- IN PREP: SOCCER: Italian Serie A crests (DUE TODAY)
- IN PREP: SOCCER: French Ligue 1 crests (DUE TODAY)
- IN PREP: SOCCER: Copa Libertadores finals preview (DUE THU)
- IN PREP: SPACE: Perseids and supermoon (107mm, DUE THU)
- MOVED: GN32093 WEST AFRICA: Fears grow of global Ebola outbreak
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- MOVED: GN32087 CYCLING: La Vuelta Teams
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TOGO -- Togo-based airline ASKY has suspended all flights to and from the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone over the worsening Ebola health crisis.
GAZA -- A UN shelter in Jabalia refugee camp was hit on Wednesday, killing 19 people and raising the total number of Palestinians killed to over 1,260.
LONDON -- Originally considered a minor nuisance, the pro-Palestinian campaign for boycotts, divestment and sanctions (known as BDS) is starting to have an impact.
BEIJING -- China plans to extend a railway on the high trans-Himalayan plateau of Tibet to the borders of India, Bhutan and Nepal. The first section opens next month.
LOS ANGELES -- Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel’s tenth blockbuster since forming its own movie studios in 2006, hits screens on July 31.
LOUISVILLE -- The final major of the year – the U.S. PGA Championship – gets under way next Thursday at the Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky.
VATICAN -- Pope Francis visits South Korea on August 14 on his first trip to Asia as pontiff. He will bring a message of peace to the war-divided peninsula.
WASHINGTON -- Two hundred years ago, during the Anglo-American War, Francis Scott Key was inspired to pen the lyrics that became the U.S. national anthem.