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    Rick Perry Takes Back Tweet

    By Jen Scarpelli

    (CNN) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night. Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet calling the graphic unauthorized. The disparaging picture of Full Article

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    Brewery sells Twenty 99-packs of Beer on First Day

    By Candice Naranjo

    (CNN) -- Texas brewery Austin Beerworks is doing its part to "keep Austin weird" by releasing the first 99-pack of beer to consumers. To celebrate the "anytime" of their Peacemaker Anytime Ale, the craft brewer decided to release the multipack. " Full Article

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    Lightning Kills Boy Swimming in PA Creek

    By Candice Naranjo

    PEACH BOTTOM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a lightning strike has killed a boy who was swimming in a central Pennsylvania creek. Lancaster Newspapers reports that three boys were swimming in the Conowingo Creek in Fulton Township when a storm moved Full Article

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    Will Traffic Deaths Rise as States Legalize Pot?

    By Candice Naranjo

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers who have studied the issue, though, are divided on the Full Article

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    Jennifer Lawrence and Others Hacked in Nude Photo Scandal

    By Candice Naranjo

    (CNN) -- In a major breach of privacy, a hacker leaked a series of pictures allegedly showing Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities in the nude. Purported nude photographs of Lawrence, who won an Academy Award last year for her Full Article

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    KRAFT Issues Voluntary Recall Of its American Singles Cheese Product

    By Candice Naranjo

    NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier. The food maker said that, while unlikely, the product may spoil prematurely or cause a Full Article

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    Grandmother Of Boy with Brain Tumor Calls Boy’s Parents Arrest an “Absolute Disgrace”

    By Candice Naranjo

    LONDON (AP) — The grandmother of a British boy with a severe brain tumor has accused UK authorities of cruelty for seeking an arrest warrant and pursuing the family abroad after his parents removed him from a hospital against medical advice. Full Article

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    Beijing Faces Defiance In Hong Kong On Vote Reform

    By Austin Stanley

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy legislators have disrupted a Beijing official's speech as he sought to explain a decision to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub. They chanted slogans and held up placards accusing China's Full Article

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    Tony Stewart’s Return To Race Track Ends Early

    By Austin Stanley

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart's return to the track has ended only a little over halfway through his race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Stewart hit the wall for the second time after his right front tire blew out on lap Full Article

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    3 Men Struck By Lightning At New York Beach

    By Austin Stanley

    NEW YORK (AP) - Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast have slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach in New York after three men there were struck by lightning. Full Article

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    Joan Rivers Remains On Life Support

    By Aaron Pero

    NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. "We are keeping our fingers crossed," her daughter, Melissa Rivers, said in Full Article

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    Celebrity Chef Charged With DWI

    By Candice Naranjo

    SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said. Police in Southampton said English was arrested Sunday morning Full Article

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    Mom Accused of Killing Mentally Disabled Daughter Could Inherit Her Million Dollar Trust Fund

    By Candice Naranjo

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl's trust fund — even if she's convicted. Nicole Diggs and Full Article

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    Utah Rock Art is 1,000 Years Younger Than Previously Believed

    By Candice Naranjo

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Life-sized figures sketched into red rock cliffs in Canyonlands National Park were drawn 1,000 years more recently than what had long been believed, a team of Utah State University scientists discovered about the world-renowned rock Full Article

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    Corvette Museum Decides to Fill In Massive Sinkhole

    By Candice Naranjo

    CNN -- The virtual cathedral for one of America's most revered cars will reluctantly fill a monster sinkhole that brought it both pain and gain. The National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, also said Saturday it and Chevrolet will Full Article

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    VIDEO: Parents of Missing Boy with Cancer Found and Arrested

    By Candice Naranjo

    (CNN) -- The parents who pulled their cancer-stricken son from a British hospital and spurred an international search for the boy have been arrested, police said. Brett and Naghmeh King took their 5-year-old son, Ashya, who has brain cancer, to Full Article