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  1. So Far, So Good For The Economy. But What About The Second Half?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | KQED

    Maybe it actually was yesterday because life gets busy and tasks get put off, and before you know it, half the year is over and you're scrambling to catch up. So in case you have been too busy to pay close attention, here's what we now know about the just-ended half of this year's economy: On Friday, the Labor Department provided another reasonably upbeat monthly jobs report - good enough to make 2015 a winner so far for workers.

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  2. Golf club chief 'hid in room' after money queryRead the original story

    6 min ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A TREASURER at a prestigious golf club locked himself in his bedroom after being confronted about missing cash, a court has heard.

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  3. Police Officer Sentenced for Assaulting StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | NBC Washington

    A Prince George's County police officer has been sentenced to 60 days of home detention Thursday for assaulting a student. County Police Officer Charles Pickard was found guilty of second degree second degree assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment after he struck a Suitland High School student in November 2013.

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  4. Are San Francisco's hotels really the most expensive in the world?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | San Francisco Chronicle

    According to their study, San Francisco leapfrogged Geneva, Switzerland for the top spot at a staggering $397 a night average hotel rate. Geneva paled in comparison, with an average hotel room cost of $292 a night.

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  5. Kids charity chief 'must step down'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Argus

    The Government will refuse to provide further public funds to a children's charity unless its high-profile head steps down, according to reports. Kids Company chief executive Camila Batmanghelidjh is under pressure to quit over concerns about how the charity is run, with ministers holding back A 3 million of funding unless she goes, BBC2's Newsnight and Buzzfeed said.

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  6. SC investigators find weather caused fire that destroyed predominantly black churchRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | 680News

    A statement from the State Law Enforcement Division released Thursday says investigators found no evidence of criminal intent at the fire at Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville, and they declared the investigation complete SLED says its conclusion on the cause of the fire was based on an examination of the scene, analysis of debris, witness statements and a lightning strike report. A federal official speaking on condition of anonymity told The Associated Press earlier this week that arson was not involved in the fire at Mount Zion.

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  7. Puerto Rico needs debt reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Item Extra

    Puerto Rico's governor has bluntly declared that the commonwealth's $72 billion debt is unpayable. The issue now is how to come up with a credible plan to put the island's finances and economy on sound footing.

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  8. Tennis Player Calls Carmelo Anthony "Soft"Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | CBS Local

    CBS13/CW31 Television NEWS TIPS: Call 916-374-1301; toll-free: 1-800-374-TV13 or email news@kovr.com. CBS13 is getting answers.

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  9. Sean 'Diddy' Combs won't face felony charges over UCLA arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Maryland Gazette

    UCLA defensive back Justin Combs, son of Sean "Diddy" Combs, carries the ball after grabbing a pass during warmups before a game against Texas on Sept. 13, 2014.

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  10. Storms to follow sweltering heatRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Wandsworth Guardian

    Photo taken with permission from the Twitter feed of @LindaScottYorks of hailstones that fell in Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales The rollercoaster of glorious sunny weather followed by spectacular lightning shows, hail and torrential rain continues today with a return to soaring temperatures, then a warning of severe storms. Forecasters say the temperatures are unlikely to quite reach the levels of Wednesday when Heathrow recorded 36.7C , breaking the record for a July day and many other places broke the 30C mark.

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  11. Eb I-96 closed near Grand Ledge due to fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | WOODTV.com

    The Tigers took the lead on Nick Castellanos' RBI single in the second, but the Pirates took over from there. The Tigers trailed 4-2 until J.D. Martinez's two-run homer in the eighth inning, but couldn't find another run before losing in the 14 innin WOOD TV8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover.

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  12. Fans battle storms to make it to Freedom Hill for P.O.D. and Scott WeilandRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Examiner.com

    On Saturday, the Stars and Stripes Festival in Sterling Heights took a beating as all of the outdoor activities had to be shut down as well as the local music stage due to the all day storms that moved through the area. Rain, high winds and cold temperatures made for a nasty combination but around 2000 fans still packed into the Freedom Hill amphitheater for the evening's national stage lineup of P.O.D. and Scott Weiland .

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  13. Buffalo Wild Wings And TGI Fridays Debut New Campaigns For Sports And Appetizer FansRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | MediaPost

    In one of the sweeping romantic gestures that define me as a husband and a soul mate, I recently surprised my wife with a new electronic toothbrush. I was in the market for one of my own and, whoa, wouldn't you know it - Costco had a terrific deal on a two-pack.

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  14. 'Shark Week' returns for 28th year with first Cuban visitRead the original story

    6 min ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    This photo provided by Discovery Channel shows a Great Hammerhead, one of the largest sharks in the world, during an episode of "Shark Week."

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  15. Thatcher government concern on IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Argus

    Margaret Thatcher's government was reluctant to press for an international ban on Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein acquiring chemical weapons amid fears any criticism could rebound on the UK, according to newly released files. Foreign Office papers released by the National Archives at Kew show that in early 1983 officials received intelligence from the Americans suggesting that mustard gas was being manufactured at a pesticide plant at Samarra to the north of Baghdad.

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  16. Exclusive: Wichita Luxury Collection awarded Mini franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Business Journal

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  17. Hunt urges 'robust' action on ISRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Wandsworth Guardian

    Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has warned that failure to hit Islamic State could be taken as weakness by the terror group Failing to take on Islamic State in its Syrian heartland could be seen as "weakness" by the jihadis, a Cabinet minister has claimed as the Government moved towards recommending British military action to take on the terror group. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the Government wanted to re-examine the case for a bombing campaign in Syria, but stressed that it would need the support of MPs and the public.

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  18. Checking DNA Against Elephants Hints At How Mammoths Got WoollyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | KQED

    Mammoths had a distinctive version of a gene known to play a role in sensing outside temperature, moderating the biology of fat, and regulating hair growth. That bit of DNA likely helped mammoths thrive in cold weather, scientists say.

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  19. Charles and Camilla will visit Australia and New Zealand in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The Argus

    The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are to visit Australia and New Zealand in November - their second joint tour of the region. Prince Charles and Camilla last visited the Pacific countries in November 2012 on a two-week trip to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

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  20. Woods takes route 66 to recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Times-series.co.uk

    Tiger Woods was in positive mood about his game after bouncing back from his miserable US Open to shoot his lowest score on the PGA Tour this season on day one of The Greenbrier Classic. Woods' four-under-par 66 was still only enough for a 15-way share of 12th place, four shots adrift of leader Scott Langley, but it represented a significant improvement on recent performances from the former world number one.

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