August 01, 2014

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In this image taken from video, U.S. citizen Jeffrey Edward Fowle speaks at an undisclosed location in North Korea Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Two Americans, Fowle and Matthew Todd Miller, charged with “anti-state” crimes in North Korea say in a video that they expect to be tried soon and possibly receive long prison terms, and appeal for help from the U.S. government. They made the comments in the video shot by a local AP Television News crew. The crew was taken to a location to meet the detained Americans after repeated requests to North Korean authorities to see them. (AP Photo/APTN)
2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help2 Americans detained in North Korea say they will be tried soon, appeal for US help
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A employee  of the Monrovia City Corporation spray disinfectant on a street in front of a building in a bid to prevent the spread of  the deadly Ebola virus, in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. U.S. health officials warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history. The travel advisory issued Thursday applies to nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where the deadly disease has killed more than 700 people this year. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
Ebola moving faster than control effortsEbola moving faster than efforts to control disease in West Africa; death toll 729+
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A medic carries a Palestinian baby injured in Israeli shelling in a hospital in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Eyad Baba)
Israel pushes deeper in Gaza after soldier seizedIsrael pushes deeper into Gaza after soldier is captured by militants and cease-fire collapses
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - This May 6, 2014 file photo shows a sign that reads in Spanish; "We don't sell pot, yet," on display at a head shop in downtown Montevideo, Uruguay. Delays in implementing the plan to create the world’s first national, government-regulated marketplace for legal pot , are putting it at risk as polls point to opposition gains in October general elections and disapproval of the project by most Uruguayans. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico, File)
Uruguayan pot marketplace may go up in smokeUruguay's world-renowned plan to create national marketplace for legal marijuana under fire
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Israeli reserved soldiers with kerchiefs to protect against the dust direct their tanks and armored personnel carriers as they advance towards the Israel Gaza border Gaza Strip, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
A look at Israeli soldiers who have been capturedA look at Israeli soldiers who have been captured and later swapped
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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