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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.
 
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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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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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May 16, 2014 — A 57-year-old was charged with fueling a small blaze that started on Wednesday — one of ten that have engulfed 30 square miles in San Diego County this week.
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May 15, 2014 — Authorities issued an additional 13,000 evacuation notices Thursday afternoon as a 1,000-acre blaze spread out in several directions. It's one of nine brushfires plaguing the area.
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Feb 12, 2014 — City Councilman Kevin Faulconer will fill the seat vacated by disgraced former Mayor Bob Filner, a Democrat. Filner left office after less than a year following sexual harassment allegations from more than a dozen women.
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Aug 22, 2013 — Oh, the place he went. It seems that The Lorax statue taken from the family's property in La Jolla, Calif., last year was left in some think bushes in a nearby canyon. A tip to police led to his recovery.
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Aug 22, 2013 — Democratic Mayor Bob Filner has reached a tentative deal to settle a suit brought by one of the women who accuses him of sexual harassment. Details of the deal, which must be approved by the city council, have not been released. The Union-Tribune, though, says it sets the stage for his departure.
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Aug 14, 2013 — Democratic Mayor Bob Filner is resisting calls to resign following the accounts of women who say he harassed them. Hooters' locations in the city say "women should be treated with respect" and that Filner's not welcome.
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Aug 5, 2013 — Democratic Mayor Bob Filner is starting two weeks of treatment at a behavior counseling clinic. He won't be out of touch while he's receiving behavioral treatment. Aides say Filner will still be getting briefed on developments in the city, and will still be giving orders.
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Aug 1, 2013 — An attorney for Bob Filner says the city failed to meet its legal requirement and therefore should foot the mayor's legal bills.
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Jul 26, 2013 — Four more women — including a retired Navy rear admiral — came forward Thursday to accuse Mayor Bob Filner of unwanted sexual advances. His fellow Democrats have called on Filner to resign.
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Jul 17, 2013 — San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is facing growing calls for his resignation following sexual harassment allegations lodged against him. One of them came from his ex-fiancee.
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