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Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

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BEIJING (AP) China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief on Tuesday, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's to...
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Clowns help fellow clown who crashed car into pole

Clowns help fellow clown who crashed car into pole

Clown crashes car in New Jersey after performing at day camp; fellow clowns come to her aid
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Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando

Crayon-maker Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando, Florida; more could be on the way
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US consumer confidence jumps to 90.9 in July

US consumer confidence jumps to 90.9 in July

US consumer confidence rises to 90.9 in July, strongest reading since October 2007
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Santa Fe eyes wooing 'The Bachelor' to town

Santa Fe eyes wooing 'The Bachelor' to town by spending between $50K to $100K
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Scammers target online daters prone to sexting

Sheriff: Fake law enforcement officers in South Florida extort online daters prone to sexting
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Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine

Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine

Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine, as 23 are killed by artillery over 2 days
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Lawmakers try to seal $225M aid package for Israel

Lawmakers try to seal $225M aid package for Israel

Lawmakers scramble to approve $225M for Israel's Iron Dome before taking their August break
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Lawmakers try to seal $225M aid package for Israel

Lawmakers try to seal $225M aid package for Israel

Lawmakers scramble to approve $225M for Israel's Iron Dome before taking their August break
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Shell hits despite cease-fire over Libyan airport

Shell hits despite cease-fire over Libyan airport

Shell fired by militias hits another oil tank despite cease-fire in Libyan airport battle
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