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SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Jerusalem - 7 July 20141. Wide of Jerusalem District Court 2. Close up on court sign 3. Tilt-down from poster of Mohammed Abu Khdeir to Israeli and Palestinian mourners4. Posters of slain teen outside his homeAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Ramallah, West Bank - 7 July 20145. Tilt up from poster to teen's father6. SOUNDBITE (English): Mark Regev, Israeli Prime Minister's Spokesperson (see transcript below) 7. Various of Abu Khdeir family arriving at Palestinian presidential compound8. Mid of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas looking at Tareq Abu KhdeirDEP'T OF STATE TV - AP CLIENTS ONLY Washington - 7 July 20149. SOUNDBITE (English): Jen Psaki, US State Department Spokesperson (see transcript below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Jerusalem - 7 July 201410. Mid of Tareq Abu Khdeir11. SOUNDBITE (English): Tareq Abu Khdeir, cousin of Mohammed Abu Khdeir (see transcript below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Southern Israel - 7 July 201412. Various of Israeli tanks and troops IDF HANDOUT - AP CLIENTS ONLY Gaza Strip - 7 July 201413. Cockpit video of what the Israeli Defense Force says is airstrikes on the Gaza StripAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Bureij, Gaza Strip14. Man firing in Air15. Various of mourners carrying body and funeral processionVOICEOVER: CONFESSIONS FOR THE KILLING OF A PALESTINIAN TEENAGER... ISRAELI OFFICIALS SAY THREE OF THE SIX SUSPECTS UNDER ARREST HAVE ADMITTED TO THE MURDER.THE 16-YEAR-OLD WAS KIDNAPPED NEAR HIS HOME IN EAST JERUSALEM LAST WEEK... HIS CHARRED REMAINS WERE FOUND A SHORT TIME LATER. THE MURDER TRIGGERED PUBLIC OUTCRIES BY BOTH ISRAELIS AND PALESTINIANS...WITH SOME CALLING IT A REVENGE KILLING IN RESPONSE TO THE MURDERS OF THREE ISRAELI TEENS LAST MONTH. ON MONDAY, ISRAEL'S PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN NETANYAHU CALLED THE TEEN'S FATHER.SOUNDBITE (English): Mark Regev, Israeli Prime Minister's Spokesperson: "The prime minister (Netanyahu) earlier today spoke to the father of the murdered Palestinian teen and expressed the condolences of himself and of the entire people of Israel. That brutal murder is unacceptable and we're thankful that we brought the perpetrators to justice."MEANWHILE A COUSIN OF MOHAMMED... A 15-YEAR-OLD AMERICAN... WHO SAYS HE WAS BEATEN BY ISRAELI POLICE MET WITH PALESTINIAN PRESIDENT MAHMOUD ABBAS. THE U-S STATE DEPARTMENT IS CONDEMNING TAREQ ABU KHDEIR'S TREATMENT... WITH TAREQ, CURRENTLY UNDER HOUSE ARREST IN JERUSALEM. SOUNDBITE (english): Jen Psaki, US State Department Spokesperson: "I think we've pretty strongly conveyed how we feel circumstances around this case are not fine."SOUNDBITE: (English) Tareq Abu Khdeir, cousin of Mohammed Abu Khdeir:"Justice has not been served. They still have a lot of stuff to do. They still have to go through a lot of things. We have to let them what is right and what's wrong."AND IN RECENT WEEKS... A SPIKE IN VIOLENCE... WITH PALESTINIAN MILITANTS FIRING ROCKETS TOWARD ISRAEL. OVERNIGHT MONDAY... ISRAELIS LAUNCHED AIRSTRIKES ON SITES IN GAZA. PALESTINIANS LATER ATTENDING FUNERALS FOR TWO MILITANTS KILLED IN THOSE AIRSTRIKES.THE MILITANT GROUP, HAMAS IS NOW VOWNG REVENGE. PADMANANDA RAMA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS