Vets bill deal reached and other headlines

Senate and House negotiators reached a deal on the veterans bill over the weekend. (Washington Post)

In the House’s final week before recess, Republicans want to show they can govern. (The Hill)

U.N. Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire as Eid-al-Fitr begins. (Reuters)

U.S. says images show direct Russian role in Ukraine fighting. (Wall Street Journal)

The trial of fmr. VA Gov. Bob McDonnell begins today. (Richmond Times Dispatch) And his former AG, Ken Cuccinelli, may be called as a witness for the defense. (AP)

New York Times editorial board comes out in favor of legal pot. (NY Times)

Two Americans stricken with deadly Ebola virus in Liberia. (NBC News)

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Vets bill deal reached and other headlines