• Obama may hold fix to flood of immigrant kids

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama can take action to relieve much of the crisis caused by tens of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing the southern U.S. border without waiting for what is likely to be a contentious and lengthy Congressional battle, say two key lawmakers, one a…

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  • Mayor: Cop killer lay in wait for police to arrive

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A gunman who killed a rookie officer responding to a report of an armed robbery at a drugstore early Sunday never tried to rob the store and instead lay in wait for police, telling a witness to watch the news because he was "going to be famous," authorities said.

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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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  • Wade on LeBron: 'We are champions'

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

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  • Eric Holder Stands By Controversial ‘Nation Of Cowards’ Speech

    In a rare interview covering a wide array of topics, Attorney General Eric Holder said that he would not back away from a controversial speech he gave in 2009 in which he called the United States “a nation of cowards” on the topic of race. In Feb. 2009, in his first speech after taking office,…

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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…

    AFP
  • 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,…

    Associated Press
  • 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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  • 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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    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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  • Russia warns Ukraine after shell crosses border

    By Anton Zverev and Katya Golubkova DONETSK Ukraine/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia threatened Ukraine on Sunday with "irreversible consequences" after a Russian man was killed by a shell fired across the border, while Kiev said Ukrainian warplanes struck again at separatist positions in the east of the…

    Reuters
  • 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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  • 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 Strip town on Sunday after Israel warned them to leave before it attacked rocket-launching sites, on the sixth day of an offensive that Palestinian officials said has killed at least 160 people.…

    Reuters
  • 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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  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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  • Well-known humpback whale killed in boat collision

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials are investigating after a 48-foot female whale well-known in the waters of southeast Alaska was killed in a collision with a boat.

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  • New Cosby show could debut as soon as next summer

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Bill Cosby could be returning to the network with a new comedy as soon as next summer.

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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.

    WTVD – Raleigh/Durham
  • 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…

    Reuters
  • 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…

    Reuters
  • Boko Haram leader claims blast in Nigeria's Lagos

    By Tim Cocks and Isaac Abrak ABUJA (Reuters) - Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has claimed responsibility for two explosions on June 25 at a fuel depot in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, in a video seen by Reuters on Sunday, which if true would be the militants' first recorded attack on the…

    Reuters
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