Relatives of Palestinian girl Layan al-Silk, whom medics said was killed with other family members by Israeli shelling near a market in Shejaia, mourn during her funeral in Gaza City July 31, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

U.N. swamped by Gaza war

GAZA/JERUSALEM - The United Nations in Gaza is struggling to withstand a flood of almost a quarter of a million refugees into shelters that have repeatedly come under Israeli fire.  Full Article 

Wall St. tumbles; S&P below 50-day moving average 12:22pm EDT

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks slumped in a broad decline on Thursday, with the S&P 500 falling below a key technical level and erasing its gains for the month as concerns mounted over the strength of overseas economies and ongoing tensions with Russia.

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Brian Cornell, then CEO of Sam's Club, speaks to shareholders during Wal-Marts' annual general meeting in Fayetteville, Arkansas on June 3, 2011. REUTERS/Sarah Conard

Target picks Wal-Mart veteran as CEO

Target appointed former Wal-Mart executive Brian Cornell as CEO as it tries to regain customer confidence following a devastating data breach that hurt the retailer's reputation.  Full Article 

Alex Vybourg (L) and Will Luzadas of audio visual integration company SpeakerGuy Inc. straighten a television they installed in a home in Manhattan Beach, California July 29, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Amazon wants to sell, and mount, your TV

SAN FRANCISCO - After two years of study, Amazon is ramping up efforts to offer repair, installation and other services online, tackling a fragmented but potentially rich U.S. market that may be worth an estimated $400 billion.  Full Article