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The Two-Way
4:58 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Fighting Resumes In Gaza, As Israeli Military Says Cease-Fire Is Over

Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, is seen shortly before the start of a proposed cease-fire on Friday.
Lefteris Pitarakis AP

Originally published on Fri August 1, 2014 5:09 am

It was negotiated as a three-day humanitarian cease-fire that was to start at 8 a.m. local time today.

But just hours in, fighting erupted again in Gaza.

Palestinian authorities told the AP that at least 27 people were killed in Gaza after an Israeli tank opened fire. NPR's Emily Harris reports Israel accused Hamas of continuing its rocket fire.

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Business
4:23 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Minnesota's Minimum-Wage Workers Get 75-Cent Increase

Originally published on Fri August 1, 2014 4:53 am

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Global Health
4:05 am
Fri August 1, 2014

CDC Chief On West African Ebola: 'We Know What To Do, But It's Not Easy'

Originally published on Fri August 1, 2014 5:14 am

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The Two-Way
4:05 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Big Data Firm Says It Can Link Snowden Data To Changed Terrorist Behavior

This photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, who worked as a contract employee at the National Security Agency, on Sunday, June 9, 2013, in Hong Kong.
AP

Originally published on Fri August 1, 2014 5:15 am

For nearly a year, U.S. government officials have said revelations from former NSA contract worker Edward Snowden harmed national security and allowed terrorists to develop their own countermeasures. Those officials haven't publicly given specific examples — but a tech firm based in Cambridge, Mass., says it has tangible evidence of the changes.

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Middle East
4:05 am
Fri August 1, 2014

More Deadly Fighting In Gaza Puts Cease-Fire In Question

Originally published on Fri August 1, 2014 5:14 am

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