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at 18:45 on July 01, 2015, EDT.

Security measures beefed up, new superintendent named at prison where 2 killers escaped

ALBANY, N.Y. - A range of new security measures is being put in place at a maximum-security prison to close gaps exploited by two inmates who escaped last month.


at 18:39 on July 01, 2015, EDT.

Oregon judge denies bail for Journey drummer accused of rape, repeatedly contacting victim

SALEM, Ore. - Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was high on meth and hallucinating when he was arrested two weeks ago and accused of misdemeanour assault and menacing, his attorney said Wednesday during a bail hearing.


at 17:12 on July 01, 2015, EDT.

Young boy cuffed to porch with dead chicken around neck says abuser wasn't jailed long enough

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Handcuffed and shackled to a block of steel, the young boy would brace himself when he heard footsteps outside his bedroom door. He knew that once the grown-ups entered, the abuse would begin.


at 17:03 on July 01, 2015, EDT.

The Latest: Brotherhood says Egypt members were murdered, calls for rebellion against el-Sissi

CAIRO - The latest news on the nine Muslim Brotherhood leaders killed in a Cairo apartment raid (all times local):


at 16:58 on July 01, 2015, EDT.

In historic step, US and Cuba to open embassies and fully restore diplomatic ties

WASHINGTON - After more than a half-century of hostility, the United States and Cuba declared Wednesday they will reopen embassies in each other's capitals this month, marking a historic full restoration of diplomatic relations between the Cold War foes.


at 16:42 on July 01, 2015, EDT.

French teen has been breaking baseball barriers for women for years

PARIS - Simply by playing ball, Melissa Mayeux is busting through barriers.


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