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  • How John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ Is Using Stunts To Tell Stories – NPR

    NPRHow John Oliver's 'Last Week Tonight' Is Using Stunts To Tell StoriesNPRIt's strange to describe the apparent purchase and forgiveness of nearly $15 million in medical debt as "impish," but bear with me. On Sunday's Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver spent 20 minutes explaining the debt-buying industry — companies that ...Sorry, but John Oliver Did ...

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  • Stephen Curry opts to skip 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro – ESPN

    ESPNStephen Curry opts to skip 2016 Olympics in Rio de JaneiroESPNGolden State Warriors star Stephen Curry announced Monday will not play in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, citing recent recent ankle and knee injuries. The reigning two-time NBA Most Valuable Player has never played in the Olympics. "After a ...Stephen Curry withdraws from consideration ...

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  • Investigators: Couple may have tried to sell infant for drug money – WLTX.com

    WLTX.comInvestigators: Couple may have tried to sell infant for drug moneyWLTX.comAshley Nichole Harmon, 25, and Jonathan Isaac Lucas Flint, 20, are charged with the felony offenses of Selling or attempting to sell A child and gross child neglect creating a risk of bodily injury or death to a child." (Photo: Fayette County, W.V ...and more »

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  • Israel knocks out Gaza power plant, digs in for long fight – Reuters

    National PostIsrael knocks out Gaza power plant, digs in for long fightReutersGAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, flattened the home of its Islamist Hamas political leader and pounded dozens of other high-profile targets in the enclave on Tuesday, with no end in sight to more than three weeks ...

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  • Sierra Leone Is Epicenter of Ebola as Guinea Clinic Shut – Businessweek

    WTVCSierra Leone Is Epicenter of Ebola as Guinea Clinic ShutBusinessweekSierra Leone is now the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak, which is shifting away from its source in neighboring Guinea, Doctors Without Borders said. The group is scaling up its response in Sierra Leone, where 22 international and 250 local staff are working, ...

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  • EU agrees first broad sanctions on Russia; Ukraine fighting kills dozens – Reuters

    ReutersEU agrees first broad sanctions on Russia; Ukraine fighting kills dozensReutersBRUSSELS/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - The European Union agreed for the first time on Tuesday to impose broad sanctions against Russian oil companies, banks and defence firms, by far the strongest international action yet over Moscow's support for ...EU Aims at Russian ...

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  • Operator: Stranded Boat Was in Restricted Area – ABC News

    Boston GlobeOperator: Stranded Boat Was in Restricted AreaABC NewsThe operator of a whale watch boat that was stranded overnight off the coast of Massachusetts with 157 passengers says the vessel was in a restricted area when it became entangled in a mooring cable. Boston Harbor Cruises said in a statement Tuesday ...

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  • Plane Kills a Young Father on the Shore at Florida Beach – ABC News

    ReutersPlane Kills a Young Father on the Shore at Florida BeachABC NewsEmergency plane landing on Caspersen Beach hits a family walking on the beach; pilot survives. 01:37 | 07/28/2014. Related Links: Watch: Listen: Emergency Dispatch After Florida Plane Crash · Inside the Frantic Moments After Beach Plane Crash. Share: ...Georgia girl, ...

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  • Boehner rules out impeachment as Democrats cash in on threat – Los Angeles Times

    SFGateBoehner rules out impeachment as Democrats cash in on threatLos Angeles TimesRep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.), chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, speaks to reporters Tuesday at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.), chairman of the Democratic Congressional ...US House Speaker Boehner dismisses talk of ...

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  • Islamist forces overrun Benghazi army base after battle – Jerusalem Post

    IBNLiveIslamist forces overrun Benghazi army base after battleJerusalem PostBENGHAZI - Islamist fighters and militants overran a major Libyan army base in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday after a fierce battle involving rockets and warplanes in which at least 30 people were killed. Special forces troops had to abandon their ...

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