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July 31, 2014 | NPR · Tens of thousands of displaced Gazans face skyrocketing prices for limited water supplies, and severely disrupted electricity service. As well, long lines are developing for staples like bread.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Christian Science Monitor reporter Christa Case Bryant tells Renee Montagne why the Israeli army is finding Hamas a more formidable foe now than during the 2009 war.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Oklahoma is experiencing more earthquakes, and some scientists say they're caused by wastewater disposal wells. Linda Wertheimer learns more from energy reporter Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.
 

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July 30, 2014 | NPR · An explosion rocked a crowded Gaza market during what was expected to be a lull in the fighting. Earlier in the day a United Nations school was hit by what U.N. officials say was Israeli artillery fire, killing at least 15 people. Meanwhile, rocket fire from Gaza continues to be fired into Israel.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · Hamas militants are using tunnels in and out of Gaza to strike inside Israel. Israelis are questioning how the tunnels grew to be so complex and why the military hasn't been able to shut them down.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Jul 25, 2014 — The Netherlands, which lost 193 of its citizens in the shoot-down of the Malaysia Airlines flight, is also negotiating to send 40 unarmed police to the site in eastern Ukraine.
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Jul 17, 2014 — The tax was imposed on about 350 of the nation's top polluters under the country's previous center-left government.
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Jul 8, 2014 — The government told a court hearing that it would give 72 hours' notice before transferring the 153 asylum seekers to their home country. Australia said Monday it had transferred 41 others at sea.
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Jul 7, 2014 — The transfer at sea was condemned because those returned could face persecution. Australia's High Court granted an interim injunction to block the return of 153 other asylum seekers to Sri Lanka.
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Jun 17, 2014 — Australia has a long, dark history of racial discrimination against the Aborigines. A cooking and hospitality program tries to help youth discover their culture and build confidence and competence.
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Jun 3, 2014 — According to a detective, the crimes sound like the work of an "organized syndicate" that might be specifically targeting the interlocking toys.
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May 13, 2014 — Health, education and foreign aid would all take a hit under the proposal, but defense would see an increase and small- to medium-size businesses would get a tax cut.
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Apr 30, 2014 — A marine exploration firm says it has found what may be debris from the missing plane in the Bay of Bengal. But the head of search efforts off Australia says his team is "looking in the right place."
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Apr 28, 2014 — Prime Minister Tony Abbott says it's time to concentrate on searching the seafloor, but he acknowledges that at this point, it is possible nothing from MH370 will ever be found.
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Apr 24, 2014 — A large piece of metal was found this week along the coast of western Australia. But authorities are convinced it is not debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared on March 8.
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