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New Jersey Cops Warn Against Gun-Shaped Cellphone Case

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:38pm
Prosecutors said the cellphone case could be dangerous and can be mistaken for a real gun by police officers.









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Iconic WWI Posters Up for Auction

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:10pm
A woman with terminal cancer will benefit from the auction of nearly 2,000 World War I posters.









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Chicago Workers Get Minimum Wage Raise to $10 an Hour

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:57am
The bump from $8.25 an hour to $10 an hour starting Wednesday is part of a plan to increase the city's minimum wage to $13 an hour by 2019.









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Hillary Clinton Announces Huge Fundraising Haul

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:39am
Hillary Clinton announced Wednesday that her campaign has raised a record-breaking $45 million in the first quarter of her candidacy.









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Black Church, Once Burned by KKK, Goes Up in Flames Again

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:38am
Another black church in South Carolina went up in flames Tuesday night — 20 years after it was burned down by the KKK.









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Defiant Greek Leader Pushes Ahead With Referendum

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:38am
He says a 'no' vote will step up pressure on creditors to give the country an agreement and lead Greece back to international markets.









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Obama Announces Deal to Open U.S. Embassy in Cuba

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:32am
The United States and Cuba are re-establishing diplomatic relations for the first time in more than half a century.









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Liberia Reports Second Case of Ebola

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:25am
Liberia confirmed a second case of Ebola on Tuesday, just a day after the first case since the virus was declared eliminated in May.









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WWII Vets Fight to Reunite With Families

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:24am
Immigration advocates are asking President Obama to use his parole power to reunite Filipino WWII veteran families.









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What Do You Reach for First in Morning, Phone or Partner?

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:18am
In the morning, Americans wake up and reach across the bed to hold ... their smartphones.









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General Caught Transporting Heroin: Afghan Police

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:14am
A senior Afghan general has been arrested after being caught transporting a large amount of heroin in his military truck, police said Wednesday.









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Jim Carrey Brands Governor 'Fascist' Over Vaccine Law

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:09am
Jim Carrey called California Gov. Jerry Brown a "corporate fascist" after the governor signed a strict new vaccination bill into law.









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Israel Home Renovation Unearths Ancient Ritual Bath

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:08am
What did an Israeli family find when they decided to renovate their Jerusalem home? A 2,000 year old ritual bath known as a mikveh.









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Stocks Rise On Revived Hopes of Greece Deal

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 9:46am
U.S. stocks opened sharply higher Wednesday on revived hopes that Greece would accept the deep spending cuts demanded by the rest of the Euro zone.









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Who Is Sam? Woman With Amnesia Searching for Identity

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 9:31am
Sam was found barely conscious in the small town of Carlsbad, CA. She can't remember her name or anything about her past, and now thousands have taken to the web to help solve the mystery.









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Pope Francis Is Worried About Greece

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 9:31am
Pope Francis urged prayers for Greece and its people Wednesday, saying the country was weathering a "keenly felt human and social crisis."









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A Tale of Two Republican Brackets

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 9:20am
First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.









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ISIS Supporters Throw Down Gauntlet to Hamas

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 9:05am
A video statement issued by ISIS channels in Syria addressed the "tyrants of Hamas" and vowed to uproot the Palestinian organization.









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Terrified Greek Retirees Mob Banks Amid Crisis

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 8:51am
Retirees throughout Greece mobbed banks as they tried to withdraw a maximum of 120 euros ($134) in pension payments on Wednesday.









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Obama Team Knew Clinton Used Private Email in 2009

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 8:08am
The emails show that Obama administration officials were aware that Hillary Clinton was using private email for government correspondence in 2009.









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