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Palestinians accept new 72-hour cease-fire offer

Palestinians accept new 72-hour cease-fire offer

August 10th, 2014 9:01 am by MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and KARIN LAUB, Associated Press

Israel had walked away from cease-fire talks over the weekend, after militants resumed their rocket fire on southern Israel with the expiration of an earlier three-day truce.

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'Kill the police': Missouri crowd shouts after teen's fatal shooting

'Kill the police': Missouri crowd shouts after teen's fatal shooting

August 10th, 2014 8:13 am by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

A St. Louis County chapter of the NAACP called for the FBI to look into the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, a predominantly black suburb a few miles north of downtown St. Louis.

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False bomb threat reported at Cherokee High School

False bomb threat reported at Cherokee High School

August 8th, 2014 10:06 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

It may have been intended as a prank, but the person who posted a "graffiti" false bomb threat at Cherokee High School Friday afternoon could be facing a felony charge.

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GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

August 8th, 2014 11:55 am by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

The problem, revealed in documents posted by federal safety regulators this week, is so serious that GM is telling customers to park the SUVs outdoors until they are repaired because they could catch fire when left unattended.

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U.S .makes good on Obama's promise to bomb targets in Iraq

U.S .makes good on Obama's promise to bomb targets in Iraq

August 8th, 2014 11:20 am by JULIE PACE and ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press

"America is coming to help" - President Barack Obama.

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Lightning rod state Sen. Stacey Campfield blasted out in primary

Lightning rod state Sen. Stacey Campfield blasted out in primary

August 7th, 2014 11:56 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Controversial lawmaker who often drew the ire of his own GOP colleagues

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FBI finds body believed to be that of missing 6-year-old

FBI finds body believed to be that of missing 6-year-old

August 7th, 2014 7:21 pm by Associated Press

Washington authorities said a body found Thursday appears to be that of missing 6-year-old Jenise Wright, who disappeared from her home over the weekend.

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Boost for vets' health: Obama signs new law

Boost for vets' health: Obama signs new law

August 7th, 2014 4:54 pm by MATTHEW DALY and DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Improved access to outside care is likely to be the most immediate effect.

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Flow of child immigrants slows along Texas border

Flow of child immigrants slows along Texas border

August 7th, 2014 4:05 pm by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

Arrests in South Texas have fallen in recent weeks to about 100 per day, down from 300 or more in June.

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Police arrest SE Tennessee father in baby's death

Police arrest SE Tennessee father in baby's death

August 7th, 2014 11:43 am by Associated Press

Police have arrested the father of a 3-month-old Marion County boy who died in 2012.

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