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3:35 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Iowa Mayor Calls For 'Caring Cities' To Take In Young Immigrants

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 3:39 am

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Law
3:35 am
Thu July 24, 2014

In Detroit Porch Shooting Trial, It's Murder Vs. Self-Defense

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 3:39 am

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The Two-Way
3:26 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Gaza Conflict Day 17: Here's What You Need To Know

The grief-stricken Palestinian mother of 1-year-old Abdulrahamn Abed al-Nabi carries his body after he was killed in an Israeli military strike along with their cousin, 3-year-old Hadi Abed al-Nabi.
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Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 7:18 am

Updated at 11:20 a.m. ET.

The Federal Aviation Administration is now allowing American flights in and out Israel.

If you remember, the FAA banned flights to Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday, after a rocket landed about a mile from the airport.

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The Two-Way
2:51 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Authorities Lose Contact With Air Algerie Jet

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 6:33 am

Authorities have lost contact with an Air Algerie aircraft traveling from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers, Reuters reports citing the Algerian state news agency.

Reuters adds:

"APS said authorities lost contact with flight AH 5017 an hour after it took off from Burkina Faso.

"Spanish private airline company Swiftair confirmed it had no contact with its MD-83 aircraft operated by Air Algerie, which it said was carrying 110 passengers and six crew. An Algieran official had earlier said it was an Airbus A320."

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Economy
2:13 am
Thu July 24, 2014

How High Debt From The Housing Collapse Still Stifles Our Economy

An artist's installation shows pre-foreclosed homes in Newark, N.J., in July 2009 at the Queens Museum of Art in New York City.
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Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 3:39 am

"Foreclosure, foreclosure, foreclosure."

Real estate broker John Susani drives down a Paterson, N.J., street where every third house seems to be abandoned or boarded up. During the boom years money flooded into Paterson.

"The banking industry allowed everyone to be a homeowner; they gave mortgages to people [just because they were] breathing," Susani says.

In some cases, he says, home prices jumped as much as 50 percent. The homes on these streets aren't worth nearly that much anymore.

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