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Ill Serena Williams stops after 3 games in doubles

Court officials talk to Serena Williams and Venus Williams, left, of the U.S as they retire after 3 games from their women’s doubles match against Kristina Barrois of Germany and Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon,...
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Argentina, Switzerland tied 0-0 after 1st half

Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri, left, and Argentina’s Ezequiel Garay go for a header during their World Cup round of 16 soccer match at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) Switzerland’s Xherdan...
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Measles outbreak complicates 2 big Amish events

In this June 25, 2014 photo, young Mennonite girls gather at the health and safety clinic, which included a Measles, Mumps, & Rubella vaccinations in Shiloh, Ohio. Health officials said Ohio’s current outbreak of measles consists of more than 360 cases and is the...

Judge strikes down Kentucky’s gay marriage ban

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge in Kentucky struck down the state’s ban on gay marriage on Tuesday, though the ruling was temporarily put on hold and it was not immediately clear when same-sex couples could be issued marriage licenses. U.S. District Judge...
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Palestinian militants fire more rockets at Israel

Avi and Rachel Fraenkel embrace during the funeral of their son, Naftali, a 16-year-old with dual Israeli-American citizenship, in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Nof Ayalon, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The Israeli military found the bodies of three missing teenagers just over two...

Envoy says Iraq can’t wait for US military aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iraq is increasingly turning to other governments like Iran, Russia and Syria to help beat back a rampant insurgency because it cannot wait for additional American military aid, Baghdad’s top envoy to the U.S. said Tuesday. Such alliances...

Spam maker Hormel buying Muscle Milk

NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Spam is bulking up on its protein with Muscle Milk. Hormel Foods is paying $450 million to acquire CytoSport, which owns Muscle Milk sports nutrition drinks, bars and powders. The move builds on Hormel’s push to expand beyond its stable...
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Measles outbreak complicates 2 big Amish events

In this June 25, 2014 photo, young Mennonite girls gather at the health and safety clinic, which included a Measles, Mumps, & Rubella vaccinations in Shiloh, Ohio. Health officials said Ohio’s current outbreak of measles consists of more than 360 cases and is the...

Phoenix Athlete’s $5,000 Wheelchair Stolen In Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Paralympic track athlete from the Phoenix area who races in a $5,000 wheelchair says someone stole the custom-built ride while he was visiting relatives near Cincinnati. WLWT-TV ( ) reports Erik Hightower’s racing chair disappeared from a truck that was...

Samuelson: The misleading debate on the Export-Import Bank

I was against the Export-Import Bank before I was for it, and I may someday be against it again. But right now I’m for it, because the congressional fuss over the renewal of its charter is mostly political grandstanding. The Ex-Im Bank is portrayed — mainly by tea party...