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	An Israeli fire fighter walks past destroyed vehicles following a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip that hit a gas station in the city of Ashdod in southern Israel on July 11,2014. A rocket fired from Gaza hit a petrol station in southern Israel, causing a huge explosion and injuring three people, the army and medics said

Gaza rockets penetrate Israel's 'iron dome'

Hamas says it's ready for a long battle with Israel.

But the U.S. has offered to step in and negotiate a cease-fire.

John Boehner, Barack Obama

The gloves are off

President Obama and house speaker John Boehner are using microphones to yell at each other.

Yesterday, Boehner blamed the president for the thousands of children crossing into U.S. without parents.

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Daily speed feed: Friday, July 11, 2014

Today's must-see, must-share stories as seen on Morning Express with Robin Meade:

Hot car death: Report: Mom has left Georgia
- Leanna Harris seen in Tuscaloosa

Griffin Furlong spent years in homelessness but still graduated as Valedictorian at First Coast High with a 4.6 G.P.A.

A+: Homeless valedictorian aces 'big moment'

Being a teenager is tough enough, but for Griffin Furlong it was one heck of a ride. 

At the age of 6, Furlong lost his mother to leukemia, and soon after he, his father and brother became homeless. The family lived in a shelter in Kentucky before moving to Jacksonville, Florida, only to bounce around from hotels to homes of extended family and friends.

Griffin Furlong spent time homeless, but graduated as valedictorian from his high school

My Big Moment: Homless teen is Valedictorian

A teen who spent most of his childhood on the streets, managed to graduate high school with honors.

Thanks to his big moment, Griffin Furlong has a bright future.

File photo: Study says Apples may help improve a woman's libido

Study: Apples may make ladies enjoy sex more

Watch Bleacher Report anchor Andy Scholes squirm in the hot seat as Robin Meade and Jennifer Westhoven react to a study that claims apples may have a rousing effect of the female libido. 

Today's must-see, must-share stories: Speed feed: Thursday, July 10, 2014

Actress Mindy Kaling and tv personality Carson Daly speak onstage at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations at Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on July 10, 2014 in North Hollywood, California.

'Thrones' is king of Primetime Emmy nominations

TV's most talked about shows are up for Emmy Awards.

The nominees were announced live by Actress Mindy Kaling and tv personality Carson Daly during Morning Express with Robin Meade today.

Twerking teacher

Teacher accused of twerking for students

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Today's must-see, must-share stories: Speed feed: Thursday, July 10, 2014

J.Crew introduces size triple zero

'Vanity sizing' run amok? Try on a size '000'

J.Crew is getting called out by people who say 'vanity sizing' is out of control.

In order to make people feel better about the sizes they are trying on, the entire retail industry has started to size things differently. This year's size 4 would have been a 6 or an 8 a few years ago.

Donald sterling called his wife a pig to her face, right after she got off the stand in their court fight over the L.A. Clippers.

Sterling calls wife a pig to her face in court

Donald sterling called his wife a pig to her face, right after she got off the stand in their court fight over the L.A. Clippers.

Just the day before, he was calling her beautiful and intelligent!

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