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Hamas defends Gaza ambush blamed for ending ceasefire
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 07:39:58 GMT
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Reuters
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Hamas claimed responsibility on Saturday for a deadly Gaza Strip ambush in which an Israeli army officer may have been captured, but said the incident likely preceded and therefore had not violated a U.S.- and ...
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9/11: Obama admits CIA tortured suspects after attacks
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 07:38:36 GMT
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BBC News
Barack Obama has admitted for the first time that the CIA did torture suspects after the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York. The admission has come before the release of a Senate Committee report into the actions of the CIA in the wake of the ...
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5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 07:48:37 GMT
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Washington Post
Two Americans who had been working to treat Ebola patients in Africa have been stricken by the disease. Officials say they will be taken to Atlanta's Emory University Hospital in a tightly sealed isolation unit. The first is expected to arrive Saturday, and the ...
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HOMICIDE: Medical examiner says NYPD chokehold killed Staten Island dad ...
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 07:27:19 GMT
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New York Daily News
It was a homicide — and the chokehold killed him. Eric Garner, the Staten Island dad who complained that he couldn't breathe as he was subdued by cops, died from compression of the neck, the medical examiner said Friday. The autopsy also found that ...
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Israels Iron Dome to Get $225 Million Under U.S. Bill
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 02:23:38 GMT
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Bloomberg
The U.S. House and Senate approved $225 million in emergency spending for Israel's Iron Dome missile-defense system, sending a message of support for Israel as fighting surged in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. House and Senate passage yesterday ...
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UPDATE 2-Factory blast in east China kills at least 65 - state TV
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 07:42:25 GMT
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Reuters
(Adds details). BEIJING Aug 2 (Reuters) - An explosion killed at least 65 people and injured more than 120 at factory in China that makes wheels for U.S. carmakers, including General Motors, state media said, as the country suffered its worst industrial ...
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Experts recover more MH17 remains, despite deadly clashes
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 05:12:43 GMT
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Irish Times
Australian and Dutch investigators examine a piece of debris of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 aircraft yesterday near the village of Hrabove in eastern Ukraine. Photograph: EPA/Igor Kovalenko. Daniel McLaughlin. Topics: News · World · Europe · Pieter Jaap ...
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S&P 500 Has Its Worst Week in 2 Years
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 05:27:53 GMT
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The Ledger
U.S. stocks fell for a second day Friday, adding to the massive sell-off the day before and giving the market its worst week in two years.The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 5.52 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,925.15. The index fell 2.7 percent this week, its worst ...
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Paul Georges injury raises question on pros playing for USA
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 07:08:53 GMT
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Detroit Free Press
LAS VEGAS — You have to wonder if we witnessed the end of many professional basketball players participating in international competitions Friday night. The Team USA intrasquad scrimmage was called off early when Pacers small forward Paul George ...
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Eric Cantor quitting Congress Aug. 18
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:18:33 GMT
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Politico
Rep. Eric Cantor says he will resign from Congress on Aug. 18 and has requested a special election to replace him, according to a report late Thursday. The Virginia Republican told the Richmond Times-Dispatch that he has called on Gov. Terry McAuliffe to ...

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