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Fire sweeps through Miami-Dade classic-car dealership

Fire swept through a classic-car warehouse early Thursday.

  • Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

    Authorities say a flight operated by Air Algerie carrying 110 passengers and a crew of six has disappeared from the radar on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers.

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U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, left, speaks with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki during a meeting in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The UN chief is expected to urge politicians there to form a new government quickly. Al-Maliki is facing growing calls for his resignation as disgruntled Sunnis say they do not believe he will give them a greater voice in the government.

    Iraq: Attack on prisoner convoy kills 60 people

    Gunmen attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad on Thursday, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which scores of prisoners and eight soldiers were killed, brutally underscoring Iraq's instability as lawmakers convened to elect a new president.

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Israeli soldiers carry wounded soldier to a helicopter near the Israel and Gaza border Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade in the face of U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.

    Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts

    Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade amid U.S. efforts to broker a cease-fire.

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A survivor of the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 crashed on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, is transferred to Kaohsiung from Penghu Hospital in Penghu, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said Thursday. (AP Photo) TAIWAN OUT

    Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

    Stormy weather trailing behind a typhoon was the likely cause of a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48 people on board and injured 10 on the plane and five on the ground, the airline said Thursday.

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Indians stand on top of a bus that was crushed when a train crashed into it in Medak district in the southern Indian state of Telangana, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Twelve children were killed Thursday when a train crashed into a school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in southern India, police said. There are hundreds of unmanned crossings across the country, especially in remote areas.

    18 children, 1 man die in train-bus crash in India

    Eighteen children were killed Thursday when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in southern India, police said.

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A arrivals flight board displays various canceled and delayed flights in Ben Gurion International airport a day after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration imposed a 24-hour restriction on flights after a Hamas rocket landed Tuesday within a mile of the airport, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew into Israel's main airport Wednesday despite a Federal Aviation Administration ban in an apparent sign of his determination to achieve a cease-fire agreement in the warring Gaza Strip despite little evidence of progress in ongoing negotiations.

    FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

    The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban Wednesday on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.

  • City of Miami

    Miami commission to vote Thursday on tax cap

    Barring an unlikely tax hike, the fate of Mayor Tomás Regalado’s budget may again come down to a debate over savings, safety and salaries.

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Chip Iglesias

    Miami-Dade County

    Exit at County Hall: Miami-Dade mayor loses top deputy

    Deputy Mayor Chip Iglesias’ resignation comes days after Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s chief of staff also stepped down.

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