• Sexual harassment at Comic-Con in the spotlight

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual comic book convention.

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  • 'Avengers' unleash 'Ultron' footage at Comic-Con

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.

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  • Family of 5 shot dead in Maine, gun recovered

    SACO, Maine (AP) — A family of five, including three children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a southern Maine apartment, authorities said.

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  • Japan schoolgirl arrested for murdering, dismembering classmate

    A 15-year-old Japanese schoolgirl was arrested Sunday on suspicion of murdering a classmate and dismembering her body, local media reported. The suspect, whose name was not released as she is a minor, has admitted to strangling the victim and severing her head and left hand, according to the Kyodo…

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  • Parsing Obama's Phone Call With Netanyahu, Call for Immediate Ceasefire

    The diplomatic dance between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, two leaders with a famously testy relationship, continued amid the one of the fastest-growing crises of both of their administrations. In a phone call between the two men on Sunday, President…

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  • Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West…

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    North Korea marks war anniversary (16 photos)

    The 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice, meaning the two Koreas remain technically at war. But in North Korea, the anniversary of the agreement ending the hostilities is commemorated as "Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War," a major national holiday. Sunday's 61st anniversary was low-key.…

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  • Pushing locals aside, Russians take top rebel posts in east Ukraine

    By Gabriela Baczynska and Aleksandar Vasovic KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - As Ukrainian troops gained ground in eastern Ukraine in early July, separatist leader, Aleksander Borodai, a Russian national, left for Moscow for political consultations. After what he described as successful talks with…

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  • Hamas chief: We cannot coexist with occupiers

    Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal demanded Israel lift its blockade of Gaza and warned that Palestinians cannot coexist with their neighbors while their land is occupied, in an interview broadcast Sunday. Asked by veteran interviewer Charlie Rose whether he could foresee living beside Israelis in peace,…

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  • Egypt army destroys 13 more Gaza tunnels

    Egypt's army said Sunday it has destroyed 13 more tunnels connecting the Sinai Peninsula to the Gaza Strip, taking to 1,639 the overall number it has laid waste to. Cairo has poured troops into the peninsula to counter a rising insurgency since the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last…

    AFP
  • Boko Haram kidnaps wife of Cameroon's vice PM, kills at least three

    By Tansa Musa YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Nigerian Boko Haram militants kidnapped the wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister and killed at least three people on Sunday in a cross-border attack involving more than 200 assailants in the northern town of Kolofata, Cameroon officials said. A local religious…

    Reuters
  • 49ers' depth to be tested after Hunter tears ACL

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Training camp is not even a week old and already the San Francisco 49ers' depth at running back is about to be tested.

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  • Man Killed His Wife, Set Home Ablaze to Cover it Up, Say Police

    Police officers in California are grieving one of their own as her husband sits in jail, accused of shooting his wife and trying to cover up her murder by lighting his house on fire.

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    Photos of the day - July 27, 2014 (41 photos)

    Stephen McDonagh takes part in the Irish Bog Snorkeling championship at Peatlands in Dungannon, Northern Ireland, Kenya's Denis Okoth lands a punch on England's Samuel Maxwell during their men's Light Welterweight boxing fight at the Commonwealth Games and a man competes at the Tough Mudder event…

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  • Runaway Sierra Leone Ebola patient dies in ambulance

    By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - A Sierra Leone Ebola patient whose family sparked a nationwide hunt when they forcefully removed her from a treatment centre and took her to a traditional healer, died in an ambulance on the way to hospital, a health official said. Health officials say fear and…

    Reuters
  • Video shows smiling American bomber in Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) — An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country's civil war, showing him smiling and saying he looked forward to going to heaven.

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  • Destroy Hamas? Something worse would follow: Pentagon intel chief

    A top Pentagon intelligence official warned on Saturday that the destruction of Hamas would only lead to something more dangerous taking its place, as he offered a grim portrait of a period of enduring regional conflict. The remarks by Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, the outgoing head of the…

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  • US images: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. stepped up pressure on Moscow on Sunday by releasing satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for pro-Russian separatists has crossed the border.

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  • Roethlisberger OK with choice to wait on new deal

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — There are days when Ben Roethlisberger can feel every single hit he's absorbed during a decade as one of the NFL's most fearless quarterbacks.

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  • 'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44M at box office

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.

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