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Lawyer says Clippers sale could miss deadline

Posted: 07/18/2014 - A lawyer for the man offering to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion says Donald Sterling's stalling tactics are threatening to doom the sale by pushing it past a contractual deadline.

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Obama: Plane shot down by missile, 1 American dead

Updated: 07/18/2014 - President Barack Obama says the "eyes of the world on eastern Ukraine" and the United States is going to make sure that truth gets out about why a commercial airliner was downed while flying over the country.

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Ukraine rebels say they have most plane recorders

Posted: 07/18/2014 - Ukraine's separatist rebels say they have found "most" of the recording devices from the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine.

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FedEx charged with assisting illegal pharmacies

Updated: 07/17/2014 - Federal authorities have charged FedEx Corp. with assisting illegal pharmacies by knowingly delivering dangerous drugs to customers without prescriptions.

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Worker dies of injuries at construction site near U of L

Posted: 07/17/2014 - The Jefferson County coroner's office says multiple blunt force injuries caused the death of a worker who apparently fell down an elevator shaft at an apartment building under construction next to the University of Louisville's main campus.

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Obama talks to Putin, asks aides for plane reports

Posted: 07/17/2014 - President Barack Obama is asking his advisers to keep him updated on reports of a plane shot down over Ukraine. But the White House says it can't confirm the reports.

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Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

Updated: 07/17/2014 - Malaysia's prime minister says a Malaysia Airlines jetliner did not make any distress call before it went down in Ukraine, and that the flight route was declared safe by the International Civil Aviation Organization.

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For US and Europe, divisions over Russia penalties

Posted: 07/17/2014 - The United States and Europe are seeking to maintain a united front against Russia with coordinated announcements of new economic sanctions, but divisions persist over how aggressive the West should be in punishing Moscow for its threatening moves in Ukraine.

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Police seize medical records of woman seen punched

Posted: 07/16/2014 - An attorney says California Highway Patrol investigators have seized medical records of a woman seen on video being repeatedly punched by one of the agency's officers on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.

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Investor submits signatures to split California

Posted: 07/16/2014 - Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper began submitting signatures Tuesday for a ballot initiative that would ask voters to split California into six separate states

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Japanese nuclear plant deemed safe, nears restart

Posted: 07/16/2014 - A Japanese nuclear plant won preliminary approval Wednesday for meeting stringent post-Fukushima safety requirements, clearing a major hurdle toward becoming the first to restart under the tighter rules.

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New brain protein tied to Alzheimer's disease

Posted: 07/16/2014 - Scientists have linked a new protein to Alzheimer's disease. It is different from the amyloid plaques and tau tangles that long have been considered hallmarks of this form of dementia.

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Senate derails Army bid to take Guard helicopters

Posted: 07/16/2014 - The Army is losing the initial Senate skirmish over a hotly disputed plan to take Apache attack helicopters away from National Guard units in a budget-cutting move that has infuriated governors and state military leaders.

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19 dead in Moscow subway train derailment

Updated: 07/15/2014 - Emergency officials say a rush-hour subway train derailment in Moscow has killed at least 10 people and injured 106, of whom 50 are in grave condition.

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In rush to cut benefits backlog, VA made errors

Posted: 07/14/2014 - An internal watchdog says that in its rush to cut a huge backlog of claims for disability benefits, the Department of Veterans Affairs has a high error rate that results in payments to many veterans who lack adequate medical evidence of a disability.

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