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    Hamas agrees to U.N. mediated cease-fire

    Gaza (CNN) — Not long after Israel resumed its offensive in Gaza on Sunday, Hamas said it agreed to a 24-hour U.N.-mediated cease-fire. Just hours earlier, the heavy thump of Israeli artillery echoed once again across parts of the territory, and black plumes of smoke rose from eastern neighborhoods of Gaza City. “Following Hamas’ incessant rocket fire throughout the humanitarian window, which was agreed upon for the welfare of the civilian population in Gaza, the IDF will now resume its […]

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    Trend Alert: High-end pet hotels for dogs

    (CNN) — High-end, exclusive pet boarding can be found almost anywhere. The american pet products association estimates owners will spend 4.73 billion on boarding and grooming this year alone. So what makes posh pet hotels so special? Luxury dog hotels feature hotel rooms, pools, fitness equipment and anything for a little bit of puppy R&R. Some feature flat screen tv’s, raised bedding, watercoolers, window views. Even a personal webcam so mom and dad can check in. Pet hotels can vary in price from $38 up to […]

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    A U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel

    (CNN) — The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of ongoing militia violence in the capital, Tripoli, U.S. officials said. About 150 personnel, including 80 U.S. Marines were evacuated from the embassy in the early hours of Saturday morning and were driven across the border into Tunisia, U.S. officials confirm to CNN. CNN has learned the plan to evacuate the Americans was in the works for several days, but the decision to carry out the plan […]

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    Air Algerie: The second flight data recorder has been found

    (CNN) — The second flight data recorder from an Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali has been found, a spokeswoman for the U.N. mission in Mali said Saturday. A team from the U.N. mission to Mali, known as MINUSMA, is assisting the Malian authorities, at the request of that country’s government, spokeswoman Radhia Achouri said. There were no survivors of the crash early Thursday of Flight 5017, which took off from Burkina Faso bound for Algeria. Accounts of the […]

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    Chief doctor who played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone contracts the virus

    (CNN) — A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country’s Ministry of Health. Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan is being treated by the French aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres — also known as Doctors Without Borders — in Kailahun, Sierra Leone, Tim Shenk, an agency spokesman, told CNN. Until falling ill, Khan had been overseeing Ebola treatment and isolation units at Kenema Government Hospital, about […]

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    Malaysian investigators have not been able to gain access to the entire MH17 crash site

    Donetsk, Ukraine (CNN) — More than a week after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 came down in eastern Ukraine, Malaysian investigators have not yet been able to access the entire crash site, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday. He urged both the pro-Russia rebels and Ukraine’s armed forces to cooperate so investigators can access the site fully. All 298 people on board the plane died when it crashed on July 17. Nine days later, some human remains still lie scattered […]

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    As the death toll rises a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire between Hamas and Israel begins

    Gaza (CNN) — A 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and Hamas started Saturday morning as diplomats worked to create a longer truce in the conflict that has killed more than 900 people — mostly civilians. The cease-fire started at 8 a.m. Saturday (1 a.m. ET). If the 12-hour cease-fire holds, Palestinians will be able to move medical supplies into Gaza and move out the injured and some of the dead bodies. Israel Defense Forces says it will keep working to “locate […]

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    #DetroitWater campaign wants you to pay residents’ past-due bills

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A new online campaign is helping Detroit residents keep their water turned on, even if they are behind on their bills. The Detroit Water Project connects donors with Detroit residents who are delinquent on their water payments. The social network app lets donors submit direct payments to the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department. The campaign’s #DetroitWater hashtag is helping to spread the word about the initiative, and it has been tweeted thousands of times. More than […]

  • Offices with open spaces are likely to stick around in the future. Although, they may not be as grand as this one. (Image Credit: The Barbarian Group via CNN.com)

    Your open-space office isn’t going anywhere, anytime soon

    (CNN) — Bad news, introverts: The open-plan office is not going away anytime soon. The workplaces of the future — and, in many cases, the present — will have fewer high-walled cubicles and private offices. The good news? Innovative companies with commensurate budgets are creating offices that bring employees together in colorful communal workstations and collaboration areas, making “The Office” look like a monochrome vestige of a bygone era. And, designers are working with companies to maintain private spaces within […]

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    Florida man bitten by alligator, again

    Weston, FL — A golf course employee in Broward County is recovering after he was bitten by a 9-foot alligator Wednesday. Trappers were called in to remove the reptile at the Bonaventure Country Club in Weston. The worker, Stephen Martinez, told police he was bitten on his hand while diving for golf balls in a pond. Martinez was able to jump into a golf cart and drive himself to the clubhouse to get help. Martinez is expected to be OK. […]

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    Witnesses describe botched execution in Arizona

    (CNN) -- Joseph Wood snorted and struggled to breathe during his nearly two-hour lethal injection Wednesday, his attorney said.

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    FAA extends ban on U.S. flights to and from Tel Aviv

    (CNN) — The Federal Aviation Administration has extended its ban on U.S. airlines’ flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, for another 24 hours. The ban now runs through 12:15 p.m. ET Thursday, the FAA says. On Tuesday, the FAA barred U.S. airlines from flying into or out of the airport for 24 hours after a rocket struck about a mile away. Delta said at the time it was suspending flights until further notice. Some European airlines did the same. […]