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Bush says he takes Trump’s immigration remarks personally

Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, center, shakes hands while participating in the Fourth of July Parade in Amherst, N.H., Saturday, July 4, 2015. Continue reading

Leaping sturgeon kills five-year-old girl boating in Florida

(Reuters) – A leaping sturgeon struck and killed a 5-year-old girl boating with her family on a river in Florida, and a similar incident injured two adults in a different part of the state, wildlife officials said on Saturday. Jaylon Rippy was boating with her family on the Suwannee River in northwest Florida near Fanning Springs on Thursday evening when the jumping fish injured the young girl along with her mother and her 9-year-old brother, the state Fish and Wildlife Commission said in a statement. The family members, who were from nearby Trenton, were airlifted to a hospital in Gainesville but the girl did not survive Continue reading

Updated With New Images: FTD Celebrates Grateful Dead "Fare Thee Well" Tour With Tie-Dyed Roses

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. , July 4, 2015 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ — FTD ® (Nasdaq: FTD ), a leading online retailer of flowers and gifts, partnered with Peter Shapiro and Madison House Presents and gave Grateful Dead fans at the opening night of both the Chicago and Santa Clara Fare Thee Well concerts beautiful red roses and a special commemorative tag.  In the spirit of the occasion and to show their appreciation to the loyal fans, FTD also handed out thousands of special FTD Tie-Dyed Roses . Roses have become one of the most iconic symbols representing the Grateful Dead and are included in songs like “It Must Have Been the Roses” and “Ramble on Rose.”  FTD’s colorful tie-dyed roses commemorate the legacy of the iconic band. Continue reading

Jason Bohn shoots 9-under 61, tied for lead at Greenbrier

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. Continue reading

England beats Germany 1-0 in extra time to finish 3rd

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Fara Williams scored on a penalty kick in the 108th minute, helping England beat Germany 1-0 on Saturday for third place in the Women’s World Cup. It was England’s first win in 21 meetings against Germany, and secured the team’s best finish in its four World Cup appearances Continue reading

Gay rights activists mark landmark 1965 demonstration

By NATALIE POMPILIO, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gay rights activists gathered in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July to mark the progress of their movement and pay tribute to those who launched it a half-century ago — but also made it clear that the fight for equality was far from over. “In too many communities, you can still get married on Sunday and then fired on Monday . Marriage equality was a critical milestone but not the final destination,” said activist Aisha Moodie-Mills, referring to the recent U.S Continue reading

Tigers’ Cabrera on DL for 1st time, out 6 weeks

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera will be sidelined with a left calf injury for at least six weeks after the Tigers placed the AL batting leader on the disabled list for the first time in his career. Continue reading

Earnhardt to start on pole after rain washes out qualifying

By JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. Continue reading

Will history repeat itself? The US women hope not

By ANNE M. PETERSON, AP Sports Writer VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17, 2011. That was the day the United States lost to Japan in the Women’s World Cup title match in Germany Continue reading

Diana Douglas, 1st wife of Kirk Douglas, dies at 92

FILE – In this Sept. 9, 1947 file photo, actors Kirk and Diana Douglas pose with their second son, Joel, for his first portrait in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles. Continue reading