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  1. U.S., European Union impose tough new sanctions on RussiaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions yesterday against Russia, followed swiftly by a new round of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy.

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  2. Israel Puts the Pressure on HamasRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Townhall

    North Korea: The Workers' Party of Korea daily newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, published articles on yesterday's commemoration of the ceasefire that ended the Korean War.

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  3. China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigationRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Ashland Times-Gazette

    China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topmost leaders.

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  4. 4 teens charged with murder in USC student's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    George He, left, and Sean Kong, right, both friends of the father of slain Chinese student Xinran Ji, read a statement from the family on behalf of his parents, as they are still in China unable to get a U.S. travel visa, at Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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  5. Russia hit by new world sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

    The European Union and US are to impose new economic sanctions against Russia following the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which has been blamed on Moscow-backed rebels in Ukraine.

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  6. Campaign 2008DENVER'S Big Moment Arrives at LastRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... Sarki's narrative shows that Pakistan's generals are extremely suspicious of the U.S. role in the troubled southwest Asia region. "How are your brothers in the Baluchistan mountains doing?" Sarki said he was asked as interrogators grilled him about ...

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  7. Gas station attendant uses MMA to foil robberyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Westland Observer

    If you ask Mayura Dissanayake what he was thinking when he rushed from behind the cash register of a Houston gas station and straight into the teeth of an violent attempted robbery earlier this month, he'll tell you it was simple.

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  8. Dungeons of DebtBEST Buy Charges $15 to Pay Bills Days Before they're DueRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    We've been told this time and time again by the Bush Administration since the terror attacks on New York and Washington on Sept.

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  9. Milestones on a 50-day Indian trailRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Fifty days, 15 states and a three-person crew - Samrat Parmar and Vishal Sharma undertook a journey across India documenting it whilst promoting backpacking "All those who wander are not lost."

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  10. 09:20 Nazarbayev talks to Italian Prime Minister over bilateral issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AkiPress

    President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev had a phone conversation with Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi on the initiative of the Italian side, the press service of the President reported July 29.

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  11. 09:13 Russian Foreign Minister to arrive in Dushanbe on official visitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AkiPress

    Minister Lavrov is expected to meet with the media representatives today and the young diplomats of the MFA of the Republic of Tajikistan.

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  12. Economy picking up as consumers turn bullishRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    The economic outlook is brightening, with consumer confidence soaring to nearly a seven-year high this month and a report Wednesday that's expected to show a solid rebound in growth after a weather-battered first quarter.

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  13. Factory owners don't care about human lives, laments retired employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    This philosophy, says a retired process manager of a Chembur chemical factory, sums up factory owners' attitude towards the safety of workers On a morning in July 1986, S S Narayanan noticed hundreds of pigeons lying dead in his factory compound in Chembur.

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  14. CWG: Dipika Pallikal, Saurav Ghosal begin well in squash doublesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Glasgow: India's leading squash players Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal made a winning start in the doubles events at the Commonwealth Games here today.

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  15. Parachutes for civilian plane passengers a possibility with development of world's lightest materialRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Chinese scientist who led aerogel's creation says use likely in military first, but technological improvements need to be made Aerogel, seen lifted on a flower at the Department of Polymer Science and Engineering at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, could be used to make a parachute the weight and size of a shirt.

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  16. Aviation think tank ready to provide new directionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Project 211 is a project of National Key Universities and colleges initiated in 1995 by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, with the intent of raising the research standards of high-level universities and cultivating strategies for socio-economic development.

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  17. Stiff curbs on Russia stop short of impacting EuropeansRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    President Barack Obama and European leaders on Tuesday slapped their toughest sanctions yet on Russia's energy, arms and finance sectors to protest Russian involvement in Ukraine.

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  18. Why did the Peking Duck cross the country? Museum marks anniversary of Quanjude restaurantRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Art Daily

    Clay figures portraying the production of Peking Duck, in the museum at the Quanjude restaurant in Beijing.

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  19. Nepal to propose India to build high-capacity transmission lineRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | MYREPUBLICA.com

    Energy Minister Gyawali said Nepali will propose India to build cross-border transmission line between Lamki of Nepal and Raebareli of India"s Uttar Pradesh to evacuate power generated by hydropower projects in mid and far-west development regions.

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  20. No Nepali envoy in Delhi on eve of Modi visitRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | MYREPUBLICA.com

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to arrive in Kathmandu on Sunday on a two-day official visit to Nepal.

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