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world lead

July 14th, 2014
05:40 PM ET

Fmr. U.S. Mideast envoy: Kerry was naïve about peace process

(CNN) – Secretary of State John Kerry may travel to Egypt and Qatar to find partners to work on negotiating a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.

"There is a desire to maximize our leverage," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Monday.

"We're the only ones that have any leverage with Israel and Prime Minister Netanyahu," said former U.S. middle east envoy, Gen. Anthony Zinni (Ret.).
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money lead

July 14th, 2014
05:27 PM ET

Does Cleveland, in fact, rock?

(CNN) – Turns out "The Drew Carey Show" was right all along, "Cleveland rocks, Cleveland rocks!"

For those keeping score at home, the city named after Gen. Moses Cleveland is winning big, and that could mean big bucks.

After a stint in slightly-more-glamorous Miami, Florida, basketball's best LeBron James is coming back to the Cleveland Cavilers, because, he says, he missed his hardscrabble hometown.

"This could be the first chance we get a championship in over 50 years," one fan told local CNN affiliate WEWS.

But along with that championship ring, could Cleveland also get a shiny new economy?
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