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South Bend, Indiana; Tuesday; June 30, 2015

June 30, 2015

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Supreme Court Execution DrugsOklahoma, Florida Move Quickly to Resume Lethal Injections

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Why Supreme Court upheld Oklahoma’s lethal injection protocol (+video)

Alabama executions: Who’s next and when?

U.S. Supreme Court blocks restrictive regulations on Texas abortion clinics

Supreme Court justices stop playing nice

Maryland governor feeling ‘strong’ amid chemotherapy

Life on the lam: Escaped convict David Sweat shares details

Escaped Convict David Sweat Says He Left Richard Matt Behind Because He

“It was really just a time of terror in our community”

Chris Christie, once a GOP star, enters 2016 race as a long shot

How Chris Christie could have a chance

Taking down Confederate flag is not enough

1 Arrested in Fight at Statehouse Over Confederate Flag

Organizer clarifies meaning of Confederate flag at monument

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Hisham Barakat, 64, Egyptian prosecutor, car bombing.

Ladislav Chudík, 91, Slovak actor (Kawasaki’s Rose).

Glenn Ford, 65, American exonerated prisoner, falsely convicted of murder, lung cancer.

Jackson Vroman, 34, American-born Lebanese basketball player (Phoenix Suns, New Orleans Hornets)

Ian Allan, 92, British publisher (Ian Allan Publishing).

Jack Carter, 93, American comedian (Cavalcade of Stars) and actor (Dr. Kildare, Alligator), respiratory failure.

Dietrich Haugk, 90, German film director and voice actor.

Wally Stanowski, 96, Canadian ice hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers).

Ben J. Wattenberg, 81, American author and political commentator, complications from surgery.

aaaaIndonesian plane crashMilitary plane crashes in Indonesia’s 3rd largest city

World News

Islamic State ‘beheads women for sorcery’ in Syria

Egypt prepares for prosecutor general’s funeral

Kabul attack wounds 22

Israel deports ex-Tunisian leader after Gaza flotilla

Man believed to have started deadly fire on bullet train in Japan, police say

Slim young woman drinking water after trainingWater intoxication: Drink only when thirsty during exercise

Science

Clean air effort in NJ could suffer after US Supreme Court strikes down curbs

What Is a Leap Second Anyway, and Why Do We Use It?

Rocket science CSI: investigation begins into SpaceX explosion

Prehistoric armored monster worm discovered in southern China

Venus and Jupiter become cosmic neighbours: Optical illusion makes planets

Supreme Court Strikes Down Emissions Limits — Energy Journal

Health

New Ebola case in Liberia after seven weeks of being ‘Ebola-free’

High blood pressure patients may have lower risk of Alzheimer’s – Says study

Sugary drinks may cause 184000 global deaths a year: study

Tech

How the FAA and airline industry hope to protect planes from hackers

Satya slashes at Bing Maps and Advertising, to stop the Microsoft bleeding

Apple Music Is Here, But Is Streaming Right For You?

Europe to abolish mobile roaming charges by 2017

Business & Finance

Obamacare: the business world’s biggest disruptor

Greece faces midnight default deadline

Is implosion the best case scenario for Greece?

Report: Uber’s huge growth comes with huge losses

Obama team to expand overtime coverage

Amazon offers one-hour deliveries in central London

Google Accused of Skewing Search to Favor Its Content…Again

Walmart sorry for making ISIS cake

aaaaUS women vs. GermanyUnited States vs. Germany

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No love lost: Krieger, U.S. set to battle Germany

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Sources: Duncan joins Spurs’ pursuit of Aldridge

Report: Jordan to visit four different teams

Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan to retire after next season

Angels’ Trout does it all in win vs. Yankees

Report: Mickelson linked to illegal gambling

Rookie Anderson loses perfect game in 7th inning

Barnes not concerned by misconduct report

McGuire hints at Richards’ contract breach

Lidstrom, Fedorov head 2015 Hockey Hall class

Dwyane Wade elects to become free agent, may leave Heat

aaaaMamrie HartYouTube star Mamrie Hart shares recipes for a lychee-licious sangria…

Entertainment

Welp! Iggy Azalea explains why her song with Britney Spears was one big FAIL

Carlos Slim scraps project with Donald Trump after Mexico insults

Secret Cinema X Launches in London With Amy Winehouse Doc

Arnold: Hasta La Vista to anti-equality internet troll

Misc. News

Maine woman pleads guilty to stealing wreaths from cemetery

Paris time lords extend Greek deadline – by a second

Milwaukee museum to display portrait of pope made of condoms

Decapitated animal carcasses stymie investigators in California capital

U.S. soldier’s large WWI poster collection is up for auction

Battle of Gettysburg reenactment postponed

aaaaPolygamyIts Time to Legalize Polygamy

South Bend, Indiana; Monday; June 29, 2015

June 29, 2015

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aaaSweat capturedWhy it took 23 days to catch David Sweat: Pepper

U.S. News

New York prison escape: Captured convict in ‘critical but stable’ condition, Gov

State police trooper Jay Cook hailed as hero for capturing prison escapee David

ACLU: Why we can no longer support the federal ‘religious freedom’ law

US gay marriage: Texas pushes back against ruling

Texas attorney general calls court’s gay marriage decision ‘a lawless ruling’

It’s Official — Bernie Sanders Has Overtaken Hillary Clinton In the Hearts and

Can Donald Trump keep New Hampshire momentum?

Israel-Hating Professor Hired to Teach Class on Israel at U of Missouri

Confederate battle flag: Separating the myths from facts

Texas pastor Rick Scarborough is willing to be burned to death to oppose gay

Washington wildfire destroys homes, forces evacuations

Recent shark attacks, now up to 7 in Carolinas, puzzle experts and scare

Florida grandmother fatally shoots her daughter, two grandkids and takes her

Passengers die, residents survive plane crash into home

Whitey Bulger has words of wisdom for teens from his prison cell: ‘If you want to

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Chris Squire, 67, English bass guitarist (Yes), acute erythroid leukemia.

Bronius Vyšniauskas, 92, Lithuanian sculptor.

Pro-Palestinian activists embark on a sailing boat, to be part of a small flotilla that media reports say will try to challenge Israel's sea blockade of the Gaza Strip, in the open sea near Plaka on the island of Crete, GreeceIDF intercepts Gaza bound flotilla without incident, redirects

World News

Tunisia Makes More Arrests After Beach Massacre

Taiwan Fire Claims First Victim

Cigarettes or spark suspected in Taiwan fire that burned 498

Members of UNHRC ‘don’t care about human rights,’ say protestors in Geneva

BBC should stop calling IS Islamic State: David Cameron

French attacker denies religious aim, motivations murky

Taliban Kills 11 Afghan Soldiers

Gay pride march in Istanbul ‘broken up’ with water cannons and tear gas

Chad: Eleven killed in twin blasts, weeks after suicide bombings, in N’Djamena city

aaaLions in RwandaLions reintroduced to Rwanda 15 years after genocide

Science

8.5-carat diamond found: Where else can amateurs score precious gems?

SpaceX Mission Failure: What we know so far

Health

What’s Killing the Babies of Vernal, Utah?

Anti-depressant use during menopause ‘raises risk of broken bones’

Novartis demonstrates new drug’s many uses in recent trials

Parasites Immune to Water Treatment May Still be Lurking in Pools

Tech

LOpht’s warnings about the Internet drew notice but little action

UC San Diego engineers break the limits of fibre optic data transmission

Business & Finance

Greece in crisis: What you need to know

Global stocks plunge as Greece imposes controls on money

Transparency and purpose: What young workers really care about

China stocks crash into bear territory as margin calls bite

Can big data help you get a good night’s sleep?

Review: Apple’s HomeKit needs more work, shows promise

This Teen Paid for College by Selling on Etsy. Here Are 5 Ways She Did It.

Tunisia tourism industry facing tough period as thousands leave after attack

aaaBubba WatsonBubba Watson recovers once again to take Travelers

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Lake County Scores Late to Avoid Sweep

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Cubs can’t solve Cards in series finale

White Sox let lead, finale slip away in Detroit

Meesseman, Dolson lead Mystics over Sky 86-71

Bumgarner gets 1,000th K, homers in win

Report: LeBron opts out of Cavs contract

Report: Garnett to re-sign with Timberwolves

Ferrer out of Wimbledon with wrist injury

Red Bulls kick off rivalry with win over NYCFC

Matz sparkles on mound, at plate in MLB debut

Tiger’s niece looking to make a name for herself

MLB introduces new Home Run Derby format

Kyle Busch holds off brother to win at Sonoma

aaatrue-detective__140415184301‘True Detective” recap: A shocking shooting, a horror ending, and

Entertainment

Lawsuit claims Nick Gordon abused Bobbi Kristina Brown as family places

Here’s the Story Behind My Photo of Two People Having Sex on Cannes’ Red

Kanye West rapped by fans for ‘swearing’ at Glastonbury 2015 festival

Watch Janet Jackson Accept the Ultimate Icon Honor at Last Night’s BET Awards

Misc. News

Police: Man in stolen car gets lost, runs out of gas

Man forgets glasses, mistakenly buys winning lottery ticket

Bees swarm from truck crash near Washington-Idaho border

Fat, nude body painting in NYC celebrates body positivity

Female steel worker swells butt to 50 INCHES to forge new career as plus-size

aaaMan rides coaster for 12,000th timeMan, 73, rides Ohio roller coaster for 12,000th time

South Bend, Indiana; Sunday; June 28, 2015

June 28, 2015

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aaaHunt for SweatPolice use floodlights, checkpoints in hunt for escaped killer

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Richard Matt was drunk when he was caught and shot dead by police

Why Politicians—on Both Sides of the Aisle—Moved So Swiftly to Embrace

Mitch McConnell: Remove Jefferson Davis Statue from Kentucky Capitol

Obama has issued 19 secret directives

Sizing Up a Historic Ruling

Confederate flag pulled from SC capitol grounds by activists (+video)

The surprisingly uncomplicated racist history of the Confederate flag

Gunfire Erupts in San Francisco Amid Pride Festivities

Chicago’s Pride Parade kicks off Sunday with a warning to behave

From Piyush to Bobby: How does Jindal feel about his family’s past?

Charleston shooting: Jeb Bush says gun control will not prevent another tragedy

Groom, 6 guests arrested when drunken brawl breaks out at Pennsylvania

National Park Service: Boy bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks

1 dead, 8 rescued after boat goes over Lake Linganore dam

Burglars find woman dead, steal her identity, official says

4 injured during shooting at Connecticut basketball tournament

Police ID 3 Officers Who Fired 19 Shots Toward Unarmed Suspect

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Alejandro Romay, 88, Argentine businessman (Canal 9).

Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmouni, 75, Egyptian-born Armenian Catholic hierarch, Patriarch-Catholicos of Cilicia (since 1999)

aaaTaiwan water parkHundreds still in hospital after fire at Taiwan music party

World News

Tunisia attack: Survivor lay in victim’s blood ‘trying to keep her awake’

Tunisia beach hotel attack: Extra security aimed at tourist sector

6 nations converge to hammer out Iran nuclear deal

French Islamist killer may have sent selfie photo with decapitated head to Syria

Kuwait Mosque Bomber Identified as Saudi National

Coach driver killed as bus carrying British schoolchildren crashes in Belgium

Google staff take part in the 2014 gay pride march. TheFacebook, Google, Apple: Here’s how the three tech giants are

Science

Rats dream about the places they want to go, apparently

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Receives Criticisms From UCL After Making Sexist

The Sixth Mass Extinction: We Aren’t The Dinosaurs, We’re The Asteroid

New Horizons Gets Closer To Pluto. Pics Reveal Many More Interesting Facts

Health

Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Treats Vitiligo Patient

Swimming pools and hot tubs can give you diarrhea

The high-court decision on Obamacare

Tech

iPhone 7 To Feature Dual-Lens Camera: Report

FCC chief Wheeler: Shove off, big dogs – let the small telcos play

Apple starts production on next-gen iPhones with Force Touch: Report

Samsung To Release Patch In A Few Days To Unblock Windows Updates

New $100M Fund Launched by Amazon to Fund Alexa Voice Assistant Tech

Business & Finance

Greek debt crisis: What the Greek papers say

Greek crisis: ECB to decide on emergency support as France urges a deal – live

BIS Warns of Overreliance on Monetary Policy

China’s monetary easing may prop up stocks, but risks rewarding speculators

Airbnb has apparently raised $ 1.5 billion which takes their value to a whopping

Nike Inc (NKE) Beats Earnings Expectations: Analysts Weigh In

aaaBradley-VargasTimothy Bradley survives controversial round 12 to defeat

Women’s World Cup

England ousts host Canada from World Cup

Japan scores late to reach World Cup semifinals

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South Bend Stretches Winning Streak to Five Games

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Cardinals first to 50 wins after beating Cubs

Rain washes out White Sox game in Detroit

Sources: Magic decline option on Ben Gordon

UFC fighter goes on bizarre religious rant

Cano drilled by errant ball, avoids concussion

Brazil stunned by Paraguay in Copa quarters

Reports: Marlins’ Stanton to miss 4-6 weeks

aaaGrateful DeadGrateful Dead enthrall faithful in first of 5 final shows

Entertainment

Dead offer paint-by-numbers show, fans bring the party

Tollywood celebrates gay marriage ruling on Facebook!

Museum looks at the surprising partnership of Dali and Disney

Comedian rushes stage at Kanye West’s Glastonbury show

Rapper DMX arrested in NYC over unpaid child support

Misc. News

Woman on first diamond hunt finds gem in first 20 minutes

Cat stationmaster Tama mourned in Japan, elevated as goddess

Black bear crashes college party, gets collared

Man, 73, rides Ohio roller coaster for 12,000th time

150625-N-EH218-127 Sonar Technician (Surface) 2nd Class Matthew Clark meets his son for the first time after a 250-day independent deployment aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69). Milius transited nearly 71,000 nautical miles while conducting presence operations and goodwill activities with partner nations while deployed to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleets. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan J. Batchelder (Released) 150625-N-EH218-127

South Bend, Indiana; Saturday; June 27, 2015

June 27, 2015

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US-COURT-GAY-MARRIAGE-RIGHTSGay marriage ruling a giant leap for couples, court

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Same-sex marriage ruling’s ripple effect – historic celebrations of love

Liberal justices prevail in high-profile Supreme Court cases

Watch Barack Obama sing Amazing Grace at funeral for Charleston victims

1 escaped murderer fatally shot in NY woods, other is on run

Gettysburg park yanks Confederate flag items from bookstore

Confederate Flag Protest: Two Arrested at South Carolina Statehouse

Alaska plane crash: How safe are small airplanes

Communications lag rattles relatives after deadly Alaska plane crash

Meet Kristin Beck, a transgender former Navy SEAL running for Congress

Hillary Clinton Not Talking About ’92 Clinton-Gore Confederate Campaign Button

Some in GOP Fed up With Maine’s Bombastic Governor

Man dies in Arizona after getting stung by hundreds of bees

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Damion Cook, 36, American football player (Detroit Lions), heart attack.

Tsukasa Kanda, 44, Japanese convicted murderer, execution by hanging.

Richard Matt, 49, American convicted murderer and prison escapee, shot.

Kája Saudek, 80, Czech comics illustrator.

Alexa Suelzer, 97, American author, educator and theologian.

Vithal Rao, 85, Indian Ghazal singer.

aaaaTunisia attackTunisia promises tough security measures after attack kills 39

World News

Greek Parliament to vote on proposed bailout referendum

Car used to drop off Kuwaiti mosque bomber found, but not driver

Kerry, Zarif discuss Iran nuclear deal as deadline approaches

French Police Interrogate Attack Suspect After Grisly Decapitation

Armed Forces Day in UK: Cameron urges public to thank armed forces

Kurds secure Syria’s Kobani after Islamic State attack

aaaArmy hoverbikeArmy Developing a Hoverbike to Transport Soldiers

Science

SpaceX hopes third time a charm in landing historic booster rocket

SpaceX to blast Microsoft’s HoloLens visors into SPAAACE

Venus and Jupiter are about to ‘collide’ — get ready for a spectacular show

DARPA May Create Genetically Modified Organisms to Terraform Mars

Pluto and its Moon Charon: Same atmosphere but different in color

Health

iPhone app to address LGBT health issues

Rheumatoid arthritis treatment returns pigment to vitiligo patient’s skin

Some People Find Electronic Cigarettes as Temptation to Resume Smoking: Study

Researchers frustrated by failure to roll out ‘game-changing’ Ebola test

Anesthesiologist trashes sedated patient — and it ends up costing her

Tech

Abort, abort! Metal-on-metal VIOLENCE as Google’s robo-car nearly CRASHES

Report – Chevrolet Bolt EV Begins Testing in Detroit as Tesla Model 3 Rival

Facebook goes rainbow for gay pride

Samsung to stop Windows Update shenanigans

Business & Finance

China central bank cuts benchmark interest rates

Gay couples are about to get a huge Social Security bonus

Twitter’s M&A team loses yet another member, Rishi Garg: Report

Oil from Santa Barbara spill reached California beaches 100 miles away

aaaaConnor McDavidNo surprise: Connor McDavid goes No. 1 in NHL draft

Women’s World Cup

USWNT beats China, reaches World Cup semis

Germany escapes France thanks to penalties

NHL Draft

NHL Draft first-round recap: McDavid goes No. 1

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Clifton, South Bend Cruise Past Captains

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Cubs fall to Cards on error in extras

White Sox small miscues add up to tough loss

Pondexter scores 23 points, Sky beat Fever 83-77

Ventura ‘committed’ to managing White Sox

Bryant back and feeling better after illness

Cubs call up Roach to start in place of Wada

Brown: Sandberg bows out of impossible task

Woj: Nets frontrunners to re-sign Lopez, Young

Scherzer continues roll, allows just two hits

Celtics offered huge haul trying to get Winslow

Winners and losers of the 2015 NBA draft

Sources: Undrafted UNLV forward joins Rockets

2014, A LITTLE CHAOSAlan Rickman creates ‘A Little Chaos’ as the Sun King

Entertainment

Miley Cyrus Opens Logo’s 2015 ‘Trailblazer Honors,’ Obama Addresses Crowd

Selena Gomez & Ed Sheeran Hit the Town Together, Attend the Same Party as …

Is A Django/Zorro Movie Crossover Movie In The Works?

Sir Ian McKellen Celebrates Gay Marriage Ruling, But Not All Americans Are

Kanye’s rants, the best so far

Film academy diversifies its membership; Common, Oyelowo, Mbatha-Raw, Hart

Disney Would Be Spared Entertainment Tax for 30 Years in Exchange for $1

Cosby Lawyer: Unsealing Court Docs ‘Terribly Embarrassing’

Misc. News

Deformed mutt is crowned World’s Ugliest Dog

Rescuers guided 2 around rattlesnake in mine near Lake Mead

Court rails against judge who didn’t show for jury duty

Woman, 88, charged with assaulting officer at wrong address

INDIA-LIFESTYLE-YOGACelebrating The Blossoms On International Day Of Yoga

 

South Bend, Indiana; Friday; June 26, 2015

June 26, 2015

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aaaObama and BidenObama, mourners converge on Charleston

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Obama set to eulogize pastor in Charleston shooting

Same-sex ruling will trigger next round of fights

Watchdog blames incompetence at IRS in W.Va. for lost e-mails

Nine Dead After Sightseeing Plane Crashes Into Alaskan Cliff

People who knew Richard Matt describe his Jekyll-and-Hyde past, including two

Rachel Dolezal Scandal Exposes Fractured Family

Racist symbol should not be permitted in an equal society

Parole pondered for killer of California man buried alive

Chicago teachers break off contract talks

Former college assistant hoop coach shot before fatal crash

Prosecutors question doctor who found theater shooter insane

aaaSteed and PeelPatrick Macnee, 93, English-American actor (The Avengers, This Is Spinal Tap, A View to a Kill)

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Yevgeny Primakov, 85, Russian politician and diplomat, Prime Minister (1998–1999).

Mario Biaggi, 97, American politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York (1969–1988).

Walter Browne, 66, Australian-born American chess Grandmaster, six-time U.S. champion.

Marva Collins, 78, American educator.

Susan Ahn Cuddy, 100, American Navy officer.

E L Short, 89, American farmer, politician and businessman.

Pat Peppler, 93, American football coach and executive (Atlanta Falcons).

Harvey Pollack, 93, American sport statistician, last surviving employee in first NBA season.

aaAttack on French factoryMan Decapitated in Suspected Islamist Attack on Factory in France

World News

Hollande: 1 dead in France terror attack, severed head found with message

Paris taxi drivers flip cars, burn tyres and throw rocks at Uber vehicles in violent

27 killed in Tunisia hotel attack

ISIS claims deadly mosque attack in Kuwait

ISIS re-enter Kobane in Syria and complete one of its ‘worst massacres’

EU Agrees To Take In 60000 Refugees, But Leaders Warn It’s Not Nearly Enough

Kerry off to Vienna for Iran nuke talks as deadline looms

The trouble in Afghanistan

Vatican Treaty Recognizes a Palestinian State

aaaWarthogGAO Rejects Air Force Arguments to Retire A-10 Warthog Fleet

Science

Meet the Landmine-Detecting Giant Rats of Cambodia

NASA mission sends back fuzzy, color ‘movies’ of Pluto

Did Sharks Really Kill That Cute Baby Dolphin?

A Space Lawyer Explains How We’ll Forge a Civil Society Off Earth

Titan’s Weird Surface Dissolves Like Earth’s Sinkholes

Health

Health by abstinence

Pass on vaccinating your kids? Not in California

Great Moments in Government-Run Healthcare (Don’t Tell Paul Krugman)

Tech

Why I still love my first generation Surface Pro

Microsoft should have released a gaming smartphone, says former Xbox…

Windows 10 Build 10154 release notes leaked

Windows 10 feedback: Insiders want to auto-hide the taskbar when in…

Mobile Phones Direct offering the Lumia 640 for £99.99 in the UK

Business & Finance

Bailouts Are a Recipe for Moral Hazard and Cronyism

Consumer Spending at Near 6-Year High With Savings Rate Over 5%

National Mortgage Risk Index Bursts NAR’s Optimistic Bubble in May

aaaNBA draft2015 NBA draft grades: All 30 teams from best to worst

NBA Draft

Chicago Bulls take Arkansas’ Bobby Portis with 22nd pick

Pacers go big, take Myles Turner 11th in the NBA draft

Timberwolves select Towns with No. 1 pick

Moving on: 2015 NBA draft trade roundup

Alexander goes from top-5 recruit to undrafted

Sixers draft Okafor, add to glut of big men

New Laker Nance deletes anti-Kobe tweet

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South Bend Starts Second Half With Win

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Lester tagged early as Cubs can’t climb back

Sanchez’s clutch bat, glove lift Sox in extras

Bulls again hire Myers to staff

Sources: Blazers acquire Plumlee from Nets

Sources: Hawks acquire Hardaway from Knicks

Report: Sapp charged with domestic violence

aaaTedAmanda Seyfried, Mark Wahlberg, and More Celebrate Ted 2

Entertainment

Miley Cyrus and ‘girlfriend’ Stella Maxwell check out of NYC hotel

The Brink: “Pilot” Review

Does Hollywood have an issue with women?

Male strippers return for one last show in “Magic Mike XXL”

JK Rowling: Harry Potter will return as a play

Misc. News

Beekeepers set out to remove a million bees from NY home

New rainbow crosswalks support Philadelphia’s LGBT community

Whirlpool forms near spillway on Texas-Oklahoma border

Ex-homeless man with golden voice: I’m running for president

Bring Your Dog to Work Day: adorable canines around the country show us

aaaRival robot carsRival robot cars meet on California highway

South Bend, Indiana; Thursday; June 25, 2015

June 25, 2015

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aaaBasesPentagon: No Plans to Rename Bases Honoring Confederate Generals

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Houston weighs in: Is it time for Confederate iconography to go?

What It’s Like To Be Black And Live Under A White Neighbor’s Confederate Flag

The Charleston Shooter: Racist, Violent, and Yes – Political

Obama heckled at LGBT White House reception

Obama to heckler: You are in my house

F-16 fighter jet crashes, bursts into flames near Arizona canyon; pilot’s condition

Police: Car exceeded 70 mph before fatally striking 2 kids

Ted Cruz Speaks to the Right, Shuns Party Leaders

Perry condemns Charleston church shooting after ‘accident’ flub

Americans reclaim the liberal label

Dixie’s Long Journey From Democratic Stronghold To Republican Redoubt

‘I am the Watcher’: Stalker’s chilling letters force fearful family from home

Corrections officer Gene Palmer charged in prison break, joining Joyce Mitchell

New York Prison Guard Gene Palmer Allegedly Swapped Paintings for Tools

Boston bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev breaks silence to apologize (+video)

Texas pastor Rick Scarborough is willing to be burned to death to oppose gay

Wildfires rage across California

Kansas Abortion Ban To Go Before Judge

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Cristiano Araújo, 29, Brazilian singer and songwriter, traffic collision.

Thé Lau, 62, Dutch singer and guitarist (The Scene), cancer.

Mideast Saudi Arabia YemenYemen Shiite rebels kill 3 Saudi soldiers in border attack

World News

Steinitz: U.S. report on Iran terrorism should end delusions about nuclear program

Irish Ambassador to U.S. makes official complaint to New York Times – publication

Iran nuclear talks: Obama warned over concessions

Islamic State attacks Syria border town of Kobane in new offensive

NATO: Risk of Return to Heavy Fighting in Ukraine

Donors pledge $3bn in aid to earthquake-hit Nepal

Queen wades into Europe debate as she says division is ‘dangerous’

Record 18 journalists jailed in Egypt: watchdog

South Africa Reconsiders Participation in ICC

aaaRed crabsRed tuna crabs invade Southern California shores

Science

Discarded pet goldfish are multiplying and getting kind of ginormous, officials say

American recycling is stalling, and the big blue bin is one reason why

How climate-change doubters lost a papal fight

Shape of Hallucigenia discovered: Study

Health

Why we’ve all been doing the Fast Diet wrong

Honoring the Roots, Celebrating The Blossoms On International Day Of Yoga

South Korea hospitals to monitor emergency room visitors in battle on MERS

STD-Testing Color-Changing Condoms Sound Awesome — But Aren’t Feasible

Tech

This new technology could do away with animal testing

The era of the seeing iPhone is here with apps for the visually impaired

Business & Finance

After loss in trade fight, AFL-CIO is lifting its freeze on political…

Nike earnings and, for a change, Greece — 5 things to know today

The right way to borrow for your kid’s college

New Rules Allow Early Adopters to Become Early Investors

Airline Stocks Could Soar Up to 50%

Whole Foods accused of overcharging customers

aaaVirginia wins CWSVirginia wins 1st College World Series title

Women’s World Cup

Germany, USA continue quest for third World Cup title

No time for fun as Canada focused on World Cup ‘summit’

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Dodgers end Cubs’ winning streak at 4

Sale roughed up as White Sox fall to Twins

Delle Donne, Sky hold off Dream’s rally, 100-96 in OT

Woj: Kings talking to Lakers, others about Cousins

Report: Love opts out of final year of Cavs deal

Habs goalie Price wins Hart, Vezina at NHL Awards

Woj: Trail Blazers trade Batum to Hornets

Aldo-McGregor fight still on for July 11

Curry sent Finals jersey to Petrovic’s mother

Woj: Johnson offers Rose job on Alabama staff

UFC’s Liddell wins $2 million in fraud case

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Deaths – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dick Van Patten, 86, American actor (Eight Is Enough, Spaceballs, Mama), complications from diabetes.

Helmuth Lohner, 82, Austrian actor and theatre director.

Magali Noël, 83, French actress (Amarcord, La Dolce Vita) and singer.

Harvey Pollack, 93, American sport statistician, last surviving employee in first NBA season.

Albert Evans, 46, American ballet dancer.

Don Featherstone, 79, American artist, inventor of the plastic pink flamingo, Lewy body dementia.