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  • US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

    US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:04 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:04:03 GMT
    Dozens of Palestinian families trapped by clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli troops are scrambling to flee a southern Gaza Strip neighborhood as Israel reported that two more of its soldiers have died in...
    Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the U.S. secretary of state flew into Israel to press top-gear efforts for a truce in the conflict that has so far killed at least 657...
  • Major changes coming to Abilities Unlimited Thrift Store

    Major changes coming to Abilities Unlimited Thrift Store

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:47 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:47:04 GMT
    Abilities Unlimited has been serving the Jonesboro community for decades and the store's décor was beginning to show it. Now it's out with the old to make way for the new.
    Abilities Unlimited has been serving the Jonesboro community for decades and the store's décor was beginning to show it. Now it's out with the old to make way for the new.
  • Police: Arkansas man kidnapped, bound 2 girls

    Police: Arkansas man kidnapped, bound 2 girls

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:10:18 GMT
    Police have arrested a western Arkansas man charged with kidnapping two girls and binding them with duct tape.
    Police have arrested a western Arkansas man charged with kidnapping two girls and binding them with duct tape.
  • Iraq to vote on president after deadly bombing

    Iraq to vote on president after deadly bombing

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-07-23 11:02:11 GMT
    Iraqi officials say the death toll from a late night suicide attack targeting a police checkpoint in Baghdad has climbed to 31 people, most of them civilians.
    Iraq's parliament convened to vote for a new president on Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad the night before that killed 31 people, mainly civilians.
  • State says pushing deadline longtime practice

    State says pushing deadline longtime practice

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:56 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:56:08 GMT
    Arkansas election officials say the state has delayed the deadline for submitting the petitions to the following workday for nearly 90 years, as they review a group claiming the state used the wrong deadline for an...
    Arkansas election officials say the state has delayed the deadline for submitting the petitions to the following workday for nearly 90 years, as they review a group claiming the state used the wrong deadline for an...
  • White House: Obama to visit Kansas City next week

    White House: Obama to visit Kansas City next week

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:45 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:45:52 GMT
    The White House has announced President Barack Obama will be in Missouri next week to deliver a speech on the economy.
    The White House has announced President Barack Obama will be in Missouri next week to deliver a speech on the economy.
  • Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

    Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:41 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:41:57 GMT
    Ukraine is preparing a departure ceremony for the bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster, which are being flown to the Netherlands.
    Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, bringing some consolation to grieving relatives who still must wait for...
  • Missouri man gets 37 years for purse snatching

    Missouri man gets 37 years for purse snatching

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:40:09 GMT
    An eastern Missouri man has been sentenced to 37 years in prison for stealing a woman's purse.
    An eastern Missouri man has been sentenced to 37 years in prison for stealing a woman's purse.
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:25 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:25:53 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
  • Despite sanctions call, UK OKs Russia arms exports

    Despite sanctions call, UK OKs Russia arms exports

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:11 AM EDT2014-07-23 10:11:23 GMT
    British lawmakers say the country is still exporting arms and military equipment to Russia, despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine.
    Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine, a group of lawmakers said...
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  • Que Lee named Sun Belt Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

    Que Lee named Sun Belt Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:26:41 GMT
    The senior linebacker is one of 10 Red Wolves selected to the Preseason All-Sun Belt team. The squad was selected by the conference head coaches and select members of the media.
    The senior linebacker is one of 10 Red Wolves selected to the Preseason All-Sun Belt team. The squad was selected by the conference head coaches and select members of the media.
  • ASU alum Andy Ferguson tosses shutout on Saturday

    ASU alum Andy Ferguson tosses shutout on Saturday

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:15 AM EDT2014-07-21 06:15:36 GMT
    Springfield, MO (MILB.com) - Andy Ferguson went the distance for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals to edge the Springfield Cardinals, 2-0, before the sellout crowd of 7,038 fans at Hammons Field on Saturday evening. Cardinals RHP Mike Mayers (L, 1-4) and Ferguson (W, 7-8) dueled through the first four innings, alternating scoreless frame after scoreless frame before Northwest Arkansas (14-15, 39-60) broke through in the fifth. After Mayers started his fifth inning with a groundout, CF Ethan C...
    Springfield, MO (MILB.com) - Andy Ferguson went the distance for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals to edge the Springfield Cardinals, 2-0, before the sellout crowd of 7,038 fans at Hammons Field on Saturday evening. Cardinals RHP Mike Mayers (L, 1-4) and Ferguson (W, 7-8) dueled through the first four innings, alternating scoreless frame after scoreless frame before Northwest Arkansas (14-15, 39-60) broke through in the fifth. After Mayers started his fifth inning with a groundout, CF Ethan C...

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