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Jordan Spieth's third golf major win is another victory for Under Armour

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Jordan Spieth's third golf major win is another victory for Under Armour

- Jordan Spieth keeps winning majors, and in turn, Under Armour keeps coming up a big winner, as well. The Baltimore-based retailer enjoyed the spoils of Spieth’s latest win Sunday, when the 23-year-old golf star won the British Open. In doing so, the posterboy for Under Armour’s golf line became just the second golfer to reach three major championships before the age of 24, joining the legendary Jack Nicklaus
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Missing 71-year-old hiker rescued after week in Olympic National Park

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Missing 71-year-old hiker rescued after week in Olympic National Park

- Crews rescued a 71-year-old woman after she'd been missing for a week in the Olympic National Park, Coast Guard officials said Monday. Crews had been searching for the woman for a nearly week, according to Coast Guard officials. U.S. National Park Service rangers found her Sunday about 10 miles south of Port Angeles. A Coast Guard aircrew and local responders airlifted the woman, who suffering from dehydration and fatigue
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Bellevue city council condemns councilman's car wash

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Bellevue city council condemns councilman's car wash

- WEBVTT ANDNEITHER IS THE RECALL EFFORT.CRESUD A ANGLE - KRISTYNAENGDAHL WITH THE STORY.KRISTYNA: THE OWNER SAYS HE WILLNOT LET IT GO WITHOUT A FIGHT.FOR A QUIET, NONFUNCTIONINGCARWASH, IT HAS DRAWN A LOT OFDEBATE AND CONDEMNATION AFTER A4-0 VOTE BY BELLEVUE CITYCOUNCIL.THE OWNER IS BELLEVUE CITYCOUNCILMEMBER PAT SHANNON, WHOFOUGHT FOR INPUT IN DISCUSSINGTHE CARWASH'S FATE.THAT OPPORTUNITY DENIED BY CITYLEGAL.>> ALL IT TAKES IS SOMEBODY TOGENERATE TWO OR THREE TELEPHONECALLS TO THE CITY, THENEVERYBODY'S HOUSE IS INJEOPARDY
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Sen. John McCain to return for health care vote just days after brain cancer diagnosis

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Sen. John McCain to return for health care vote just days after brain cancer diagnosis

- WASHINGTON (AP) -- John McCain will make a dramatic return to the Senate for a make-or-break vote on Republican health care legislation Tuesday just days after getting diagnosed with brain cancer, giving an emotional and arithmetical boost to his party's reeling effort to repeal Obamacare. -- John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) It was the latest head-spinning turn for legislation that's survived several near-death experiences in recent week
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Planned Port Cameron facility will announce new tenant for 1.2 million square feet of space

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Planned Port Cameron facility will announce new tenant for 1.2 million square feet of space

- Port Cameron LLC, a proposed $1.5 billion deepwater energy support complex proposed on the Calcasieu Ship Channel, plans to lease 1.2 million square feet of port space to Peterson Offshore Group. The European energy logistics manager will co-manage the development of the port and also manage logistical operations for the port, its tenants and customers. Port Cameron and Peterson signed a "teaming partnership agreement" in February
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Four booked Monday after Sunday's shooting that injured four on Avenue H

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Four booked Monday after Sunday's shooting that injured four on Avenue H

- Four Baton Rouge men were booked Monday into Parish Prison after they were apprehended by Baton Rouge Police late Sunday following a shooting that injured four, said police spokesman Sgt. L'Jean McKneely. Jamie Dailey, 18, Demarco White, 17, Tyrese James, 18, and DeShawn Breaux, 22, were each booked on eight counts of attempted first-degree murder, McKneely said. The men are accused of opening fire on eight people inside a house in the 10300 block of Avenue H about 5 p
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Religious leaders protest L.A. pastor's detention during a routine ICE appointment

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Religious leaders protest L.A. pastor's detention during a routine ICE appointment

- The arrest of a pastor during a routine appointment with an immigration officer Monday has sparked protest and sent worry through Los Angeles’ Latino religious community. Noe Carias, who now leads an evangelical church near Echo Park, was first deported in 1993 after crossing illegally into the United States as a teenager. The Guatemala native then returned to the U.S. and ignored a second deportation order in 1995
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Tiger cub from Philly sent to Oklahoma zoo accepted by new mother

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Tiger cub from Philly sent to Oklahoma zoo accepted by new mother

- A tiger cub that was rejected by her mother at the Philadelphia Zoo has been accepted by a new mother at the Oklahoma City Zoo.
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McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health vote

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McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health vote

- WASHINGTON • John McCain will make a dramatic return to the Senate for a make-or-break vote on GOP health care legislation Tuesday, just days after getting diagnosed with a brain tumor. The decision by the 80-year-old senator to travel to Washington from his Arizona home was announced by his office in a brief press release late Monday night. It comes with the GOP health care bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare" on the brink as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushes toward a pivotal vote Tuesday prodded by an impatient and frustrated President Donald Trump
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Single Mom With 2 Failing Kidneys Saved By Stranger

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Single Mom With 2 Failing Kidneys Saved By Stranger

- WINCHESTER (CBS) – A single mother with two failing kidneys was saved by the kindness of a complete stranger. “I work as a web developer. She’s a web designer,” Kara Yimoyines said. “She’s from the Midwest. I’m from the Midwest,” said Nicole Baltzer. “We both like sports.” This months-old friendship feels in so many ways meant to be. Once-strangers in the same town, now connected for life
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Chinese jets intercept U.S. surveillance plane - U.S. officials

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Chinese jets intercept U.S. surveillance plane - U.S. officials

- By Idrees Ali. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea at the weekend, with one jet coming within about 300 feet (91 meters) of the American aircraft, U.S. officials said on Monday. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said initial reports showed one of the Chinese J-10 aircraft came close enough to the U
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Mom’s wish for letters from around the world for Wentzville boy battling cancer

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Mom’s wish for letters from around the world for Wentzville boy battling cancer

- WENTZVILLE, MO - It's been just over one month since 15-year-old Sulley Menne. was diagnosed with Leukemia in June. "You think it must be the worst thing in the world and then you get it and it's the worst thing in the world" Sulley said. "I thought he had a resistant bug or something and he would be fine" said Sulley's mom Mande
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Child death was inside home with 18 children

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Child death was inside home with 18 children

- WENTZVILLE, MO - A state investigation has found the three-month-old who died July 5 in Wentzville was in an illegal daycare. State child care inspectors made the discovery after news reports described many kids leaving the home after the death. The investigative report was generated by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). It quotes a woman inside the home on Aspen Creek Drive as saying she “cares for more than 26 children at any one time
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Stepmom’s vows to 4-year-old future son make him cry

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Stepmom’s vows to 4-year-old future son make him cry

- RIPLEY, N.Y. - Many people cry at weddings, including this 4-year-old boy who will melt your heart. Gage Newville became overwhelmed, as his new stepmother, Senior Airman Emily Leehan, read the vows she wrote especially for him. This happened Saturday, at Leehan's wedding to US Marine Sergeant Joshua Newville in Ripley, New York. Leehan went on to say she may not have given Gage life, but life surely gave her the gift of him
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House passes labor-savings agreement 78-72, Senate to vote next week

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House passes labor-savings agreement 78-72, Senate to vote next week

- HARTFORD — The Connecticut House of Representatives voted to support a labor-savings package negotiated by Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration and state employee union leaders. House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz said earlier there was enough support to approve the agreement, which is projected to save the state $1.5 billion over two years. The vote was 78 in favor and 72 opposed
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Meriden police looking for missing mom, newborn

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Meriden police looking for missing mom, newborn

- Police in Meriden have issued a silver alert for a 1-week-old baby and her mother. Esperanza Lopez was born on July 16. She was last seen with her mother, 23-year-old Ashley Correra-Graham. Police said they were reported missing on Monday. They haven't released many details, but said they just want to make sure Correra-Graham and her baby are in good condition
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Richmond County looks to fill 27 teacher spots

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Richmond County looks to fill 27 teacher spots

- AUGUSTA, Ga. -- It won't be long before students are headed off to school in Richmond County -- a little less than three weeks to be exact. But in the meantime, the school system is hard at work trying to fill teacher roles at all levels -- elementary, middle, and high school. There are 27 open jobs. If they fail to find someone to fill the job full-time, the county looks towards former teachers who don't mind filling in until the schools can find a more permanent educator
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  • Missing 71-year-old hiker rescued after week in Olympic National Park
    Missing 71-year-old hiker rescued after week in Olympic National Park

    , oregonlive.com

    Crews rescued a 71-year-old woman after she'd been missing for a week in the Olympic National Park, Coast Guard officials said Monday. Crews had been searching for the woman for a nearly week, according to Coast Guard officials. U.S. National Park Service rangers found her Sunday about 10 miles south of Port Angeles. A Coast Guard aircrew and local responders airlifted the woman, who suffering from dehydration and fatigue
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Politics & Government

  • John McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health care vote
    John McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health care vote

    , boston.com

    WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain will make a dramatic return to the Senate for a make-or-break vote on GOP health care legislation Tuesday, just days after getting diagnosed with a brain tumor. The decision by the 80-year-old senator to travel to Washington from his Arizona home was announced by his office in a brief press release late Monday night. It comes with the GOP health care bill to repeal and replace “Obamacare” on the brink as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushes toward a pivotal vote Tuesday prodded by an impatient and frustrated President Donald Trump
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Sports

  • Metro & state: Wayne State volleyball honored for academic success
    Metro & state: Wayne State volleyball honored for academic success

    , freep.com

    College volleyball: The Wayne State program has been recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for its academic success during the 2016-17 season with the AVCA Team Academic Award. The award, which began in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3
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Business

  • Asian stock indexes mixed amid caution on earnings, politics
    Asian stock indexes mixed amid caution on earnings, politics

    , richmond.com

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian share benchmarks were mixed Tuesday as investors awaited a slew of corporate earnings reports. A meeting of the Federal Reserve and caution over potential twists and turns in U.S. politics kept most indexes trading within a narrow range. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.1 percent to 19,964.81 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng edged 0.1 percent higher to 26,875
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Health

  • New hope for HIV cure as child remains virus-free years after final treatment
    New hope for HIV cure as child remains virus-free years after final treatment

    , ajc.com

    A South African child, believed to have been infected with HIV around the time of birth, has remained free of the virus for 8 1/2 years after early treatment - renewing hope among scientists that such outliers may hold clues to help end the decades-old epidemic. The case study, described by researchers before a presentation Monday at an international AIDS conference in Paris, suggests a paradigm shift in the treatment of those infected
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Family & Parenting

  • Teen Mom 2's Briana DeJesus Contemplates Putting Her Baby Up for Adoption Following Boyfriend's Cheating
    Teen Mom 2's Briana DeJesus Contemplates Putting Her Baby Up for Adoption Following Boyfriend's Cheating

    , people.com

    Briana DeJesus faced several difficulties during her pregnancy with daughter Stella. The star opened up to her mother and sister on Monday night’s episode about her boyfriend Luis’ cheating, saying she spent three hours on the phone with the women he had an affair with. “I don’t know what I’m going to do,” DeJesus admitted, crying. “He was telling her that he’s only with me because he wants to be there for the baby
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  • Albuquerque pastor fed up with drivers racing in church parking lot
    Albuquerque pastor fed up with drivers racing in church parking lot

    , koat.com

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque pastor says he’s tired of teens using his parking lot to race their cars and even more worried that someone might get hurt. He said he’s hoping parents will talk to their kids before they get in trouble with police. Executive Pastor Tim Hale at Hoffmantown Church in the Northeast Heights said they’ve been catching teens driving recklessly in the parking lot
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Plates Fly as Shannon Beador and Kelly Dodd Exchange Insults at Fiery RHOC Dinner
    Plates Fly as Shannon Beador and Kelly Dodd Exchange Insults at Fiery RHOC Dinner

    , people.com

    There were dining at a restaurant named The Quiet Woman, but Shannon Beador and Kelly Dodd were anything but on Monday’s The two rivals got into a heated argument at the end of the episode, exchanging insults — and in Beador’s case, throwing plates — as fellow Orange County Housewives Tamra Judge, Lydia McLaughlin and Peggy Sulahian looked on in horror
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Education

  • Metro & state: Wayne State volleyball honored for academic success
    Metro & state: Wayne State volleyball honored for academic success

    , freep.com

    College volleyball: The Wayne State program has been recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for its academic success during the 2016-17 season with the AVCA Team Academic Award. The award, which began in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3
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Travel & Recreation

  • Montana man dies after 100-foot fall in Glacier National Park
    Montana man dies after 100-foot fall in Glacier National Park

    , missoulian.com

    WEST GLACIER — Officials with Montana's Glacier National Park say a visitor who was taking photographs of the scenery fell into a creek, was swept into a culvert and plunged off a steep cliff to his death. Park officials said in a statement Monday that 26-year-old Robert Durbin of Corvallis, Montana, died Saturday. They say Durbin was taking photos along Haystack Creek next to the Going-to-the-Sun Road, which is known for its dramatic scenery and vertigo-inducing heights
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Media & Information

  • HERSOM: Baseball proves there is no sure thing
    HERSOM: Baseball proves there is no sure thing

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    SIOUX CITY -- So, I settled in to my recliner on a weekend night when it wasn’t essential to monitor all the chaos in our country. Netflix and a 2012 sports movie I hadn’t yet seen seemed like a nice change of pace and it came as no surprise that Clint Eastwood’s “Trouble With The Curve” proved to be a good choice
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Law & Crime

  • WMU officials urge Trump: Try to stop Saudi executions
    WMU officials urge Trump: Try to stop Saudi executions

    , detroitnews.com

    Western Michigan University leaders are calling on President Donald Trump to intervene in the looming execution of 14 Saudi Arabians — including one man who considered attending WMU — since an appeal of their death sentences failed. Mujtaba Al-Sweikat attended several pro-democracy protest between 2011 and 2012 in Saudi Arabia, one of the five top executing countries in the world for more than a decade, according to Reprieve U
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Motoring

  • State Troopers seize stolen motorcycle, arrest Hartford man
    State Troopers seize stolen motorcycle, arrest Hartford man

    , fox61.com

    HARTFORD— A Hartford man has been arrested following a traffic stop with state troopers that resulted in a foot pursuit and recovery of a stolen motorcycle, police said. A state trooper stopped a Suzuki motorcycle on Broad St in Hartford after he observed it being operated without a rear license plate on Friday evening. Milan Hamilton, 30, Hartford, fled on foot engaging the trooper in a foot pursuit after the trooper started speaking
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Science & Nature

  • The moon's insides may contain water — lots of it
    The moon's insides may contain water — lots of it

    , usatoday.com

    The inside of the moon may contain water, according to new research from Brown University. Ryan Sartor (@ryansartor) has that story. The moon may contain vast sums of water beneath its surface, scientists say, a potential boon for lunar explorers. Satellite data studied by Brown University scientists revealed unusually high amounts of water trapped in volcanic deposits across the moon's surface, suggesting ample amounts of water within its depths
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Life & Style

  • Secrets flight attendants won't tell you
    Secrets flight attendants won't tell you

    , chron.com

    The summers are always a popular time to hop on a plane and travel to beautiful vacation destinations. But did you know that your flight attendant is carrying secrets around that you might not know? Did you know that the pilot in command can order any passenger to be handcuffed, has the ability to write fines or to take the will of dying passengers? Do you know what soda product the flight attendants loathe to open? Or just how gross the trays are on the plane? Or why some attendants wear shorter skirts? Or when the pilots sleep? (Story continues below
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Real Estate

  • Plan set to remove hundreds of homeless from Oregon land
    Plan set to remove hundreds of homeless from Oregon land

    , kgw.com

    REDMOND, Ore. — State and local officials in Oregon have come up with an agricultural land management plan that involves removing about 200 to 400 people living in homeless camps located on private and public property. The plan for the 3 square miles (8 square kilometers) of land east of the city of Redmond in central Oregon addresses illegal activity, such as dumping and cutting trees, The Bend Bulletin reported on Sunday
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