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Rory McIlroy wary of all the hype entering PGA

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits from the fairway on the ninth hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. The tournament is set to begin on Thursday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)...

21st Century Fox abandons pursuit of Time Warner

NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty-First Century Fox is abandoning its attempt to take over Time Warner in a proposed deal that would have combined two of the world’s biggest media companies. The about-face announced Tuesday comes three weeks after Time Warner Inc. revealed...
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Can Africa keep its economic winning streak alive?

FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, file photo, a receptionist takes a call at the front desk of the Sankara Nairobi hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Years of solid economic growth, gradual economic reforms and energy discoveries have transformed Africa from a basket case...
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Afghan soldier kills US general, wounds about 15

A NATO soldier opens fire toward journalists near the main gate of Camp Qargha, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. A man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire Tuesday on foreign troops at a military base, causing casualties, an Afghan military spokesman...
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Gaza border town in ruins after Israeli attack

Palestinians in a car with their belongings drive past a destroyed house in Rafah’s district of Shawkah in the southern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. The attack at the Shawkah district east of the Gaza town of Rafah drew what was by far the heaviest shelling by the...
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Gannett splits publishing, broadcasting in two

FILE – This July 14, 2010, file photo, shows Gannett headquarters in McLean, Va. Gannett is spinning off its publishing business from its broadcasting and digital operations. The company is also acquiring full ownership of Cars.com for $1.8 billion., the company announced...
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Israel-Hamas truce sets stage for talks on Gaza

Mohammed al-Bakri brings the body of his three-year-old son Kamal to the boy’s wounded mother, Dua, at the Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. The boy was killed Monday along with two other family members in an Israeli missile strike on their home in Shati...
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Migrants clash in France as camp tensions soar

FILE – This is a Wednesday, May 28, 2014 file photo of migrants and activists scuffle with police officers after French authorities started to clear out makeshift camps in the English Channel port city of Calais, northern France, housing hundreds of illegal migrants from...
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Obama announces $33B in commitments for Africa

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks at the US Africa Business Forum during the US Africa Leaders Summit, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington. African heads of state are gathering in Washington for an unprecedented summit to promote business...
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Nigeria acknowledges slow response in Ebola case

The lifeless body of a man lays unattended in the street as locals suspect him of dying from the deadly Ebola virus, as government warns the public not to leave Ebola victims in the streets in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. A second American aid worker...