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Footage released by an Israeli human rights group shows Israeli police and soldiers standing by while settlers fire on a group of Palestinians in the northern region of the West Bank. It is unclear which side provoked the incident. One Palestinian was wounded in the confrontation.

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A man with an AK-47 assault rifle killed four people and wounded six before killing himself with a shot to the head at an IHOP restaurant in Carson City, Nev. (more)

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Italian prosecutors want US Marine Mario Lozano to stand trial for the death of Nicola Calipari, a 51-year-old Italian intelligence agent who was killed at a U roadblock in Iraq Calipari was escorting an Italian journalist who had been released by kidnappers A report published by Italy last year conflicts with the U version of events and, according to the BBC, cited "the troops' stress and inexperience".

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Truthdig says: It strains credulity to suggest, as the White House has, that the vice president couldn't inform the national media of the incident while also ensuring proper medical care of the guy on the receiving end of his shotgun blast. Lots of updates on the next page.

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