John Kerry to travel to Egypt today

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kerrySecretary of State John Kerry is heading to Egypt this morning.

The State Department released a statement saying that Kerry will meet with Egyptian officials in Cairo to discuss the situation in Gaza and to push for a cease-fire.

The announcement comes on the heels of the deadliest day yet in the battle between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza.

The Gaza health ministry says 87 Palestinians died yesterday.

The Israeli Defense Forces say 13 soldiers were killed.

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