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President Barack Obama pauses as he speak in Edgartown, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, about the killing of American journalist James Foley by militants with the Islamic State extremist group. The president said the US will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley. Obama said the entire world is "appalled" by Foley's killing. The president says he spoke Wednesday with Foley's family and offered condolences. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Attorney General Eric Holder stops to shake hands with a patron at Drake's Place Restaurant, before his meeting with local community leaders, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. Holder arrived in Missouri on Wednesday, a small group of protesters gathered outside the building where a grand jury could begin hearing evidence to determine whether a Ferguson police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown should be charged in his death. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 6, 2012 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, shakes hands with Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal, right, as the then Emir of Qatar, Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, looks on after signing an agreement in Doha, Qatar. The explosions rocking the Gaza Strip may seem far removed from the flashy cars and skyscrapers of ultra-rich Qatar, but efforts to end fighting between Hamas and Israel could hinge on how the tiny Gulf state wields its influence over a militant group with few friends left. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal, File)
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Smoke, dust and debris rise after an Israeli strike hit Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
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Female supporters of Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan shout slogans during a protest in Islamabad's high-security "Red Zone," in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Pakistan’s powerful army chief Gen. Rasheel Sharif asked the government to hold negotiations with protesters to settle a mass demonstration outside parliament, officials said. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
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FILE - This Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 file photo shows a Bank of America sign in Philadelphia. Officials familiar with the deal say Bank of America on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 has reached a record $17 billion settlement with federal and state authorities over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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FILE - This Feb. 4, 2014, file photo shows Adm. John M. Richardson, director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, as he speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon. At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
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In this Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 photo, a Chinese boy eats instant noodles at the waiting lounge of the south train station in Beijing. China is the world’s largest instant noodle market, according to World Instant Noodles Association, although its per capita consumption pales in comparison to South Korea’s. The food is often a low-end option for Chinese people short of money, time or cooking facilities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
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In this Thursday, Aug. 1, 2014, photo, Toby Rafique, 6, left, of Dallas, fights for the ball during a soccer camp held by FC Barcelona in Miami. European clubs like Barcelona, Liverpool and Arsenal have long sent coaches to work at U.S. summer camps, but now some are opening year-round U.S. academies aimed at finding new talent but also to expand their fan bases. This is part of a number of initiatives of major teams to grow their brands in the U.S. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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

1. OFFICIALS: RESCUE MISSION FAILED

Obama sent special forces to Syria this summer to save Americans held by the Islamic State, but they failed to locate any – including journalist James Foley.

2. HOLDER VISITS FERGUSON, DESCRIBES OWN RUN-INS WITH POLICE

The U.S. attorney general tells community leaders of the humiliation he felt after having his car searched after he was twice pulled over in New Jersey.

3. WHOSE HAND MAY HAVE TORPEDOED GAZA TRUCE

Some Palestinian and Israeli officials say Qatar pressured Hamas to reject a lasting ceasefire to undermine Egypt’s efforts in that regard.

4. ISRAELI AIR STRIKE DEALS BLOW TO HAMAS

Three senior military leaders in the militant Palestinian group are killed in a raid in southern Gaza with scores more thought buried under the rubble of a four-story building.

5. PAKISTAN OFFICIALS HOLD TALKS WITH PROTESTERS

The government wants to find a “win-win” solution for demonstrations that are besieging parliament and demanding the prime minister’s resignation over alleged election fraud.

6. BIG BANK AGREES TO BIG SETTLEMENT

Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion deal with the government to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, officials say.

7. NAVY BOOTS 34 FOR CHEATING

The AP’s Robert Burns reports that the sailors are being kicked out of the service for their roles in a cheating ring at a nuclear power training site.

8. SOUTH KOREANS DEFEND NOODLES FOR THEIR INSTANT GRATIFICATION

The world’s largest consumers of ramen are spurning a U.S. study that links the beloved fast-food staple to some risks for heart disease.

9. EUROPE’S TOP SOCCER TEAMS SEARCH FOR TALENT AMONG U.S. KIDS

As Americans’ appetite for the sport grows, international clubs seek to increase their fan base and find the next Leo Messi in places like South Florida.

10. WHERE LGBT TOURISTS ARE BEING LURED

Las Vegas is making sure the LGBT community knows it is welcome in the world’s marriage mecca–even if gay marriage is still banned in Nevada.

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