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Israel calls up more reservists

CNN - Found 47 minutes ago
Gaza City (CNN) -- The Israeli military said Thursday that it is calling up 16,000 additional reservists, bolstering its forces for its fight against Hamas in Gaza after a request for more ammunition from the United States. The addition brings the total number of reservists Israel has called up ...
Netanyahu: Gaza Fight Will Continue Until Tunnels Are Destroyed - Time
Israel vows to demolish Hamas tunnels 'with or without cease-fire' - USA Today
Netanyahu Vows to Continue Destroying Gaza Tunnels - New York Times
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Ebola victims to be flown to U.S.?

CNN - Found 44 minutes ago
(CNN) -- Hundreds dead. Many more infected. Pervasive fear and denial are challenging authorities in west Africa who are trying to assess and address the Ebola crisis. So far, it has killed more than 650 people, says Doctors Without Borders. That's the highest death toll the World Health ...
U.S. considers bringing victims home - CNN
Peace Corps evacuating volunteers from 3 West African countries over Ebola outbreak - DR. MANNY: Ebola is not the only ... - FOXNews.com
Profile: Dr Sheik Umar Khan - BBC
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'Substantial' damage in LA flooding

CNN - Found 1 hour ago
(CNN) -- A day after 20 million gallons of water gushed out of an old, broken water main, UCLA had quite a mess on its hands Wednesday -- and it still was trying to figure out how big. Hundreds of vehicles were waterlogged and stranded. A famous basketball court might be ruined. "We're nowhere near ...
UCLA Flood: Where Has All the Water Gone? - NBCNews.com
UCLA's Pauley Pavilion flooded after water main break - USA Today
UCLA drying out flooded Pauley Pavilion - USA Today
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'Substantial' damage in LA flooding

CNN - Found 1 hour ago
(CNN) -- A day after 20 million gallons of water gushed out of an old, broken water main, UCLA had quite a mess on its hands Wednesday -- and it still was trying to figure out how big. Hundreds of vehicles were waterlogged and stranded. A famous basketball court might be ruined. "We're nowhere near ...
UCLA Flood: Where Has All the Water Gone? - NBCNews.com
UCLA's Pauley Pavilion flooded after water main break - USA Today
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Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M suit against ex-SEAL sniper

CNN - Found 39 minutes ago
(CNN) -- It was a lawsuit pitting two larger-than-life personalities against each other -- former pro wrestler-turned-Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura and ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. On Tuesday, Ventura was victorious as a federal jury in Minnesota awarded him more than $1.8 million, deciding that ...
Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M lawsuit - CNN
No winners in Jesse Ventura vs. Chris Kyle - Washington Post
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One Dead in California Parking Lot Plane Crash

NBCNews.com - Found 6 hours ago
The small plane crashed into a busy parking lot outside a San Diego shopping center, killing one of two people inside the craft.
Passenger killed after plane crashes in San Diego parking lot - FOXNews.com
One killed as plane strikes San Diego shopping center - USA Today
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Israel calls up more reservists

CNN - Found 47 minutes ago
Gaza City (CNN) -- The Israeli military said Thursday that it is calling up 16,000 additional reservists, bolstering its forces for its fight against Hamas in Gaza after a request for more ammunition from the United States. The addition brings the total number of reservists Israel has called up ...
Netanyahu: Gaza Fight Will Continue Until Tunnels Are Destroyed - Time
Israel vows to demolish Hamas tunnels 'with or without cease-fire' - USA Today
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Dutch say unlikely to reach MH17 site in next days

USA Today - Found 1 hour ago
Dutch police on Wednesday said it was unlikely they would be able to access the site of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash in east Ukraine because of ongoing combat. Video provided by AFP                
Ukraine declares one-day cease-fire in east - Washington Post
VIDEO: Fighting hampers MH17 investigation - BBC
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Turkish women protest deputy PMs no laughter quip

FOXNews.com - Found 18 hours ago
Women were sharing photos on Twitter of themselves laughing Wednesday after Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc's comments that not laughing out loud in public is among requirements of being an honorable woman. Arinc said Monday both men and women should be moral, and that women should be aware of ...
Turkish Women Can’t Stop Laughing at Minister’s Advice to Stop Laughing - Time
Turkish voters go to the polls in Germany - Deutsche Welle
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Obama impeachment talk just political theater

CNN - Found 27 minutes ago
Washington (CNN) -- It's the wildest dream of tea party extremists -- the ultimate political comeuppance for the liberal President they love to hate. Since the day Barack Obama got elected to the White House, they have wanted to force him out. First it was the birth certificate. Then it was the ...
U.S.: Boehner authorized to sue Obama - CNN
Republicans Forge Ahead With Plan to Sue Obama - NBCNews.com
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E-mails show Lois Lerner used offensive term to describe conservatives

Washington Post - Found 17 hours ago
Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner once used an offensive term to describe conservatives who criticize the direction of the country, according to e-mails released Wednesday by House Republicans. Lerner, a central figure in the IRS’s targeting controversy, referred to right ...
Emails: Former IRS Official Lois Lerner Called Republicans ‘Crazies’ and ‘—holes’ - Time
Emails show Lerner dissing conservatives - CNN
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Michelle Obama evokes personal story to inspire young African leaders to pay it forward

CNN - Found 15 hours ago
Washington (CNN) - - Speaking before a packed ballroom of young African leaders and innovators, first lady Michelle Obama advocated Wednesday for female empowerment through education. “I imagine that for some of you here today, getting your degree might have meant disobeying or disappointing your ...
First Lady Says Her Story Is of the 'Impossible Getting Done' - NBCNews.com
The Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders - UPI
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'Sharknado 2': The best, worst and the weird

NBCNews.com - Found 27 minutes ago
TV Gael Fashingbauer Cooper TODAY 9 hours ago "Sharknado 2: The Second One" jumped the shark in the best possible way. Wednesday night's sequel to 2013's goofy summer hit, "Sharknado," reunited Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, and a whole mess of storm-flung sharks, and moved them from L.A. to New York.  ...
'Sharknado 2': Craziest Kills, Cheesiest Lines (Video) - Hollywood Reporter
You're not making it through 'Sharknado 2' without our drinking game - Entertainment Weekly Online
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ShowBiz Minute: Grammer, Big Bang, Williams

USA Today - Found 48 minutes ago
Actor Kelsey Grammer has testified against the appeal of the man who killed his sister nearly 40 years ago; Contract disputes have delayed production of 'The Big Bang Theory'; 'Girls' actress Allison Williams will play Peter Pan in a new NBC musical              
Allison Williams' Dad Brian Williams Reports Her 'Peter Pan' News! (Video) - TMZ
Allison Williams Won’t Suck as Peter Pan - Daily Beast
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'Get On Up' review: the PG-13 James Brown Story

Entertainment Weekly Online - Found 56 minutes ago
How on earth is a movie about James Brown rated PG-13? The Godfather of Soul not only oozed sin and raw sexuality from the stage, but his life off it was one long rap sheet of domestic-violence charges, blackout drug benders, and indiscriminate gunplay. To be fair, all of this is touched on in Tate ...
REVIEW: Get On Up Is a Loud, Proud and Oscar-Worthy James Brown Biopic - Time
Boseman does James Brown proud in 'Get On Up' - Chicago Daily Herald
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Martha Stewart, André Le Nôtre, and an examination of how drones might improve your life

Washington Post - Found 17 hours ago
The best headline you will read today. (Screenshot/Time.com) “So much has been done in the past without drones, airplanes, hot air balloons, or even extension ladders,” writes Martha Stewart , accurately, for Time.com. “It is hard to imagine André Le Nôtre laying out the exquisite landscape ...
Martha Stewart, André Le Nôtre, and all the ways that life could be improved with drones - Washington Post
Martha Stewart on why she loves her drone - Washington Post
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Modbook will let you convert your Retina MacBook Pro to a tablet for $1,999

Engadget - Found 20 hours ago
Modbook , the company behind those aftermarket Apple tablets , just launched a Kickstarter campaign for its latest product, the Modbook Pro X. After paying a pre-order price of $1,999 today, backers will be able to convert their own Retina MacBook Pros into a tablet beginning early next year. The ...
Modbook’s next project is the convertible MacBook Apple won’t make - ArsTechnica
Apple 15-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Released: Benchmark Shows Processor Speed Gains - Atlanta Journal And Constitution
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PlayStation Unleashes Its Game Streaming Service on North America

Wired News - Found 2 hours ago
The secret to selling gamers on PlayStation Now, says David Perry, is to not tell them what it is. “We decided not to explain the cloud to people,” Perry, CEO of Gaikai, says of his company’s signature game-streaming service, now a part of Sony’s game brand. “It doesn’t matter where ...
Xbox One set to be China's first gaming console since PS2 - ITWire
Sony explains what 's in the PlayStation Now open beta for PS4 - Engadget
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Tiger hits critical stretch to achieve successful season

USA Today - Found 5 hours ago
AKRON, Ohio – Tiger's tail is up against the wall. Tiger Woods has two weeks left to shape the rest of his season, one which has up to this point been marred by a bad back and poor play. Play well and he'll play on. Play poorly and he may have to settle for playing with his kids back home in ...
Might Firestone be a fast fix for Woods? - FOXSports.com
Heat is on next two weeks for Woods, several other stars - PGA
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West Ham's Morrison charged with assault on women

Miami Herald - Found 4 hours ago
MANCHESTER, England -- Police say West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been charged with assaulting two women.Morrison has been charged with common assault for allegedly attacking a woman outside a bar in Manchester and assaulting the same 19-year-old and a 39-year-old woman later, early on Sunday ...
Ex-Manchester United star charged over 'assault' on women - ITV.com
Ravel Morrison charged with assaulting two women - Irish Times
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RailCats Open Post Break with 6-3 Win Behind Hopkins

OurSports Central - Found 53 minutes ago
- GA GARY, IN - The American Association All-Star break might have been the best thing to happen to the Gary South Shore RailCats. With the first of eight straight games against the teams chasing them in the Central division the RailCats came out rested following the two off days and out of the gate ...
RailCats vs Kansas City - NWI Times
RailCats Stymie T-Bones' Offense - OurSports Central
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Ebola victims to be flown to U.S.?

CNN - Found 45 minutes ago
(CNN) -- Hundreds dead. Many more infected. Pervasive fear and denial are challenging authorities in west Africa who are trying to assess and address the Ebola crisis. So far, it has killed more than 650 people, says Doctors Without Borders. That's the highest death toll the World Health ...
U.S. considers bringing victims home - CNN
Peace Corps evacuating volunteers from 3 West African countries over Ebola outbreak - DR. MANNY: Ebola is not the only ... - FOXNews.com
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Fast or Slow: Running Can Save Your Life

EMax Health - Found Jul. 30, 2014
When it comes to exercise, JUST DO IT. Even a slow jog for a few minutes a day can have a significant impact toward extending your life. A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology studied the effects of jogging using data from more than 55,000 adults between the ages ...
Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan - IVillage
Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Life - WebMD
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Tags plan to cut alcohol-linked crime

BBC - Found 4 hours ago
Repeat offenders convicted of alcohol-related crimes could be forced to wear ankle tags to monitor whether they are still drinking, under a pilot scheme. The tags will record levels of alcohol in their sweat every 30 minutes. The 12-month trial in four London boroughs - Croydon, Lambeth, Southwark ...
Long delays after crash on the Marylebone Flyover - ITV.com
Alcohol kills 15 Australians every day - report - New Zealand Herald
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Video: Oracle bridging the digital divide: Chairman

NBCNews.com - Found 1 hour ago
CNBC   |   July 31, 2014 Jeffrey Henley, Oracle chairman, discusses the company's participation in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education program and its focus to inspire and empower young people in the U.S. We primarily target kids at risk, says Henley...
Oracle bridging the digital divide: Chairman - CNBC
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Samsung Dominance Threatened as Xiaomi Gains Traction

Yahoo! Finance - Found 2 hours ago
Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) 's reign at the top of the global phone industry has been defined by rising earnings and expanding market share. Not anymore. Quarterly profit posted today by the Suwon, South Korea-based company was the lowest since it became the largest mobile-phone producer in ...
Xiaomi's star rises as Chinese handset makers gnaw at Samsung's share: report - Yahoo! Finance
Samsung downbeat on Q3 prospects as profits slide - Yahoo! Finance
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Report: Target taps Pepsi executive as new CEO [Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. :: ]

BusinessWeek - Found 38 minutes ago
July 31--Minneapolis-based Target Corp The Wall Street Journal reported on its website early Thursday that Brian Cornell was tapped by the Minneapolis-based retailer to replace Gregg Steinhafel. Cornell is the first outsider to lead Target, according to the Journal. Steinhafel was a Target veteran ...
What Challenges Await Target’s New CEO Cornell? - BusinessWeek
Target names ex-Pepsi exec Brian Cornell CEO - USA Today
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