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world Watch: Sec. of State Kerry Says 'Still Work to Be Done' for Gaza Ceasefire

ABC News' Ali Weinberg reports from Jerusalem, where the U.S. Secretary of State met with U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon.

10 minutes ago // CBS

world GM issues more safety recalls

Recalls are for faulty seats, turn signal failures, power steering failures, loose suspension bolts and faulty roof rack bolts

11 minutes ago // CBS

world Fangirls on the rise at Comic-Con 2014

If you thought comics were just for the guys, think again

15 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Missed deadline on Iran nuclear talks sparks a blame game

The latest snag in negotiations over Iran's nuclear program has set off a round of finger-pointing between the country's hard-liners and reformists.

16 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Mourners gather for Staten Island man dead after apparent chokehold

The mourners trickled slowly into the church. Inside, a huge man lay in a casket, a man who in life was known to few outside of his Staten Island neighborhood.

20 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Call to process asylum families on mainland after human rights commission visit

Commissioner Gillian Triggs says children and families should be moved from Christmas Island after inspection revealed 'despair and helplessness' caused by poor conditions Continue reading...

21 minutes ago // CBS

world Comic-Con 2014 kicks off, attracts women

One of the largest comic book conventions is scheduled to take place this week in San Diego. Comic book creators are realizing that their fans aren't just men. Bigad Shaban reports.

22 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Idaho teen held in solitary for months after murder charges

The crime was so awful that readers of the local paper in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho,complained that the details were too graphic to print.

23 minutes ago // Sky News

world Teen Pilot Dies In Around-The-World Record Bid

Haris Suleman's sister pays an emotional tribute after his plane crashed following take-off from Samoa">American Samoa.

24 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierce battles in southern Gaza and the death toll rose to at least 695 Palestinians and 34 Israelis.Underscoring the challenges facing international negotiators shuttling around the Middle East in a high-profile bid to end the bloodshed, the leader of Hamas insisted the Islamic militants would not re

24 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Rafal Majka has a good time winning Tour de France's 17th stage

On the last of four Pyrenees ascents, Rafal Majka winked at a French TV camera and tugged playfully at a motorcycle's antenna.

24 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Troubled childhoods may prompt men to volunteer for military service

In the era of the all-volunteer U.S. military, men who served are more than twice as likely as those who never did to have been sexually abused as children and to have grown up around domestic violence and substance abuse, a new study has found.

25 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world International Team Awaits MH17 Site Access

Days after seeking access to the Flight 17 crash site, investigators sketched out the parameters of their probe for the first timeeven as deteriorating security in the region threatened to further delay their arrival at the scene.

27 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Gastn Acurio, South Americas super chef

LIMA, Peru In the kitchens and cafes of the food-crazed Peruvian capital, history is divided into two epochs: Before Gastn and After Gastn. The BG era was a time of darkness, confusion and ketchup. Then Gastn Acurio opened his first restaurant in 1994, and began remaking gritty Lima into the culinary capital of South America.

30 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Parents in India demand safer schools after rape of 6-year-old, allegedly by instructor

NEW DELHI Three weeks after the rape of a 6-year-old student in southern India, allegedly by her skating instructor, police arrested the chairman of her school Wednesday amid growing protests over lax security for children in schools.

30 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Morning Mail: MH17 and Gaza latest; Taiwan plane crash

Guardian Australia's morning news briefing from around the web Continue reading...

32 minutes ago // NPR

world Obama Declares Emergency As Huge Fires Burn In Washington State

Fire crews have been battling several major fires in central and eastern Washington, including one that stretched over 250,000 acres.

34 minutes ago // ABC

world New Zealand Raises Interest Rate to 3.5 Percent

New Zealand raises benchmark interest rate to 3.5 percent as economy grows at healthy pace

34 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Hashtag Campaign Inspires Hope Amid Mideast Turmoil

Its the social media crusade that can be sized up in its mighty hashtag: #JewsandArabsRefuseToBeEnemies.

34 minutes ago // Fox News

world New Zealand raises benchmark interest rate to 3.5 percent as economy grows at healthy pace

New Zealand has raised its benchmark interest rate for the fourth time this year, to 3.5 percent.

36 minutes ago // New York Times

world Migrants Say Storming of Spanish Border Fences Is Carefully Coordinated

African migrants who have tried to breach the defenses at Melilla described how they camp out for months to study the patterns of border guards.

36 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Heart Attacks Deadliest for Young Women, Study Finds

Heart attacks can be deadliest for young women, according to a new study.

37 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world As Washington State prepares to rev up, Leach remains laid back

Mike Leach doesnt look like a man whose team is on the verge of breaking out. His demeanor more closely matches that of a college professor.

38 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Ukrainian Warplanes Shot Down

Ukrainian fighter jets were downed over separatist territory near the Flight 17 crash site, and Kiev said it believed the missiles came from Russian territory.

38 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world First bodies from MH17 flown out of Ukraine

EINDHOVEN AIR FORCE BASE, Netherlands The coffins were made of wood. The two military transport planes were gunmetal gray. The hearses 40 of them were black. This scene stood perfectly still Wednesday as a tiny nation observed one minute of silence, part of a national day of mourning, its first in 50 years. Trains stopped. Courts suspended trials. Conversations halted. And here, at this military base, the only sound was the metal clang of 17 flags, all hung at half-mast, r

39 minutes ago // The Independent

world Beyonc poses as Rosie the Riveter, the wartime poster girl who became a feminist pin-up

With her red headscarf, brown curl and determined expression, Rosie the Riveter is the ultimate American symbol of female empowerment. Now Beyonc has posted a picture to Instagram of herself dressed up as the Second World War poster girl. It quickly became the most popular photo on her account to date, amassing more than a m

40 minutes ago // Newsvine

world ISRAEL / PALESTINE: Israel's best weapon against Hamas: Giving the Palestinians hope

Seek a cease-fire that eases those aspects of Israel’s blockade that have no legitimate security rationale. Essentially barring Gazan exports to Israel and the West Bank — historically Gaza’s biggest markets — is both inhumane and stupid. It&rsquo …

40 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world CDC bioterror lab chief resigns, was reassigned after anthrax scare

The director who oversaw a government bioterror lab involved in the potential exposure of dozens of workers to anthrax resigned Tuesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed.

40 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world UN says civilians make up most of Gaza deaths

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a nearby mosque, killing a truck driver and wounding 45 people.One of those wounded by shrapnel said from his hospital gurney that the strike came without warning.

42 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world 2 bombs kill at least 39 in Kaduna, north Nigeria

KADUNA, Nigeria Bomb blasts appearing to target former Nigerian military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and a prominent moderate Muslim cleric killed dozens of people Wednesday, but left both leaders unharmed, according to Nigerian state security.At least 39 other people were killed in the two blasts, said State Police Commissioner Umar Usman Shehu. The death toll is expected to rise, as witnesses at both bomb sites said dozens of people were killed in each of the blasts.

46 minutes ago // ABC

world Austria: Israeli Club's Match Disrupted by Protest

Austria: Israeli club's friendly against French side disrupted by pro-Palestinian protest

46 minutes ago // Fox News

world Austria: Israeli club's friendly against French side disrupted by pro-Palestinian protest

A football match in Austria between Israeli team Maccabi Haifa and French side Lille OSC has been disrupted by pro-Palestinian protesters.

47 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world UN says civilians make up most of Gaza deaths

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a nearby mosque, killing a truck driver and wounding 45 people.One of those wounded by shrapnel said from his hospital gurney that the strike came without warning.

48 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ed Davis officially joins the Lakers' crowded frontcourt

The Lakers introduced Ed Davis on Wednesday after signing the free-agent forward to a two-year contract.

50 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Gennady Golovkin wants bouts with 'Canelo' Alvarez, boxing's top names

Gennady Golovkin is doing all he can do to lift his name to greater heights.

53 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Stocks drift higher following mixed earnings

The stock market eked out a record high Wednesday, as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other companies.