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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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Dallas Latino Leaders Mobilize Forces for Border Kids

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:39am
In Dallas, Latino leaders use social media and traditional Hispanic groups to find more bilingual helpers and foster families for immigrant kids.

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Tears of a Clown? Sobbing Politician Offers to Quit

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:33am
A Japanese politician whose sobbing apology became a viral sensation tendered his resignation on Friday.

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Suarez Transfer Fee One of Most Expensive Ever

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:30am
The reported $128 million that Barcelona is paying Liverpool ranks third all-time, behind Gareth Bale’s and Cristiano Ronaldo’s moves to Real Madrid.
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Native Hawaiians Tell Government: 'This Is Our Country'

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:24am
The government's historic public hearings across Hawaii on re-establishing nation-to-nation status ended in anger and frustration. What's next?

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Israeli Gas Station Hit By Rocket

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:01am
Video shows the aftermath of rocket fire that struck  an Israeli gas station.
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Dana Carvey Reprises Classic 'Broccoli' Song

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:34am
The "Saturday Night Live" alum channeled one of his beloved characters on "Tonight," performing the absurd tune "Choppin' Broccoli" with an orchestra.
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Heat, Drought Feed Washington Wildfire

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:34am
Above-average temperatures in Washington fueled a wildfire that started Tuesday and more than doubled in sixe on Thursday.
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