The Brief

Missing Malaysia Plane

What to Know About the New Malaysia Airlines Clue

An Australian official has warned not to jump to conclusions about a 9-by-3-ft. piece of flotsam that washed up on the French island of Reunion, a discovery many are saying may be debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

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Republicans Debate the Best Way to Debate Trump

Begrudgingly, Donald Trump’s rivals recognize they cannot continue to shrug him off. Republican presidential candidates are trying to figure out how to treat Trump at the upcoming debate, and may have to treat him like a real candidate

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Uber Wants Your Parents to Be Drivers

Agism might be rampant in Silicon Valley, but some of the Bay Area's leading companies are now actively trying to engage the senior crowd, recognizing the huge potential of experienced workers and responsible adults

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Jewish Man Stabs 6 at Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabbed six at Jerusalem's annual gay pride parade, Israeli police and witnesses said. The alleged attacker, Yishai Schlissel, was recently released from prison after being jailed for another stabbing at a gay pride parade in 2005

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U.S. Economy Bounces Back from Weak 2015 Start

The Commerce Department said the gross domestic product grew at a 2.3 percent annual rate in the 3 months from April to June. It also said GDP in the first quarter grew 0.6 percent instead of shrinking at a 0.2 percent pace

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Hillary Clinton Losing Strength in New National Polling

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's poll numbers are continuing to fall six weeks after setting her candidacy into high gear, according to a new poll. Clinton has seen an erosion in public approval across nearly every key metric

Jeremy Clarkson in London in 2012.

Jeremy Clarkson and Top Gear Team Sign Deal With Amazon

Jeremy Clarkson and is fellow Top Gear presenters announced that they have signed a deal with Amazon to produce a new motoring show after Clarkson was fired by the BBC earlier this year following a violent drunken altercation with his producer

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Nigeria Frees More than 50 People From Boko Haram

The military raided two jihadist camps in Bornoas part of an ongoing offensive against the group, rescuing 29 women, 25 children and five elderly men from the camps. A spokesperson for the Nigerian army said that some Boko Haram members were killed in the process