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Kurds Seize 2 Oil Fields Amid Rising Tensions With Iraqi Government

Friday, July 11, 2014

The Kurdish political bloc also suspended all participation in the government. The moves further imperil Iraq's already tenuous unity.

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Signs Emerge Of A Compromise On Obama's $3.7B Immmigration Request

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The president wants the money to deal with the thousands of minors from Central America who have crossed into the U.S. Republicans said they want some policy changes; Democrats aren't opposed.

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Philadelphia Judge Denies Former Nazi Guard Bail

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Johann "Hans" Breyer, 89, is awaiting extradition to Germany. His defense lawyers argued he is in poor health. A hearing to extradite him to Germany is scheduled for Aug. 21.

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Samsung Faces Allegation That A Chinese Supplier Used Child Labor

Thursday, July 10, 2014

But the South Korean electronics company's own recent report on conditions at about 100 Chinese suppliers' factories found no child labor, though it did find other violations.

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Germany Asks Top U.S. Spy In Country To Leave

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The move comes in the wake of two cases of espionage allegedly involving the U.S. and amid the fallout from the mass surveillance of Germans by the National Security Agency.

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Congress Has The Ability To Fix Immigration Crisis, Obama Says

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

His remarks in Dallas followed a meeting with faith leaders and local officials, including Gov. Rick Perry, to discuss the large number of unaccompanied minors at the border.

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Man Tied To Nazis Dies In Michigan At Age 93

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

John Kalymon, who became a U.S. citizen in 1955, was under a deportation order for serving in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II. But he had denied he had ever shot at Jews.

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Argentina Ditches Dutch On The Way To World Cup Final

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Argentina defeated the Netherlands 4-2 in penalty kicks in their World Cup semifinal. The two sides were 0-0 at the end of extra time. Argentina plays Germany in the final on Sunday.

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Senate Confirms Julian Castro As Housing Secretary

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

The 39-year-old mayor of San Antonio is Hispanic and a rising star in the Democratic Party. He succeeds Shaun Donovan, who was tapped to be White House budget chief.

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Rivals Claim Victory In Indonesian Presidential Election

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo based his claim on early results, which have been accurate in the past. But his rival, Suharto-era Gen. Prabowo Subianto, is refusing to concede.

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Germany Widens Spy Investigation Reportedly Involving U.S.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

News reports say police raided the home and office of an official in the German Defense Ministry. It comes just days after the arrest of a man last week for allegedly passing secrets to the U.S.

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Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Gets 10 Years In Corruption Case

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Nagin, who became the face of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, was convicted Feb. 12 of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks.

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Foreign Buyers In American Real Estate

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Mega-wealthy foreign buyers getting deep into American real estate – shutting out American buyers, scooping up the top of the market and, laundering money.

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Israel Continues Gaza Offensive, Hints At Ground Operation

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Israel says the offensive, which has so far killed at least 53 people and wounded 465, is needed to end rocket attacks from Gaza. Those attacks are continuing, and hitting major Israeli cities.

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With A Good Twist Or Two, This Haunted 'House' Adds Plenty Of Stories

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Forget for a moment the spooky, restless dead. In Rebecca Makkai's inventive novel The Hundred-Year House, the ghost is just one of the many residents looking for new lives — and finding them.

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Germany Gives Brazil Das Boot With 7-1 Win, Enters World Cup Final

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Brazil, without striker Neymar, was in shambles. Thomas Muller and Toni Kroos scored two goals each for Germany, and Miroslav Klose became the highest goal scorer in World Cup history.

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Obama Seeks $3.7B To Handle Immigration Crisis

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

The money is almost twice the amount that officials had previously suggested would be requested from Congress. It comes amid a surge of children and teenagers who have crossed the border illegally.

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Israel Expands Attacks On Gaza As Rockets Target Israeli Cities

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

A barrage of rockets was fired from the Gaza Strip toward Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and other parts of the country. There were no injuries. Earlier, Israel conducted airstrikes and called up reservists.

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Washington State To Start Recreational Pot Sales On Tuesday

Monday, July 07, 2014

The state's Liquor Control Board issued the first 24 marijuana retailer licenses on Monday. Washington is the second state — after Colorado — to allow the sale of recreational marijuana.

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Bahrain Asks U.S. Diplomat To Leave Over Meeting With Shiite Group

Monday, July 07, 2014

The Foreign Ministry said Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski "is unwelcome." Malinowski met with the Shiite opposition in the island nation that hosts the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet.

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