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The Texas gunman who killed six people was out to murder more family members, police say.


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Washington Redskins owner Dan SnyderYahoo News' Matt Bai writes Redskins owner and offers to help market the team now that its lost its trademark protection.


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Israeli soldiers drive a tank to a position near Israel Gaza Border, Thursday, July 10, 2014. With rockets raining deep inside Israel, the military pummeled Palestinian targets Wednesday across the Gaza Strip and threatened a broad ground offensive, while the first diplomatic efforts to end two days of heavy fighting got underway. Egypt, which has mediated before between Israel and the Hamas militant group, said it spoke to all sides about ending the violence. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in touch with Israel to try to lower tensions. And the United Nations chief warned of a "deteriorating situation ... which could quickly get beyond anyone's control." (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel dramatically escalated its aerial assault in Gaza Thursday hitting hundreds of Hamas targets, and the Palestinians said a family of eight was killed in a strike that destroyed their home. Israel's missile defense system once again intercepted rockets fired by militants at the country's heartland.


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