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Nation's oldest Latino civil rights organization holds convention in Salt Lake City

The League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC, the nation's oldest and largest volunteer-based civil rights organization, opens its annual convention Tuesday in Utah. Some 20,000 people... Read more »

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14 of 16 Salt Lake County cities choose vote-by-mail for 2015 elections

With ballots for municipal primary elections set to hit mailboxes next week, government leaders in Salt Lake County are expecting historically high voter participation. Read more »

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Obama: Fight against Islamic State progressing, but still a long slog

President Barack Obama on Monday conceded difficulties in fighting "opportunistic" and "nimble" Islamic State militants, but defended progress that had been made in combating the extremists in Iraq... Read more »

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As Republican infighting grows, donors call for calm

Worried about "Republican on Republican violence," top party donors are taking action, with one firing off a letter calling for more civility and another seeking to block businessman Donald Trump... Read more »

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San Francisco status as 'sanctuary' criticized after slaying

The killing of a woman at a sightseeing pier has brought criticism down on this liberal city because the Mexican man under arrest was in the U.S. illegally, had been deported five times and was out... Read more »

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Judge tosses bid for probe of prosecutor in Ferguson case

A judge has tossed out a push by activists for an independent investigation of a prosecutor's handling of grand jury proceedings in the Ferguson police shooting of Michael Brown, ruling that the... Read more »

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Arizona governor calls for probe of private prison unrest

Days of unrest at a privately run prison in Arizona became a nightmare scenario as inmates rioted, trashed housing units and injured guards, prompting the governor to order an investigation Monday... Read more »

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Police: No evidence of gunshot at Walter Reed hospital

Police say there's no evidence of gunshots and no injuries reported after officers searched a 20-story tower at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington. Read more »

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Touched by tragedy: Survivors and kin recall London bombings 10 years ago

Ten years after the suicide bombings that killed 52 people on the London transport network, survivors and the loved ones of those who died are still angry, grief stricken and scarred. Read more »

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Blacks torn between anger, mercy for Charleston shooter

Under an outdoor tent a few blocks from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Sharon Simmons paused while cleaning up from the previous night's revival to ponder the idea of forgiving the... Read more »

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After vote win, Greece's Tsipras looks to rebuild talks

Despite triumphing in a popular vote against austerity, Greece on Monday faced the urgent need to heal its ties with European creditors and reach a financial rescue deal that might prevent it from... Read more »

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Hillary Clinton to sit with CNN for first national interview

Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to give CNN her first one-on-one national television interview since launching her 2016 presidential campaign. Read more »

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Greece's departing finance minister, brash to the end

s departing Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigned Monday with the same dramatic flair with which he served. Read more »

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South Carolina lawmakers begin debate over Confederate flag

South Carolina lawmakers on Monday began debating whether to bring the Confederate flag down outside the Capitol, starting with a pair of senators — one white, one black — whose... Read more »

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Iran pushes for end to arms embargo in nuke deal

A day before the new deadline for a nuclear accord, Iran pushed Monday to lift the U.N. arms embargo on the country as a parallel deal — a demand that the United States opposes as it seeks to... Read more »

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Hundreds of thousands gather for pope Mass in South America

Hundreds of thousands of people filled a park in Ecuador's main port city Monday for Pope Francis' first big event of his three-nation South American tour, hoping for a glimpse of Latin America's... Read more »

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Greece looks to reopen bailout talks as euro future in doubt

Greece and its membership in Europe's joint currency faced an uncertain future Monday, with time pressing for the country to reach a bailout deal with creditors after Greeks resoundingly rejected... Read more »

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Armenian police disperse protest after 2 weeks

Police cleared away barricades on Monday to unblock a central avenue in the Armenian capital that demonstrators had occupied for two weeks to protest hikes in electricity prices in the impoverished... Read more »

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What's next, as Greece stumbles toward euro exit

Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit. Read more »

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US stocks slip after Greek 'no' vote; European markets sink

Stocks are falling in the U.S., but not dramatically, joining a wave of selling across the globe Monday after Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject the terms of the country's latest bailout package. Read more »

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South Africa's Tutu renews vows after 60 years in wedlock

Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu, affectionately known to many South Africans as "Arch," kissed his bride of 60 years, Leah. Read more »

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Congress heads back to work with looming funding deadline

Members of Congress return Tuesday from July Fourth fireworks and parades facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall. Read more »

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China to snub arbitration hearing on feud with Philippines

China is standing pat on its decision to reject arbitration by an international tribunal that will begin formal hearings this week to resolve a long-seething feud between Beijing and Manila over... Read more »

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Heritage title for Japan industry sites draws mixed reaction

Japanese officials Monday celebrated the U.N. cultural body's approval of world heritage status for 23 historic sites showing the country's transformation from feudal isolation into an industrial... Read more »

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Fugitive African warlord Joseph Kony is said to be sickly

The fugitive leader of the Lord's Resistance Army is sickly and in retreat from an international manhunt that includes U.S. forces, a Ugandan military spokesman said Monday, citing the accounts of... Read more »

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