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Teen immigrants await fate at Okla. baseNBA signing day arrives, but action moves slowly

Border Patrol officers guard the US Border Patrol facility in Murrieta, California on July 3, 2014, where tension is rising over the arrival of undocumented immigrantsThe walls of an old Army barracks display childish drawings depicting the American Dream.


LeBron James speaks on a cellphone during the LeBron James Skills Academy Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)Signing day arrived Thursday in the NBA, though the biggest free agents didn't rush to grab their pens.


House Republicans move ahead on suing ObamaSale, Rizzo, Aybar added to All-Star rosters

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 10, 2014, during a news conference. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)House Republicans took the initial step on Thursday to sue President Barack Obama over the administration's decision to delay the employer mandate of the health care law.


Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale delivers to the Boston Red Sox in the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale and Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo were voted by fans onto the rosters for Tuesday's All-Star game, and Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar will replace Kansas City outfielder Alex Gordon.


Union cuts ties with United Negro College Fund over $25M Koch giftAzinger: Swing changes making Woods worse

Michael Lomax, president of the United Negro College Fund, is interviewed in Washington, Thursday, June 5, 2014. The United Negro College Fund announced a $25 million grant Friday from Koch Industries Inc. and the Charles Koch Foundation _ a large donation from the conservative powerhouse Koch name that Democrats have sought to vilify heading into the 2014 mid-term elections. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)A powerful government workers' union will end its support for the United Negro College Fund after the group accepted $25 million from the conservative powerhouse Koch brothers and the college fund's president appeared at a Koch event.


SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Paul Azinger said Thursday that a quest by Tiger Woods to make his swing better has backfired on him.
Obama: U.S. willing to negotiate cease-fire in Middle EastThree-way tie for lead in John Deere Classic

Israeli soldiers ride on a tank to a position near Israel's Gaza Border on Thursday, July 10, 2014. With rockets raining deep inside Israel, the military pummeled Palestinian targets Wednesday across the Gaza Strip and threatened a broad ground offensive, while the first diplomatic efforts to end two days of heavy fighting got underway. Egypt, which has mediated before between Israel and the Hamas militant group, said it spoke to all sides about ending the violence. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in touch with Israel to try to lower tensions. And the United Nations chief warned of a "deteriorating situation ... which could quickly get beyond anyone's control." (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)Pres. Obama says the U.S. is willing to negotiate a cease-fire between Israel, Hamas.


Brian Harman, right, walks off the course with replacement caddie Jay Hatch during the first round of the 2014 John Deere Classic golf tournament at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., Thursday, July 10, 2014. Hatch replaced Harman's caddie Scott Tway, the younger brother of golfer Bob Tway, after Tway got sick on the course. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Jordan Spieth felt great Thursday on the first tee of the John Deere Classic. He heard not only his name, but, for the first time, the phrase "defending champion."


Florida executes man for 1994 rape, murderPhelps a bit miffed that he's not going faster

This undated photo provided by the Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement shows Eddie Wayne Davis. Davis, 45, is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Florida State Prison for the 1995 conviction in the killing of 11-year-old Kimberly Waters. Davis kidnapped, raped and murdered the daughter of a woman he had dated briefly in 1994. (AP Photo/Florida Department of Law Enforcement, File)Execution marks the state's 6th this year.


FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Michael Phelps swims in a 100-meter butterfly heat at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix swim meet in Santa Clara, Calif. For Phelps, there's one last chance to get ready for the races that really matter. The winningest athlete in Olympic history will swim in three events at the University of Georgia, his final tuneup for the national championships in Southern California next month. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Michael Phelps has never been the patient type.




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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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