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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...
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Stocks slide as worries about Ukraine build

Specialist John Parisi, left, and trader Luigi Muccitelli work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. U.S. stock prices are opening lower as traders digest some mixed corporate earnings and a weak indicator on the Chinese economy. (AP Photo/Richard...
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APNewsBreak: Phelps signs with new suit company

In this July 31, 2014 photo, Michael Phelps, left, goes over details of a prototype swimsuit with designers before a training session at Meadowbrook Aquatic and Fitness Center in Baltimore. After partnering with Speedo through most of his swimming career, Phelps has agreed to a...
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Clinic owner tied to MLB scandal to plead guilty

In this photo provided by ESPN, Anthony Bosch, center, is escorted by Drug Enforcement Administration officials in Weston, Fla., Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. The owner of a now-defunct Florida clinic was charged Tuesday with conspiracy to distribute steroids, more than a year after he...
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Spurs hire WNBA star Becky Hammon as assistant

Connecticut Sun’s Kelly Faris and San Antonio Stars’ Becky Hammon chase after a loose ball during the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Friday Aug. 1, 2014 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio. (AP Photo/The San Antonio Express-News, Edward A. Ornelas) RUMBO DE...