Stowaway death triggers security review
The U.S. Air Force's top civilian and uniformed leaders said Wednesday the failure to prevent a teenager from stowing away aboard a military cargo plane, apparently while on an airfield in the West African nation of Mali, was a serious security lapse.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:30:58 -0400
Deadly Israeli strikes hit UN school, market area
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Israeli artillery shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with sleeping war refugees and back-to-back explosions rocked a market filled with shoppers Wednesday as Israel's stepped up campaign against Gaza's Hamas rulers claimed at least 116 Palestinian lives.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:14:22 -0400
Obama takes tougher line against Gaza casualties
WASHINGTON (AP) The Obama administration condemned the deadly shelling of a United Nations school in Gaza Wednesday, using tough, yet carefully worded language that reflects growing White House irritation with Israel and the mounting civilian casualties stemming from its ground and air war against Hamas.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:01:04 -0400
10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:04:31 -0400
Powell maybe not told early about CIA techniques
A Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and some U.S. ambassadors in the dark about harsh techniques and secret prisons, according to a document circulating among White House staff.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:13:24 -0400
Pipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallons
LOS ANGELES (AP) The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:28:27 -0400
Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead
A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:43:45 -0400
Clashes prevent experts from reaching bodies
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky, the remains of some passengers are feared rotting in the 90-degree (32-degree Celsius) midsummer heat, deepening the frustration of relatives desperate to recover the bodies of their loved ones.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:09:10 -0400
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