• Captain Phillips strikes back: Off Horn of Africa, pirates go bye-bye

    Mohamed Abdi Hassan, another notorious pirate nicknamed Afweyne, or “Big Mouth,” said earlier he was getting out of the game. Things are changing in East Africa’s high-profile pirate business: A combination of greater force at sea and swifter justice on land means the bottom has fallen out of the…

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  • Police seek man who took selfie during running of the bulls

    Spanish police say they are searching for a man who snapped a selfie during the running of the bulls in Pamplona.

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  • Brand New Sleep-Aid Takes Walmart by Storm

    Discover a safe, natural sleep-aid that is helping people of all ages get the best sleep of their life.

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  • Israel Shoots Down Hamas' First Combat Drone With $1M Missile

    As the battle between Israel and Hamas raged into its sixth day, Hamas launched a drone into the fight. It reportedly cost Israel a million dollars to swiftly knock it down with a Patriot missile. The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that Israel brought down was targeted with a Patriot missile, the…

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  • WANDERING GRANDCHILD MUST BE TAUGHT TO RESPECT BOUNDARIES

    DEAR ABBY: We were visiting my daughter and her husband when their 3-year-old, "Bethany," entered our room and rummaged through our medications. The door to the guest room was closed and the medications had been placed on a desk. Of course, everyone thought she had ingested some, so they rushed her…

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  • Lifestyle choices can cut Alzheimer toll, says study

    Millions of cases of Alzheimer's could be prevented by altering lifestyle habits which increase risk of the tragic memory-robbing disease, scientists said on Monday. Alzheimer's is an age-related brain condition that experts suspect is influenced by both genes and the environment. The population…

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  • Brazil fires national football coach Felipe Scolari: report

    Brazil's football confederation (CBF) will not renew national coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's contract, local media reported early Monday, just hours after Germany defeated Argentina to win the 2014 World Cup. Scolari said that he would let the CBF decide his fate after his team lost the game for third…

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  • Corpse slips out of Pennsylvania coroner's vehicle onto street

    (Reuters) - A corpse on a gurney slid out of the back of a coroner's vehicle and onto a busy street in an eastern Pennsylvania town, a local newspaper reported on Sunday. Cars drove around the gurney before it was placed back inside the coroner's vehicle and driven off, the Bucks County Courier…

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  • Son charged with stabbing death of mother in Indiana hospital: media

    (Reuters) - The son of an 80-year-old woman who was stabbed to death at a northwest Indiana hospital last week has been charged with her murder, news media reported on Sunday. Rodney Louis Dickinson, 60, was arrested after the Friday afternoon stabbing at the Methodist Hospital in Merrillville,…

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  • The Smart Way to Pay Off Your Mortgage

    If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by as much as $3,000 a year. Here is how it works.

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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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    Refloating the shipwrecked Costa Concordia (11 photos)

    An unprecedented operation to refloat the shipwrecked Costa Concordia began Monday in Italy, with salvage workers attempting to raise the rusty liner from its watery grave on the shores of a rugged Tuscan island. (AFP) Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries and follow us on Tumblr

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  • 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…

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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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  • Ebola crisis in West Africa deepens; 500+ dead

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Deep in the forests of southern Guinea, the first victims fell ill with high fevers. People assumed it was the perennial killer malaria and had no reason to fear touching the bodies, as is the custom in traditional funerals.

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  • Three dead, two wounded in Pasadena, California shootings

    (Reuters) - Three people were killed and two 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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  • 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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  • Jeremy Lin joins Lakers in trade with Houston

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Jeremy Lin joined the Lakers on Sunday in a trade with the Houston Rockets, who also gave up first- and second-round draft picks in 2015 for the rights to European center Sergei Lishchuk.

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    Online rants, right-wing extremists fuel fears for U.S. cops (16 photos)

    Las Vegas police officers Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo were ambushed and executed on June 8 while eating lunch. On social media, their killers discussed shooting officers and frequented anti-government extremists pages. See RELATED STORY by Jason Sickles/Yahoo News Find more news related pictures in…

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  • See The Nearly 500-Pound Halibut Caught in Alaska

    A California man went home from an Alaskan vacation with more than just memories, after catching a 482-pound halibut. Jack McGuire made the impressive catch while fishing with the Alaskan Anglers Inn fishing charter in Glacier Bay, Alaska. The fish was 95 inches long according...

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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
  • Shipwrecked Concordia floated for tow to Genova

    GIGLIO, Italy (AP) — The shipwrecked Costa Concordia was successfully refloated Monday in preparation to be towed away for scrapping, 30 months after it struck a reef and capsized, killing 32 people.

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  • Windows 9 is actually what Microsoft wants to sell you

    Microsoft will reportedly announce Windows 9 this fall, Russian hacker group WZor said on a forum last week, following the launch of Windows 8.1 Update 2, which will be the last major update Windows 8 will receive. Windows 8.1 Update 2 is expected to be released by mid-August, and while the OS will…

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