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Gaza Donors Want Assurances Cycle Of War Is Broken

Palestinian officials will ask international donors for $4 billion to help rebuild Gaza after the recent war. That was the third deadly conflict in 6 years between Israel and the militant group Hamas.
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U.S. Supreme Court Court Halts Wis. Voter ID Law; Texas Law Overturned

The court told Wisconsin it may not implement its law requiring voters to present photo IDs. In Texas, a federal judge struck down that state's ID law, saying it discriminates against minority voters.
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French Novelist Wins Nobel Prize In Literature

French novelist Patrick Modiano is this year's winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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Kobani Kurdish Leader Appeals To Western Governments For Help

Robert Siegel talks to Saleh Muslim, co-chair of the Democratic Union Party, the biggest Kurdish opposition party in Syria. He's working to keep his home town Kobani from being overrun by ISIS.
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For Turkey, Aiding In Kobani Fight Is Complicated

A U.S. envoy, former Marine Gen. John Allen, was in Turkey on Thursday, attempting to drum up support for the fight against ISIS.
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The War With No Name

After two months, the U.S. bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria has not yet dealt a major blow to the Islamic State. And the Pentagon still hasn't come up with a moniker for the operation.
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Distrust Between Kurdish Forces And Arabs May Benefit ISIS

Kurdish forces in Iraq are protecting Arab villages from being attacked by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS. They are also encircling those Arabs and not letting them enter or leave the villages.
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Justices Will Decide Whether Workers Must Endure Unpaid Inconvenience

Some employees who worked for an Amazon fulfillment warehouse in Nevada had to wait nearly 25 minutes after each shift to be screened by security. They want to be compensated for that time.
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Supreme Court Takes Up Case On Overtime For Standing In Line

The court heard oral arguments on Wednesday in a case testing whether a staffing agency for Amazon can require employees to stay after work without pay while they wait to be searched for stolen goods.
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In Spain, Investigators Search For Answers In Nurse Ebola Case

The nurse in Madrid had treated two Spanish missionaries who died of the disease after being flown home from the region. Three other people, including the nurse's husband, have been quarantined.

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