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NYPD: Mom of baby abandoned in subway in custody

In this Monday, July 7, 2014 surveillance camera image provided by the New York Police Department, a woman, top right, pushes her baby girl in a stroller at the Columbus Circle subway station in New York. The 20-year-old woman, who is suspected of abandoning the baby at the...
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Sterling ordered to testify at Clippers sale trial

Shelly Sterling, the estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, arrives at a Los Angeles courthouse with her attorney Pierce O’ Donnell, Monday, July 7, 2014. With the potentially record-breaking $2 billion sale of the Clippers hanging in the balance, a...
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Washington poised to start legal marijuana sales

George Vargas, left, takes a seat next to first-in-line customer Deb Greene in front of the recreational marijuana store Cannabis City Monday, July 7, 2014, in Seattle. The store will be the first and only store initially in Seattle to legally sell recreational pot when sales...
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WCup hospitality exec released from jail in Brazil

Ray Whelan, a longstanding director and project manager within the MATCH group, arrives at a police station after been arrested, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, July 7, 2014. Whelan, a senior executive with the official World Cup corporate hospitality provider was arrested...
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Afghan candidate rejects election results

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah runs his hands through his hair as he pauses in addressing his supporters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Abdullah says he received calls from President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry after he...
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UN pushes for migrants to be called refugees

In this June 19, 2014 photo, young Central American migrants traveling together play cards on a parked boxcar as they wait for a northbound freight train at the station in Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico. United Nations officials are pushing for many of the Central Americans...

AbbVie raises its bid for Shire by about 11 pct

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. drugmaker AbbVie has boosted its offer for Shire by 11 percent to about $51.3 billion, hoping it will be enough to pique the interest of its British counterpart. Shire, known for its rare-disease drugs, has rejected three AbbVie offers to date. North...
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Soda tax’s last stand? Bay Area preps for showdown

In this July 7, 2014 photo, a man drinks out of a coffee cup as he walks under a sign opposed to taxes on sugary drinks posted in the window of Casa Thai Market in San Francisco. San Francisco and Berkeley are aiming to become the first U.S. cities to pass per-ounce taxes on...

Stock futures point to lower US open

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures pointed to a second straight day of declines on Wall Street Tuesday following record highs last week. KEEPING SCORE: All three major U.S. indexes drifted down less than one percent. Dow Jones industrial average futures eased 26 points to...