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Digital Duomo: Florence by smartphone

Mention the Italian city of Florence, and people think of history, conjuring images of a classical city that was once Europe's Renaissance capital.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KMIZ

Is 2014 the deadliest year for flights?

In Ukraine, the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July 17 killed all 298 aboard.

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Burnley Citizen

Seven Britons evacuated from Libya

A small number of British nationals have been evacuated from Libya amid ongoing unrest in the country, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has said.

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KMIZ

Peace Corps removes workers over Ebola threat

Humanitarian agencies working in west Africa are stepping up precautions against the deadly Ebola virus as local and international health officials struggle to bring the outbreak under control.

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WikiLeaks breaks gag order

Australians, intrigued by the latest revelation from WikiLeaks, took to social media to pass on a document they were never meant to see.

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SanLuisObispo.com

Thai junta sets plan for fast rail links to China

IN this April 5, 2013 file photo, officials from the State Railway of Thailand wait for orders outside a train which was derailed before entering Bangkok station in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Tri-cityherald.com

South Korea says North Korea fires 4 projectiles

A South Korean Defense Ministry official said the North fired two projectiles in the morning and two in the afternoon from a site at Mount Myohyang northeast of Pyongyang.

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KMIZ

'Artbnb': Village offers artists free accommodation

The beautiful southern Spanish village of Genalguacil is offering free accommodation for more than two weeks during the summer peak season.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Gazette

Washington ferry with hundreds aboard...SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state ferry...

A Washington state ferry lost power on the ferry system's busiest route Tuesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in the Puget Sound until the vessel could be towed to the dock.

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WKBT

How Uganda became a top tourist destination

Fifty years ago Uganda was the "Pearl of Africa," a newly independent republic with a thriving economy, a functioning democracy and splendid national parks.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders.

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News Observer

Disabled commuter train to NYC cleared from tracks

The Northeast Corridor train, carrying about 1,000 passengers, was scheduled to arrive at Penn Station at 8:39 a.m. but broke down near 10th Avenue, said NJ Transit spokesman William Smith.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Ebola fears hit close to home

Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.

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FOX23

Liberians in US worry about Ebola outbreak

An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is stirring fear and canceling travel plans in Minnesota, where thousands of Liberians have immigrated over the years.

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Sunherald.com

West African airline suspends flights amid Ebola

A statement from Asky Airlines said Tuesday that it was temporarily halting flights to the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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The Fresno Bee

Strong quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast

The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.3 quake was centered in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, about 260 miles east-southeast of Mexico City.

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Canada temporarily withdraws staff from Libya

The Canadian government is temporarily suspending its consular operations in the Libyan capital of Tripoli and pulling out all staff.

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Congleton Guardian

Diesel drivers may have to pay pollution charges for entering city centres

Drivers of diesel cars could have to pay more in road tax or face additional levies to travel into city centres in an effort to tackle pollution, it is reported.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

California governor sets more talks on migrants

California Gov. Jerry Brown will take another break in his trade visit to Mexico to talk about immigration reform with religious leaders from Latin America on Tuesday.

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The Macon Telegraph

New York to push Congress on response to oil train fires

The proposal, which will be presented Tuesday at the National Association of State Fire Marshals conference in St. Petersburg, Fla., would also collect a penny per gallon of oil shipped by rail.

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