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Authorities: 6 die in truck-train crash in Nevada

By the CNN Wire Staff Authorities say a tractor-trailer slammed into an Amtrak passenger train in Nevada on June 24. Read more about this story from CNN affiliate KOLO.
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Romney and Bachmann are neck and neck

Detroit Free Press -
Michigan native Mitt Romney and US Rep. Michele Bachmann are neck and neck in a new poll of likely participants in Iowa's Republican presidential caucuses.

Whitey's Calif. digs mobbed by tourists, would-be renters

Boston Herald -
Ever since FBI agents swooped in Wednesday night and ended James “Whitey” Bulger's storied 16-year run as a man on the lam, people have been calling the leasing office of his Santa Monica hideaway - a two-bedroom, rent-controlled ...

Generous residents help neighbors in flooded Minot

USA Today -
MINOT, ND - Chased from their homes by rising floodwaters and bunking with friends, clergymen Mike Johnson and Mike Pancoast did what seems to come naturally to folks around here: They hopped into a car and headed ...

Police respond to Mexico soccer celebrations in several areas around LA

Los Angeles Times -
Police late Saturday were responding to large celebrations breaking out on the streets of Huntington Park after Mexico defeated the US 4-2 at soccer's Gold Cup game at the Rose Bowl.

European Union growing more divided

Detroit Free Press -
IN GREECE: About 3000 police officers, coast guard workers and firefighters protest salary and budget cuts on Thursday in Athens. Austerity measures in Greece have fueled disenchantment with the European Union.

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Hu Jia becomes second Chinese dissident released as government changes tack -
Hu Jia, a Chinese dissident who campaigned for Aids sufferers, has been reunited with his family after serving more than three years in jail on subversion charges.

35 killed by bomb at Afghan clinic

Boston Globe -
AP / June 26, 2011 KABUL - A suicide car bomber blasted a small clinic yesterday in eastern Afghanistan, causing the building to collapse as mostly women and children lined up for vaccinations, maternity care, and other services.

Syrian general: 1300 soldiers, police killed by armed gangs

CNN International -
By the CNN Wire Staff Damascus, Syria (CNN) -- Syria's military spokesman says 1300 members of security forces have been killed in the months-long unrest that has taken hold in the country, a charge that came as videos surfaced allegedly showing ...

Gaza flotilla to set sail Tuesday

Ynetnews -
Significantly smaller fleet to set sail to Strip from Greece. Jerusalem believes flotilla will include only 10 vessels, 500 people Scaled sail?

Iran and Lebanon brand Israel main source of terror in Mideast

Ha'aretz -
Ahmadinejad and Lebanese FM meet to strengthen bilateral ties on the sidelines of International terror summit in Tehran during which Israel, US blamed for deteriorating global security.

Plans to get hitched at fever pitch for NY gays

Detroit Free Press -
Revelers celebrate Friday in Manhattan following the New York Senate's passage of the same-sex marriage bill by a 33-29 vote. As the news spread Saturday, church and reception venue bookings were snapped up.

Obama attracting more small donors

Los Angeles Times -
The president's major fundraising filing will show a dramatic increase in the number of small donors so far this year compared with 2008.

U.S. First Quarter Third Gross Domestic Product (Text)

Bloomberg -
Real gross domestic product -- the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States -- increased at an annual rate of 1.9 percent in the first quarter of 2011, ...

Sears to spin off Orchard Supply Hardware

Los Angeles Times -
OSH, a California chain that has bucked the bigger-is-better trend in home improvement stores, plans to be publicly traded as a stand-alone company.

Elgan: The rise and rise (and rise) of Apple's iOS

Computerworld -
Apple's iPhone and iPad are taking over mobile, just as mobile is taking over everything. What does it all mean? By Mike Elgan Computerworld - When the first iOS gadget shipped in 2007, The New York Times' David Pogue published a list of questions ...

LulzSec hacking group 'disbands'

BBC News -
A hacker group that has attacked several high-profile websites over the last two months has announced that it is disbanding. Lulz Security made its announcement through its Twitter account, giving no reason for its decision.

LulzSec Hacks Arizona Police Computers

InformationWeek -
Hacktivist group posts a torrent containing internal files lifted from law-enforcement as part of global cybercrime campaign against governments.

Box office update: 'Cars 2' speeds away with $25.7 mil on Friday

Entertainment Weekly -
The Cars are all right. The Pixar sequel Cars 2 lit up the scoreboard with $25.7 million on Friday, according to early estimates, putting the G-rated movie on track for a big $70 million weekend.

Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz Secretly Wed!

People Magazine -
After a short, quiet courtship, Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz have pulled off a near-impossibility in Hollywood: A secret wedding!

Electric Daisy Carnival

Washington Post -
The Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas is a three-day festival featuring multiple entertainment stages spotlighting electronic dance music and various performance artists.

Peter Falk, Rumpled and Crafty Actor in Television's 'Columbo,' Dies at 83

New York Times -
Peter Falk, who marshaled actorly tics, prop room appurtenances and his own physical idiosyncrasies to personify Columbo, one of the most famous and beloved fictional detectives in television history, died on Thursday night at his home ...

Verlander, Tigers shut out D-backs

Deseret News -
AP DETROIT - Justin Verlander struck out a career-high 14 in his latest masterful performance, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-0 on Saturday night.

Johnson set to take the Nationals job

Boston Globe -
Davey Johnson is poised to take over as manager of the Nationals, replacing Jim Riggleman, who resigned Thursday. Washington general manager Mike Rizzo told Fox Sports yesterday that Johnson has agreed to terms but there are still details to be worked ...

Driscoll joins the hunt

Boston Globe -
CROMWELL, Conn. - Fredrik Jacobson, Bryce Molder, and James Driscoll have combined for 461 winless starts on the PGA Tour. Three of the past five winners of the Travelers Championship have made it their maiden victory.

Serena, other stars advance at Wimbledon

USA Today -
WIMBLEDON, England - Serena Williams has been known to say she isn't satisfied with this or that aspect of her game, even after easily winning a match, say, 6-3, 6-2.

Rays-Astros Preview -
Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon hopes the way Jeff Niemann pitched in his first start in more than a month will set the tone for a successful remainder of the season for the Rays right-hander.

Global diabetes epidemic balloons to 350 million

Reuters -
Client Viola Sanon has her finger pricked for a blood sugar test in the Family Van in Boston, Massachusetts, August 9, 2010. By Kate Kelland and Deena Beasley LONDON/SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - The number of adults with diabetes worldwide has more than ...

Dapagliflozin Raises Breast And Bladder Cancer Risk In Diabetes Patients

Medical News Today -
Experimental diabetes medication - dapagliflozin - was found to raise the risk of developing breast and bladder cancers, researchers reported at the American Diabetes Association meeting, San Diego, California.


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