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  • Experts: California vaccine bill would prevent new outbreaks
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/experts-california-vaccine-bill-prevent-outbreaks-081559787.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/YdUoPAp4EOdKcmkxTD7PRg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/90a2b4a0fcc0cf1c7a0f6a706700452f.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Otto Coleman, 6, waits outside the Governor&#039;s office with his brother Fenton, 4, left, and father Joshua, to deliver a stack of petitions with thousands of signatures calling on California Gov. Jerry Brown to veto a measure requiring nearly all California school children to be vaccinated Monday, June 29, 2015, in Sacramento, Calif. The state Senate approved the bill sending it to Brown. Joshua Coleman said his son has been wheelchair bound as a result of an adverse reaction to a vaccine. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)" align="left" title="Otto Coleman, 6, waits outside the Governor&#039;s office with his brother Fenton, 4, left, and father Joshua, to deliver a stack of petitions with thousands of signatures calling on California Gov. Jerry Brown to veto a measure requiring nearly all California school children to be vaccinated Monday, June 29, 2015, in Sacramento, Calif. The state Senate approved the bill sending it to Brown. Joshua Coleman said his son has been wheelchair bound as a result of an adverse reaction to a vaccine. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)" border="0" /></a>SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — If California&#039;s strict school vaccine bill becomes law, experts believe it could help prevent another outbreak like the one that occurred at Disneyland.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Islamic State beheads women civilians for first time in Syria: monitor
    The hardline Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria, the first time it has decapitated female civilians, the founder of a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday. The beheadings took place in the eastern Deir al-Zor province this week said Rami Abdulrahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks the conflict using sources on the ground. Islamic State has beheaded local and foreign men in Syria, including enemy combatants, aid workers and journalists as well as people it has deemed as violating its hardline interpretation of Islamic law.
  • Indonesia military transport plane crashes in Medan; 20 dead
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/indonesia-military-transport-plane-crashes-medan-20-dead-081130501.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/QXTrapLuuWplJax1TBPlvA--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/cd31d8b32282d71d7a0f6a706700cd13.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Firefighters and military personnel inspect the site where an Air Force cargo plane crashed in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, tuesday, June 30, 2015. An Indonesian Air Force Hercules C-130 plane with 12 crew aboard has crashed into a residential neighborhood in the country&#039;s third-largest city Medan. (AP Photo/Gilbert Manullang)" align="left" title="Firefighters and military personnel inspect the site where an Air Force cargo plane crashed in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, tuesday, June 30, 2015. An Indonesian Air Force Hercules C-130 plane with 12 crew aboard has crashed into a residential neighborhood in the country&#039;s third-largest city Medan. (AP Photo/Gilbert Manullang)" border="0" /></a>JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed Tuesday into a residential neighborhood in the country&#039;s third-largest city of Medan, killing at least 20 people.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Greek foreign minister tells China Greece will not leave the euro zone
    Greece will not leave the euro zone, the country's foreign minister Nikos Kotzias told China's Ambassador to Greece Zou Xiaoli, according to a statement on China's Foreign Ministry website. "Greece will not leave the euro zone, and is willing to work with China to further develop bilateral relations and practical cooperation in all areas," the Foreign Ministry statement cited Kotzias as saying.
  • Labour can only win if trusted on economy - leadership candidate
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/labour-only-win-trusted-economy-leadership-candidate-075852851--business.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/YPZBsjMmw2r25aiIefMtwg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2015-06-30T075852Z_1_LYNXNPEB5T09C_RTROPTP_2_BRITAIN-POLITICS.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="Britain&#039;s opposition Labour Party leadership contender Liz Kendall delivers a keynote speech at De Montfort University in Leicester" align="left" title="Britain&#039;s opposition Labour Party leadership contender Liz Kendall delivers a keynote speech at De Montfort University in Leicester" border="0" /></a>If the British Labour Party is to win power, it must convince voters it can run the economy by offering to cut debt and restore budget surpluses, Labour leadership candidate Liz Kendall said on Tuesday. After Prime Minister David Cameron defeated Ed Miliband in the May 7 election, the opposition Labour party is searching a new leader as it grapples with the reasons for its worst election defeat since 1987. &quot;Any political party that wants to be elected must be trusted with people’s money,&quot; Kendall said in a speech at Reuters.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • 20 dead after Indonesian military plane crashes in flames
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/indonesian-military-plane-crashes-city-medan-official-062114207.html"><img src="http://l3.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/JGj2edAkF4N7DT.1Axbvrw--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/Part-HKG-Hkg10191918-1-1-0.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Indonesian police and military officials secure the crash site of a Hercules plane in Medan, North Sumatra province on June 30, 2015" align="left" title="Indonesian police and military officials secure the crash site of a Hercules plane in Medan, North Sumatra province on June 30, 2015" border="0" /></a>Medan (Indonesia) (AFP) - An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed Tuesday shortly after take-off, exploding in a fireball in a city residential area and killing at least 20 people.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • The Latest: Greek banks to reopen to let pensioners get cash
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/latest-markets-edgy-greek-imf-payment-looms-072344112--finance.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/NZGBJdmbmy4NTqgGsnGNng--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/b4126b422151d11d7a0f6a7067007cbb.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Greece&#039;s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras prepares for a TV interview at the State Television (ERT) in Athens, Monday, June 29, 2015. Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked at ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a July 5 referendum that could determine whether the country has to ditch the euro currency and return to the drachma. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)" align="left" title="Greece&#039;s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras prepares for a TV interview at the State Television (ERT) in Athens, Monday, June 29, 2015. Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked at ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a July 5 referendum that could determine whether the country has to ditch the euro currency and return to the drachma. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)" border="0" /></a>ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece&#039;s financial woes on a day a big repayment to the International Monetary Fund is due and the country&#039;s bailout program with European creditors ends (all times local):</p><br clear="all"/>
  • In 'first', IS beheads two women in Syria: monitor
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/first-beheads-two-women-syria-monitor-073538672.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/1lW9vKL9LrNdYmKvglukfQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/afp.com/Part-PAR-Par8197454-1-1-0.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="-Men believed to be members of the Islamic State group turn Syrians back to the city centre of the town of Tal Abyad, on June 13, 2015" align="left" title="-Men believed to be members of the Islamic State group turn Syrians back to the city centre of the town of Tal Abyad, on June 13, 2015" border="0" /></a>The Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria on accusations of &quot;sorcery,&quot; the first such execution of women in Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Tuesday. &quot;The Islamic State group executed two women by beheading them in Deir Ezzor province, and this is the first time the Observatory has documented women being killed by the group in this manner,&quot; Observatory chief Rami Abdel Rahman said. The Britain-based monitor said the executions took place on Monday and Sunday and involved two couples.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Reports: 2 dead after man sets self on fire on Japan train
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/passenger-sets-self-fire-japan-bullet-train-043739871.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/4CmmHs8lFp35rBOX__bUFQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/d4b3b08e21edd41d7a0f6a706700b311.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="A passenger, left, crouches inside a train car of the bullet train which made an emergency stop in Odawara, west of Tokyo Tuesday, June 30, 2015. A passenger poured oil and set himself or herself on fire, causing fire and smoke in the car. (Kyodo News via AP Photo) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT" align="left" title="A passenger, left, crouches inside a train car of the bullet train which made an emergency stop in Odawara, west of Tokyo Tuesday, June 30, 2015. A passenger poured oil and set himself or herself on fire, causing fire and smoke in the car. (Kyodo News via AP Photo) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT" border="0" /></a>ODAWARA, Japan (AP) — A man riding one of Japan&#039;s high-speed bullet trains set himself on fire Tuesday, killing himself and another passenger as the coach filled with smoke, Japanese officials and media reports said.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Court ruling spurs backers' hopes for redistricting changes
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Groups trying to curb the partisan sculpting of House districts are hoping their Supreme Court victory will prompt more states to create independent commissions to redraw congressional lines.

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