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Gaza cease-fire begins; will it last?

CNN - Found 1 hour ago
Gaza City (CNN) -- After weeks of fighting and more than 1,500 deaths, some semblance of peace may be coming to Gaza -- at least temporarily. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Thursday that an unconditional humanitarian cease-fire would begin at 8 ...
Cease-Fire in Gaza Conflict Takes Effect as Talks Are Set - New York Times
72-hour humanitarian cease-fire begins in Gaza - CNN
3-day Gaza cease-fire goes into effect after heavy Israel-Hamas fighting - FOXNews.com
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Ebola victim heads to US hospital

BBC - Found 3 hours ago
Schools in Liberia are closed, under presidential orders A hospital in Atlanta is preparing to receive a US aid worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa. The unnamed patient will be flown to the US in the next few days for treatment at a high-security ward at Emory University ...
American with Ebola gives treatment to ill colleague - Atlanta hospital to treat American with Ebola - OPINION: To stop ... - FOXNews.com
An Ebola patient is leaving Africa for treatment at an Atlanta hospital - Washington Post
Sick doc gives Ebola serum away - CNN
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Senate kills immigration bill

CNN - Found 4 hours ago
Washington (CNN) -- On what was supposed to be the last day before summer recess, dysfunction reigned in Congress. House Republican leaders called off a vote Thursday on their $659 million emergency response to the border influx from Central America overwhelming immigration resources, unable to ...
Border bill in limbo after chaotic day in House - FOXNEWS.COM EXCLUSIVE: Report reveals 'disturbing trend' of brazen ... - FOXNews.com
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is a rising Republican power in House, as well as a whip - Washington Post
Sen. Cruz denies working against House border bill - Washington Post
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Water main break blocks Route 1 in Hyattsville through Friday a.m.

Washington Post - Found 2 hours ago
A water main that ruptured Thursday night in Hyattsville will dampen Friday morning’s commute along Route 1, officials said late Thursday. The 4800 block of Rhode Island Avenue (Route 1) is closed in both directions, and will remain that way Friday morning. Washington Suburban Sanitary ...
Water main break closes Route 1 in Hyattsville - Washington Post
Despite moratorium, Detroit water worries remain - USA Today
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USA Today

Video: Rolex showcased at McDonnell trial today

NBCNews.com - Found 2 hours ago
Rachel Maddow   |   July 31, 2014 Steve Kornacki discusses day four of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s corruption trial, where jurors inspected the Rolex watch that was given to the Governor by Virginia businessman Jonnie Williams.
Jury in Ex-Virginia Governor’s Trial Hears of Money Transfer - New York Times
4 Here's Jonnie: Cue the rapt gaze from former Va. first lady Maureen McDonnell - Washington Post
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1 dead in parking lot plane crash

CNN - Found 5 hours ago
A plane crashed in the parking lot of a crowded San Diego shopping center, killing one passenger and injuring the pilot.
Small Plane Crashes outside of San Diego - CNN
Video: Small plane crashes into shopping area; 1 dead - NBCNews.com
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Gaza cease-fire begins; will it last?

CNN - Found 1 hour ago
Gaza City (CNN) -- After weeks of fighting and more than 1,500 deaths, some semblance of peace may be coming to Gaza -- at least temporarily. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Thursday that an unconditional humanitarian cease-fire would begin at 8 ...
Cease-Fire in Gaza Conflict Takes Effect as Talks Are Set - New York Times
72-hour humanitarian cease-fire begins in Gaza - CNN
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VIDEO: Rare contact with remote Amazon tribe

BBC - Found 9 hours ago
A group of previously isolated indigenous people from the Amazon has come face to face with a settled community of villagers for the first time in the Brazilian state of Acre, according to authorities. FUNAI, Brazil's Indigenous Affairs Department, has released footage of the meeting. Experts ...
Rare contact with remote Amazon tribe - BBC
Video Shows Isolated Amazonian Tribe's First Contact With Outside World - Atlanta Journal And Constitution
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Fighting rages near MH17 site

CNN - Found 4 hours ago
(CNN) -- A passenger jet shot out of the sky two weeks ago brought the world's attention to eastern Ukraine, where government forces are battling pro-Russian separatists. But with so much fast-breaking global news, it's easy to lose track of the latest developments. Here's a guide to get you up to ...
MH17 crash: 80 bodies could be at site, official says - CNN
Dutch retrieve DNA of some Ukraine crash victims - FOXNews.com
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Senate kills immigration bill

CNN - Found 4 hours ago
Washington (CNN) -- On what was supposed to be the last day before summer recess, dysfunction reigned in Congress. House Republican leaders called off a vote Thursday on their $659 million emergency response to the border influx from Central America overwhelming immigration resources, unable to ...
Border bill in limbo after chaotic day in House - FOXNEWS.COM EXCLUSIVE: Report reveals 'disturbing trend' of brazen ... - FOXNews.com
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is a rising Republican power in House, as well as a whip - Washington Post
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Video: CIA admits to hacking Senate computers

NBCNews.com - Found 4 hours ago
Rachel Maddow   |   July 31, 2014 Steve Kornacki is joined by New York Times nation security correspondent Mark Mazzetti to discuss the implications of the CIA’s admission that the agency spied on Senate computers, despite previously denying such allegations.
'Torture Report' Won’t Call It Torture - Daily Beast
What CIA credibility? Our view - USA Today
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Daily Beast

Clinton Before 9-11: Could have killed Bin Laden

USA Today - Found 1 hour ago
... in 2001, saying he could have killed Osama Bin Laden. The former President made the comment the day before the September 11th attacks. (Aug. 1)                
Recording reveals that Bill Clinton said on Sept. 10, 2001 he could have killed bin Laden but 'didn't' - FOXNews.com
Eerie Clinton Tape Surfaces: I Could Have Killed Osama - NBCNews.com
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USA Today

An ABC Veteran Is Named ‘PBS NewsHour’ Producer

New York Times - Found 4 hours ago
Sara Just, the Washington deputy bureau chief for ABC News, said she wanted to modernize the venerable public broadcasting news program.
Sara Just Leaving ABC News for WETA - ABC News
An ABC Veteran Is Named ‘PBS NewsHour’ Executive Producer - New York Times
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Bieber posts photo of Bloom 'crying'

BBC - Found 54 minutes ago
Justin Bieber has posted a photo of Orlando Bloom wiping his eyes on Instagram after it's reported the two had a fight in Ibiza. Footage, which appears to show Bloom, 37, being separated from Bieber at Cipriani's restaurant in Eivissa was posted on TMZ on Wednesday. It seems to show the Lord Of The ...
Orlando Bloom-Justin Bieber Fight: The Greatest Reactions - Hollywood Reporter
Justin Bieber Was "Very Persistent" in Contacting Miranda Kerr After 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - EOnline.com
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Box office preview: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' aims for a cosmic debut

Entertainment Weekly Online - Found 6 hours ago
Image Credit: Marvel The motley crew of rebels and mercenaries in Guardians of the Galaxy make their theatrical debut this weekend, and all signs point to a stellar opening. They might not be the most popular or well-known Marvel characters, but strong reviews and an even stronger marketing campaign ...
James Gunn Discusses Marvel's 'Guardians' Possibly Meeting the 'Avengers' - Hollywood Reporter
Video: Meet the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ - USA Today
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Iliad Bids $15 Billion in Challenge to Sprint for T-Mobile

Washington Post - Found 56 minutes ago
(Updates with closing share price in fifth paragraph.) Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Iliad SA, the French mobile-phone carrier founded by billionaire Xavier Niel, offered $15 billion in cash for a controlling stake in T-Mobile US Inc., rivaling a proposal from Sprint Corp. T-Mobile parent company Deutsche ...
Iliad Bids $15 Billion to Challenge Sprint for T-Mobile Stake - Washington Post
Who wins if Iliad buys T-Mobile? - NetworkWorld
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Yahoo! News

Revamped Apple TV may be delayed until 2015, report claims

NetworkWorld - Found 7 hours ago
With Apple executives touting the most exciting lineup of new products in 25 years, one product due for for a major upgrade is Apple's long-adored hobby -- the Apple TV. For some time now, rumors have been circulating that Apple has been prepping to deliver a majorly revamped update to the Apple TV ...
Video: The evolution of the iPhone - NBCNews.com
Apple’s new online content network should deliver your files faster - Engadget
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Facebook brings free Internet to Zambia with new app

ITWire - Found 5 hours ago
Mark Zuckerberg's Internet.org initiative has taken the first steps in its goal of providing global Internet with the launch of a new app in Zambia. The app, announced today, provides “basic access” to 13 different Internet-based services, including Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Google search ...
Facebook's Internet.org app offers free web access in Zambia - Engadget
Facebook-Backed Nonprofit Brings Free Internet to Zambia - Wired News
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Wired News

Tigers seek AL supremacy by acquiring Price

SI.com - Found 4 hours ago
The American League arms race continues. On a wild deadline day that began with the A's trading for Boston's Jon Lester , the Tigers — who eliminated Oakland from the playoffs in both the 2012 and 2013 Division Series — upped the ante by pulling off a three-way trade for Tampa Bay's David Price ...
Tigers land huge Deadline prize in Price - Major League Baseball
Tigers hope championship comes with a Price - Major League Baseball
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Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from golf, citing 'personal challenges'

FOXSports.com - Found 22 minutes ago
AKRON, Ohio -- Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges," a swift end to his season that will keep him from playing the PGA Championship, the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup. In a statement Thursday from Hambric Sports Management, the ...
Golfer Dustin Johnson taking leave of absence - USA Today
In Line for Spot on Ryder Cup Team, Dustin Johnson Takes a Leave - New York Times
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Bell: Time for the NFL to rewrite punishment rules

USA Today - Found 3 hours ago
San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith wipes his face during training camp at the SAP Performance Facility. (Photo: Kyle Terada, USA TODAY Sports) Ray Rice seemed genuine enough in facing the music on Thursday, with his first public comments since receiving a two-game suspension and an ...
Rice: 'Biggest mistake of my life' - ESPN.com
Ray Rice sends right message this time - ESPN.com
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Ebola victim heads to US hospital

BBC - Found 3 hours ago
Schools in Liberia are closed, under presidential orders A hospital in Atlanta is preparing to receive a US aid worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa. The unnamed patient will be flown to the US in the next few days for treatment at a high-security ward at Emory University ...
American with Ebola gives treatment to ill colleague - Atlanta hospital to treat American with Ebola - OPINION: To stop ... - FOXNews.com
An Ebola patient is leaving Africa for treatment at an Atlanta hospital - Washington Post
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BBC

Cheesecake Factory takes the prize for most caloric food.

Houston Chronicle - Found 3 hours ago
You knew these foods were bad for you, but did you know how bad? The Cheesecake Factory took the cake at the Xtreme Eating Awards 2014, a competition hosted by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest. The organization, founded in the early 1970s, focuses on being "the voice of the ...
Xtreme Eating 2014: How America's Unhealthiest Meals Are Destroying Your Body - Atlanta Journal And Constitution
Is your favorite restaurant meal on worst-calorie list? - Chicago Daily Herald
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Houston Chronicle

Weighing risks, benefits of testosterone therapy

NBCNews.com - Found 16 hours ago
TODAY   |   July 31, 2014 As more and more middle-aged men turn to testosterone therapy to increase their energy and sex drive, Siobhan O'Connor, health director of Time magazine, and Dr. Steven Kaplan look at the potential benefits and risks of the treatment.
Are You Man Enough? The Truth About Low Testosterone - Time
The Truth About "Manopause" - Mens Journal
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DealBook: Upstart French Telecom Iliad Bids $15 Billion for a Majority Stake in T-Mobile US

New York Times - Found 3 hours ago
The move by Iliad, the fourth largest cellphone operator in France, would be a huge test of its financial capabilities and comes as T-Mobile and Sprint have been in merger talks.
Quick Take: Iliad's $15B Offer for T-Mobile - BusinessWeek
After Iliad Offer, T-Mobile Traders Expect More from Sprint - Yahoo! Finance
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BusinessWeek

Tesla Ready to Pump Out 100,000 Cars Per Year by 2015

BusinessWeek - Found 51 minutes ago
"Processed ore from mines will enter by railcar on one side and finished battery packs will exit on the other." That’s Elon Musk writing to the shareholders of Tesla Motors on Thursday in a letter (PDF) detailing the company’s second quarter results and its construction of a new battery plant. ...
Tesla EPS, Sales Top, But Costs Are Rising - Yahoo! Finance
Tesla and Panasonic Agree To Build Factory in U.S. - New York Times
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USA Today

Target's New CEO Is Steeped in Stores

Wall Street Journal - Found 4 hours ago
Target Corp.'s new chief executive is a polished businessman who spent the last decade job-hopping across the divide between retailers and their suppliers. Now he will have to settle in and study up on areas where Target needs work. Brian Cornell spent time in top roles at Safeway Inc., Wal-Mart ...
4 things new Target CEO Cornell needs to do - USA Today
Target names Pepsi executive as chairman and CEO [Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. :: ] - BusinessWeek
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Reuters