Morning Constitutional – Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Good morning, everybody. Katherine Heigl finally feels grown up. Now, your morning constitutional:

Israel had originally accepted an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire proposal with Hamas in Gaza, but Hamas’s military wing rejected it and continued launching missiles into Israel. Israel has since resumed air strikes against Gaza.

A suicide bombing killed 89 in Urgun, Paktika province in eastern Afghanistan, close to the Pakistani border. The Taliban has denied responsibility for the attack.

Iran as announced that it will accept a deal to freeze its capacity to produce nuclear fuel for several years.

British PM David Cameron fired close ally Michael Gove from his position as Education Minister in a surprise move Tuesday. Foreign secretary William Hague also announced that he will step down and also not stand for reelection in  2015.

The U.N. has removed staff from Libya after at least 13 have been killed in fighting in Benghazi and Tripoli. Faraj al-Shibli, who is suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, has been found dead.

A group of 40 women and children Hondurans are the first group of Central Americans to be deported under newly stepped-up U.S. efforts to crack down on immigration.

The Highway Trust Fund is going to go broke unless Congress fixes it. It’s altogether likely they won’t, and that could stall the economic recovery.

Why poor schools can’t win at standardized testing.

“Nothing.” – What Liz Cheney says the Republican Party should do to address climate change,

The Myers-Briggs test is completely meaningless.

First Yahoo saves Community. Now, it could be saving last year’s best new comedy that Fox stupidly killed.

Finally, Iowa man tries paying bar tab with a gun.

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