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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A technical team with The Orlando Eye safely evacuated all 66 riders aboard the Ferris wheel that towers 400 feet over central Florida after the attraction shut down Friday afternoon, authorities said.Orange County Fire Resc ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Coast Guard has suspended a search for a cruise ship crew member who was reported overboard off Alaska.Alaska State Troopers identified the Norwegian Sun crew member as 27-year-old Jonas Fillipe de Miranda Santiago o ...more

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney will be hosting two rival Republican presidential contenders at a holiday sleepover Friday evening.New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will both be staying over at Romney's ...more

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As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:___NATHAN'S HOT DOG EATING CONTESTCompetitive eaters have weighed in and are ready for Saturday's annual hot do ...more

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man who survived being badly burned in a lawnmower explosion was discharged Friday after 264 days in the hospital, but not before his caregivers gathered to say farewell to one of their favorite patients.She Ya ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer, president of the faith's highest governing body, has died. He was 90.Packer died Friday afternoon at his home in Salt Lake City from natural causes, church spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a stat ...more

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By Steve Keating VANCOUVER (Reuters) - The United States arrive at the Women's World Cup final battle-hardened and seeking revenge, while Japan enter Sunday's match determined to retain the trophy they denied the Americans four years ago. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Contestants have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island's Nathan's Famous.Reigning champion Joey Chestnut joined past winners at the weigh-in Friday ahead of the 99-year-old Independ ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man suspected in the shooting death of a woman at a busy San Francisco tourist destination has seven felony convictions and has been deported five times, most recently in 2009, a federal agency said Friday.U.S. Immigration ...more

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The powerful head of Vietnam's Communist Party will travel to the United States for the first time next week, and said he expects President Barack Obama will visit Vietnam later this year.Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu ...more