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usa Hospira Joins Bidding For Danone Unit

Hospira has emerged as a bidder for Danone's medical-nutrition unit in a deal that could be worth about $5 billion and mark the latest in a flurry of so-called inversion deals.

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usa VIDEO: 'Giant bolt' hits LA beach goers

Lighting struck people on Venice Beach in Los Angeles, some were treated at scene.

11 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

usa U.S. Push for Gaza Truce Yields Little

The failure of U.S. diplomacy to extend the cease-fire exposed the divisions that have developed between Washington and its Mideast allies.

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usa Former Va. Governor's Corruption Trial Begins

Corruption trial of former Virginia governor, wife opening in federal court in Richmond

15 minutes ago // ABC

usa Should the Condemned Suffer? Victim Families Torn

In debate over slow executions, victim families wrestle with whether condemned should suffer

22 minutes ago // MSNBC

usa Repo 'Gone Bad' Ends With Tow Truck Driver Slain

A tow truck driver who had just repossessed a car was shot and killed in the street after being chased by a vehicle across several cities, police say.

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usa Flames From California Wildfire Claim 13 Homes

Flames from California wildfire claim 13 homes; 2nd fire near Yosemite threatens others

29 minutes ago // Fox News

usa Flames from California wildfire claim 13 homes; 2nd fire near Yosemite threatens others

Wildfires burning near Northern California vineyards and in the Yosemite National Park area were threatening hundreds of homes even as crews worked to contain them.

29 minutes ago // MSNBC

usa 'Humble Family Man' Grapples With Ebola

Dr Kent Brantly, medical director for an Ebola care center in Liberia, is stable and in very serious condition after being diagnosed with the disease.

32 minutes ago // ABC

usa One Dead, 13 Injured in Rare California Lightning Storm

A rare lightning storm struck packed Venice Beach, Calif., today, killing a 20-year-old man and injuring up to 12 others, one critically, after the same storm had struck a person on Catalina Island.

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usa Man dies after lightning hits California beach, a dozen others injured or rattled

A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said.

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usa Reckitt Benckiser set to float US arm RB Pharmaceuticals

Chief executive Rakesh Kapoor has been keen to focus the company on its 19 'powerbrands' such as Durex condoms and Finish dishwasher tablets Continue reading...

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usa U.N. Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

The U.N. Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight Monday morning. July 28  

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usa California Governor to Meet With Mexican President

Gov. Jerry Brown to meet with Mexican president to discuss immigration during trade mission

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usa 1 dead, 13 others injured after lightning strikes in Los Angeles area

One person was killed and 13 others were injured after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm struck two Los Angeles-area locations Sunday afternoon. 

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usa Father killed, daughter injured when small plane crash-lands on Florida beach

A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.

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usa Philadelphia police reportedly interviewing 2 persons of interest in carjacking that killed 3 kids

Philadelphia police are reportedly interviewing two persons of interest concerning a carjacking and crash that killed three children last week. 

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usa Fierce storms destroy several homes in Tennessee

Searchers go door to door to make sure no one is trapped in debris; severe weather rakes several Eastern states

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usa Wildfire in California's Sierra Nevadas burns 13 homes

A wildfire burning in the foothills of Northern California's Sierra Nevada mountains destroyed 13 homes and 38 other structures, California authorities said late Sunday.  

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usa Shave ice vendor defies town's new ban on peddlers

WESTERLY, R.I. A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential for accidents.George Manko sells Hawaiian shave ice in a private parking lot for beachgoers in Westerly, where celebrities including Taylor Swift and Conan O'Brien have summer homes.

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usa Official: Storms Destroy E. Tenn. Homes, No Deaths

Official: Storms destroy 10 East Tenn. homes, no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries.

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

usa Official: Storms destroy E. Tenn. homes, no deaths

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Powerful storms that raked across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, but there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said.Spokeswoman Gina Breeding with the office of emergency management in east Tennessee's Claiborne County told The Associated Press that officers searched ruined homes Sunday night in one particularly hard-hit community, Speedwell. She said the county sheriff and his wif

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

usa Official: Storms destroy E. Tenn. homes, no deaths

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Powerful storms that raked across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, but there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said.Spokeswoman Gina Breeding with the office of emergency management in east Tennessee's Claiborne County told The Associated Press that officers searched ruined homes Sunday night in one particularly hard-hit community, Speedwell. She said the county sheriff and his wi

2 hours ago // USA Today

usa FAQ: Why Arizona executions face scrutiny

Here are answers to some of the common questions raised after inmate's long, slow death.  

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usa Police: Family of 5, including 3 children, found fatally shot in Maine apartment

The state medical examiner plans to conduct autopsies on the bodies of five family members found shot to death in an apartment in southern Maine.

2 hours ago // Boston Herald

usa Man dies after lightning strike affects 14

LOS ANGELES A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck or rattled 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.The man was taken from Venice Beach and pronounced dead at a hospital Sunday afternoon, Los Angeles County coroner's Lt. Larry Dietz said. His identity was not immediately released.Confirmation of the cause of death was pending an autopsy. Diet

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usa Jury Deliberations to Continue in Ventura Case

Jury weighing Ventura's defamation case over sniper book to enter 5th day of deliberations

2 hours ago // Boston Herald

usa Jury deliberations to continue in Ventura case

ST. PAUL, Minn. After a weekend break, jurors weighing whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed by "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle are entering their fifth day of deliberations.Jurors have had the case since last Tuesday. They're expected to return to the federal courthouse in St. Paul Monday morning to continue their work.Ventura says Kyle defamed him by fabricating a story in his best-selling memoir. Kyle wrote he decked Ventura in a California bar in 20

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usa Shave Ice Vendor Defies Town's New Ban on Peddlers

It's not Martha's Vineyard: Shave ice vendor defies Rhode Island town's ban on street peddlers

2 hours ago // Boston Herald

usa Shave ice vendor defies town's new ban on peddlers

WESTERLY, R.I. A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential for accidents.George Manko sells Hawaiian shave ice in a private parking lot for beachgoers in Westerly, where celebrities including Taylor Swift and Conan O'Brien have summer homes.

2 hours ago // The Guardian

usa One man killed and others injured as lightning strikes LA's Venice beach

A 20-year-old man pronounced dead after being taken from Venice beach, where rare summer storm hit Continue reading...

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usa Traditional African dishes teach healthy eating

Classes are being offered nationwide to encourage African Americans to learn about cooking fresh foods based on traditional African cuisine. The program is trying to combat obesity, heart disease and other ailments often linked to diet. July 28

2 hours ago // USA Today

usa The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming

AP Investigation: As the Obama administration weans the country off dirty fuels, energy companies are ramping-up overseas coal exports at a heavy price. July 28  

2 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Deutsche Zeroes In on Wealth Management, Investment Banking

Deutsche Bank co-CEO Anshu Jain has in the past two years made it a top priority to get the lender's investment bank and wealth-management business to work to each other's benefit.

2 hours ago // USA Today

usa Sunflowers aid healing in storm-ravaged town

In Louisiville, Miss., yellow rays of hope pop up where a tornado killed 10.  

3 hours ago // ABC

usa Memorial at Sea for Ind. Pilots After Deadly Crash

Family, dignitaries attend memorial at sea for Indiana pilots killed, missing in crash