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July 2, 2013

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CLINTON — Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

1. NSA LEAKER A 'STATELESS PERSON' LOOKING FOR A HOME

WikiLeaks says Edward Snowden has sought asylum in 20 countries, including China and Cuba, while he remains at a hotel in Moscow's airport.

2. AN ULTIMATUM FOR MORSI

Egypt's military gives him until Wednesday to end the crisis enveloping his presidency before generals will come up with their own plan.

3. MOURNING ARIZONA'S 'HOTSHOTS'

The 19 elite firefighters who died in a raging blaze included fathers and expectant fathers, ex-Marines and sons of firefighters.

4. NATO COMPOUND ATTACKED IN KABUL

Four guards and two civilians were killed when militants blew up a car bomb at the gate. The four attackers were also killed.

5. OBAMA AND BUSH MEET IN AFRICA

The president and former U.S. president lay a wreath at a memorial for Americans killed in the 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in in Tanzania.

6. DOLAN OVERSAW PLAN TO PAY ABUSERS TO LEAVE CLERGY

Milwaukee church documents show the archbishop's frustration with the Vatican's response to priest sex abuse problem.

7. WHAT ZIMMERMAN TOLD POLICE ABOUT TRAYVON MARTIN

Police testifying at Zimmerman's trial say when the ex-neighborhood watch volunteer found Martin, the teen began beating him and said, "You're going to die tonight."

8. RISING WATER IN FLORIDA KEYS

Sea levels have gone up 9 inches in the last century and will double in the next 50 years, prompting the popular islands to re-examine how prepared they are for storms.

9. HOW KRISS KROSS RAPPER DIED

Atlanta officials say 34-year-old Chris Kelly died of a drug overdose. His mother told investigators her son used cocaine and heroin before he died.

10. ANOTHER SURPRISE EXIT FOR A CHAMPION AT WIMBLEDON

Top-ranked Serena Williams was unbeaten in 34 matches before she lost to a 23rd seed in the fourth round.

 

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    A Utah woman accused of concealing seven pregnancies before strangling or suffocating her newborns gave birth each time in her home, authorities said Wednesday.

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  • Classes resume at high school rocked by stabbings

    Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives.

    Before school began, some students gathered at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday on the football field behind Franklin Regional High School to pray and to support one another.

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  • Victimized by the 'marriage penalty'

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  • Medical Marijuana [Duplicate] Medical pot measure could boost Florida Democrats MIAMI -- Tied to an unpopular president and his signature health care law, Democrats in the nation's largest swing state see medical marijuana as a potential antidote to political malaise in this year's midterm elections. Party operatives are pushing

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  • Old Social Security debts get reprieved WASHINGTON -- People with old Social Security debts are getting a reprieve -- for now. The Social Security Administration had been participating in a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments tha

    April 16, 2014

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    April marks another tax season when millions of Americans will deduct expenses related to home ownership, children and education from their annual tax bill. These deductions exist because of their perceived value to society; they encourage behaviors that keep the wheels of the economy turning. So why shouldn't the tax code be revised to reward preventive health?

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  • US anti-Semitic attacks down before Kansas deaths

    A group monitoring anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. cautiously noted a sharp decline in such incidents less than two weeks before the fatal shootings over the weekend outside two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City.

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