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Gaza Truce Over, Israel Tells U.N.

Posted On August 01, 2014

(Undated) -- The truce in Gaza is over. Israel informed the United Nations this morning it's ending what was supposed to be a three-day humanitarian ceasefire because of what the Israelis call "flagrant violations" by Hamas, the Palestinian group that controls Gaza. Hamas says Israeli tank fire killed eight people in southern Gaza, while Israel…

Muhammad Ali’s “Fight Of Century” Gloves Sell For Almost $400,000

Posted On August 01, 2014

(Undated) -- The gloves Muhammad Ali wore in his "Fight of the Century" with Joe Frazier are knockout winners on the auction block. The three-time heavyweight champ's gloves brought more than 388-thousand dollars at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland on Thursday. The 1971 fight was a 15-rounder for Frazier's world heavyweight championship. Frazier…

Dozens Of Experts Visit Crash Site

Posted On August 01, 2014

(Undated) -- More than 60 international investigators are being allowed to examine the crash site of a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine. A much smaller group of Australian and Dutch forensic teams reached the site yesterday after Ukrainian forces halted offensive operations against pro-Russian rebels in the area. It's believed as many as 80 bodies…

U.S. Senate Passes Autism CARES Act

Posted On August 01, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez is hailing the passage of the Autism CARES Act. It requires the appointment of a federal official to oversee autism research. The latest CDC figures show that autism rates skyrocketed nearly 30 percent between 2008 and 2010, with one in 68 children in the U.S. now being…

Supreme Court Could Take Up Obamacare Subsidy Dispute

Posted On August 01, 2014

(Undated) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether to review an Obamacare case that split two federal appeals courts. The case involves subsidies to help low-income Americans pay for health insurance. The DC Circuit Court ruled last month that subsidies are available only to people who buy insurance through exchanges run by states. At…