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  • Female Lawyers Object to Stylists' 'Blatantly Sexist' Article on Fashion Sense

    Jill Sperber and Susana Perczek, personal stylists in the San Francisco Bay Area, wrote a feature article in the June issue of "The Marin Lawyer," the newsletter of The Marin County Bar Association. "Consider for a brief moment an article written by men suggesting that male attorneys 'jazz up'…

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  • FSU Cuts Quarterback De'Andre Johnson After He Punched Woman in Fla. Bar

    Florida State University has booted its freshman quarterback from the team after video surfaced of his punching a woman at a bar. De'Andre Johnson, 19, was scheduled to start as quarterback this fall before he was arrested last month on charges of misdemeanor battery. FSU Football coach Jimbo…

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  • Tinder: How to Know If That Celeb's Profile Is the Real Deal

    Tinder is now letting users know if that celebrity's profile they swiped right on is the real deal or a potential catfish. The dating app announced today it will be rolling out verified profiles for "notable public figures, celebrities and athletes" who are also swiping for potential dates. A…

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  • Only 60 Syrian Fighters Trained: US Military Falling Short of Goals

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter made a shocking admission today about just how slowly the strategy against ISIS is unfolding, saying that the U.S. is currently training only 60 Syrian fighters to combat ISIS. When the strategy to defeat ISIS inside Syria was announced last year the Pentagon said it…

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  • 'Lenin' and 'Stalin' Come to Blows in Moscow's Red Square

    Stalin and Lenin came to blows not far from Moscow’s famed Red Square on Monday evening. At least that’s how Lenin tells it. Two impersonators who dress up as the former Soviet leaders to entertain tourists were in a subway station when “Stalin” fell upon “Lenin” with his umbrella, Lenin, also…

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  • Facebook: How to Find Out Who Unfriended You

    First comes the sting of being unfriended on Facebook and then the curiosity of who did it. A new third-party app called "Who Deleted Me on Facebook" promises to keep track of your friends list and notify you when a connection deactivates their account or unfriends you.

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  • Greece: A Look at the Major Disagreements Between the Country and European Leaders

    The Eurogroup, comprised of the ministers of the euro area member states, said at the end of their meeting today that they are waiting for a letter from Greece with a new financing proposal. "In the mind of the Eurogroup, the problems of Greece really do need credible reforms to deal with those…

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  • The Story Behind President Obama Singing 'Amazing Grace' at Charleston Funeral

    President Obama’s singing of “Amazing Grace” during the eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who was killed last month in a shooting at a Charleston church, has been widely acknowledged as one of the most powerful moments of his presidency. But when he first raised the idea with first lady Michelle…

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  • Chicago 8-Year-Old Speaks Out for Slain Boy: 'He Didn't Even Go to 2nd Grade'

    The violent holiday weekend in Chicago didn't get past one 8-year-old, who urged people to "put the guns down" in the wake of the city's deadly shootings. ABC station WLS-TV in Chicago said 8-year-old TJ Donald asked one of its reporters whether she knew a 7-year-old had been shot. Dozens of…

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  • No Evidence of Shooting After Lockdown at Walter Reed Medical Center

    No injuries were reported at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center campus near Bethesda, Maryland, today following a report of a suspected active shooter. Someone made a phone call this morning reporting noises that could have been shots, the Montgomery County Police said. Officers…

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  • New Horizons Pluto Probe Suffers a Glitch

    NASA's New Horizon space probe is on track to make a scheduled approach to Pluto following a heart-stopping glitch on Saturday when the spacecraft briefly cut communications with Earth. The space probe, which has been on a nearly decade-long journey to the dwarf planet, briefly entered safe mode…

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  • Greece's Economy and How It May Affect the US

    Investor uncertainty over Greece this year started as early as January, when Greek elections rocked markets as the far-left Syriza party came into power. Greece isn't a major exporter to the U.S., though the country provides about 25 percent of the European Union's olive oil.

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  • Greece: Here's What Happens Next

    Following the Greek people's majority rejection of creditors' terms for austerity and the resignation of the country's finance minister, Greece's future in the European Union is more tenuous than ever. "At this point, the pressure is on [Prime minister Alex Tsipras] to come up with a plan to stay…

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  • Possible Signs of Alien Life on Comet: Philae Lander Detects Promising Features on Comet 67P

    Several features on a comet being explored by the European Space Agency's Philae lander indicate it could be home to alien life, according to two astronomers. While the comet has a black crust darkening much of its surface, astronomers have spotted evidence that 67P has an underlying icy…

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  • South Carolina Takes Step Towards Removing Confederate Flag With Senate Vote

    A step has been taken toward removing the Confederate flag from the South Carolina state capitol grounds with the Senate voting in favor of its removal. The flag isn't coming down quite yet, however, as the bill now has to go to the state's House of Representatives for more debate and approval,…

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  • Men Catch Shark on North Carolina Beach as String of Attacks Rattle Nerves

    Amid a string of shark attacks in North Carolina, two beach-goers turned the tables on one shark that got a little bit too close for comfort today.Two men were fishing in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, this morning when they caught a shark, witness Chloe Finlay told ABC News. ...

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  • Boy Who Survived Indonesia's Tsunami Signs Pro Soccer Contract

    An Indonesian teenager, who bravely survived a deadly tsunami as a young boy, is now fulfilling his dream of becoming a professional soccer player. When Martunis was just seven years old, a devastating tsunami struck Indonesia on Boxing Day 2004, killing his mother and two siblings, according to…

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