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Happy Birthday, Gary Busey! The Actor Turns 70

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 9:23am
He's intense, eccentric, endlessly quotable and on Sunday, Gary Busey will also be 70 years old.

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Why Women Need a Safe Path to Abandon Newborns

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 9:16am
Fifteen years after the first 'safe haven' laws aimed to protect abandoned newborns, experts say the need for the programs are greater than ever.

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Hula-Hoop Festival Throws Berlin for a Loop

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 9:13am
Hoopurbia 2014 is the third edition of the urban hula hoop festival bringing together hula-hoopers from around the globe for six days.
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Most Say Hillary Can Relate to Average Americans

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 9:01am
Fifty-five percent of Americans say that Hillary Clinton can relate to and understand the problems of average citizens.
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Grandfather Arrested for Losing Tot on Subway

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 8:45am
Wiley Reynolds was charged with failing to exercise control over a minor after he lost track of his 3-year-old grandson on the subway.
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Is Jason Kidd Done With the Nets?

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 8:30am
Kidd went at Nets ownership with a demand to gain more control over player personnel decisions. His request was denied.

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Seven Wounded in Bourbon Street Shooting

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 8:03am
Six people are in stable condition and a seventh is in critical condition following a shooting on Bourbon Street.
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Iraqi Tanks and Troops Battle to Wrest Back Control

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 7:55am
Iraq's military opened its campaign to wrest back Tikrit with a multi-pronged assault spearheaded by ground troops backed by tanks and helicopters.

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Pope Francis Pops Back Into Public View

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 7:11am
After Mass, the pope appeared to crowds gathered in St. Peter Square and appealed for dialogue to end the Iraq conflict.

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What They Wore: Flight Attendants Past and Present

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 6:41am
The role of the flight attendant hasn't changed much through the years, but cabin crew outfits certainly have.

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Fire Forces Cruise Ship to Return to Seattle

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 6:14am
Holland America said it brought the Westerdam back to port "out of an abundance of caution and in cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard."

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Disaster in India: Building Collapses Kill 22

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 6:03am
Police detained two construction company directors as rescuers searched for workers believed buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed.

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Is Supreme Court Ready to Tackle Gay Marriage Bans?

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 5:48am
After a federal appeals court weighed in on Utah's ban, experts say the issue is likely headed for the high court sooner rather than later.

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Disaster in India: Building Collapses Kill 20

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 5:38am
Police detained two construction company directors as rescuers searched for workers believed buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed.

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Stepmom Convicted of Killing Autistic Girl

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 3:45am
A Sarasota County jury found 37-year-old Misty Stoddard guilty Friday of first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse.

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Blue Digital Collars: Tech Helps Companies Track Staff

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 3:31am
Forget about your boss peeking over your shoulder. Now they can keep track of your exact location at all times.

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North Korea Fires Off Two More Missiles: South Korea

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 3:05am
A South Korean official said North Korea fired the missiles without designating no-sail zones, which the South Korean military views as provocative.

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Naked Man Flees Bar, Sets Off Chase

Sun, 06/29/2014 - 2:45am
The chaos started shortly after 8 p.m., when police responded to Goody's bar for a report of a naked man.

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NASCAR Race Winner Slices Hand on Champagne Bottle

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 11:46pm
Ford Racing tweeted a photo of Brad Keselowski’s bandaged right hand and said he needed four stitches.

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Brad Keselowski Wins Quaker State 400

Sat, 06/28/2014 - 11:00pm
Keselowsk led in 199 of 267 laps and captured his second Sprint Cup win of the season.
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