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  1. Pelosi Rips Into Apple CEO Tim Cook For Hosting Republican FundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sfist

    Apple CEO Tim Cook today was scheduled to host a fundraiser for GOP House Majority Leader Paul Ryan. Ryan is one of the most visible leaders of his party, and as the Chronicle reports , the fact that a Silicon Valley darling is raising money for the party of Donald Trump has angered a different kind of Bay Area heavy hitter - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

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  2. 109 years before Lucas Giolitoa s debut, Senators fans were hyped for Walter JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    Nationals pitcher Strasburg Strasburg makes his major league debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates on June 8, 2010. Lucas Giolito, who is widely regarded as the top pitching prospect in baseball, will make his major league debut on a Tuesday in June at Nationals Park, just as Stephen Strasburg - the man he will replace in the rotation, at least for one start - did six years ago.

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  3. Ikea recalls 35 million dressers that can tip over on youRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with IKEA North America announces a recall of 29 million chests and dressers that do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard. Furniture giant Ikea is recalling and issuing refunds for more than 35 million chests and dressers after six children died when the furniture tipped over on them.

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  4. Yabba-dabba reboot! 'The Flintstones' are back, this time in comics formRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    DC Comics reached out with a mission for writer Mark Russell. How would he like to write a reboot of "The Flintstones"? The DC editors' response: They liked his humorous take for his award-winning comic "Prez," so his distaste for the old animated Hanna-Barbera TV show was not a dealbreaker.

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  5. Pat Summitt is the biggest reason women college athletes finally enjoy relative equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PennLive.com

    Tennessee coach Pat Summitt signals to her players during 1998 NCAA tournament game against Rutgers in Nashville. The winningest women's college basketball coach of all time died Tuesday morning at age 64. That Buddy Ryan and Pat Summitt would die on the same day is one of those pranks the cosmos plays, I suppose.

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  6. To fight ransomware, DOJ wants companies to talk moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Federal Computer Week

    Better communication between law enforcement and companies could put a dent in ransomware attacks that have been the scourge of corporate America in recent months, according to a top Justice Department official. "As long as people are handling that on their own and making payments, we're funding the development of more of these tools and more of these actors," John Carlin, assistant attorney general for national security, said June 28 at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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  7. The Washington Post plans to add $100 million in annual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Albany Times Union

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has completely reinvented the way the Washington Post is run since buying the paper for $250 million in 2013. But the biggest change Bezos is bringing to the 140-year old paper may be in the way it's generating revenue: by selling software.

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  8. One company's plan to dominate the dying newspaper industry...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Albany Times Union

    Announcing the death of print media isn't interesting anymore, but the way newspaper companies try and convince us that they are still doing well is. Most are trying to innovate, rebrand or refocus, but Gannett's plan is much simpler.

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  9. Rebellion: Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Loses No Confidence VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Townhall

    The UK's Labour Party post-Brexit turmoil reached a new level today, as leader Jeremy Corbyn lost a no-confidence vote. Labour Members of Parliament, through a secret ballot, were pretty brutal in how they feel about Corbyn's tenure as Labour leader; only 40 of Labour's 212 MPs present during the vote backed him.

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  10. Hillary Clinton speaks during at a campaign event in Cincinnati, Ohio Monday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News 88.9 KNPR

    Hillary Clinton laid out her economic plan on Monday at a rally in Cincinnati. She appeared with Sen. Elizabeth Warren a hero to progressives who has stood up to bank executives and called for lower student debt.

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  11. Man says he was dared to extinguish Olympic torchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | YardBarker.com

    You know when you were a kid and you couldn't back down from a dare because your pride was on the line? Eventually you grew up and realized you didn't need to prove yourself to anybody by responding to a silly dare. That is unless you're this sorry 27-year-old man in Brazil, who for some reason felt the need to prove how tough he is by throwing a bucket of water on the Olympic torch as it passed by, because someone dared him to do so.

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  12. Fact Check: Clinton's Speech On The Economy, AnnotatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Hillary Clinton laid out her economic plan on Monday at a rally in Cincinnati. She appeared with Sen. Elizabeth Warren a hero to progressives who has stood up to bank executives and called for lower student debt.

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  13. Trump Adds to Staff in Attempt to Revamp CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Max

    Donald Trump's appointment of a senior communications adviser and a media coordinator are the latest indications that the presumptive Republican nominee is starting to revamp his campaign strategy, The Washington Post reports. After being the last candidate to stand in the primaries, Trump was continuing to tout his improvisational style and minimalist staff as an asset, boasting about how his campaign was run efficiently and without extravagant cost.

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  14. Marines to make 19 job titles gender-neutral, keep 'man' in someRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New York Daily News

    Women Marine Corps recruits drill at Parris Island, S.C., in a 2004 file photo. The Marines will change 19 different titles to take out the word "man," according to reports.

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  15. Gun-carrying Schuylkill County man shot by Secret Service ordered heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WFMZ

    A Schuylkill County man shot by the Secret Service at a White House gate after he refused to drop a gun he was carrying has been ordered held while his case proceeds. Jesse Olivieri was shot after approaching the gate May 20. The 31-year-old from Ashland had been hospitalized following the shooting, and The Washington Post reported he appeared in court Monday in a wheelchair.

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  16. LINK Strategic Partners Honored with 14 Wins at Hermes Creative AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PRWeb

    "We take deep pride in our authentic, hyperlocal approach, and we are honored to accept these awards as recognition of these values and the values of our client partners." "We are thrilled by this recognition of the meaningful community-based work we do with and for our client partners," said Michael Akin, president and founder of LINK.

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  17. Donald Trump's Charitable Giving Claims Sure Look Like a ShamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2014 | Vanity Fair

    Reality-challenged billionaire Donald Trump has long claimed to be a paragon of philanthropy, allegedly donating more than $100 million over the last half decade alone. "I give to hundreds of charities and people in need of help," Trump told the Associated Press last year.

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  18. The sudden surge in soul line dancing's popularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Emel Lyons of Bowie, Md., left, dances, on Feb. 26, at a soul line dancing night in Jessup, Md. Attendees hit the dance floor at a soul line dancing night in Jessup, Md., on Feb. 26. Lynda Wallace of Bowie, Md., right, dances at a soul line dancing night in Jessup, Md., on Feb. 26. Nelson Spires twists his body, slides to the right and then to the left.

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  19. Gun-carrying Pa. man shot by Secret Service ordered heldRead the original story

    Tuesday | Lewistown Sentinel

    A Pennsylvania man shot by Secret Service at a White House gate earlier this year after he refused to drop a gun he was carrying has been ordered held while his case proceeds. Jesse Olivieri was shot after approaching the gate May 20. The 31-year-old from Ashland, Pennsylvania, had been hospitalized following the shooting, and The Washington Post reports he appeared in court Monday in a wheelchair.

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  20. D.C. Council postpones action on bill to end contributory negligence for bikers, pedestriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    Bike commuters wait for the green light at the intersection of 15th and Massachusetts Avenue in Northwest. Disappointing members of the city's bike community, the D.C. Council on Tuesday postponed action on a bill that would make it easier for bicyclists and pedestrians to collect damages when they are involved in collisions with vehicles.

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