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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Two weeks into the conflict in the Gaza Strip, more than 600 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 29 Israelis have been killed. Two recent Israeli strikes, on a school and a hospital, reflect the scope of Israel's offensive.
 
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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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Newt Gingrich

May 2, 2012 — What to say about Newt Gingrich that Newt Gingrich hasn't already said about Newt Gingrich? As the former House speaker formally leaves the Republican presidential race, a look back at his long, costly and quixotic campaign.
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May 3, 2012 — The former House speaker said Wednesday that he's suspending his presidential campaign, and he's ready to help the presumptive Republican nominee, Mitt Romney, battle President Obama. But Newt Gingrich might have a more pressing problem: His campaign has about $4 million in debt.
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May 2, 2012 — On the day Newt Gingrich finally gets out of the way of Mitt Romney, the Democrats have offered a parting gift of sorts from the former House speaker to the presumptive Republican nominee.
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May 1, 2012 — He's giving supporters "an insider advanced notice that on Wednesday I'll be officially suspending the campaign." And he's using the message to say, again, that reelecting President Obama "would be a genuine disaster."
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Apr 26, 2012 — Newt Gingrich is ending his presidential campaign next wee. A conservative taxpayers group had called on him to give up his Secret Service protection.
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Apr 25, 2012 — Newt Gingrich has experienced a long slide since March 6, when he won Georgia's Republican primary. It was his second and final victory of the campaign season, but Gingrich fought to stay in the race through a Southern strategy that never caught on.
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Apr 25, 2012 — Sources are telling media outlets that the former House speaker will soon exit the campaign and that it's highly likely he will endorse Mitt Romney.
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Apr 24, 2012 — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is more than $4 million in debt, but he keeps campaigning, despite having no chance of seizing the GOP nomination from Mitt Romney. Some critics say Gingrich's dogged refusal to leave the race could seriously damage his political brand.
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Apr 17, 2012 — Backers of Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich have been asked to pay $50 for a photo with the former House speaker. And on Tuesday, Gingrich supporters received an email with a discount offer from LifeLock — the identity theft protection company.
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Mar 29, 2012 — Sheldon Adelson, who along with his wife has used a superPAC to give Newt Gingrich $15 million of support, says the former House speaker can't get enough delegates to be the nominee. Meanwhile, Gingrich and Mitt Romney met secretly on Saturday.
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