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  • US jobless aid applications rise to 302,000

    US jobless aid applications rise to 302,000

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:56 AM EDT2014-07-31 12:56:51 GMT
    More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but jobless claims remain at pre-recession levels.
    More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but jobless claims remain at pre-recession levels.
  • 10 things to know for Thursday

    10 things to know for Thursday

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:58:16 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
  • Investigators reach Ukraine crash site

    Investigators reach Ukraine crash site

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:20 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:20:11 GMT
    Ukraine's parliament is meeting in special session to decide whether to accept Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk's decision to resign.
    An international team of investigators in eastern Ukraine on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time.
  • Man wanted for Illinois murder captured in Blytheville

    Man wanted for Illinois murder captured in Blytheville

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:18:47 GMT
    A man wanted for capital murder has been taken into custody, according to U.S. Marshal Bob Clark. Two other men were arrested, but it’s unclear if they’ll face any charges.
    A man wanted for capital murder has been taken into custody, according to U.S. Marshal Bob Clark. Two other men were arrested, but it’s unclear if they’ll face any charges.
  • Police: Arkansas man tried to mail meth to jail

    Police: Arkansas man tried to mail meth to jail

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-31 10:54:19 GMT
    Police say twin brothers in Arkansas will soon be together after one tried to mail methamphetamine to the other who was in jail.
    Police say twin brothers in Arkansas will soon be together after one tried to mail methamphetamine to the other who was in jail.
  • S. Leone declares health emergency amid Ebola

    S. Leone declares health emergency amid Ebola

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:51 AM EDT2014-07-31 10:51:18 GMT
    The president of Sierra Leone has declared a public health emergency as the Ebola crisis deepens across West Africa.
    The president of Sierra Leone declared a public health emergency as the Ebola crisis blamed for nearly 700 deaths deepened across West Africa, vowing to quarantine sick patients at home and conduct house-to-house searches...
  • Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

    Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:17 AM EDT2014-07-31 10:17:31 GMT
    Israel's military says it is calling up another 16,000 reserves.
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign...
  • Century-old pipe break points to national problem

    Century-old pipe break points to national problem

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:27 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:27:52 GMT
    The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the...
    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...
  • Plane crashes in San Diego parking lot; 1 dead

    Plane crashes in San Diego parking lot; 1 dead

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:45 AM EDT2014-07-31 05:45:30 GMT
    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.
    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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  • Man wanted for Illinois murder captured in Blytheville

    Man wanted for Illinois murder captured in Blytheville

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:18:47 GMT
    A man wanted for capital murder has been taken into custody, according to U.S. Marshal Bob Clark. Two other men were arrested, but it’s unclear if they’ll face any charges.
    A man wanted for capital murder has been taken into custody, according to U.S. Marshal Bob Clark. Two other men were arrested, but it’s unclear if they’ll face any charges.
  • Police: Arkansas man tried to mail meth to jail

    Police: Arkansas man tried to mail meth to jail

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-07-31 10:54:19 GMT
    Police say twin brothers in Arkansas will soon be together after one tried to mail methamphetamine to the other who was in jail.
    Police say twin brothers in Arkansas will soon be together after one tried to mail methamphetamine to the other who was in jail.
  • Tax collectors remind residents of deadline, new fees for delinquency

    Tax collectors remind residents of deadline, new fees for delinquency

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:56:28 GMT
    If you've yet to pay your personal property or real estate taxes, you have just over two and a half months to pay before becoming delinquent and a new law to take effect this October could have you shelling out more money if you don't pay on time.
    If you've yet to pay your personal property or real estate taxes, you have just over two and a half months to pay before becoming delinquent and a new law to take effect this October could have you shelling out more money if you don't pay on time.
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  • A-State Fall Camp kicks off Thursday

    A-State Fall Camp kicks off Thursday

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:03:31 GMT
    Seventeen of the eighteen workouts are scheduled to start at 8:35am. All practices are OPEN to the public. The workouts will be held at Centennial Bank Stadium or the football practice fields.
    Seventeen of the eighteen workouts are scheduled to start at 8:35am. All practices are OPEN to the public. The workouts will be held at Centennial Bank Stadium or the football practice fields.
  • Drew Brees shows off incredible accuracy by 'skeet shooting'

    Drew Brees shows off incredible accuracy by 'skeet shooting'

    How good is Drew Brees? This good. A Vine post of Drew Brees ‘skeet shooting' is possibly the most impressive thing to come out of Saints Training Camp yet. Brees shows off his incredible accuracy by
    How good is Drew Brees? This good.
  • 'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-old

    'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-old

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:58 AM EDT2014-07-30 05:58:05 GMT
    In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitcher who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs in a California summer league but has never been drafted.
    In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs but has never been drafted.

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