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Carnage at UN Gaza school

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israeli shelling killed at least 15 Palestinians sheltering in a school in Gaza's biggest refugee camp.  Video | Full Article 

U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter 11:39am EDT

WASHINGTON - U.S. economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter and the decline in output in the prior period was less steep than previously reported, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year. | Video

Medical staff working with Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) prepare to bring food to patients kept in an isolation area at the MSF Ebola treatment centre in Kailahun July 20, 2014. REUTERS/Tommy Trenchard

Fighting Ebola: A matter of trust

The size of this Ebola outbreak can be blamed on understaffed hospitals, a shortage of drugs and a lack of trust in foreign doctors.  Commentary 

An armed pro-Russian separatist looks back next to a vehicle of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe's (OSCE) monitoring mission in Ukraine, on the way to the site in eastern Ukraine where the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed, outside Donetsk, July 30, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Moscow fights back after sanctions

MOSCOW/KIEV - Russia fought back over new U.S. and EU sanctions imposed over Ukraine, where fighting between Moscow-backed rebels and government troops has intensified since a Malaysian airliner was shot down.  Full Article 

Phones hang from a trading terminal on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, May 19, 2009. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Upstart IEX may prompt trading rule changes

NEW YORK - U.S regulators may relax rules that require the fastest possible execution of securities trades, potentially helping IEX Group, made famous in Michael Lewis' book "Flash Boys," to become a full-fledged stock exchange.  Full Article 

China's then Public Security Minister Zhou Yongkang attends the Hebei delegation discussion sessions at the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing in this October 16, 2007 file photo. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Xi reaches deal to probe ex-security chief

BEIJING - Two influential former Chinese leaders gave their consent for President Xi Jinping to investigate ex-domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, a sign the corruption probe will not open a rift in the ruling Communist Party.  Full Article 

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on the economy before the Joint Economic Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Fed could offer vague rate clues

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Reserve looks certain to press forward with its plan to wind down its bond-buying stimulus, and could offer some vague clues on how much nearer it might be to finally raising interest rates.  Full Article 

Workers push water down a set of stairs on the UCLA campus, which was flooded by a broken thirty inch water main in the Westwood section of Los Angeles July 29, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn

Water main break floods UCLA campus

LOS ANGELES - A major water main ruptured underneath a street near the University of California, Los Angeles, unleashing a 20-foot-tall geyser and millions of gallons of water that flooded part of campus.  Video | Full Article 

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Breakingviews: Twitter's World Cup win

The microblogging site scored a great quarter, thanks to the global football event, but Rob Cyran and Reynolds Holding explain why later rounds could get tougher.

A miner covered in coal dust sits inside a mine in Choa Saidan Shah, in Pakistan's Punjab province, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Sara Farid

Mining, curfews and couch potatoes

Baltimore preps for a curfew and a new study assesses how much TV-watching makes us happy. Heather Struck highlights coverage you may have missed.   Full Article