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Nearly 50 Killed By Car Bombs In Baghdad Markets

Wed, 2014-08-06 10:41

Violence in primarily Shiite neighborhoods has been extreme in recent weeks. On Wednesday, three car bombs were detonated in crowded market areas.

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Ask Me Anything: Correspondent Emily Harris Discusses Gaza

Wed, 2014-08-06 10:34

For the past month, Harris has been covering the Israeli-Hamas battles in the Gaza Strip. She's answering questions Wednesday in a Reddit Ask Me Anything.

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Dutch Call Off Search For Additional Remains In Ukraine

Wed, 2014-08-06 10:18

The Dutch prime minister said continuing the search at the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight is too dangerous. Russia has stationed tens of thousands of troops near its border with Ukraine.

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Following Western Sanctions, Russia Orders Ban On Some Imports

Wed, 2014-08-06 09:56

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

Wed, 2014-08-06 08:07

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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A State Court Says Rap Lyrics Can't Be Used As Evidence In A Criminal Trial

Wed, 2014-08-06 08:02

Code Switch recently wrote about the practice of using violent hip-hop lyrics as evidence in criminal cases. Now a New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled on that very issue.

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Hearts, Minds, Tweets: Battling Terrorism Online

Wed, 2014-08-06 07:21

A new U.S. initiative is hoping a social media campaign will turn people away from terrorism.

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Hearts, Minds, Tweets: Battling Terrorism Online

Wed, 2014-08-06 07:11

A new U.S. initiative is hoping a social media campaign will turn people away from terrorism.

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Suspicious Use Of AIDS Drugs Costs Medicare $30 Million

Wed, 2014-08-06 06:02

Medicare is paying for HIV drugs for hundreds of patients who may not have the disease, an inspector general's investigation finds. A 77-year-old woman with no record of HIV got $33,500 of medication.

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Suspicious Use Of AIDS Drugs Costs Medicare $30 Million

Wed, 2014-08-06 06:02

Medicare is paying for HIV drugs for hundreds of patients who may not have the disease, an inspector general's investigation finds. A 77-year-old woman with no record of HIV got $33,500 of medication.

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Hawaii, Which Almost Never Has Hurricanes, Is Getting Ready For 2

Wed, 2014-08-06 05:18

Hurricanes Iselle and Julio are both expected to weaken into tropical storms before approaching the islands later this week, but residents are being urged to stock up on supplies.

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Hawaii, Which Almost Never Has Hurricanes, Is Getting Ready For 2

Wed, 2014-08-06 05:18

Hurricanes Iselle and Julio are both expected to weaken into tropical storms before approaching the islands later this week, but residents are being urged to stock up on supplies.

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

Wed, 2014-08-06 04:04

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

Wed, 2014-08-06 04:04

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

Wed, 2014-08-06 02:56

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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Afghan Policeman Turns Gun On Colleagues, Killing 7

Wed, 2014-08-06 02:56

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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Skeptics In Sierra Leone Doubt Ebola Virus Exists

Wed, 2014-08-06 01:07

Sierra Leone is at the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak. But many people there don't think the virus is real. Others are so frightened by Ebola that they're afraid to take sick relatives to clinics.

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Missouri Constitutional Amendment Pits Farmer Against Farmer

Wed, 2014-08-06 01:07

The most contentious issue in Tuesday's Missouri primary was the "right to farm" amendment. It is meant to protect farmers and ranchers from state laws that would change or outlaw current practices.

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After Discrimination Finding, Jury's Out On Memphis Juvenile Courts

Tue, 2014-08-05 23:49

The U.S. Justice Department bashed the juvenile justice system in Shelby County, Tenn., in 2012. Now, Memphis courts are trying to find a way forward.

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After Discrimination Finding, Jury's Out On Memphis Juvenile Courts

Tue, 2014-08-05 23:49

The U.S. Justice Department bashed the juvenile justice system in Shelby County, Tenn., in 2012. Now, Memphis courts are trying to find a way forward.

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