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By Daniel Wallis (Reuters) - Mormon leaders are reaffirming their faith's belief that only heterosexual marriage is ordained by God, in a letter to be read to congregations this holiday weekend following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that l ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Americans again bought vehicles that sit up high and come loaded with features like backup cameras and smartphone capabilities in June. Horsepower was also in; gas-sipping not so much.SUVs of all sizes continued to fly off dealer ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):___12:25 a.m.Greece has suffered its fourth ratings downgrade this week, as Moody's investors service slashed the country's rating from Caa2 to Caa3 ...more

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MECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) — Officials in Maine used a drone to help deliver a life jacket to a boy stranded on a rock in the middle of a raging river before bringing him and another boy to safety.Two boys needed rescuing Tuesday afternoon after ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council decided Wednesday to impose sanctions on six generals for fueling an 18-month conflict in South Sudan that has killed thousands, forced over two million people to flee their homes and created a humanitari ...more

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GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to call for removing Confederate flags.The Mount Zi ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

A Southern California man charged with killing his business associate, the man's wife and two preschool-aged children owed $30,000 to the victim and had other debts, authorities said in court records released Wednesday.The newly unsealed documen ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada prison inmate who was wounded by shotgun blasts that killed another prisoner has accused the state Department of Corrections chief, supervisors and guards of deliberate indifference and use of excessive force for shooting inma ...more

Reuters News - 25 mins ago

(Reuters) - Investigators suspect human activity, rather than lightning, sparked a grassland fire that has destroyed at least 29 homes near the eastern slopes of the Cascades in central Washington, officials said on Wednesday. The so-called S ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEOs of government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting large raises, to about $4 million a year, as the government relaxes rules that were imposed on the companies after they suffered big losses and were ba ...more