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Venice, Italy

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Vladimir Putin, acting out of resentment and fury toward the West and the leaders in Kiev, has fanned a kind of prolonged political frenzy, both in Russia and among his confederates in Ukraine, that serves his immediate political needs but that he can no longer easily calibrate and control.
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Washington Burning: Wildfires tear through 100 homes
(Photo: Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review via AP)
A cluster of four wildfires burning in north-central Washington had left nearly 100 destroyed homes in its wake and swelled to more than 260 square miles by Friday morning, according to officials.

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Washington Burning: Wildfires tear through 100 homes

(Photo: Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review via AP)

A cluster of four wildfires burning in north-central Washington had left nearly 100 destroyed homes in its wake and swelled to more than 260 square miles by Friday morning, according to officials.

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58k Gaza kids hit by ‘death, injury or loss of home’ in 10 days
(Photo: Nadolu Agency via Getty Images)
The Gaza conflict is taking its toll on tens of thousands of children, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs warned Friday.

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58k Gaza kids hit by ‘death, injury or loss of home’ in 10 days

(Photo: Nadolu Agency via Getty Images)

The Gaza conflict is taking its toll on tens of thousands of children, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs warned Friday.

Ukraine: 186 bodies found during MH17 site search

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JUST IN: Ukraine’s Security Council says the country’s emergencies ministry has found 186 bodies in a search around the site of the MH17 crash.

Explorations were conducted around 18 square kilometres of a total 25 square kilometres, officials said.

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The photographer Gaston Lacombe offers a look at the thriving population of Adélie penguins during the summer in Antarctica: http://nyr.kr/1qZcRjC
Photograph by Gaston Lacombe.

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The photographer Gaston Lacombe offers a look at the thriving population of Adélie penguins during the summer in Antarctica: http://nyr.kr/1qZcRjC

Photograph by Gaston Lacombe.

TRIP OUT OF MILAN - PISA

The Leaning Tower of Pisa or simply the Tower of Pisa is the campanile, or freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt to one side


Pisa, Italy 

Pisa, Italy 

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Legendary actor James Garner dies
AP: Oscar-nominated movie and TV legend James Garner has died, Los Angeles police confirm, adding that he died of natural causes aged 86 
Photo: Veteran actor James Garner, seen in 2009 file photo taken in Los Angeles (Nick Ut/AP Photo)

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Legendary actor James Garner dies

AP: Oscar-nominated movie and TV legend James Garner has died, Los Angeles police confirm, adding that he died of natural causes aged 86 

Photo: Veteran actor James Garner, seen in 2009 file photo taken in Los Angeles (Nick Ut/AP Photo)

Israel, Palestine mark deadliest day so far in conflict

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New York TimesThe Israeli military says 13 soldiers were killed in Gaza fighting on Sunday, while the Palestinian Health Ministry reported 87 Palestinians died Sunday. The two reported death tolls mark the deadliest day so far.

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