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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Good Morning, News!

Posted by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey on Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 9:29 AM

GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! Someone, someone's done you wrong. You thought that your love was strong. Now you're feelin' like such a fool. LET'S GO TO PRESS.

The tenuous cease fire in Gaza continues to hold steady today, though Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is taking serious flack for the Palestinian death toll.

While Obama has spent much of his time in office trying to extricate the US from, and avoid, open-ended foreign wars, the murdering militants of ISIS are forcing his hand.

Another American has been kidnapped by ISIS in Syria—this time a 26-year-old woman doing humanitarian aid work.

Meanwhile, an American man believed to be fighting alongside ISIS in Syria has been killed, though reports are extremely sketchy.

And here's something not so surprising: The UN has declared that Syria and ISIS are both guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

An Air Force jet crashes in the mountains of Virginia—the fate of the pilot is unknown.

A shooting instructor in Arizona is killed by a 9-year-old girl who was trying to learn how to shoot an Uzi. Nice job, parents!

Locally four people drown in a terrible accident in Oregon's Hagg Lake—possibly attempting to rescue one of the swimmers.

Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: Sunny and hot again today, but a cooling trend brings showers by the weekend.

And finally, let's end the Mercury's Pet Week with this video celebrating dogs in adorably cute costumes—WHO AREN'T VERY HAPPY ABOUT IT.

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