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2 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Tropical Storm Bertha approaching the Caribbean

The storm's maximum sustained winds early Friday are near 45 mph with no significant change in strength expected over the next two days.

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Related Topix: Central America, British Virgin Islands

2 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

UN: Iraq deaths drop to 1,700 in July

The key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions - but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.

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2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

UN: Iraq deaths drop to 1,700 in July

The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large parts of the country, capturing the second largest city Mosul.

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4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Colorado to issue driver's licenses to immigrants

Adriana Gaytan, who came to Colorado in 1997 from the Mexican state of Zacatecas, second from left, sits at home with her children who were born in the U.S. from left to right, Osbaldo, 11, Oscar 13, Indhira, 14, and their dog Kissy, in Aurora, Colo., Thursday July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Immigration Reform, Mexico, Aurora, CO

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WHAS11

Officials: US citizen killed by bandits in Haiti

U.S. officials say an American citizen of Haitian descent was killed by armed robbers shortly after arriving in her Caribbean homeland to visit relatives.

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Brandon Sun

US, UN announce Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire beginning Friday, during which time there will be negotiations on a more durable truce in the 24-day-old Gaza war, the United States and United Nations announced Thursday.

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KIMA

Gas explosions kill 20, injure 270 in Taiwan

A series of underground gas explosions killed 20 people and injured 270 others late Thursday night in Taiwan's second-largest city, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Fire

The Washington Post

French forces arrest Mali jihadist ex-leader

Authorities in northern Mali say a former jihadist leader in the town of Gao has been arrested by French military forces.

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The Washington Post

Afghan electoral officials to restart vote audit

Afghan officials say they'll resume an audit of the presidential election this weekend after resolving disputes between the candidates over how to disqualify ballots amid allegations of massive fraud.

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Cybercast News Service

Malaysian prime minister in Netherlands

Malaysia's prime minister has arrived in the Netherlands ahead of a meeting with his Dutch counterpart to discuss plans for repatriating remains of Malaysian victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and continuing problems accessing the crash site in eastern Ukraine.

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Cybercast News Service

19 swimmers drown off Pakistan beaches

Farooq Baluch, the director of Pakistan's largest private emergency service, said Thursday that rescuers had pulled 19 bodies from the water near the southern city of Karachi.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

MassLive.com

Landslide hits Indian village, killing at least 18; more deaths expected

Torrential rains triggered a massive landslide that buried a remote village in western India on Wednesday, killing at least 18 people as it swept away scores of houses and possibly trapping many more people under debris, officials said.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Peace Corps evacuates over Ebola as 2 isolated

The largest recorded Ebola outbreak in history has led the U.S. Peace Corps to evacuate hundreds of volunteers from three affected West African countries, and a State Department official on Wednesday said two volunteers were under isolation after having contact with a person who later died of the virus.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

CJAD

Israeli strikes hit UN compound, shopping area in Gaza

Israeli strikes hit a crowded shopping area in Gaza City, hours after tank shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with war refugees Wednesday in the deadliest of a series of air and artillery attacks that push the Palestinian death toll above 1,300 in more than three weeks of fighting.

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WTAG-AM Paxton

Why Congress Can't Quit Israel

Much of the American left is critical of Israel, particularly since its incursion into Gaza.

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WTEN-TV Albany

How high-level Chinese officials are taken down

The investigation into China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang could pave the way for him to stand trial as the most senior politician ever prosecuted for graft.

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ABC News

Nearly 150 Feared Trapped in Landslide in India

An Indian official says that more than 150 people are feared buried under a landslide that hit a village in western India following torrential rains.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

4 teens charged with murder in USC student's death

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KMIZ

Last surviving crewmember of Enola Gay dies

Nearly 69 years ago, Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk navigated a U.S. B-29 Superfortress called the Enola Gay over Hiroshima, Japan, on a sunny August day.

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Related Topix: Japan, Dekalb County, GA, Stone Mountain, GA

KXAN-TV Austin

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

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

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Related Topix: Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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