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PHOTOS: 2014 NBA draft

It was all smiles and handshakes as the NBA hosted its 2014 draft.

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WATCH: NBA ‘drafts’ Isaiah Austin

An emotional "pick" for Baylor's Isaiah Austin, whose draft dreams were cut short by a diagnosis of Marfan syndrome.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, June 27.

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Benghazi suspect expected to arrive in U.S. this weekend

A suspected leader of the 2012 attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi is expected to arrive after his journey at sea.

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World’s ‘ugliest’ dog gets makeover

Peanut goes from "ugliest" to dog-gone adorable.

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World Cup: Germany, U.S., Algeria advance

Germany, the U.S., and Algeria sealed the last 16 World Cup places on Thursday but much of the spotlight was on the tournament's bad boy Luis Suarez.

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Iraq helicopters fire on campus in insurgent-held city

Iraqi helicopters fired on a university in Tikrit to dislodge insurgents who overran the city and brought them close to Baghdad.

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Obama sends $60M war-funding request to Congress

The White House sent Congress a 2015 war-funding request on Thursday of nearly $60 billion, a drop of $20 billion.

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2014 NBA draft: An international affair

Four of the first eight players selected into the world's leading professional basketball league came from outside the United States.

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Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese teaming up for TV drama

The untitled TV project from the Rolling Stones frontman follows the exploits of a record executive in 1970s New York.

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Obama urges Central Americans to not send children to U.S. border

President Barack Obama appealed to Central American parents in his most forceful comments yet on the emerging humanitarian crisis.

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Cavaliers select Wiggins as top pick in NBA draft

Andrew Wiggins from the University of Kansas was taken with the number one pick of the 2014 NBA draft.

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Police: Former Chik-fil-A employee robs KFC

A recently-fired Chik-fil-A employee is accused of robbing the store's competitor at gunpoint.

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Today in entertainment history: June 27

A look back on the headlines in Hollywood's history books.

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REVIEW: ‘They Came Together’ lampoons rom-coms

This isn't "Wet Hot American Summer 2," but it's just as ridiculous!

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Waterslide off a 50 foot cliff

Are your plans for the summer this exciting?

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Seth Rogen faces ‘merciless’ retaliation from N. Korea

N. Korean leader Kim Jong-un isn't too thrilled about the "Knocked Up" star's newest comedy.

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Roseanne Barr to host ‘Momster’ reality show

The "Roseanne" star will front a new reality show about America's worst moms.

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U.S., Germany sail into ‘knockout’ round in Recife rain

They said it couldn't be done, but America proved them wrong.

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The best World Cup tweets

Some of the best tweets about today's World Cup match.

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Balloon That Crashed Was From Maine; 4 Hurt

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CLINTON, Mass. (AP) — The hot air balloon that crashed into a power line in Massachusetts was registered to a Maine man.

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NTSB Files Preliminary Report On Maine Plane Crash

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LIMINGTON, Maine (AP) - A preliminary report by accident investigators into a fatal plane crash indicates the single-engine plane clipped trees shortly after taking off from Limington-Harmon Airport.

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UMaine Trustees Approve Plan To Address Shortfall

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BANGOR, Maine (AP) - University of Maine System trustees have approved a five-year plan to address a projected $69 million funding gap that calls for the streamlining of academic programs and workforce reductions.

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South Portland Vote Effectively Bans Tar Sands Oil

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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The South Portland City Council has voted to ban the transfer of crude oil onto ocean tankers, effectively ending any attempt to bring tar sands oil from western Canada through a pipeline into the city.

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Girl Dies after Being Found Unresponsive in Pool

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Officials say a 5-year-old girl who was taken to a Portland hospital after being found unresponsive at the bottom of a swimming pool has died.