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Iraq leaders under mounting pressure to pick PM

A burned police truck is left behind in the northern city of Mosul, Iraq, Friday, June 27, 2014. Two weeks has passed since the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant took over the country’s second largest city. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Mideast nations on...
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Argentina’s vice president charged with bribery

FILE – Argentina’s Vice President Amado Boudou gestures as he arrives to a ceremony in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in this May 4, 2012 file photo. An Argentine judge has charged Vice President Amado Boudou Friday June 27, 2014 with bribery and conducting business...
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Elliot Rodger’s dad hopes to prevent killings

This June 22, 2014 photo provided by ABC shows Barbara Walters, left, during an interview in Los Angeles with Peter Rodger, the father of Elliot Rodger, the 22 year old who killed six people, injured 13, before taking his own life near the campus of the University of California,...
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Iraq leaders under mounting pressure to pick PM

A burned police truck is left behind in the northern city of Mosul, Iraq, Friday, June 27, 2014. Two weeks has passed since the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant took over the country’s second largest city. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Mideast nations on...

Katy Perry’s live show as sweet as cotton candy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Katy Perry used to come to Music City as a young teen, flying across country from California to seek her dream of a music career. She returned Friday night, all grown up, and what a sugar-spun spectacle she was during the opening week of the North...
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Sponsorship of gay pride parades on the rise

In this June 8, 2014, photo, workers carry an eBay banner during the gay pride parade, in Salt Lake City. Corporations have increased visibility this summer at gay pride parades around the country as same-sex marriage bans fall in the courts and polls show greater public...

Stocks notch tiny gains, but still end week lower

NEW YORK (AP) — Summertime settled into Wall Street on Friday as major stock indexes drifted slightly higher going into the weekend. The listless day of trading left the stock market with a tiny loss for the week, its second this month. A handful of corporate results...
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Ukraine signs historic EU pact, snubbing Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks during a media conference after a signing ceremony at an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, June 27, 2014. The Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed up to a trade and economic pact with the European Union, saying it may be the...
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Panthers take Ekblad with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

Aaron Ekblad pulls on a Florida Panthers sweater after being chosen first overall in the NHL hockey draft, Friday, June 27, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) Aaron Ekblad pulls on a Florida Panthers sweater after being chosen first overall in the NHL hockey draft,...
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Woods misses the cut, and a 4-way tie for the lead

Tiger Woods hits out of the rough on the 11th hole during the second round of the Quicken Loans National PGA golf tournament, Friday, June 27, 2014, in Bethesda, Md. Woods finished the round at 7 over par for the tournament, and missed the cut. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Tiger...