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Israeli aircraft bomb Gaza, five Palestinians killed

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israeli aircraft bombed the Gaza Strip on Saturday and Palestinian militants fired rockets at the Jewish state, the military said, with no end in sight to the deadliest violence between the sides in years. | Video

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U.S. undercover investigators among those exposed in data breach

BOSTON/WASHINGTON - A cyber attack at a firm that performs background checks for U.S. government employees compromised data of at least 25,000 workers, including some undercover investigators, and that number could rise, agency officials said on Friday.

U.S., Tech, Cyber Crime 22 Aug 2014

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.

22 Aug 2014

Tens of thousands of Yemeni Houthis protest against govt in capital

SANAA - Tens of thousands of Yemenis massed in the capital Sanaa on Friday in a protest called by the Shi'ite Houthi movement, which wants the government to reverse a decision on cutting fuel subsidies and resign.

World, Yemen 22 Aug 2014

Fed's Yellen calls for caution on rates; Draghi says ECB ready to act

JACKSON HOLE Wyo. - The Federal Reserve should move cautiously in deciding when to raise interest rates given the U.S. labor market remains bruised from the Great Recession, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday amid calls from policy hawks for a near-term rate hike. | Video

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Exclusive: Amid Ferguson rage, council's lone black member keeps low profile

FERGUSON Missouri - In many ways Dwayne James is a beacon of hope in Ferguson, which has been torn apart by racially charged riots. The only black councilman in a predominantly black town, James is widely respected even by political opponents and talked of as a candidate for mayor.

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U.S. protests intercept of Navy jet by Chinese warplane

WASHINGTON - The United States charged on Friday that a Chinese fighter pilot conducted a "dangerous intercept" of a Navy patrol plane in international air space this week, flying a few yards (meters) from the U.S. jet and performing acrobatic maneuvers around it.