Moral clarity in Gaza

IsraelIDFIsrael accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing. Hamas deliberately aims rockets at civilians; Israel painstakingly tries to avoid them, actually telephoning civilians in the area and dropping warning charges, so-called roof knocking.

“Here’s the difference between us,” explains the Israeli prime minister. “We’re using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they’re using their civilians to protect their missiles,” Charles Krauthammer writes in a recent weekly political column for the Washington Post.
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66ers done in Tulsa

Canton Charge v Tulsa 66ersTULSA, OK—The Tulsa 66ers are no more.

After 10 years in Tulsa, and after the loss of their lease with the SpiritBank Event Center in Bixby, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced that their NBA Development League affiliate will move to Oklahoma City permanently beginning with the 2014-15 season.

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Plane ‘shot down’ with 295 on board

MalaysiaAirplaneA Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur fell from the sky7 in Ukraine approximately 20 miles from the Russian border after reportedly being hit by a ground-to-air missile.

The passenger plane was hit over eastern Ukraine with 295 people on board traveling at an altitude of 33,000 feet. Some reports suggesting that as many as 23 Americans were on board.
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Survey of Oklahoma economic sentiments

EconomicLibertyTULSA, OK – The inaugural report of the Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey was released today and indicates the sentiment of Oklahoma consumers on the economy is higher than that of consumers in the neighboring states of Arkansas and Missouri. All three trailed the national consumer sentiment index for June as reported by Thomson Reuters and the University of Michigan.
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Missiles found in UN-run school in Gaza

Smoke from rockets fired from Gaza City launched toward Israel,  July 15, 2014 ( photo: AFP/ Thomas Coex/)

Smoke from rockets fired from Gaza City launched toward Israel, July 15, 2014 ( photo: AFP/ Thomas Coex/)

Some 20 rockets were found Wednesday in a school in Gaza operated by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, the organization confirmed Thursday.

The weapons were found in “the course of the regular inspection of its premises,” UNRWA said in a statement, adding that the school was vacant.
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