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Martin O'Malley Announces Presidential Run

Two-term Maryland governor Martin O'Malley announced his presidential campaign Saturday. He gave a speech on Federal Hill, overlooking Baltimore, that highlighted his record in public office while also taking a swing at Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush

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B.B. King Laid to Rest in Mississippi

Blues legend B.B. King was mourned Saturday in Indianola, Miss., the small town where his career took off, one day after fans lined up to view his open casket at the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center. He died May 14 in Las Vegas, at the age of 89


‘Love Locks’ to Be Cut Off Paris Bridge

Paris authorities have announced that all the "love locks" fastened to the railing of the Pont des Arts bridge will be removed Monday, citing structural risks to the bridge and public safety. Part of the bridge collapsed under the weight of the locks last year

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U.S. and Iran Accelerate Nuclear Talks Before Deadline

A month away from a nuclear deal deadline, U.S. and Iranian diplomats tried to narrow differences over how quickly to ease economic penalties against Tehran and how significantly the Iranians must open up military facilities to international inspections


Lawyer Argues for D.C. Murder Suspect's Innocence

A lawyer visiting Daron Wint, the man charged in the murder of a wealthy Washington, D.C. family, says Wint couldn't have committed the quadruple homicide because he hates pizza. Authorities said Wint's DNA was found on pizza at the crime scene

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The Big Bang Theory to Fund UCLA Scholarship

The Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment has already raised $4 million to support undergraduate students at UCLA who are studying the sciences and starting in the fall it will award 20 grants to those who need financial support

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How FIFA's Leader Has Clung to Power Despite Scandal

The rules of soccer's governing body are stacked in favor of entrenched leaders like the 79-year-old Sepp Blatter, who won re-election on Friday even after nine officials under his command were indicted by the U.S. two days earlier

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Duggars to Break Silence After Molestation Claims

Fox News will interview Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar Wednesday night to discuss the molestation allegations against their son Josh Duggar and the recent controversy surrounding the 19 Kids and Counting family

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Powerful Earthquake Strikes Near Japan

A powerful but extremely deep earthquake has struck off Japan's Ogasawara islands, but officials say there is no danger of a tsunami. There were no immediate reports of deaths or serious damage from the quake