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Lead Editor: James daSilva

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Officials: Israelis, Palestinians agree to Gaza cease-fire


  • Reuters
  • Voice of America

Senior Palestinian officials say that Egypt has helped craft a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinians. Read More

Lockheed partners with Australian firm to track space debris


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Lockheed Martin has partnered with Electro Optic Systems Holdings Ltd., based in Australia, to design a system to track space debris. "There are up to 200 threats a day identified for orbiting satelli… Read More

Mo. city council delays meeting to find bigger space


  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Ferguson, Mo., City Council has postponed a meeting because of space constraints. As it searches for a larger venue, the city is distributing comment cards to residents and creating an online foru… Read More