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Egypt calls for Gaza ceasefire as fighting rages8/23/2014 7:06:38 PMGAZA/CAIRO - Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to halt fire and resume peace talks, but violence continued unabated with Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip and Hamas militants firing rockets at the Jewish state.Merkel says tightening Ukraine-Russian border is key to peace deal8/23/2014 9:45:33 PMKIEV - - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday the standoff over Ukraine could be solved but only if control was tightened over the Ukraine-Russia border across which, the West alleges, Russia has been funnelling arms to help a separatist rebellion.Ferguson protest march marks two weeks since police shooting8/23/2014 8:38:24 PMFERGUSON Mo. - Demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday marked two weeks since a white police officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager, while authorities reported no arrests overnight among the pockets of protesters who marched and chanted in intense heat.Over a hundred migrants missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast8/23/2014 6:57:54 PMTRIPOLI - A wooden boat carrying up to 200 migrants has sunk just one kilometer (half a mile) off the Libyan coast, the coast guard said on Saturday, and most passengers were feared drowned.Thousands march in New York City to protest police chokehold death8/23/2014 9:39:50 PMNEW YORK - The Reverend Al Sharpton led thousands of chanting but peaceful activists in a march across Staten Island on Saturday to protest the death of Eric Garner, who died after New York City police put him in a banned chokehold last month.Bombs kill at least 35 across Iraq a day after mosque shooting8/23/2014 9:14:18 PMBAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq - Bombings across Iraq killed at least 35 people in attacks that appeared to be revenge for an assault on a Sunni mosque that has deepened sectarian conflict.Texas Governor Perry tries to turn felony indictment into election gold8/23/2014 8:46:59 PMPORTSMOUTH N.H. - Texas Governor Rick Perry has sought to parlay attention over a felony indictment into a fresh political push in New Hampshire, the crucial presidential primary state where his dismal showing in 2012 led him to drop out of the race.Obama to business: tell your lawmakers to renew Ex-Im Bank8/23/2014 3:19:19 PMWASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Saturday urged business owners to press Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which could halt any new financing Sept. 30 - as some conservative Republicans hope it will - if lawmakers fail to act.Renegade Libyan forces say their planes attack Tripoli again8/23/2014 9:00:00 PMTRIPOLI/BENGHAZI Libya - The air force of Libya's renegade general Khalifa Haftar on Saturday attacked positions of Islamist-leaning militia in Tripoli for the second time in less than a week, one of his commanders said.Yemen government offers to resign to end Houthi protests: source8/23/2014 7:38:23 PMSANAA - Yemen's government offered on Saturday to resign within a month and to review an unpopular decision to cut fuel subsidies, in an attempt to end protests by the Shi'ite Houthi movement, a government source told Reuters.