FINAL ARGUMENTS AND A VERDICT IN LA CLIPPERS SALE TRIAL SCHEDULED FOR TODAY *

THE TRIAL WILL DECIDE WHETHER DONALD STERLING'S ESTRANGED WIFE CAN PROCEED WITH THE $2 BIL SALE OF THE LA CLIPPERS TO MICROSOFT CEO STEVE BALMER *

STERLING WAS BANNED FROM THE MBA FOR MAKING RACIST COMMENTS *

UKRAINIAN OFFICIAL SAYS DATA SHOWS DOWNED MALAYSIAN JETLINER SUFFERED "MASSIVE EXPLOSIVE DECOMPRESSION" AFTER IT WAS HIT BY FRAGMENTS FROM A MISSILE *

DATA RECORDERS HAVE BEEN SENT TO EXPERTS IN THE UK FOR EXAMINATION *

MEANWHILE, AN INTL POLICE TEAM FAILED TO REACH THE CRASH SITE AGAIN TODAY AFTER CLASHES BETWEEN UKRAINIAN TROOPS AND PRO-RUSSIA SEPARATISTS RAGED IN A TOWN ON THE ROAD TO THE AREA *

ISRAELI MILITARY CARRIES OUT THREE AIRSTRIKES ON GAZA, BREAKING A LULL IN FIGHTING AT THE START OF A MAJOR MUSLIM HOLIDAY *

ISRAEL SAYS THE STRIKES WERE IN RESPONSE TO A HAMAS-FIRED ROCKET LAUNCHED INTO ISRAEL EARLIER IN THE MORNING *

THE STRIKES FOLLOWED AN ALMOST 12-HR LULL IN GAZA *

LIBERIA CLOSING BORDER CROSSINGS AND ORDERING QUARANTINES OF COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY THE EBOLA OUTBREAK *

A TOP LIBERIAN DOCTOR DIED OF EBOLA OVER THE WEEKEND, AND TWO AMERICAN AID WORKERS HAVE FALLEN ILL *

EBOLA HAS KILLED 129 PEOPLE IN THE COUNTRY AND MORE THAN 670 ACROSS THE REGION *

HOUSE AND SENATE NEGOTIATORS AGREE ON FIX TO VETERANS' HEALTH PROGRAM SCANDALIZED BY LONG WAIT TIMES AND FALSIFIED RECORDS *

PLAN IS EXPECTED TO AUTHORIZE BILLIONS IN EMERGENCY SPENDING TO LEASE 27 NEW CLINICS, HIRE MORE DOCTORS AND NURSES AND MAKE IT EASIER FOR VETERANS TO OBTAIN OUTSIDE CARE *

DEAL STILL MUST BE APPROVED BY THE FULL HOUSE AND SENATE *

AND THE UN'S TOP HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICIAL SAYS THE DOWNING OF MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 17 MAY BE A WAR CRIME *

COMMAND POST AND SCHOOL OPEN FOR ANYONE LEFT HOMELESS BY SUNDAY'S SEVERE STORMS IN CLAIBORNE COUNTY, TN *

AUTHORITIES AREN'T SURE IF IT WAS A TORNADO THAT RIPPED THROUGH, DESTROYING AT LEAST 10 HOMES *

THERE ARE NO REPORTS OF DEATHS OR INJURIES *

WILDFIRE DESTROYS MORE BUILDINGS IN CA'S SIERRA FOOTHILLS *

OFFICIALS SAY MORE THAN 500 HOMES ARE STILL BEING THREATENED *

THE FIRE HAS DESTROYED 13 HOMES AND 38 OUTBUILDINGS *

SEVERAL DOZEN PEOPLE TREATED FOR ALCOHOL-RELATED ILLNESSES AT A WEEKEND KEITH URBAN CONCERT IN MASSACHUSETTS *

POLICE SAY MORE THAN 50 PEOPLE WERE TAKEN INTO PROTECTIVE CUSTODY AT THE CONCERT, AND SOME COULD FACE CHARGES *

ABOUT 18,000 COUNTRY MUSIC FANS ATTENDED THE CONCERT AT THE OUTSIDE VENUE *

IRAQI OFFICIALS FIND 17 BULLET-RIDDLED BODIES IN DIFFERENT REAS OF BAGHDAD *

BODIES WERE DUMPED IN THE STREETS AND DISCOVERED LATE SUNDAY AND EARLY TODAY *

THE DEATHS AMID SOARING SECTARIAN TENSIONS FOLLOWING SUNNI INSURGENT LAND GRABS ACROSS IRAQ *

SOUTH KOREAN STUDENTS WHO SURVIVED APRIL'S DEADLY FERRY DISASTER TESTIFY THEY WERE ORDERED TO STAY IN THE SINKING SHIP *

SIX GIRLS TESTIFIED TODAY AT A COURT SESSION FOR THE 15 FERRY CREW MEMBERS WHO FACE CHARGES OF NEGLIGENCE AND FAILING TO PERFORM THEIR DUTIES TO RESCUE PASSENGERS *

MORE THAN 300 PEOPLE DIED OR ARE MISSING, AND MOST OF THE VICTIMS WERE STUDENTS FROM A HIGH SCHOOL NEAR SEOUL *