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  • As President Barack Obama enthusiastically raises money for Democratic super PACs, he’s embracing some of the same secretive elements of unlimited funding system that he long has railed against.

    What Obama and the White House said before and after he decided to start raising money

  • LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — An 80-year-old man who came home to find two burglars said he shot and killed one of them despite her pleas that she was pregnant, but it’s the woman’s alleged accomplice who has been arrested on suspicion of murder, police said.

    Police said they

  • WASHINGTON (AP) — For years President Barack Obama railed against the surge of unlimited spending flowing into American political campaigns, arguing that average voters were being shut out of a secretive system that lets special interests bankroll elections.

    Now as Obama enthusiastically

  • FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent — and unusual — request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn’t seem to be working.

    “He has been gasping,

  • WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress remains deeply split over proposals to stem the crisis on the


World News

  • MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military says soldiers attacked a Muslim militant hideout on southern Basilan island, triggering a clash that killed three Abu Sayyaf members believed to have been involved in the 2011 kidnapping of an American woman and her teenage son. Two government

  • KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official: Taliban kill 14 Shiite civilians after stopping buses on road.

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  • SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For the developers of the world’s sixth tallest building near Seoul, a mysteriously shrinking lake and the appearance of small sinkholes in residential neighborhoods couldn’t have come at a more inopportune time.

    Plans for the super-high tower first

  • By Matt Siegel

    SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia will send 100 additional police and some defense force personnel to Europe to join a planned Dutch-led international security force to secure the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash site, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on

  • BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s two largest airlines say they are not yet resuming flights to Israel even though the European Aviation Safety Agency has lifted a recommendation that airlines refrain from flying to Tel Aviv airport.

    Air Berlin says flights to Tel Aviv remain suspended at


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    Vincenzo Nibali closes in on Tour de France crown by winning tough 18th stage.



    Japan appoints Mexican Javier Aguirre as new coach of the national

  • ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Nick Castellanos drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a double in the sixth inning and Max Scherzer won his fourth straight decision, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.

    Scherzer (12-3) tied teammate Rick Porcello and New York’s Masahiro Tanaka for the league lead in wins. He allowed three runs and six hits over seven innings and struck out 11. It was the fourth time this season and 22nd in his

  • SEATTLE (AP) — Wie-Yen Chen allowed five hits over eight innings and Delmon Young hit a three-run homer to give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.

    Chen (11-3), who has won his past four starts, scattered five singles, walked one and struck out three. His 11 wins ties him for third-most in American League. On the road, Chen is 6-1 with a 3.94 ERA in nine starts.

    Darren O’Day finished with a routine ninth inning.

    It was

  • Reuters – Top seed American John Isner saved two match points before edging compatriot Robby Ginepri 4-6 7-6 (5) 7-5 in the second round of the Atlanta Open on Thursday.

    The defending champion was set for an early exit when down 4-5 and 15-40 in the deciding third set but leant on his rocket serve to fight back, level the match at 5-5, and then break Ginepri for the first time in the contest in the following game.

    Isner then disposed of the world number 281 quickly in

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nori Aoki singled home Lorenzo Cain in the 14th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 win over Cleveland after Indians starter Corey Kluber carried a perfect game into the seventh inning on Thursday night.

    Cain opened the 14th with an infield single and stole second before Aoki delivered the winning hit off John Axford on a full-count pitch with one out.

    Aaron Crow (5-1), the seventh Kansas City pitcher, earned the victory — striking out the


Religious News

  • NASHVILLE (BP) — As early as kindergarten, people have decided whether they believe God intervenes in the world or whether the universe is a closed system of natural causes, a new study by researchers at Boston University, Harvard and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology suggests.

    Published in the July issue of Cognitive Science, the study by Kathleen Corriveau, Eva Chen and Paul Harris asked 5- and 6-year-olds to identify whether the protagonists in various

  • MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BP) — Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary has finalized the sale of its property near Mill Valley, Calif., setting aside funds both to purchase a new campus in Southern California and add $50 million to its endowment.

    The sale agreement for Golden Gate’s Mill Valley property included a base price of $85 million, along with other terms financially advantageous to the seminary, including a favorable lease-back rate; the ability for the seminary to

  • WASHINGTON (BP) — Islamic militants have eradicated virtually every trace of Christianity from Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, Nina Shea, director of the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom, said July 23.

    “There are no Christians left in Mosul,” Shea told CBN News. “They have all been driven out. They have been told to convert to Islam or die, or to leave.”

    Mosul has been the center of Iraq’s Christian community

  • McALLEN, Texas (BP) — A chain-link fence along the sidewalk separated De Dorman and the rest of McAllen, Texas, from the immigrant processing center set up at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

    Beyond the fence, khaki-colored tents stood tethered to the asphalt parking lot. Generators ran air conditioning units in each tent, keeping the temperature somewhere near 70 degrees — a stark difference from the humid, near 100 degrees outside and the reason for the cardboard box of

  • WASHINGTON (BP) — Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman whose death sentence caused an international outcry, arrived safely in Italy this morning (July 24).

    Ibrahim, also known as Mariam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag, was flown on an Italian government jet to Rome with her husband, Daniel Wani, and two young children, Martin and Maya.

    Ibrahim was arrested in February and Sudanese judge Abaas Al Khalifa set Ibrahim’s death sentence for “apostasy” (leaving Islam) May