Tuesday July 29, 2014

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Afghan official says suicide bomber has assassinated cousin of President Karzai

KABUL - An Afghan official says a suicide bomber, his explosives hidden inside his turban, has assassinated the cousin of President Hamid Karzai....

posted: July 29,2014

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Tourists drawn to giant ketchup bottle now on sale in Illinois for $500,000, with warehouse

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. - For tourist Bruce Pasarow of Buena Park, California, leaving Illinois before seeing what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup" was not an option....

Jurors to resume deliberating Ventura libel case after judge defers mistrial decision

ST. PAUL, Minn. - There's been no verdict and no mistrial after five days of deliberations in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle....

Netanyahu tells Israelis to be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, army urges Gaza evacuations

GAZA, Palestinian Territories - Signalling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large...

Gaza electricity company says 2 Israeli tank shells hit fuel tank of strip's power station

GAZA, Palestinian Territories - Israeli tank shells hit a fuel tank of the Gaza Strip's only power plant on Tuesday, forcing the plant to shut down, a spokesman for Gaza's electricity distribution company said. A huge cloud of black smoke...

Sexual-assault suspect killed in New York shootout; 2 federal marshals, policeman wounded

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's...

Sick man with Ebola who boarded plane shows weaknesses in stopping deadly disease's spread

DAKAR, Senegal - No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say...

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