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Both Sides Dig In as End to Gaza Truce Looms

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:50am
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators in Gaza truce talks hardened their positions Monday ahead of the expiration of a five-day cease-fire.






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Cold Cash: Ice Bucket Challenge Has Raised $15.6M

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:46am
The viral sensation that is all over your Facebook feed is actually doing a lot to raise awareness and cash for The ALS Association.
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U.S.-Born Mom Expelled as Threat to Russian Security

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:30am
Amid worsening anti-American fervor and a crackdown on democracy advocates, Pennsylvania native Jennifer Gaspar is being kicked out of Russia.






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McDonnell's Defense Due to Kick Off

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:16am
The jury will hear the first defense witnesses Monday as the trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife enters its fourth week.






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Iraq Retakes Strategic Dam From ISIS Fighters

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 7:52am
Iraq's army spokesman said the troops were backed by aerial support but he didn't specify whether there were U.S. airstrikes during the battle.






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Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Shot at Least Six Times

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 7:45am
An autopsy performed on Michael Brown shows that the unarmed black teen who was killed by a police officer last week was shot at least six times.






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National Guard Sent to Restore 'Peace and Order' in Ferguson

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 7:42am
Missouri's governor ordered the National Guard onto the streets of Ferguson after another night of violence following the death of Michael Brown.






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Fugitive Assange Vows to Leave Embassy 'Soon'

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 7:40am
The 43-year-old has not left the building since 2012 after British said they wanted to extradite him to Sweden on an arrest warrant for rape charges.






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Monday's Top 7 News Stories

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 7:35am
From Michael Brown's autopsy results to an announcement by Julian Assange, see the stories we're following.
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Homes of Israeli Teens' Alleged Killers Destroyed

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 6:22am
Israeli troops demolished the homes of two Palestinians it suspects of the abduction and killing of an American and two other teens, the army said.






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Royally Robbed: Heist on Prince's Convoy Nets $335K

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 5:58am
Armed robbers attacked a Saudi Arabian prince's convoy in Paris on Sunday night, allegedly seizing around $335,000 in cash.






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Don't Call It a RomCom! Maligned Genre Is Coming Back

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:48am
Love is everywhere on TV, and it's not even Valentine's Day.






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Suitcase Slaying Suspect Complains About Prison Food

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:22am
It also emerged that Heather Lois Mack and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer could be taken to the United States to stand trial.






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Protesters Chant 'Death to Arabs' at Jewish-Muslim Wedding

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:13am
A lawyer for Maral Malka, 23, and Mahmoud Mansour, 26, both from Tel Aviv, had unsuccessfully sought a court order to bar the protest.






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This 84-Year-Old Crawled for Two Days to Escape ISIS

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:12am
Assad Haig lost 63 relatives to ISIS - but his grandmother escaped. This is her story.






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Eight Hours, 15 Shooting Victims: Two Slain in NYC

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:10am
Fifteen people were shot in a spate of violence in New York City that left two people dead and 13 others injured in a span of eight hours.
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Feared Bruins Star Was Once 'Stringbean': Coach

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:50am
If you were to compile a list of the league’s most unstoppable physical forces, Milan Lucic would be close to the top.
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Pope Wraps Up Asia Tour With a Challenge

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:34am
Pope Francis ended his first trip to Asia by challenging Koreans to reject the "mindset of suspicion and confrontation" that clouds their relations.
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Tear Gas and Flares: Ferguson Erupts Again as Night Falls

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:56am
Chaos erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, Sunday night as the city prepared for a state-imposed curfew






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Tear Gas and Flares: Ferguson Erupts Again as Night Falls

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:56am
Chaos erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, Sunday night as the city prepared for a state-imposed curfew
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