• The Secret Life of Pets smashes competition this weekend
The Secret Life of Pets smashes competition this weekend

The family-friendly tale The Secret Life of Pets looks at what pets do when humans aren't around. It's also the No. 6 opening ever for any animated film, and Illumination's second-biggest start after last summer's Minions ($115.7 million).

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  • Off-duty cop fatally shoots intruder who had made online threats
Off-duty cop fatally shoots intruder who had made online threats

Louis County Police Department) Tyler Gebhard had made threats against the off-duty officer's family on Facebook before the break-in, police said . Obama told reporters in Madrid. "The nicest person you could ever meet". The Affton School District website notes that Gebhard was a 2014 recipient of the Howard Foundation of St.

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  • Gov. Tom Wolf to let budget bill become law despite funding questions
Gov. Tom Wolf to let budget bill become law despite funding questions

Wolf refused to say what he would do should the Legislature fail to approve a revenue package he embraces. Efforts to come up with about $1.3 billion in revenue revolve around a $1 per-pack cigarette tax increase, to $2.60 per pack, and an expansion of casino-style gambling that would make Pennsylvania the fourth state to legalize internet ...

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  • Obama calls for mutual respect from police and Black Lives Matter
Obama calls for mutual respect from police and Black Lives Matter

The founder of St. Paul's Black Lives Matter chapter denounced the violent protesters who blocked a major interstate and attacked police officers Saturday night in the Twin Cities, saying they did a disservice to the officers trying to maintain order and that their actions did nothing to further the group's goals.

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  • Aerosmith's Perry hospitalized after becoming ill at NY show
Aerosmith's Perry hospitalized after becoming ill at NY show

Cooper tweeted , saying "our brother" Perry was stable and with family. Videos posted to social media showed him shredding on his guitar at the Ford Amphitheater at the Coney Island Boardwalk before he suddenly walked over behind a speaker and stumbled backstage.

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  • Protesters arrested during clashes with Baton Rouge police
Protesters arrested during clashes with Baton Rouge police

The police have been violent tonight. A confrontation apparently erupted between riot police and Black Panther activists during the protest - several of the activists were carrying shotguns, which is permitted under Louisana's open-carry laws, according to Reuters.

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  • Winning $540 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In Indiana
Winning $540 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In Indiana

Lottery officials announced a single winning ticket for the grand prize had been sold in Indiana . In addition to the jackpot win, there were 10 Match 5 winning tickets sold around the country, according to Mega Millions . The jackpot grew for four months, having last been won on March 8 in Washington. The only other jackpot won this year was o...

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  • Fourth Baltimore officer opts for bench trial in Freddie Gray case
Fourth Baltimore officer opts for bench trial in Freddie Gray case

Prosecutors say they only recently acquired the records from police, but the judge said they should have used subpoena power to get them months ago. The fourth Baltimore police officer facing charges in the death of black detainee Freddie Gray opted for a bench trial on Tuesday as prosecutors seek their first conviction in the high-profile case...

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  • Active shooter in downtown Denver, police responding
Active shooter in downtown Denver, police responding

They interviewed 100 witnesses and learned Mickey Russell came in through a public entrance and chased the woman for a moment before opening fire. The Denver Post reported the woman was in critical condition at a local hospital. "We debated whether to hide in the corner or run", Arnone said, and they chose to flee. And, soon, the police radio...

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  • Deputies search southern Wisconsin mine for 3 missing teens
Deputies search southern Wisconsin mine for 3 missing teens

The boys bikes were found near the abandoned Neda iron mine. Sheriff Dale Schmidt tells WTMJ radio deputies are searching the Iron Ridge Mines in the Neda Mine District. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee owns the mine. It is unknown if the teens are injured. Meyer said this is the first time since she began working for UW-Milwaukee in 1...

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  • Donald Trump Says Deleting Allegedly Anti-Semitic Tweet Was Mistake
Donald Trump Says Deleting Allegedly Anti-Semitic Tweet Was Mistake

Donald Trump on Wednesday said he regrets deleting a tweet that was criticized as anti-Semitic for using a Star of David symbol to label Hillary Clinton as the "Most Corrupt Candidate Ever!" That indicates the billionaire will be able to post far larger totals in the coming months if he continues to actively urge his backers to give.

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  • Hundreds gather in Boston after police shootings
Hundreds gather in Boston after police shootings

At least 261 people were arrested in NY and Chicago, and in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Baton Rouge , Louisiana, where two black men, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling , were shot to death by police. "I love the fact that they have their presence here". Protests continued over the weekend, and police arrested several hundred demonstrators ...

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  • Cardinals drop series opener in Milwaukee
Cardinals drop series opener in Milwaukee

The home plate umpire ruled Nieuwenhuis safe, leading to an argument from Molina. An apparent inning-ending double play turned by the Brewers in the third was overturned after a review, which showed second baseman Scooter Gennett did not get his foot on the bag at second.

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  • Sharon convenience store sells $1M Mega Millions ticket
Sharon convenience store sells $1M Mega Millions ticket

The winner's identity will not be known until they claim their prize. While no one won the grand prize, more than 356,000 prizes were won in IL, ranging from $1 to $25,000, in Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing. The next drawing was scheduled for Friday at 8 pm PDT. We're told one ticket purchased there at around 10 p.m. Friday matched all 6 num...

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  • Hundreds gather for Black Lives Matter protest in Vancouver
Hundreds gather for Black Lives Matter protest in Vancouver

Local TV and radio stations reported that news reporters have been detained and also charged for obstructing the highway. An estimated 1,500 protesters came together in by far the biggest rally Cincinnati's chapter of Black Lives Matter has organized.

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  • Why Dwyane Wade will still likely live in Miami
Why Dwyane Wade will still likely live in Miami

But Wade had a different motivation in leaving Miami to join a Bulls team that were 42-40 last season and topped the Heat's $40 million offer. Wade's relationship with the Heat's front office was broken, and that's why he left. Ayesha Curry is a popular social media personality with 3.7 million followers on Instagram and 637,000 on Twitter ....

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  • Which Tennessee Republicans are going to the convention?
Which Tennessee Republicans are going to the convention?

For example, at an Iowa forum past year, Trump said he didn't think he'd ever asked God for forgiveness; but after meeting with Trump in June, social conservative leader James Dobson said he believed that Trump had found Christ and become a born-again Christian.

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  • Twitter marks
Twitter marks "Black Lives Matter" movement with special emoji

Chanting and sitting in the road, demonstrators carried placards with slogans such as "Stop Killing Us" and "White Silence Costs Lives". The police arrested scores of people in demonstrations overnight between Saturday and Sunday in several USA cities, as racial tensions simmer over the killing of black men by the police.

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  • US Supreme Court vacates ex-governor's corruption conviction
US Supreme Court vacates ex-governor's corruption conviction

You really are required to sit in total silence as the Court is in session, but there was a collective tiny-tiny-tiny sigh of relief, multiplied, when the Chief Justice announced that Justice Breyer had the decision in the Texas clinic access case.

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  • Did Hillary Clinton do enough to win over Sanders' backers?
Did Hillary Clinton do enough to win over Sanders' backers?

Originally slated to begin at 3 p.m. ET Friday, the platform committee didn't start considering amendments to the draft platform they'd arrived with until 10 p.m., with the platform committee co-chair, Connecticut Gov. A pending Sanders endorsement was among two outstanding issues for the Clinton campaign, along with questions over Clinton's em...

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