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Tom Warne

'Balloon man' soars in lawn chair, lands in jail

Daniel Boria says he was trying to get attention for his cleaning business when he tied more than 100 helium balloons to a lawn chair and soared through the sky over his city.

But soon after he opened a parachute and jumped back on the ground, police ...

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1 dead, 3 injured in Wash. ice cave collapse

Ice caves on a Washington state mountainside collapsed for the second day, killing one person and injuring four others, authorities said Monday night.

Snohomish County spokeswoman Shari Ireton told KING that the danger of another collapse at Big Four Ice Caves in Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National

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ISIS

ISIS retakes strategic Syrian city

ISIS militants have retaken the key Syrian city of Ain Issa from Kurdish forces, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Monday.

Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, Kurdish forces wrested control of Ain Issa and Tal Abyad last m...

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Pope says families need a miracle

Hinting that changes could be coming to the Catholic Church, Pope Francis asked a large crowd to pray for God to make miracles out of ideas that some believers might consider "impure" or even "threatening."

Several hundred thousand pilgrims thronged ...

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Senator Marco Rubio

Pro-Rubio group has raised more than $15 million

The nonprofit group backing Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's bid for the White House has raised nearly $16 million, the organization announced Monday.

The Conservative Solutions Project, which as a tax-exempt organization is not required to disclose its don...

Kit Harington

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Is Harington's hair a 'Game of Thrones' clue?

Only his hairdresser knows for sure.

"Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington set off a stir after photos of him with his longer locks fully intact at Wimbledon surfaced this weekend. Fans devastated that his long-haired character, Jon Snow, appeared to b...

George Pataki

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Pataki challenges Trump to debate

Former New York Gov. George Pataki challenged Donald Trump to a one-on-one debate on immigration Monday in New Hampshire, saying he wants to hear a real plan for reform from Trump, not "name calling" and "insults."

As the two vie for the Republican pr...

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On this day: July 7

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Sliced bread goes on sale for the first time, Elvis Presley makes his radio debut, Led Zeppelin plays their last concert, Oliver North testifies at the Iran-Contra hearings, and Michael Jackson is remembered by family and friends, all on this day.

Latest in Cosby sex scandal

Cosby on stage

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Court documents from 2005 obtained by The Associated Press indicate Bill Cosby said he obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to a woman he wanted to have sex with. Here is a timeline of accusations made against the comedian.

On this day: July 6

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America names it currency, a political party holds its first convention, and a first lady, media mogul, rocker, screen scream queen and religious leader are all born, all on this day.

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