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Venezuela

Venezuela to end electricity rationing Monday, President Nicolas Maduro says - Reuters

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Randleman, NC, US

Train derails in Randleman, NC; no injuries, but several intersections blocked - WGHP

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Bahrain

Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, expressed 'strong concerns regarding recent negative developments in Bahrain,' White House says - Reuters

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Australia election 2016

Photo: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and wife Lucy arrive at Wentworth polling station to vote in federal election - @Dan_Bourchier, @SkyNewsAust

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Kent Island, MD, US

Photo: Shelf cloud near Kent Island, Md. - @BeccaDlz

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Dhaka restaurant attack, July 1, 2016

Officer says Bangladesh police to launch operation at Dhaka restaurant; adds police had not been able to communicate with gunmen yet - Reuters

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Ovalle, Coquimbo Region, Chile

Preliminary magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes about 22 miles SW of Ovalle, Chile - USGS

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Annapolis, MD, US

Photo: Outside fire sprinklers activated at Maryland State House after lightning strike; no fire, officials say - CBS Baltimore

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Dwight Howard

Report: Former Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard agrees to 3-year, $70.5 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks, source tells ESPN - KTRK

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basketball

Memphis Grizzlies offer Mike Conley a 5-year, $153 million deal; the 2 sides are said to be 'at the finish line' - @sam_amick

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New Zealand

Photo: New Zealand's largest-ever cocaine seizure found hidden inside diamante-encrusted horse sculpture, police say; cocaine valued at about US$14 million - @kimbakerwilson, NZ Herald

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United States

Coal producer Murray Energy warns it may cut 4,400 jobs amid industry slump - Wall Street Journal

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basketball

Sources: NBA free agent Jeff Green has agreed to a 1-year, $15 million deal with the Orlando Magic - @ShamsCharania

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Mississauga, Ontario, house explosion

Police identify 2nd body found in debris of Mississauga, Ontario, house explosion as Robert Nadler - City News

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Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Annapolis, MD, US

Photo: Storm clouds over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge - @bangorian79

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California, US

Violent crime in California jumped 10% in 2015, official says; property crimes also up - AP

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Australia election 2016

Photo: Independent candidate Tony Windsor casts his vote in the hope of winning New England in Australia's federal election - @lucybarbour

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Resort, Tampa, FL, US

Escaped orangutan at Tampa's Busch Gardens has been captured, authorities say - WFLA

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Shreveport, LA, US

Shreveport, La., police chief and deputy chief to retire, mayor says - KSLA

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Cedar Grove, NJ, US

Video: A large tree rips down wires and crushed a car during a storm over Cedar Grove, NJ - @ranjisinha

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