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Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near crash site

The OSCE observers headed back to the city of Donetsk after discussions with rebels on the city's outskirts.


Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:26:00 -0400
Raw: Thousands flocking to German crop circle

Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer's field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles. (July 30)


Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:46:03 -0400
Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from the virus

Dr. Sheik Umar Khan is being hailed as a national hero by Sierra Leone for his efforts to combat the worst outbreak of Ebola on record. Dr. Khan himself succumbed to the disease on Tuesday. Video provided by Reuters


Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:35:19 -0400
Shells strike U.N. school, shopping area in Gaza

U.N. and Palestinian officials say 15 people died. Israel said it would hold fire for 4 hours.


Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:33:21 -0400
Global authorities on alert over Ebola outbreak

Two American missionaries working with patients in Liberia have been diagnosed with the virus.


Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:17:40 -0400
Ebola prompts missionary evacuation from West Africa

Two U.S. missionary groups announced that they are bringing home some members serving abroad in Africa. This announcement comes as West Africa faces an Ebola outbreak that has killed hundreds of people.


Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:55:28 -0400
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:39:35 -0400
Scores feared trapped by landslide in India

Up to 200 people are feared trapped by a landlside triggered by heavy rains in western India. Rescue workers are trying to reach the area but have been hampered by poor weather and difficult terrain. Video provided


Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:31:36 -0400
Slaughter-free dairies: Killing us with kindness?

While they might be good for cows, these new dairies might not be great for Mother Nature.


Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:53:12 -0400
Raw: Japanese soldiers storm beach in exercises

Japan has been practicing storming beaches with the U.S. and other countries as part of the Rim of the Pacific exercises in Hawaii this month. (July 30)


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