UN and Syria say chemical arms talks were ‘productive’ – Reuters


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UN and Syria say chemical arms talks were ‘productive’
Reuters
BEIRUT | Sat Jul 27, 2013 9:51am EDT. BEIRUT (Reuters) – The United Nations and Syria said on Saturday that negotiations between Damascus and the U.N. chemical weapons investigator were "productive", but did not say if his team would be allowed to 
Syrian forces ‘make gains’ in assault on HomsFox News
Syria says agreement reached on UN chemical probeHouston Chronicle
UN Says Agreement Reached With Syria On Inquiry Into Chemical Weapon UseInternational Business Times
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Tragedy in Hialeah: 7 dead in hostage standoff – MiamiHerald.com


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Tragedy in Hialeah: 7 dead in hostage standoff
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A hostage standoff and shootout left seven people dead Saturday at a Hialeah apartment building as investigators worked to piece together what happened. The violence started about 6:30 p.m. Friday, when building managers Italo and Samira Pisciotti went 
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Florida hostage standoff leaves 7 deadChicago Tribune
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Clashes in Egypt Kill at Least 38 – Wall Street Journal


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Clashes in Egypt Kill at Least 38
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At least 38 people were killed and 500 injured in fighting between Egyptian police and supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Article; Video; Slideshow; Comments. more in Middle East | Find New $LINKTEXTFIND$ ». smaller; Larger. By; MATT 
Dozens killed as Egyptian military fires on demonstrators at Morsi rally, group saysWashington Post
Egyptian security forces shoot dead dozens of pro-Mursi supportersReuters
Egypt crisis: ‘Scores killed’ at Cairo protestBBC News
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Brotherhood accuses Egyptian security forces of shooting dead dozens – Reuters India


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Brotherhood accuses Egyptian security forces of shooting dead dozens
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By Tom Perry and Noah Browning. CAIRO | Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:05pm IST. CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian security forces shot dead dozens of supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi on Saturday, witnesses said, days after the army chief called for 
Egyptians Rally in Huge Numbers as Violence EscalatesVoice of America
At least 38 Morsi supporters killed in EgyptHouston Chronicle
Egypt unrest: ‘Pools of blood’ on Cairo streetsBBC News
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Prince George’s name the icing on the memento cake – Sydney Morning Herald


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Prince George’s name the icing on the memento cake
Sydney Morning Herald
Within minutes of the announcement of Prince George Alexander Louis’ name on Wednesday evening, memorabilia makers across Britain were hard at work on a lucrative new range of products. They soldiered on through the night on new designs, from a 
Royal baby: Cybersquatters descend on Prince George domainsBBC News
Hotels celebrate new member of British Royal FamilyUSA TODAY
Not so princely? US researcher says ‘George’ scores low on naming scaleCTV News
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Cleveland Kidnapping Update: Victim could face Ariel Castro in court, source … – CBS News


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Cleveland Kidnapping Update: Victim could face Ariel Castro in court, source
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(CBS/AP) CLEVELAND – One of the three Cleveland kidnapping victims is set to testify against the man charged with holding them captive for up to ten years in his home, a source tells CBS News. It would be their first meeting between victim and captor since 
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Over 100 Morsi supporters reported killed in Egypt – Irish Times


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Over 100 Morsi supporters reported killed in Egypt
Irish Times
A police officer aims a shotgun at supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi during clashes in Nasr city area, east of Cairo, this morning. Photograph: Asmaa Waguih/Reuters. Supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi throw 
Egyptians Rally in Huge Numbers as Violence EscalatesVoice of America
At least 38 Morsi supporters killed in EgyptHouston Chronicle
Egypt unrest: ‘Pools of blood’ on Cairo streetsBBC News
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Two killed in Kurram IED blast – The News International


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Two killed in Kurram IED blast
The News International
PARACHINAR/SADDA: Two persons were killed and seven others sustained injuries when a double-cabin pickup vehicle was attacked with an improvised explosive device (IED) in Kharpati area in lower Kurram Agency on Friday, official sources said.
Pakistan bomb attack: Parachinar death toll reaches 57The Independent
Bombings Kill 57 In PakistanVoice of America
Twin suicide attacks kill 57 in Pakistan marketTelegraph.co.uk
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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner says he’ll undergo intensive therapy – Los Angeles Times


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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner says he’ll undergo intensive therapy
Los Angeles Times
SAN DIEGO — Mayor Bob Filner announced Friday that he will undergo two weeks of intensive therapy to improve his behavior toward women — a move that did little to quiet the calls for his resignation amid allegations of sexual harassment. Filner told a 
San Diego mayor to enter therapy rather than resign over sex scandalChicago Tribune
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San Diego mayor ignores calls to resign, plans 2 weeks of ‘therapy’ insteadFox News
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Rays shell CC as Yanks comeback falls short

The Yankees finally began to address their season-long desperation for a viable right-handed bat Friday. But unless Alfonso Soriano has ideas about how to help would-be ace CC Sabathia figure out this awful three-start stretch he’s mired in, the Yankees aren’t likely to be serious contenders in the American League anyway.

Lindy Boggs, Who Succeeded Husband in Congress, Dies at 97 – Bloomberg


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Lindy Boggs, Who Succeeded Husband in Congress, Dies at 97
Bloomberg
Lindy Boggs, the daughter of Louisiana aristocracy who spent 18 years in Congress as successor to her husband, House Majority Leader Hale Boggs, who was presumed killed after his airplane vanished over Alaska, has died. She was 97. Boggs died today 
Former Rep. Lindy Boggs of Louisiana, champion of women and civil rights, has Washington Post
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Clashes in Egypt Kill at Least 38 – Wall Street Journal


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Clashes in Egypt Kill at Least 38
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At least 38 people were killed and 500 injured in fighting between Egyptian police and supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Article; Comments. more in Middle East | Find New $LINKTEXTFIND$ ». smaller; Larger. By; MATT BRADLEY; And 
Egypt: 120 reported killed as violence erupts at Cairo ralliesTelegraph.co.uk
Over 100 Morsi supporters killed in EgyptIrish Times
Egypt: At least 38 pro-Morsi protesters killed in clashes,CTV News
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North Korea heralds 60th anniversary of war ‘victory’ with massive parade – Reuters


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North Korea heralds 60th anniversary of war ‘victory’ with massive parade
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By Se Young Lee and Maxim Duncan. PYONGYANG | Sat Jul 27, 2013 3:09am EDT. PYONGYANG (Reuters) – North Korea celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Korean War truce on Saturday with a massive military parade trumpeting the revolutionary 
Sixty years of Korean armistice: One war, two histories, no peaceLos Angeles Times
North Korea Celebrates Anniversary of War’s EndVoice of America
‘The Forgotten War’: Five facts you should know about the Korean WarChristian Science Monitor
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Cashman appears to dare A-Rod to act as rift grows

The rift between Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees continues to grow by the day, with general manager Brian Cashman taking a not-so-subtle shot at his embattled third baseman Friday, basically daring A-Rod to file a grievance with the union after the slugger violated the protocol of the league’s labor agreement this week.