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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 11:11:00 EDT
Tunisian leader calls state of emergency, state media says
Tunisia's president declared a state of emergency on Saturday, more than a week after a gunman at a popular resort attacked foreign tourists on the beach, killing 38 people.

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:57:00 EDT
America welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, cool music, cold beer
By The Associated Press The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music. Here are some highlights and lowlights...

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:57:00 EDT
The Latest: Federer beats Groth to advance at Wimbledon
The latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:11:00 EDT
Thousands truckin' to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows
The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography...

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 09:27:00 EDT
APNewsBreak: Tentative agreement on Iran sanctions relief
World powers and Iran have reached tentative agreement on sanctions relief for the Islamic Republic, among the most contentious issues in a long-term nuclear agreement that negotiators hope to clinch over the next several...

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 08:56:00 EDT
Chafee's campaign leaves some NH Democrats a bit puzzled
Presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee stands before a few dozen people at a meeting of New Hampshire's Belknap County Democrats. The Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat gets nods of approval when he tells...

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 08:56:00 EDT
AP Exclusive: China Ministry posted bootleg 'Liar's Poker'
A complete bootlegged copy of Michael Lewis' bestselling book about Wall Street, "Liar's Poker," was hosted on the official website of the Chinese Commerce Ministry, the agency responsible for intellectual property...

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 08:56:00 EDT
Government faces burden in proving airlines worked together
As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to...

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 08:56:00 EDT
Egypt marks 2nd anniversary of Islamist ouster with mourning
Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadly telling. At the focal point of Egypt's upheavals, where...

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 08:42:00 EDT
Company town? In Seattle, some fret over Amazon's growth
Seattle, notorious for boom-and-bust cycles stretching back to the 19th century Alaska gold rush, is booming once again.

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 08:26:00 EDT
VA hospital that once treated Civil War veterans could close
Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, South Dakota,...

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 08:26:00 EDT
Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer
For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 08:11:00 EDT
Murder complaints filed over capsized Philippine ferry
Police in a central Philippine city said Saturday that they have filed murder complaints against the owner and the crew of a ferry that capsized shortly after pulling out of port, leaving more than 50 people dead.

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 07:56:00 EDT
Analysts: Greek government's post-referendum future unsure
Whether Greeks decide in Sunday's referendum to accept their lenders' bailout deal or reject it, the government's hold on power may be shakier than its brash prime minister has calculated, analysts say.

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 05:26:00 EDT
Would Greek exit help or hurt Europe's currency union?
With aid negotiations off and ATMs running out of money, it's not speculation any more. Greece could leave the euro. And soon.

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 03:41:00 EDT
Taiwan stands up to China with World War II military parade
Taiwan marched out thousands of troops and displayed its most modern military hardware Saturday to spotlight an old but often forgotten claim that its forces, not the Chinese Communists, led the campaign that routed...

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 03:11:00 EDT
66 riders safely evacuated after 400-foot Ferris wheel stops
A technical crew with The Orlando Eye safely evacuated all 66 stranded riders from the largest Ferris wheel on East Coast, an incident that shut down the attraction that towers 400 feet over central Florida, authorities said.

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 00:12:00 EDT
Campaigns halt as Greeks face tough referendum choice
Campaigns halt in Greece on Saturday on the eve of a closely watched bailout referendum - with voters in a dead heat over whether to defy creditors and push for better repayment terms or essentially seek new political...

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 00:12:00 EDT
Papal visit puts Andes presidents' eco-record under scrutiny
In the vine-entangled forests of the Aguarague National Park, crude that seeped for decades out of abandoned wellheads saturates the soil and has stained the bedrock of creeks that provide water to the indigenous Guarani...

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 23:56:00 EDT
NASCAR distances itself from Donald Trump after remarks
NASCAR is the latest corporation to distance itself from Donald Trump.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 23:41:00 EDT
Yes or no? What Greece's landmark vote might bring
On his 10-year trip home, the Greek hero Odysseus at one point had to steer his ship and crew down a narrow stretch of water menaced on opposite sides by two sea monsters, Scylla and Charybdis.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 23:11:00 EDT
Eager eaters weigh-in ahead of NYC July 4 hot dog contest
Contestants have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island's Nathan's Famous.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 23:11:00 EDT
Hot dogs, hot music usher in July 4 weekend
By The Associated Press As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 22:41:00 EDT
400-foot Ferris wheel stops: All 66 riders safely taken off
A technical crew with The Orlando Eye safely evacuated all 66 stranded riders from the Ferris wheel that towers 400 feet over central Florida after the attraction shut down Friday afternoon, authorities said.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 22:41:00 EDT
2 points from loss, Serena wins at Wimbledon; Venus next
Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court crowd.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 22:27:00 EDT
Campaigns halt as Greeks face tough referendum choice
Campaigns halt in Greece Saturday on the eve of a closely watched bailout referendum - with voters in a dead heat over whether to defy creditors and push for better repayment terms or essentially seek new political...

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 22:26:00 EDT
Rubio, Christie planning sleepover with the Romneys
2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney will be hosting two rival Republican presidential contenders at a holiday sleepover Friday evening.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 19:27:00 EDT
Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy'
Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 19:27:00 EDT
Reelz rescues Miss USA pageant, dropped by NBC in Trump flap
The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 18:26:00 EDT
Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts
By TOM MURPHY Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 18:26:00 EDT
Iran to US: Nuke deal could result in joint cooperation
In a message to Washington, Iran's foreign minister on Friday called for an end to "coercion and pressure" at the nuclear talks, suggesting a deal acceptable to his country will open the door to cooperation on fighting...

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 18:12:00 EDT
Solar plane lands in Hawaii after record-breaking flight
A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 15:57:00 EDT
With social media tease, Wisconsin's Walker jumps into 2016
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the crowded Republican presidential race, aides said on Thursday.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 15:57:00 EDT
The Latest: Greek PM urges voters to ignore scaremongers
The latest news on Greece's financial woes and its upcoming referendum on Sunday (all times local):

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 13:56:00 EDT
Surrogate children granted legal recognition in France
France's highest court has granted legal recognition to surrogate children, in a major turnaround that will make their daily lives easier and could lead to greater acceptance of new forms of families.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 12:41:00 EDT
Greek villagers' secret weapon: Grow your own food
Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and the slashing of his pension: 10 goats, some hens and a vegetable patch.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 12:12:00 EDT
The Hague hit by riots after death of man in police custody
Dutch police conducted mass arrests overnight, detaining about 200 people for ignoring a ban on public assembly in a neighborhood hit by late-night rioting after the death of a man in police custody.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 11:42:00 EDT
Court rejects bid by victims' kin to clear Lockerbie bomber
Judges at a Scottish court ruled Friday that relatives of people killed in the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet over Lockerbie, Scotland cannot launch an appeal on behalf of the only man convicted of the attack.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 11:42:00 EDT
Rarely seen color photos by Robert Capa in Budapest exhibit
Rarely seen color photographs by Robert Capa, the legendary Hungarian photographer best known for his battlefield pictures from the Spanish Civil War and D-Day, are being shown for the first time in Europe at the Budapest...

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:41:00 EDT
Correction: Greece-Bailout story
In a story July 2 about the Greek referendum, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the International Monetary Fund had said Greece would need debt relief worth 50 billion euros. The IMF said Greece needs new...

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 08:11:00 EDT
Let's make a deal: mega-mergers drive M&A frenzy
Deal makers from New York to London had a busy first half of the year, and mega-mergers drove the frenzy.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 07:26:00 EDT
Srebrenica survivor brings solace in quest for human bones
Day after day, Ramiz Nukic goes into the woods around Srebrenica in search of a tragic quarry: human bones.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 03:56:00 EDT
A year after Gaza war, southern Israel slowly recovers
On the last day of last summer's Israel-Hamas war, Gadi Yarkoni and two of his closest friends were fixing an electricity line next to the cowshed in their kibbutz in southern Israel that had been damaged by rocket...

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 03:11:00 EDT
Tour de France? More like Tour de-void of Americans
By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer As the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine riders that he would send to...

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 03:11:00 EDT
Experts: Hacking probe will stretch if Cards execs involved
The federal hacking investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals could take longer if high-level executives are implicated in the breach of the Houston Astros' database, according to legal experts.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 01:56:00 EDT
Russian supply ship launched to International Space Station
A Russian booster rocket on Friday successfully launched an unmanned cargo ship to the International Space Station, whose crew is anxiously awaiting it after the successive failures of two previous supply missions.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 23:56:00 EDT
Capsized Philippine ferry death toll rises to 38; 15 missing
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - At least three more bodies have been recovered from a ferry that capsized in choppy waters in the central Philippines, raising the death toll in the accident to 38 with 15 others missing, the...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 23:11:00 EDT
Obama's counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism
At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 22:41:00 EDT
AP Interview: Wade chooses to stay with Heat
After 12 years with the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade needed a reminder of how much the franchise valued him.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 21:11:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Friday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 20:56:00 EDT
Smoke subsides after hazardous rail spill in Tennessee
A CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire in the middle of the night in eastern Tennessee, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people and sending dozens to the hospital with respiratory issues...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 20:56:00 EDT
Federal report: Polar bears in peril due to global warming
Polar bears are at risk of dying off if humans don't reverse the trend of global warming, a blunt U.S. government report filed Thursday said.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 20:11:00 EDT
Gimmicks and technology: California learns to save water
Billboards and TV commercials, living room visits, guess-your-water-use booths, and awards for water stinginess - a wealthy swath of Orange County that once had one of the worst records for water conservation in...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 19:26:00 EDT
10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
By The Associated Press Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 18:11:00 EDT
The Latest on train derailment: 5,000 evacuated in Tennessee
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:57:00 EDT
Body of prison escapee released to New York funeral home
The body of a convicted murderer who broke out of prison and was fatally shot after three weeks on the run was released to a funeral home Thursday as his fellow escapee continued his recovery at a hospital under heavy guard.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:57:00 EDT
Summer is sizzling: Heat records fall across US West
By The Associated Press From Seattle to Salt Lake City, the West is baking under record heat. Temperatures reaching the triple digits have made fire conditions extreme and sent folks looking for relief...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:56:00 EDT
Obama draws sharp contrasts with 'mean' Republicans
Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with "mean" Republicans in a state whose GOP governor was preparing to enter the...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:11:00 EDT
The case for Greece: when it forgave Germany's debt
Forgiving debt, if done right, can get an economy back on its feet.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:57:00 EDT
$18.7B deal clears path for BP to close books on Gulf spill
Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed Thursday to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:56:00 EDT
Egypt's warplanes strike back at militants in troubled Sinai
Egyptian warplanes launched new airstrikes and troops went house-to-house Thursday in the troubled Sinai Peninsula, a day after Islamic State-linked militants set off the area's bloodiest fighting in decades in an...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:42:00 EDT
Police: No evidence of shooting at Washington Navy Yard
Investigators found no evidence of a shooting after the Washington Navy Yard went on lockdown Thursday when someone reported shots fired in the same building where a gunman killed 12 workers in a rampage two years ago.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:41:00 EDT
Top Republican doubts Senate will confirm ambassador to Cuba
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that his chamber is unlikely to approve an American ambassador to Cuba, dishing out a quick rebuff to President Barack Obama and his drive to normalize relations with...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 15:57:00 EDT
Top US auto safety regulator says Chrysler to face sanctions
Fiat Chrysler will be punished soon for failing to follow the law in 23 recalls involving more than 11 million vehicles, the nation's top auto safety regulator said Thursday.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 15:57:00 EDT
Catholic leaders press GOP to heed pope on climate, poor
Roman Catholic leaders in the early voting state of Iowa implored candidates for president Thursday to take up Pope Francis' call for "profound political courage" by focusing their campaigns as much on improving the...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 15:56:00 EDT
The Latest: Greek premier wants biggest 'no' vote possible
The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:56:00 EDT
Boko Haram guns down 97 people praying in mosques in Nigeria
Boko Haram extremists gunned down nearly 100 Muslims praying in mosques in a northeast Nigerian town during the holy month of Ramadan, a government official and a self-defense fighter said Thursday.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:56:00 EDT
Kuwait promotes unity in wake of bombing designed to divide
An Islamic State sympathizer's deadly bombing in a packed Kuwaiti mosque last week was designed to fit an all-too-familiar pattern: extremists attack Shiites to stoke sectarian hatred and then proclaim themselves the...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:57:00 EDT
Top US diplomat in Cuba on short list for new embassy
From his office high above Havana, Jeffrey DeLaurentis has a sweeping view of the cerulean Florida Straits and the blood-red letters declaring Cuba's defiance of the United States.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:41:00 EDT
Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on 'Sesame Street,' retiring
"Sesame Street" is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show since 1971, is retiring.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:41:00 EDT
Tunisia: 8 people suspected of direct links to beach attack
Eight people are in custody in Tunisia, suspected of having direct links to a deadly beach attack that killed 38 people, but four other possible suspects have been released, a minister said Thursday.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 13:26:00 EDT
US regulator says Fiat Chrysler recall woes are widespread
A top U.S. auto safety regulator accused Fiat Chrysler of failing to provide timely and accurate recall information to her agency and said that customers also have problems getting accurate information.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 08:27:00 EDT
Pope brings 'church for the poor' to South America's poorest
Pope Francis is taking his "church for the poor" to three of South America's poorest and most peripheral countries, making a grueling, week-long trip that will showcase the pope at his unpredictable best: speaking his...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 07:56:00 EDT
Amy Winehouse documentary wins raves but angers family
In "Amy," performers as diverse as Yasiin Bey and Tony Bennett sing the praises of the late Amy Winehouse, and the documentary helps reclaim the talented, troubled singer as a musician, rather than a mess.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 07:27:00 EDT
US files formal extradition request for 7 FIFA officials
The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich as part of a corruption probe that has rocked soccer's world governing body.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 04:10:00 EDT
Crashed Indonesian plane may have suffered engine problem
The aging Indonesian military transport plane that crashed into a residential neighborhood of Medan killing 141 people had a propeller "abnormality" that indicates an engine stalled, the air force chief said Thursday.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 03:41:00 EDT
Union sues feds over hack, says agency had ample warning
The largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit Monday against the federal personnel office, its leaders and one of its contractors, arguing that negligence contributed to what government officials are...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 03:26:00 EDT
What crisis? Stronger banks, economies ease fear over Greece
By MATTHEW CRAFT and PAUL WISEMAN AP Business Writers The prospect of a Greek crackup isn't so terrifying anymore.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 02:40:00 EDT
Benghazi, where Libya's uprising began, now a shattered city
The old courthouse in central Benghazi, Libya's second-largest city and the birthplace of the uprising against Moammar Gadhafi, is a shelled-out ruin - a testimony to the destruction and chaos that permeate this North...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 01:57:00 EDT
Macy's dumps Trump; New York City reviewing contracts
The Macy's department store chain joined an ongoing exodus from association with Donald Trump and New Mexico's governor and New York City's mayor slammed him over his comments on Mexican immigrants.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 01:40:00 EDT
Man bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summer
A shark bit a 68-year-old man several times Wednesday in waist-deep water off North Carolina's Outer Banks, officials said, the seventh in a record-breaking year of shark attacks for the state's coastal waters.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 01:10:00 EDT
NYC to review Trump contracts after controversial remarks
New York City officials are reviewing the city's contracts with Donald Trump after statements the GOP presidential hopeful made about Mexican immigrants.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 00:40:00 EDT
Love stays, Chandler moves, dollars fly in NBA free agency
By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Kevin Love has unfinished business in Cleveland and Tyson Chandler will be conducting his in Phoenix.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 00:25:00 EDT
Billy Joel bests Elton John, sets new record at MSG
Billy Joel set a record for most performances by a single artist at Madison Square Garden with his 65th show Wednesday night, besting Elton John.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 00:11:00 EDT
New warden, security measures after New York prison escape
A range of new security measures is being put in place at a maximum-security prison to close gaps exploited by two inmates who escaped last month.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 23:41:00 EDT
US probes possible collusion among airlines to keep fares up
The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 23:41:00 EDT
The Latest: Moody's downgrades Greece to Caa3
The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 23:26:00 EDT
Dolphin leaps onto boat, injuring California woman
A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 22:26:00 EDT
Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churches
Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first...

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 21:10:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Thursday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 19:55:00 EDT
California law decried after black woman's 'lynching' arrest
When Sacramento police arrested black activist Maile Hampton over her role in a Black Lives Matter protest in January, they didn't charge her with obstructing traffic, trespassing or disturbing the peace.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 18:56:00 EDT
Pioneering 16-year-old breaking baseball barriers for women
Simply by playing ball, Melissa Mayeux is busting through barriers.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 18:41:00 EDT
As SC fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusual
The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to call for removing Confederate flags.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 18:26:00 EDT
Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license
A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 18:11:00 EDT
Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture
The Greek government vowed Wednesday to go ahead with plans to have the people decide whether they want more austerity measures in exchange for a rescue deal. Greece offered more concessions to its creditors, but was...

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 18:11:00 EDT
Scores killed as militants attack Egyptian troops in Sinai
Islamic State-linked militants struck Egyptian army outposts in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday in a coordinated wave of suicide bombings and battles that underlined the government's failure to stem an insurgency...

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:55:00 EDT
Boy chained up with dead chicken around neck tells his story
Handcuffed and shackled to a block of steel, the young boy would brace himself when he heard footsteps outside his bedroom door. He knew that once the grown-ups entered, the abuse would begin.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:12:00 EDT
Overcoming hostilities, US and Cuba to open embassies
After more than a half-century of hostility, the United States and Cuba declared Wednesday they will reopen embassies in each other's capitals this month, marking a historic full restoration of diplomatic relations...

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:11:00 EDT
The Latest: Muslim Brotherhood calls for Egypt 'rebellion'
The latest news on the nine Muslim Brotherhood leaders killed in a Cairo apartment raid (all times local):

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:57:00 EDT
The Latest: Cuba embassy plan riles Republican hopefuls
The United States and Cuba will open embassies in their capital cities after more than 50 years of hostilities between the two countries. The latest developments (all times local):

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:41:00 EDT
Confidential UN report positive on Iran nuclear commitments
Iran has met a key commitment under a preliminary nuclear deal setting up the current talks on a final agreement, leaving it with several tons less of the material it could use to make weapons, according to a U.N. report...

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:41:00 EDT
Emails show top officials aware of Clinton's private address
Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence, according to some...

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:40:00 EDT
Emmitt Smith, Flo Rida out of Miss USA, Macy's dumps Trump
Rapper Flo Rida, the Macy's department store chain and football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith all had something in common on Wednesday: They're the latest to distance themselves from Donald Trump following his remarks...

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:27:00 EDT
FACT CHECK: When Chris Christie tells it like it isn't
Chris Christie certainly tells it like he sees it. That's not to say he always tells it like it is.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 15:56:00 EDT
Bush likely earned less, paid higher tax rate than Clintons
In the first presidential race since Democrats cast the GOP nominee as an out-of-touch millionaire, Republican Jeb Bush is aggressively trying to flip the script.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 14:57:00 EDT
Nicholas Winton, savior of Jewish children, dies at 106
He was just a 29-year-old clerk at the London Stock Exchange when he faced the challenge of a lifetime. Traveling with a friend to Czechoslovakia in 1938, as the drums of impending war echoed around Europe, Nicholas Winton...

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 14:27:00 EDT
Backers of Bush nonprofit include banks, schools, lottery
Big-time donors to a nonprofit educational group founded by Jeb Bush, disclosed for the first time Wednesday, highlight the intersection between Bush's roles in the worlds of business, policy and politics years before...

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 13:40:00 EDT
Don't blink or you might miss the leap second on Tuesday
By The Associated Press Tuesday lasts a wee bit longer - by a second.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 13:11:00 EDT
Western Europe sweats _ and enjoys _ unusual heat wave
Joggers wheezed, electric wires warped, and Britain sweated through its hottest July day on record as a wide swath of Western Europe sweltered in a heat wave.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 11:11:00 EDT
High schoolers' experiment lost again on launch failure
By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer Three high school students were going to get the science lesson of a lifetime by flying their experiment in space.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 09:56:00 EDT
Indonesia plane crash death toll 141 as search effort ends
Indonesia's air force promised Wednesday to investigate whether the aging transport plane that crashed into a city neighborhood, killing 141 people, was violating rules by carrying non-military passengers who paid for...

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 04:10:00 EDT
Russian opposition leader campaigns against voter apathy
Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader who organized massive street protests in Moscow against Vladimir Putin four years ago, had a much harder time drawing a big crowd in Siberia's largest city last month.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 03:41:00 EDT
Russia-US ties alive and well at Iran nuclear talks
Russia-U.S. relations are at a post-Cold War low just about everywhere, except at the Iran nuclear talks.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 02:40:00 EDT
Pakistani artists look to counter violent extremism
At a militant training camp in Pakistan, a new recruit asks his instructor why his comrades are attacking churches and mosques rather than enemy bases. "This world is full of sin. It needs to be bathed in blood," the...

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 02:26:00 EDT
Fire crews make gains against damaging Washington wildfire
Surveying the smoldering ruins of his upscale home in this central Washington city, Vern Smith pointed to what had been his garage.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 02:26:00 EDT
Kim Kardashian says use of selfies can be empowering
Kim Kardashian says the large number of selfies she posts on social media empowers her to control her public image, but also contributes to her being viewed by some merely as a sexual object.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 01:26:00 EDT
Trump files $500 million lawsuit as pageant woes mount
As fallout built over Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico, the Republican presidential candidate answered back with legal action to match his trademark brashness, filing a $500 million lawsuit.

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 01:26:00 EDT
Long lines in Greece as banks reopen; new proposal weighed
Eurozone finance ministers were set to weigh Greece's latest proposal for aid Wednesday, hours after the country's international bailout expired without a deal, cutting it off from vital financing and deepening...

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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 00:26:00 EDT
Police: 141 bodies recovered from Indonesia plane crash
The death toll from the crash of an air force transport plane in the Indonesian city of Medan jumped to more than 140 on Wednesday, indicating a growing list of victims from the neighborhood where the plane went down.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:55:00 EDT
Top Obama aides knew about Clinton's private email in 2009
Senior Obama administration officials knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:25:00 EDT
US heads to World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany
Carli Lloyd remembers putting the ball on its spot and shutting out the noise of more than 51,000 anxious fans.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:40:00 EDT
Bush tax returns: Big income, big taxes since 1981
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has earned nearly $28 million since leaving the Florida governor's mansion and paid an effective federal income tax rate of roughly 36 percent in the past three decades,...

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:26:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:26:00 EDT
Trump's pageant woes mount with TV and contestant drop-outs
Fallout from outspoken Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico continued to dog him Tuesday as a TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said it was scrapping...

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:10:00 EDT
USOC leaders stay course, stick with Boston's troubled bid
Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee are sticking with Boston as a candidate for the 2024 Olympics, knowing full well that getting the city to the starting line in this contest could be as tough as actually landing the...

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:41:00 EDT
What's next for California's contentious vaccine law
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a hotly contested California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in the wake of an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:41:00 EDT
AP source: US, Cuba to announce plan to open embassies
President Barack Obama will announce Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba have finalized an agreement to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, a major step in ending hostilities between the Cold War foes, a senior...

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:40:00 EDT
Economists say Puerto Rico needs right to bankruptcy option
Puerto Rico's financial future hung in limbo Tuesday as economists and officials warned that the U.S. territory could head down Greece's path if it is not allowed to declare bankruptcy as it struggles with $72...

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:27:00 EDT
Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis shut her blinds at work Tuesday to block the view of rainbow-clad protesters outside. They carried flowers and flags and signs saying "you don't own marriage." They chanted "do your job."

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:27:00 EDT
Christie promises blunt campaign as he enters 2016 contest
A tough-talking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday with a promise to tell voters the truth even if it makes them cringe.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:27:00 EDT
Greece's bailout expires, country defaults on IMF payment
Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight Tuesday and the country failed to repay a loan due to the International Monetary Fund, deepening...

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:27:00 EDT
Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck say they're getting divorce
As regulars at a local farmer's market, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner and their three young children looked like the perfect Hollywood family.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:40:00 EDT
IMF: Greece misses $1.8 billion loan payment
The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:27:00 EDT
APNewsBreak: Tunisia beach killer trained with museum gunmen
The student who massacred tourists in a Tunisian seaside resort trained in a jihadi camp in Libya at the same time as the two men who attacked a leading museum in March, a top security official said Tuesday, enforcing the...

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:56:00 EDT
Official: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escape
The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid an internal investigation into how the inmates pulled it off, a state...

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:55:00 EDT
In Supreme Court loss, death penalty foes see an opening
A strongly worded dissent in the U.S. Supreme Court's narrow decision this week upholding the use of an execution drug offered a glimmer of hope to death penalty opponents in what they considered otherwise a gloomy...

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:10:00 EDT
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck say they're getting divorced
Actors Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck say they've decided to divorce after 10 years of marriage.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:56:00 EDT
2 years after spying flap, US, Brazil seek to turn the page
Two years after revelations about U.S. spying frayed ties between their countries, President Barack Obama and visiting Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff publicly closed that chapter Tuesday, declaring that the...

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:11:00 EDT
Egypt's president vows 'swift justice' after assassination
President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi vowed Tuesday to accelerate a crackdown on extremists and bring "swift justice" after the assassination of Egypt's chief prosecutor, raising the prospect of carrying out executions of...

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:56:00 EDT
Harvard athlete among 1st openly transgender NCAA swimmers
A Harvard athlete is among the first openly transgender swimmers in the NCAA.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:27:00 EDT
Pope to meet with homeless, prisoners and immigrants in US
Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States and become the first pope to address the U.S. Congress. He'll also preside over a meeting...

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:27:00 EDT
Greeks struggle with daily grind as foreigners head to beach
Gamal Takaway has turned up the hustle, to no avail. The popular waiter who goes by the nickname Jimmy often steps out into the pedestrian street in front of the Taverna Plaka restaurant to cajole strollers into taking a...

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:11:00 EDT
Suspect handed preliminary charges over beheading in France
French investigators on Tuesday handed preliminary murder and terrorism charges to a man accused of beheading his boss at a French gas factory and suspected of ties to Islamic State extremists.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:56:00 EDT
Iran nuclear talks extended; Iranians meet key obligation
Pushing past a Tuesday deadline, world powers and Iran extended negotiations for a comprehensive nuclear agreement by a week as the U.N. nuclear agency prepared to announce Tehran had met a key condition - significantly...

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:12:00 EDT
Will latest inflammatory comments tarnish Trump's brand?
Is Donald Trump's business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be?

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:56:00 EDT
Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage
They're called managers, and they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may be lower per hour than many workers they supervise.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:56:00 EDT
It's D-Day for 2016 candidates: Your inbox probably can tell
Hillary Clinton has a dinner invite for you. Jeb Bush is out to make a big splash. Rick Santorum wants to scare the heck out of you. Ted Cruz is looking for a sacrifice. Lincoln Chaffee wants to be your pal.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:25:00 EDT
Eurotunnel service resumes after French ferry workers' block
Eurotunnel traffic has resumed after striking ferry workers blocked the railroad tracks leading to the Eurotunnel linking France and England, and train service across the Channel was suspended Tuesday.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:56:00 EDT
France, UK issue heat warnings as high temps hit Europe
A mass of hot air moving north from Africa is driving up temperatures in western Europe, with France on Tuesday becoming the latest to endure unusual heat.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:41:00 EDT
Lufthansa makes Germanwings compensation offer
Lufthansa on Tuesday offered financial compensation to relatives of people killed in the Germanwings crash three months ago - a proposal that a lawyer representing many German families immediately described as inadequate.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:25:00 EDT
Germany's oldest remaining nuclear plant shuts down
Germany's oldest remaining nuclear reactor has been shut down, part of a move initiated four years ago to switch off all its nuclear plants by the end of 2022.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:58:00 EDT
Justices take up dispute over union fees
The Supreme Court will consider limiting the power of government employee unions to collect fees from non-members in a case that labor officials say could threaten membership and further weaken union clout.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:57:00 EDT
Suicide attack targets NATO convoy in Afghanistan, 2 dead
The Taliban launched a suicide car bomb attack on a NATO military convoy in Afghanistan's capital on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding 26 others, including two U.S. soldiers, officials said.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:56:00 EDT
US stocks open higher as hopes rise for late deal on Greece
U.S. stocks are rising broadly in early trading as investors hope for a last-minute deal on Greece's debt woes.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:56:00 EDT
'Changed' Justin Bieber attends Sydney church conference
Justin Bieber credited a Pentecostal pastor with changing his life as he mingled Tuesday with thousands of Christians at a five-day church conference in Sydney.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:26:00 EDT
2 dead after man sets self on fire on Japanese bullet train
A man set himself on fire on a high-speed bullet train in Japan on Tuesday, killing himself and another passenger as the coach filled with smoke, a fire official said.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:55:00 EDT
A year after Gaza war, Hamas entrenched as frustration grows
Emad Firi is angry. During last summer's Israel-Hamas war, a shell slammed through the roof of his house and shredded his right leg. Unable to work, Firi's son now drives his taxi but the family struggles to survive.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:40:00 EDT
The Iran deal: A look at what it does and problems remaining
World powers and Iran are back in nuclear talks, and this round may be the deciding one.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:10:00 EDT
Indonesian military transport plane crashes in Medan; 5 dead
An Indonesian air force Hercules C-130 plane with 12 crew aboard has crashed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city Medan. A hospital official said at least five people were killed.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:40:00 EDT
Fallen Egypt archaeologist wants international Grand Museum
For more than a decade, he was the self-styled Indiana Jones of Egypt, presiding over its antiquities and striding through temples and tombs as the star of TV documentaries that made him an international celebrity.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 01:40:00 EDT
Passenger sets self on fire on Japan's bullet train
A passenger on one of Japan's high-speed bullet trains tried to set himself or herself on fire Tuesday, causing smoke to fill the carriage and forcing the train to stop, Japan's transport ministry said.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 01:09:00 EDT
Asia stocks bounce back but Greece uncertainty still looms
Asian stock markets bounced back Tuesday, recouping some of the previous day's sharp losses, but investors remained worried the crisis in Greece could spread to other financially weak countries.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:40:00 EDT
Obama proposal would make 5 million more eligible for OT
Salaried workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week would become eligible for overtime pay under a proposal President Barack Obama unveiled Monday, lamenting that too many Americans are working too many hours for less pay...

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:26:00 EDT
NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired; Televisa drops pageant
NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:25:00 EDT
A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive
By ANTONIO CALANNI and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a...

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:10:00 EDT
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:10:00 EDT
California Legislature passes strict school vaccine bill
California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:39:00 EDT
Puerto Rico to seek debt moratorium from bondholders
Puerto Rico's governor said Monday night he will form a financial team to negotiate with bondholders on delaying debt payments and then restructuring $72 billion in public debt that he says the U.S. island can't...

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:10:00 EDT
Pope applauds ecology advocates in Rome from many religions
Pope Francis on Sunday encouraged people of different religions to work together in caring for the Earth, which he called our "common house."

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:10:00 EDT
Tsipras defiant as banks shut, markets rocked
Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a referendum that could determine whether...

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:42:00 EDT
As Kurds gain in Syria, Turkish govt ponders military action
As Kurdish rebels in northern Syria rack up wins against the Islamic State group, Turkish media is abuzz with talk of a long-debated military intervention to push the Islamic militants back from the Turkish border - a move...

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:10:00 EDT
Trooper had the law on his side when he shot unarmed escapee
A state trooper had the law on his side when he shot unarmed prison escapee David Sweat, apparently in the back, as the convicted killer ran toward a forest near the Canadian border.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:55:00 EDT
Supreme Court upholds use of controversial execution drug
Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as two dissenting justices said for the first time they think it's "highly likely"...

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:25:00 EDT
Political opposition groups gain money for 2016 race
It was the perfect loop: The Republican opposition research group America Rising finds footage of Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley in agriculture-loving Iowa, seeming to put down the intelligence of farmers. That...

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:11:00 EDT
Bomb kills Egypt's top prosecutor as he drives to work
A car bomb killed Egypt's chief prosecutor Monday in the country's first assassination of a senior official in 25 years, marking what could be an escalation in a campaign by Islamic militants toward targeting...

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:26:00 EDT
Dustin Brown loses at Wimbledon 2 days after beating Nadal
The curse of beating Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon has struck again.

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:12:00 EDT
Dempsey, Chandler score as US beats Guatemala 4-0
Clint Dempsey wants to look ahead to helping the U.S. defend its CONCACAF Gold Cup title and not back to his confrontation with a referee that caused American coach Jurgen Klinsmann to replace the fiery forward as captain...

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:12:00 EDT
Just like old times, it's Williams vs. Williams at Wimbledon
Just like old times.

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 00:41:00 EDT
Angels win 8-2 in 1st game vs. Texas since trading Hamilton
The way Angels manager Mike Scioscia looked at things, there really wasn't anything unusual seeing Josh Hamilton playing for the other team.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 23:41:00 EDT
Cabrera likely to go on DL after Tigers top Jays 8-6
Miguel Cabrera's calf injury overshadowed Anibal Sanchez's no-hit bid for the Detroit Tigers.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 22:56:00 EDT
Tuning up for American Pharoah's next race in the Haskell
By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Racing Writer The race, date and place are set for American Pharoah's next start: the Haskell Invitational, Aug. 2, Monmouth Park in Oceanport, New Jersey.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 21:41:00 EDT
Tigers' Sanchez loses no-hit bid with one out in 8th
Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez lost his bid for a no-hitter when Toronto's Ezequiel Carrera singled with one out in the eighth inning Friday night.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 21:11:00 EDT
FIFA deflects criticism about absence of Blatter from final
FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association deflected criticism on Friday about FIFA President Sepp Blatter and secretary general Jerome Valcke not attending the Women's World Cup final, saying the winning captain...

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:56:00 EDT
Job market's new normal: Smaller workforce, sluggish pay
Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:56:00 EDT
Concerns over US winter wheat may boost low crop prices
Market concerns about the quantity and quality of the U.S. winter wheat crop being harvested and the dry conditions in other wheat-producing nations have sparked an unexpected run up in recent weeks to wheat prices.

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:41:00 EDT
Texas wants its gold back inside the state's borders
Forget Fort Knox or the Federal Reserve. Texas has decided to start keeping its gold holdings within in its own borders. But what makes sense politically in such a sovereignty-loving place is creating a logistical conundrum.

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 09:27:00 EDT
Russian parliament votes to adopt controversial privacy law
Lawmakers in the Russian parliament on Friday voted for a bill forcing online search engines to remove search results about a specific person at that person's request.

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 08:42:00 EDT
Uber suspends low-cost service in France amid legal pressure
Uber is suspending its low-cost ride-hailing service in France, hoping to defuse an escalating legal dispute and sometimes-violent tensions with traditional French taxi drivers.

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 05:56:00 EDT
BP to pay record $18.7 billion to states affected by spill
More than five years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history fouled beaches, coated seabirds in thick goo and threatened delicate marshes, BP has agreed to pay a record settlement to affected states in hopes of...

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 19:11:00 EDT
Mexico City proposes regulations for Uber
Mexico City is proposing regulations that would allow Uber and other smartphone-based ride-sharing apps to operate, while requiring drivers and cars to be registered, the city's Office of Legal and Legislative Studies...

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 19:11:00 EDT
In Tech: Lifetime video service, Sprint's new price plans
By The Associated Press Fans of Lifetime's melodramatic movies can now see them for $4 a month - without subscribing to cable.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 19:11:00 EDT
Intel President Renee James to leave chipmaker
Intel said Thursday that President Renee James, who has worked at the chipmaker for 28 years, plans to leave the company early next year to seek a CEO role elsewhere.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 18:26:00 EDT
Washington woman's measles death is first in US since 2003
A woman killed by measles in Washington state had been vaccinated against the disease as a child but succumbed because she had a compromised immune system, a local health official told a TV station.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 18:26:00 EDT
Ex-Iowa State scientist gets prison for faking HIV research
A former Iowa State University scientist who altered blood samples to make it appear he had achieved a breakthrough toward a potential vaccine against HIV was sentenced Wednesday to more than 4 ½ years in prison for making...

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 23:41:00 EDT
San Francisco: No 'legal basis' to hold shooting suspect
A man suspected in the shooting death of a woman at a busy San Francisco tourist destination has seven felony convictions and has been deported five times, most recently in 2009, a federal agency said Friday.

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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:12:00 EDT
Benedict XVI is honored for keen devotion to church music
Benedict XVI, emeritus pope and theologian, reflected on Saturday on classical music as an "encounter with the divine," saying listening to Mozart helps him experience "very deeply the Lord's presence."

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 20:41:00 EDT
A-Rod, Yanks settle dispute, he gets ball from 3,000th hit
Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million to charitable groups, saves the team $5.5 million and gets A-Rod the home run ball from his...

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 18:11:00 EDT
Illinois city condemns childhood home of actor Dick Van Dyke
The childhood home of actor Dick Van Dyke could be torn down after a central Illinois city condemned the dilapidated building.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 17:26:00 EDT
Police identify motel intruder shot by ex-CNN reporter
The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 17:11:00 EDT
'Inside Out' celebrates edge over 'Magic Mike,' 'Terminator'
Even with the flashy competition of Terminators and male strippers, the little feelings inside a young girl's head proved to be more of a draw for moviegoers going into the holiday weekend.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 15:12:00 EDT
Heaven scent: Finding may help restore fragrance to roses
Shakespeare said a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. In fact, many kinds of roses today have little fragrance. But a new discovery might change that.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 14:27:00 EDT
Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars
Beer? Wine? Or weed?

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 13:41:00 EDT
California couple married 75 years dies in each other's arms
Jeanette and Alexander Toczko were each 8 years old when they became smitten with one another. They married in 1940 and were rarely apart in the decades since.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 13:26:00 EDT
140 pairs of underwear stolen from store hit by 4 bra heists
First they took the bras. Now they've come back for the panties.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 12:56:00 EDT
Cat rescued from engine of pickup truck after 28-mile ride
A cat has been rescued from the engine of a pickup truck after a 28-mile ride from Pennsylvania to New Jersey.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 12:56:00 EDT
New law takes the lie out of Ohio's fireworks 'Liar's Law'
Ohio eliminated part of its "Liar's Law" that for years has required residents to make empty promises to take fireworks they bought out of state within 48 hours.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 11:42:00 EDT
Woman's parking citation tossed because of missing comma
An appeals court has agreed with an Ohio woman who said her parking citation should be tossed because the village law was missing a comma.

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:42:00 EDT
German authorities seize tank, other WWII weapons in raid
Authorities seized a 45-ton Panther tank, a flak cannon and multiple other World War II-era military weapons in a raid on a 78-year-old collector's home in northern Germany, prosecutors said Friday.

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 20:41:00 EDT
Connecticut town's Boom Box Parade celebrates its 30th year
The town's annual Independence Day parade once again will include the traditional Little League teams, floats sponsored by local businesses, fire trucks and politicians. But, for the 30th consecutive year, there will...

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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 20:41:00 EDT
Pope dolls, bobble heads up for sale months before US visit
Pope Francis is a doll. No, really.

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