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'Happy' Putin, Confident China See Brexit Silver Linings

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 4:45am
Voters were warned that Brexit would be a political boon for Russia and China - and the early response suggests those predictions were right.
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Oscar Pistorius' Murder Sentencing Begins

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 3:51am
Oscar Pistorius killed model and law graduate Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013.
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Chicago Gun Violence: Inside a City Under Siege

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 3:46am
Since the beginning of 2016, Chicago has seen more homicides than New York and Los Angeles combined — and many of the victims are children.
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PBS Apologizes for Editing 'Live' Fireworks on July 4

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 11:51pm
PBS said it interpolated old fireworks 'for the best possible television viewing experience' and was 'very proud' of the show.
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Trump Calls FBI Decision on Clinton a 'Tragedy'

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 11:32pm
Donald Trump shared the battleground state of North Carolina with Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama on Tuesday.
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Comey Clears Clinton While Offering Fuel to Her Critics

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 11:03pm
The FBI held Clinton's email saga to criminal standards and found it lacking. The rest, about judgment, care and professionalism, is up for debate.
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Ark of Biblical Proportions Set to Open in Kentucky

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 9:16pm
A 510- foot-long, $100 million ark built by Christians who say the biblical story really happened is ready to open in Kentucky this week.
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House Resumes Gun Control Showdown

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 9:02pm
Will Democrats take similar protesting action as they did last month during the day-long sit-in over gun control?
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Cabbie Returns $187K Left in Taxi — and Gets $100 Reward

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 8:10pm
A man who left $187,000 cash in a Boston taxi has been reunited with his money thanks to an honest driver, police said.
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Bob Corker Is Formally Vetted for Trump VP Slot

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 7:21pm
Corker could be a bridge to the party establishment and the Chamber of Commerce wing of the Republican Party.
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Who Is FBI Director James Comey?

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 7:06pm
With a resume of fighting terrorism and white collar crimes, James Comey — who famously prosecuted Martha Stewart — is the 7th director of the FBI.
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A Home Away From Home for Families in Need

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 6:56pm
Hospitality Homes provides free, short-term housing for patients receiving medical care and their families — a welcome alternative to expensive hotel rooms.
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These Are NASA's Greatest Probe Missions

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 6:19pm
After a 1.7 billion mile journey, NASA's solar-powered probe Juno has reached Jupiter's orbit. But it's not the first man-made object t
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Mystery Hero Pulls Paralyzed Man From Burning Home

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 6:11pm
A mysterious hero broke down the door of a burning building and rescued a paralyzed man as smoke filled a suburban Chicago home, relatives say.
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Woman Guilty in Fatal Beating at Secretive Church

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 6:04pm
Sarah Ferguson is accused of taking part in beatings at her family's secretive upstate New York church that left one of her half-brother's dead.
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Italian Charged After U.S. Teen Slain on First Day in Rome

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 5:52pm
Beau Solomon, a personal finance major at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, had been due to participate in a study abroad program in Italy.
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Seven Killed in Military Chopper Crash in Turkey

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 5:01pm
Seven people died when a Turkish military helicopter carrying 15 passengers, including senior military personnel, crashed in the Black Sea region.
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Changing N.C. is Becoming A Key Swing State

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 4:42pm
North Carolina is emerging as an important 2016 state, but a closer examination suggests growing advantages there for Hillary Clinton.
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Bikini Atoll Revolutionized the Swimsuit 70 Years Ago

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 4:20pm
The bikini is turning 70 and is still turning heads. The iconic two-piece bathing suit was the creation of French engineer Louis Reard.
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Mother Charged in 4 Kids' Deaths Goes to Mental Institute

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 4:12pm
A Tennessee mother charged with fatally stabbing four of her children was taken to a mental health institute after a brief court appearance Tuesday.
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