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Business: US home prices rose 4.9 pct. in May, lifted by strong sales

Source: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year.

US: Arizona Cardinals adding woman to coaching staff in what is believed to be an NFL first

Source: USA Today

In his two years as Cardinals coach, Bruce Arians has assembled an eclectic mix of young and old assistants, ranging in age from their 20s to their...

World: Gaddafi son sentenced to death over war crimes

Source: BBC News

A court in Libya has sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of deposed leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, and eight others to death over war crimes linked to...

Out of the ordinary: Fugitive-turned-actor arrested after spotted in movie

Source: Reuters

SEATTLE (Reuters) - A fugitive bank-robber-turned-actor has been arrested in Washington state after U.S. agents spotted his picture in a newspaper...

Business: Burger King's sales get another boost from Chicken Fries

Source: The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Burger King got a boost from the return of its "Chicken Fries."

US: Coast Guard finds Fla. boys' missing boat, but not boys

Source: USA Today

The U.S. Coast Guard said it was broadening its search for a pair of Florida 14-year-olds missing since Friday after their capsized boat was found on...

World: China shares fall more than 8 percent on growth concerns

Source: BBC News

Shares in mainland China have recorded their biggest one-day fall for more than eight years following a sell-off towards the end of the trading day.

Out of the ordinary: 1 car, 2 DUIs after passenger jumps in driver's seat

Source: The Associated Press

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. (AP) — One traffic stop netted two drunk-driving arrests in Vermont after police say a backseat passenger jumped in the...

Business: Nokia's $16.6 billion acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent approved by European Commission

Source: The Verge

The European Commission has given the green light to Nokia's acquisition of telecoms equipment company Alcatel-Lucent for €15.6 billion ($16.6...

US: Police identify gunman in La. theater killings as a 'drifter'

Source: USA Today

A suspected gunman who shot and killed two people in a packed movie theater in Lafayette, La., before killing himself was described Friday as a...

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