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Palestinians gather around the rubble of a destroyed house following Israeli strikes in the Rafah refugee camp, Southern Gaza Strip, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

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Ukrainian soldiers evacuate a wounded comrade close to Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. The rebel stronghold 20 kilometers from the Russian border has been under siege for 19 days, lacking basic amenities like running water or electricity. (AP Photo/Petro Zadorozhnyy)
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President Barack Obama speaks 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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Hearses carrying victims' bodies of the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 leaves Bunga Raya Complex at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July have arrived in Kuala Lumpur, the first repatriation of victims from the flight to the country. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2014 file photo, a Los Angeles Police officer wears an on-body camera during a demonstration for media in Los Angeles. The fatal police shooting of the unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo. has prompted calls for more officers to wear so-called "body cameras," simple, lapel-mounted gadgets that record the interactions between the public and law enforcement. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
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In this Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 photo, farmer Ben Torpey, of Greene, R.I., loads a crate of zephyr squash into a truck at Scratch Farm in Cranston, R.I. Across New England, the number of farms has grown by 5 percent since 2007, contrary to the national trend. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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In this Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 photo, farmer Adiya, right, stands in front of a pond of waste water near a state-of-the-art power plant that turns millions of tons of coal every year into methane in northern China's Inner Mongolia province. As a boy growing up there, Adiya could ride his horse through waist-high grass for miles without meeting another person. Now, the 32-year-old says he stays indoors some mornings because of the industrial stench. Since the plant started running in December, it has obscured the blue skies above Adiya’s home with smoke while black pools of wastewater have turned up in the grasslands. “I only wish they could build this factory in Beijing,” said Adiya, who uses only one name, as is Mongolian custom. (AP Photo/Jack Chang)
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In this Aug. 13, 2014 photo, a man stands in the middle of the Firstkontact Center, a call center in the northern border city of Tijuana, Mexico. Many Mexicans deported under U.S. President Barack Obama are finding employment in call centers in Tijuana and other border cities. In perfect English, some don’t even speak Spanish, they talk to American consumers who buy gadgets and gizmos, have questions about warrantees and complain about overdue deliveries. The call center industry has prospered in Mexican border cities as deportations spiked under U.S. President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Alex Cossio)
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This Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 photo shows boxes of Jell-O on a shelf at a store in Vauxhall, N.J. Despite its enduring place in pop culture, sales of Jell-O have tumbled 19 percent from five years ago, with alternatives such as Greek yogurt surging in poularity. (AP Photo/Dan Goodman)
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In this Sept. 8, 2012, photo, a beer sits atop a garbage can as Minnesota college football fans fans cheer a first quarter play against New Hampshire at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. A growing number of schools are capitalizing on fans' taste for the suds by bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones.(AP Photo/The Star Tribune, David Joles)

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

1. HAMAS KILLS 11 SUSPECTED INFORMERS FOR ISRAEL

A Gaza security official says the 11 men had previously been sentenced by Gaza courts.

2. RUSSIAN AID CONVOY DRIVES INTO UKRAINE

The first trucks cross the Ukrainian border, seemingly without Kiev’s approval, after more than a week’s delay amid suspicions the mission was being used as a cover for an invasion by Moscow.

3. WHY OBAMA FACES COUNTERTERROR DILEMMA

The president may continue helping Iraqi forces to reverse the Islamic State’s land grabs, but extremist might also pull back into Syria and regroup.

4. BODIES FROM FLIGHT 17 CRASH ARRIVE IN MALAYSIA

The government urges people to wear black and observe a minute of silence to honor those who died when the Malaysia Airlines aircraft was shot down over Ukraine in July.

5. FERGUSON FALLOUT SPURS CALL FOR POLICE 'BODY CAMS'

Proponents say the devices add a new level of accountability to law-enforcers’ work. Still, there are drawbacks.

6. NEW ENGLAND’S YOUNG HAVE NEW CAREER CHOICE

As new farms are popping up and the local food movement is spreading across the region, young people are choosing crops over cubicles.

7. CHINA’S ENERGY REVOLUTION HOLDS CLIMATE CHANGE RISKS

The country’s gas boom threatens to spew heat-trapping carbon dioxide as the world tries to curb emissions.

8. WHERE DEPORTED MEXICANS FIND NEW LIFE

Many of them take refuge in booming call centers that cater to American consumers.

9. JELL-O LOSES ITS JIGGLE

Despite its enduring place in pop culture, the sales of the dessert have tumbled 19 percent in the past four years and efforts to revitalize them have been a flop.

10. HOW SOME SCHOOLS ARE QUENCHING THIRST FOR REVENUE

Athletic departments are opening taps in college football stadiums that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones.

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