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  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Aug. 1

    All eyes are on the House of Representatives today. The lawmakers were slated to leave for their August recess Thursday night but were called back into action until they hold a vote on the immigration bill addressing the surge of migrants at the U.S. border.

  • Investigators set up search base at jet crash site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — With the sound of artillery fire in the distance, dozens of international investigators arrived Friday at the zone where a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in eastern Ukraine and began preparations to comb the rural area for remains of as many as 80 victims and jet debris....

  • P&G 4Q profit rises, benefits from lower expenses

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co.'s fiscal fourth-quarter net income climbed 38 percent, bolstered in part by lower expenses. The world's largest consumer product maker said Friday that net income increased to $2.58 billion, or 89 cents per share, for the three months ended June 30. That...

  • Eric Cantor to resign this month; Dave Brat says he'll run in proposed special election

    Rep. Eric Cantor, who stepped down from his position as House majority leader this week, will leave office Aug. 18 rather than complete his term.

  • Hamas keeps Gaza's economic future bottled up by blocking natural gas development

    Hamas is systematically blocking development of the one natural resource the Gaza Strip has, the Gaza Marine offshore natural gas reserves.

  • 35 killed, soldier missing as Gaza truce unravels

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying one of its soldiers may have been abducted. Israel and Hamas accused each other of...

  • Uganda court invalidates anti-gay law

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying it was illegally passed and is therefore unconstitutional. The panel of five judges on the East African country's Constitutional Court said the speaker of parliament acted...

  • Taiwan gas pipeline blasts kill 25, injure 267

    KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Heavy machinery pulled vehicles from huge trenches gouged by explosions along an underground pipeline in Taiwan's second-largest city that killed at least 25 people and injured 267. The series of five explosions from about midnight Thursday to early Friday struck a...

  • Group pushing Ben Carson into 2016 presidential race records 100,000th donor

    The Ben Carson political phenomenon recorded its 100,000th unique donation, making the National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee as successful and popular as the pro-Hillary Clinton group "Ready for Hillary."

  • Senate Conservatives Fund not backing down from Chris McDaniel/Thad Cochran fight

    Ken Cuccinelli, the former Virginia attorney general who's now president of the Senate Conservatives Fund, said his organization isn't backing down over the Mississippi runoff election results from June.

  • Official says Israeli tank fire has killed at least 27 Palestinians in southern Gaza

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Official says Israeli tank fire has killed at least 27 Palestinians in southern Gaza.

  • 9 celebrities who have opinions on the Israel-Palestine conflict that no one asked for

    What the world really needs right now is for a handful of entertainers to air their very serious opinions on a conflict that has existed for longer than most of them have been alive.

  • 'B' sample confirms teen weightlifter's doping

    GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Commonwealth Games Federation says a 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter's backup doping sample has also come back positive for banned substances. Chika Amalaha tested positive for diuretics and masking agents after winning the 53-kilogram (117-pound) division last...

  • Rare yellow lobster found at Florida grocery store

    FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A rare yellow lobster nearly wound up on a dinner plate after being delivered in a Publix grocery store's daily seafood shipment. Publix manager Church Jones told the Daytona Beach News-Journal ( ) the lobster arrived at his Flagler Beach store on...

  • 2016 contenders are lining up behind sentencing reform --- except this one Tea Partier

    Backing prison reform lets Republicans simultaneously resurrect compassionate conservatism and reach out to voters who wouldn't typically find much to love from the GOP.

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