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Somewhere in the Midwest; Monday; June 30, 2014

June 30, 2014

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U.S. News

New VA chief Bob McDonald: West Point grad with strong business background

Court set to rule on Obamacare contraception mandate

Big unions could take big SCOTUS hit

Obama’s illegal immigration plan alarms migrant children’s advocates

Marine charged with desertion

Man dies at Grand Canyon

Boy survives deadly train crash

United Airlines plane diverted to Wichita after emergency slide inflates in cabin

Bourbon Street tourists uneasy after major shootings

Hiker, rescuer killed at Washington state waterfall

Fla. judge involved in fracas returns to bench

Gay Pride Parades Around the World

Woman shot at Pa. gun show speaks out about ‘horrible accident’ in Bloomsburg

SEE IT: ASU police throw professor to the ground, arrest her for jaywalking

Holland America Cruise Ship Returns to Port After Boiler Room Fire; Company

Crews recover body of missing swimmer

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Motorcycle racer killed

aaNew Islamic stateNew Islamic state declared

World News

Al-Qaeda Offshoot Declares Caliphate as Iraq Battles Back

Ukrainian Prosecutors Launch Criminal Investigation Into Russian Journalist’s

China sentences 113 for terror

Four charged over Kunming railway station knife attack: authorities

Netanyahu: Free Kurdistan

N. Korea prepares to indict 2 American tourists

After 6 found alive, search of building ruins continues

Oscar Pistorius ‘did not suffer from a mental disorder’ the night he gunned down

Former aide to British prime minister to be retried on bribery charge

30 migrants found dead as refugee boats arrive in Italy

Cairo Palace Bomb Kills Policeman on Protest Anniversary

Pakistani army begins ground offensive against Taliban

Explosion in Busy Market in Somalia’s Capital Kills Two People

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Science

Video: Sharks make comeback

Warming threat to emperor penguins

NASA Launching Replacement for Lost Carbon Observer Spacecraft

Record-breaking magnet crams three tons of force into the size of a golf ball

Winners named in global underwater robot event

Scientists discover one of the most Earth-like planets yet

Modi pitches India’s frugal space prowess at rocket launch

Did Ancient Aliens Visit Earth?

Health

Video: ‘Healthy tan’ isn’t

INSIGHT-RPT-CDC didn’t heed own lessons from 2004 anthrax scare

Supercooled livers are a transplant boost

Tech

Google terminates Quickoffice apps on Android, iOS

Furor Erupts Over Facebook’s Experiment on Users

Business & Finance

US government to unveil near $9 billion fine for France’s BNP: sources

Is deflation such a bad thing?

PPG Reaches Agreement to Acquire Comex

aaMexico-NetherlandsDutch PK goal in extra time stuns Mexico

World Cup

10-man Costa Rica beats Greece in PKs

Wimbledon

Djokovic, Murray take centre stage

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Bosh joins James, Wade in free agency

Suns to pursue LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony with offer for them to play together

‘Melo’s first visit to be with …

Derrick Rose expects to be ready for Bulls season opener

Kershaw Ks 13 as Dodgers beat Cards 6-0

Ex-Auburn TE Lutzenkirchen dies in crash

Rose struggles late but wins in playoff

Lewis rallies for emotional Arkansas LPGA win

Ortiz’s 450th HR helps Red Sox top Yanks

Sabres buy out D Ehrhoff’s contract

Cops apologize to NFL star after arrest tweet

Report: Doc says Sterling is fit

aaBETPharrell and Beyonce win big at 2014 BET awards

Entertainment

Osbourne gets head tattoo

Rowland shows baby bump

Jolie & Pitt have date night

Ian Thomas makes waves

Actress Palermo weds

Actress Palermo weds

‘Transformers 4′ Has Biggest South Korea Opening of Year

Fullscreen CEO Is In No Rush to Sell: We’re Worth More Than Maker Studios

Odd News

This Is When It’s Okay To Look For Sex Outside Your Marriage

Entire South Dakota town on market for $400G after owner decides to leave

Judge lifts New Mexico village’s ban on criticism

Police officer pulls woman from tracks right before train speeds by

Adorable puppy finds himself in an unusual predicament

Snowbird’s Oktoberfest wins permit to pour beer

Wanted man turns himself in after being inspired by reality show

Car backs through Washington restaurant drive-thru

aaBattle of BannockburnScots mark ancient battle

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Somewhere in the Midwest; Sunday; June 29, 2014

June 29, 2014

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aaAriz-N.M. quake5.2 quake hits Ariz. & N.M.

U.S. News

Gunfire injures 7 people on Bourbon Street in New Orleans

Election-year fears slow Senate work to a halt

Supreme Court to rule tomorrow on Hobby Lobby birth control case

Obama to seek funds to stem border crossings and speed deportations

Benghazi case: Not-guilty plea

Falling gate kills 3-year-old

Report: Lightning strikes fan

Hot-car funeral: Tears from jail

Chicago Gay Pride parade steps off at noon

Holland America cruise ship carrying 3000 passengers returns to port in Seattle

Calmer winds slow down Arizona wildfire

Bitter Mississippi Republican contest far from over as Tea Party favourite fights on

Dad of Missing Boy Had Reason for Exercise: Daughter

In Valley, human smugglers find ways to avoid Border Patrol

Does George Washington Bridge Need Suicide Prevention Net Like Gold Gate

Miss Delaware stripped of crown, scholarship because she’s too old

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Meshach Taylor of ‘Designing Women’ dead at 67

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World News

Iraqi Forces Clash With Militants in Northern City

Why ISIS threatens west

Video: Iraq went wrong in WWI

Ukraine Says Rebels Breaking Cease-Fire, Demands Russian Halt

Seoul: N. Korea fires missiles

Israel Strikes Gaza Militant Sites

2 arrested, 22 dead in India building collapses

Saudi King Slams Religious Extremists as Ramzan Begins

Aquino expresses solidarity with Filipino Muslims

Amid active territorial disputes, China’s president tells others to pursue peace

Mainland’s Taiwan affairs chief urges cross-Strait communication

Oppostion fails to dampen spirits at Singapore’s ‘Pink Dot’ rally

My chubby nephew George looks like a young Winston Churchill, says Harry

Balls ‘Worried’ About U.K.’s Position in EU After Cameron Defeat

Pakistani couple killed over marriage, girl burned alive after refusing proposal

Photo gallery: World War I centennial

aaAbandoned babySaving the lives of abandoned newborns

Science

NASA’s ‘flying saucer’ test vehicle ascends to the stratosphere

Mars ‘flying saucer’ splashes down after NASA test

Sengi Mouse Species with Elephant Genes discovered in Africa

Crowdsourcing helps robots fed with intelligence faster

Cosmic caffeine: Astronauts getting espresso maker

Nose woes: air pollutants thwart flower-seeking bugs

Q&A: Scientist Ronald Kaplan, on the future of voice technology

Health

Regular Low-dose Aspirin can lower Pancreatic Cancer risk by a whopping 73

Could a happy marriage be the key to a healthy heart?

Insight: CDC didn’t heed own lessons from 2004 anthrax scare

Tech

Facebook manipulated users’ moods in secret experiment to show bad moods

Report: ASUS’ Android Wear Smartwatch to Be Priced Between $99 to $149

Business & Finance

No limit for GM crash plan

Calif. governor pro-Bitcoin

Haagen-Dazs ice cream recall

Indian American’s Internet TV startup Aereo suspends service

Listless market ends week with tiny loss, indexes slightly up

Getting Affordable Care Act subsidies

As Panama Canal Expands, West Coast Ports Scramble to Keep Big Cargo

Short week, jobs data may bring back swings on Wall St

NHTSA Investigates Nissan Cars for “Unintended Acceleration” Concern

GM recalls more vehicles for transmission problems

aaCornetSerena stunned by Cornet in 3rd round

World Cup

Brazil beats Chile in penalty shootout

Rodriguez scores 2 more as Colombia wins

Report: World Cup fan stabbed

Suarez told FIFA bite was not deliberate

USA confident for match vs. Belgium

US injured F Altidore unlikely to start

Wimbledon

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Beeler impressive in debut, but Cubs lose Game 1

Arrieta takes mound in historic clash against Red Sox

Keselowski wins race, hurts himself celebrating

Nets’ Kidd talking to Bucks about a job

Wade, Bosh joining James in free agency

Jeter’s blowout bash for 40th

UFC: Swanson wins in thriller

aaTransformers‘Transformers’ has $41M Friday

Entertainment

Man on ticket spree for love

Write stuff: Where are ‘Notebook’ stars now?

Stewart cut from sequel?

TV’s sexy summer stars

Grande’s maturing style

Aniston still engaged, in love

Kim Kardashian-Kanye West’s daughter North attacked by racist on plane

LaBeouf harassed a homeless man before ‘Cabaret’

Odd News

Man ‘swims’ at Wrigley Field

New NYC museum explores death, all things morbid

New Zealand schoolboy wins right to keep hair long

Looks like a good movie, but does the dog die?

Calling Dame Judi: UK needs new MI6 spy chief

Former Chick-fil-A employee accused of robbing KFC

Bronx mystery creature is member of weasel family

Massachusetts college selling campus house for $1

2 men throw out $1M ticket, sue New Jersey Lottery

aaPelican nest groundsPelican nest grounds shrink

Somewhere in the Midwest; Saturday; June 28, 2014

June 28, 2014

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U.S. News

US court puts ruling overturning Indiana’s gay marriage ban on hold

US signals intent to sign up to global landmine ban

US vows not to replenish its 3mn anti-personnel landmine stock

US Mideast envoy quits after attempt at peace deal

Wind sends Ariz. wildfire past containment lines

Missing firefighter found dead

2-car collision in Ky. kills six

Copter fires on Border Patrol

Thad Cochran’s GOP runoff victory shows new angle to minority voting

A look at what’s next in Hawaii death penalty case

Ramadan: Five things you may not know

4 different potential flight paths likely to be plotted for MH370: Reports

Report: Suicide nets approved for San Francisco’s Golden Gate bridge

Police: Defense attorney fatally shot outside office in southern Kentucky; suspect

Report on Veterans Affairs Finds `Corrosive Culture’

Border Patrol reschedules flights to California

Clinton adviser: Independent prosecutor needed for IRS

Supreme Court poised to decide birth-control dispute

aaBobby WomackSoul singer and songwriter Bobby Womack dead at 70

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World News

Iraqi parties pursue talks that could oust Maliki over insurgency

Iraq crisis: Helicopter strikes on Tikrit rebels

Iraq launches push for militant-held northern city

Ukraine signs; snubs Russia

President Poroshenko to Extend Ukraine Ceasefire by 72 Hours: Diplomatic Sources

Beleaguered Syrian opposition asks for more US aid against insurgency, fight

Blast in brothel in northeast Nigeria kills 11: police

IDF strikes four targets in Gaza following rocket fire

Thailand’s military rulers plan elections for October 2015

N. Korea hails test of ‘breakthrough’ guided missile

GAIL pipeline fire raises safety concerns

Pakistan family slits throats of young couple over love marriage

Argentine vice president charged with conflict of interest

Sarajevo marks 100 years since Archduke Franz Ferdinand shooting

Merkel offers Cameron olive branch after Juncker vote

Pope tired but smiling amid new health concerns

aaEngine of the YearFord wins Engine of the Year

Science

Video: Fracking quake risk

Could Wearable Robots Replace Wheelchairs?

Newly Discovered Round-Eared Elephant-Shrew Found in Namibia

NASA expected to launch Mars ‘flying saucer’

Russian space rocket launch aborted moments before blastoff

Cherokea attakullakulla, new moth species named after Cherokee chief

Neanderthal menu contained a mix of vegetables, berries and nuts

Health

Inhalable diabetes drug OK’d

Eating extra fruit and vegetables is healthy but may not reduce weight

Excessive Drinking Responsible for One in 10 Deaths Among Working-Age Adults

WHO urges ‘drastic action’ on Ebola, invites Uganda to 11-nation

Tech

Facebook Home is most likely dead

Business & Finance

Feds auction off 30K bitcoins

City with most Starbucks is …

New Jersey’s Showboat casino to close

July 4th gas prices likely to be highest in six years, GasBuddy analysts say

Michaels stock reflects its debt load

Report: ASUS’ Android Wear Smartwatch to Be Priced Between $99 to $149

aaAron EkbladForwards dominate first round of 2014 NHL Draft

World Cup

US’ Jones OK to play, Altidore improving

World Cup rankings: Who’s #1?

Italy D Chiellini: Suarez ban excessive

Wimbledon

Li, Venus out, Djokovic wins after fall

Dimitrov takes down Dolgopolov in thriller

Speed it up! Federer calls for faster play

Underwear ban at Wimbledon

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Hammel joins Samardzija in drawing trade interest

Baker’s career game backs focused Hammel

Beeler makes MLB debut to begin day-night doubleheader

MLB: Kansas City Royals end Angels’ six-game winning streak

Spears: ‘Melo decision coming mid-July

Memphis extends Randolph at 2 yrs., $20M

Ducks acquire C Kesler from Canucks

Penguins trade Neal during NHL draft

Cavaliers introduce No. 1 pick Wiggins

Draft grades: Who got an A?

Tony Romo responds to haters

Disease shelves rookie of year

A’s stadium lease vote halted

Gov. won’t condemn Paterno

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Where are they now: One-time superheroes

Entertainment

Eminem’s daughter a grad

Bay blasé about the haters

Stewart out as ‘Snow’ lead?

Lohan thrilled over new role

RiRi covers up for magazine

271 invited to join Academy

Movie review: Transformers 4 will leave you with a headache

Liam Neeson’s nephew falls 20 feet, suffers head injury

Jimmy Savile’s ‘reign of abuse’, energy ‘sharks’ and Glastonbury glamour

Odd News

Fired nanny who refused to leave finally exits family’s home

Pedestrian blocking traffic shot

Sirens, phones sound erroneous alert in California

Wrong Miss Florida crowned in voting mix-up

Fast food employee at Taco John’s says manager forced him to wear name tag that read ‘Gaytard’

Black bear digs through insulation to get honey

Mountain lion scares shoppers in Utah

Slimmed-down Oregon police horse collars suspect

2 men trying for eagle photo rescued from mudflats

New NYC museum explores death, all things morbid

aaFries with potWoman finds pot in fries

Somewhere in the Midwest; Friday; June 27, 2014

June 27, 2014

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U.S. News

Obama Administration Sets Course to Sign Land Mine Ban

Obama Calls Boehner Lawsuit Threat A ‘Stunt’

Video: Cheney accuses Obama

Cop in trouble over recording

Judge upholds Colo. gun laws

Dozens escape Texas building

Detroit boy: Punishment fear?

Missing boy found in own basement back with mom

Towns despair as schools shut

Supreme Court: Free speech for pro-life counselors

Pa. school board OKs revised ‘Redskins’ policy

Corporate America’s sponsorship for gay pride parades increases

Report: Hotshot families sue state in aftermath of deadliest U.S. wildfire since 1933

China ‘effectively bans’ Hillary Clinton’s memoir

Union: New Jersey casino warns of possible closure

New Jersey mom pummeled in front of her 2-year-old son feared for child during

US promises to extend agreement privacy to EU residents

How the Clintons went from ‘dead broke’ to rich: Bill earned $104.9 million for

Court strikes down New York’s ban on big sodas

Cleveland, Dallas make cut for GOP convention

Verdict reached in Hawaii death penalty case

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Senators remember ‘towering’ Howard Baker

aaAfghanistan protestAfghans return to streets to protest alleged fraud in presidential runoff

World News

Top Iraqi cleric urges rapid selection of next PM

Ukraine signs landmark agreement with EU

Syria opposition sacks rebel command over graft allegations

New leads in teens’ kidnapping

Israel steps up campaign over ‘bad’ nuclear Iran deal

As Kerry courts Saudis, what might they do?

Jean-Claude Juncker: ‘Incoming’ EC chief under scrutiny amid ‘cognac for

India Pipeline Blast Kills 15 People, Guts Houses

Indian fisherman says tiger leapt onto boat, snatched his dad

A look at North Korea send-ups in pop culture

Meriam Ibrahim and the Persecution of Christians

Malaysia Airlines MH370: Passengers likely suffocated, investigators say

Japan’s ruling parties near agreement on major shift in military policy

Abu Qatada cleared of terror plot

aaLab-grown organsPatients try lab-grown organs

Science

Wind farm OK to kill eagles

Researchers Explain How Fish Evolved Electric Organ For Defense, Navigaiton

Ancient Fecal Matter Reveals Secrets of Neanderthal Diet

Health

Video: Is sitting deadly?

Tourist in bubonic scare dies

Nasal spray beats needle for flu vaccine

Study: Alcohol cutting down more Americans in their prime

Tech

Google gets into the weeds of Android Work

App Watch: FilmOn Has Much More Than Broadcast TV

Business & Finance

Stock futures dip, but Nike rises in premarket

Barclays claims of investor protection a ‘sham’: NY AG

GoPro founder Nick Woodman: The fabulous life and career of a surfer-turned

Germany cuts Verizon cord

aaDraft, Wiggins firstWiggins to Cavs at No. 1; Parker second

NBA Draft: Recap every pick

Indiana Pacers trade their only pick in NBA draft to Knicks

Bulls acquire McDermott via draft night trade

Kid who never will play steals show at draft

World Cup

US advances despite 1-0 loss to Germany

Algeria advances over Russia with draw

Portugal wins but eliminated with Ghana

Belgium beats South Korea, wins Group H

Hurt locker: Jones joins group of injured Americans

FIFA suspends Suarez 9 games for biting

Wimbledon

Wimbledon at a glance

Federer easily flattens Muller

Italy’s Fognini fined $27,500 at Wimbledon

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Woods has 7 bogeys, finishes 3-over

Blazers offer Aldridge maximum extension

Nuggets acquire G Afflalo from Magic

Solo breaks silence on arrest

Ex-NHL enforcer terminally ill

Clowney: I played with injury

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Entertainment

Seacrest, Swift & other feline-loving celebs

‘O.C’ actor disses ex-costars

Jagger’s son joins TV drama

Rom-com sweethearts team

‘Reading Rainbow’ gets boost

Simpson puts legs on display

Monroe to get post office?

Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy confirm they are leaving ‘The View’

Shia LaBeouf removed from Broadway theater after disorderly conduct, police say

No More Snow: Is The ‘Huntsman’ Sequel Moving Forward Without Kristen

Khloe Kardashian Celebrates 30th Birthday Wearing Grillz And Partying With

‘Reading Rainbow’ Kickstarter Gets New Ally In Seth MacFarlane

Odd News

Bears hunting for honey in eastern Kentucky

New Zealand schoolboy wins right to keep hair long

Australian reporter was drenched with water by a man she tried to interview

Man accused of naked kite flying denies it and explains

Bear crashes party, skylight

Man accused of using accordion to smuggle meth

ER patient found with $300 in medical supplies

aaCorvetteCorvette home after 33 years

Somewhere in the Midwest; Thursday; June 26, 2014

June 26, 2014

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