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Chairman: $3.7B request 'too much'LeBron James returns to Cavs: 'I'm coming home'

President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference after meeting with Gov. Rick Perry in Dallas about immigration on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)A key Republican says President Obama's immigration plan is too big to get through the House.


FILE - In this March 10, 2007, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James reacts to a shot made by teammate Anderson Varejao during the final seconds of the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game in Milwaukee. James told Sports Illustrated on Friday, July 11, 2014, he is leaving the Miami Heat to go back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)CLEVELAND (AP) — If LeBron James was going to win another NBA title, heal broken hearts and continue building his legacy, he knew there was only one place to go.


Bank-stealing virus returns after crackdownAP Sources: Bosh agrees to max deal with Heat

Malicious software used to steal millions from bank accounts has re-emerged a month after US authorities broke up a major hacker network using the scheme, Sydney, July 9, 2012Malware used to steal millions from bank accounts has re-emerged a month after a U.S. clamp.


FILE - In this May 8, 2014, file photo, Miami Heat center Chris Bosh celebrates after the Heat defeated the Brooklyn Nets 94-82 in Game 2 of an NBA basketball Eastern Conference semifinal series in Miami. Two people familiar with the situation say that Bosh has agreed to a maximum deal with the Heat. The people said that Bosh will be getting a five-year deal worth about $118 million. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Friday, July 11, 2014, on condition of anonymity because neither the team nor Bosh had publicly announced the deal. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)Chris Bosh said countless times in recent weeks that he did not want to leave Miami.


Japan issues tsunami advisory after quakeWorld Cup final: Magical Messi or united Germany?

Magnitude 6.8 earthquakeJapan issued a tsunami advisory following a strong 6.8-magnitude quake.


Argentina's Lionel Messi sits during a training session in Vespesiano, near Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Thursday, July 10, 2014. On Sunday, Argentina faces Germany for the World Cup final soccer match in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet's best player against the tournament's best team.


Drought draws bears near people at Lake TahoeJohnson, McGirt on top at John Deere

A brown bearLong accustomed to dealing with bad news "garbage" bears that become hooked on improperly stored trash at homes and businesses around Lake Tahoe, Nevada wildlife officials say they're increasingly responding to a new kind of troublemaker they've started calling "drought" bears.


Zach Johnson watches his drive off the 18th tee during the second round of the 2014 John Deere Classic golf tournament at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., Friday, July 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — For the past five years, Zach Johnson and Steve Stricker have had a near-monopoly on the John Deere Classic.


Inmate convicted in murder-for-hire plot to kill Penn. judgeWorld Cup online: Brazil's shock shatters records

generic_fp_scotus_v2A prison inmate accused of plotting the murder for hire of a Pennsylvania judge was convicted on Friday of solicitation to commit murder. A jury in Cumberland County Court reached its verdict a day after Lance Greenawalt, 47, tearfully testified in his own defense that it was just "trash talk" when he discussed hiring his cellmate at Camp Hill State Correctional Institution to kill Adams County Judge Michael George. After hearing the verdict, Greenawalt, wearing maroon sweatpants and a white shirt with the black letters DOC for Department of Correction on the back, his hands shackled behind him as he was led out of the courtroom, called to reporters to come interview him in prison. Greenawalt faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison when he is sentenced on Sept. 30.


Brazil supporters hold a poster depicting Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger wearing a Germany shirt prior to the World Cup semifinal soccer match between Brazil and Germany at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)NEW YORK (AP) — As the World Cup neared its end this week, Twitter had a field day with Brazil's humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals, which became the most-discussed sports game in the social network's history.




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Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

In a Five to Four Decision, Voting Just Got Harder

In a five to four decision along party lines, the Supreme Court ruled on the controversial Shelby County v. Holder case. The ruling, believed by many sets the nation back decades in Civil Rights, while others see it as the fault of Congress dropping the ball on updating the act when it should have years ago.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 
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