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Russian Aid Trucks Finally Roll Into Ukraine

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:20am
Some Russian trucks in a massive aid convoy have begun to clear customs at a rebel-held border crossing in eastern Ukraine, authorities said Thursday

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U.S. Drops Leaflets Urging Iraqis to Stand Up to ISIS

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:36am
The leaflets called ISIS an "ignorant atheist expansion," and told citizens "it is time that we all stand together on the land of our sacred city."

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Three Hamas Commanders Killed by Israeli Strike

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:20am
The Strike is likely to be a major blow to the organization's morale and a significant achievement for Israel's intelligence agency.

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Bank of America Will Pay $16.65 Billion Over Mortgages

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:06am
It's the largest settlement of its kind to come out of the financial meltdown that led to the Great Recession.
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'No Confrontations' in Ferguson as Arrests Plummet

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:49am
Only six people were arrested in Ferguson, Missouri, overnight as fewer "agitators and criminals" attended protests, police said.

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U.S. Mission to Rescue Foley in Syria Failed: Officials

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:46am
The U.S. tried to rescue James Foley and other hostages held in Syria by Islamist militants, but the mission failed because the hostages weren't there, officials said.

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Heading Home: Ebola Patient to Be Released From Atlanta Hospital

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:45am
Dr. Kent Brantly was working with Christian aid organization Samaritan’s Purse in West Africa when he fell ill with Ebola.

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Terror Spree: Who Are the Extremists That Killed Foley?

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:43am
Foley, a 40-year-old American journalist held in Syria since 2012, was beheaded by militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS.

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Thursday's Top 6 News Stories

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:28am
From the failed rescue of journalist James Foley to the release of the Ebola-afflicted U.S. doctor from the hospital, see the stories we’re following.
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Nelly Discusses His 'Broken' Hometown With Holder

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:43am
Rapper Nelly spoke to Attorney General Eric Holder Wednesday, telling him that changes must be made to rebuild community trust in Ferguson, Missouri.

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MH370 Hunters Map Underwater Area Twice Size of N.J.

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:50am
Investigators said they have mapped two-thirds of an area the size of West Virginia where they think the Boeing 777's wreckage might be.

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Ferguson Cops Sued Over 2011 Alleged Wrongful Death

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:18am
The Ferguson Police Department was hit with two federal lawsuits over the alleged wrongful death of a man that had been "tasered," NBC News confirmed.

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Take a Look at James Foley's Finest Reporting

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:04am
Although he was killed by ISIS, Jim's quest to chronicle modern war lives on through his journalism. Here's a sampling of his work for GlobalPost.

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Dad's Daring Mission to Lure Home ISIS' Foreign Fighters

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:31am
Dimitri Bontinck says only two percent of those who left home to fight in Syrian can be persuaded to return to their home countries.

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Israeli Strike Destroys Gaza Building, Kills Six

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:35am
An overnight Israeli airstrike demolished a four-story building in southern Gaza, killing at least six people, Palestinian police say.

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Rural Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce Federal Gun Laws

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:28am
A growing numbers of sheriffs are saying they won't heed U.S. restrictions on guns, saying they violate constitutional guarantees.

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