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Israeli Airstrikes Hit Gaza as Rockets Keep Flying

August 24, 2014 Featured, News No Comments

Palestinian militants kept up their cross-border rocket fire in what has become a conflict of attrition that has defied attempts by regional power Egypt to broker a durable truce.

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Risky Rides: Carnival Workers’ Hours May Pose Threat

August 24, 2014 Featured, News No Comments

Rides at America’s carnivals are operated by seasonal, migrant workers who can work long, grueling hours under tough conditions.

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Uh-oh, Iceland: Biggest Quakes Yet Shake Volcano

August 24, 2014 Featured, News No Comments

Iceland has issued an aviation red alert warning that an ash-emitting eruption of Bardarbunga may be imminent.

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Stray Bullet Kills Woman Participating in Boston Parade

August 24, 2014 Featured, News No Comments

University of Massachusetts Amherst graduate Dawnn Jaffier is not believed to be the intended target when she was shot in the head.

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China Rejects Claims Fighter Menaced U.S. Plane

August 24, 2014 Featured, News No Comments

The Chinese Defense Ministry called allegations a fighter jet showed its weapons to a Navy plane over the South China Sea “totally groundless.”

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First Fires, Now Floods: More Rain For Washington

August 23, 2014 Featured, News No Comments

More rain is expected in Washington state, where flash floods have developed on land scarred by wildfires and destroyed at least 10 homes.

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Tropical Depression Forms in Atlantic, Aims for Bahamas

August 23, 2014 Featured, News No Comments

A tropical depression formed over the Turks and Caicos Islands on Saturday, heading towards the Bahamas and dumping heavy rains on parts of Puerto Rico.

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Israeli Airstrike Destroys Apartment Tower in Gaza

August 23, 2014 Featured, News No Comments

At least 22 people, including 11 children, were wounded after the air raid took down the 13-story tower in the center of Gaza on Saturday.

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Western Drought Causes Earth’s Surface to Rise

August 23, 2014 Featured, News No Comments

The record-breaking drought in the West has cost the region 62 trillion gallons of water since 2013, causing the earth to rise.

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