• Retired teacher goes on trial in wife's cliff push

    CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — Charles and Lisa Black moved to Maine after careers as teachers in Kansas, pursuing an idyllic retirement that prosecutors say was destroyed by arguments over money and infidelity before both plummeted off a cliff.

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  • Brazil booed as Netherlands claim third

    Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's miserable World Cup campaign ended in a chorus of boos on Saturday as the hosts slumped to a 3-0 defeat against the Netherlands in the third place playoff match. A penalty from Robin van Persie and a Daley Blind strike saw the Dutch take a 2-0 lead after only 17 minutes as…

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  • Wade on LeBron: 'We are champions'

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dwyane Wade wished LeBron James stayed in Miami.

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  • Teen survivor of Texas shootings says slain family members 'in much better place'

    The teenage survivor of a shooting attack in suburban Houston in which her parents and four siblings were killed told a memorial event on Saturday her family was "in a much better place” and that she was making a full recovery from her injuries. Police said Ronald Lee Haskell, 33, entered the house…

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  • Thousands of Gaza civilians flee after Israeli warning

    By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Thousands fled their homes in a Gaza town on Sunday after Israel warned them to leave ahead of threatened attacks on rocket-launching sites, on the sixth day of an offensive that Palestinian officials said has killed at least 160…

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  • HUSBAND'S MONEY MANAGEMENT HAS PUT MARRIAGE IN THE RED

    DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for 19 years. We have had our ups and downs, but the last few months have been hell. My husband lies about having paid bills. When I ask, "Have you paid the rent?" I mean "in full," not a partial payment. We have now been evicted for nonpayment of rent…

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  • Anybody home? Pacific island of Niue hit by exodus

    ALOFI, Niue (AP) — It was a school once, but there are no children here anymore. The lonely building on this remote Pacific island now contains only a punching bag that someone has strung from the classroom rafters, and a note scrawled on the chalkboard in Niuean: "Keep this place clean," it says,…

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  • Russia threatens Ukraine after shell crosses border

    By Katya Golubkova and Natalia Zinets MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Russia threatened Ukraine on Sunday with "irreversible consequences" after a man was killed by a shell fired across the border from Ukraine, describing the incident in warlike terms as aggression that must be met with a response.…

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    Man found dead on front porch of home in Wake Forest

    An 89-year-old is being questioned in the shooting death of his nearby neighbor.

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  • Small SC town rallies for fired gay police chief

    LATTA, S.C. (AP) — When openly gay police chief Crystal Moore was fired by a mayor who condemned her lifestyle as "questionable," she expected her two decade career in law enforcement was over.

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  • Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former "Saturday Night Live" star Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart over a highway crash involving one of its drivers that left him seriously injured and a fellow comedian dead.

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  • Michigan student won't be charged in Visine poisoning

    No charges will be filed against a Michigan high school student who was accused of sickening a teacher by putting Visine eye solution in her coffee, a prosecutor said on Saturday. Police in Fowlerville, Michigan, had recommended felony charges of tampering with a food or drink product be filed…

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    Former Brunswick sheriff Hewett dies in NC jail

    A former Brunswick County sheriff and convicted felon arrested days ago on a firearms possession charge has died in jail.

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  • Three dead, two wounded in Pasadena shootings

    (Reuters) - Three people died and two were wounded in a shooting late on Saturday afternoon in Pasadena, California before the gunman surrendered, police said. Police responded to multiple 911 calls from residents about shots being fired and found a man barricaded in a home after “shooting…

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  • LeBron: World Cup final 'bigger' than NBA finals

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Just a few hours after arriving in Brazil, LeBron James sized up the World Cup final and said it trumps the NBA finals.

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  • NASCAR president Helton: No animosity toward RTA

    LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — NASCAR President Mike Helton said Friday there is no animosity from the governing body toward the recently formed, nine-team Race Team Alliance that will collaborate on initiatives and issues facing auto racing.

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  • Jersey City officer shot, killed on robbery call

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A 23-year-old Jersey City police officer responding to an armed robbery call at a 24-hour drug store was shot and killed early Sunday, officials said.

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  • Second lightning strike fatality in two days at Colorado park: officials

    (Reuters) - A lightning strike on Saturday killed a man in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, a day after another strike killed a woman who had been out on a hike. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson identified the woman killed on Friday as Rebecca R. Teilhet, 42, of Yellow Springs, Ohio, who…

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  • Associate: Tommy Ramone, last of the Ramones, dies

    Tommy Ramone, a co-founder of the seminal punk band the Ramones and the last surviving member of the original group, has died, a business associate said Saturday.

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  • Alvarez wins split decision over Lara

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez chased Erislandy Lara far too long Saturday night to pay much attention afterward to Lara's complaint that he won their fight.

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