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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.The strikes early Tuesday hit the home of the top H ...more

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KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy has gone missing while hiking at Kings Canyon National Park in Central California.Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks said in a statement that staffers were searching Monday night f ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Whale watchers are having an unexpected nighttime experience outside Boston after their boat was snagged by a lobster trap rope.Boston Harbor Cruises passenger Ken Maguire says they expected to be back Monday around 4:30 p.m. but a ...more

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Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History:On July 29, 1914, transcontinental telephone service in the U.S. became operational with the first test conversatio ...more

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SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow most of the 1,200 people under evacuatio ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An FBI expert testified Monday in the trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures, saying visits to websites about fake pregnancy bellies were found on ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The long parade of tourists who regularly stop by the downtown Las Vegas shop featured on the History Channel reality show "Pawn Stars" could soon have something better to do while waiting in line.Gold & Silver Pawn Shop co- ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Davonta Bynes expected 19-year-old Renisha McBride to stop by his west side Detroit home late Nov. 1, 2013, for a small get-together.The two traded text messages and a phone call, but as the hours passed it became clear to Bynes t ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is a bonafide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop.Gaga has spent two years recording an album of jazz standards with Tony Bennett called "Cheek to Cheek," to be released this fall. ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror.The phenomenon so rare t ...more