Hamas Calls End to Truce with Israel
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We are spending much of this morning on the election news, and we'll continue. In a moment we'll check in with governors' races.
First, here is some of the other news from around the world this morning. The Islamic militant group Hamas today declared an end to an unofficial truce with Israel. This followed the shelling of the northern Gaza town Beit Hanoun that killed 18 people. All of those killed were civilians. The leader of Hamas urged his followers to respond to the attack with, quote "deeds, not words."
There was also violence today in Pakistan. In the northwest frontier province, a suicide bomber killed nearly three dozen Pakistani soldiers. This region is considered the stronghold for Taliban fighters still active across the border in Afghanistan
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