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Media and military targeted in Turkey

In its post-coup crackdown, the Turkish government has shut down media outlets and arrested scores of journalists. CNN's Ian Lee reports.

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Hotter weather expected near blaze that killed 1

Firefighters are bracing for hotter weather and lower humidity in the area near Big Sur where a wildfire has destroyed 34 homes and killed a bulldozer driver working to contain the massive blaze

NC GOP mistakenly harangues Kaine for lapel pin, apologizes

North Carolina Republicans have apologized to vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine for mistakenly critiquing him for wearing a foreign flag during his acceptance speech

Regulators propose huge overhaul of debt collection industry

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed a massive overhaul of the multibillion dollar debt-collection industry

This 6-Year-Old Boy Just Got His Lifelong Wish ... To Be A Garbage Man

Ethan Dean, 6, got his own garbage route for a day, and hundreds of supporters met him at the state capitol. He is battling cystic fibrosis.

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Man Pulled Over with 2,000 Pounds of Rice in Minivan

A man in the UK was pulled over when his van looked like it was overweight. It was, it was full with close to a ton of rice. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Turkey Targets The Media In Latest Post-Coup Attempt Crackdown

It appears the government isn't done issuing arrest warrants in relation to the failed coup earlier this month.

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N. Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footing

AP Interview: North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs says Washington has "crossed the red line" by putting the North's leader on its sanctions list

Raimondo leaves DNC to watch Clinton speech with daughter

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says she's racing home from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia because she wants to be with her 12-year-old daughter when Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accepts the party's nomination

The 'Corpse Flower' Smells Like Rotting Flesh and is Blooming in NYC

A planed dubbed 'The Corpse Flower' earned its name because it smells like rotting flesh when it's in bloom. New York City is about to experience it. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has more.

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From Roosevelt to Reagan, notable women address conventions

From Roosevelt to Reagan, notable women address conventions

Trump Adviser Calls For All Muslims On Terror Watch List To Be Tagged

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani advocated on Wednesday for Muslims on the FBI's terror watch list to be electronically tracked.

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Army: Solider dies after falling ill during Ranger School

A 21-year-old Army officer has died after falling ill during his first day at the military's grueling Ranger School in Georgia

Watchdog: IMF response to European crisis "uneven"

Watchdog: IMF was unprepared for European debt crisis, responded unevenly

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AP Newsbreak: US oil, gas applications could drop 40 percent

Government officials say applications to drill for oil and gas on federal and Indian lands are expected to decrease 40 percent in coming years versus their historical average

These Are The Most Interesting People We Met At The DNC

Two people at the Democratic National Convention made history.

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Heated debate over Trump's Russia 'sarcasm'

CNN political commentators Scottie Nell Hughes, Hilary Rosen, and John Avlon get into a heated debate over Donald Trump's recent comments concerning Russia.

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LG Electronics' profit up 19 percent on TV, appliance sales

edLG Electronics Inc. says its second-quarter net income jumped 19 percent thanks to strong sales of high-end TVs and home appliances that outweighed another quarterly loss in its handset business

Whistleblowers: 'Russia's doping culture won't change'

Russian whistleblowers believe the IOC's failure to ban Russia from the Olympics will allow the nation to continue doping at future Games.

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Individuals, agencies dodge blame as Freddie Gray case ends

Fourteen months after an arrestee's death prompted massive protests, spawned rioting and toppled the careers of the city's police commissioner and a Democratic mayor poised for re-election, no one will go to jail for the young, black man's fatal injuries

Biden to speak at vigil for slain Baton Rouge officers

Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch are scheduled to speak at a Baton Rouge vigil honoring the three law enforcement officers who were killed by a lone gunman during a shootout outside a convenience store

University of Louisville accepts president's resignation

University of Louisville trustees have accepted the resignation of embattled President James Ramsey, whose long tenure was dogged by scandal

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Rio Olympic Athletes 'Will Literally Be Swimming In Human Crap'

The Rio Olympics are just days away, and officials say those competing in outdoor water events should keep their mouths closed.

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Monkeys Destroy Voter Lists in Thailand

Ahead of a referendum monkeys got into a polling station and destroyed voter lists. Thankfully everything should be back to normal before the vote actually happens. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Mexico's Other Border Problem Might Be Its Biggest One

Activists accuse Mexico's Southern Border Program of failing to protect migrants from corruption and extortion by government officials.

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