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Gunmen execute 18 alleged collaborators in Gaza; Israel launches air strikes

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Hamas-led gunmen in Gaza executed 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel on Friday, a day after Israeli forces killed three Hamas commanders, the highest-ranking militants to die in the six-week war.

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Yellen says job market still in recovery

JACKSON HOLE Wyo. - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen called for a "pragmatic" approach to U.S. monetary policy on Friday, amid calls by hawkish members of the central bank's policy committee for a quick rise in interest rates due to tightening labor markets and inflationary risks. | Video

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Argentina slams U.S. judge as 'imperialist,' peso halts rout

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina on Friday accused the U.S. judge who called the country's new debt restructuring plan illegal of making "imperialist" comments against the South American nation.

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Exclusive: Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling

TOKYO - Suppliers to Apple Inc are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month's expected launch, supply chain sources said.

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Rebel-held mine collapses in Central African Republic, killing 25

BANGUI - At least 25 people died when a gold mine collapsed near the Central African Republic town of Bambari, a spokesman for the mainly Muslim Seleka rebels which run the mine said on Friday.

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Rights struggle to continue after Missouri violence fades, organizers vow

FERGUSON Mo. - After two nights of relative calm in Ferguson, Missouri, many have expressed hope the violent clashes and looting that followed a white police officer's shooting of an unarmed black teenager will soon be a thing of the past.