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Official: 13 killed as shells hit Gaza UN school

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:49am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- A Palestinian health official says 13 people were killed after tank shells hit a U.N. school in Gaza where hundreds of Palestinians had taken refuge from Israeli attacks....
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Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:35pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter....
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China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:55pm
BEIJING (AP) -- China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topmost leaders....
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China reports deadly attack in northwest

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:26pm
BEIJING (AP) -- A mob armed with knives and axes rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed Islamic militants, state media reported Tuesday....
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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:01pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:...
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Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:22pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973....
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Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:21pm
PARIS (AP) -- Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists....
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Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:12pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia....
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Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:33pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate on Tuesday voted to change the funding and timing of a House bill to keep federal highway funds flowing to states in an effort to force Congress to come to grips with chronic funding problems that have plagued transportation programs in recent years....
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$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:47pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million....
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Senate bill would end NSA phone records collection

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:06pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a bill to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records, a proposal that goes further than a similar House measure and has drawn support from civil liberties groups, the White House and Republicans....
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AP PHOTOS: Building boom in N. Dakota's oil patch

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:45pm
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- President Theodore Roosevelt once came to North Dakota's Badlands to find solitude and solace amid the area's "desolate, grim beauty." But Roosevelt's Dakota is barely visible today....
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Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:44pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email....
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EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 2:58pm
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Shocked into action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner and the resulting deaths of more than 200 Europeans, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, to be followed swiftly by similar punitive measures from the U.S....
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Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 2:33pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A jury awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million on Tuesday in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle....
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Lawmakers try to seal $225M aid package for Israel

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:57pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic and Republican members of Congress scrambled Tuesday to seal a $225 million boost to Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system before they break this week for a month-long recess....
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Full appeals court upholds labels on meat packages

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld new government rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered....
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NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:53pm
CHICAGO (AP) -- The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports....
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Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:59am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute....
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Lavrov and Kerry talk about Cold war-era arms deal

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:42am
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's Foreign Ministry says the chief diplomats from Russia and the United States have discussed the situation in Ukraine and the fulfillment of a Cold War-era arms control deal that the U.S. has accused Russia of violating....
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