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  1. US, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fireFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:55:15 GMT
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Friday morning, the United Nations and United States announced, although Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there were "no guarantees" the lull in violence would bring an end to the 24-day-old Gaza war.... More...
  2. Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes chargesThu, 31 Jul 2014 21:10:49 GMT
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Nearly a month into Israel's fierce assault on Hamas in Gaza, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is facing mounting domestic pressure to seek war crimes charges against Israel at the International Criminal Court.... More...
  3. 10 Things to Know for FridayFri, 01 Aug 2014 01:27:49 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:... More...
  4. CIA spied on Senate, internal review findsThu, 31 Jul 2014 23:40:49 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist behavior by CIA officers.... More...
  5. Dow plunges as multiple worries vex investorsThu, 31 Jul 2014 22:40:58 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) -- For stock investors, the red flags were everywhere on Thursday.... More...
  6. W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deathsThu, 31 Jul 2014 21:45:07 GMT
    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the disease.... More...
  7. Gas explosions kill 22, injure 270 in TaiwanFri, 01 Aug 2014 01:13:32 GMT
    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- Several underground gas explosions killed 22 people and injured 270 others in Taiwan's second-largest city, authorities said Friday.... More...
  8. Congress oks VA, highway bills, not border measureFri, 01 Aug 2014 01:11:46 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking illegally to the United States.... More...
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