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Africa Ebola outbreak 2014

World Health Organization on Ebola: 'This outbreak is moving faster than our efforts to control it. If the situation continues to deteriorate, the consequences can be catastrophic in terms of lost lives but also severe socioeconomic disruption and a high risk of spread to other countries' - @ReutersWorld

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Twitter

Twitter begins testing new hashtag definition feature - @wsjd

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Malaysia Airlines plane crash in Ukraine, July 17, 2014

Photo: Group of inspectors at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine; shelling reported far in the distance - @DamoNews

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Africa Ebola outbreak 2014

World Health Organization to convene committee on Aug. 6-7 to decide if Ebola constitutes international public health emergency - @Reuters

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United States

US stocks open lower after Thursday's huge sell-off; Dow slides 37 points - @CNNMoney

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General Motors recalls 2014

GM says July US sales rise 9%, automaker's best July results since 2007 - @Automotive_News

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auto industry

Chrysler says sales increased by 20% in July; lighter than the 22.5% increase expected - @businessinsider

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auto industry

Ford reports July light-vehicle sales up 9.5% in the US, beating estimate of 9.2% - @BloombergTV, @businessinsider

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auto industry

Fiat investors approve merger with Chrysler - @Automotive_News

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earnings

Chevron reports 2nd-quarter earnings of $2.98 per share, topping analyst expectations - @EarningsCentral

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tells Secretary of State John Kerry that Hamas is responsible for the ceasefire collapse; says there is 'concern' over reports of soldier kidnapped - @DannyNis

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US economic indicators

US consumer spending increased 0.4% in June after rising by an upwardly revised 0.3% in May - @ReutersBiz

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auto industry

Nissan reports July sales increase of 11.4%, slightly below estimates - @BloombergTV, @Lebeaucarnews

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markets

US stock index futures pared losses after payrolls data in July fell short of expectations; Dow loses 8 points, S&P loses 3.75 - @ReutersBiz

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US economic indicators

209,000 jobs added in July; US unemployment rate rises to 6.2% - @BLS_gov

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

White House: Reported Hamas attack in Israel would be a 'barbaric' violation of ceasefire agreement - @Reuters

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Water main breaks near UCLA campus, July 2014

Photo: Los Angeles fire crews pushing water out of Target store near UCLA campus after another water main break this morning - @MargaretCarrero

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

IDF: 2 Israeli soldiers killed during suspected kidnapping of lieutenant this morning; families have been notified - @IDFSpokesperson

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Gaza Health Ministry: Palestinian death toll in Israeli shelling of Rafah rises to 50; 220 wounded - @ReutersWorld

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Water main breaks near UCLA campus, July 2014

Water main break reported at Target on UCLA campus; water pouring through ceiling - @myfoxla

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