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July 30, 2013

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1. NAZI SUSPECTS REMAINED IN THE US

The AP reports at least 10 suspected war criminals were ordered deported but never left the country, including four who are alive today.

2. EXPLOSIONS ROCK FLORIDA GAS PLANT

A witness said the blast at the propane tank plant that injured seven workers "was just boom after boom after boom."

3. OBAMA TAKES A BACK SEAT IN MIDEAST TALKS

Burned by a failed peace effort in his first term, the president is letting Secretary of State John Kerry lead the preliminary Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.

4. WIKILEAKS LEAKER MANNING TO LEARN FATE

A military judge will announce her verdict today for the soldier charged with aiding the enemy, theft and federal Espionage Act violations.

5. OBAMA PROPOSES 'GRAND BARGAIN' FOR JOBS

The president will offer to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for job investments at a speech today.

6. OUSTED EGYPTIAN LEADER GETS VISIT

The EU's foreign policy chief says Mohammed Morsi, who hasn't been seen since he was overthrown nearly a month ago, has access to newspapers and TV.

7. TIME WARNER PULLS PLUG, THEN RECONNECTS CBS

The cable giant briefly took the network off the air in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas.

8. ARREST IN LANDMARK VANDALISM

Police are investigating whether a woman charged with smearing green paint inside the Washington National Cathedral also defaced the Lincoln Memorial and a statue outside the Smithsonian.

9. WHO'S NOT VOTING FOR ANTHONY WEINER

Ex-governor Eliot Spitzer, attempting his own political comeback, says he wouldn't vote for Weiner for New York City mayor as the ex-congressman sunk to fourth place in polls.

10. 'REAL HOUSEWIFE' ACCUSED OF FRAUD

New Jersey's Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe were indicted on charges they hid their growing reality show income and lied to get loans before they got on the show.

 

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  • State Dept: 'No American is proud' of tactics

    The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA’s interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading Congress, according to a White House document.

    July 31, 2014

  • Rodden, Danny.jpg Indiana sheriff accused of lying about relationship with prostitute

    The sheriff of Clark County, Ind., faces an eight-count federal indictment that accuses him of lying about paying a prostitute for a sex act and giving her a badge so that she could claim a discount rate at a hotel.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • 20140727-AMX-GUNS271.jpg Beretta, other gun makers heading to friendlier states

    In moving south and taking 160 jobs with it, Beretta joins several other prominent gunmakers abandoning liberal states that passed tough gun laws after the Newtown shooting.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fast food comes to standstill in China

    The shortage of meat is the result of China's latest food scandal, in which a Shanghai supplier allegedly tackled the problem of expired meat by putting it in new packaging and shipping it to fast-food restaurants around the country

    July 29, 2014

  • Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

    Medicare's finances are looking brighter, the government said Monday. The program's giant hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 — four years later than last year's estimate.

    July 28, 2014

  • After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care

    After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

    July 28, 2014

  • Brother sues W.Va. senator over business loan

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III faces a $1.7 million civil suit filed by a brother over a lifeline to save a family carpet business.

    July 25, 2014

  • Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

    A psychiatric patient ranted about a hospital gun ban before opening fire at the suburban medical complex, killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back, authorities said Friday.

    July 25, 2014

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    July 25, 2014

  • Illinois woman, 47, dies rescuing boy in Wisc. lake ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Friends and family are mourning the death of an Illinois woman who drowned while rescuing a 9-year-old boy in a Wisconsin lake.The (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald reports 47-year-old Karen Wessel of Arlington Heights d

    July 25, 2014

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