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Israel: World Pressure Won't Stop Gaza Offensive

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:55pm
Israel's prime minister says he will not cave in to international pressure to stop a military offensive in the Gaza Strip.
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Which Americans Are Happiest About Their Looks?

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:06pm
You might think young people are happiest with their looks, but it turns out older Americans feel best about their physical appearance.
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Can 'Apes' Save a Bombing Summer Box Office?

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:56pm
Fox’s "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is expected to dominate this weekend. But can it and other films turn around summer's box-office doldrums?

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Who Is the Model Charged in Google Exec's Death?

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:42pm
The case of an alleged prostitute charged in the death of a Google executive has shined a light on the darker regions of the technology capital.

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Say Cheese! Drones Light Up Photoshoots

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:38pm
Researchers are experimenting with how lightweight drones can assist with rim lighting for photo-shoots.
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Petitions Allege Parents Abused Boy Found in Basement

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:34pm
The stepmother of a 12-year-old found in his basement after 11 days missing was cleared of unrelated parole violation charges on Friday.
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Homecoming: LeBron James Is Going Back to Cleveland

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:28pm
LeBron James is heading back to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and he announced the decision on his own terms.
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Gaza Conflict Intensifies on Day Four of Offensive

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 12:01pm
Intense Israeli airstrikes continued overnight throughout the Gaza Strip in response to an escalation in rocket attacks.
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No Contract Needed: Now You Can Rent Smartphones

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:46am
Rent-A-Center is offering cellphones with no credit check, deposit or long-term contract.

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Israel's Answer to Rockets: What Is the Iron Dome?

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:42am
Israel's answer to rockets fired by Hamas is the Iron Dome air defense system.

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Safety Agency Probing Ford Steering Problem

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:36am
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it is investigating steering problems in about 500,000 Ford cars.
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Taco Bell Tests Plowing More Meat Into Meals

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:35am
Taco Bell is asking its customers, bro, do you even protein?
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Baseball's Best-Selling Jersey Boasts Pinstripes

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:33am
The 85th MLB All-Star Game is July 15 and this player's jerseys have already been a best-seller since the season began.
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Donations Made to Family in Hot-Car Death Refunded

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:24am
More than $22,000 was donated to the family before the father who left his son in a hot car for seven hours was charged with murder.
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Welcome to Havana: Russia's Putin Visits Cold War Ally Cuba

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:18am
Russian leader Vladimir Putin was welcomed by former Cold War ally Cuba early Friday at the start of a six-day tour of central and south America.
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Hey, Four Eyes: More Education Leads to Lousy Vision

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:14am
Turns out there’s something to that image of the four-eyed nerd: New research suggests higher levels of education really could make you need glasses.
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Texas Slaughter Suspect Passes Out in Courtroom

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:12am
Ronald Lee Haskell, 33, is accused of fatally shooting six of his ex-wife's family members in Texas. Among those killed were four children.
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Family Terror: Texas Suspect Allegedly Choked Mom Last Week

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:09am
Ron Lee Haskell, accused of killing four children and their parents, was accused of threatening to kill his mother a week before the murders.

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Brain Freeze! Enjoy Free Slurpees Today at 7-Eleven

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:09am
To celebrate its 87th anniversary on July 11 (7/11), the convenience store chain is giving away free small Slurpees.

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'Bloodthirsty Scum' Blamed for Ukraine Missile Attack

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:48am
"I think a response will not be slow in coming after this bloody terrorist act," adviser to Ukraine's interior minister says.

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