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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

aaMarsWant to advertise on Mars?

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

aaIraqIraq mounts ISIS offensive

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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aaMissing kidMissing kid case: Dad’s lawyer expects charges

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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aaND turbomachinery facilityNotre Dame collaborating with five partners to build nation’s top turbine engine component research and testing facility

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

aaKidman and UrbanUrban serenades Kidman

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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aaIndiana same-sex marriagesMarion County clerk’s office wed 186 gay couples

U.S. News

Judge throws out Indiana ban on same-sex marriage

What it means: Questions about Indiana same-sex marriage ruling

Federal appeals court upholds gay marriage in Utah case

A year later, high court’s DOMA ruling still shaping gay marriage

Obama cites costs of climate change policies

Boehner plans to sue Obama

US ends Philippines anti-terror force

20 hospitalized at concert

Cops: Tot death not negligent

Veterans’ service officers on the front line

Crews Fight Blaze at Stanford Linear Accelerator

Huppenthal apologizes, then repudiates

Shoplifting suspect killed after firing gun in Los Angeles mall -police

Missing boy in Detroit found after 11 days

Retired IRS Official Sought Audit of Senator, GOP Lawmakers Say

Scarred girl’s grandma: ‘I know the truth’ in KFC story

1 in 10 U.S. beaches rated unsafe for swimming

Supreme Court bans warrantless cellphone searches

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aaBombing in NigeriaSecond bombing in Nigeria during World Cup

World News

Anti-U.S. cleric’s vow

Iraqi PM welcomes Syria air strike on border crossing

Nigerian singer offers virginity to Boko Haram in trade for kidnapped school girls

Ukraine crisis: Kerry demands Russia action ‘in hours’

Ukraine President Says Tough Decision Looms If Deal With Separatists Isn’t

Bizarre bills shock Russians

Dutch tourists confirmed dead

Released Sudanese Christian woman faces 2 new charges

North Korea reportedly test fires short-range projectiles

Controversial face of MH370 hunt loses job

Missing Malaysia jet was on autopilot before crash: investigators

Hamas-hired workers in Gaza strike for wages in test for unity deal

Gunmen Planned to Blow up Plane in Pakistan by Hitting Fuel Tank

Heavy shelling in Pakistan anti-militant offensive

Treat Chinese official courteously: Taiwanese businessmen

China Ups the Ante in Dispute Over South China Sea

Turkey submits bill to boost Kurdish peace process

Report: Prominent female activist killed in Libya

Polish PM survives vote of confidence over bugging scandal

Judge rebukes Cameron for comments on Coulson conviction

Pope Francis beats Barack Obama for most clout on Twitter

aaBlack holesBlack hole trio discovered

Science

Scientists Discover 3 Closely Orbiting Supermassive Black Holes In Distant Galaxy

Caveman poo suggests they may have eaten vegetables

NASA detects odd X-ray signal 240 million light years away

Alliant to Offer Solar Arrays for NASA InSight Lander Mission

Squatter Beetles Eat Snails and Steal Shells

Health

Video: Is sitting deadly?

More Americans use cannabis, seek treatment: UN drugs agency

Designer T cells fight viruses after transplants

Premature Death is Linked to Watching Television

Pregnant Women May Lack Info on Household Toxins

Tech

Wearables in the enterprise: Unlimited possibilities

Google starts removing ‘right to be forgotten’ search results

What happened to smart homes, Glass and robots at Google I/O?

Business & Finance

Pound rallies, dollar nurses losses caused by US GDP revision

After Aereo, what’s next for Internet TV?

When billionaire GoPro founder knew he ‘had made it’

IKEA gives its US employees a raise

Barnes & Noble will spin Nook off into new company by March

GM Halts Chevrolet Cruze Sales Due To Faulty Airbags

aaCollege World SeriesCWS: Vandy’s lone homer produces national championship

World Cup

Messi sparks Argentina, Nigeria moves on

Shaqiri hat trick helps Swiss advance

France draw sends Ecuador out of Cup

Iran loses to Bosnia, fails to advance

Uruguay defends Suarez amid FIFA probe

Wimbledon

Hingis falls in return to Wimbledon

Serena Williams falls in doubles win with Venus

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5 keys to tonight’s NBA Draft

Rockets deal C Asik to Pelicans for pick

Knicks swing six-player trade

Lincecum no-hits Padres for second time

Penguins hire WHL’s Johnston as coach

NFL agrees to nix $675M concussion cap

Most hated NFL team is …

Drug lord backed by UFC star

Controversial cheerleader pic

Ex-NCAA coach arrested

aaLana Del ReyLana Del Rey ‘has new man’

Entertainment

Sawyer tells why she’s leaving

Vote on the June star fashion hits & misses

Alley celebrates slim-down

Paparazzo sues Justin Bieber

‘View’ exec mentions Frankel

Byrne to make Broadway debut

Tom & David’s epic pub pic

Beyonce, Jay Z Share Never-Before-Seen Wedding Video, Home Videos of Blue

Michael Jackson’s record sales rise again and the day’s breaking pop culture news

Dozens hospitalized after concert at Boston arena

Odd News

Video: Nude resort’s bash

Cyclist survives surprising and serious attack by a goose

Man wins $916 on bet that Luis Suarez would bite opponent at World Cup

Kindergartner beats entire school to become spelling bee champ

Bolivia rebels at rightist timepieces, flips clock

Buy a vowel? Couple flown to Grenada, not Granada

Sacramento zoo seeks yard waste to feed animals

Police: Suspect arrested after leaving shoe behind

aaCar museumCar museum to keep sinkhole

Somewhere in the Midwest; Wednesday; June 25, 2014

June 25, 2014

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U.S. News

Cochran wins in Mississippi

Federal Judge in Oregon Rules US Violated Rights of 13 People on Secretive no-fly list

Sudan Summons US Ambassador Over Assistance to Meriam Ibrahim

Obama, Boehner come together at White House to celebrate golf

U.S. Sikhs want new image

Man faces prison in HIV case

Woman who dressed as nurse, abducted newborn from hospital gets prison

Seattle Catholic archdiocese to pay $12 million to settle sex abuse claims at 2

Man Walks Into Queens McDonald’s With a Knife in His Back

Kane admits error in Sandusky statement

Pilots blamed for Asiana crash

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Veteran Actor Eli Wallach Dies

aaInfanta CristinaSpain’s Princess Cristina (above with husband) charged

World News

Video: ISIS nears Baghdad

Maliki calls for Iraqi unity as battle rages at former US air base

Iraq PM Maliki rejects calls for national government

Merkel Says Sanctions on Table Amid Slow Ukraine Progress

Russia annuls sanction for use of force in Ukraine

NATO Chief: ‘No Signs’ Russia is Respecting Ukraine Commitments

Gunfire kills Pakistan jet passenger

Pakistan expects 700000 to flee Waziristan

Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim held at airport after being freed from death

Despite turmoil, Libya holds parliament elections

Palestinian prisoners end 63-day hunger strike after deal with Israel

50 killed in fresh wave of violence in Central Africa

Chinese media see ‘giant leap’ for ties with Taiwan

Beijing fumes at US plan to rename embassy street after dissident Liu Xiaobo

Cairo subway station blasts spark panic

Cameron facing MPs’ questions over Coulson appointment

Queen’s Message Of Peace in Northern Ireland

aaButterflyMonarch Butterflies use Earth’s Magnetic Field for Navigation

Science

Higgs boson even MORE likely to actually be Higgs boson – boffins

Illegal wildlife trade a threat on a global scale

Spinning Out Bad DNA to Create a Perfect Baby

Why mosquitos love you

Scientists Warn That a Widely Used Pesticide Could Be Worse for Bees Than DDT

Electronic chip zooms in on explosives

FDA outlines policy for overseeing nanotechnology

Health

Video: Why Ebola is so deadly

3D imaging detects more breast cancer

Polio Virus Detected In Brazil Sewage, Near World Cup Camps — But Don’t

Tech

How to Watch Google’s I/O Developers Conference Live

Google’s 2GB RAM upgrade for new Glass explorers angers early adopters

Business & Finance

Whole Foods to pay $800K

Yellen may be poised to rewrite Fed’s rule book on wages, inflation

Foxconn’s Gou Urges Patience as IPhone Maker’s Sales Slow

aaLiLi survives wobbly first set to down Polish debutante

Uruguay advances with win, ousts Italy

Greece advances on Samaras’ late PK

Costa Rica tops group, draws England

Colombia wins group, rolls by Japan 4-1

US F Altidore to miss Germany match

Prandelli resigns after Italy’s ouster

FIFA opening probe into Suarez bite

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Nadal joins 700 club with first-round win

Tsonga finishes off Melzer quickly at Wimbledon

Colorful knickers banished for all-white at Wimbledon

Keys justifies the hype with show of power

LeBron tells Heat he will become free agent

LeBron recruited by Cowboys

Penguins’ Crosby wins second Hart Trophy

After no-no, Kershaw goes 8 to win 2-0

Woods pain-free, set to make return

Kings G Quick out up to 3 months

Peyton not ready to quit & neither are these vets

Virginia forces Game 3 in CWS

aaMichael JacksonMichael Jackson: recalling the King of Pop 5 years after his death

Entertainment

Turn up the heat with sexy summer TV stars

Cox sizzles in a bikini on trip

Bieber gets in car accident

Reality stars have fourth child

Hart’s ugly foot problem

Sheeran: Swift is an old soul

Andrew Stern, Husband of Katie Cleary, Commits Suicide in Wake of Photo

Oldman apologizes for defending Gibson and Baldwin

Jennifer Aniston would make a pretty hot ‘Leftover,’ says Justin Theroux

Tanks A Lot: Watch Brad Pitt Ride In The First ‘Fury’ Trailer

N. Korea not laughing at film

Stage left? ‘Clinton: The Musical’ to make debut at New York theater fest

Odd News

Car set afire with flare gun

Northwestern issues diplomas with misspelled word

Minnesota alleged burglar traced with Facebook account

Teen carjackers thwarted by 70-year-old victim’s car with stick shift

Mummified man in manhole was likely electrocuted

Zero fighter part back in Hawaii 73 years later

Woman climbs over barrier to lions at Memphis Zoo

Thief steals Model A from churchgoer, crashes it

Fears of a beer-free Utah Oktoberfest dry up

aaCat and copCat perches on cop as burglary investigated

Somewhere in the Midwest; Tuesday; June 24, 2014

June 24, 2014

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aaChildren traffickedFBI: 168 kids rescued, 281 pimps nabbed in sex-trafficking crackdown

U.S. News

Kerry in Erbil for Tough Sell to Iraq’s Kurds

Most Americans say Iraq war wasn’t worth the costs: Poll

Authorities: 70-year-old hiker died of hypothermia on Mount Rainer

Mormon church excommunicates prominent advocate for women in priesthood

Sailor dies in Navy exercise

Joyride gets deputy in trouble

Cops sued after man, 95, dies

A pivotal year in civil-rights fight

Teen charged in grandmother’s death in nudist community

Miami police: Up to 10 people shot, 2 dead in Liberty City shooting

Cochran, Rangel on hot seat: 5 keys to primary day

7.9 magnitude earthquake in Aleutian Islands chain, NO tsunami threat to Hawaii

Issa subpoenas White House attorney to testify over missing IRS emails

Nurse’s aide convicted of raping 92-year-old woman

New Jersey student charged with changing grades

KFC story about disfigured girl may be a hoax

Watch Live: Officials Speak on Amtrak – SUV Collision

17 dogs found dead at kennel after air conditioning fails

Former Taliban POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Moved to Outpatient Treatment at

Constitution Check: Could the House sue the President for refusing to carry out the laws?

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World News

‘We are facing a new reality and a new Iraq,’ Iraqi Kurdish leader says

UN: At least 1075 killed in Iraq in June

Russia’s Putin renounces right to send troops to Ukraine: Kremlin

Ex-UK editor convicted of hacking

‘Wrong. Wrong. Wrong’: Journalists show dismay for Al Jazeera convictions

Meriam freed after international pressure

Lebanon: 1 Dead, 20 Hurt in Overnight Beirut Blast

Islamist fighters ‘kidnap 90 women and children’ from Nigeria villages

Kerry applauds Syrian chemical weapons disposal, warns chlorine gas threat

Five Killed in Kenya Machete Attack

aaGreat White SharkNew Census Shows Great White Shark Population is Growing and becoming

Science

UN report: Our oceans are trashed with plastic

Researchers determine worst spots for extreme weather

ESA Confirms Earth’s Magnetic North is Drifting South Towards Siberia

Earth-Size Diamond in Detected in Space by Astronomers

With heat and humidity, areas will be ‘unsuited for outdoor activity’

These Students Want to Send a Time Capsule to Mars

Mysterious Earthen ‘Mima’ Mounds Created by Plants, Not Animals

SpaceX puts Falcon 9 rocket launch on hold until July

Health

Polio virus sample found at Brazil airport

Indoor Tanning in Teens Ups the Risk of Skin Cancer, Study Finds

Researchers Find Genetic Link Between Schizophrenia and Marijuana-Use

Tech

Video: New battery wows

Business & Finance

Japan reveals plans to cut corporate tax to below 30%

‘Risky Business’ Report Aims to Frame Climate Change as Economic Issue

Oracle Eschews Flash to Buy Micros at Discount: Real M&A

Google slashes cloud storage costs

Microsoft to release Android-powered Nokia X2 handset

US mayors call on FCC to maintain net neutrality, no to fast lanes

‘iPhone 6 production starting next month’

aaNeymarBrazil wins to advance as Neymar nets 2

Mexico tops Croatia, into knockout stage

Dutch now 3-0, beat Chile to top Group B

Spain salvages pride with 3-0 win

US wants to beat Germany, not draw

USA’s only option is to win the Group of Death

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Murray opens Wimbledon defense with win

Duncan will return to Spurs for 2014-15

Hasek, Modano, Forsberg headed to Hall

Sterling may get rude surprise

Devastating day alters draft, life

Comparisons not fair to NBA prospects

Worst No.1 NBA draft picks ever

Jaw-dropping moves at age 15

LeBron’s wife stirs up rumors

LA cops arrest soccer fans

Vanderbilt strikes first in CWS

aaAll the Way‘All the Way’ breaks record

Entertainment

Remember Solange Knowles’ highs & lows

Hudson enjoys Ibiza in bikini

Verdict upheld against Francis

Clayton injured in car accident

Why Rick Ross canceled gig

Ed Sheeran talks new album

American Idol Season 14: Who’s Coming Back?

Lana Del Rey Insists She Never Glamourised Death Of Kurt Cobain: 8

Gary Oldman says political correctness was behind ’12 Years A Slave’ awards

1942 Oscar Trophy Sells For $79200 At Auction, Who’s The Buyer?

UK queen visits Belfast set of ‘Game of Thrones’

Odd News

Video: Shark steals bait

Man’s plea deal includes vasectomy requirement

Swollen creek not enough to halt food order

Man admires troopers, turns himself in on warrants

Dog found nearly two years after going missing in California forest

Black bear ‘shops’ for his favorite foods in couple’s fridge (with video)

Park ranger loses job after he was seen dancing while on the clock

Los Angeles street sign allowed 1-minute parking

Thoughts, Freud? Vagina sculpture traps US student

Officer: Man came to court hiding pot in left sock

aaTeddy bears with skullsSkulls found in teddy bears

Somewhere in the Midwest; Monday; June 23, 2014

June 23, 2014

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aaKerryJohn Kerry arrives in Iraq as more cities fall to ISIS militants

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John Kerry Meets Al-Maliki Amid Surge by ISIS Militants in Iraq

Israel PM slams ‘disgraceful’ US Presbyterian divestment

Obama to push for ‘family-friendly’ work policies

US student dies after falling off cliff in India

Missing firefighter’s dog Duke found; search to be scaled back

Military vet returns to tragedy

Gay NY congressman marries

Car thieves snatch baby

Brothers face sentencing over marathon fund scam

Army: Bowe Bergdahl shifted to outpatient care

Navajos fight Assayii Lake Fire

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Gives Conservatives Nod On Ex-Im Bank

Mississippi Senate race, reflecting split within GOP, nears its finale

Va. lawmakers return to consider line-item vetoes

Christian radio host in Gaylord arrested on child sex charges

de Blasio takes ‘tale of two cities’ to US Conference of Mayors

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Jimmy C. Newman, 86, dies

aaIraqi militantsIn Iraq, militants press on toward Baghdad

World News

S. Korea captures renegade soldier

Egypt sentences 3 Al Jazeera journalists to 7-10 years in prison

Israel: Syria attack killed boy

Australia tycoon Packer’s ex-wife Meares facing jail: reports

China rainstorms kill dozens

How terrorists cash in on stolen relics

Court dismisses Malaysian ‘Allah’ case

Israel airstrikes hit 10 targets in Syria, observers say

Government’s dispute with opposition leader snarls Pakistan’s airports

Thousands flee tribal region as Pakistan gears up for offensive

Cameron Seeks ‘Bright, Fresh Faces’ Instead of Juncker

Indian forces fire on Kashmir protesters; 1 killed

Polish minister: Organized crime leaked tapes

Afghanistan’s Chief Electoral Officer Resigns

Bangladesh attacks: Eight members of Huji sentenced to death

aaEmperor penguinsEmperor Penguins No Longer Follow Philopatric Behavior

Science

CERN Researchers Determine Particle Found in 2012 is Higgs Boson

Extreme Weather in the United States Linked to Wave-Like Wind Pattern Variations

Mysterious ‘Magic Island’ Unveiled as Saturn’s Moon Warms

U.S. missile defense system hits target in key test

U.N. enlists legal help to crack down on environmental crime

5 Applications For Graphene, The ‘Wonder Material,’ That Could Change The Way We Live

Health

Exclusive: CDC reassigns director of lab behind anthrax blunder

Your health loses if you fail to snooze, health experts say

Apple, Google, Samsung vie to bring health apps to wearables

Clinically Dead? The Blurred Line Between Life and Death

Tech

Net Neutrality Retreat Threatens Cloud Growth

Car industry struggles to solve air bag explosions despite mass recalls

Kaplan Launches New App to Help Teachers Prepare Their Students for the

Business & Finance

BNP Near Settlement With US for Up to $9 Billion

Molson Coors is pouring it on

Student debt vs. retirement

Honda & Nissan recall cars

Eurozone recovery losing momentum, PMI survey suggests

Oracle to Acquire MICROS

American Apparel: Charney’s Bad Behavior Was Very, Very Expensive

aaTim HowardPortugal ties US with extra-time goal

Belgium tops Russia, into knockout stage

Algeria beats South Korea 4-2

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Wie wins US Women’s Open for first major

Streelman’s birdie streak wins Travelers

Struggling Padres fire GM Byrnes

Edwards earns first road course win

Hope Solo’s atty. fights back

Chief Wahoo on way out?

aaTaylor SwiftCelebs show off the best summer fashion

Entertainment

2014 Daytime Emmy Awards: And the Winners Are…

True Blood Recap: Who’s Dead, Who’s Not Dead, Who Got Kidnapped, and More!

Pee-wee Herman sketch stolen from ice cream shop

Travis’ speech struggling

Is Jordin Sparks engaged?

Pitbull slapped with suit

Solange’s highs and lows

Katy to write song for …?

Lohan wants Mamet role

The Yahoo factor: Katie Couric, leaving TV, and the world of online scoops

Civil, Human Rights Center Set to Open in Atlanta

Star Wars 7: ‘Tom Cruise cameo on the cards’ as Hollywood actor is linked with

Sugar and spice: Nicola Peltz teams elegant white lace gown with fierce eye

Odd News

Maryland teens win marbles championship

Russian lawmaker proposes high heel ban

George the cat makes his way back to old home

Maine tow truck driver swarmed by honeybees

Some irked by town’s ‘redneck’ theme for parade

aaDog named ugliestAP PHOTOS: There’s a new ‘World’s Ugliest Dog’

Somewhere in the Midwest; Sunday; June 22, 2014

June 22, 2014

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White House vows faster deportation of illegal immigrants, will open new

Kerry arrives in Cairo

US Seeks to Thaw Egypt Relations Despite Concerns

Malaysia urges US to review trafficking blacklist

Rep. Paul Ryan accuses IRS Commissioner John Koskinen of lying over lost

Kurds: We warned America

GOP’s Jindal: Rebellion coming

Couple treading water rescued

Arrest made in triple shooting

Body found on Mt. Rainier; hunt for writer halted

Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers seek jail transfer due to safety, communication issues

Feds to Fly Hundreds of Migrants to California

Police shoot and kill bear inside Alaska home

Suspect arrested in former Utahns’ murders

Families of three men stabbed by Calif. madman Elliot Rodger in his apartment

Mississippi run-off election set for Tuesday

New York Congressman marries longtime partner

Iowa GOP selects establishment candidate to replace Rep. Latham

Rep. Rangel confident he’ll win NY primary

Tuesday is primary election day in Oklahoma

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aaKenya attacksKenya attacks revive spectre of ethnic violence

World News

Four western Iraqi towns fall to advancing ISIS militants

Video: Villagers on Iraq front

Inside the Sunni-Shia divide

Ukraine’s president outlines peace plan as Vladimir Putin offers support

S. Korean soldier who killed comrades surrounded

Syrian jets bomb rebel towns

UAE warns its citizens against traveling to Lebanon, cites security concerns

Attack from Syria kills Israeli teen; Israeli military kills two Palestinians

Protests over election fraud claims gather pace in Afghanistan

12 killed in Nigerian village attack

UK Syria fighters pose long-term threat – Met officer

PM to call ‘unprecedented’ vote on Juncker EU appointment

Australian authority to announce new search area for MH370

Pope Francis says he is excommunicating ‘evil’ mafiosi

aaGoogle self-driving car6 inventions that could change the world

Science

SpaceX launch delayed again, this time because of weather

Alien base found off the coast of Malibu?

Shuttle Contractor’s ‘Soft Mark’ on History: Pins Honor Space Shuttle Team

Endangered Gorillas Protected from Oil Drilling in African Park

Almonds drain Calif. of water

Changing temperatures cause Penguins to abandon nesting locations

Health

Fitness Trackers for Kids Hit the Market

Sivextro is second antibiotic OK’d by FDA for acute skin infections

‘Diet Queen to the Stars’ fined for drug tied to NFL suspensions

Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre drops 52 pounds in six months after focusing on his health

This Vegetable Might Be Our Best Defense Against Air Pollution

Tech

‘Space/Off’ settles your relationship problems with violent space battles

Signal Jammer Vendor from China To Face $34.9 Million Fine By FCC

Facebook Overhauls Android App For Emerging Countries

Google-Owned Nest Has Purchased Dropcam, Makers of Home Monitoring

Business & Finance

Mohegan Sun, Wynn Resorts Casinos Help Alleviate Boston Area Traffic

Oil price risks put inflation back in focus

It’s Time To Bail On The Stock Market When Two Of Bob Farrell’s Investing Rules Meet

I Canceled My Gym Membership & They Sent a Debt Collector After Me

American Apparel Gave Dov Charney Ultimatum: Step Down Or Be Fired

Video: Drivers can save gas

aaMessiMessi’s extra-time goal lifts Argentina

Germany rallies for 2-2 draw with Ghana

Nigeria wins 1-0, ousts newcomer Bosnia

US can advance with win over Portugal

U.S.-Portugal World Cup cheat sheet

Klose ties World Cup goal mark with 15th

How far do World Cup soccer players run during a match?

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Solo arrested on suspicion of assault

NHL Panthers hire Gallant as coach

Wie holds share of US Women’s Open lead

Moore leads Travelers, Garcia in hunt

Cruz’s 23rd HR lifts O’s, Norris hurt

Cup condoms a hot seller

Bases cleared on 1 wild pitch

Giants beat Diamondbacks, snap losing streak at six games

Cricket craze sweeps U.S.