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Tuesday's Top 6 News Stories

14 hours 12 min ago
From the identification of victims of the downed Malaysian airliner to diplomatic solutions in the fighting in Gaza, see the stories we're following.

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Detroit Bankruptcy Plan Gets Creditors' OK

14 hours 16 min ago
The city's retirees and active employees have approved its proposed debt-cutting plan.

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Gaza Mosque Razed in Israeli Attack

14 hours 53 min ago
A mosque in Rafah was destroyed as Israeli airstrikes hit a total of five mosques across the Gaza Strip.

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Inventors Churn Out New Lines of 'Anti-Rape' Clothing

16 hours 13 min ago
India's latest trend in wearable tech fails to address the real problem behind the country's rape crisis.

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'Art of Science' Photos Prove Scientists Have Soul

16 hours 19 min ago
Feast your eyes on aesthetically pleasing scientific images from Princeton University's annual Art of Science exhibition.

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Passengers' Bodies Released by Pro-Russia Rebels

16 hours 44 min ago
Malaysian official also says MH17's black boxes appear to be "in good condition."

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Why Haven't Scientists Discovered a Cure for AIDS Yet?

16 hours 49 min ago
We're still a long way from a cure for AIDS, experts agree.

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Jet Evidence Tampered With on 'Industrial Scale'

17 hours 13 min ago
"After the crime, comes the cover-up," Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott tells reporters.

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Mosques, Sports Site, Fishing Boats Bombed by Israel

17 hours 59 min ago
The sound of the blasts mixed with the thud of shelling, often just seconds apart, and the pre-dawn call to prayer from mosque loudspeakers.

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Sterling Needs to Sell Clippers to Pay Debts: Witness

18 hours 18 min ago
The CFO for the The Sterling Family Trust testified Donald Sterling needs the profits from the sale of the Clippers in order to pay his debts.

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Prisoner Sues Pizza Joint He Tried to Rob Over Beating

18 hours 44 min ago
“I was unarmed and defenseless and had to suffer a brutal beating by all the employees,” Nigel Sykes alleges in wake of 2010 incident.

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Adam Jones Hammers Halos as Orioles Extend Lead

18 hours 54 min ago
Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers, including a tiebreaking shot in the sixth inning, and the Orioles beat the Angels.
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'Big Papi' Passes Red Sox Legend With Two HRs in Rout

19 hours 5 min ago
David Ortiz matched Carl Yastrzemski with a two-run blast in the fourth, then broke the short-lived tie with another two-run shot in the fifth.

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Kabul Suicide Attack Kills Three Foreign Advisers

19 hours 7 min ago
A suicide bomber detonated himself on outside Kabul International Airport, killing three foreign advisers and an Afghan interpreter, police said.
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Naked Bodies in Woods: Suspect Charged in 1990s Cases

19 hours 19 min ago
Investigators weren't able to link DNA samples to a suspect until earlier this year, police say.
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Cop Accidentally Shoots Himself When Dog Attacks

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:28pm
Authorities say a northern New Jersey police officer accidentally shot himself when a dog apparently attacked him.

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Final Resting Place: Crews Prepare to Tow Costa Concordia

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:03pm
The wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship sits afloat off the coast of Giglio Island, Italy on Monday in this long exposure image.

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Washington Battles Its Worst Wildfire in State History

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:15pm
A wildfire raging across Washington state has left one man dead and hundreds of homes destroyed.

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Storms Bring Relief But Also New Threat in Washington

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:04pm
The record-breaking wildfire in north-central Washington has caused one death and destroyed 150 homes in the week since it ignited.

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Parents Locked Autistic Kids in Room for Years: Cops

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:54pm
John and Janice Land are accused of locking their twin 22-year-old sons inside a basement room of their Rockville, Maryland, home for six years.
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