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    Trump defends inflammatory comments, asks ‘Who is doing the raping?’

    WASHINGTON — Businessman Donald Trump continued his verbal attack against illegal immigrants on Wednesday, in an exclusive interview set to air at 10 p.m. on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon. He has stirred up controversy in recent days for claiming “rapists” and “killers” are migrating over the United States’ southern border. Univision and NBC Universal have cut ties with the businessman, refusing to air the “Miss Universe” pageant he partially owns as a result, and Macy’s announced Wednesday it was […]

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    ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ episodes pulled from TV Land

    NEW YORK — Bo and Luke Duke are no longer flying through Hazzard County on TV Land. The network has pulled episodes of “The Dukes of Hazzard” from its schedule, a spokesperson for TV Land confirmed on Wednesday. The network would not comment further on whether reruns of the series were pulled due to its inclusion of a 1969 Dodge Charger known as the “General Lee” which has the Confederate battle flag painted on its roof. In the wake of […]

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    New York prison escapees broke out more than once

    MALONE, N.Y. — David Sweat and Richard Matt didn’t just pull off a brazen and elaborate prison escape — they actually did it twice. And through it all, Sweat was the mastermind — or at least that’s what he’s telling investigators, a local district attorney said. From his hospital bed in Albany, N.Y., Sweat has revealed more details about the New York prison break that seem to baffle almost everyone — except himself. An escape before the escape Sweat said […]

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    Macy’s dumps Donald Trump

    Macy’s is pulling Donald Trump brand merchandise from its stores after the Republican presidential candidate’s recent controversial remarks created a public uproar. The department store has come under intense pressure to cut ties with the real estate magnate and businessman after he referred to immigrants from Mexico and other countries “killers and rapists.” In a statement Wednesday morning, Macy’s said the company “stands for diversity” and that it had no tolerance for discrimination. “We are disappointed and distressed by recent […]

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    Long-term life support on Mars should be possible someday, study says

    When the first two human colonists land on Mars, they could step into their ready-made living quarters, remove their space helmets and inhale deliciously breathable air. The quarters would have an optimal mixture of gases for human respiration, and be perfectly pressurized, air-conditioned and thoroughly filtered, if a design paper by a space life-support company becomes reality. And that air will have been waiting there for two years for the astronauts to arrive. That much time is needed to make […]

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    iPhone 6S photos leaked online

    NEW YORK — The iPhone is undergoing a makeover. Even if you can’t see it yet. Leaked images of the new iPhone don’t look too different from the current iPhone 6 at first glance, according to photos obtained by 9to5Mac. iPhone 6S to double LTE speeds, run more efficiently with new Qualcomm chip http://t.co/nXuPO35Qnc pic.twitter.com/ZXDKM1gCZS — 9to5Mac  (@9to5mac) July 1, 2015 But the new iPhone’s internal components appear destined for an upgrade. According to the latest rumors, the iPhone […]

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    U.S. boosting security measures ahead of July 4th

    WASHINGTON — U.S. law enforcement officials are boosting security measures ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, authorities said Tuesday. More police are being deployed to prominent locations because of concerns of terrorist threats, including some from suspected ISIS supporters in the U.S. who may heed the group’s call to carry out attacks. The FBI, Department of Homeland Security and National Counterterrorism Center relayed their concern in a bulletin last Friday that listed the holiday weekend and several upcoming Prophet […]

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    Contents of Hillary Clinton’s emails: Socks, fax machines and ‘Twittering’

    WASHINGTON — The most recent batch of Hillary Clinton’s private emails made public by the State Department per court order revealed no smoking guns on controversies surrounding Benghazi or her relationship with Sidney Blumenthal. But it did show some curious details of life at the State Department, including how hard it can be to work a fax machine or stay in the loop about Cabinet meetings. Cabinet meeting? At one point, Clinton learns of a cabinet meeting from the radio […]

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    ‘Creed’ trailer offers first look at ‘Rocky’ spinoff

    Rocky Balboa is back — sort of. “Creed” is the latest addition to the “Rocky” movie franchise, which began in 1976, well before the star of this new film was even born. Michael B. Jordan, 28, stars as Adonis Johnson Creed, a boxer who is the son of Balboa’s former opponent Apollo Creed (played by Carl Weathers). In the first trailer for the film, we learn that the young Creed didn’t really know his father, who was killed in the […]

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    Historians baffled by handprint on Declaration of Independence

    WASHINGTON — It’s one of the nation’s most important founding documents but the Declaration of Independence — the document that paved the way for the creation of the United States — hasn’t always been treated with the care you might expect. Since it was signed in 1776, the Declaration was haphazardly transported around the country in carriages, a sailing ship and even an unprotected car. “It was terrible,” said David Ward, senior historian at the National Portrait Gallery. “It was […]

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    Officials investigating second fire at black church in South Carolina

    GREELEYVILLE, S.C. — A fire broke out at the Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville, S.C., on Tuesday. Up to 50 firefighters fought to extinguish the blaze, a fire official said. So far, authorities do not know what caused it, said Williamsburg County Fire Chief Randy Swinton. The local sheriff, local police and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division also responded to the fire at the traditionally black church. The FBI and five agents from the Bureau of […]

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    U.S. beats Germany 2-0 in Women’s World Cup semifinal

    #USA 2, #GER 0. You better #Believe the #USWNT is heading back to the @FIFAWWC Final! — U.S. Soccer WNT (@ussoccer_wnt) July 1, 2015 MONTREAL — The United States has defeated No. 1 Germany 2-0 in a Women’s World Cup semifinal match on a penalty-kick goal from Carli Lloyd and a late strike from substitute Kelley O’Hara. The U.S. will play the winner of England-Japan, which meet Wednesday. The World Cup final is Sunday. When your teammate sets you up […]

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