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Truce Sets Stage for Reconstruction in Gaza

Wall Street Journal - Found 3 hours ago
The first full day of an Israeli-Hamas truce passed peacefully on Wednesday, setting the stage for a multibillion-dollar relief effort that Israeli and U.S. officials hope will strengthen moderate Palestinian leaders. After rejecting a unity government inaugurated in June between the two Palestinian ...
These men were the last to die in the 50-day Gaza war - Washington Post
After more than 2,100 deaths, the Gaza war ends where it began - Washington Post
Netanyahu declares 'victory' in Gaza - BBC
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A 9-Year-Old at a Shooting Range, a Spraying Uzi and Outrage

New York Times - Found 1 hour ago
The episode occurred Monday at the range, where the girl was learning to operate an Uzi submachine gun before she accidentally shot and killed her instructor.
Instructor 'did pretty much everything wrong' - CNN
Girl kills gun instructor - CNN
Child firing Uzi at Ariz. shooting range accidentally kills instructor, police say - CNN
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How Tim Hortons Makes Money

BusinessWeek - Found 5 hours ago
Burger King The question, some might wonder, is the largest market in what terms? Looking at the companies’ 2013 figures, it’s not based on locations—that would make the U.S. its largest market. The two chains combined will have more than 18,000 stores (roughly 4,500 Tim Hortons and 13,800 ...
Burger King food items we'd like to see go Canadian - FOXNews.com
Video: Burger King franchisee speaks out - NBCNews.com
Buffett Curveball in Tax-Inversion Debate - Wall Street Journal
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A 9-Year-Old at a Shooting Range, a Spraying Uzi and Outrage

New York Times - Found 1 hour ago
The episode occurred Monday at the range, where the girl was learning to operate an Uzi submachine gun before she accidentally shot and killed her instructor.
Instructor 'did pretty much everything wrong' - CNN
Girl kills gun instructor - CNN
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Police Shooting Kills Crew Member Working for Reality Show ‘Cops’

New York Times - Found 1 hour ago
Officers responded to a robbery report and fired on the suspect, who had a pellet gun, killing him and the TV sound supervisor who was recording their activities.
'Cops' crew member - CNN
'Cops' Crew Member Killed by Officers During Filming - NBCNews.com
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Police scale back in Ferguson

CNN - Found 2 hours ago
(CNN) -- Police are scaling back their presence in Ferguson, Missouri. But that doesn't mean their jobs are done. "There's a lot of work to do," said Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, who was chosen by the state's governor to head up security as tensions between police and protesters ...
Police defend tactics during Michael Brown unrest - USA Today
Top Cop in Ferguson: 'We're Headed to a Good Place' - NBCNews.com
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Truce Sets Stage for Reconstruction in Gaza

Wall Street Journal - Found 3 hours ago
The first full day of an Israeli-Hamas truce passed peacefully on Wednesday, setting the stage for a multibillion-dollar relief effort that Israeli and U.S. officials hope will strengthen moderate Palestinian leaders. After rejecting a unity government inaugurated in June between the two Palestinian ...
These men were the last to die in the 50-day Gaza war - Washington Post
After more than 2,100 deaths, the Gaza war ends where it began - Washington Post
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Nigeria closes schools over Ebola

BBC - Found 16 hours ago
All schools in Nigeria have been ordered to remain shut until 13 October as part of measures to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. The new academic year was due to start on Monday. But the education minister ordered the closures to allow staff to be trained on how to handle suspected ...
Ebola Forces the WHO to Shut Down Its Lab in Sierra Leone - Time
UPDATE 3-Ebola causing huge damage to W.Africa economies- development bank - Reuters India
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BBC

Syrian rebels capture border crossing between Israel and Syria

Washington Post - Found 1 hour ago
By and Ruth Eglash, BEIRUT — Syrian rebels Wednesday claimed control of the only border crossing between Syria and Israel, extending a series of gains in the strategically sensitive Golan Heights in recent days. The capture of the crossing point is of greater symbolic than strategic significance ...
Syrian Rebels Take Control Of Crossing In the Golan - New York Times
Syrian army attacked on multiple fronts - USA Today
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U.S. eyes 'name and shame' on climate change

USA Today - Found 6 hours ago
The Obama administration is likely to use upcoming climate talks to push for a treaty-less accord that would "name and shame" countries into reducing their heat-trapping carbon emissions. Faced with a Congress that has balked at fighting climate change, U.S. negotiators are not expected to seek a ...
White House: Senate May Not Have Say in Climate Treaty - NBCNews.com
Obama Official Says no Plans to Bypass Congress on Climate - NBCNews.com
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Mitch McConnell, Democrats and a secret tape

CNN - Found 2 hours ago
Louisville, Kentucky (CNN) -- A secret audio recording of their biggest election year target -- Sen. Mitch McConnell -- talking to a donor summit arranged by the Koch brothers, the Democrats' 2014 bogeymen. Democrats pushed "The Nation" story around online with frenetic glee. McConnell's Democratic ...
In Audio From a Koch Event, McConnell Envisions Undoing Obama Initiatives - New York Times
McConnell recording causes ruckus - USA Today
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The Nation

IMF Chief Lagarde Investigated for Political Fraud

NBCNews.com - Found 7 hours ago
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde, one of the most powerful women in the world, has been put under formal investigation by French magistrates for negligence in a political fraud affair dating from 2008 when she was finance minister. Lagarde, who this week was questioned by ...
French Court to Lagarde: J'Accuse! - Daily Beast
IMF’s Christine Lagarde placed under formal investigation in France - Washington Post
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BusinessWeek

Nicki Minaj -- Anaconda (The Fart Remix)

TMZ - Found 4 hours ago
Nicki Minaj Anaconda (The Fart Remix) 8/27/2014 1:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF Nicki Minaj 's " Anaconda " music video is filled with ass -- but now, thanks to the glorious power of the Internet (and some editing software) ... it's also got a lot of gas. A comedy duo out of South Africa named Derick Watts ...
Jessie J Dishes on Nicki Minaj's MTV VMAs Wardrobe Malfunction: "I Kind of Liked It"--See the Clip! - EOnline.com
When Drake and Minaj go snack shopping - USA Today
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Video: Your fav celebs do the Ice Bucket Challenge

NBCNews.com - Found 50 minutes ago
The Last Word   |   August 27, 2014 Taking the ALS Challenge, actor Matt Damon also drew attention to the issue of clean water in poor nations. Watch Damon and other celebrities take the plunge. Share This
Shirtless Matthew Lewis Will Make Harry Potter Fans Squeal With Delight in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge--Watch Now! - EOnline.com
Chris O'Dowd Reveals His Baby News via Ice Bucket Challenge! - TMZ
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Jennifer Aniston: Motherhood isn't only measure of woman's worth

USA Today - Found 3 hours ago
Ever since she split from Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston has been plagued with rumors: Is she dating? Is she engaged? Is she pregnant? Is she pregnant? Not to mention that she’s been asked all of these questions in countless interviews. She spoke with Carson Daly in an interview that aired on the ...
Tamron Hall on Jennifer Aniston: We don't need to have kids to care - NBCNews.com
Jen: Kids don't make a woman - FOXNews.com
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Apple loses latest bid to ban Samsung phones

ZDNet - Found 2 hours ago
A judge has rejected a bid by Apple to ban US sales of rival Samsung smartphones targeted in a recent $2 billion patent trial in Silicon Valley. The decision on Wednesday was seen as a setback for Apple in its long-running battle with Samsung over features built into Android-powered mobile devices ...
Judge denies Apple's request for injunction against Samsung - CNET.co.uk
Apple loses bid to block sales of 9 Samsung phones - USA Today
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Video: Santelli accepts Duffy's ALS challenge

NBCNews.com - Found 6 hours ago
CNBC's Rick Santelli accepts CME Group Executive Chairman & President Terry Duffy's ALS ice bucket challenge. (CNBC)
David Lynch Plays Trumpet in Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominates Putin - Time
How the ALS ice bucket challenge hijack could harm other charity brands - ZDNet
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3 Ways to Get Online When Your Internet Is Down

Time - Found 10 hours ago
Dina Marie— What to do if your internet service cuts out? Here are 3 ways to prepare so you'll always have a way to connect. Early Wednesday morning, a massive Time Warner Cable outage left customers across the country without internet access. While the cable company reports most service was ...
Time Warner Cable Outage Raises Questions About Comcast Merger - Time
Time Warner Cable back online after outage - FOXNews.com
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League Upholds One-Year Suspension of Browns’ Gordon for Drug Violation

New York Times - Found 45 minutes ago
Josh Gordon, a star receiver for the Browns, will miss the entire season for another violation of the league’s substance abuse policy.
NFL: Gordon's return evaluated after season - ESPN.com
Gordon may apply for reinstatement after 2014 season - NBC Sports
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UCL-bound Arsenal without Giroud until '15

ESPN.com - Found 2 hours ago
Olivier Giroud will miss Arsenal's UEFA Champions League playoff second leg against Besiktas and possibly be out for up to three months with an injury. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that striker Olivier Giroud had surgery on an injured tibia and will be out of action for the rest of ...
Arsenal's Giroud out indefinitely after undergoing ankle surgery - FOXSports.com
Why Arsenal will struggle without Olivier Giroud - Washington Post
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Newton: 'no doubt' I'll play Week 1

FOXNews.com - Found 4 hours ago
Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Speaking to reporters following Wednesday's practice, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton expressed certainty that his fractured rib won't prevent him from starting the team's regular-season opener in less than two weeks. Newton is dealing with a hairline ...
'No doubt' Cam will play in Week 1 - ESPN.com
Fractured ribs won't keep Cam Newton out for Week 1 - Sporting News
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Health Business

Ebola outbreak 'will get worse'

BBC - Found 14 minutes ago
There have been more than 2,600 confirmed cases of Ebola, with around half of those being deadly The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is going to get worse before it gets better, according to the top US public health official. Tom Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control, said the ...
CDC worker flown back to USA after Ebola exposure - USA Today
First Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start - NBCNews.com
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Adolescents who use e-cigarettes much more likely to try tobacco

Washington Post - Found 10 hours ago
The morass of conflicting information about e-cigarettes and tobacco use grew deeper Monday, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new study showing that adolescents who vape say they are much more likely to smoke conventional cigarettes. The results show that 43.9 percent ...
More than a quarter-million youth who had never smoked a cigarette used e-cigarettes in 2013 - Medical News Today
Rules needed to keep e-cigs from kids? #tellusatoday - USA Today
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Op-Talk: How Students Can Get More Sleep

New York Times - Found 2 hours ago
Experts say kids are so sleep-deprived it’s hurting their health, and some argue that starting school later is the answer.
Health Tip: Do You Talk in Your Sleep? - National Womens Health Information Center
Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Seniors, Study Finds - Health Day
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How Tim Hortons Makes Money

BusinessWeek - Found 5 hours ago
Burger King The question, some might wonder, is the largest market in what terms? Looking at the companies’ 2013 figures, it’s not based on locations—that would make the U.S. its largest market. The two chains combined will have more than 18,000 stores (roughly 4,500 Tim Hortons and 13,800 ...
Burger King food items we'd like to see go Canadian - FOXNews.com
Video: Burger King franchisee speaks out - NBCNews.com
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American Airlines and US airways take down tickets from Orbitz

USA Today - Found 2 hours ago
Frequent flyers take note: American Airlines tickets are no longer available on Orbitz. US Airways, which recently became part of American, will take down the flights from Orbitz as well starting September 1.
Fare wars: How to get the best airline deals - NBCNews.com
American Airlines Pulls Out of Orbitz over Fee Dispute - Yahoo! Finance
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Video: Pisani: Emerging market ETFs hot

NBCNews.com - Found 6 hours ago
CNBC   |   August 27, 2014 Discussing money flow in the U.S. and opportunities overseas, with CNBC's Bob Pisani; Jonathan Golub, RBC Capital Markets; and Dave Zier, Convergent Wealth Advisors. Share This
Video: Where are the bears? - NBCNews.com
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