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Gaza UN school shelter hit, ‘killing 15′

At least 15 people have been killed and more than 200 injured when a UN-run school used as a shelter in Gaza was shelled, the Gaza health ministry says. Hundreds of Palestinians were in the school in Beit Hanoun, fleeing heavy fighting in the area. It is the fourth time that a UN school has […]

John Kerry Arrives in Cairo in Bid to Broker Cease Fire Between Israel

The Obama administration, facing growing pressure from European and Arab allies to stanch the rising civilian death toll in the Gaza Strip, embarked Monday on an aggressive new diplomatic push to secure a cease-fire between Israel and the militant Palestinian group Hamas. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo Monday night for an open-ended […]

Algerie Flight AH5017 Vanishes Over Western Africa

A commercial jetliner carrying 116 people went missing and presumably crashed in Western Africa on Thursday after adjusting its route due to a storm in western Africa — the third major aviation disaster in a week. A Burkina Faso airport official told NBC News that wreckage from Air Algerie Flight AH5017 had been found in […]

The Politics of Sleeping Sickness Prevention in Colonial East Africa

29 July 2014

The Politics of Sleeping Sickness Prevention in Colonial East Africa As a part of the HTS Speaker series through Georgia Tech's School of History, Technology, and Society Mari Webel will speak on “The Politics of Sleeping Sickness Prevention in Colonial East Africa”. Webel is a postdoctoral fellow in African Studies and …See all stories on […]

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Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina elected pope, takes name Pope …

29 July 2014

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina elected pope, takes name Pope … VATICAN CITY — Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope Wednesday, becoming the first pontiff from Latin America and taking the name Pope Francis I. Appearing on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica a short time later, the new pope …See […]

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Simon & Garfunkel album among 25 to be preserved

29 July 2014

Simon & Garfunkel album among 25 to be preserved WASHINGTON (AP) — Simon & Garfunkel 's song “The Sound of Silence,” written amid the turmoil following President John F. Kennedy's assassination, and Chubby Checker's 1960s dance hit “The Twist” are among 25 recordings selected for preservation at …See all stories on this topic Saturday Mail […]

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15 Palestinians, Jordanians die in Jordan bus crash

29 July 2014

15 Palestinians, Jordanians die in Jordan bus crash At least 42 pilgrims returning from Mecca injured after bus turns over, Jordanian news agency reports. Bus crash [file]. Photo: Mandy Hechtman. Fifteen Palestinians and Jordanians were killed and 42 others were injured on Saturday when their bus flipped …See all stories on this topic China Gets […]

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Armstead leads Wichita State past Pitt 73-55

29 July 2014

Armstead leads Wichita State past Pitt 73-55 SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Wichita State's Tekele Cotton didn't just shut down Pitt's leading scorer, he had him in tears after the game. The Shockers' guard held Tray Woodall to two points while coming up with five steals and a key 3-point basket in …See all stories […]

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Musharraf returns to frontline politics in Pakistan

29 July 2014

Musharraf returns to frontline politics in Pakistan You are here: ET Home » News » Politics and Nation. 24 Mar, 2013, 03.32PM IST, The writer has posted comments on this article PTI. Musharraf returns to frontline politics in Pakistan. Story; Comments. Post a comment. Email this article. Mail This …See all stories on this topic […]

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Hungary: Snowstorm strands thousands in their cars

28 July 2014

Hungary: Snowstorm strands thousands in their cars BUDAPEST, Hungary — A snowstorm in Hungary brought drifts 10 feet (3 meters) high and violent gusts of wind, forcing thousands of people to spend the night in their cars or in emergency shelters after being stranded on a major highway. Rescue officials …See all stories on this […]

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Musharraf announces return to Pakistani politics despite Taliban threat

28 July 2014

Musharraf announces return to Pakistani politics despite Taliban threat Musharraf announces return to Pakistani politics despite Taliban threat. Former President Pervez Musharraf has said he wants to “free” Pakistan from terrorism when he returns to the country after years in exile. He also criticized the 2011 US operation …See all stories on this topic Office […]

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Gold Bullion Sits Tight, “Geopolitics Scares Off Bears”, Ahead of US Fed Meeting & GDP Data

28 July 2014

GOLD BULLION prices held in a tight range around last week’s close of $ 1307 per ounce in Asia and London on Monday, while the US Dollar ticked down from 1-month highs ahead of this week’s key GDP data and Federal Reserve statement on monetary policy.   Commodity markets were flat overall as crude oil […]

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Karnataka's father-son politics and BJP's predicament

28 July 2014

Karnataka's father-son politics and BJP's predicament Bangalore, March 24 — There's nothing novel about entire families being in politics in India; nor is it so uncommon for parents to belong to one party — or different ones — and children to take up leadership in yet another party. However “family …See all stories on this […]

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A man reaches roof U.S. Embassy in Paris | Morocco World News

28 July 2014

A man reaches roof U.S. Embassy in Paris | Morocco World News In US News. Latest in US News. Church pays $10m to US … Featured US News. A man reaches roof U.S. Embassy in Paris. Published March 21, 2013 | 5:11 pm. View All US News Articles. In Videos. Latest in Videos. Rockets hit […]

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In Ohio case, social media is a double-edged sword – Yahoo! Finance

28 July 2014

In Ohio case, social media is a double-edged sword – Yahoo! Finance From Yahoo! Finance: NEW YORK (AP) — In sentencing two high school football players to juvenile jail terms for raping a drunken girl, Judge Thomas Lipps …See all stories on this topic Social Media Is About Engagement With A Purpose and How To […]

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Wanted: Social Media Intern for Gamezebo

28 July 2014

Wanted: Social Media Intern for Gamezebo Do you tweet as much as you play games? Prefer pinning pictures of cats playing video games to food recipes? Know what Pheed and Vine are? Then we want you to come join us as Gamezebo's first social media intern. At Gamezebo, we're no slouches at …See all stories […]

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Senate Democrats release first budget in four years, includes $1 trillion in tax …

28 July 2014

Senate Democrats release first budget in four years, includes $1 trillion in tax … The Senate on Wednesday presented its first budget in four years, a proposal by leaders of the Democrat-controlled chamber that calls for nearly $1 trillion in tax increases but includes no strategy to make federal revenue match spending in the coming […]

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