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Gaza open-ended cease-fire begins in Gaza after 50 days of fighting

Gaza open-ended cease-fire begins in Gaza after 50 days of fighting

GAZA CITY, Gaza, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- An indefinite cease-fire between Hamas and Israel went into effect Tuesday after the sides came to an agreement after weeks of halting negotiations.
Gabrielle Levy
Firing range instructor shot by 9-year-old girl dies

Firing range instructor shot by 9-year-old girl dies

WHITE HILLS, Ariz., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A firing range instructor in Arizona is dead after being accidentally shot in the head by a 9-year-old girl firing a fully automatic weapon Monday.
JC Sevcik
British grandma finds dead mouse in unopened package of Kellogg's Cornflakes

British grandma finds dead mouse in unopened package of Kellogg's Cornflakes

PORTSMOUTH, England, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A horrified woman in England discovered a dead mouse in a box Kellogg's Crunchy Nut Cornflakes, prompting her to swear off the brand forever.
Matt Bradwell
Fewer prescription pill overdoses in medical marijuana states

Fewer prescription pill overdoses in medical marijuana states

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Residents of states where medical marijuana is legalized suffer fewer overdoses from prescription pain medication than elsewhere.
Brooks Hays
California man Douglas McCain killed fighting alongside Islamic State in Syria

California man Douglas McCain killed fighting alongside Islamic State in Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A 33-year-old American man named Douglas McCain from California allegedly traveled to Syria to fight as a jihadi, where he was killed last weekend.
JC Finley
LISTEN: Ferguson audio reveals gap in gunshots

LISTEN: Ferguson audio reveals gap in gunshots

FERGUSON, Mo., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- New audio may reveal a gap in the gunshots fired by Darren Wilson at Michael Brown, providing some insight into the sequence of events on August 9 in Ferguson.
Gabrielle Levy
Fight over passenger's Knee Defender led to emergency landing

Fight over passenger's Knee Defender led to emergency landing

CHICAGO, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A United Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Chicago after two passengers fought over a device used to block reclining seats, officials said.
Frances Burns
French President Hollande announces new cabinet 24 hours after dissolving government

French President Hollande announces new cabinet 24 hours after dissolving government

PARIS, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- French President Francois Hollande announced a new cabinet Tuesday, a day after dissolving the government following ministerial criticism of his leadership.
JC Finley
Man fakes his own kidnapping to have a Friday night without his girlfriend

Man fakes his own kidnapping to have a Friday night without his girlfriend

BOLTON, England, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A man in England was fined for wasting police time after telling his girlfriend he was kidnapped so he could stay at a party with his friends.
Matt Bradwell
'Full House' revival in the works at Warner Bros. Television

'Full House' revival in the works at Warner Bros. Television

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A "Full House" revival is in the works at Warner Bros., and original stars John Stamos, Bob Saget, Dave Coulier and Candace Cameron Bure are involved.
Annie Martin
Poll: 26 percent of Americans believe they will get Ebola

Poll: 26 percent of Americans believe they will get Ebola

BOSTON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A new poll from Harvard University shows Americans know little about the Ebola virus and a significant number fear a large outbreak in the United States.
Aileen Graef
Clashing political parties in Sweden join forces to blast 'Schindler's List' theme over neo-Nazi rally

Clashing political parties in Sweden join forces to blast 'Schindler's List' theme over neo-Nazi rally

NORRKöPING, Sweden, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A city in Sweden fought back against local neo-Nazis staging a rally Tuesday by loudly playing the theme from "Schindler's list" over the demonstration.
Matt Bradwell
iPhone 6 reportedly going to cost more than $800

iPhone 6 reportedly going to cost more than $800

CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The new iPhone 6 is reportedly going to cost more than $800 for the overhauled design.
Aileen Graef
International Space Station flies through Aurora Australis

International Space Station flies through Aurora Australis

PARIS, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The European Space Agency (ESA) released a time-lapse video of the International Space Station (ISS) passing through the Aurora Australis or "southern lights."
Aileen Graef
Watch seemingly naked couples tase each other in slow motion for art

Watch seemingly naked couples tase each other in slow motion for art

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A South Carolina-based photographer used a stun gun and high-end film equipment to record couples and friends tasing each other in a state of simulated nudity.
Matt Bradwell
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