Stevie Wonder files for divorce

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According to New York Daily News, Stevie Wonder is filing for divorce from his fashion designer wife, Kai Millard Morris.

July 26, Wonder filed for a divorce, citing irreconcilable differences and is requesting joint custody of the couple's two children, Kailand and Mandia.

People Magazine
reports Wonder and Morris had been separated since late 2009, according to Los Angeles Superior Court filings. The couple had been married for 11 years.

Usain Bolt wins the gold again

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Jamaican runner and Olympic champion, Usain Bolt, takes the gold in the 100-meter dash in the London 2012 Olympics.

USA Today reported Bolt, 25, came into the games saying he wanted "to become a legend." After winning the gold with the second-fastest time in history, a 9.63 seconds, Bolt said, "It means I'm one step closer to being a legend. I have the 200 (meters) to go, so I'm looking forward to that. The 100 is just one step in the door."

As reported by the Washington Post, Jamaican Yohan Blake follows closely behind Bolt for the silver at 9.75 seconds and Justin Gatlin of the U.S. won the bronze with a time of 9.79.

Minnesota Fringe Festival

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The Pioneer Press reports the 19th annual Minnesota Fringe Festival begins Aug. 2 through Aug 12, showcasing 165 shows, chosen by lottery, over 15 stages.

Fringe executive director Robin Gillette told the Press, "There's also a ton of improve this year."

According to the City Pages, the 11-day presentation of shows brings a lot of work to local actors.

4-year-old falls from apartment window

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A 4-year-old boy was airlifted to the hospital after falling out a third-floor, apartment window in Spring Park Sunday morning.

KARE 11 News reports Orono Police Chief Correy Farniok says the young boy pushed through the window and screen of the Spring Lake apartment's living room and fell out of the window.

As reported by the Star Tribune, the boy was taken to North Memorial Medical Center after falling nearly 25 feet. Police are investigating but the incident is considered an accident, according to Farniok.

Seven dead in shooting of Sikh temple

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A gunman killed six and wounded three at a Sikh temple in a Wisconsin suburb Sunday, according to Reuters.

The gunman was described by witnesses as a white man, who entered the Sikh temple through the kitchen, where women were preparing food. Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards said the Federal Bureau of Investigations is overseeing the probe into shootings.

The New York Times reports the shooting ended after the gunman shot a police officer several times, then was shot and killed by another officer in the parking lot.

The three wounded victims were admitted to Froedtert Hospital and are being treated for a shot to the head, one to the abdomen and one for neck injuries, said Nalissa Wienke, hospital spokeswoman.

Egyptian soldiers killed in Sanai

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The Associated Press reports 16 Egyptian soldiers were killed Sunday on the border between Gaza and Israel by masked gunmen, officials said. The gunmen drove off into Israel.

The attack took place during the troops' traditional meal at the end of the day during Ramadan. According to Egyptian state TV, the attack was by Islamist militants.

The Israeli military said one of the two vehicles the attackers drove away in blew up.

Israel's Defense Minister Ehud Barak said in a statement that Israel's military and the internal security agency "thwarted an attack that could have injured many. The militants' attack methods again raise the need for determined Egyptian action to enforce security and prevent terror in the Sinai."

According to Businessweek, U.S. official warned the increasing strength of radical Islamic groups in the Sinai Peninsula in the past year after the removal of Egypt's president, Hosni Mubarak.

Amazon CEO gives $2.5 million to same-sex campaign

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Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos announced Friday their plans to donate $2.5 million to a campaign defending Washington's same-sex marriage law, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

The Chronicle also reports the money will support a defense to a challenge to the existing law, while a referendum seeks to overturn the law, signed in February, remains on hold.

The Washington Post reported the Washington United for marriage has now raised over $5 million for the Referendum 74 campaign.

Referendum 74 is certified for a November ballot this year, and a "yes" vote to the referendum will uphold the law and a "no" will overturn it.

Robin Roberts temporarily leaving 'Good Morning America'

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After being diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndromes, a disease of bone marrow, Robin Roberts, Good Morning America host, will be leaving the show next month to receive treatments, E News reports.

Roberts, 51 and a breast cancer survivor, said this condition was a complication of the chemotherapy and radiation treatments she received during her fight against canver.

Entertainment Tonight reports Roberts absence will begin late August or early September.

Roberts told reporters during a press tour, "It's fascinating-slash-scary how to prepare yourself for something like this."

Two Browerville High School seniors were charged with sexually assaulting teammates in the spring Thursday.

According to the Star Tribune, recent graduates Seth Kellen, 18, and Connor Burns, 18, were charged with numerous counts, ranging from felonies to misdemeanors in Todd County Districts Court.

Kellen's charges include third-degree criminal sexual conduct involving penetration and indecent exposure in a public setting.

Burns is charged with six counts of criminal sexual conduct, including sexual conduct involving penetration.

CBS News reports seven accusers have forward, naming Kellen and Burns as repeatedly sexually touching them.

Two men dead after St. Paul shooting

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Two friends and teammates were found shot to death within hours of each other.

Pierce County Herald reports 21-year-old Jordan Hughes was found late Tuesday evening in St. Paul, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was later pronounced dead in the hospital.

According to the Pioneer Press, 22-year-old Mandela Jackson was found dead Wednesday morning as police searched for him after the Tuesday night shooting.

Both Hughes and Jackson were star basketball players at Patrick Henry High School. In 2008, Jackson was the graduating team captain and point guard. Hughes later graduated in 2010 as the school's all-time leading scorer.

No arrests have been made.