• First Zika death in continental US
First Zika death in continental US

Conclusive scientific evidence linking Zika infection with adverse outcomes in babies has prompted county public health officials to step up efforts to educate local residents about dangers of the Zika virus. The main risk is to pregnant women. Many people who are infected with Zika will show no symptoms or mild symptoms, according to the CD...

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  • Police arrest man in San Diego homeless killings
Police arrest man in San Diego homeless killings

San Diego police on Thursday morning arrested a 36-year-old man in connection with a series of attacks on the California city's homeless population, police announced. San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer reiterated the push to stop the "reprehensible" attacks, and encouraged the public to report any tips or relevant information to the authorities.

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  • Basketball legend Summitt passes away at 64
Basketball legend Summitt passes away at 64

Rest in Peace Coach Summitt, and thanks for being one of the best pioneers in the game of basketball. She coached the Tennessee Women's Basketball team for almost 40 years, winning eight national championships. In her role, Summitt influenced many personnel decisions, including drafts, trades, and other related matters. Summitt stepped aside as...

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  • Shots fired in Denver; victims being taken to hospital
Shots fired in Denver; victims being taken to hospital

The shooter was found dead from a self-inflicted gun shot. A female is in critical condition after a shooting occurred in a building in Downtown Denver , according to authorities. He added: 'People were walking out of the building with their hands raised over their heads, ' he said. He was banned from the airport in Buena Vista based on some c...

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  • Corker withdraws as potential Trump mate
Corker withdraws as potential Trump mate

The Post reported that Corker had been under serious consideration by Trump and had submitted personal documents to the attorney managing the vetting process. "He is so well-rounded, served as governor, and I think he's a great conservative". Ernst said she will continue to do what she can to support Trump .

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  • Senate Passes Mandatory GMO Labeling Bill
Senate Passes Mandatory GMO Labeling Bill

House approval is not yet a given, and any amendments the House adds would return the bill to the Senate. The bipartisan vote suggests good chances of passage in the U.S. Farmers lobbied against the Vermont law, worrying that labeling stigmatizes GMO crops and could hurt demand for food containing those ingredients, but have applauded this law.

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  • Bill Cosby Loser Flies Home
Bill Cosby Loser Flies Home

Bill Cosby has lost another appeal in his ongoing sexual assault case, with a judge ruling the embattled comedian must stand trial. On Thursday, Cosby appeared in a Norristown, Penn., court to request approval for the defendant to provide more substantial statement documenting his involvement in one of many accusations brought against him.

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  • Donald Trump poses tough decisions for Montana GOP stalwarts
Donald Trump poses tough decisions for Montana GOP stalwarts

During the same meeting, the Post reported that Trump said Sen. Flake introduced himself as "the other senator from Arizona, the one who didn't get captured" - showing his distaste for comments Trump made about McCain, when Trump told a crowd a year ago that he liked people who hadn't been captured.

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  • North Korea test-fires sub-launched missile
North Korea test-fires sub-launched missile

The UN Security Council imposed harsh new sanctions on the country in response to North Korea's fourth nuclear test and the long-range rocket. Neighboring Japan, the United States, and South Korea's military condemned the missile launch as a flagrant violation of U.N.

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  • Pakistani philanthropist Edhi's funeral held at Karachi
Pakistani philanthropist Edhi's funeral held at Karachi

The foundation owns and runs Pakistan's largest ambulance service, as well as nursing homes, orphanages, clinics and women's shelters, along with rehabilitation centers and soup kitchens across the country. "Edhi sahab passed away tonight". The resource has proved greatly necessary to those in the nation over the past five decades, given the amount...

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  • State Department Reopens Probe Into Hillary Clinton Emails
State Department Reopens Probe Into Hillary Clinton Emails

State Department headquarters in D.C., left, and, right, Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to the reporters at United Nations headquarters on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Now that inquiry is over, the State Department will reopen its review. "Republicans have been ruthless in ruining her reputation, a lot of this is political gain to further destroy her...

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  • Man Called 911, Then Ambushed Responding Officer — Georgia Police
Man Called 911, Then Ambushed Responding Officer — Georgia Police

Valdosta Police Officer Randall Hancock arrived at the apartment complex at 8:12 a.m. and was shot at "upon exiting his patrol auto". The call came in just before 8:00 to the Three Oaks Apartments in Valdosta about damage to property.

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  • Rangers overcome Hamels struggles in 6-5 win over Twins
Rangers overcome Hamels struggles in 6-5 win over Twins

Still, Hamels and centre fielder Ian Desmond will represent the Rangers in the All-Star Game in San Diego next week. Nolasco, who has only one win in his last seven starts, is 3-3 with a 4.79 in eight starts away from home.Nick Martinez, winless in four starts, was scheduled to get the nod Saturday but he was demoted to the minors after Friday's ...

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  • Leave Fourth of July fireworks to the pros
Leave Fourth of July fireworks to the pros

Sparklers are among the few legal fireworks in OH, but they burn very hot and send many children to emergency rooms each year. Last year, two National Football League players made headlines after losing fingers in accidents involved with fireworks .

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  • Hurd Questions Recommendation Not to Prosecute
Hurd Questions Recommendation Not to Prosecute

If she were at the Federal Bureau of Investigation instead of running for president, Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonPeter King: Mistake for GOP to attack Federal Bureau of Investigation director's integrity Clinton ahead nationally amid widespread dissatisfaction: poll Trump slips on Constitution particulars at House GOP meeting MORE might ha...

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  • PBS gets blasted online for using stock footage of fireworks
PBS gets blasted online for using stock footage of fireworks

The broadcasting service also called its actions "the patriotic thing to do". This is where PBS producers jumped in and replaced the live feed of the evening's activities with old, stock footage of past fireworks displays. Watch as a crew sets and detonates a 1,175-pound firework in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Of course, with this being soci...

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  • Harley-Davidson motorcycles investigated for brake failure
Harley-Davidson motorcycles investigated for brake failure

The investigation summary says riders experience no discernible braking effect when applying the front brake hand lever or rear brake foot pedal. 43 complaints have been filed. If riders go past that interval, the older fluid can become contaminated with moisture, potentially causing corrosion and eventually brake failure. The agency said it was ...

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  • Hillary Clinton: 'We Cannot, We Must Not, Vilify Police Officers'
Hillary Clinton: 'We Cannot, We Must Not, Vilify Police Officers'

Clinton led conference participants in prayer, imploring them to put themselves in the shoes of police officers walking a beat or a black American stopped by a police officer. The Dallas protest was one of many across the nation, including one in Philadelphia, after two black men recently were killed by police in Louisiana and Minnesota.

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  • Newt Gingrich confirms he's being vetted for Donald Trump's VP
Newt Gingrich confirms he's being vetted for Donald Trump's VP

Sittenfeld, a councilman for the city of Cincinnati. "I view myself as deep in substance and policy, and I just think there are better ways for me to serve in the public arena". A former congressman, Mr. Pence met with Mr. Trump on Saturday. One of his most loyal supporters has been Mr. Gingrich, the former speaker of the House of Representatives...

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  • More lawmakers dumping Trump
More lawmakers dumping Trump

Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., who has not endorsed the presumptive Republican nominee but has said he hopes to be able to do so. But some Republicans left the meeting still feeling unsure about Donald Trump. The possibility of Clinton filling those posts - or Republicans pushing their agenda against another Democratic administration - should be enough...

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