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Total Items: 19031 Current Page: 1 Feed Date: 07/31/2014
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Congress races to finish veterans, highway bills

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio strides to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, as lawmakers prepare to move on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law. Democrats have branded the effort a political charade aimed at stirring up Republican voters for the fall congressional elections. They say it's also an effort by top Republicans to mollify conservatives who want Obama to be impeached — something Boehner said Tuesday he has no plans to do. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is racing to wrap up legislation addressing chronic problems at the Veterans Affairs Department and a shortfall in highway money ahead of its five-week summer break. Deep divisions cast doubt on any resolution to the surge of immigrants at the border.



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Century-old pipe break points to national problem

The site of a water main break is shown near UCLA Wednesday July 30, 2014, in Los Angeles. A ruptured 93-year-old water main on Tuesday left the UCLA campus awash in 8 million gallons of water in the middle of California's worst drought in decades, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.



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Pipe that spewed 20M gallons near UCLA shut off

The site of a water main break is shown near UCLA Wednesday July 30, 2014, in Los Angeles. A ruptured 93-year-old water main on Tuesday left the UCLA campus awash in 8 million gallons of water in the middle of California's worst drought in decades, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Work crews have stopped the last of the water gushing from a 30-inch pipe near the University of California, Los Angeles some 30 hours after it burst.



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Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves

A displaced Palestinian child waves to a friend from inside a damaged classroom at the Abu Hussein U.N. school, in Jebaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.T he U.N. condemned Wednesday's attack on the school, with Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon calling it “outrageous” and “unjustifiable.” Israel said no U.N. facility had been intentionally targeted, but troops had responded to Hamas mortar fire nearby. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military said Thursday it was calling up another 16,000 reserves, a move that allows it to substantially widen its 23-day campaign against Islamic militants in the Gaza Strip.



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Argentina slides into default as debt talks fail

An activist holds a banner that reads in Spanish "Homeland or vultures, be strong Argentina", during a demonstration in support of the government in their dispute over $1.5 billion with a U.S. hedge fund, known locally as "vulture funds", in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Argentina's economy minister leads a last-gasp effort Wednesday to strike a deal with U.S. creditors that would prevent the South American country from slipping into default. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation's staggering economy.



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1 dead as plane crashes into Costco parking lot

Light Plane Crashes in Busy Costco Parking Lot Near San DiegoSAN DIEGO (AP) — A small plane crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot Wednesday, killing an 80-year-old woman who was the lone passenger and injuring the pilot, authorities said.



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Plane crashes in San Diego parking lot; 1 dead

Plane Crashes in to San Diego Parking LotSAN DIEGO (AP) — A small plane crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot Wednesday, killing an 80-year-old woman who was the lone passenger and injuring the pilot, authorities said.



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Ginsburg on retirement: 'People know I’m here to stay'

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks with National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen at the museum Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)The Supreme Court’s oldest justice tells Katie Couric that she has no plans to retire.



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House GOP scrambles for votes on border bill

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, arrives for a meeting of the Republican Conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans, scrambling to win conservative support for a bill addressing the immigration crisis on the border, have scheduled a companion vote on legislation to block President Barack Obama from extending deportation relief to any more immigrants here illegally.



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AP PHOTOS: At least 17 die in Gaza school attack

Palestinians collect body parts in a classroom at Abu Hussein U.N. school in Jebaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Shelling of a school crowded with refugees in Gaza early Wednesday killed at least 17 people and wounded 90 more, according to Palestinian health officials. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)JEBALIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shelling of a school crowded with refugees in Gaza early Wednesday killed at least 17 people and wounded 90 more, according to Palestinian health officials.



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