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Official: Fire at South Carolina black church wasn't arson - Arizona Daily Sun
GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A fire that destroyed a black church that 20 years ago was a target of the Ku Klux Klan was not the work of an arsonist, a federal law enforcement official said Wednesday. Preliminary indications are that the fire at the Mount ...
Jaguar XJ flagship is distinctive luxury style - Arizona Daily Sun
An odd thing happened as Americans' taste for luxury vehicles grew in recent years: Jaguar, the venerable British marquee, struggled to gain traction. In fact, U.S. sales of Jaguar's flagship sedan, the XJ, are on pace for their slowest year since 2010.
VRE fares increase 4 percent - Arizona Daily Sun
WASHINGTON (AP) — The cost of a ticket on the Virginia Railway Express has gone up by 4 percent. The fare increase went into effect Wednesday. For riders who go from Fredericksburg to Union Station, the cost of a single ride increases from $11.10 to $11.55.
2 convicted murderers practiced night before prison breakout - Arizona Daily Sun
DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) — A convicted murderer who broke out of prison and went on the run for more than three weeks before being shot and captured has told police that he and a fellow escapee conducted a practice run the night before their daring breakout ...
Want a national day? Check a website in North Dakota - Arizona Daily Sun
NEW YORK (AP) — To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day. Anderson is the mastermind of the National Day Calendar, an online compendium of pseudo-holidays that ...
Confidential UN report gives positive nuclear review of Iran - Arizona Daily Sun
VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. nuclear agency says Iran is broadly meeting its commitments under a preliminary nuclear deal that set up the current talks in Austria on a final agreement. The terms of that November 2013 deal commit Iran to not expand nuclear ...
Djokovic reaches 3rd round of Wimbledon after early scare - Arizona Daily Sun
LONDON (AP) — Down a break at 3-1 in the first set, defending champion Novak Djokovic came to life and reasserted his dominance on a sweltering day at Wimbledon. Running off 13 points in a row, Djokovic seized command and stayed in front the rest of the ...
Macy's dumps Trump clothing line in response to comments - Arizona Daily Sun
NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's is the latest company to end its relationship with Donald Trump as the fallout from the real estate mogul's remarks about Mexican immigrants continues. Macy's has carried a Donald Trump menswear line since 2004, including $70 ...
Young Royals fan whose cancer fight gained attention dies - Arizona Daily Sun
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas boy whose fight against cancer and love of the Kansas City Royals received national attention during last year's World Series has died. He was 7. Noah Wilson of Olathe died Tuesday night at a hospital, his family announced.
White House allows photos, social media on public tours - Arizona Daily Sun
WASHINGTON (AP) — Want to take a picture inside the White House Blue Room? Well, it's now OK to pull out your cellphone or camera and press "shoot." The White House on Wednesday ended a long-standing ban on tourists taking photos or using social media ...
Officials: Students' gender identity determines restroom use - Arizona Daily Sun
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says in a court filing that transgender students must be allowed to use the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity. The department says in a statement of interest filed Monday that ...
The Latest: Banner against austerity in Athens taken down - Arizona Daily Sun
A huge banner that urged Greek voters to reject a bailout deal from the country's creditors at Sunday's referendum has been taken down from the front of the Finance Ministry. The banner, which faced the Greek Parliament and overlooked the Greek capital's ...
Western Europe sweats _ and enjoys _ unusual heat wave - Arizona Daily Sun
PARIS (AP) — Commuters bared lots of skin, temperatures broke records in cities and towns, and millions gulped down water or splashed away in it as Western Europe sweltered in a heat wave. Authorities in France and elsewhere, mindful that thousands died ...
Father: American burned in Taiwan park fire fights for life - Arizona Daily Sun
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The father of an American who was badly burned in a fire at a Taiwan water park says the family is anxious about how the young man will fare in the next few days. Roger Haas of New Hampshire said Wednesday that his son Alex Haas is ...
US stocks gain as Greece appears to be willing to negotiate - Arizona Daily Sun
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rallied Wednesday on hopes that a deal between Greece and its creditors could be put together to prevent the country from exiting the euro. Stocks in Europe rose sharply. In deal news, Chubb Corp. surged after agreeing to be ...