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last updated: Sat, 23 Jul 2016 06:53:43 -0400

Witnesses: Deadly blast strikes demonstration in Kabul

Thousands of demonstrators march towards the center of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Afghan authorities have closed off streets across the capital Kabul as they prepare for a demonstration by ethnic Hazaras demanding a planned power line be rerouted through their poverty-stricken province. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Witnesses in the Afghan capital Kabul say an explosion has struck a protest march by ethnic Hazaras. Casualties are feared.


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15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World

Everyone has a bad day at work now and then. But if you have one of these 15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World, even one bad day can get you or someone else killed. From EMT to Coal Miner to Ice Road Trucker, these are the jobs that will keep you up at nights!


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Herald Sun | Breaking News
last updated: Thu, 19 May 2016 03:08:00 GMT

Terror strikes in Munich
AT LEAST eight people are dead after gunmen opened fire at a shopping mall in Munich, in what German police say “looks like a terrorist attack”.

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last updated: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:51:15 -0400

Live blog: Teen's shooting rampage in Munich

Police officers stand guard near the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, where Friday's shooting rampage started. (Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/EFE/EPA)A gunman kills at least nine people and injures many more at a shopping center before killing himself.


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Clinton makes Kaine her vice presidential pick

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine (AP)Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia emerged as a leading contender in a field that also included Tom Vilsack and Thomas Perez.


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Police: 10 dead in Munich, including shooter

Firefighters and police respond to a shooting at a shopping center in Munich. (Matthias Balk/EPA)The gunman suspected of also wounding at least 10 people apparently killed himself, authorities say.


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Clinton slams Trump's RNC as VP pick looms

Clinton slams Trump's RNC hours before making VP announcementThe presumptive Democratic nominee says the GOP convention was "dark" and isolationist.


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Rio security push crumbles as murders rise

Alleged drug traffickers in Rio. (AP)The Summer Olympics host city has seen a sharp increase in violence, including scores of police killings.


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Obama rejects Trump's 'chaos everywhere'

President Obama reacts to Donald Trump's acceptance speech. (AP)The president refutes the GOP nominee’s assertion in his acceptance speech that the U.S. is rife with violence.


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Officer says he was trying to shoot patient

Behavioral therapist Charles Kinsey was lying on the ground with his hands in the air telling the officer he was unarmed. (ABC News)The police officer who shot and wounded an unarmed mental health worker was aiming at the autistic patient.


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Mayhem in Munich: Mall attack kills at least 8

The third attack on civilians in Europe in barely a week saw panicked shoppers fleeing the Olympia (OEZ) mall in Munich as police launched a massive operationElite German police have launched a manhunt for at least three gunman believed to be armed with long guns.


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Former KKK leader to run for the U.S. Senate

Former KKK leader David Duke. (AP)Avowed white supremacist David Duke announces his candidacy for the Louisiana seat being vacated by David Vitter.


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'Several dead' in Munich shooting: Police

Firefighter and police respond to a shooting at a shopping center in Munich. (Matthias Balk/EPA)German authorities say multiple people have been killed and others wounded at a shopping center.


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The rise and fall of Fox News’ Roger Ailes

Roger Ailes (Getty Images)The now-deposed Ailes rose to power 20 years ago and was an unparalleled kingmaker in TV news and the GOP.


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Wife's tribute begins Baton Rouge funerals

Baton Rouge memorial (AP)The service for Matthew Gerald began a somber period of mourning for three Louisiana officers killed by a gunman.


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Officer: Black people have 'violent tendencies'

Breaion King describes being pulled from her car and thrown to the ground by an Austin police officer during a traffic stop in 2015. (Rodolfo Gonzalez/Austin American-Statesman via AP)The video of an officer throwing a woman to the ground surfaces amid tension over police brutality.


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Celebrating Prince George's 3rd birthday

Britain's Prince George with the family dog, Lupo. (Matt Porteous/Duke and Duchess of Cambridge/Handout via REUTERS)Photographs of the 3-year-old prince are in huge demand from the world's media.


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Everything is terrible and 'I alone can fix it'

Donald TrumpDonald Trump used his acceptance speech to describe an America being torn apart by crime and violence that only he can stop.


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RNC Diaries: Trump dazzles the GOP faithful

Yahoo NewsTrump friends and foes reflect on the fourth and final day of a turbulent convention.


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Photos: On the ground at the GOP convention
Photos: On the ground at the GOP conventionVishavjit Singh of NYC, wearing a Captain America outfit, demonstrates with security personnel behind him. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)

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Fact check: Trump re-airs debunked claims

Donald Trump (AP)Donald Trump promised "the truth, and nothing else" in his convention speech, but he may not have delivered.


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Trump: Clinton’s weak, and we will do better

Trump promises ‘law and order,’ amid divided GOPThe billionaire formally accepts the GOP nomination and asserts "things have to change – and they have to change right now."


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Trump: Clinton’s weak, and we will do better
The billionaire formally accepts the GOP nomination and asserts "things have to change – and they have to change right now."

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Democrats berate RNC's 'lock her up' attitude

A delegate at the Republican National Convention holds up an anti-Hillary Clinton sign. (Reuters)Sen. Cory Booker vows there will be no such cries when his party meets  next week.


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The Unconventional Diaries: Cruz stirs the pot

The Unconventional DiariesTrump supporters and critics weigh in on Ted Cruz's contentious RNC speech and more.


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Eric Trump portrays dad as hero of working class

Eric Trump points toward his father during his speech at the RNC. (AP)Donald Trump’s second-youngest son insists his father is the candidate who will truly help struggling Americans.


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Cruz booed after refusing to endorse Trump

People react to Ted Cruz as he addresses delegates during the third day session of the Republican convention. (Matt Rourke/AP)“We deserve leaders who stand for principle, unite us all behind shared values,” said Ted Cruz.


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Pence casts himself as un-Trump, but pro-Trump

Donald Trump and Mike Pence (AP)Donald Trump's pick for VP introduced himself to the country on Wednesday as man with modest, All-American roots who holds to impeccable conservative credentials.


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Ann Coulter: Pence a 'stupid choice' for VP

Ann Coulter (Reuters)The conservative commentator tells Yahoo News why she's disappointed by Donald Trump's pick for his running mate.


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Gingrich tries to play peacemaker at RNC

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (John Minchillo/AP)The former House Speaker is put in a tough spot after Ted Cruz sets the arena abuzz for the wrong reasons.


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Third Eye Blind's insulting RNC city show

Rock band Third Eye Blind taunts Republicans at concert during RNC“You can boo all you want, but I’m the [expletive] artist up here,” the band’s lead singer told the crowd.


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Flag-burning near RNC spurs clashes, arrests

Clashes outside the GOP convention. (AP)Tensions flare and police move in as protesters and counterprotesters skirmish over a burned flag.


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Sweltering 'heat dome' smothers central U.S.

A construction worker carries rebar through a luxury apartment site during the heat of the day, Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Chicago. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration urged employers to protect laborers doing construction, road and agricultural work, as high temperatures and humidity will affect the central United States this week, sending heat indexes as high as 115 degrees in some places for the first time this year. (AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim)High temperatures and humidity will bake residents in a large swath of the nation, making it feel as hot as 115 degrees to some.


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Clinton’s VP search focuses on 3 candidates

Sen. Tim Kaine, left, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, center, and Labor Secretary Tom Perez are considered the top contenders to be Hillary Clinton’s VP choice. (AP)The main contenders to be her running mate include two Cabinet members and a senator, sources say.


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A Trump presidency may not deter Cruz in 2020

Ted Cruz (Cliff Owen/AP)He's reportedly open to making the first major challenge of an incumbent president from his own party since 1980.


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Push to register 1 million U.S. Muslim voters

Push to register 1 million U.S. Muslim voters. (Getty Images)Community leaders are driven by what they say is an anti-Muslim stance taken by GOP nominee Donald Trump.


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Trump campaign chief accused of lying

Trump ‘staff writer’ behind Melania speech apologizes for plagiarism scandalPaul Manafort's interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo turns contentious over Melania Trump’s speech.


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Uncle Christie’s scary bedtime story

Chris Christie (WSJ Live)On Day 2 of the GOP convention, the N.J. governor gave a speech very different from the ones that followed.


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Scott Baio: Why America isn’t America anymore

Scott Baio (AP)The actor explains why he thinks the country isn’t itself and how President Obama and Hillary Clinton are partly to blame.


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Bob Dole: Trump owes a couple of apologies

Bob Dole (Yahoo News)Dole praises Trump as a “strong leader" but names several people he needs to make amends with.


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The Trump Jr. controversy that wasn’t

Donald Trump Jr. speechwriter shoots down new plagiarism suggestion (Yahoo News)Initial reports raised new plagiarism suspicions about his speech at the RNC, but they were quickly dismissed.


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Remembering TV legend Garry Marshall

Yahoo TVThe creator or "Happy Days" and "Laverne and Shirley" died Tuesday at the age of 81.


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RNC Day 3: 'Everybody Hates Hillary'

Yahoo NewsLast night's speakers spent more time excoriating Hillary Clinton than praising Donald Trump. See what you missed.


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last updated: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:10:49 -0400

Live blog: Teen's shooting rampage in Munich

Police officers stand guard near the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, where Friday's shooting rampage started. (Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/EFE/EPA)A gunman kills at least nine people and injures many more at a shopping center before killing himself.


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Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
last updated: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:27:07 -0400

Live blog: Teen's shooting rampage in Munich

Police officers stand guard near the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, where Friday's shooting rampage started. (Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/EFE/EPA)A gunman kills at least nine people and injures many more at a shopping center before killing himself.


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last updated: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:41:00 GMT

Response from Eddie, AFL not nearly enough
THERE'S so much wrong about the Eddie McGuire-James-Brayshaw-Danny Frawley pack mentality attack of Caroline Wilson. As was the AFL's insipid response on Monday.

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Secret tape not the only talking point
THE reasons behind a decision to release a secret expletive-laden recording of former Chief Justice Tim Carmody are almost as juicy as the tape is expected to be.

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last updated: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:59:23 +0000

The Number 1 Song In Heaven
How a Cleveland-born doo-wop song invented —  and sustained  —  American R&B.

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German-Iranian gunman kills nine in Munich, then himself: police
MUNICH (Reuters) - An 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who apparently acted alone opened fire near a busy shopping mall in Munich on Friday evening, killing at least nine people in the third attack on civilians in Western Europe in eight days.

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last updated: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:04:42 -0400
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Tim Kaine’s Career in Photos
Meet Hillary Clinton's new running mate

Tim Kaine has been officially named Hillary Clinton’s vice-presidential running mate.

The U.S. Senator from Virginia attended the University of Missouri and Harvard Law School, and has had a long career in politics, also serving as lieutenant governor and governor in Virginia before embarking on the road to the White House. He campaigned with Barack Obama during his 2008 presidential bid and will now appear with Clinton at numerous rallies in the months to come.

Take a look back at Kaine’s political career.

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