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08/01/2014 03:17 AM
3-day Gaza cease-fire goes into effect

Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, is seen shortly before the start of a proposed cease-fire, Friday, Aug 1, 2014. Palestinian officials say more than 15 Palestinians were killed in Israeli strikes ahead of the planned three-day cease-fire in the Gaza war. The cease-fire was to take effect at 8 a.m. (0500 GMT) Friday, under a deal brokered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the United Nations. During the lull, Egypt is to host indirect talks between Israel and Hamas in Cairo on a more durable truce. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas began observing a three-day Gaza cease-fire on Friday as diplomats worked to broker a lasting truce in a 25-day-old war that has killed more than 1,450 Palestinians, mainly civilians, and more than 60 Israelis, nearly all soldiers.



08/01/2014 03:12 AM
Syrian refugee women face sexual exploitation

In this July 14, 2014 photo, Syrian refugee Umm Jamil looks on at her house in Halba town, northern Lebanon. Jamil, who takes care of her 19-year-old disabled son, said she was falsely accused of prostitution after Lebanese police confused her for another suspected prostitute in her building. Her brief detention left her feeling humiliated and wanting to leave Lebanon, where she said Syrian women are often seen as being sexually promiscuous. (AP Photo/Diaa Hadid)TEL EL-HAYAT, Lebanon (AP) — The Syrian refugee woman huddled in the latest room she calls home, a peeling, run-down place outside a north Lebanese village. The mother of six doesn't know how she'll pay the rent. She's gotten by over the past year by taking a series of lovers who would pay for her housing.



08/01/2014 03:02 AM
Gas blasts kill 25, injure 267 in Taiwanese port

Vehicles are left lie in a destroyed street following multiple explosions from an underground gas leak in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A massive gas leakage early Friday caused five explosions that killed scores of people and injured over 200 in the southern Taiwan port city of Kaohsiung. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUTKAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — At least 25 people were killed and 267 injured when underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday, as they searched for the cause.



08/01/2014 03:00 AM
Your Top Plays for Today

FILE - In this July 25, 2014 file photo, Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price delivers to the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Detroit Tigers added another Cy Young Award winner to their star-studded rotation, acquiring Price from Tampa Bay in a blockbuster deal Thursday, July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide



08/01/2014 02:58 AM
Israel, Palestinian militant groups begin three-day Gaza truce

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announces a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, while in New DelhiBy Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A three-day ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip went into effect on Friday and appeared to be holding, with negotiators due to travel to Cairo to discuss a longer-term solution. The 72-hour break announced in a joint statement by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was the most ambitious attempt so far to end more than three weeks of fighting, and followed mounting international alarm over a rising Palestinian civilian death toll. After the truce began at 1 a.m. EDT (0500 GMT), Gaza's streets began to fill with Palestinian families. In Israel, sirens that have sent tens of thousands running for shelter daily fell silent.



08/01/2014 02:43 AM
Sudanese woman who had faced execution for conversion arrives in U.S
Mariam Yahya Ibrahim arrived in Manchester, New Hampshire, where she has relatives and where she was greeted by a crowd of people from the local Sudanese immigrant community who sang and handed her bunches of flowers. "I can't describe the feeling," said her husband, Daniel Wani, who had traveled with Ibrahim and their two children from Rome, where the couple had been recovering after Ibrahim's release by the Sudanese government. "We are so tired," Wani told reporters at Manchester airport. Since leaving Sudan after her sentence and detention triggered international outrage, Ibrahim had been in Rome, where she met with Pope Francis along with her husband and two children.

08/01/2014 02:40 AM
Quake of 5.5 magnitude strikes near Algerian capital-USGS
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck 9 miles (14 km) southeast of the Algerian capital Algiers on Friday, the United States Geological Survey said. The quake's epicentre was recorded at a relatively shallow depth of 6.2 miles.

08/01/2014 02:35 AM
Steelmaker ArcelorMittal sees US, Europe improving
AMSTERDAM (AP) — ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, says it swung to a profit in the second quarter on higher steel shipments and better margins, and it sees improving markets in the United States and Europe.

08/01/2014 02:30 AM
Tropical Storm Bertha forms in the Atlantic

This NOAA satellite image taken Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10:45 AM EDT shows widely scattered clouds across the Caribbean Basin. A cluster of clouds is present north of Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. A tropical wave is struggling to organize well east of the Lesser Antilles as it tracks westward. (AP Photo/Weather Underground)MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha has formed, becoming the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season.



08/01/2014 02:29 AM
Couple channel grief into retreat for veterans

In this July 16, 2014 photo, Jan and Terry Blumberg, left, talk with Richard and Mary Dunkley during lunch at Blum’s Landing in Ocqueoc Township, Mich. The Blumbergs used benefits and insurance money from their son Trevor's 2003 death in Iraq to help build Blum’s Landing. Now in its third year, the two-story home serves as a retreat for those fighting the war on terror. Veterans can stay at Blum’s Landing free of charge for up to five days. Richard Dunkley earned his family’s stay by serving in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Mike Householder)OCQUEOC TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Before shipping out for Iraq, Army Sgt. Trevor Blumberg asked his father to do two things if he didn't return: Look after his puppy, Scrappy, and "take care of my guys."



08/01/2014 02:26 AM
Ebola patient coming to U.S. as aid workers' health worsens

A health worker removes his protective suit as he emerges from an isolation area at the Medecins sans Frontieres Ebola treatment centre in KailahunBy Julie Steenhuysen and Colleen Jenkins CHICAGO/WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - A U.S. aid worker who was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa will be flown to the United States to be treated in a high-security ward at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, hospital officials said on Thursday. The aid worker, whose name has not been released, will be moved in the next several days to a special isolation unit at Emory. CDC spokeswoman Barbara Reynolds said her agency was working with the U.S. State Department to facilitate the transfer. Reynolds said the CDC was not aware of any Ebola patient ever being treated in the United States, but five people in the past decade have entered the country with either Lassa Fever or Marburg Fever, hemorrhagic fevers similar to Ebola.



08/01/2014 02:13 AM
Colorado to issue driver's licenses to immigrants

Adriana Gaytan, who came to Colorado in 1997 from the Mexican state of Zacatecas, second from left, sits at home with her children who were born in the U.S. from left to right, Osbaldo, 11, Oscar 13, Indhira, 14, and their dog Kissy, in Aurora, Colo., Thursday July 31, 2014. Gaytan will get a drivers license soon, as Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to people who are in the country illegally or have temporary legal status. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a sea change in a state that less than a decade ago passed strict immigration enforcement laws.



08/01/2014 02:11 AM
Colorado considers a new look for edible pot

FILE - In this June 19, 2014, file photo, chef Alex Tretter carries a tray of cannabis-infused peanut butter and jelly cups to the oven for baking at Sweet Grass Kitchen, a well-established Denver-based gourmet marijuana edibles bakery which sells its confections to retail outlets throughout the state. Colorado marijuana regulators have drafted an emergency rule aimed at making it easier for new marijuana users to tell how much pot they are eating. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)DENVER (AP) — Edible marijuana comes with all kinds of warning labels in Colorado. But once those pot brownies and gummy bears are out of the package, they can look identical to straight-laced treats.



08/01/2014 02:11 AM
Israel, Gaza militants start 72-hour ceasefire

An Israeli artillery gun fires a 155 mm shell towards targets in the Gaza Strip from their position near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip on July 31, 2014A 72-hour ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militants went into effect Friday, as a diplomatic push for a more durable end to almost four weeks of bloodshed gained pace. As the humanitarian truce began at 0500 GMT, the skies over the Gaza Strip fell silent, although in the preceeding two hours there was heavy Israeli fire and the sound of outgoing rockets. Earlier, US Secretary of State John Kerry said that once the ceasefire was under way, Israeli and Palestinian representatives, including from Hamas, would begin more durable truce talks in Cairo, in a move confirmed by Egypt. As the truce took hold, Gaza doctor Belal al-Dabour tweeted: "This ceasefire should give us a glimpse on our life for the coming months after Israel destroyed everything.



08/01/2014 02:07 AM
GM boosted June sales with discounts to dealers

FILE - In this May 13, 2014 file photo, an auto worker inspects finished SUVs coming off the assembly line at the General Motors auto plant in Arlington, Texas. As General Motors tackles a safety crisis, a look at its numbers from June show just how intent the company is on keeping new-car sales on the rise during a record spate of safety recalls. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)As General Motors prepares to report monthly sales results on Friday, a look its numbers from June show just how intent the company is on keeping new-car sales on the rise during a record spate of safety recalls.



08/01/2014 02:04 AM
Cantor tells newspaper he'll resign in August

FILE - House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., pauses during a news conference on the payroll tax cut on Capitol Hill on in this Dec. 22, 2011 file photo taken in Washington. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported early Friday Aug. 1, 2014 that Cantor says he will step down Aug. 18 to make sure constituents have a voice during the "consequential" lame-duck session. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.



08/01/2014 01:56 AM
Disappointment, uncertainty after India blocks WTO trade deal

WTO Director-General Azevedo gestures during a news conference on world trade in 2013 and prospect for 2014 in GenevaBy Matt Siegel and Tom Miles SYDNEY/GENEVA (Reuters) - Several member states of the World Trade Organisation voiced frustration after India's demands for concessions on agricultural stockpiling led to the collapse of the first major global trade reform pact in two decades. WTO ministers had already agreed the global reform of customs procedures known as "trade facilitation" in Bali, Indonesia, last December, but were unable to overcome last minute Indian objections and get it into the WTO rule book by the July 31 deadline. "We have not been able to find a solution that would allow us to bridge that gap," WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo told trade diplomats in Geneva, just two hours before the final deadline for a deal lapsed at midnight (2200 GMT Thursday). Most diplomats had expected the pact to be rubber-stamped this week, marking a unique success in the WTO's 19-year history which according to some estimates would add $1 trillion and 21 million jobs to the world economy.



08/01/2014 01:56 AM
Interfaith house of prayer to be built in Berlin

In this Friday, July 4, 2014 photo, the ground of the planned prayer and educational building House of One, is seen in Berlin. House of One will house a Jewish synagogue, a Christian church and a mosque. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)BERLIN (AP) — A rabbi, an imam and a priest start praying together under the same roof. It may sound like the start of a joke, but hopes are high it will become reality in Berlin.



08/01/2014 01:48 AM
Asia stocks dip on Dow drop, China data cuts loss

FILE - This April 22, 2010, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign in front of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks slumped Thursday, July 31, 2014, as investors reacted to disappointing corporate earnings reports and assessed the implications of the approaching end to economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)HONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock markets dipped on Friday following a big sell-off on Wall Street but losses were limited by optimistic reports on China's economy.



08/01/2014 01:25 AM
WWI aviation still alive at aerodrome in New York

David King pilots a War War I-era Fokker DR-1 reproduction tri-plane during an air show at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome on Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Rhinebeck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)RHINEBECK, N.Y. (AP) — There's still a place where buzzing biplanes swoop in pursuit of German triplanes, where pilots in open cockpits let their scarves flutter in the wind.



08/01/2014 01:21 AM
72-hour Gaza truce goes into effect

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - A 72-hour truce agreed by Israel and Gaza militants started Friday at 0500 GMT, with diplomats hoping it will pave the way for a longer-term halt to hostilities.



08/01/2014 01:16 AM
Senate confirms US ambassador to Russia

John Tefft of Va., arrives to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, to be the new U.S. Ambassador to Russia. President Barack Obama's earlier announcement that he is tapping Tefft for the high-profile diplomatic post comes amid a crucial period in U.S.-Russia relations, which have been severely tested over President Vladimir Putin's actions in neighboring Ukraine, among other issues. The U.S. Embassy in Moscow has been without an ambassador since February. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — After a period in limbo with a slew of other nominees to be U.S. diplomats around the world, John Tefft gained Senate confirmation as America's new envoy to Russia.



08/01/2014 01:12 AM
Gaza 72-hour ceasefire period begins
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A 72-hour Gaza ceasefire period began on Friday, the most ambitious attempt so far to end more than three weeks of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Hamas Islamist-dominated enclave. The humanitarian truce, brokered by the United Nations and the United States, went into effect at 1 a.m. EDT (0500 GMT), and was to be lead to talks in Egypt on a longer-term solution. (Writing by Ori Lewis,; Editing by Jeffrey Heller)

08/01/2014 01:03 AM
U.S. job growth seen slowing, but remaining solid in July

Workers work on installing the motherboard to a 32-inch TV at Element Electronics in WinnsboroBy Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth likely cooled a bit in July, but retained enough momentum to suggest the economy remained on solid ground. Still, it would mark the sixth straight month that employment has expanded by more than 200,000 jobs, a stretch last seen in 1997. The unemployment rate likely held at a six year-low of 6.1 percent, but could surprise on the downside after surveys showed Americans becoming more upbeat about jobs. "As long as we have job growth going in the right direction and the labor market tightening up, we are still in a good place," said Robert Dye, chief economist at Comerica in Dallas The economy grew at a 4.0 percent annual pace in the second quarter after shrinking at a 2.1 percent rate in the first three months of year.



08/01/2014 12:56 AM
Leishman leads WGC Bridgestone, Woods four adrift

Marc Leishman of Australia hits off the seventh tee during the first round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club South Course on July 31, 2014 in Akron, OhioAustralia's Marc Leishman fired a six-under par 64 to seize a one-stroke lead in the Bridgestone Invitational with defending champion Tiger Woods four shots back. Leishman had eight birdies and two bogeys at Firestone Country Club and was one stroke in front of England's Justin Rose, South African Charl Schwartzel and American Ryan Moore. It makes this course a lot easier when you're on the fairway," said Leishman, who had top-10 finishes at the US PGA Tour's National and the British Open. Rose, the 2013 US Open champion who turned 34 on Wednesday, had five birdies in his five-under 65.



08/01/2014 12:38 AM
Gas blasts kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwanese port

Vehicles are left lie in a destroyed street following multiple explosions from an underground gas leak in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A massive gas leakage early Friday caused five explosions that killed scores of people and injured over 200 in the southern Taiwan port city of Kaohsiung. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUTKAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — At least 24 people were killed and 271 injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday, as a search for the cause began.



08/01/2014 12:36 AM
Pujols' RBI in 13th lifts Angels over Orioles 1-0

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs follows through on a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)BALTIMORE (AP) — A frustrating night for Albert Pujols had a delightful ending.



08/01/2014 12:35 AM
International probe to begin at MH17 crash site in Ukraine
International experts will attempt Friday to begin a stalled investigation at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as Ukrainian forces threaten to resume their offensive against pro-Russian rebels after a one-day halt. The international probe into the downing of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine inched forward on Thursday as experts risked attack to reach the site for the first time in nearly a week after Kiev announced a halt to its military offensive. A small team of Dutch and Australian experts accompanied by international monitors accessed the vast site of the Malaysia Airlines jet after days of fierce fighting between government forces and rebels had stopped them reaching the area. Dutch police heading up the international probe said the situation around the crash site remained perilous despite the small team managing to access the scene.

08/01/2014 12:34 AM
Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power "Y" shaped juncture where a water rupture occurred, involving two main trunk lines is seen on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles Thursday, July 31, 2014. Work crews have stopped the last of the water gushing from a 30-inch pipe some 30 hours after it burst. Damage costs have yet to be pegged from the rupture of the pipeline that spewed more than 20 million gallons of water in the midst of California's worst drought in decades. The break in the 93-year-old pipe left a swath of the UCLA campus including its basketball arena swamped with water. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the 20 million gallons that inundated the campus.



08/01/2014 12:33 AM
Signed ticket from Gehrig's last game nets $95,600

FILE- In this undated file photo provided by Heritage Auctions, a Yankee Stadium ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on July 4, 1939, the day he retired from baseball, is shown. The ticket was sold at an auction by Heritage Auctions of Dallas, Texas on Thursday, July 31, 2014, for $95,600. (AP Photo/Heritage Auctions, File)NEW YORK (AP) — A ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on the day he retired from baseball sold for $95,600 at an auction on Thursday, and the boxing gloves Muhammad Ali wore in the first of his three fights against Joe Frazier sold for $388,375.



08/01/2014 12:26 AM
Ebola-hit west Africa launches emergency battle plan

A nurse puts up an information sign about Ebola on a wall of a public health center on July 31, 2014 in Monrovia, LiberiaWest Africa's Ebola-hit nations imposed stringent new rules to tackle the world's worst ever outbreak of the tropical virus ahead of a special regional summit Friday to launch an emergency response plan. The leaders of four west African countries -- Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ivory Coast -- meet in the Guinean capital Conakry Friday, along with the head of the World Health Organisation, Margaret Chan, to launch a $100-million joint plan to tackle the epidemic. The meeting comes as US, German and French health authorities issued a warning on Thursday against travel to the three affected countries -- Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone -- to stop the disease spreading to their shores. If you leave behind even one burning ember, one case undetected, it could reignite the epidemic," said Tom Frieden, the chief of the US's top public health body.



08/01/2014 12:21 AM
Heavy Gaza fighting ahead of proposed 3-day truce

Flares light up the sky over Gaza City, Friday Aug. 1, 2014. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy Hamas' tunnel network in the Gaza Strip designed for deadly attacks inside Israel, "with or without a cease-fire." Israel expanded what started July 8 as an aerial campaign against Hamas and widened it into a ground offensive on July 17. Since then, Israel says the campaign has concentrated on destroying cross-border tunnels militants constructed to carry out attacks inside Israeli territory and ending rocket attacks on its cities. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian officials say 17 Palestinians, including 10 members of one family, were killed in Israeli strikes ahead of a planned three-day cease-fire in the Gaza war.



08/01/2014 12:21 AM
Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan

Vehicles are left lie in a destroyed street following multiple explosions from an underground gas leak in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A massive gas leakage early Friday caused five explosions that killed scores of people and injured over 200 in the southern Taiwan port city of Kaohsiung. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUTKAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — At least 24 people were killed and 271 injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday, as a search for the cause began.



08/01/2014 12:21 AM
$11M deal struck to conserve Colorado River basin
DENVER (AP) — Water providers from four western states and the federal government announced an $11 million agreement Thursday to fund projects meant to counteract critically low water levels in the Colorado River basin, which supplies water to about 40 million people in seven states.

08/01/2014 12:06 AM
Solid US job gains expected for 6th straight month
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a host of reports this week pointing to a healthier U.S. economy, analysts expect Friday's monthly jobs report to send a similar message.

08/01/2014 12:00 AM
Today in History
Today is Friday, August 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

07/31/2014 11:58 PM
Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes charges

FILE - In this Wednesday, July 16, 2014, file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas listens to Arab League Secretary General Nabil Elaraby, during their meeting at his residence in Cairo, Egypt. Nearly a month into Israel's fierce assault on Hamas in Gaza, Abbas is facing mounting domestic pressure to seek war crimes charges against Israel at the International Criminal Court. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Nearly a month into Israel's fierce assault on Hamas in Gaza, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is facing mounting domestic pressure to seek war crimes charges against Israel at the International Criminal Court.



07/31/2014 11:54 PM
Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Marshawn Lynch's holdout is over, ending one distraction so far for the Super Bowl champions.

07/31/2014 11:51 PM
'Guardians of the Galaxy' set to take over US theaters

(L-R) Actors Lee Pace, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel at a screening of "Guardians of the Galaxy" in New York on July 29, 2014In the world of superheroes, the ragtag "Guardians of the Galaxy" are a bit less polished than the A-list "Avengers", but they are nevertheless set to conquer US movie theaters this weekend. The latest film featuring heroes from the Marvel universe -- due to hit North American screens on Friday -- is a bit of a risk for Disney, which now owns the stable of comic book characters. Rather than beloved superheroes like Iron Man, Captain America and Thor -- all headliners of successful films and the wildly popular "Avengers" movie -- it features lesser-known adventurers, including a gun-toting raccoon voiced by Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper.



07/31/2014 11:42 PM
At White House gala, Obama honors Special Olympics

Singer Katy Perry performs her song "Roar" at an event for the Special Olympics hosted by President Barack Obama in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)WASHINGTON (AP) — Singers Katy Perry and Stevie Wonder joined other A-list celebrities, world-famous athletes and American legends who donned their best suits and gowns Thursday as President Barack Obama hosted a White House celebration honoring the Special Olympics.



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