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AP ANALYSIS: Amid war, endgames in Gaza emerge

US News and World Report - 42 min 34 sec ago
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The savage fighting between Israel and Hamas is escalating in Gaza, cease-fire efforts take on elements of farce, and bravado rules the public discourse. But even through the fog of war, a few endgame scenarios can nonetheless be glimpsed.
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Indian online retailer Flipkart raises $1 billion

US News and World Report - 58 min 53 sec ago
MUMBAI, India (AP) — India's largest online e-commerce company, Flipkart, says it has raised $1 billion in new capital as the company gears up for competition with Amazon's push into the Indian market.
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US sues Pennsylvania over police fitness tests

US News and World Report - 1 hour 9 min ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given to its applicant for state trooper positions. It says the tests discriminate against women and keeps them out of entry-level positions.
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West seeks to inflict more economic pain on Russia

US News and World Report - 1 hour 13 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing Russia's stalled growth rate and a flow of foreign capital out of Moscow, U.S. and European officials hope a new round of sanctions targeting energy and defense entities, as well as major banks, will deepen Russia's economic pain even further and force President Vladimir Putin to end provocations in Ukraine.
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Shells hit UN school in Gaza, kill 15

US News and World Report - 1 hour 23 min ago
JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school used as shelter for refugees in the Gaza war early on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 90, a Palestinian health official and a U.N. official said.
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Peterson says he's got 5-year, $70 million deal

US News and World Report - 1 hour 33 min ago
PHOENIX (AP) — Cornerback Patrick Peterson says he has reached agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals, with $48 million guaranteed.
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Argentina, US bondholders meet as deadline looms

US News and World Report - 2 hours 37 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Argentina's economy minister emerged from daylong negotiations aimed at preventing a default Tuesday to say both sides had finally spoken for the first time, a development that raised hopes that a deal might be reached to avert a financial crisis.
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World War I, the 1920s and Modern Cool

US News and World Report - 2 hours 59 min ago
World War I tore down old traditions and gave counterculture a chance to begin again.
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Toyota remains at top in sales after first half

US News and World Report - 3 hours 3 min ago
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota remains No. 1 in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen which bumped General Motors out of second place as the U.S. automaker grapples with a recall scandal.
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New Benefit Options for Digital Temps

WSJ Technology - 3 hours 34 min ago
Companies and groups are starting to fill the benefits gap for freelance workers, offering access to disability and other insurance that can make project work a little more secure.
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Vin Scully to return for 66th season in LA in 2015

US News and World Report - 3 hours 54 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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Broken water main floods UCLA; people rescued

US News and World Report - 4 hours 53 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covered some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the school's famed basketball arena.
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Top Colorado court halts gay marriages in Boulder

US News and World Report - 5 hours 3 min ago
DENVER (AP) — Boulder County must stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while the Colorado Supreme Court considers an appeal from the state's attorney general, justices said in a ruling Tuesday.
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Asian Stocks Mixed

WSJ US News - 5 hours 4 min ago
Asian stocks were mixed as investors digested earnings news from Japan and South Korea, and ahead of key data in coming sessions.
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PG&E charged with obstruction over San Bruno blast

US News and World Report - 5 hours 32 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Tuesday with lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010.
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China reports deadly attack in northwest

US News and World Report - 5 hours 33 min ago
BEIJING (AP) — A mob armed with knives and axes rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed Islamic militants, state media reported Tuesday.
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The Waiting Game: Sprint and T-Mobile

WSJ Technology - 5 hours 34 min ago
The slow progress in Sprint's pursuit of T-Mobile is in part tied to the public nature of the deal. With all the details out, there isn't as much pressure to make an announcement.
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'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-old

US News and World Report - 6 hours 8 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitcher who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs in a California summer league but has never been drafted.
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Sam factor prepares Rams for sensitivity session

US News and World Report - 6 hours 43 min ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) — To guard against another bullying scandal, NFL teams are holding sensitivity sessions during training camp.
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Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

US News and World Report - 6 hours 47 min ago
ATLANTA (AP) — The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia.
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