Isner double-faults twice late to lose in 5 at Wimbledon
China to create $19B fund to support plunging stock market
NEW YORK (AP) — China has reportedly decided to bar new public offerings of stock and will create a fund to stabilize its stock market, which has been roiled by a wave of selloffs..
Tigers' Miguel Cabrera on DL, out 6 weeks with calf injury
Australian Dennis wins Tour opening stage
Defending champion wins women's hot dog eating competition
After year of Washington legal pot sales, taxes top $70M
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington launched its second-in-the-nation legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers. A year later, the state has about 160 shops open, tax revenues have soared past expectations
A year on, children caught on border struggle to stay, adapt
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At 1-year-old, a wide-eyed, restless Joshua Tinoco faces the prospect of deportation to his native Honduras, one of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border last year.
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Reddit apologises after staff sacking
Ellen Pao, CEO at Reddit, says sorry over way we handled the transition after community complains about the sacking of a popular employee.
PM plans to boost home ownership
Prime Minister David Cameron says the Budget will include a package of measures to help people buy their own home and boost house building.
Croatia football officials arrested
Two senior officials with Croatias leading football club are arrested on suspicion of embezzlement and tax evasion, police say.
Dennis in yellow with record speed
Rohan Dennis rides the fastest individual time trial in Tour de France history to claim victory on the opening stage in Utrecht.
Dealers to prop up China shares
Top Chinese brokerages promise to spend at least $20bn on shares to halt the slide in the stock market, which has fallen sharply in recent weeks.
A referendum that will sink or rescue the Greek economy
If Greeks vote No on Sunday, their banks could go from their current frozen state to being totally and utterly crippled.
Hamilton takes third British GP pole
Lewis Hamilton beats team-mate Nico Rosberg in an all-Mercedes battle for pole position at the British Grand Prix.
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Fireworks hit crowd; 9 hurt
Misdirected fireworks shot into a crowd at a Fourth of July celebration near Vail, Colorado, Friday night, causing nine people to suffer minor burns.
Rain no match for Peachtree run
Bad weather did not put a damper on the worlds biggest 10K, which kicked off Saturday in Atlanta despite rain delays.
Putin sends congrats to Obama
What to know about the dog flu
New cases of canine influenza have spread across several states, and veterinarians are urging vigilance.
Suspect pulls BB gun on cops
A grand jury ruled that an officers use of deadly force was justified after a suspect pulled out a BB gun during an arrest. CNN affiliate KLTV reports.
July 4th fireworks: 5 fun things to know
As night skies boom and crack with fireworks on July Fourth, millions of Americans will gather to gaze at the grand explosions illuminating the skies.
Tentative deal on Iran sanctions
Experts from the countries involved in the Iran nuclear negotiations have reached a tentative agreement on language dealing with sanctions relief, a source familiar with the talks told CNN on Saturday.
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Pakistani military says it achieved major victory in mountain assault
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan’s military says it achieved a major strategic victory over Islamist militants hiding in the Shawal Valley, a thickly forested area bordering Afghanistan thought to be among the last few refuges here for al-Qaeda and the Pakistani
McCain warns against calendar-based troop withdrawal from Afghanistan
KABUL — Sen. John McCain warned Saturday that a calendar-based pullout of U.S. troops from Afghanistan as outlined by the Obama administration would be a serious mistake, emboldening the Taliban and allowing the country to once again become a stronghold
As Greece stands on the brink, the consequences are more than economic
ATHENS — Tucked in a tough corner of Europe, Athens has been battling foreign invasions at least as long as records can tell the tale. So as this deeply divided nation prepares for a Sunday vote about whether to swallow
A wave of recent attacks by Palestinians sets Israelis on edge
BETHLEHEM, West Bank — On Monday, Maysoon Musa rose early for morning prayers, then helped harvest squash in the family fields. She acted “perfectly normal,” said her mother, who described her daughter as “just a quiet girl, as shy as
Greeks take to the streets for dueling rallies that reflect a divided nation
ATHENS — Dueling rallies of tens of thousands of people apiece took over central Athens on Friday evening, with demonstrators making their final push before a referendum on Sunday that has passionately divided this flailing nation between those terrified Greece
Britain split on how to counter draw of radicalism 
BRADFORD, England — When three young men left behind the gentle West Yorkshire hills to blow themselves up on London trains and buses 10 years ago next week, the astonishment felt by people in this multiethnic area of northern England
Iran’s lead negotiator: ‘We have never been closer to a lasting outcome’
VIENNA — Iran’s foreign minister released a video message Friday as nuclear talks were nearing an end, saying an agreement is at hand and can be reached if the United States and its partners choose cooperation over coercion.Read full article
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Tunisia declares state of emergency after hotel attack: state media
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday following an Islamic militant gun attack on a Sousse beach hotel, where 38 foreign tourists, mostly Britons, were killed, TAP news agency said, citing the
Iraqi jets drop leaflets over Mosul promising to recapture city
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi jets dropped leaflets over Mosul telling residents that Islamic State fighters would soon be driven from the northern city, saying details of the operation would be broadcast on a new radio station.
Egypt says kills 12 militants in air strikes as Sisi inspects troops
ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Egypt launched air strikes in North Sinai on Saturday, killing 12 militants, security sources said, and the Egyptian president visited the restive province where the bloodiest fighting in years erupted earlier this week.
Migrants disrupt cross-channel tunnel services at Calais
LONDON (Reuters) - Dozens of migrants trying to stow away on vehicles crossing the Channel by tunnel between France and England broke through perimeter fences at Calais overnight, temporarily halting traffic, a Eurotunnel spokesman said on Saturday.
U.S. marks July Fourth amid worries over security, sharks, wildfires
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Millions of Americans readied on Saturday for Independence Day parades and firework shows amid worries over possible security threats, a spike in shark attacks on East Coast beaches and the danger of wildfires in the West.
Putin tells Obama he wants dialogue based on equality and respect
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin called for dialogue based on equal treatment and mutual respect with the United States on Saturday in a congratulatory message to President Barack Obama marking U.S. Independence Day.
China brokerages pledge to buy $19.3 billion in shares to steady plunging market
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinas top securities brokerages said on Saturday that they would collectively buy at least 120 billion yuan ($19.3 billion
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Heightened terror concerns new Fourth of July norm
Authorities call for vigilance but report no specific threat to the U.S. this July 4th weekend.       
Defending champion wins women's hot dog eating competition
Defending champion Miki Sudo has won the womens division of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathans Famous in Coney Islan...    
Woman hit, killed after trying to save suicidal boyfriend
A woman was hit and killed by an oncoming car early Saturday morning as she tried to save her suicidal boyfriend, according to Harris County...   
Tentative agreement on Iran sanctions relief
World powers and Iran have reached tentative agreement on sanctions relief for the Islamic Republic, among the most contentious issues in a ...    
Bison attacks at Yellowstone National Park lead to warnings
Bisons attacked four people at Yellowstone National Park this season, prompting warnings.       
Putin sends July Fourth message to Obama
Putin called for dialogue and respect between the two nations.       
Trump: San Francisco shooting case for securing border
Presidential hopeful says the random shooting shows hes right on immigration.       
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Defending Hot Dog Eating Champ Grills Competition
Miki Sudo of Las Vegas ate 38 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to claim the coveted title Saturday in Coney Island, Brooklyn.
Cuba's Fidel Castro Makes Rare Public Appearance
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, 88, visited 19 cheese masters in a rare trip outside his Havana home, official media reported on Saturday.
Terrorism Fears Cast Shadow Over July 4 Celebrations
As large crowds gather all over the country for Fourth of July celebrations, theres heightened concern about terrorist attacks. NBCs Kristen Welker reports.
Putin Sends Obama an Independence Day Message
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a congratulatory message to President Barack Obama marking U.S. Independence Day.
California Towns Cancel Fireworks Amid Drought
Drought-weary California will be extra careful this Fourth of July, with some cities banning private fireworks and others canceling official displays.
Brisket Bandit's Blaze Costs BBQ Joint Thousands
Firefighters had to come to Bet the House BBQ on South Elm Street just before 5 a.m. to put out a fire that started behind the building in the restaurants smoke house.
Explosive Device Thrown at Backyard Party Injures 6 Teens
The Manteca Police Department said officers responded to reports of numerous injuries from an explosion at a local home shortly before midnight.
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Fur Is Back in Fashion and Debate
While the fur industry and animal rights lobby update their methods for swaying designers and consumers, fur remains both fashionable and contentious.
Health Insurance Companies Seek Big Rate Increases for 2016
The companies say new customers under the Affordable Care Act have been sicker than expected, while federal officials say they want the requests scaled back.
Assignment America: Sandpoint, Idaho
Through grit and persistence, the center is holding in this Western small town, against forces that are turning other hamlets into ghost towns.
California Drought Takes Some Sparkle Out of Fireworks Displays
Cupertino and other towns are canceling Fourth of July displays, but most are focusing instead on illegal fireworks use, which is seen as a greater risk.
The Saturday Profile: U.N. Envoy Draws on Her Past in Sierra Leone to Help Abused Women
Zainab Bangura, as the special envoy for sexual violence in conflict, documents abuses against women — the wars within the wars for power and riches.
Afghan Forces Battle Taliban 30 Miles West of Kabul
Casualties from the battle in Wardak Province were said to be high, and senior officials criticized security forces’ response as slow and ineffective.
Despair and Anger as Puerto Ricans Cope With Debt Crisis
As the commonwealth grapples with a $73 billion debt it calls unpayable, residents are dealing with higher sales tax and bracing for revenue-increasing cuts.
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Putin Wishes Obama a Happy Independence Day
Russian-American relations remain the most important factor of international stability and security
‘Wheelchair Bandit’ Arrested After New York Heist
Kelvin Dennison, 23, said he was using the wheelchair after being shot
Tunisia President Declares State of Emergency
But its not yet clear why
Egypt Marks Two Years Since Islamist Leader’s Ouster
Mohammed Morsi has since been sentenced to death
Facebook Photo Reunites Mom With Son Lost for 15 Years
The last time Hope Holland saw her son, Jonathan, he was a curly-haired 3-year-old. For 15 years she never gave up her dream of being reunited with her youngest son, who was kidnapped by his father, who shared legal custody,
Ava DuVernay Confirms She Won’t Direct Black Panther
Sorry, Selma fans
Trump Says San Francisco Shooting Proves Him Right on Immigration
Killing of Kathryn Steinle at Pier 14 yet another example of why we must secure our border
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Hot Song of the Day: What to stream and download now
Looking for something new to stream on Spotify, or need to freshen your iTunes library? Newsday Pop Music critic Glenn Gamboa shares the hot song hes playing on loop each day.
Miki Sudo wins women's Nathan's hot-dog-eating contest; men's battle next
Miki Sudo won a second consecutive Nathans Famous womens hot-dog-eating championship Saturday morning, devouring 38 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes.
LI colleges drawing more tuition dollars from international students as foreign enrollment rises
Students from other countries are coming to Long Island colleges in record numbers, a trend that university officials say is helping to meet undergraduate enrollment goals, bring in much-needed tuition dollars and raise the profile of the campuses.
Police: 18 people arrested at sobriety checkpoints in Nassau, Suffolk
Nassau and Suffolk police reported arresting 18 people Friday night and Saturday morning on charges of driving while intoxicated or related crimes.
Cops: Man dies after being shot, crashing car in Hempstead
A man died after, police said, he was shot and then crashed his vehicle into a house in Hempstead Friday night.
Teen arrested in shooting during home robbery, say cops
A 16-year-old who robbed a woman while he was a guest at her Kings Park home and then shot another guest has been arrested, Suffolk police said.
#SunburnArt social media trend is dangerous, dermatologists warn
Having visible tan lines and sunburn marks used to be a dreaded part of summer that everyone hopes to avoid. But now, having a even tan is so last summer. Sunbathers across the nation are sharing photos of their burns
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