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Obama: 'We tortured some folks' President Obama
Los Angeles Times
In startlingly blunt phrasing, President Obama on Friday acknowledged the CIA's use of brutal interrogation tactics in the years after the Sept. 11 attack, even as he defended the agency's top spy, who is a veteran of the era. “We tortured some folks,” Obama ...
Obama adds fuel to CIA controversy by saying agency tortured terror suspectsMiamiHerald.com
Obama Expresses Confidence in CIA DirectorNew York Times
Obama Says He Has 'Full Confidence' In CIA Chief John BrennanHuffington Post
Chicago Tribune -Fox News Latino
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Fox News

Private jet dispatched to transfer American Ebola victims from Africa
Fox News
Plans are underway to bring back the two American aid workers sick with Ebola from Africa. A small private jet based in Atlanta has been dispatched to Liberia where the two Americans work for missionary groups. Officials say the jet is outfitted with a special, ...
Ebola coming to US for first time as Atlanta hospital preps for patientsCNN
UPDATE 3-WHO chief says Ebola out of control but can be stoppedReuters
Why you're not going to get ebola in the USWashington Post
CBC.ca -NBCNews.com -Xinhua
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New York Times

Hamas's Shift to Tunnel Warfare Catches Israel by Surprise
New York Times
JERUSALEM — Israel entered its latest conflict with Hamas armed with a high-tech arsenal, real-time battlefield intelligence and strong domestic support for dealing a heavy blow to Hamas. But again on Friday, Israeli forces were taken by surprise, this time ...
Gaza truce over, Israel soldier captured, 70 dead in Rafah shellingReuters
Israeli soldier feared captured as Gaza truce failsUSA TODAY
Obama: Hamas to Blame for Cease-Fire CollapseVoice of America
Telegraph.co.uk -Hindustan Times -Boston Globe
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New York Daily News

HOMICIDE: Medical examiner says NYPD chokehold killed Staten Island dad ...
New York Daily News
Eric Garner's death by chokehold was a homicide. The Staten Island man who collapsed after being placed in the banned restraint by a police officer died from compression of the neck and chest, the New York City Medical Examiner ruled Friday.
After chokehold death, NYC mayor sends sympathySFGate
NYPD chokehold death ruled homicide; expert predicts grand jury caseLos Angeles Times
Choke hold by cop killed NY man, medical examiner saysCNN
NBC New York -Washington Post
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Reuters

Border crisis: House GOP tries again with immigration bill
San Jose Mercury News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans revived their bill on the U.S.-Mexico border crisis in dramatic fashion Friday, preparing to pass it after winning over conservatives with tough new provisions that could threaten deportation for hundreds of thousands ...
House to Vote Tonight on Revised US Border Funding PlanBusinessweek
House GOP moves ahead on revised border billUSA TODAY
Ted Cruz's immigration swing looms large over 2016MSNBC
Chicago Sun-Times -Reuters -Washington Post
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New York Daily News

girl charged in Slenderman stabbing found not competent to stand trial
New York Daily News
A 12-year-old Wisconsin girl — one of two charged with viciously stabbing a classmate because of their obsession with a fictional horror character — was found not competent to stand trial on Friday. Morgan Geyser — who was facing an attempted murder rap ...
Doctors: Stabbing suspect sees fictional beingsSFGate
'Slender Man' Attempted Murder Suspect Not Competent For Trial, Judge RulesHeadlines & Global News
Girls Stabbed 1 (8-1)Marietta Daily Journal

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New York Daily News

Report: Golf star Dustin Johnson hit with six-month ban from PGA Tour after ...
New York Daily News
DUCK, N.C. – The secret is out, not that it was ever a well-kept one. Dustin Johnson's leave of absence, announced by the 30-year-old golfer Thursday, coincides with a six-month suspension by the PGA Tour, as first reported by Golf.com, for a failed drug test ...
Woods, Mickelson, Harrington grouped at PGA ChampionshipReuters
PGA suspends Dustin Johnson for cocaine useAmerican Live Wire
Woods, Mickelson together again in a majorWashington Post
NewsOK.com -The Guardian
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New York Daily News

US employers add 209000 jobs as unemployment ticks up slightly
New York Daily News
The labor market had another month of solid gains in July even as job growth cooled and the unemployment rate ticked slightly higher. American employers added 209,000 jobs last month, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday, with professional and ...
As Labor Market Advances, Millions Are Stuck In Part-Time JobsNPR
Total unemployment in July rose to 12.2 percentChristian Science Monitor
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE RISES AND STOCKS SEE WORST WEEK IN TWO ...The Advocate
Gant Daily
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New York Daily News

Obama to deliver statement, hours after phone call with Putin
New York Daily News
President Obama will address the nation Friday afternoon, just hours after he spoke by phone to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The two leaders agreed to keep open their channels of communication. It was the first conversation between the two leaders ...
Obama on Putin: 'Sometimes people don't always act rationally'Reuters
Congress delays summer recessKansas First News
Obama, Putin Discuss Ukraine in Phone CallVoice of America
Channel News Asia -Merced Sun-Star -MSNBC
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Politico

Eric Cantor quitting Congress Aug. 18
Politico
Rep. Eric Cantor says he will resign from Congress on Aug. 18 and has requested a special election to replace him, according to a report late Thursday. The Virginia Republican told the Richmond Times-Dispatch that he has called on Gov. Terry McAuliffe to ...

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