Here's the latest news for Wednesday, July 9th: Israel steps up Gaza Strip offensive; Japan typhoon downgraded to storm; Former New Orleans mayor sentenced to 10 years in prison; Fan club revives Haitian tradition of machete fencing.
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Here's the latest news for July 7th: Israeli suspects confess to murder of Palestinian teen; a magnitude 6.9 earthquake jolts a wide area of southern Mexico; the Pope asks for forgiveness; and Nelly the elephant predicts winner in World Cup semi-final
Here's the latest news for Friday, July 4th: Arthur weakens as it heads up east coast; Clashes erupt as Palestinians bury teen; Obama touts immigration at citizenship ceremony; Joey Chestnut wins hot dog eating contest, again.
Here's the latest news for Wednesday, July 2nd: Militant suspect in Benghazi attack remains in U.S. custody; Tropical Storm Arthur churns off Florida coast; NASA launches satellite to track CO2; Elephant predicts Germany's next World Cup win.
Shia LaBeouf treated for alcoholism; Robin Williams pursues ongoing 12-step treatment; Monty Python delight fans at opening of new shows in London.