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Eric Holder: The Justice Department could strike deal with Edward SnowdenWilliams takes on Azarenka in Wimbledon quarterfinals (Yahoo Sports)

Former attorney general Eric Holder says a “possibility exists” for the Justice Department to cut a deal with the former NSA contractor.


Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning the singles match against Venus Williams of the United States, at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday July 6, 2015. Serena Williams won 6-4, 6-3. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

The last time Serena Williams played Victoria Azarenka, they exchanged angry gestures, testy words - and a pair of shorts. If the rematch of that tense three-setter at the French Open is half as good, fans at Wimbledon should be in for a treat. Williams takes on Azarenka again in the quarterfinals at the All England Club on Tuesday, hoping to keep up her dominance against a player she considers a friend off the court.


Lawyers: Cosby's drugs-sex admission could help women's suitFSU QB Johnson off team after video shows him punching woman (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2013 file photo, comedian Bill Cosby performs at the Stand Up for Heroes event at Madison Square Garden, in New York. Cosby admitted in a 2005 deposition that he obtained Quaaludes with the intent of using them to have sex with young women. In court documents released Monday, July 6, 2015, he admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman. (John Minchillo/Invision/AP, File)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he was pursuing for sex could bolster defamation claims lodged by his accusers, the women's lawyers said after The Associated Press reported on newly released court documents.


Florida State quarterback De'Andre Johnson calls a play in the first half of Florida State Garnet & Gold spring college football game in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, April 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

Florida State has dismissed freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson from the team on the same day that prosecutors released video showing him punching a woman at a bar. In a statement Monday, coach Jimbo Fisher announced Johnson's immediate dismissal. In the security camera video released by the State Attorney's Office, it appears the woman and Johnson were trying to get a position at the bar, and Johnson jostled her.


Deported man charged with murder in San Francisco shootingRookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out (Yahoo Sports)

Flowers and a candle form a makeshift memorial for shooting victim Kathryn Steinle on Pier 14 in San FranciscoA convicted felon who had been deported from the United States to Mexico five times was charged on Monday with murder in the shooting of a woman last week at a tourist area in San Francisco. Francisco Sanchez, 45, was arrested for the shooting of Kathryn Steinle, 32, last Wednesday evening. The case drew national attention after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during the weekend used the killing to decry U.S.-Mexico border security.


Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, left, hits a single during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, July 5, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson. Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal also was a first-time selection Monday for the July 14 game in Cincinnati.


South Carolina bill to remove Confederate flag advances in legislatureMo Williams says he's returning to Cleveland (Yahoo Sports)

A Confederate flag stands in front of the South Carolina State House in ColumbiaSouth Carolina lawmakers took a step on Monday toward removing the Confederate battle flag that flies at the state house in Columbia, long denounced as a symbol of slavery by critics. A bill to banish the flag from a Civil War memorial on the capitol grounds to a museum passed a crucial second reading in the state Senate by an overwhelming vote of 37-3 after an emotional debate. Numerous elected officials, including Republican Governor Nikki Haley, called for the flag's removal after the June 17 killings of nine African-American churchgoers during Bible study at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston.     Photos of the white man charged in the shootings showed him posing with the flag on a website that also carried a racist manifesto.


Mo Williams' best days in what has been a very solid NBA career came in Cleveland as LeBron James' wing man. Williams showed he still had plenty left in the tank last season, and he could provide a lift for James and the Cavaliers once again. Williams tweeted on Monday night that he is headed back to Cleveland to team up with James again, returning to the franchise and the superstar that helped him earn his only All-Star nod.
Bill Cosby said in 2005 lawsuit he gave Quaaludes to women for sexAP Source: David West takes minimum to join Spurs (Yahoo Sports)

Comedian Bill Cosby performs at The Temple Buell Theatre in DenverComedian Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he had obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving the sedatives to young women in order to have sex with them, according to court documents unsealed on Monday. Cosby, 77, made the admission during testimony in a civil case brought by a former Temple University employee, Andrea Constand, who alleged that Cosby tricked her into taking drugs before he sexually assaulted her. Cosby's lawyers had argued that the documents would cause severe embarrassment to the comedian-actor, who is best known for playing lovable father figure Dr. Cliff Huxtable on the hit TV comedy series "The Cosby Show" in the 1980s and 1990s.


INDIANAPOLIS - APRIL 5: David West #21 of the Indiana Pacers attempts a free throw against the Miami Heat at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on April 5, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

David West is sacrificing millions to chase that elusive championship. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the veteran forward is taking a one-year, minimum salary contract worth $1.4 million to join the San Antonio Spurs. West walked away from a $12 million pay day with the Indiana Pacers to chase a title with the Spurs in his 13th NBA season.




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Invariably, when one thinks of the efficacy of a nation’s military, the mind’s eye is drawn to the ability of that country to deliver a \"warhead onto the forehead\" of their enemies. Indeed, owing to the Pentagon’s slick packaging of the First Gulf War, modern conflict, in the American mind, became synonymous with high-tech toys, grainy videos of successful missile shots, and a quick resolution of hostilities.

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Ukraine: Not What It Seems

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Religious Freedom Bill - Protecting The Faithful or Legalized Discrimination?

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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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