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At least 15 dead after Israel strikes U.N. school in Gaza

At least 15 dead after Israel strikes U.N. school in Gaza

GAZA, July 30 (UPI) --Between 15 and 20 people are dead and nearly 100 are believed to be injured after Israeli tanks launched a strike on a United Nations school in Gaza.
Matt Bradwell
Fire destroys England's Eastbourne Pier

Fire destroys England's Eastbourne Pier

EAST SUSSEX , England, July 30 (UPI) --Eastboune Pier, a popular resort in East Sussex, England, burned Wednesday in a spectacular fire that destroyed the iconic Victorian landmark.
Ed Adamczyk
Obama administration slams House version of border bill, promises veto

Obama administration slams House version of border bill, promises veto

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --The White House stepped forward Wednesday to slam the House version of a supplemental bill as a "patchwork" of "arbitrary and unrealistic demands."
Gabrielle Levy
Oklahoma shook by three earthquakes in less than 48 hours

Oklahoma shook by three earthquakes in less than 48 hours

EDMOND, Okla., July 30 (UPI) --A pair of earthquakes hit Oklahoma Wednesday morning, less than 48 hours after a slightly larger quake shook the state Monday night.
Matt Bradwell
Best Buy CEO: Tablet sales are crashing

Best Buy CEO: Tablet sales are crashing

MINNEAPOLIS, July 30 (UPI) --Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly said that personal computers are making a comeback, as sales of tablets, touted as laptop-killers, are dwindling.
Ananth Baliga
Justice Department sues Pa. State Police: Kill the sexist fitness test

Justice Department sues Pa. State Police: Kill the sexist fitness test

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30 (UPI) --The U.S. federal government is suing the Pennsylvania State Police, claiming its physical fitness test discriminates against women.
Matt Bradwell
G7 urges Russia de-escalate crisis with Ukraine or face 'intensified' costs

G7 urges Russia de-escalate crisis with Ukraine or face 'intensified' costs

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --In a joint statement issued Wednesday, G7 members expressed their "grave concern" about Russian aggression toward neighboring Ukraine.
JC Finley
Senate advances $2.7 billion emergency border bill

Senate advances $2.7 billion emergency border bill

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --A bill to provide emergency funding to handle the flood of children coming across the southern U.S. border passed a key procedural hurdle Wednesday.
Gabrielle Levy
Man creates ice cream that changes color when licked

Man creates ice cream that changes color when licked

CALELLA DE MAR, Spain, July 30 (UPI) --An ice cream store owner in Spain has invented "Xamaleon" ice cream that changes colors when licked.
Brooks Hays
Jihadist books in French supermarkets draw complaints

Jihadist books in French supermarkets draw complaints

PARIS, July 30 (UPI) --Books allegedly urging violent jihad are for sale in French bookstores and supermarkets, prompting calls for their removal.
Ed Adamczyk
Woman dies on U.S. Airways redeye from Honolulu to Phoenix

Woman dies on U.S. Airways redeye from Honolulu to Phoenix

PHOENIX, July 30 (UPI) --A woman died aboard a Phoenix-bound U.S. Airways flight Wednesday.
Matt Bradwell
Yemen gas price protests leaves one dead

Yemen gas price protests leaves one dead

SANAA, Yemen, July 30 (UPI) --Protests in Sanaa, Yemen, over a sudden increase in gasoline prices Wednesday left one woman dead, witnesses said.
Ed Adamczyk
Standoff over highway bill imperils crucial transportation fund

Standoff over highway bill imperils crucial transportation fund

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --With two days left to strike a deal to replenish a critical funding stream for highway projects across the country, the Senate threw a twist in the process.
Gabrielle Levy
Last survivor of air crew that dropped bomb on Hiroshima dies

Last survivor of air crew that dropped bomb on Hiroshima dies

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga., July 30 (UPI) --Theodore Van Kirk, navigator of the B-29 that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima and the last survivor of the crew, has died at 93.
Frances Burns
PETA pays Detroit woman's water bill for pledging to go vegan

PETA pays Detroit woman's water bill for pledging to go vegan

DETROIT, July 30 (UPI) --PETA is paying a Detroit woman's water bill after she accepted an offer to pledge to go vegan in exchange for the group paying off her debt.
Aileen Graef




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