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WASHINGTON (AP) - Senator Ted Cruz of Texas says tourism is an $11 billion industry for Israel and a U.S. ban on flights to Tel Aviv may be a crippling blow. He's suggesting that President Barack Obama is using a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel. The FAA says the ban is a response to a rocket strike near Tel Aviv's airport and calls Cruz's comments "ridiculous and offensive."

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal agency is warning doctors not to use compounded drugs from a plant in Temple. FDA inspectors say they recently uncovered unsanitary conditions at Unique Pharmaceuticals' plant and say several lots of drugs that were supposed to be sterile were not. But officials say they're not aware of any illnesses linked to the products.

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (AP) - Police in North Richland Hills say a man charged in the death of his 20-month-old granddaughter is free on bond. James Hollingsworth turned himself in Wednesday. Police say the 59-year-old man left the child in a car for eight hours on a hot April day after forgetting to take her to day care.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A woman has been convicted of lying on records she filled out to buy five assault rifles from dealers in South Texas last summer. Yadira Garcia of Alamo says she used thousands of dollars in bingo winnings to buy the guns. One of them later turned up in Mexico. The woman faces up to 30 years in prison.

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