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world Ceasefire aim as Gaza deaths top 800

Efforts to secure a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas are intensifying as more people are killed in the 18-day conflict.

41 minutes ago // UPI

world Washington Post reporter among 4 journalists detained in Tehran

JC FinleyTEHRAN, July 25 UPI -- Four journalists, including three Americans, have reportedly been detained by Iranian authorities for unknown reasons.

42 minutes ago // CBS

world Shia Labeouf goes to court

The actor is charged with disorderly conduct after an outburst at a Broadway show last month. Also, Kiss, Usher and Jennifer Lopez have signed on to perform at the Fashion Rocks concert this fall. Suzanne Marques has today's Eye on Entertainment.

43 minutes ago // BBC

world Violinist 'failed' in abuse trial

A violinist who died a week after giving evidence at a sex abuse trial of her former teacher was "failed" by mental health services, a coroner says.

45 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Indonesia Leaders Tackle Fuel Subsidies

Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo is urging the outgoing administration to rein in politically volatile fuel subsidies before a change of power occurs in October.

46 minutes ago // BBC

world Thousands welcome Giants to city

An estimated 100,000 people line Liverpool's streets to welcome three giant marionettes which will tell the story of the city during World War One.

47 minutes ago // ABC

world Indian Air Force Helicopter Crash Kills 7 on Board

Indian air force helicopter crash kills all 7 people on board

48 minutes ago // BBC

world Jayden killer is jailed for life

The ex-boyfriend of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson is jailed for a minimum of 20 years for her murder.

49 minutes ago // Sky News

world Air Algerie: First Images From Crash Site

The first photos emerge of the site in Mali - as a 10-year-old girl is reported to have spoken of her fears before the flight.

52 minutes ago // BBC

world Homeowner kills 'pregnant burglar'

Authorities in California are investigating whether to charge an elderly man who fatally shot a suspected female burglar who said she was pregnant.

53 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Russia Avoids Recession

Russia's economy grew 0.1% in the second quarter, meaning the country has avoided slipping into a technical recession.

54 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Gaza crisis: Deadly force used on West Bank protesters as barrage of Gaza continues - live

At least 4 Palestinians killed and scores wounded as thousands march in West BankSettlers open fire on protesters, killing teen and wounding othersIsraeli reserve solder killedUS secretary of state to speak in Cairo on potential ceasefire plan How do the events affect you in Israel and Palestine

56 minutes ago // Fox News

world Israel says soldier Hamas claimed was captured in Gaza confirmed dead

The Israeli military says an Israel soldier Hamas claimed to have captured in the Gaza Strip earlier this week was in fact killed in battle on that day.

56 minutes ago // The Guardian

world 'Mummy, why did everyone forget about Syria when Gaza started?'

Answer complicated by limits of media resources and audience empathy, and similarities and differences between two wars Continue reading...

57 minutes ago // The Independent

world Hospital shooting: patient shot and killed caseworker as gunfight broke out with psychiatrist

A psychiatrist who was grazed on his temple by gunfire took down a patient that had shot and killed a hospital case worker with his own weapon, after a gunfight broke out in an office at a suburban hospital in Pennsylvania where there is a strict no-guns policy.

58 minutes ago // ABC

world Gunmen Kill 2 Senior Officers in Egypt's Sinai

Egyptian official: Gunmen kill 2 senior officers in Egypt's troubled Sinai Peninsula

58 minutes ago // Fox News

world Egyptian official: Gunmen kill 2 senior officers in Egypt's troubled Sinai Peninsula

An Egyptian security official says gunmen killed two senior officers in the volatile northern Sinai Peninsula.

59 minutes ago // Fox News

world A prominent Libyan activist abducted amid deadly militias' clashes

Father of well-known Libyan activist says armed men abducted his son in the capital Tripoli, which is witnessing ongoing battles between heavily armed militias.

59 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Israeli Gaza violence spreads to West Bank with six Palestinians reportedly killed Details of UN shelter school attacks by Israel- theguardian.com

ISRAELI WAR CRIMES CONTINUE West Bank killings: Israeli attack on civilians at UN school in Gaza sparked demonstration and protest in West Bank. Israeli troops used live fire at demonstrators killing several people and injuring more than 50.

1 hour ago // USA Today

world 4 killed in West Bank protests against Israeli operation

Security in Jerusalem and the West Bank was beefed up Friday as Israel braced for more protests.  

1 hour ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Tony Blackburn: 50 years on air

The BBC's Wendy Hurrell takes a look back at Tony Blackburn's 50 year broadcasting career.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Ex-DJ Dave Lee Travis facing retrial

Ex-Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis faces a retrial in September over sexual abuse allegations and a new count of indecent assault.

1 hour ago // The Independent

world 'Magaluf girl' bar ordered to pay 55,000 fine following 'mamading' video investigation

The Magaluf bar where a young woman was filmed performing a sex act on more than 20 men has been ordered to close down and pay a fine following a police investigation.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Murdoch sees off Jamieson again

Scot Ross Murdoch again beats countryman Michael Jamieson at Glasgow 2014, this time in the 100m breaststroke heats.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Rival to UK PM Cameron in 2015 vote says can win despite poor image

LONDON Reuters - The leader of Britain's opposition Labour party said on Friday he could win a national election next May, despite his perceived image problem, by focusing on big policy ideas rather than photo opportunities.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Secret Cinema cancels another show

Secret Cinema has scrapped a further screening of Back to the Future, hours before it was due to begin in east London.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Mother admits Mikaeel Kular killing

The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular admits killing her son and hiding his body in a suitcase, sparking a major search operation.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world 'Day of Rage': Protests Erupt in Jerusalem and the West Bank

Israeli forces were put on high alert as demonstrations were planned at mosques after Friday prayers in a sign of solidarity with Gaza.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Landlady murder suspect arrested

A man wanted by police for questioning over the fatal stabbing of a guesthouse landlady has been arrested.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Marriage falls out of favour for young Europeans as austerity and apathy bite

Experts blame economic and cultural changes for decline in weddings Continue reading...

1 hour ago // ABC

world Israel Says Missing Soldier Whom Hamas Claimed to Have Abducted Was Killed in Battle

Israel says missing soldier whom Hamas claimed to have abducted was killed in battle

1 hour ago // UPI

world Kerry to propose weeklong Gaza truce

Ed AdamczykCAIRO, July 25 UPI -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry proposed a Gaza peace plan that includes a one-week truce, an official involved in negotiations said Friday in Cairo.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Dead Intruder Who Said She Was Pregnant Identified

A California homeowner shot and killed the woman after he found her and an accomplice breaking into his house.

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world Wreckage of Algeria airliner found in Mali

French soldiers recover black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali.

1 hour ago // CBS

world Lawn chemicals can stay in body for "years, even decades"

Pesticides used to get rid of weeds and insects have doctors divided on their safety