Top U.S. and World News Headlines for Wednesday, August 27

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Visit to watch the daily independent, global news hour. This is a summary of top news headlines from the U.S. and around the world on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. Go to the Democracy Now! website to read the complete transcript, search the vast news archive, and to make a donation to support our daily, non-profit news program.

In this video, you’ll learn about these top news headlines:

Ceasefire Ends 50-Day Israeli Assault of Gaza

Report: U.S. Recruiting Allies for Airstrikes in Syria

U.S. Citizen Killed While Fighting for Islamic State

Afghan Candidate Boycotts Audit of Presidential Vote

NATO Plans New Bases in Eastern Europe over Ukraine Crisis

British Nurse Receives Experimental Ebola Drug

Peaceful Protests Resume in Ferguson and St. Louis

Coroner’s Report: Handcuffed Black Youth Shot Himself in Chest

Tennessee: Sheriff’s Officer Fired After Photos Show Him Choking Student

Burger King Deal Renews Criticism of Corporate “Tax Inversions”

Water Shutoffs Resume in Detroit, Michigan

TEPCO Ordered to Pay Damages in Fukushima Suicide Case

Report: 1,400 Children Sexually Exploited in British Town

Climate Report Warns Most Fossil Fuel Must Remain in the Ground

Report: Obama Seeking Climate Accord in Lieu of Binding Treaty

9-Year-Old Girl Accidentally Shoots Instructor with Uzi During Lesson

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