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U.S., UN announce Gaza cease-fire
NEW DELHI — The United States and United Nations are announcing that Israel and Hamas have agreed to a humanitarian cease-fire to start Friday morning for 72 hours.

Updated 15 minutes ago
Mud Hens pitcher arraigned in assault case
DETROIT — Minor league pitcher Evan Reed says he passed a polygraph test earlier this year after he was accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown Detroit hotel.

Updated 16 minutes ago
UT announces presidential search committee
The University of Toledo announced today the members of a presidential search committee that will be charged with finding a permanent replacement for Dr. Lloyd Jacobs.

Published 28 minutes ago
Congress races to finish VA, highway bills
WASHINGTON — Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break with no agreement in sight on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking illegally to the United States.

Updated 1 hour ago
Stocks plunge, wiping out July gains
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks had their worst one-day drop since February as traders worried about weak corporate earnings and the looming end of economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve.

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Gas explosions kill 15, injure 228 in Taiwan
TAIPEI, Taiwan — A series of gas explosions on the streets of a southern Taiwanese city killed 15 people and injured 228 others late Thursday night, authorities said.

Updated 2 hours ago
Twitter: Gov't requests for user data increased
NEW YORK — Twitter says government requests for user data grew sharply in the past six months as more countries asked for a greater amount of information about users.

Updated 2 hours ago
Mich. students may opt out of animal dissection
LANSING, Mich. — The State Board of Education is urging Michigan school districts to let students opt out of animal dissection for moral, ethical, religious or other reasons.

Updated 2 hours ago
WWE Network nets 700K subscribers
WWE is set to make its deep vault of classic matches on its video-streamed network available around the globe.

Updated 3 hours ago
Toledo abortion clinic’s license revoked
The Ohio Department of Health has issued an order to revoke the license of Toledo’s only remaining abortion clinic effective Aug. 12.