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A Palestinian girl walks with a toy that she salvaged from debris of the el-Yazje apartment building which was destroyed following an overnight Israeli missile strike in Gaza City, Thursday, July 17, 2014. The Israeli military says it has struck 37 targets in Gaza ahead of a five-hour humanitarian cease-fire meant to allow civilians to stock up after 10 days of fighting. The Gaza Interior Ministry says four people were killed and that a 75-year-old woman died of wounds from the day before. The Israeli army says Hamas fired 11 rockets at Israel early Thursday. Palestinian health officials say that in total, at least 225 Palestinians have been killed. On the Israeli side, one man was killed since July 8. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin arrives for an official group photo comprised of the leaders of the BRICS' nations and South American nations, during the BRICS Summit at the Itamaraty Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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Women activists representing the National Women's Law Center, left, and Planned Parenthood, right, stand outside the Senate chamber after Senate Democrats' effort to proceed on the “Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act,” was thwarted, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Democrats sponsored the election-year bill to reverse last month's Supreme Court ruling that closely held businesses with religious objections could deny coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack near a building which Taliban fighters used during a clash with security forces, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, July 17, 2014. Gunmen launched a pre-dawn attack on the Kabul International Airport in the Afghan capital on Thursday, raining down rockets on the sprawling facility, setting off a gunbattle with security forces and forcing the airport to close, officials said. The attack comes during a tense time in Afghanistan, as a recount is underway from the disputed second round of a presidential election seen as key to insuring a peaceful transfer of power ahead of the withdrawal of foreign troops by the end of the year. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
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FILE - In this March 5, 2014, file photo, former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Justice Department is investigating the circumstances behind the disappearance of emails from Lerner, part of a broader criminal inquiry into whether the agency had targeted conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status, according to congressional testimony released Wednesday. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)
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Alix Tichelman looks back toward her family after her arraignment in Santa Cruz County Superior Court on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Santa Cruz, Calif. Tichelman, faces manslaughter charges in the death last November of Forrest Hayes, a Google executive after she walked away from him when he overdosed on heroin on his yacht. (AP Photo/Santa Cruz Sentinel, Shmuel Thaler, Pool)
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In this July 9, 2014 photo, Kevin, 8, sells pirated music compact discs on a street in El Alto, Bolivia. Bolivia is on the verge of becoming the first nation legalize child labor from age 10. It will set 12 as the minimum age children can work under contract. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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FILE - This Feb. 16, 2013 file photo shows a printout of the Facebook page for Loren Williams, now deceased, at the Beaverton, Ore. home of his mother, Karen Williams. Williams sued Facebook for access to Loren's account after he died in a 2005 motorcycle accident at the age of 22. The Uniform Law Commission on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 was expected to endorse a plan to automatically give loved ones access to - but not control of - all digital accounts, unless otherwise specified. (AP Photo/Lauren Gambino, File)
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A Starbucks employee demonstrates the preparation of a cup of coffee during a media tour of the new shop in Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. The three-floor coffee house in Bogota is the first of 50 that the Seattle-based company plans to open here in the next five years. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
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Stockton Police officers at the scene where bank robbery suspects with hostages were stopped at Thornton Road and Otto Drive Wednesday July 16, 2014. Cars and houses were riddled with bullets during a high-speed chase and hostages were thrown from a fleeing SUV after a bank robbery Wednesday that led to the deaths of a hostage and two robbers, police said. (AP Photo/The Record, Craig Sanders)

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. ISRAEL AND HAMAS BEGIN FIVE-HOUR TRUCE

Fighting between both sides continued in the lead-up to the humanitarian cease-fire on the tenth day of the conflict, lull allows Palestinians to stock up on food and water.

2. WHAT PUTIN HAS TO SAY ABOUT NEW SANCTIONS

The Russian president is criticizing the latest measures taken by the E.U. and the U.S. against his country, saying they will hamper bilateral relations and hurt American businesses.

3. GOP BLOCKS BIRTH CONTROL BILL

The legislation would have ensured access to contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections.

4. TALIBAN LAUNCH ATTACK ON KABUL AIRPORT

Police kill four militants in a gunbattle that comes as Afghanistan is holding a tense recount of votes in its presidential elections.

5. THE CASE OF THE VANISHING IRS EMAILS

The Justice Department Investigation of the Internal Revenue Service over improper scrutiny of conservative groups broadens to include electronic correspondence that has disappeared from computer of former division head Lois Lerner.

6. ATTORNEY: WOMAN HAD NO REASON TO KILL GOOGLE EXEC

Alix Tichelman, accused by police of being a high-priced prostitute, would never have wanted him to die because he was paying her well, her lawyer says.

7. BOLIVIA ON VERGE OF LEGALIZING CHILD LABOR FROM AGE 10

While most of the world is trying to diminish the practice, the Latin American country’s congress approves the proposal that now awaits President Evo Morales’ signature.

8. WHO IS PONDERING A DIGITAL AFTERLIFE

A lawyers’ commission backs a plan that would give loved ones access to – but not control of – the deceased’s online accounts, unless specified otherwise in a will.

9. WHERE STARBUCKS HAS OPENED ITS LATEST STORES

The green-aproned baristas are making their debut in Colombia, famed for its high-prized Arabica beans.

10. 3 DEAD IN CALIFORNIA BANK ROBBERY

Robbers fleeing a California bank took three women hostage and threw two of them from their getaway vehicle, as they fired repeatedly at police during a high-speed chase.

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