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U.S. lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war on Thursday with the lifting of a U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, while continued fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700.


Kiwi sinks as central bank signals rate halt, China PMI lifts Aussie

TOKYO/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The New Zealand dollar skidded to a six-week low on Thursday after the country's central bank switched to a wait-and-see stance following its fourth straight rate hike, while its Australian peer rose after a survey showed China's factory sector expanded at its fastest pace in 18 months.


Somerhalder, Reed plead for dog rescue

Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed are asking fans for help rescuing a pit bull.

The Vampire Diaries star, who has been romantically linked to the Twilight actress for several weeks, is also a well-known philanthropist.


U.S. health insurers to pay $330 million in premium rebates

(Reuters) - U.S. health insurers will send out about $330 million in rebates to employers and individuals this summer under President Barack Obama's healthcare law, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Thursday.


Athletics 9, Astros 7

Athletics 9, Astros 7: All-Star Yoenis Cespedes belted a pair of homers and drove in five runs as host Oakland withstood a late comeback attempt to snap a three-game losing streak against Houston.


SK Hynix sees chip sales slowing, posts dip in second-quarter profit

SEOUL (Reuters) - SK Hynix Inc., the world's second-biggest memory chipmaker, on Thursday said shipment growth would slow in the third quarter as it posted its first drop in quarterly profit in two years, casting doubt on medium-term revenue growth.

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