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A Palestinian boy cries after watching his wounded relatives being rushed to emergency rooms at the Nasser hospital following an Israeli air strike in Khan Younis, the southern Gaza Strip, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli troops backed by tanks and aerial drones clashed with Hamas fighters armed with rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles on the outskirts of Khan Younis, killing many militants, according to a Palestinian health official. Hundreds of people fled their homes as the battle unfolded, flooding into the streets with what few belongings they could carry, many with children in tow. They said they were seeking shelter in nearby U.N. schools. (AP Photo/Hatem Ali)
Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15Israeli fire hits UN school in Gaza Strip, killing at least 15 amid heavy fighting
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A June 2014 photo made available by Cornershop PR showing Lucy Briggs-Owen as Viola with members of the company. A hit. A very palpable hit. So says a character in the new West End production "Shakespeare in Love," quoting "Hamlet." And so say most London critics about the big-budget stage version of the Tudor-set rom-com that charmed its way to seven Academy Awards in 1998. On Thursday, July 24, 2014 critics showered the play with accolades that will make producers' ad campaign a dream. The Evening Standard's Henry Hitchings praised the play's "fizzy, infectious exuberance," while the Daily Telegraph's Charles Spencer said it "generates a glow you could warm your hands by." Paul Taylor in The Independent topped them all: "It makes you feel grateful to be alive." Adapted by Lee Hall _ and co-produced by Disney, whose backing has helped fund a large-scale production with a 28-strong cast _ the play sticks close to the film’s plot. (AP Photo/Cornershop PR, Johan Persson)
London critics fall for 'Shakespeare in Love'Stage to screen journey turns out to be a dream for 'Shakespeare in Love'
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Theodore Wafer sits in court at his second-degree murder trial in Detroit on Wednesday July 23, 2014.   Wafer isaccused of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Renisha McBride on the front-porch of his Dearborn Heights, Mich., home.(AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT
Porch shooter: I didn't know gun was loadedDetroit-area man who killed woman on porch: 'I didn't know there was a round in there'
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FILE - In this May 13, 2014 file photo, an auto worker inspects finished SUVs coming off the assembly line at the General Motors auto plant in Arlington, Texas. General Motors reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
GM profit 2Q falls 85 pct. on recall costsGeneral Motors 2Q profit falls 85 pct., drained by massive recall costs
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Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disastersUS Fukushima report tells nuke industry to think more often about worst case scenarios
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FILE - In this June, 2011 file photo, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates points to a question during a media availability at the Pentagon in Washington.  Gates says he's worried there's a perception of the United States "disengaging" from global affairs.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Gates worried about notion of US disengagementFormer Defense Secretary Gates worries about perception of US 'disengaging' from world affairs
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Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.13 pct.Average US long-term mortgage rates stable to slightly higher; 30-year loan stays at 4.13 pct.
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FILE - In this April 23, 2013 file photo, a United Airlines jet departs in view of the air traffic control tower at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. United Continental Holdings Inc. on Thursday, July 24, 2014 said that net income in the second quarter was $789 million. The results topped analysts' expectations and marked a turnaround from the first quarter, when United was the only major U.S. carrier to report a loss. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
United Airlines posts 2Q profit, reversing 1Q lossWith summer travel season in full swing, United Airlines breaks into the black
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Tortoise an accomplice in alligator's zoo escape?12-inch alligator at large after escape from Michigan zoo; tortoise a possible accomplice
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  • Kent woman accused of aiding Somali Terrorists

    The U.S. Attorney's office has indicted five people for funding terrorism. One of them is a 44 year-old woman from Kent. KING-TV Seattle, Wed, Jul 23 2014 @ 09:35 PM
  • Tacoma teacher pleads guilty to raping students

    A former Tacoma math teacher accused of having sexual relations with her students made a plea deal Wednesday that could get her a shorter time behind bars. KING-TV Seattle, Wed, Jul 23 2014 @ 09:34 PM
  • Ballard Crime Watch: Pellet gunman stings jogger and Seattle Parks vehicle taken for a ride

    On July 13 Seattle Police Department responded to an assault with a pellet gun at the intersection of Northwest 96th Street and 17th Avenue Northwest. Ballard News-Tribune, Wed, Jul 23 2014 @ 04:33 PM
  • Train derails in Interbay in Seattle

    Twitter photos show that at least two rail tank cars leaning on their side. KIRO says the tankers were filled with oil, but it doesn't appear anything has spilled BREAKING: @JonRepp sent us this photo from a train derailment under the Magnolia Bridge. Seattle Times, Thu, Jul 24 2014 @ 09:21 AM
  • Homeless arrested most for pot

    An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African-American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else. KING-TV Seattle, Thu, Jul 24 2014 @ 08:37 AM
  • US unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000

    The Labor Department says weekly applications for unemployment aid dropped 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 284,000. KING-TV Seattle, Thu, Jul 24 2014 @ 08:02 AM
  • Ford 2Q profit up 6 percent to $1.3 billion

    Ford Motor Co.' s second quarter net income rose 6 percent to $1.3 billion as the company saw record profits in North America and made money in Europe for the first time in three years. KING-TV Seattle, Thu, Jul 24 2014 @ 07:13 AM
  • Mayor tells police not to evict Vietnam vet and wife

    King County Sheriff Deputies forcefully evict the wheelchair bound Byron Barton from his West Seattle home on July 18, 2014 Mayor Ed Murray asked Seattle police to "stand by" instead of evicting a wheelchair-bound Vietnam vet and his wife. Real Change, Thu, Jul 24 2014 @ 04:53 AM
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