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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 -Irish Times
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ABC News

NYPD chokehold death ruled homicide; expert predicts grand jury case
Los Angeles Times
The casket of Eric Garner is carried from his funeral in late July. The death of the 43-year-old man, who was placed in a chokehold by police, has been ruled a homicide. The casket of Eric Garner is carried from his funeral in late July. The death of the ...
After chokehold death, NYC mayor sends sympathySFGate
Choke hold by cop killed NY man, medical examiner saysCNN
Medical Examiner Rules Eric Garner's Death a Homicide, Says He Was Killed By ...NBC New York
Washington Post
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Reuters

House to Vote Tonight on Revised US Border Funding Plan
Businessweek
The House will vote tonight on a revised plan to address the influx of thousands of children at the U.S.-Mexico border, a day after a revolt by some Republican members forced cancellation of an earlier vote. The $694 million proposal would include a new $35 ...
House GOP moves ahead on revised border billUSA TODAY
Can't allow Obama to govern aloneChicago Sun-Times
Obama calls House immigration bill extreme, vows actionReuters
Washington Post -San Jose Mercury News -New York Times
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TIME

Slender Man Stabbing Suspect Deemed Incompetent for Trial
TIME
A Wisconsin circuit court judge ruled Friday that one of the two 12-year old girls charged with stabbing a classmate in Wisconsin is incompetent to stand trial for attempted homicide. This May, two girls allegedly stabbed their classmate during a sleepover to ...
Girl ruled incompetent in 'Slender Man' stabbingUSA TODAY
girl charged in Slenderman stabbing found not competent to stand trialNew York Daily News
Doctors: Stabbing suspect sees fictional beingsSFGate
Headlines & Global News -New York Magazine
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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
Major champions paired at PGA; Woods with Phil, HarringtonMiamiHerald.com
Woods, Mickelson together again in a majorWashington Post
Golf Channel -NewsOK.com
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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
What next on border crisis?The Hill
Congress delays summer recessKansas First News
Voice of America -Channel News Asia -Merced Sun-Star
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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
Chicago Tribune -Washington Post (blog)
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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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