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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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  • History as Clinton ascends to nomination _ hostility too
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race....
  • Israel to display ancient mummy with modern-day afflictions
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's national museum is set to display a 2,200-year-old Egyptian mummy of a man who was afflicted with some modern-day illnesses such as osteoporosis and tooth decay, the museum said on Tuesday....
  • Letter foretold Japan rampage that killed 19 disabled people
    SAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) -- A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired, officials said, killing 19 people months after he gave a letter to Parliament outlining the bloody plan and saying all disabled people should be put to death....
  • In 10th convention speech, Bill Clinton faces tougher crowd
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Clinton was once the Democrats explainer-in-chief, electrifying the convention crowd with his support of President Barack Obama....
  • 2 attackers slay priest in Normandy church, are shot dead
    PARIS (AP) -- Two attackers invaded a church Tuesday during morning Mass near the Normandy city of Rouen, killing an 84-year-old priest by slitting his throat and taking hostages before being shot and killed by police, French officials said....
  • Mom: Warning didn't keep slain son safe at Florida nightclub
    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Stephanie White clutched a stack of photos while sitting in a chair in her home. The television was on, loud, and turned to the local news. A story came on about the mass shooting at a nightclub that took her baby's life....
  • German officials vow more checking of migrants after attacks
    BERLIN (AP) -- Top security officials in Germany called Tuesday for tougher security screening of asylum-seekers and also announced that more police officers will be hired following four attacks in the country in the span of a week - two of them claimed by the extremist Islamic State group....
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