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Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

President Barack Obama speaks before signing an executive order to protect LGBT employees from federal workplace discrimination in the East Room of the White House Monday, July 21, 2014, in Washington. Obama’s executive orders signed Monday prohibit discrimination against...
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Obama urges immediate access to Ukraine crash site

President Barack Obama makes a statement on the situation in Ukraine and Gaza, at the White House in Washington, Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) President Barack Obama makes a statement on the situation in Ukraine and Gaza, at the White House in Washington,...
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Gaza death toll rises as truce effort intensifies

Palestinians search for survivors under the rubble of a house was destroyed by an Israeli missile strike, in Gaza City, Monday, July 21, 2014. On Sunday, the first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price, killing scores of Palestinians and...
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Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

A Malaysian investigator takes a black box from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as it is handed over from Donetsk People’s Republic officials to Malaysian representatives in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Bowing to international pressure Monday,...

RHP Jeremy Jeffress Returns To Brewers In ‘pen

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have called up right-hander Jeremy Jeffress from Triple-A Nashville to give the bullpen a boost. Jeffress joined the team before Monday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds. He was 4-1 with a 1.51 ERA and five saves in the minors....

Indians Send Adams Down To Make Room For House

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have optioned right-handed reliever Austin Adams to Triple-A Columbus, making room on the roster for left-hander T.J. House. House was officially recalled Monday from Class A Mahoning Valley to make the start in Minnesota, where the...

Tony Stewart Riding High From Sprint Car Victory

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart heads into the busiest week of his year riding high from a win in his return to sprint car racing. Stewart raced in a sprint car last weekend for the first time since he broke his leg in an extracurricular race last August. He missed the final...

Kasich Administrator Returns To Ohio Right To Life

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An administrator from the staff of Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has been re-hired by Ohio Right to Life as its executive director. Stephanie Renade (reh-NAYD’) Krider begins her new position with the state’s largest anti-abortion...

Death Of Baby Killed By Dog Is Ruled An Accident

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The death of a 7-month-old Indiana boy who was attacked and killed by a dog in Ohio has been ruled an accident. The Montgomery County coroner’s office says in its preliminary findings from Monday’s autopsy that Jonathon Quarles Jr., of...

New Charges In Rock-throwing That Injured Teacher

MIFFLINBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three Pennsylvania teenagers now stand charged as adults in a highway rock-throwing incident in Pennsylvania that left an Ohio teacher critically injured. Seventeen-year-old Milton resident Tyler Gregory Porter appeared in court Monday on charges including...