• At least 28 killed in in Nigeria attacks

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    A series of blasts, including one inside a church, are reported to have killed at least 28 people in Nigeria, where the military is battling the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.

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  • Garry McCarthy says system broken

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    Chicago's top cop blames system for bloody weekend

    When a city has seven killings in two days, including the death of a 7-year-old boy, something is systemically wrong.

    That's what Chicago's police chief said after a spate of bloodshed that tormented the city over the weekend.

    "We need to repair a br...

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    China issues Turkey travel warning

    China's embassy in Turkey has issued a travel warning to its citizens after some tourists were "attacked and harassed" during anti-Chinese protests in Istanbul.

    The Chinese and Turkish governments are at odds over China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a ...

  • Final Iran nuclear deal hanging in balance

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    Deadline looms for Iran nuclear talks

    The deadline for a final deal on Iran's nuclear program is looming, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says tough decisions will need to be made soon.

    Kerry was negotiating with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif through the weekend in...

  • USA v Japan: Final - FIFA Women's World Cup 2015

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    World Cup: U.S. routs Japan 5-2 for third title

    Carli Lloyd was on a mission.

    It was her goal to help her team bring the World Cup trophy to the United States for the first time in 16 years.

    Japan stood in her way, but it never stood a chance as the Americans' No. 10 stung quickly and often to guid...

  • Varoufakis says departure may help debt stalemate

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    Embattled Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis resigns

    Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's embattled finance minister, has resigned his post, saying the move could help Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reach an agreement with creditors.

    "I was made aware of a certain preference by some Eurogroup participants, and ass...

  • Burt Shavitz was 80

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    Burt of Burt's Bees dies at 80

    Burt Shavitz, co-founder and namesake of natural personal care company Burt's Bees, has passed away at 80.

  • UNESCO trying to renew interest in poetry


    San Antonio Missions site gets World Heritage status

    The Lone Star State isn't quite so lonely after the San Antonio Missions earned a spot on the elite heritage sites list kept by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

  • One person hospitalized

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    Fans hurt in NASCAR crash at Daytona

    Debris from a car that crashed into the catchfence at Daytona International Speedway sent a spectator to the hospital, officials said.

  • Firefighter suspended for rebel flag on fire truck

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    Confederate flag flies in Minnesota holiday parade

    A volunteer firefighter said he was suspended for flying a Confederate flag from the back of a fire truck alongside a U.S. flag during an Independence Day weekend parade in Albert Lea, Minnesota.

  • Greece economy "No" campaign

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    Markets tumble as Greece heads for the exit

    Markets are already reacting to Greece's rejection of Europe's latest bailout offer, and it's not pretty to watch.

    Major stock markets and the euro were all getting hit after Greek voters said "no" to the offer by a big margin in a referendum on Sunda...

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    Romney: Trump's immigration comments hurting GOP

    Mitt Romney said Saturday that Donald Trump's comments on Mexico and undocumented immigrants have hurt the Republican Party, making the 2012 presidential nominee the latest Republican to slam the billionaire over his controversial remarks.

    Romney made...

  • Voting in Greece, July 5, 2015

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    No! Greek vote shocks Europe

    Greece has voted by a big margin against Europe's latest bailout offer, raising the prospect that the country could now suffer a worse economic disaster and lose its place in the euro.

    More than 60% heeded left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' call...

  • Williams sisters ready for Centre Court clash

    For Serena it's a vital match in her quest for the grand slam while for Venus it's maybe her last chance to win Wimbledon.

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    ISIS video shows execution of 25 men

    A just-released video from ISIS shows militants executing 25 captives in the ruins of a Roman amphitheater in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.

  • FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, USWNT

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    Buying frenzy for final game of Women's World Cup

    Watching the U.S. bring home the World Cup trophy cost some fans an awful lot of cash.

    Sunday night's FIFA Women's World Cup championship game -- which pitted the U.S. against the defending champions from Japan -- was a hot ticket. Sales took off afte...

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    5 killed in Nigeria church bombing

    A suicide bomber blew himself up in a church Sunday in the Nigerian town of Potiskum, killing the priest and four other worshippers, witnesses and police told CNN.

    A woman and her two children were among the victims of the attack at the Redeemed Chris...

  • Abandoned baby

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    Mom left baby on side of Maryland road, police say

    At first, the mother of an infant girl found on the side of a road told investigators she had no idea where the baby was.

    But now Sandra Clara McClary, 26, is facing child neglect and reckless endangerment charges, and police accuse her of taking her ...

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    Going to Greece? Bring more euros

    Tourists currently on holiday in Greece have one piece of advice: bring extra euros.

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    Fidel Castro makes rare public appearance

    It's rare for Fidel Castro to appear in public. But the 88-year-old former Cuban President recently said cheese -- literally -- as state media cameras snapped his photo.

  • Confederate flag flying in Alabama

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    SC lawmakers to debate Confederate flag

    Will the Confederate flag be history in South Carolina? That's up for discussion Monday as lawmakers there are set to begin debate on whether to remove the Confederate flag from Capitol grounds.

  • Final Training Sessions - FIFA Women's World Cup 2015, USWNT

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    Bidens cheer on Team USA

    Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, are taking a much needed break, traveling to Vancouver Sunday to cheer on the USA women's soccer team as they face off against Japan in the World Cup finals.

  • Raqqa, Syria

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    Wave of airstrikes targets Raqqa, Syria

    A wave of coalition airstrikes took aim at ISIS targets in the group's Syrian stronghold of Raqqa over the weekend. The latest series of attacks were part of "the most sustained set of airstrikes to date" against ISIS in Syria.

  • Pope Francis deplanes in Quito, Ecuador.


    'Excited' Pope Francis lands in Ecuador

    Welcomed by a youth orchestra, local dignitaries and a whipping wind that carried away his white skullcap, Pope Francis landed in Quito, Ecuador on Sunday, saying he was excited to visit his native South America.

  • The people of Greece vote in a referendum over debt bailout terms

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    What 'No' vote means for Greece and Europe

    It's a big fat Greek no. No to more austerity, no to a bailout deal, and -- quite possibly -- no to the euro.

    After years of living on borrowed money and paying the price with savage austerity, early tallies show that voters in Greece have rejected th...


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