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Israel-Gaza cease-fire ends

For residents of Gaza and southern Israel, the fleeting period of calm is over.<p>The Israeli military said aircraft carried out strikes on at least 70 militant targets in Gaza on Friday in response to a barrage of rocket fire after a three-day truce in the region came to an end without a longer-term …

You Get 25,000 Mornings: Here Are 8 Ways Not to Waste Them

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a …

Patient at Ontario hospital with Ebola-like symptoms, but no diagnosis yet

A patient at a Brampton, Ont., hospital who recently travelled to Nigeria has been placed in isolation after showing flu-like symptoms, according to a public health official.<p>Dr. Eileen de Villa of Peel Public Health told The Globe and Mail that "infection prevention and control measures" have been …

Ebola Patient Dr. Brantly: 'I Witnessed the Horror Firsthand'

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Texas family sues DirecTV over sex offender who came to their home

DALLAS (Reuters) - A Dallas family has sued satellite television provider DirecTV after a man making a service call at their home was found to be a registered sex offender who took photos of their 12-year-old daughter, their lawyer said on Friday.<p>DirecTV said the man had absolutely no affiliation …

How Obama decided on airstrikes in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — For much of the summer, President Barack Obama had watched with alarm as a brutal, al-Qaida-linked insurgency seized more and more …

U.S. jet fighters, drones strike ISIS fighters, convoys in Iraq

U.S. fighter jets and drones repeatedly bombed Sunni Islamic extremists in northern Iraq on Friday, targeting what officials described as ISIS artillery units and convoys advancing on the Kurdish regional capital of Irbil.<p>The airstrikes ramped up America's involvement in Iraq where ISIS, which …