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State Dept Unveils New Aid Package For Syria

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. is sending more than 375-million dollars in additional humanitarian aid to war-torn Syria. State Department spokesperson Marie Harf called the situation in Syria an ongoing humanitarian crisis and said the U.S. continues to lead the world in providing assistance.

U.S. Condemns Shelling Of UN School In Gaza

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. is condemning the deadly shelling of a United Nations school where Palestinian refugees had been taking shelter. In a briefing, State Department spokesperson Marie Harf refused to cite Israel in a broad statement of condemnation. She did accuse Hamas of continuing to hide rockets in civilian areas of Gaza. Harf…

Fed Announces More Tapering

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The Federal Reserve is cutting another ten-billion-dollars off its monthly bond purchases. The central bank made the announcement after wrapping up two days of meetings. The Fed is on pace to end the bond-buying program in October. It also said it would likely keep interest rates near zero for a "considerable time."

Water Main Break Floods UCLA Campus

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Westwood, CA) -- In California, a major cleanup continues around UCLA after a water main break flooded the campus and nearby streets with millions of gallons of water. Assistant Vice Chancellor Kelly Schmader says the UCLA campus is open today, but there's "substantial damage" to six facilities including the newly renovated Pauley Pavilion. City officials…

Obama To Republicans: “Stop Hatin’ All The Time”

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Kansas City, MO) -- President Obama is challenging congressional Republicans to join him in getting some work done.   Speaking in Kansas City, Obama also mocked House Republican plans to sue him for executive overreach. He called it a taxpayer-funded political stunt in an election year. The President noted that legal wheels turn slowly and…

  • Pet Patrol

    2 Lost Cows

    Posted on July 30, 2014
    Location: Mt. Sinai, Indiana

    2 Lost Cows in the Mt. Sinai area. Male is…