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  • 6 arrested in burning death of Arab teenager in Israel

    JERUSALEM Israeli authorities said Sunday that they arrested six Jewish suspects in the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager from East Jerusalem whose death has set off a wave of unrest there and in Israeli Arab towns. A statement from the...
  • Technocrat Mohammed Dionne named Senegal's prime minister: state TV

    DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal's President Macky Sall on Sunday appointed Mohammed Dionne as prime minister, state television RTS reported, following the sacking last week of Aminata Toure after she failed to win a seat in a June 29 local election. Dionne,...
  • Lee Child, David Ignatius on 'Face the Nation'

    Lee Child, David Ignatius on 'Face the Nation'
    UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list will include best-selling authors. How's that for mixing it up? Lee Child, David Ignatius and Jeffery Deaver talk to CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. They are joined by Sandra Brown ("Mean...
  • 18th Judicial Circuit races Seminole-Brevard

    GROUP 19 Donna M. Goerner 43, Altamonte Springs Years in practice: 18 Law school: University of Florida Job experience: Office of the State Attorney, 1995-2007; Maher, Guiley & Maher, May-August 2007; The Law Office of Donna M. Goerner, P.A.,...
  • When kids come over the border

     When kids come over the border
    A foreigner crossed the Rio Grande near Hidalgo, Texas, the other day. He had spent three weeks traveling from Honduras, and he was carrying only one thing with him: a birth certificate. He was hoping to find relatives in San Antonio or Maryland. His name...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 7/6 log (updated Saturday PM with NASCAR update)

    6 a.m.    Fishing: Bassfest at Chickamauga Lake (d.).--ESPN2 6 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 2 (York to Sheffield, England).--NBCSN 7:30 a.m.    Golf: French Open final round (in Paris).--Golf 9 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (primarily men’s...
  • The Crowd: Celebrating 105 years - and more to come

    The Crowd: Celebrating 105 years - and more to come
    On this Fourth of July, it is appropriate to celebrate the World Affairs Council of Orange County joining with the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO) presenting the Ellis Island Humanitarian Award to Newport Beach's Herbert V. Nootbaar. The...
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground team has Syrian chemical weapons, ready to begin destruction

    Aberdeen Proving Ground team has Syrian chemical weapons, ready to begin destruction
    — After months of waiting, a team of chemists and engineers from Aberdeen Proving Ground is now ready to begin the historic destruction of Syria's chemical weapons, the Pentagon said Thursday. The work is to take place aboard a container ship...
  • 'Snowpiercer' is sci-fi with a satiric bite to it

    "Snowpiercer" is a veritable United Nations of sci-fi films. Directed by the Korean Bong Joon-Ho ("The Host"), based on a French graphic novel and with a cast built around Captain America (Chris Evans), Oscar winner Octavia Spencer, Tilda Swinton, Jamie...
  • Bomb explodes among children playing in Afghanistan, 2 killed

    At least two Afghani children were killed and eight others were wounded in a bombing in Herat province Thursday, the Afghan Interior Ministry reported. The ministry said the bomb was planted by the Taliban and exploded among children playing outside...
  • Looking Out: Proud Whoppers, rainbow-clad Boy Scouts and more

    Looking Out: Proud Whoppers, rainbow-clad Boy Scouts and more
    Regular Gay Matters blogger Kevin Rector is on vacation, so I'll be filling in on this week's Looking Out and will do my best to bring you all the important LGBT news of the week. Comment below if I've left anything out. Here's the goods (and maybe some...