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Refugee Camps Shelled in Gaza; Six Relatives Killed

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 4:46am
The 16-day conflict has claimed the lives of 718 Palestinians, most of them civilians, officials say. Israel has lost 32 soldiers and two civilians.
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Finally Free: Christian Mom Sent to Death Row Escapes to West

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 4:25am
The mom who married an American and was spared the death penalty for converting to Christianity, was finally leaving Sudan Thursday – bound for Italy.






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Australia Sends Cops to Guard Jet Crash Scene

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 4:14am
Australian PM Tony Abbott has accused Russian-backed rebels who control the crash site of tampering with evidence on "an industrial scale"
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Mom Locked Two Kids in Car, Gambled at Casino: Cops

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 3:58am
The children weren't injured but were taken into protective custody, according to police.
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Grandfather Surrenders Over Toddler's Hot-Car Death

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 3:39am
The high temperature the day of "tragic event" was only 84 degrees, according to police.
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Dad Charged in 1995 Killings of Teen Daughter, Wife

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 3:33am
Almost 20 years after the body of a 17-year-old was discovered behind a shopping plaza, police have identified her and charged her father with murder.
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Skateboarder, Three Others Hunted in Bridge Flag Case

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 3:24am
The NYPD retrieved the bleached American flags on Tuesday. They also found large aluminum pans affixed over the flag lights, secured with zip ties.






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What Happened? Arizona Execution Took Nearly Two Hours

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 3:19am
Witnesses say Joseph Wood gasped and snorted for well over an hour.






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'I Lost Everything': Gazan Relives Strike That Killed Family

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 2:38am
When the war began, Hassan Al Hallaq did what any sensible parent would do, he moved his family to what he thought was the safest part of the city.






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FAA Lifts Ban on U.S. Airline Flights to Israel

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:06am
The FAA said it made the decision after reviewing steps the Israeli government was taking to mitigate risks to civilian aircraft.






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Unhappiest City in America? It Might Surprise You

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:32pm
You'd think with a sound economy, good restaurants and great entertainment, people living there would be in a fine mood, but no, a new study says.






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Washington's Worst Fires in History Take Nasty Turn

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:19pm
The worst wildfires in Washington state history are being complicated by intense thunderstorms that could make matters even worse.






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Music in the Clouds: Flying Piano Show Hits Germany

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:16pm
German pianist Stefan Aaron plays a piano on a "flying carpet" platform suspended from a helicopter, over the Munich airport on Wednesday.
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A Dirty Trick for SETI: Go After Alien Polluters

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:44pm
Researchers say it's theoretically possible to identify an advanced civilization on an alien planet by the chemical signature of its pollution.
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Flight Horror: Passenger Plane Crashes in Stormy Taiwan

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:21pm
A plane crashed while making an emergency landing in Taiwan, killing 48 people, authorities said.
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Mom and Daughter Die from Food Truck Blast Injuries

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:20pm
Jaylin Landaverry, 17, and her mother, Olga Galdernez, were engulfed in a propane tank blast that destroyed their food truck in Philadelphia on July 1.
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'Tower of David' Slum Skyscraper May Be Demolished

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:57pm
An abandoned 45-story skyscraper-turned-slum in Venezuela that houses some 1,150 families is slated for demolition, President Nicolas Maduro says.






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Self-Defense on Trial Again in Porch Shooting

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:29pm
Opening arguments began Wednesday in the trial of a suburban Detroit man charged with fatally shooting a young woman on his porch last November.






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NASA Puts Out Call for Mars Satellite Network

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:24pm
In what may be the ultimate in long-distance phone service, NASA has put out a call for a commercially owned and operated satellite network on Mars.
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Audit: NASA Doesn't Have the Money for Big Rockets

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:54pm
The Government Accountability Office says NASA's Space Launch System is at "high risk" of missing a test flight in 2017 due to a lack of money.






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