1. Airstrike Near U.N. School Kills 10 as Israel Shifts Troops in Gaza
    Published by The New York times on 2014-08-04 at 00:42:21

    As Israel began to redeploy significant numbers of troops away from populated areas of Gaza on Sunday, an Israeli Air Force missile struck near the school entrance.

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  2. Gaza school attack denounced as ‘criminal act’ by UN chief
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-03 at 20:58:00

    Ban Ki-moon calls on those responsible to be held accountable after 10 killed and dozens injured outside school gates Continue reading…

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  3. Israel spied on John Kerry during failed peace talks report
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-03 at 22:56:50

    Der Spiegel says Israelis eavesdropped on phone callsState Department offers no commentUN chief: Gaza school strike a criminal act Continue reading…

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  4. Airstrike Near U.N. School Kills 10 as Israel Shifts Troops in Gaza
    Published by The New York times on 2014-08-04 at 00:42:21

    As Israel began to redeploy significant numbers of troops away from populated areas of Gaza, an Israeli Air Force missile struck near the school entrance.

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  5. Israel calls limited truce amid global fury
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-08-04 at 08:52:07

    Seven-hour pause announced after attack on school prompts outcry but Hamas warns Gazans to ‘take extreme caution’.

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  6. US tortoise held after brief chase
    Published by BBC on 2014-08-04 at 06:39:03

    Police in Alhambra in greater Los Angeles recaptured a giant tortoise after a brief chase along city streets.

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  7. Outrage after third Israeli strike on a United Nations school in Gaza
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-04 at 00:26:33

    UN chief Ban Ki-moon tells Israel to ‘end this madness’ after bombardment kills at least 10 people and injures dozens Continue reading…

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  8. Gaza truce diplomacy: The ever-changing mess
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-08-04 at 01:16:16

    Palestinian negotiators agree on how to end the Gaza war, while Israel shuns new Cairo truce talks.

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  9. Israel declares 7-hour Gaza truce after fury over school strike
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-08-04 at 09:36:12

    Israel announced it would be holding its fire in most of Gaza for seven hours Monday, amid world outrage over a deadly strike on a UN school in the Palestinian territory. The unilateral truce, four weeks into fighting with Gaza de facto rulers Hamas, came…

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  10. Obama: ‘Russia doesn’t make anything’
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-08-04 at 04:55:56

    US president downplays Russia’s role in the world, saying Vladimir Putin’s actions will hurt country in the long-term.

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    339 shares and 780 likes on Facebook
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  11. British Citizens Flee Tripoli on Ship as 25 Libyans Are Reportedly Killed in Fighting
    Published by The New York times on 2014-08-04 at 07:50:25

    The scenes of anxious foreigners fleeing by boat recalled the mayhem at the start of the Libyan uprising under Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi in 2011.

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  12. Grimes Is As Tough As McConnell — And As Nasty
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-08-04 at 04:51:30

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -– It’s finally dawning on people, perhaps including some Republicans here in Kentucky, that the 35-year-old woman tearing into Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) day after day may be as tough and nasty as the 72-year-old five-term incumbent…

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  13. US ‘appalled’ by ‘disgraceful’ Israeli shelling of Gaza UN school
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-04 at 00:21:58

    Israel must do more to avoid civilian casualtiesTen people killed in Sunday artillery strike in RafahUN chief calls attack moral outrage and criminal actIsrael spied on Kerry during peace talks report Continue reading…

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  14. Morning Mail: third Gaza school hit; asylum seekers taught to pilot boats; Games close
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-04 at 03:02:27

    Guardian Australias morning news briefing from around the web Continue reading…

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  15. Tamil asylum seekers were taught how to ‘pilot lifeboats back to India’
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-03 at 13:39:19

    Lawyers for detainees confirm harrowing account of detention on board a Customs vessel in the Indian Ocean Continue reading…

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    535 shares and 833 likes on Facebook
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  16. Islamic State takes over Iraq towns
    Published by BBC on 2014-08-03 at 20:58:16

    The UN has warned that up to 200,000 people have been forced to flee after Islamic State militants take over more towns in northern Iraq.

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  17. Nepal Enthralled by Visit of India Premier, Who Hits ‘the Right Notes’
    Published by The New York times on 2014-08-04 at 05:32:49

    A fractious country, Nepal has been united in its embrace of Narendra Modi, the first Indian prime minister in 17 years to make a state visit here.

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  18. Missing Soldier Killed in Battle, Israel Confirms
    Published by The New York times on 2014-08-03 at 05:40:11

    The Israeli military said the soldier who had been thought captured by Palestinian militants during a deadly clash on Friday was now considered to have been killed in battle.

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  19. Hope Dwindles for Hondurans Living in Peril
    Published by The New York times on 2014-08-03 at 01:26:45

    Residents of Chamelecón, the most dangerous neighborhood in one of the most dangerous cities in the hemisphere, face a daily grind of murder and mayhem.

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  20. Hospitals in Gaza Overwhelmed as Attacks Continue
    Published by The New York times on 2014-08-03 at 07:24:26

    More than 120 Palestinians were killed in Rafah, Gaza Strip, on Friday and Saturday. Those deaths, and hundreds of injuries, overwhelmed the city’s health care facilities.

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