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    Photos of the day - June 30, 2015 (27 photos)

    A boy is tossed on the mud during the Asar Pandhra festival in Pokhara valley, west of Nepal's capital Kathmandu, Indonesian rescuers search for victims of the crashed military airplane in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, and a member of ground staff updates a fixtures board on day two of Wimbledon…

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  • Shia LaBeouf wows the Internet with his freestyle rapping skills

    Oh, Shia LaBeouf, what would the Internet ever do without you? A new video making the rounds online features Mr. “I’m not famous anymore” himself, and this time he isn’t screaming out motivational quotes, he’s freestyle rapping. Sans shirt, of course.

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  • WATCH: Guy’s epic failed attempt to cut a watermelon with a sword

    Ever wonder what would happen if you tried to cut a watermelon with a sword? The correct answer is, nothing good.

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  • Bianna Golodryga: Chris Christie announces presidential run

    Republican Governor Chris Christie launched a campaign for the White House Tuesday morning from the gymnasium of his former high school in Livingston, New Jersey. Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga hosted a conversation about his presidential aspirations with Baruch College professor…

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    Stunning scenes of London (20 photos)

    London is certainly calling in these stunning photographs of Britains capital. Through the lens of photographer Nick Jackson , 35, the streets, buildings and people become a cacophony of color. From Battersea Power Station to Borough Market and from Westminster to Shoreditch, Nick's unique style…

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  • Twitter users eviscerate ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ author E.L. James in Q&A

    Critics crashed the “Fifty Shades of Grey” author’s social media event, co-opting the #AskELJames hashtag with messages slamming the author for a series they say romanticizes abuse and glorifies rape culture.

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  • The Chris Christie record: Out-of-state travel and controversies slow a once-meteoric rise

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s record in recent years has been defined as much by how much time he has spent out of state as what he’s done while in it.

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    Greece's debt crisis (52 photos)

    It's crunch time for Greece, with the European part of its international bailout expiring Tuesday and with it any possible access to the remaining rescue loans that it needs to pay its debts. Without an 11th-hour deal, the government is unlikely to repay a debt of about 1.6 billion euros ($1.9…

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    Deadly military transport plane crash in Medan, Indonesia (23 photos)

    An Indonesian air force transport plane plowed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan shortly after takeoff on Tuesday, killing dozens of people. Television footage showed the wreckage of the downed C-130 Hercules, a crumpled burning car and a shattered…

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  • Supreme Court Allows Texas Abortion Clinics to Remain Open

    The Supreme Court is refusing to allow Texas to enforce restrictions that would force 10 abortion clinics to close.

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    Cairo car bomb kills Egyptian prosecutor, Hisham Barakat (19 photos)

    A car bomb killed Egypt's top prosecutor on Monday, ripping through his convoy in a Cairo neighborhood, in the first assassination of a top official in the country in a quarter century, marking an apparent escalation by Islamic militants in their campaign of revenge attacks for a 2-year-old…

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    Washington wildfire (8 photos)

    A wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds roared into a central Washington neighborhood, destroying properties and forcing residents of several hundred homes to flee, authorities said Monday. The blaze ignited in brush just outside Wenatchee on Sunday afternoon, quickly burning out…

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  • Hulk soccer star sends goalkeeper through the net

    He shoots, he scores! In a shot that is too good to be true, 28-year-old international soccer superstar Givanildo Vieira de Sousa, aka “The Hulk,” lives up to his nickname when his single kick of a soccer ball sends the goalie flying through the back of the net.

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    Deadly beach resort attack in Sousse, Tunisia (61 photos)

    On Wednesday, Saif Rezgui sat down with friends in his Tunisian hometown to chat about his favorite soccer team, girls and his break-dance skills over coffee and cigarettes. On Thursday, he met up with his uncle in Gaafour, catching up on family matters, on a break from his master’s studies in…

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  • New sport “Bubble Soccer” bursts onto the scene.

    Invented in 2011 by Norwegian comedians Henrik Elvestad and Johan Golden, bubble soccer is, surprisingly, one of the world’s fastest-growing sports — according to the National Association of Bubble Soccer.

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  • Robots are now getting married

    On Saturday, a robot groom named Frois and a robot bride named Yukirin tied the knot in Tokyo in front of 100 of their closest robot friends and family.

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    Out of this world photography (20 photos)

    An astro photographer has captured a series of spectacular out of this world shots of the cosmic kaleidoscope of color. Mike Mezeul II spends his time snapping wondrous night skies from vibrant auroras to galvanic star-trails and millions of twinkling stars. The photographer, 31, from Frisco in…

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    Gay Pride parades across the country (35 photos)

    Rainbows and good cheer were out in force Sunday as hundreds of thousands of people packed gay pride events from New York City to Seattle, San Francisco to Chicago to celebrate a Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. (AP) Here's a look. Find more news-related pictures in our photo…

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