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Kerry Meets With Iraqi Prime Minister In Baghdad Amid ISIS Crisis

Mon, 2014-06-23 03:10

On Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry came closer than he has before to joining the chorus of those calling for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down.

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Egypt Sentences 3 Al-Jazeera Reporters To 7 Years

Mon, 2014-06-23 01:03

An Egyptian court has convicted three journalists for Al-Jazeera English and sentenced them to seven years in prison each on terrorism-related charges.

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To Boost Attendance, Milwaukee Schools Revive Art, Music And Gym

Mon, 2014-06-23 00:32

After years of cutbacks, Milwaukee Public Schools are re-hiring teachers for classes beyond the basic . They are hoping to retain students as well as boost attendance and test scores.

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Some Mexico Fans Feel Unfairly Targeted For World Cup Chants

Sun, 2014-06-22 23:50

Mexico and Croatia square off today in World Cup play. On the sidelines, both nations are among the targets of a FIFA probe into alleged homophobic and racist chants.

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The WNBA Televises Its Pride With LGBT Campaign

Sun, 2014-06-22 23:31

The WNBA launched its Pride initiative on Sunday, officially embracing the LGBT community. In addition to supporting its gay players and fans, the league stands to make some money off the move.

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As Carmakers Recall Vehicles, Dealers Might Make A Profit

Sun, 2014-06-22 23:30

When a company announces that millions of cars have a defect, there's an upside — for dealerships, at least. Car recalls can lead to more profit, and, counterintuitively, to more brand loyalty.

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Hospitals To Pay Big Fines For Infections, Avoidable Injuries

Sun, 2014-06-22 23:29

Starting this fall, 25 percent of all U.S. hospitals — those with the worst records for infections and injuries — will lose 1 percent of every Medicare payment for a year.

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How A Woman's Plan To Kill Herself Helped Her Family Grieve

Sun, 2014-06-22 23:27

After a suicide, family members are often devastated. Depression rates are much higher than when a loved one dies naturally. But Sandy Bem's family says her approach to suicide helped them mourn.

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Kerry Confronts Threat Of New War In Iraq

Sun, 2014-06-22 22:57

Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Baghdad on Monday to urge the Shiite-led government to give more power to political opponents before a Sunni insurgency seizes more control across the country.

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Congress Keeping Close Watch On Obama's Plans In Iraq

Sun, 2014-06-22 13:43

President Obama has said that the U.S. is prepared to take targeted military action in Iraq to confront insurgents and that he will consult Congress. But he's said nothing about seeking its approval.

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Puma's Pink And Blue Cleats Make A Bold Play At The World Cup

Sun, 2014-06-22 13:09

Soccer players aren't the only ones battling on the pitch: Shoe brands are fighting it out as well. While Adidas and Nike dominate the market, Puma has a sneaky counterattack: mismatched shoes.

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Georgia's New Pro-Gun Law Triggers Confusion For Some Residents

Sun, 2014-06-22 12:30

Starting July 1, the state's licensed gun owners will be able to carry their firearms into some schools, bars, churches and libraries. But there's uncertainty over how, exactly, the new law will work.

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In A Stunning Finish, Portugal Ties U.S.

Sun, 2014-06-22 09:53

The U.S. had the lead with 30 seconds left in the game. Portugal scored and crushed the Americans' opportunity to advance, without worrying about a third game with Germany.

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The Rockies' Very Bad Day: When A Wild Pitch Clears The Bases

Sun, 2014-06-22 08:26

The Milwaukee Brewers took advantage of some sloppy play by the Colorado Rockies. It was arguably one of the worst defensive plays of the season.

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Shortage Of Saline Solution Has Hospitals On Edge

Sun, 2014-06-22 07:34

Saline, used to clean wounds and treat dehydration, is a critical medical supply. But lately there hasn't been enough of it, and drugmakers say they won't be able to meet demand until next year.

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The Runner-Up Religions Of America

Sun, 2014-06-22 07:11

One nation under God, with many different religious traditions.

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Quebec Police Capture 3 Inmates Who Escaped Using Helicopter

Sun, 2014-06-22 07:02

The three men, charged with murder and drug trafficking, were captured in a luxury condo in Montreal. The suspects escaped June 7.

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Video: Caught In Crossfire As ISIS Claims More Iraqi Cities

Sun, 2014-06-22 05:35

The Sunni group has taken over four western Iraqi towns since Friday. A BBC crew captured the scene when militants opened fire.

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In Cairo, Kerry Says U.S. Is Not Responsible For Iraq's Current Crisis

Sun, 2014-06-22 04:14

In the first leg of a trip through the Mideast, Secretary of State John Kerry met with Egypt's new president, but Iraq will be a major subject discussion.

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In LA, Barbers Cut Hair And Check Blood Pressure

Sun, 2014-06-22 04:00

A Los Angeles doctor is training barbers to check their customers for high blood pressure. He's targeting the social hubs for black men because of the health risks associated with hypertension.

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