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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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In Gaza, Cease-Fire Expires As Rockets Fly

Friday, August 08, 2014

It's still unclear whether the renewed fighting is a sign of something broader. Meanwhile, the peace talks in Cairo appeared to have stalled because of the rocket fire.

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Obama Authorizes Limited Airstrikes In Iraq

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Targeted airstrikes against Islamic militants have been authorized if the militants advance toward American personnel in northern Iraq.

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Senior Khmer Rouge Leaders Found Guilty Of Crimes Against Humanity

Thursday, August 07, 2014

The verdict is the first to be handed down against the top Khmer Rouge leadership. As many as 2 million people died in the regime's "killing fields." The two men will serve life in prison.

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Iselle Downgraded To Tropical Storm As It Spins Toward Hawaii

Thursday, August 07, 2014

The National Weather Service has downgraded Iselle to a tropical storm. Residents are still warned to take precautions.

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In Retaliation, Russia Bans Some Food Imports From U.S., Europe

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Russia was responding to sanctions imposed by the U.S. and its European allies over the crisis in Ukraine. The ban includes all beef, pork, fruit, vegetables and dairy products.

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Russia Gives Edward Snowden 3-Year Residence Permit

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Snowden has been in exile for a little more than a year, after he leaked a cache of classified documents that revealed some of the United States' most deeply held security secrets.

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Following Western Sanctions, Russia Orders Ban On Some Imports

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The Kremlin did not name names, but asked his agencies to come up with a list but also make sure that the ban prevents the "rapid growth of prices of agricultural and food products."

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Sprint Names New CEO, As T-Mobile Bid Is Said To Crumble

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The proposed merger was supposed to create a new company to challenge the behemoths Verizon and AT&T. The new CEO intimated that Sprint is prepared to go it alone.

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Thousands Of Iraqis Trapped On Mountaintop

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

More than 40,000 people, most from the Yazidi minority, are trapped with no water, surrounded by the Islamic State.

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VIDEO: Man Didn't Mind The Gap, But Fellow Passengers Help Him Out

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Scores of train passengers in Australia united to help a man whose leg was stuck between the train and the platform. All of them pushing at once, they tilted the train and freed the man's leg.

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Gaza Conflict: Cease-Fire Holds As Kerry Calls For Fresh Peace Talks

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said both sides should seize this opportunity to move toward broader negotiations for a long-term peace.

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Afghan Policeman Turns Gun On Colleagues, Killing 7

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The latest incident comes just a day after an apparent insider attack killed a U.S. major general and left more than a dozen wounded. All who were injured Tuesday are expected to live.

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