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  • Peace Corps evacuates over Ebola fears; 2 volunteers isolated

    By Jonathan Paye-Layleh - Associated Press

    The largest recorded Ebola outbreak in history has led the U.S. Peace Corps to evacuate hundreds of volunteers from three affected West African countries, and a State Department official on Wednesday said two volunteers were under isolation after having contact with a person who later died of the virus. Published July 30, 2014

  • West seeks to inflict more economic pain on Russia

    By JULIE PACE and JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG - Associated Press

    Citing Russia's stalled growth rate and a flow of foreign capital out of Moscow, U.S. and European officials hope a new round of sanctions targeting energy and defense entities, as well as major banks, will deepen Russia's economic pain even further and force President Vladimir Putin to end provocations in Ukraine. Published July 30, 2014

  • Inside the Ring: Israel surprised by Hamas tunnel network

    By Bill Gertz - The Washington Times

    Israeli military intelligence is facing criticism for failing to comprehend the network of tunnels and other underground facilities built by Hamas terrorists in the Gaza Strip. Published July 30, 2014

  • Africa summit to proceed despite Ebola outbreak

    By Associated Press

    The White House says there are no plans to change or cancel an upcoming summit of African leaders in the U.S. despite an Ebola outbreak in Liberia. Published July 30, 2014

  • Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting


    Up to 6,000 people a day have fled Libya into neighboring Tunisia this week, the Tunisian foreign minister said Wednesday, the biggest influx since Libya's 2011 civil war in a sign of the spiraling turmoil as rival militias battle over control of the airport in the capital Tripoli. Published July 30, 2014

  • U.S. condemns shelling of U.N. school in Gaza

    By Dave Boyer - The Washington Times

    The U.S. and the United Nations condemned the shelling of a U.N. school in Gaza that killed 16 people Wednesday, as the Israeli military continued to pound targets in the war with Hamas and new polls gave President Obama poor marks for his handling of the crisis. Published July 30, 2014

  • Driverless cars to hit the British streets by 2015

    By Cheryl K. Chumley - The Washington Times

    British authorities say cars without drivers will be hitting the streets in the next few months, in as many as three cities by January. Published July 30, 2014

  • Landslide hits Indian village; 150 may be trapped

    By Associated Press

    A landslide hit a remote village in western India following torrential rains Wednesday, sweeping away scores of houses and possibly trapping more than 150 people, officials said. Published July 30, 2014

  • A look at the EU's new sanctions against Russia

    By JUERGEN BAETZ - Associated Press

    The European Union's sanctions against Russia are bound to inflict pain on the country's ailing economy. While still narrowly targeted, they come as a warning shot to convince Moscow to change its Ukraine policies or face even tougher penalties. Published July 30, 2014

  • Israel accused of striking U.N. school, killing at least 15

    By Cheryl K. Chumley - The Washington Times

    Israel's military was accused Wednesday of striking a school run by the United Nations located in the Gaza Strip, leading to the death of at least 15 Palestinians. Published July 30, 2014

  • Hamas calls on Hezbollah to join in fight against Israel

    By Cheryl K. Chumley - The Washington Times

    Hamas has reached out to Hezbollah, petitioning the Lebanese-based terror group to help fight Israel and win full Palestinian independence in Gaza. Published July 30, 2014

  • Obama: 'Not a new Cold War,' but new Russia sanctions announced

    By Dave Boyer and Maggie Ybarra - The Washington Times

    President Obama announced a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russian banks and a shipbuilding company Tuesday, saying Russia must pay an increasingly high price for its military aggression in Ukraine and the downing of a passenger jet. Published July 29, 2014

  • ISIL destroys key bridge leading to Baghdad; suicide truck bomb severed supply line

    By Douglas Ernst - The Washington Times

    Sunni radicals with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant destroyed a bridge north of Baghdad that Iraqi forces used as a key supply line. Published July 29, 2014

  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    The Monitor of McAllen. July 21, 2014. Published July 29, 2014

  • Trial for war crimes suspect set for January

    By Associated Press

    A Bosnian war crimes suspect living in Vermont is slated to go on trial in federal court in January. Published July 29, 2014

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