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    2 killed, at least 14 injured in shooting outside Fort Myers nightclub

    FORT MYERS, Flor. — Two people are dead and at least 14 others injured after a shooting at a Fort Myers, Florida, nightclub, according to Capt. Jim Mulligan of the Fort Myers police. The shooting took place in the parking lot of Club Blu Bar and Grill, according to CNN affiliate WINK-TV. The call alerting police to the shooting was received at 12.30 a.m. Monday. Police didn’t say how many shots were fired, but at least 36 yellow evidence markers […]

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    ‘Star Trek Beyond’ brings in $59 million box office

    NEW YORK — The latest voyage of the starship Enterprise boldly brought in a big box office this weekend. “Star Trek Beyond” nabbed an estimated $59.6 million debut in North America, topping industry expectations and winning the weekend box office. “Beyond,” which stars Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto as Captain Kirk and Spock, is the thirteenth “Star Trek” film overall in the franchise and third film with the new cast. The Paramount Pictures film received positive reviews from both critics […]

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    Olympics: No blanket ban on Russian athletes, IOC says

    The International Olympic Committee will not issue a blanket ban on Russian athletes hoping to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games and will instead leave the decision up to individual sporting federations, the IOC confirmed in a statement Sunday. A damning World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) report released earlier this week alleged a complex system of subterfuge that involved Russia’s security services tampering with and altering sealed urine samples. All this was carried out under the direction of the country’s […]

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    Famous ‘Shawshank Redemption’ tree falls

    One of the most famous trees in cinematic history is gone. The white oak from the movie “The Shawshank Redemption” has fallen near Mansfield, Ohio. The oak made its debut in 1994 near the movie’s end when Morgan Freeman’s character, the recently paroled prisoner Ellis Boyd “Red” Redding, follows clues to the tree’s location. There he digs up and opens a box buried near the base containing a letter and cash to buy a bus ticket to see Andy Dufresne, […]

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    Leaked DNC emails show hostility toward Bernie Sanders

    Nearly 20,000 emails sent and received by Democratic National Committee staff members were released Friday by Wikileaks, with one message in particular raising questions about the committee’s impartiality during the Democratic primary. The revelation threatened to shatter the uneasy peace between the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders camps and supporters days before the Democratic convention kicks off next week. The leaks, from January 2015 to May 2016, feature Democratic staffers debating everything from how to deal with challenging media requests […]

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    Florida men charged with supporting ISIS

    WASHINGTON — Three Florida men have been arrested and charged with conspiring and attempting to provide material support and resources to ISIS, the Department of Justice announced Friday. One of the men, Gregory Hubbard, 52, of West Palm Beach, was arrested Thursday at Miami International Airport as he allegedly prepared to join the fight for ISIS overseas, the department said in a statement. Hubbard told an undercover FBI operative that he wanted to travel to Syria “for the purpose of […]

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Islamic State jihadists claimed responsibility for twin explosions 
July 23 that ripped through crowds of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul, killing at least 61 people and wounding 207 others in apparently their deadliest attack in the Afghan capital. The bombings during a huge protest over a power transmission line could deepen sectarian divisions in a country well known for communal harmony despite decades of war. (WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images)

    ISIS claims Afghanistan explosion that kills dozens

    [Breaking news update, 11:35 a.m.] The death toll in Saturday’s bombing in Kabul has risen to 80, according to the Afghan Interior Ministry. Three suicide attackers carried out the bombing, according to an Afghan security official speaking on condition of anonymity. [Previous story, published at 11:30 a.m.] ISIS is claiming responsibility for killing dozens of people during a peaceful demonstration by a minority group in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday. “I saw tens of people laying down in blood around me and […]

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    9 killed, 21 hurt in Munich shooting rampage

    MUNICH – At least nine people were killed and 21 others hurt Friday in a shooting rampage at a busy shopping district in Munich, Germany, police said. Police searched for attackers, thinking there might be three, and found a man who’d killed himself on a side street near Olympia shopping mall, police Chief Hubertus Andrae said. Based on surveillance video and witness statements, police concluded he was the sole gunman, Andrae said. The unidentified attacker was an 18-year-old German-Iranian who had […]


    Hillary Clinton names Tim Kaine as VP running mate

    FLORIDA — Hillary Clinton announced Friday that she will be running with Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate. The announcement came after her “Stronger Together” rally in Tampa, Florida. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia emerged as a leading contender after a methodical search, several Democrats close to the campaign say, receiving the stamp of approval from President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton. The decision is a critical one in her quest to defeat Donald […]

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    Video captures violent arrest of elementary school teacher during traffic stop in Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas – Austin police face a series of questions after local media revealed this week a video of an officer yanking a woman from her car and violently throwing her to the ground during a traffic stop. The incident happened a year ago, but the Austin Statesman and KVUE-TV acquired the police video this week showing the arrest and detention of Breaion King – a 2nd grade school teacher. Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo told reporters Thursday he was […]