updated 9:30 PM EDT, Wed July 23, 2014

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FAA rescinds ban on US flights to Tel Aviv
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Real homeless people tell their stories on cardboard signs http://t.co/8by5U6npkf
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Ukraine Amb. to U.S. op-ed for CNN: This tragedy is Russia's fault http://t.co/AyKAYtA6ss
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POTUS at Shonda Rhimes fundraiser said Dems ask: "What happened to Nancy Pelosi?" Obama replied "what happened is ya'll didn't vote."
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I bought a fancy @BonavitaWorld coffee maker based on @wirecutter's @mattbuchanan review. Here's what happened next: https://t.co/oqlx5jmSSV
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Christie: “It doesn't mean that Colorado's not a great place...It would be greater if you didn't legalize marijuana.” http://t.co/pQ61gWN5ZT
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Cruz: "I will hold all State Department nominees until questions are answered about Israeli flight ban" http://t.co/qbAL3sLymf
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If you missed the extraordinarily moving return of 40 coffins to the Netherlands today we have extensive coverage on #AC360 8-10pm
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Sounding Rand Paul-esque, Christie (in CO) said GOP must "campaign in places where we're uncomfortable" in order to win minority voters
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"We knew about that rocket...but bc...it wasn't going to hit inside the airport, we let it through." http://t.co/Z2ij9klhmZ
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White House says Pres. Obama aboard Air Force One spoke by phone with Sec. of State Kerry about efforts to work out a cease fire
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.@WalterIsaacson's latest The Innovators scores glowing review from Kirkus https://t.co/AXSygdbga9
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Blinken hints FAA to soon re-open flights to Israel, telling Wolf "confident they will get to yes on this."
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At 91, Bob Dole isn’t giving up on global disability rights treaty http://t.co/5zV8JfhMJr http://t.co/bUTNZ4eqYq
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Sen. @marcorubio decries “growing intolerance” against same-sex marriage opponents http://t.co/ehtJqAKOMF http://t.co/sd6528cMGu
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Georgia Senate general election race kicks into high gear minutes after Perdue's GOP victory http://t.co/iY5gyuel7a http://t.co/FTb52xBWUV
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“We're not rebuilding, we're reloading.” White House names @Schultz44 deputy press secretary http://t.co/T5DeSXbbfj http://t.co/78dieE2Q34
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Oregon could become the third state to legalize pot http://t.co/lMClGcT3zr http://t.co/ONBjMFgw5A
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The FAA extends its ban on U.S. airlines' flights to and from Tel Aviv for another 24 hours http://t.co/kaXmeDpH88
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Michael Bloomberg is in Israel to protest FAA ban. His interview with @WolfBlitzer airs at 5pm ET on @CNNSitroom http://t.co/QZ7EwTt42E
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CNN projects David Perdue beats Rep. Jack Kingston in close Georgia GOP Senate primary runoff: http://t.co/IYz85JZ4x6 http://t.co/45AqTmftKE
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Meet Rand Paul’s friends on the other side of the aisle: http://t.co/WNSTQnKAod http://t.co/rKDKi5MF6p
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Need a refresher about the crisis in Ukraine? Here's a great explainer from @JimSciutto: http://t.co/5uGdARt8SJ http://t.co/bUAi6HRkmH
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Have questions about Rick Perry’s border plan? So did we. Here are the answers: http://t.co/x0SiQ5hgyz http://t.co/cJggC4xzC2
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Sarah Palin gets speeding ticket while listening to Sammy Hagar's "I Can't Drive 55" http://t.co/17mfjKeILT http://t.co/iFbSoK59IX
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Government Agency tweets about Kardashians, baffles lawmakers http://t.co/3BJCbamZbY http://t.co/tXrEyX8uTN
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