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FILE - This Oct. 29, 1977 file photo shows Eileen Ford of Fords Models Inc. in New York. Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Jane Fonda, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014. She was 92. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire, has died.


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Military personnel secure a perimeter in front of the Paul R. Summers National Guard Armory in MillingtonA 15-year-old was charged with killing a longtime National Guard member, officials said.


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US Secret Service Uniform Division officers enter the US Treasury Building near the seal on August 9, 2011, in Washington, DCThe United States moved Thursday to blacklist a group of companies it said covertly helped Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah militia acquire components for surveillance drones. The US Treasury placed sanctions on Beirut-based Stars Group Holding, which it said purchased electronics and other technology via offices in China and Dubai to support Hezbollah's military operations. The material bought by Stars Group included engines, communications, electronics, and navigation equipment acquired from suppliers in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. It named for sanctions the company, its subsidiaries, its owner, executives Kamel Mohamad Amhaz and Issam Mohamad Amhaz, and two Stars Group managers, Ayman Ibrahim and Ali Zeaiter.


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