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    Clinton says she takes a 'backseat to no one' among liberals

    HANOVER, N.H. (July 3, 2015) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she takes a "backseat to no one" on championing liberal causes, presenting herself as a standard-bearer for Democrats as primary challenger Bernie Sanders generates large, energetic crowds.

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    Rubio, Christie planning sleepover with the Romneys

    NEWARK, N.J. (July 3, 2015) — 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney will be hosting two rival Republican presidential contenders at a holiday sleepover Friday evening.

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    Hundreds of Arizona inmates to be moved following riot

    KINGMAN, Ariz. (July 3, 2015) — About 700 inmates at an Arizona prison were being moved to new locations Friday after disturbances on consecutive days left their housing units uninhabitable.

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    Right to die: Colombian man ends life with government backup

    BOGOTA, Colombia (July 3, 2015) — Dr. Gustavo Quintana walks out of a modest, two-floor apartment building in southern Bogota. Inside his black doctor's bag are vials containing anesthesia and muscle relaxants, a syringe and a rubber tourniquet. The man known in Colombia as Dr. Death has just ended the life of his 234th patient: a middle-aged woman suffering from incurable stomach cancer.

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    400-foot Ferris wheel stops: All 66 riders safely taken off

    ORLANDO, Fla. (July 3, 2015) — A technical crew with The Orlando Eye safely evacuated all 66 stranded riders from the Ferris wheel that towers 400 feet over central Florida after the attraction shut down Friday afternoon, authorities said.

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    Taiwan stands up to China with World War II military parade

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (July 3, 2015) — Taiwan marched out thousands of troops and displayed its most modern military hardware Saturday to spotlight an old but often forgotten claim that its forces, not the Chinese Communists, led the campaign that routed imperial Japan from China 70 years ago.

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    Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $35B deal

    (July 3, 2015) - Aetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.

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    Democrat Jim Webb, Iraq war critic in Senate, running for president

    WASHINGTON (July 3, 2015) — Jim Webb, a decorated Vietnam veteran and accomplished novelist who became a fierce critic of the Iraq war in the Senate, announced Thursday that he's challenging Hillary Rodham Clinton and other rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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    Sex offenders sue, cite Indiana's religious objections law

    INDIANAPOLIS (July 3, 2015) — A lawsuit filed on behalf of two registered sex offenders cites Indiana's new religious objections law in arguing they've been wrongly prohibited from worshipping at churches that have schools on the same property.

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    KY clerk sued for not issuing gay marriage licenses

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 3, 2015) — Four Kentucky couples are suing a clerk who is refusing to issue gay-marriage licenses — or any marriage licenses at all — following the U.S. Supreme Court decision that same-sex couples have a legal right to marry.

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    China says 6.5 quake in far west kills 6, collapses homes

    BEIJING (July 3, 2015) — A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook China's far western region of Xinjiang on Friday, killing six people and damaging or collapsing thousands of buildings, authorities said.

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    Hispanic leaders: GOP must condemn Trump

    WASHINGTON (July 3, 2015) — Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party's presidential contenders do more to condemn Donald Trump, a businessman turned presidential candidate who's refusing to apologize for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers.