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Anger mounts as Gaza toll rises The US and UN condemn the shelling of a UN school housing civilians in Gaza, as Palestinians say Israeli attacks kill more than 100 in the day. Details Ebola: Liberia shuts all schools Liberia's government announced it is closing down all schools across the country and deploying troops to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Details House votes to sue President Obama The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution authorising a lawsuit against the president - unprecedented in US history - for exceeding his powers. Details Argentine debt talks end in failure Argentina and the so-called "hold-out" investors fail to reach an agreement at last-ditch talks, pushing the country towards a default. Details G7 says Russia faces more sanctions The G7 group of economic powers warns President Putin of further sanctions after Russia called new US and EU penalties "destructive and short-sighted". Details Dozens trapped by Indian landslide At least 20 people are killed after a landslide buries more than 40 houses and leaves up to 200 people trapped in a village in western India. Details Nato 'unprepared for Russia threat' Nato is poorly prepared for an attack on a member state by Russia, a group of MPs warns in a report. Details Samsung profit hit by phone slowdown Profits at Samsung Electronics fall 20% in the second quarter, hurt mainly by a slowdown in smartphone sales and a strong Korean currency. Details Somali 'killed for not wearing veil' Militant Islamists in Somalia have shot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say. Details Six dead in Nigeria college blast At least six people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a college in northern Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, witnesses say. Details US bridge to get anti-suicide fence A major span between New York City and New Jersey will be getting safety fence designed to prevent suicides, after an increase in deaths this year. Details Hollywood rallies to save celluloid Movie directors including Quentin Tarantino and JJ Abrams lead an attempt to save the last Kodak factory that manufactures physical film stock. Details Flying axe near-miss on US motorway A US vehicle passenger is "shaken up" after an axe flew off the back of a lorry on a motorway and crashed midway through a windshield, police say. Details