• The Latest: Subway suspending relationship with Jared Fogle

    ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Here are the latest developments in Tuesday's raid at the home of Subway restaurant chain spokesman Jared Fogle (all times are local):

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  • Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantly

    CALAIS, Maine (AP) — A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday.

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  • Russia cuts off power supplies to Ukraine rebels: Kiev

    Kiev said Tuesday that Russia had cut off electricity to Ukraine's rebel-run regions in what appears to be another sign that Moscow is losing interest in plans to splinter its neighbour. Russian President Vladimir Putin has gone through an extended spell without peppering his speeches with mentions…

    AFP
  • Questioning Boyfriend Is Not Likely To Change

    DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend, "Blake," recently broke up with me -- again. He told me in the beginning that he was bi-curious, and that he wasn't sure he was completely heterosexual. When he broke up with me the first time, we stayed friends. Everyone seemed confused that I still wanted to hang out with…

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  • Judge refuses to dismiss murder case against Suge Knight

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge ruled Tuesday that Marion "Suge" Knight should stand trial on murder charges even though a key witness — one of the men he's accused of running over — refused to identify him in court.

    Associated Press54 mins ago
  • Thousands of birds abandon eggs, nests on Florida island

    SEAHORSE KEY, Fla. (AP) — The din created by thousands of nesting birds is usually the first thing you notice about Seahorse Key, a 150-acre mangrove-covered dune off Florida's Gulf Coast.

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  • Williams reunites with LeBron on NBA Cavaliers

    Point guard Mo Williams said Tuesday he had agreed to a deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, reuniting him with superstar LeBron James. Williams, who averaged 14.2 points and 6.2 assists last season with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Charlotte Hornets, played alongside James from 2008-2010 with the…

    AFP
  • Mom of man killed setting off fireworks on head: rules lax

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The mother of a man who tried to launch a firework off the top of his head for July Fourth and was killed instantly said Monday she's advocating for stricter controls about who can use the explosives.

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    Pope Francis visits Latin America (13 photos)

    Pope Francis kicked off a whirlwind final full day in Ecuador on Tuesday with an open-air Mass in the capital sandwiched between meetings with bishops, indigenous groups and students and capped by a visit to a famed Jesuit church. Francis is making his first visit as pope to his Spanish-speaking…

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  • Maryland boy dies after alleged beating for eating birthday cake

    The boy, Jack Garcia, died on Sunday after being on life support at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, a Hagerstown police spokesman said. Police arrived around 10:30 p.m. to find Jack suffering severe injuries to his face, neck, back, buttocks, legs and abdomen, according to a…

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  • Inflatable anti-drowning device sits on your wrist like a mini life raft

    Forget water wings. The Kingii flotation device hangs out on your wrist, waiting to save you when you go under the water and need a lift back to the surface.

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  • Miss Universe Paulina Vega refuses to give up her crown

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The reigning Miss Universe has refused to relinquish her crown despite a tide of condemnation following pageant owner Donald Trump's remarks on Mexican immigrants.

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  • How to Lower Cholesterol Naturally

    Lots of controversy and confusion surround cholesterol. In patients who have coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease or carotid artery disease, there is no question about the benefit of cholesterol-lowering medications.

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    Motorcyclist dead following crash in Fayetteville

    The motorcyclist in the crash Monday evening in Fayetteville has died.

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  • Bear shatters glass at Minnesota zoo with rock: do grizzlies use tools?

    A grizzly bear at the Minnesota Zoo caused a scene Monday morning when it threw a basketball-sized rock at the glass barrier separating the exhibit from the public. The first of the glass pane’s five layers shattered but stayed in place “like a windshield”  as the bear repeatedly slammed the rock…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • The Latest: F-16, small plane collide over S. Carolina

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Here is a look at the latest news about an F-16 fighter jet that the Federal Aviation Administration says collided with a small plane over South Carolina:

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  • 'Very, very, very tough' Iran talks extended

    Global powers wrestling for a historic nuclear deal with Iran gave themselves yet more time Tuesday after foreign ministers failed to bridge what one diplomat called "very, very, very tough" remaining issues. Iran and the P5+1 group -- the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany…

    AFP21 mins ago
  • Man charged with slashing fire hose during Baltimore riot arraigned

    A Baltimore man allegedly filmed slashing a fire hose at a burning pharmacy during April rioting over the death of Freddie Gray was arraigned on Tuesday. A jury trial for Greg Butler Jr., 22, who is also known as Greg Bailey, has been scheduled for Aug. 14 in Baltimore City Circuit Court, court…

    Reuters
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    Lions up a tree (17 photos)

    Just lion around! This is the bizarre moment an entire pride of lions decided to take a kip - 15 feet up a tree At least 15 of the beasts were caught on camera lounging on the branches of a sturdy tree in Central Serengeti, Tanzania. But while it might look as though they were using the vantage…

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