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10 minutes ago // BBC

world West Africa flight ban over Ebola

A major West African airline halts flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid growing concern about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

11 minutes ago // CBS

world Hollywood gears up for 66th Annual Emmy Awards

First-time nominee Billy Bob Thornton and "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfuss were in attendance at the opening cocktail reception last night. Also, Phillip Seymour Hoffman's gives a posthumous performance in the new "Hunger Games" film, "Mocking Jay - Part 1." Suzanne Marques has today's Eye on Entertainment.

14 minutes ago // Sky News

world EU Sanctions Target Russian Oil Industry

Pro-Russian separatists say they may ban investigators from the MH17 crash site, as the US claims Moscow is still arming rebels.

14 minutes ago // UPI

world Suspect in Belgium's Jewish museum shooting extradited

JC FinleyBRUSSELS, July 29 UPI -- France has confirmed that the suspect in a deadly shooting at Belgium's Jewish Museum on May 24 was extradited Tuesday morning from France to Belgium.

16 minutes ago // Time

world Doctors Save Baby From Pregnant Woman Killed in Gaza

The newborn girl, who is still in intensive care, was named after her late mother

17 minutes ago // UPI

world EU agrees on new sanctions against Russia

Ed AdamczykBRUSSELS, July 29 UPI -- The European Union has agreed on new economic sanctions against Russia that will be officially revealed Wednesday, E.U. sources confirmed.

17 minutes ago // Newsvine

world ISRAEL / GAZA: As fighting continues, Israel looks to be in it for the long haul

Israel had hoped that the 2 day humanitarian truce agreed upon to mark the Muslim holiday of Id al-Fitr, would allow the IDF to continue destroying the terror tunnels without much interference, even as it halted its air strikes.Instead, it seems that Hamas exploited the oppor …

17 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Sources: EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia

BRUSSELS Frustrated by the apparent ineffectiveness of previous sanctions and outraged by the deaths of 298 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over eastern Ukraine, the European Union adopted tough new economic sanctions against Russia Tuesday, two diplomats said.The measures include an arms embargo, a ban on the sale of dual use and sensitive technologies, and a ban on the sale of bonds and equities by state-owned Russian banks in European capital markets, the diplo

18 minutes ago // New York Times

world Senior Guerrilla Leaders Tied to Acts of Persecution After Civil War

Kosovo Liberation Army officials were responsible for unlawful killings, abductions, sexual violence and other crimes after the 1998-99 Kosovo war, the head of a European task force said.

19 minutes ago // BBC

world Road rage driver used lorry to kill

A lorry driver is convicted of using his 17-tonne truck to murder another motorist by deliberately driving over him.

19 minutes ago // Newsvine

world U.S. strongly disapproves and snubs Israeli criticism of Kerry

Washington, DC- The Obama administration pushed back strongly Monday at a torrent of Israeli criticism over Secretary of State John Kerry’s latest bid to secure a cease-fire with Hamas, accusing some in Israel of launching a “misinformation campaign” against the …

19 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Civilian deaths mount in eastern Ukraine

Children among those killed in eastern Horlivka town as troops try to encircle separatists in area where MH17 crashed.

20 minutes ago // New York Times

world Power, TV and Radio Stations Hit in Gaza

Broadening its targets as diplomacy toward a cease-fire in Gaza sputtered in confusion, Israel also destroyed the home of Hamass top political leader in the Gaza Strip.

20 minutes ago // BBC

world EU widens sanctions against Russia

The EU imposes new economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, going beyond asset freezes and travel bans.

21 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world State Offices, Ethnic Han Attacked in West China

A large group of unknown assailants launched coordinated attacks on government and police buildings in China's far-western Xinjiang region on Monday, leaving dozens of people dead in the mostly Muslim region.

24 minutes ago // Fox News

world EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia, sources say

Two European Union diplomats say the bloc is adopting tough new economic sanctions against Russia for its support of rebels fighting in eastern Ukraine.

24 minutes ago // BBC

world Government ends prison guitar ban

A ban on steel-string guitars in prison cells in England and Wales is reversed after a campaign by rock stars including Billy Bragg and Johnny Marr.

25 minutes ago // BBC

world Hunt ticked off over A&E wait stats

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is ticked off by the statistics watchdog over claims about A&E waiting times in England.

26 minutes ago // Reuters

world Air France, Virgin among airlines avoiding Iraqi airspace

BERLIN Reuters - Major airlines are taking differing stances to flying over Iraq, reflecting the piecemeal approach airlines currently take to flying over conflict zones and ahead of an international meeting of industry representatives to discuss the issue.

26 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Gaza crisis: 'Huge surge' in displaced people after night of intensified violence live

UN reports more than 200,000 packed into 85 Gaza shelters Palestinian officials say more than 100 killed TuesdayIsraeli military says it hit 'more than 70 terror sites'Gaza power plant offline after strike on fuel tankRead the

26 minutes ago // BBC

world MH17 parents 'angry and frustrated'

The parents of Liam Sweeney, one of the Britons who died in the MH17 air crash, have said they are "angry and frustrated" at not knowing what has happened to his body.

28 minutes ago // Reuters

world Chinese police shoot dead dozens after attack in Xinjiang

BEIJING Reuters - Chinese police shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on two towns in the western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday.

29 minutes ago // Sky News

world Israeli TV: All Parties Agree Gaza Ceasefire

A temporary halt to fighting in Gaza could be back in sight following a day of intensified Israeli bombardment.

30 minutes ago // BBC

world Girl struck by crashing plane dies

A girl whose father was killed after a small plane in distress hit them while walking on a Florida beach has died of her injures, police officials say.

31 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Fighters overrun Libyan special forces base

Benghazi base taken by coalition of armed groups, officials say, as infringement in shaky ceasefire reported in Tripoli.

31 minutes ago // Reuters

world U.S. nuclear negotiator will not guarantee end to Iran extensions

WASHINGTON Reuters - The lead U.S. nuclear negotiator on Tuesday declined to guarantee that there would be no further extensions of an interim nuclear agreement with Iran, but said participants intend to finish the international talks at the end of the current four-month extension.

32 minutes ago // BBC

world Rugby star 'attacked ex-girlfriend'

Wales rugby star Ian Gough attacked his ex-girlfriend, former Miss Wales Sophia Cahill, just days after her engagement to pop star Dane Bowers, a court has heard.

32 minutes ago // USA Today

world Europe, Obama prepare sanctions on Russia

President Obama also says that Russian missile tests violate an arms treaty.  

32 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Ransom Fills Terrorist Coffers

Al Qaeda-linked groups are increasingly funded by payments for hostage freedom, often made by Western governments, say diplomats and people involved in negotiations.

32 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Zoo animals stay cool with ice lolly

During the hot summer weather zookeepers are having to come up with ways to keep animals comfortable in the heat.

32 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Europe agrees to sweeping new sanctions against Russia

LONDON The European Union on Tuesday overcame months of misgivings about forcefully confronting Russia and agreed to unleash a wave of tough economic sanctions intended to force Moscow into backing down from its destabilizing role in eastern Ukraine.

32 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Europe agrees to sweeping new sanctions against Russia

LONDON The European Union on Tuesday overcame months of misgivings about forcefully confronting Russia and agreed to unleash a wave of tough economic sanctions intended to push Moscow into backing down from its destabilizing role in eastern Ukraine.

34 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Gaza crisis: 'Huge surge' in displaced people after night of intensified violence live

UN reports more than 200,000 packed into 85 Gaza shelters Palestinian officials say more than 100 killed TuesdayIsraeli military said it hit more than 70 "terror sites"Home of former Hamas prime minister hit by strikesRead the

34 minutes ago // USA Today

world Reports: EU approves severe sanctions against Russia

U.S., Europe accuse Russia of encouraging and arming ethnic-Russian separatists.  

34 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Kidnap Teen's Mom Wants to Look Suspect 'In the Eye'

More details about Abigail Hernandez's ordeal are expected to be released as Nathaniel Kibby makes his first court appearance.

38 minutes ago // New York Times

world European Officials Approve Tougher Sanctions on Moscow

The move comes after an agreement with the United States to sharply escalate sanctions, but the measures worried some companies that have major investments in Russia.