World: In Iraq militants keep making gains against government troops and are advancing slowly on Baghdad. The U.S. is positioning assets (ships, planes, and troops) just in case they are needed. Iran is still considering sending help (which means they could be on the same side as the U.S.). In Israel, 80 Palestinians were arrested as the search for the three kidnapped girls continues. Israel also conducted more airstrikes in Gaza in reaction to more rockets being fired into Israel from Gaza. In Ukraine the government declared a day of mourning over the 49 soldiers killed when their plane was shot down by separatists. In Asia tensions are still high across the east China sea. Besides the usual crimes and tragedies. there were no other new major developments across the world today.
U.S.: It was a calm Saturday across the U.S. Besides the usual crimes, tragedies, and trivialities, there were no new major developments.
It was another day in the coming economic storm.
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