Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior Hamas military commanders Thursday, delivering a likely blow to the organization's morale and highlighting the long reach of Israel's intelligence services.
2 American Ebola patients released from hospital
ATLANTA (AP) — After nearly three weeks of treatment, the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital, officials said Thursday.
Of 163 arrests since shooting, 7 from Ferguson
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Unrest in Ferguson since Michael Brown's death has resulted in 163 arrests in the area where protesters have gathered nightly, and although the majority of those arrested are Missourians just seven live in the St. Louis suburb where the shooting occurred, authorities said Thursay.
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Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress
WASHINGTON (AP) — For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama administration will be asking them to back a new U.S. approach.
Fighting in Ukraine as aid convoy reaches customs
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Parts of eastern Ukraine were wracked by fierce fighting Thursday as government troops sought to snatch back territory from separatist rebels, while a Russian aid convoy to the hard-hit city of Luhansk began to make tentative steps toward its destination.
Greek archaeology site sparks intense interest
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece that has captivated the public's imagination have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.
Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts — in the noodles. Drunk and hungry just after dawn, he rips the lid off a bowl of his beloved fast food, wobbling on his feet but still defiant over a report that links instant noodes to health hazards.
United lures top fliers with promise of a hot meal
NEW YORK (AP) — To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs.
Emmy hopefuls play the angles to nab trophies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If it walks like a drama and talks like a drama and yet calls itself a comedy, that's just fine with the Emmy Awards.
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