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  • The Latest: Lawyer says Subway spokesman Fogle cooperating

    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):

    Associated Press
  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • 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…

    Dear Abby
  • Clinton, in Iowa, warns about GOP control of White House

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is warning the nation about taking a "big U-turn" to a Republican in the White House, pointing to her husband's economic record as a model.

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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…

    Yahoo News
  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • French special forces kill Al-Qaeda commander in Mali: army

    France said on Tuesday its special forces in Mali killed an Al-Qaeda commander who had been released from prison in a swap for a French hostage. The army said Ali Ag Wadossene, one of the "operational leaders" of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), died on Sunday in the northeastern town of…

    AFP
  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • 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.

    U.S.News & World Report
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    Motorcyclist dead following crash in Fayetteville

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

    WTVD – Raleigh/Durham
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tennis star Kyrgios in 'racist' spat with swim legend Fraser

    Temperamental Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios slammed swimming legend Dawn Fraser as a "blatant racist" Tuesday after she told him to "go back to where his parents came from" following his stormy Wimbledon exit. Kyrgios's colourful antics, on show at the All England Club, have split Australians…

    AFP
  • Iran talks have to conclude within 48 hours: Western diplomat

    Iran talks have now entered the "final" extension and have to conclude within 48 hours, a Western diplomat said Tuesday in Vienna. "The talks are not 'without any deadline' or 'open-ended'... We have just done the final extension," the diplomat said on condition of anonymity. This was echoed by a…

    AFP