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Business: Comcast to offer pay-as-you-go TV, internet service with no credit checks

Source: MarketWatch

Comcast Corp. will roll out a new pay-as-you-go program that lets consumers sign up for television and internet services for seven or 30 days at a...

Nation: North Carolina governor Pat McCrory fires back at NBA decision over All-Star Game

Source: USA Today

North Carolina governor Pat McCrory, who signed the discriminatory House Bill 2, continues to stand by the controversial law that reversed a...

World: Brexit sends UK economy to seven-year low

Source: BBC News

Britain's decision to leave the EU has led to a "dramatic deterioration" in economic activity, not seen since the aftermath of the financial crisis.

Out of the ordinary: Wild birds lead people to honey if they make the right sound

Source: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Mozambique's woodlands, the sound of sweet evolution is at work.

Business: Jobless claims fall to three-month low

Source: Reuters

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting a three-month low as the labor market continues to...

Nation: Feds, state probe Tappan Zee Bridge crane collapse

Source: USA Today

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A joint federal and state investigation seeks to determine what led a crane to collapse across the Tappan Zee Bridge in...

World: Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for Rio Olympics

Source: BBC News

Russian track and field athletes will remain banned from the Olympics following claims the country ran a state-sponsored doping programme.

Out of the ordinary: 113-year-old New Jersey woman has title of oldest American

Source: The Associated Press

PITTSTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A 113-year-old New Jersey woman is the new holder of the title of oldest American.

Business: SABMiller board to weigh AB InBev takeover terms as shareholder meeting looms

Source: Reuters

SABMiller (SAB.L) has not ruled out asking Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI.BR) to revamp its proposed $100 billion-plus takeover offer before formally...

Nation: Kansas Black Lives Matter holds picnic with police instead of protest

Source: USA Today

A Black Lives Matter group in Wichita, Kan., originally planned a protest Sunday but instead had a cookout with police.

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