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Planned Parenthood president 'proud' of fetal tissue work

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Planned Parenthood's first congressional appearance since the release of undercover videos, the group's president is defending its provision of fetal tissue for researchers & castigating Republicans…

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US beats Argentina to win men's volleyball World Cup

TOKYO (AP) — The United States won its first men's volleyball World Cup in 30 years on Wednesday with a 25-20, 25-21, 17-25, 25-20 win over Argentina. Maxwell Holt scored…

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Law enforcement e-mails highlight entrenched camps in Tor debate

At a public hearing last week, city officials in Lebanon, N.H., voted to restart a server in their public library that is part of the Tor anonymous Web browser. The…

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Emmy wins for Viola Davis, Jon Hamm 'Transparent,' 'Veep'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Long-standing barriers fell at Sunday's Emmy Awards as Viola Davis became the first non-white actress to claim top drama series acting honors, Jon Hamm finally won…

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Latvia beats Slovenia 73-66 to reach Eurobasket quarters

LILLE, France (AP) — Latvia reached the quarterfinals of the European Championship by beating Slovenia 73-66 on Saturday. Janis Strelnieks scored 17 points & had six rebounds & eight assists…

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UNICEF says millions more Syrians could head to Europe

GENEVA (Reuters) – Millions of people in Syria could become refugees & head to Europe if there is no end to the war, Peter Salama, UNICEF's regional director for the…

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International court drops case against dead Ugandan rebel

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court judges have terminated the case against a senior commander in a notorious Ugandan rebel group following confirmation that he died nearly two…

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Home Retail's Argos suffers another sales fall

LONDON (Reuters) – Home Retail , Britain's biggest household goods retailer, said sales at its Argos business fell again in its second quarter, as weak demand for electricals such as…