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Ukrainian President Says Russian Troops Have Entered His Country

Thursday, August 28, 2014

One official called the latest Russian incursion a "full-scale invasion." Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on the U.N. Security Council to offer an assessment of the "sharp aggravation."

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As Cease-Fire Takes Hold, Big Question In Gaza Becomes What's Next

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Some semblance of normal life returned to Gaza, after Hamas and Israel accepted an open-ended cease-fire. People returned home and markets opened. What the future holds, however, is far from certain.

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Back Home, Freed American Journalist Says He's 'Overwhelmed By Emotion'

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Peter Theo Curtis was released by a militant group shortly after another group, the Islamic State, beheaded the American journalist James Foley.

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U.N. Says Assad Regime, Islamic State Are Committing War Crimes In Syria

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The report paints a grim picture of a country besieged by a ruthless civil war. All sides are indiscriminately killing and torturing civilians.

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Fashion Retailer Zara Pulls Kids Shirt Resembling Concentration Camp Uniform

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The company said the shirt's design was meant to look like a sheriff's star from classic Western films. But after popular uproar, Zara decided to pull it from shelves.

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French Prosecutors Put IMF's Lagarde Under Investigation

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Christine Lagarde said the allegations of "simple negligence" stem from her days as finance minister under former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

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Both Afghan Candidates Pull Observers From U.N. Audit Of Votes

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The latest twist in the already contentious election process throws it further into crisis. It's looking likely that a new president won't be inaugurated by Sept. 2, as had been the plan.

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Flight Diverted When Passengers Feud Over Reclining Seat

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

One man used a $22 device that jammed a fellow passenger's seat. The ensuing fight ended when the woman threw a cup of water at the man and the airline diverted the flight.

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Hamas, Israel Reach Long-Term Cease-Fire Deal

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The deal was brokered in Egypt after almost two months of intense fighting that has killed more than 2,000 Palestinians and injured almost 11,000.

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Burger King To Buy Canada's Tim Hortons For $11 Billion

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The deal would create the third-largest fast-food company. The deal received a $3 billion financing assist from Warren Buffett.

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Leaders Of Russia, Ukraine Meet To Discuss Conflict

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The hope is that the talks between Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko lead to a cease-fire between Ukraine and separatists in the eastern part of the country.

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Reports: U.S. Authorizes Surveillance Flights Over Syria

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The flights are intended to collect intelligence on Islamic State militants and could be a precursor to military strikes inside of Syria.

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Ukraine Says Russian Military Vehicles Have Crossed Border

Monday, August 25, 2014

One Ukrainian military commander told the BBC that pro-Russian rebels may be trying to open a new front in the conflict.

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British Embassy Apologizes For Humorous Tweet About Burning The White House

Monday, August 25, 2014

The tweet joked about the burning of the White House 200 years ago by the British. It unleashed many tweets from Americans who didn't think relations were special enough for that kind of ribbing.

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California Quake Means Big Damage For Napa Valley Wineries

Monday, August 25, 2014

It's still too early to tell just how much the magnitude-6.0 quake will cost the region, but it comes after a drought had already made things difficult for wineries.

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At Michael Brown's Funeral, A Call For A Day Of Reckoning

Monday, August 25, 2014

The shooting death of the 18-year-old sparked violent protests in Ferguson, Mo. At his funeral, there was resignation but also a clarion call for change.

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29 State Attorneys General Ask FDA To Strengthen E-Cig Regulations

Friday, August 08, 2014

The attorneys recommend that the FDA ban flavored electronic cigarettes and restrict advertising in the same way it does for traditional cigarettes.

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White House Goes On Lockdown After Sneaky Toddler Breaches Fence

Friday, August 08, 2014

The toddler had no comment because he can't talk yet. But the Secret Service handed the little guy a time out and then sent him on his way.

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Dueling Afghan Presidential Candidates Agree To Resolve Election Dispute

Friday, August 08, 2014

The two men, who agreed to cooperate on forming a new, national unity government, made the announcement after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

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U.S. Military Strikes Sunni Extremist Fighters In Iraq

Friday, August 08, 2014

President Obama has authorized humanitarian drops and airstrikes against militants in the country. But administration officials say this does not signal a broader war against the Islamic extremists.

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