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Gaza Conflict Confounds Israeli, Palestinian Mourners

July 17, 2014 - 5:10am

A funeral was held for the first Israeli killed in the latest fighting between Israel and Hamas. On the other side of the Gaza border, a funeral was held for one of four Palestinian boys killed.

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Murdoch Says His Bid For Rival Time Warner Was Rejected

July 16, 2014 - 10:32am

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox confirmed that it made an offer to buy the owner of HBO, Warner Bros., TBS and CNN but got shot down.

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Murdoch Says His Bid For Rival Time Warner Was Rejected

July 16, 2014 - 10:32am

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox confirmed that it made an offer to buy the owner of HBO, Warner Bros., TBS and CNN but got shot down.

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3 Vintage VW Buses Stolen From Hotel Parking Lot

July 16, 2014 - 6:59am

The Tillamook cheese vans, which are bright orange, were on a publicity tour in Sacramento, Calif. Two men have been arrested.

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YMCA Campers Mistaken For Migrant Kids Headed For Detention

July 16, 2014 - 6:53am

Protesters in Oracle, Ariz., are concerned about migrant children reaching the U.S. State Rep. Adam Kwasman says he saw a yellow bus full of kids, their faces full of fear. The kids were campers.

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Young Pakistani Activist Urges Nigeria To Do More For Kidnapped Girls

July 16, 2014 - 6:40am

It's been three months since Islamist extremists kidnapped more than 250 schoolgirls in northeastern Nigeria. Education campaigner Malala Yousafzai appealed to the captors to free the girls.

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Marvel Comics Rewrites Thor Into A Woman

July 16, 2014 - 5:02am

Series writer Jason Aaron points out, "This is not She-Thor. This is not Lady Thor. This is not Thorita. This is Thor." She'll make her debut in October.

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Apple Teams Up With Former Rival On Business App

July 16, 2014 - 5:02am

Apple and IBM were intense competitors 30 years ago — during the early days of the personal computer. But now, in the mobile age, the two companies have struck a deal to develop business apps.

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House Approves $11 Billion To Keep Highway Fund Solvent

July 16, 2014 - 5:02am

The House has passed a bill that adds 10 months worth of money into the Highway Trust Fund. The account runs dry next month unless Congress acts. Hundreds of projects could be jeopardized.

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Israelis, Palestinians Defy Recent Violence To Break Fast Together

July 16, 2014 - 5:02am

The conflict between Israel and Gaza is in its ninth day, with no obvious end in sight. Amid the violence, some Israelis and Palestinians meet to share an end-of-fast meal.

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Jamil Ahmad, Who Published Debut Novel At 79, Dies At 83

July 16, 2014 - 5:02am

The Wandering Falcon received high praise and was shortlisted for the 2011 Man Asian Literary Prize. (This piece initially aired June 16, 2011 on Morning Edition).

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West African Villagers Fear Ebola Will Escape From The Grave

July 16, 2014 - 5:02am

Since the outbreak began last March, more than 600 people have died. This mounting death toll is presenting families and health authorities with a grim new problem: What do you do with the bodies?

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LA Street Gangs Spread To Central America Causing International Threat

July 16, 2014 - 5:02am

Renee Montagne talks to Carlos Dada of ElFaro.net in El Salvador and Robert Lopez of the Los Angeles Times about the violence which has motivated thousands of children to try to escape to the U.S.

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Senate Democrats Aim To Overturn High Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling

July 16, 2014 - 5:02am

The measure is unlikely to pass, however, they are hoping to give Democrats a boost in contested states this fall by getting single female voters fired up to head to the polls.

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Comic Book News: Archie Shot And Killed

July 16, 2014 - 5:02am

Archie Andrews will die in Wednesday's installment of Life with Archie. He will be killed during an assassination attempt on his friend, an openly gay politician named Kevin Keller.

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The Grandes Dames Of The Sea Ply The Tuscan Waters

July 16, 2014 - 3:43am

A most unusual regatta recently celebrated vintage yachts, some more than 100 years old, and a time when sailing the oceans depended on well-trained crews with little more than compass and sextant.

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Craft Beer Reaches New Depths As Mainers Brew A Batch From Seaweed

July 16, 2014 - 3:42am

A craft brewer in Maine is partnering with a most unusual item — seaweed. If the beer takes off, the state's emerging seaweed aquaculture industry may benefit.

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Remembering How The Great War Changed U.S. Sports

July 16, 2014 - 3:30am

This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. Commentator Frank Deford considers its unlikely impact on American sports.

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Violence And Other Threats Raise Press Freedom Fears In Hong Kong

July 16, 2014 - 3:28am

Self-censorship and a brutal knife attack on an editor are fueling anxiety about whether the ex-British colony can preserve the autonomy it was promised when it returned to Chinese rule in 1997.

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Coping With A Co-Worker's Body Odor Takes Tact

July 16, 2014 - 3:27am

Stinking on the job is a common problem, say pros in human resources, and a reluctance to use soap and water is rarely to blame. Medical conditions, diet or cultural differences can play a role, too.

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