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At least 15 dead in Israeli shelling of Gaza school- Health Ministry7/24/2014 7:23:17 PMGAZA/JERUSALEM - Israeli forces shelled a U.N.-run school sheltering Palestinians in the northern Gaza strip, the Gaza health ministry said on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and raising the conflict's death toll to nearly 750.Russia says will cooperate with MH17 probe led by Netherlands7/24/2014 7:13:21 PMKUALA LUMPUR - Russia will cooperate with the investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner a week ago and is satisfied that the Netherlands, rather than Ukraine, is leading the effort, the country's ambassador to Malaysia said on Thursday.Missing Air Algerie plane from Burkina Faso has crashed: Algerian official7/24/2014 7:32:25 PMALGIERS - An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said.U.S. jobless claims lowest since early 2006; new home sales tumble7/24/2014 7:22:09 PMWASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in nearly 8-1/2 years last week, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining traction.GM's profit falls on recall costs, victims' compensation fund7/24/2014 6:44:51 PMDETROIT - General Motors Co reported a much lower second-quarter profit on Thursday due to numerous recalls and the expected cost of at least $400 million for a compensation fund for those killed or injured by a defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths.Record North America profit boosts Ford results; shares rise7/24/2014 6:28:15 PMDEARBORN Mich. - Ford Motor Co reported second-quarter operating earnings that beat expectations thanks to record profit in North America, boosting its shares more than 1 percent in early trading.European court says CIA ran secret jail in a Polish forest7/24/2014 4:04:47 PMWARSAW - The CIA ran a secret jail on Polish soil, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday, piling pressure on Poland, one of Washington's closest allies, to break its long silence about the global programme for detaining al Qaeda suspects.GSK seeks approval for world's first malaria vaccine7/24/2014 5:00:01 PMLONDON - GlaxoSmithKline said on Thursday it is applying for regulatory approval for the world's first vaccine against malaria, designed for children in Africa.Russian court finds Putin foes guilty of inciting mass riots7/24/2014 4:09:46 PMMOSCOW - A Russian court found two protest leaders guilty of inciting mass riots on Thursday in a case that the opposition sees as part of a clampdown on President Vladimir Putin's foes while all eyes are on Ukraine.Taiwan launches inquiry into plane crash that killed 487/24/2014 5:11:46 PMTAIPEI - Taiwan authorities launched an investigation on Thursday into the crash of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane in which 48 people were killed with the weather expected to be a factor in the inquiry.