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Why Gaza cease-fire didn't happen 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:47:45 EDT 
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry looked weary and despondent at his much-delayed Cairo news conference Friday evening. Five days of shuttling through the region and endless phone calls to multiple parties had come to nothing. Having begun the year with a vision for a lasting Middle East peace, Kerry had been unable to push through a weeklong cease-fire in Gaza.


Landslides trap 150 people in India 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:12:31 EDT 
    Landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains may have trapped 150 people or more in a village in western India, a senior official said Wednesday.


North Korea fires projectiles 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:29:03 EDT 
    North Korea fired four projectiles on Wednesday morning toward the Sea of Japan, an official with the South Korean Defense Ministry told CNN.


Ebola aid workers 'slightly improved' 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:28:17 EDT 
    The two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus "have shown a slight improvement in the past 24 hours," according to Samaritan's Purse, an international evangelical Christian humanitarian agency.


Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone dies 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:32:33 EDT 
    A doctor who was on the front lines fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone has died from complications of the disease, Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday.


WikiLeaks breaks gag order 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:26:42 EDT 
    They were warned not to share it, but share it they did.


China probes former security chief 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:29:25 EDT 
    China's ruling Communist Party announces an official investigation into high-ranking former leader Zhou Yongkang for an alleged "serious disciplinary violation."


Xi snares 'untouchable' tiger 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:52:01 EDT 
    CNN's David McKenzie reports on the significance of the investigation of former Chinese security chief Zhou Yongkang.


China charges Uyghur scholar 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:29:14 EDT 
    Chinese authorities on Wednesday formally charged a prominent Uyghur scholar with "separatism" months after his detention, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.


Threat of Argentina default 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:46:32 EDT 
    Argentina risks defaulting on its debt in hours unless it can cut a deal with creditors.


L.A.'s Sunset Boulevard flooded 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:40:39 EDT 
    A portion of world-famous Sunset Boulevard was closed Tuesday afternoon after a nearby water main broke, spilling an estimated 8 to 10 million gallons of water into the streets near and on the UCLA campus.


Nadal injured ahead of U.S. Open 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:44:25 EDT 
    Rafael Nadal's hopes of successfully defending his U.S. Open title have been dealt a serious blow after the Spaniard revealed he has sustained a wrist injury during a practice session.


Ukraine: 'Mines planted' near site 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:18:13 EDT 
    Investigators' attempts to examine the MH17 crash wreckage hit another roadblock as Ukrainian officials warn of possible land mines near the site.


What will investigators find at site? 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:30:47 EDT 
    Nearly two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky by a suspected surface-to-air missile, the Dutch investigators in charge of finding out what happened have yet to lay eyes on the wreckage or the human remains believed to be still left in the enormous debris field.


Russia hit with fresh sanctions 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:15:52 EDT 
    The EU and the U.S. step up economic pressure on Russia with new sanctions, as fighting in Ukraine keeps investigators from reaching the MH17 crash site.
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