• Brazil booed as Netherlands claim third

    Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's miserable World Cup campaign ended to 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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  • Israeli commandos clash with Hamas militants on Day 6 of Gaza offensive

    By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ari Rabinovitch GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli naval commandos clashed with Hamas militants in a raid on the coast of the Gaza Strip on Sunday, in what appeared to be the first ground assault of a six-day Israeli offensive on the territory aimed at stopping Palestinian…

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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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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Ukraine jets pound rebels after deadly missile attack

    By Richard Balmforth and Natalia Zinets KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian war planes bombarded separatists along a broad front on Saturday, inflicting huge losses, Kiev said, after President Petro Poroshenko said "scores and hundreds" would be made to pay for a deadly missile attack on Ukrainian forces.…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 5 things to watch as Cavs bring in LeBron James

    LeBron James' decision to come home to Cleveland is being hailed as a story about the power of forgiveness and maturity and a victory for a blue-collar Northern city over a destination spot in glitzy Miami.

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  • Poachers kill elephant for tusks in Thai sanctuary

    BANGKOK (AP) — Poachers have killed and sawed the tusks off a 50-year-old elephant that performed in Thai royal processions and was featured in Oliver Stone's 2004 movie "Alexander," the manager of the conservation center where the animal was kept said Friday.

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  • Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect it will close

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's crumbling casino market disintegrated even further Saturday as the owners of the Trump Plaza casino said they expect to shut down in mid-September.

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    Man arrested in Florida for murder of Medford mother Sarah Goode

    The young mother was found murdered in Suffolk County in June.

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  • Republican governors' words shift on gay marriage

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Deep in the nation's Bible Belt, new signs emerged this weekend of an evolution among Republican governors on gay marriage, an explosive social issue that has divided American families and politics for years.

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  • What the military did while Benghazi post burned

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One by one, behind closed doors, military officers explained what they did and didn't do the night the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, burned.

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  • Two more charged in slaying of 12-year-old NJ girl on scooter

    Two more suspects were charged in the killing of a 12-year-old New Jersey girl who was struck in the head by a stray bullet as she rode her scooter to a family gathering, authorities said on Friday. Jeffery Ellerbee, 21, and Marshae Anthony, 19, both of Paterson, New Jersey, were charged in…

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    Photos of the day - July 12, 2014 (33 photos)

    Cambodian military officers fire artillery during a ceremony to pray for former King Norodom Sihanouk at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Aa zoo keeper feeds a hippopotamuses at the Taipei Zoo in Taiwan and a Palestinian reacts to a fire caused by an Israeli tank shelling in the industrial area in…

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