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Snowball Case Melts; Teen Sues Detroit District Over Arrest

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Detroit teen sues school district after being locked up for weeks in snowball incident

U.S. Sites Vulnerable to Drone Attack, DHS Says

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Drones used for surveillance, smuggling and as a weapon, assessment says.

Watch Bruce Springsteen Rock U2 Concert With Surprise Performance

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Watch Bruce Springsteen Rock U2 Concert With Surprise Performance
He joined Bono on stage for a rendition of “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For"
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Program Urges Commuters to Drive First, Pedal Later

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New Massachusetts program urges commuters to park for free, pedal the rest of the way to work

Greece may seek up to 24 billion euros in first new aid tranche: paper

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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece may seek 24 billion euros in a first tranche of bailout aid from international lenders in August to prop up its banks and repay debts falling due at the ECB, a pro-government Greek newspaper said in its early Sunday editions.


Zimbabwe group: Cecil the lion's brother killed

Conservation group "heartbroken" over death of lion known as Jericho

42 Utah prison inmates refuse breakfast, begin hunger strike

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42 Utah prison inmates refuse breakfast, begin hunger strike
Brooks HaysVERNAL, Utah, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- After refusing breakfast, a group of 42 maximum-security inmates at Utah State Prison's Uinta facility announced a hunger ... more

Wolfsburg beats Bayern on penalties to win German Super Cup

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Wolfsburg beats Bayern on penalties to win German Super Cup
WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — Nicklas Bendtner scored a late equalizer and converted the decisive penalty to give Wolfsburg the German Super Cup title over Bayern ... more

Dixon wins pole, eyes another IndyCar victory at Mid-Ohio

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Dixon wins pole, eyes another IndyCar victory at Mid-Ohio
LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Scott Dixon looks as dominant as ever at Mid-Ohio after winning the pole for the IndyCar race and setting a track ... more

Finland must watch far-right closely after violent rally: minister

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Finland must boost its monitoring of extremist movements, its interior minister said after a demonstration by the far right turned violent. Police said earlier on ... more

Joakim Noah Promoting “Rock Your Drop” Campaign To Stop Violence

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Joakim Noah Promoting “Rock Your Drop” Campaign To Stop Violence
Joakim Noah talked with young basketball players at the Major Adams Community Committee Center on the West Side while handing out drop pendants.

Apple and BMW have been exploring partnerships on cars

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Apple and BMW may eventually have more in common than just some features in your car's infotainment system. Sources for both Reuters and Manager Magazin ... more

White Sox Place Outfielder J.B. Shuck On DL

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White Sox Place Outfielder J.B. Shuck On DL
The Chicago White Sox have placed outfielder J.B. Shuck on the 15-day disabled list with a strained hamstring, the team announced Saturday.

Palestinian youth dies after West Bank clash with Israeli troops

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - A Palestinian youth died on Saturday at a West Bank hospital following a clash with Israeli troops near Ramallah, Palestinian ... more

Riverside Woman Pleads Guilty In Drunk Driving Hit-And-Run That Injured Child

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Riverside Woman Pleads Guilty In Drunk Driving Hit-And-Run That Injured Child
A 51-year-old Riverside woman has pleaded guilty to a drunk driving hit-and-run that injured a child last year, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

Facebook's new live events feature hopes to take on Snapchat

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Facebook's new live events feature hopes to take on Snapchat
Facebook wants to be part of the conversation around live events. Just in time for Lollapalooza, the social network has rolled out a new live ... more

Researcher in Zimbabwe doubts report of 2nd lion killing

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A lion researcher in Zimbabwe who tracked the lion called Cecil that was killed by an American hunter is casting doubt on a report that ... more

Recovery team continues search for Carol Stream woman

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A search-and-rescue mission has now become a search-and-recover mission for a Carol Stream woman who got caught in a rip current at Porter Beach in ... more

More than 20 percent will buy gadget for back-to-school kids, survey says

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More than 20 percent will buy gadget for back-to-school kids, survey says
Technically Incorrect: Americans reveal themselves to be neurotic about back-to-school online shopping, according to a new survey. But many will be buying laptops, phones or ... more

More than 20 percent will buy gadget for back-to-school kids, survey says

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Technically Incorrect: Americans reveal themselves to be neurotic about back-to-school online shopping, according to a new survey. But many will be buying laptops, phones or ... more
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Wolfsburg 1-1 Bayern Munich (Wolfsburg win 5-4 on pens) | German Supercup match report

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Wolfsburg 1-1 Bayern Munich (Wolfsburg win 5-4 on pens) | German Supercup match report
• Wolfsburg 1-1 Bayern Munich; (Wolfsburg win 5-4 on pens)• Bendtner 89; Robben 49Nicklas Bendtner scored a late equaliser and converted the decisive penalty to ... more

Fran Halsall eager to dive in on way to Olympic redemption at Rio Games

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Fran Halsall eager to dive in on way to Olympic redemption at Rio Games
Disappointment at the 2012 London Games has only spurred the swimmer on and after working hard she is looking for success in this week’s World ... more

Jimmy Anderson to assist England despite fourth Ashes Test absence

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Jimmy Anderson to assist England despite fourth Ashes Test absence
• Injured pace man will help bowling coach Ottis Gibson• Anderson optimistic of return to action in fifth TestWhile the fourth instalment of this summer’s ... more

Premier League fans’ verdicts part 2: Newcastle United to West Ham United

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Premier League fans’ verdicts part 2: Newcastle United to West Ham United
Newcastle need a return on Ashley’s commitment; Sunderland expect trouble; anticipation is high at Swansea; Watford look to the obvious from their Uruguayan centre-back and ... more

Premier League fans’ verdicts part 1: Arsenal to Manchester United

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Premier League fans’ verdicts part 1: Arsenal to Manchester United
Le Prof has done well in claiming Jeff Reine-Adelaide for an optimistic Arsenal; time for Bournemouth to wise up now they are in the top ... more

Mt. Gox head busted in Japan

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The head of the failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox was arrested in Tokyo on Saturday on suspicion of inflating his cash account by $1 ... more

Game of Thrones Casts Ian McShane in Season 6

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Game of Thrones Casts Ian McShane in Season 6
The former Deadwood star will have a small but key role
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Family feud brews at Bobbi Kristina Brown's funeral

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Longstanding discord between the families of star singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown erupted again Saturday to mar the memorial service for their daughter, Bobbi ... more

TV This Week, Aug. 2 -8: 'The Daily Show With Jon Stewart' and more

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Feedback: Let's talk Marlon Brando

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Marlon Brando in person

Sacked Hollyoaks actress Stephanie Davis admits to 'drinking too much'

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Working six days a week had left her feeling “suffocated”.

'Downton Abbey' to get a float in the 2016 Rose Bowl parade

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Maggie Smith's character on "Downton Abbey" might find the pomp and circumstance uncomfortable, but the PBS show is getting its ... more

Joakim Noah Promoting “Rock Your Drop” Campaign To Stop Violence

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Joakim Noah Promoting “Rock Your Drop” Campaign To Stop Violence
Joakim Noah talked with young basketball players at the Major Adams Community Committee Center on the West Side while handing out drop pendants.

White Sox Place Outfielder J.B. Shuck On DL

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White Sox Place Outfielder J.B. Shuck On DL
The Chicago White Sox have placed outfielder J.B. Shuck on the 15-day disabled list with a strained hamstring, the team announced Saturday.

Beau Biden Encouraged Dad Joe to Run For President in 2016 Before Passing Away, Report Says

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Beau Biden, who died in May, reportedly was pushing his father Vice President Joe Biden to run for president in 2016

As Medicare turns 50, what benefits does it offer?

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It's the 50th anniversary of Medicare, so it's a good time to take a look at your coverage. Most Americans ages 65 and older are ... more

42 Utah prison inmates refuse breakfast, begin hunger strike

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42 Utah prison inmates refuse breakfast, begin hunger strike
Brooks HaysVERNAL, Utah, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- After refusing breakfast, a group of 42 maximum-security inmates at Utah State Prison's Uinta facility announced a hunger ... more

Four dead, 65 sick in New York City Legionnaires' disease outbreak

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By Katie Reilly NEW YORK (Reuters) - A deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, a severe type of pneumonia, has now killed four people and sickened ... more

Sailboat with dead body aboard washes ashore in Massachusetts

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Sailboat with dead body aboard washes ashore in Massachusetts
Brooks HaysBEVERLEY, Mass., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- A sailboard ran aground near a public park in northeastern Massachusetts on Friday afternoon. Inside was a dead ... more

Ron Howard, Tyler Perry among the Directors Guild of America's 2015 honorees

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Ron Howard, Tyler Perry among the Directors Guild of America's 2015 honorees
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Ron Howard, Tyler Perry and Thelma Schoonmaker will be recognized at the 2015 Directors Guild of America Honors ... more