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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah group that backed the fight to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage is preparing to start a Boy Scout troop, though activists said Tuesday that getting it off the ground could be an uphill battle in the conservative sta ...more

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By Tatiana Ramil and Andrew Downie RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Foreign coaches, big investment and a focus on new sports are Brazil's weapons as the 2016 Olympics hosts target a top-10 place in the medal table for the first time at the Rio de ...more

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bismarck has ordered parishes in western North Dakota to sever sponsorship ties with the Boy Scouts of America following the group's decision to lift its ban on gay adult leaders. ...more

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white former South Carolina policeman charged in the slaying of a black motorist presents little danger to the community and little risk of fleeing and should be released on bail, his attorney argued in a court motion filed Tu ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are asking a judge to toss out evidence seized from an SUV authorities say Hernandez was in when he fatally shot two men over a spilled drink.Prosecutors say Hernandez ...more

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried to rally U.S. Jews on Tuesday against the Iranian nuclear deal championed by President Barack Obama and facing review by Congress, saying it risked a catastrophic Middle East war. </ ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix will expand into Japan next month to give the Internet video service its first presence in Asia.Japanese subscribers will be able to start watching Netflix on Internet-connected devices beginning Sept. 2.Netfl ...more

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Elsie Hillman, a philanthropist and political activist who helped propel moderate Republicans to state and national offices, died Tuesday. She was 89.Her death was confirmed by her husband of 70 years, billionaire industrialist ...more

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BOGOTA (Reuters) - Fifteen policemen were killed on Tuesday when a helicopter fell to the ground and burst into flames in a wooded region of northwestern Colombia, the National Police said. Police said the U.S.-made UH-60 Black Hawk apparentl ...more

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MARSTON, Mo. (AP) — A massive explosion rocked a southeast Missouri aluminum plant Tuesday, injuring some workers and creating a plume of smoke that could be seen for miles.The explosion and fire occurred around 12:30 p.m. at the Noranda Aluminu ...more