Thursday July 31, 2014

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CIA officers acted improperly when searching Senate computers in torture probe, IG finds

WASHINGTON - An internal CIA investigation has found that agency officers improperly accessed Senate computers earlier this year in a dispute over interrogation documents, prompting CIA Director John Brennan to abandon his defiant posture...

posted: July 31,2014

International News

Investigators make 1st inspection of Ukraine war zone site where Malaysian jet went down

ROZSYPNE, Ukraine - Two weeks after a missile brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, an international team of investigators Thursday reached a wreckage site in eastern Ukraine that remains bitterly contested between government forces...

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths; US nurse to get experimental treatment

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - Security forces went house-to-house looking for Ebola patients and others exposed to the disease Thursday in Sierra Leone's capital as the death toll from the worst recorded outbreak in history surpassed 700 in...

Israeli PM says military will dismantle Hamas tunnels as 16,000 more reservists called up

JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy Hamas' tunnel network in the Gaza Strip designed for deadly attacks inside Israel, "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,...

San Francisco Bay Area sells record number of million-dollar homes in sign of technology boom

SAN FRANCISCO - A research firm says a record number of million-dollar homes were sold in the San Francisco Bay Area during the second quarter, another sign that affording a place to live there is a growing challenge for anyone who isn't...

Chicago police: Demoted worker shoots, critically wounds CEO before killing self

CHICAGO - A demoted worker shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a downtown Chicago office building in the bustling financial district, police said....

Rescuers in remote Indian village dig through mud after massive landslide kills at least 41

MALIN, India - Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris Thursday after a landslide engulfed an entire village in western India, killing at least 41 people and leaving about 100 missing and ...

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