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Siri may soon turn your voicemails into texts

Apple is testing a new voicemail service that enables Siri to transcribe incoming voice messages

House Republicans say they have the votes to disapprove Iran nuclear deal

It is not clear that Republicans have the votes needed to override a presidential veto

​HitchBOT's final moments in Philly

The famous hitchhiking robot was found dismembered on one of the country's oldest streets

Senate Blocks GOP Bill to Halt Planned Parenthood Fed Funds

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Senate blocks GOP bill to cut Planned Parenthood aid, setting up intense fall battle

Bills Offensive Line Coach Kromer Grateful to Rejoin Team

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Bills assistant Kromer excited, grateful to rejoin team after battery charge dropped


Advocates skeptical of probe into Mexican journalist's death

Mexican journalist protection groups fear officials may not look at the work of Ruben Espinosa as a motive for his killing

U.S. begins armed drone flights out of Turkey

Manned flights from Turkey into Syria are also being prepared as the U.S. expands its combat role in Syria

House Republicans say they have the votes to disapprove Iran nuclear deal

It is not clear that Republicans have the votes needed to override a presidential veto

Italian police crack mafia's "sheep" code, close in on big boss

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Fugitive Cosa Nostra "boss of bosses" from Sicily was leaving tiny, coded messages under boulders to communicate with henchmen, investigators discover

Bobby Jindal strips state Medicaid funds from Planned Parenthood

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Bobby Jindal strips state Medicaid funds from Planned Parenthood
Danielle HaynesBATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal cut Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood after videos were released of employees appearing ... more

Final Clean Power Plan Drops Support for Existing Nuclear Plants

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Final Clean Power Plan Drops Support for Existing Nuclear Plants
The final version of President Obama's Clean Power Plan withdraws aid to existing nuclear power plants at risk of closing because they can't compete with ... more

Expert: Property Tax Hikes Could Chase Chicago Businesses, Residents Away

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Expert: Property Tax Hikes Could Chase Chicago Businesses, Residents Away
The Emanuel administrations’ own new estimate shows a ballooning deficit of $754 million. Half of that is tied to Springfield's doing nothing about public worker ... more

High Rents Having Impact on Savings, Health Care

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High Rents Having Impact on Savings, Health Care
Flat incomes and rising rent are forcing some renters across the country to neglect their financial planning and health care.

Father Mourned After Wood Dale Tent Collapse, Questions Linger About Safety Response

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Father Mourned After Wood Dale Tent Collapse, Questions Linger About Safety Response
Steven Nuncic took his two daughters to Prairie Fest because they wanted him to win some gold fish at a carnie game. And he did. ... more

Tickets For Last-Place Red Sox Against First-Place Yankees Among Most Expensive In MLB This Week

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Tickets For Last-Place Red Sox Against First-Place Yankees Among Most Expensive In MLB This Week
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox have a history like none other in Major League Baseball. Starting tomorrow at Yankee Stadium, fans get ... more

Siri may soon turn your voicemails into texts

Apple is testing a new voicemail service that enables Siri to transcribe incoming voice messages

Obama unveils unprecedented climate change plan

The plan to cut carbon emissions from existing power plants is already under attack in Congress and in the courts

​HitchBOT's final moments in Philly

The famous hitchhiking robot was found dismembered on one of the country's oldest streets

Hitchhiking robot comes to the end of the road

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HitchBOT, the hitchhiking robot that was supposed to make its way across the United States, met a disturbing end in Philadelphia

Sprint replaces financial chief as it hopes to forge new identity

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Sprint names Tarek Robbiati as its new chief financial officer, just the latest in a shake-up in the management ranks.
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Rory McIlroy to play practice round at site of US PGA championship

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Rory McIlroy to play practice round at site of US PGA championship
• McIlroy has not played since ankle injury last month before the Open• World No1 could defend US PGA title at Whistling StraitsRory McIlroy has ... more

Premier League 2015-16 kits – in pictures

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Premier League 2015-16 kits – in pictures
The season has arrived with obligatory new shirts on show. Who’s got style and which ones make you want to cover your eyes? Have your ... more

Yankees Pitching Prospect Luis Severino Draws Raves Before Debut Against Red Sox

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Yankees Pitching Prospect Luis Severino Draws Raves Before Debut Against Red Sox
Severino, 21, has a smooth, rhythmic delivery that produces late life on his fastball.

Middlesex hang on for victory despite George Bailey’s blast for Sussex

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Middlesex hang on for victory despite George Bailey’s blast for Sussex
• Middlesex 367-6; Sussex 305-9• Middlesex win by three runs (D/L method) in Royal London One-Day CupMiddlesex bounced back from their humiliating defeat by Hampshire ... more

NL picks Clayton Kershaw over Zach Greinke for pitcher of the month

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Seems they could choose between Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke for the outstanding pitching performance in July.

Hutong passageways of Beijing lead back to old China

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First-time visitors to Beijing may worry that they've taken a wrong turn when they alight on trafficked streets dominated by modern skyscrapers. But by exploring ... more

Scene City: Surfing for a Hamptons Party

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Scene City: Surfing for a Hamptons Party
Annual Hampton Paddle & Party for Pink held to benefit breast cancer.

Will Smith: ‘Jada and I Are Not Getting a Divorce’

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Will Smith: ‘Jada and I Are Not Getting a Divorce’
The actor denied rumors of a split on his Facebook page
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Delta Air Lines says no to shipping hunting trophies

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Delta Air Lines on Monday became the latest airline to ban shipping trophies by hunters who want to bring home lion or elephant heads as ... more

ArtsBeat: ‘Hedwig’ Takes a Dip With Taye Diggs in Title Role

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The show has never proved as popular as it did when Neil Patrick Harris was its star.
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Maura from "Transparent" would be jealous of Jenner

Jeffrey Tambor says Maura Pfefferman, his transgender character in "Transparent," would be envious of the attention Caitlyn Jenner's getting

"Transparent" season 2 coming this December

The critically-acclaimed Amazon Prime original will bring another season this year

Gwyneth Paltrow defends "Conscious Uncoupling"

The actress sets the record straight when it comes to some of the controversial things she's talked about on her site Goop

Dungeons & Dragons movie coming to big screen

Warner Bros. announced a new feature film is in development for the popular fantasy role-playing game

Bobby Brown's wife rushed to hospital

Following the funeral for Bobbi Kristina Brown on Saturday, Brown's wife, Alicia Etheredge, was rushed to the hospital

New treatment for ovarian cancer could help more women

Researchers say a combination chemo treatment may boost survival rates, but many women don't get it

Study: Vitamin D supplements don't protect women's bones

Study says even the highest recommended levels don't help bones and muscle strength

Urine test could detect early pancreatic cancer

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Experimental test could help catch one of the deadliest forms of cancer before it spreads, researchers say

Bobby Jindal strips state Medicaid funds from Planned Parenthood

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Bobby Jindal strips state Medicaid funds from Planned Parenthood
Danielle HaynesBATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal cut Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood after videos were released of employees appearing ... more

Crimean Tatars call for reversal of Russian annexation

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Crimean Tatars call for reversal of Russian annexation
Jared M. FeldschreiberANKARA, Turkey, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- About 200 groups from various countries attended the second annual World Congress of Crimean Tatars in Ankara, ... more