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Has Katy Perry met her match?

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 11:03pm
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How Texas is taking away my liberty

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 11:03pm
In Texas, we pride ourselves on a spirit of entrepreneurship. We value our freedom to pursue the American dream relatively unhindered by burdensome government regulation and other barriers to economic liberty.
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Philly mayor raps hip-hop classic

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 8:46pm
A former disc jockey, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter once said that he could "make a party happen."
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How injured Dave Grohl did show

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 8:45pm
The Foo Fighters had to cancel a European tour last month after lead singer Dave Grohl broke his leg, but they were back in fine form on July Fourth.
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Men throw acid in girls' faces

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 8:44pm
Attackers on a motorbike threw acid in the faces of three teenage girls on their way to school in Afghanistan's western Herat province on Saturday, an official told CNN.
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Artist says music industry lacks imagination

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 8:40pm
Ed Sheeran was the most played artist on Spotify in 2014. With Apple set to launch its own music streaming service, CNN sat down with the 24-year-old singer to talk about the music industry. Watch the full episode of Talk Asia here.
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2 die, 3 missing in boating accident

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 6:06pm
A pontoon boat carrying July Fourth revelers capsized in Kentucky, killing two people and leaving three others missing, authorities said.
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Perry to blacks: Give GOP a chance

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 5:53pm
Rick Perry on Thursday said the Republican Party lost some of its "moral legitimacy" by not vying for the black vote in past elections, adding that the GOP has "much to do" to earn the trust of African-Americans.
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Space station gets its supplies

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 5:52pm
After a series of failed resupply missions, a Russian capsule loaded with crew provisions is expected to dock at the International Space Station early Sunday.
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Two powerful New York Democrats in a public, ugly spat

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 5:21pm
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted Gov. Andrew Cuomo for a "lack of leadership" and "game-playing" in an interview with NY1. CNN's Brianna Keilar has more.
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Pope begins S. America trip

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 4:53pm
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David Sweat leaves hospital

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 4:51pm
Escaped inmate David Sweat has been released from Albany Medical Center and is now incarcerated at the maximum security Five Points Correctional Facility in Romulus, New York, according to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
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Wimbledon: Williams sisters to face off

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 4:39pm
For Serena it's a vital match in her quest for the grand slam while for Venus it's maybe her last chance to win Wimbledon.
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Pope begins S. America trip

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 4:34pm
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Michael Douglas' mother dies

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 4:30pm
Actress Diana Douglas Webster, the first wife of Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, died Friday night at age 92.
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Kerry: Iran deal could go either way

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 4:20pm
Secretary of State John Kerry tried to temper expectations of a nuclear deal with Iran on Sunday in the wake of positive news that emerged Saturday on the long-running negotiations.
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Girl found dead in garbage bag

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 3:31pm
Massachusetts authorities are seeking help in identifying a little girl whose body was found on Deer Island in Boston Harbor last week.
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Former CNNers survive motel gunfight

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 2:15pm
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Big upset at hot dog contest

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 2:01pm
For the first time in nearly a decade, the world's hot dog king is someone not named Joey Chestnut.
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Vanessa Williams marries 3rd time

Sun, 07/05/2015 - 1:15pm
Entertainer Vanessa Williams tied the knot in a July Fourth ceremony with longtime beau Jim Skrip.
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