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    Israel Strikes Gaza Again, After Militants Set Fires in Israel

    The exchanges on Thursday and into Friday stopped short of a full-scale escalation, but they underscored the fragile nature of the cease-fire that ended last month’s war.

    Blackout Strikes Natanz Nuclear Facility in Iran

    The power outage comes at a delicate time, with talks underway in Vienna to restore the 2015 nuclear deal.

    Quake Strikes Java in Indonesia, Killing at Least 6 People

    Television reports showed people running in panic from malls and buildings in several cities in East Java Province. The earthquake shook the tourist hot spot of Bali.

    Israel Strikes Syria and Iranian Forces as Pompeo Flies In

    Israel launched the retaliatory airstrikes in Syria hours before a meeting in Jerusalem with the Bahraini foreign minister and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

    Coronavirus Strikes Mink in Utah

    Five animals on two farms test positive, but many more are believed to be affected.
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    During a Workers’ Party meeting, the North Korean leader reviewed the new U.S. policy on his country and ordered “counteraction,” state news media reported.