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at 01:10 on July 02, 2016, EDT.

Commandos storm Dhaka restaurant; 6 attackers dead, 13 safe

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage Saturday morning, killing at least six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners at the end of the 10-hour standoff.


at 07:04 on July 01, 2016, EDT.

Husband surprises wife with 500 roses after chemo treatment

OMAHA, Neb. — A dozen roses simply weren't enough for a Nebraska man who wanted "to do something special" for his wife to celebrate her last chemotherapy treatment. So, he raised money and surprised her with 500.


at 20:19 on July 01, 2016, EDT.

Keillor hosts his last 'Companion' in Hollywood Bowl

LOS ANGELES — Some 18,000 fans at the Hollywood Bowl will be transported to Lake Wobegon, Minnesota, Friday night as writer and humorist Garrison Keillor hosts his final episode of the old-style variety show "A Prairie Home Companion" after 42 years on public radio.


at 20:25 on July 01, 2016, EDT.

4 children fatally stabbed in Memphis; mother in custody

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Four young children were stabbed to death in a gated apartment complex in suburban Memphis on Friday, and police took their mother into custody for questioning. She has not been charged.


at 18:49 on July 01, 2016, EDT.

LGBT rights groups win as US judge blocks Mississippi law

JACKSON, Miss. — Supporters of the LGBT rights movement won the latest round against conservatives when a federal judge ruled that a Mississippi "religious objections" law is unconstitutional, just moments before it was to take effect Friday.


at 18:35 on July 01, 2016, EDT.

Texas city council votes to reinstate library cat

WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas — A North Texas city council has voted unanimously to reinstate Browser the cat to his job as live-in mascot of the city's public library.


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