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The Arizona state prison where the nearly two hour execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood took place on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is photographed in Florence, Ariz. Wood was convicted in the 1989 shooting deaths of Debbie Dietz, 29, and Gene Dietz, 55, at an auto repair shop in Tucson. (AP Photo)

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An Israeli tank moves through the morning mist near the Israel and Gaza border Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)
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Ukrainian emergency workers carry a stretcher with a victim's body in a bag through a field at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine Monday, July 21, 2014. Another 21 bodies have been found in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed last week, killing all 298 people aboard. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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Lawmakers from the Iraqi city of Mosul, one of the areas captured by the Islamic State group and other Sunni militants last month, speak to the media in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Iraq's political parties have agreed to assign the position of president to a Kurd, prime minister to a Shiite and speaker of parliament to a Sunni. The next president will task someone with forming a new government, and whoever can assemble a majority coalition will become the next prime minister. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
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Rescue workers survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 on the Taiwanese island of Penghu Thursday, July 24, 2014. The plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on the island late Wednesday, killing more than 40 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground. (AP Photo)
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FILE - Texas Gov. Rick Perry talks to the media before speaking to a meeting of local party activists, in this July 19, 2014 file photo taken in Algona, Iowa. Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation’s second most-populous state. An Associated Press review of the program found that one of the companies actually operates in California. Some have stagnated trying to find more capital. A few have even forfeited their right to do business in Texas by not filing tax reports. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
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FILE - This Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, shows the Social Security Administration's main campus is seen in Woodlawn, Md. Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. Nearly $300 million later, the new system is nowhere near ready and agency officials are struggling to salvage a project racked by delays and mismanagement. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
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In this photo taken Sunday, July 20, 2014, Wang Anqi, wearing glasses, takes part in a game to warmup before rehearsing for "The Leftover Monologues" at a cafe in Beijing. In "The Leftover Monologues,” a China-inspired version of “The Vagina Monologues,” Chinese and foreign women and men will tell their own stories of searching for a partner, their observations of love and sex, and the frenzy the thought of becoming a leftover woman - unmarried and over 27 - sends new graduates into. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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In an image provided by the Bureau of Land Management, date not known, Bureau of Land Management cave specialist Bryan McKenzie rappels into Natural Trap Cave in north-central Wyoming during a cleanup expedition. The cave holds the remains of tens of thousands of animals, including many now-extinct species, from the late Pleistocene period tens of thousands of years ago. Starting July 28, 2014, scientists plan to venture back into the cave and resume digging for the first time in more than 30 years. (AP Photo/Bureau of Land Management)
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FILE - This Jan. 5, 2011 file photo shows Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen talking about Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway, who he named Executive V.P. of football operations during a news conference at the team's headquarters in Englewood, Colo. Bowlen is giving up control of the team as he battles Alzheimer's disease. The team announced Wednesday, July 23, 2014 that the 70-year-old Bowlen will no longer be a part of the team's daily operations. (AP Photo/ Ed Andrieski, File)

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

1. ARIZONA INMATE DIES 2 HOURS AFTER START OF EXECUTION

The condemned man gasps and snorts as the lethal injection used adds to the scrutiny of the death penalty in the

2. GAZA FIGHTING RAGES AS U.S., OTHERS PUSH FOR END TO VIOLENCE

More war dead as Washington announces signs of progress in cease-fire talks, but prospects for a quick cessation to the hostilities seem distant. Hamas says the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade must be addressed in tandem with a truce.

3. DOZENS OF VICTIMS OF MALAYSIAN JET CRASH ARE LEAVING UKRAINE

Kiev says 51 containers holding bodies and body parts of the Flight 17 passengers are departing for the Netherlands aboard two military transport planes.

4. WHERE GUNMEN ATTACK RESULTS IN 60 DEAD

Militants fire mortar rounds on Iraqi army bases north of Baghdad, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which 52 prisoners and eight soldiers are killed.

5. WHAT CAUSED TAIWAN PLANE CRASH

Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo is suspected to have led to the tragedy that killed 48 people.

6. AP FINDS GOV. RICK PERRY’S PET PROJECT ISN’T ALL IT SEEMS

A closer look at the Texas Emerging Technology Fund, designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the state, reveals that some of the businesses that received money moved away or forfeited their right to do business.

7. SOCIAL SECURITY’S TECHNOLOGY 'BOONDOGGLE'

An internal report reveals that six years and nearly $300 million after embarking on an aggressive plan to replace its outdated computer systems, the agency still can’t say when it will be completed or how much it will cost.

8. COUPLING IN CHINA: IT’S COMPLICATED

Dating, love, and family are topics of the play “The Leftover Monologues,” an amateur production by American journalist Roseann Lake, to be held at a central Beijing arts venue.

9. IN A CAVERN OUT WEST, THE BONES OF NATURAL HISTORY

A new scientific expedition will study remains of thousands of ancient animals that accidentally fell to their deaths in hidden Wyoming cave.

10. WHY IS NLF OWNER STEPPING DOWN

Pat Bowlen, 70, announces that he’s giving up control of the Denver Broncos because of Alzheimer’s disease.

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