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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 26, 2014, file photo, U.S. Sen. John Walsh speaks to reporters in Helena, Mont. The Democrat's thesis written for the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages that appear to be taken word-for-word from previously published papers. Walsh faces Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines on Nov. 4.(AP Photo/Matt Volz, File)
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. THREE-DAY MIDEAST TRUCE EXPIRES

Gaza militants and Israeli military exchange fire as negotiations in Cairo on a permanent cease-fire and a new border deal hit a deadlock.

2. “AMERICA IS COMING TO HELP”

Obama authorizes U.S. airstrikes if necessary and airdrops of humanitarian aid in northern Iraq to counter advancing Islamic militants.

3. WHO URGES EXTRAORDINARY RESPONSE TO STOP EBOLA SPREAD

Like Polio and Swine Flu before it, the World Health Organization declares the outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency.

4. ISELLE DOWNGRADED TO TROPICAL STORM

Iselle would be the first tropical storm to hit the state in 22 years, and another hurricane – Julio – is following in its path.

5. HOW CRASHES ARE IMPACTING A CARRIER

After twin disasters this year, Malaysia’s state investment company plans to make Malaysia Airlines fully government owned.

6. SENATOR ABANDONS RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

John Walsh, a Democrat from Montana, drops out of the race amid allegations that he plagiarized a college paper.

7. HOMEOWNER CONVICTED OF KILLING UNARMED WOMAN

Jurors reject the claim of a suburban Detroit man who says he feared for his life when he heard the woman pounding on his door in the middle of the night.

8. WHY GM IS RECALLING SUVS FOR THIRD TIME

Water can get into the driver’s side power window control switch and cause a short. The switches can even overheat and catch fire.

9. PISTORIUS TRIAL DOWN TO FINAL ARGUMENTS

The defense lawyer in the double-amputee runner’s murder trial says police may have mishandled evidence where the shooting happened.

10. WHERE TIGER WOODS STANDS IN FINAL MAJOR

Declaring his round not “very good,” the 14-time major winner shoots a 74 at the PGA Championship at Valhalla, nine shots behind leader Lee Westwood.

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