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US, UN announce Gaza cease-fire video US, UN announce Gaza cease-fire

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a humanitarian cease-fire…

Wilfred Smith lost all five brothers during World War I video Wilfred Smith lost all five brothers during World War I

Private Wilfred Smith lost all five of his brothers…

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Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels, deaths spike
Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels, deaths spike

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to destroy Hamas' tunnel network designed for deadly attacks inside Israel…

Demoted worker shoots CEO, then self
Demoted worker shoots CEO, then self

A demoted worker in Chicago arranged a one-on-one meeting with his company's CEO. Then he pulled out a gun and shot him.

Investigators risk attack to reach MH17 crash site
Investigators risk attack to reach MH17 crash site

An international probe into the downing of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine has inched forward, as Australian and Dutch experts…

Identifying Air Algerie victims 'could take years'
Identifying Air Algerie victims 'could take years'

Identifying the victims from last week's Air Algerie crash in Mali "could take weeks, months and maybe years", Algeria's…

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Citi says SEC has closed probe of mortgage bonds

WASHINGTON (AP) Citigroup Inc. says it's been told by the Securities and Exchange Commission that the agency has completed…

China says 9 suspects killed in Xinjiang raid

BEIJING (AP) China says nine suspects were killed and another captured in a police action in the restive northwestern region…

US manufacturing expands again in July

WASHINGTON (AP) US manufacturing expanded for the 14th straight month in July. The Institute for Supply Management, a…

2 Americans detained in North Korea say they will be tried soon, appeal for US help

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) 2 Americans detained in North Korea say they will be tried soon, appeal for US help.

Construction spending falls 1.8 percent in June

WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. construction spending fell in June by the largest amount in more than three years as housing, non-residential…

US auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts

DETROIT (AP) Big discounts are putting some sizzle in summer auto sales. General Motors, Ford, Nissan and Chrysler all…

US stocks stabilize, helped by a pickup in hiring

NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks are stabilizing a day after a steep drop as investors were encouraged by the latest wave of hiring. Decent…

Survey: US manufacturing expands strongly in July, 14th straight monthly gain

WASHINGTON (AP) Survey: US manufacturing expands strongly in July, 14th straight monthly gain.

2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect…

In brief lull, Gaza's displaced survey devastation

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Bassem Abul Qumbus looked in despair at the wreck of his home. Shells had punched holes in an…

Construction spending falls 1.8 percent in June, biggest decline in more than 3 years

WASHINGTON (AP) Construction spending falls 1.8 percent in June, biggest decline in more than 3 years.

Hyundai recalls more than 419K vehicles

DETROIT (AP) Hyundai is recalling more than 419,000 cars and SUVs to fix suspension, brake and oil leak problems. The…

6 dead following earthquake in Algeria

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) Algerian officials say six people are dead and 420 injured following an earthquake that shook Algiers…

WHO: Ebola moving faster than control efforts

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts…

Fiat shareholders vote in favor of Chrysler merger

TURIN, Italy (AP) Fiat shareholders have voted in favor of a merger with Chrysler that has been five years in the works…

US: Abduction of Israeli would be 'outrageous'

WASHINGTON (AP) The Obama administration on Friday condemned violations of the internationally-brokered Gaza cease-fire…

US consumer spending up 0.4 percent in June

WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. consumer spending rose at the fastest pace in three months in June, providing momentum for the economy…

Pamela Anderson wants Faeroes to stop whale drive

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) A more than four century-old pilot whales drive in the Faeroe Islands is a "barbaric, psychotic…

Could Helen Mirren forget how to act? She worries

LOS ANGELES (AP) Helen Mirren lowers her voice to a whisper and her eyes take on a devious twinkle as she makes a confession:…

Saudi King: Gaza war is "crime against humanity"

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah says the Gaza war is a "collective massacre" that has spared no…

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Big lift for Kiwi rocket firm
Big lift for Kiwi rocket firm

The New Zealand aerospace firm planning to launch a rocket to carry satellites into low earth orbit for a fraction of the…

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Syria

Isis attacks Syrian bases
Isis attacks Syrian bases

Isis has used military equipment seized from Iraq in its biggest challenge yet to Assad regime forces.

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