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Sunday, Jul 5, 2015 at 8:58 AM

Prison Escapee David Sweat Returns to Max Security Prison

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Ted Cruz: The Justices 'Put on an Obama Jersey'

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, argued on NBC's "Meet the Press" that members of the Supreme Court "put on an Obama jersey" by voting to uphold the Affordable Care Act and strike down restrictions on same sex marriage. "It is the justices who have politicized the Court," claimed the republican presidential contender, who proposed a Constitutional amendment for periodic judicial retention elections as a way of reducing what he sees as the politicization of the judicial branch. When asked if this would actually polarize the Court further, he pushed back and said, "Look, we are polarized. And they [the justices] have seized political issues. They have become, effectively, politicians. And that's wrong." He went on to say that members of the Supreme Court violated their oaths in their decisions on same sex marriage and the Affordable Care Act. Cruz called the decisions "an assault on democracy." Read »
Sunday, Jul 5, 2015 at 7:23 AM

Man Dies After Setting Firework Off on Top of His Head

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Polls Show 'No' Winning in Greek Referendum, Euro Falls


Opinion polls released after Greece's bailout referendum ended on Sunday showed the 'No' decision leading — suggesting that voters had defied warnings from across Europe that rejection of the creditors' terms would set their country on a path out of the euro. The euro fell sharply  on Monday (local time) in Asia-Pacific trading after polls were released. No exit polls were conducted, but three opinion polls by GPO, Metron Analysis and MRB all showed the 'No' camp' ahead by three points. A poll by Marc estimated 49.5 to 54.5 percent of Greeks voted 'No' compared to 45.5 to 50.5 percent voting 'Yes', based on surveys conducted through the week. The polls were released after voting ended on Sunday because of a ban on the publication of polls on the day before a vote is held. Athens' partners have warned over the past week that a 'No' vote would mean cutting bridges with Europe and driving Greece's crippled financial system into outright bankruptcy, dramatically worsening the country's 5-year-long depression. Get More at NBC News

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NASCAR Fans Defend Confederate Flag at Daytona

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Woman Killed by Car While Trying to Save Suicidal Boyfriend

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8 Dead, 37 Wounded in Chicago July 4 Weekend Violence

Sunday, Jul 5, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Kerry in Negotiations as Iran Nuke Deadline Looms

Sunday, Jul 5, 2015 at 1:06 AM
 

Freedom is not free. It's paid by all the folks who are here today and all the folks who are around the world.  

— President Obama, speaking to members of the military and their families at an Independence Day celebration on the South Lawn of the White House.
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Prison Guard Suspended for Obama Lynching Facebook Post

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Man Gets Stuck in Chimney After Friends Lock Him Out

Sunday, Jul 5, 2015 at 2:13 AM
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