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FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2006, file photo, a wall of video monitors shows live images from closed circuit television cameras (CCTV) installed in central London, is seen at an hidden underground bunker. After four home-grown suicide bombers killed 52 London commuters on July 7, 2005, Prime Minister Tony Blair vowed that Britain would stop at nothing to defeat terrorism. "Let no one be in any doubt," he said. "The rules of the game are changing." Since the Sept. 11 attacks in the United States four years earlier, Britain had made its anti-terrorism powers among the toughest in the Western world. Now they became tougher still. "What 7/7 did was it made people realize that the threat was internal as well as external," said David Anderson, Britain's official reviewer of terrorism legislation. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)
7/7 spurred tough anti-terror measures some say went too farLondon bombings spurred tough anti-terror powers, and a battle over security and civil rights
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320-acre wildfire threatens homes in Northern CaliforniaResidents evacuated as large wildfire threatens homes in Northern California
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A police officer looks over the city of La Paz, Bolivia during a rehearsal for Pope Francis' visit, Saturday, July 4, 2015. The pope's trip to South America that includes Bolivia is set for July 5-12, though he will only spend four hours in Bolivia due to the altitude, church officials say. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
On his native turf, Pope Francis touches on cherished issues3-nation tour on native turf gives Pope Francis pulpit for issues he holds dearest
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A woman helps an elderly voter to cast her vote at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, July 5, 2015. Greeks began voting early Sunday in a closely-watched, closely-contested referendum, which the government pits as a choice over whether to defy the country's creditors and push for better repayment terms or essentially accept their terms, but which the opposition and many of the creditors paint as a choice between staying in the euro or leaving it. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
The Latest: Greek PM: Greeks must choose their own futureThe Latest: Greek PM: Greeks, not creditors, must choose the nation's future 'with dignity'
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A police officer looks over the city of La Paz, Bolivia during a rehearsal for Pope Francis' visit, Saturday, July 4, 2015. The pope's trip to South America that includes Bolivia is set for July 5-12, though he will only spend four hours in Bolivia due to the altitude, church officials say. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
The Latest: Pope Francis leaves for Ecuador on 3-nation tripThe Latest: Pope Francis flies to South America on 9-day trip, brings message of hope to poor
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People stand in a queue to use an ATM of a bank during the referendum day voting in Athens, Sunday, July 5, 2015. Greeks began voting early Sunday in a closely-watched, closely-contested referendum, which the government pits as a choice over whether to defy the country's creditors and push for better repayment terms or essentially accept their terms, but which the opposition and many of the creditors paint as a choice between staying in the euro or leaving it. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Yes or no? Greeks vote on high-stakes bailout referendumNai or oxi? Greeks vote on high-stakes bailout referendum; polls show evenly split nation
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Japan's Mana Iwabuchi, back, jumps onto teammates Aya Sameshima, back left, Yuki Ogimi, right, and Aya Miyama, front, during a practice session in Vancouver, British Columbia, in Canada, on Saturday, July 4, 2015. Japan and the United States are scheduled to play in the final of the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament on Sunday in Vancouver. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
Will history repeat itself? The US women hope notUS women still driven by World Cup loss to Japan 4 years ago
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Poster depicting German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble reading ''For five years he is drinking your blood, now tell him NO'' is seen over another one reading ''Yes to Greece, Yes to Euro'' referring to the upcoming referendum in Athens, Friday, July 3, 2015. The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting "yes" and "no" answers to a murky question in what an opinion poll suggests could be a very close vote.  (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
2 choices, many possible results for Greece's landmark voteAs Greeks vote in crucial referendum, it's not clear what the implications will be
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Spectators watch Fourth of July fireworks from the Stratosphere hotel and casino, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
America celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, paradesAmericans celebrate 239 years as independent nation with fireworks, parades, hot dog contest
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  • United States Marine veteran Ronny "Tony" Porta, wounded

    Ronny "Tony" Porta was searching for a place where people could see past the disfigurement left by war, where cruel mutterings like "monster" or unfeeling questions about whether such wounds were "worth it" did not exist. Disfigured by war, veteran now says 'I found my place' Ronny "Tony" Porta was searching for a place where people could see past the disfigurement left by war, where cruel mutterings like "monster" or unfeeling questions about whether such wounds were "worth it" did not exist. The Star Press, Fri, Jul 3 2015 @ 07:16 AM
  • Leesburg Man Shot During Fight on Friday Night

    A Leesburg man has been listed in critical condition in a Fairfax hospital after being shot multiple times Friday night during a fight, according to the Leesburg police. Another Leesburg man, Jacob Timothy Kinsey, 29, has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in connection with the shooting, the Leesburg police said. Patch.com, Sat, Jul 4 2015 @ 04:15 PM
  • July 4 Virginians who signed the Declaration of Independence

    Today, we remember seven Virginians who put everything on the line. Pledging their fortunes and their sacred honor, they and 49 others signed their names to the Declaration of Independence, daring King George: Here we are come and get us. The Virginian-Pilot, Sat, Jul 4 2015 @ 11:29 AM
  • Six Tips for Staying Safe With Your Own Fireworks

    Did you know that more fires are reported on July Fourth than on any other day of the year in the U.S.? Nearly half of these fires are caused by fireworks. Did you know that most often, children and teens between the ages of 10 and 14 are injured while using consumer fireworks? The good news is you can enjoy your holiday and the fireworks with just a few simple safety tips: In Loudoun County, consumer fireworks, namely sparklers and ground-based fountains, are legal to possess and use on private property. Patch.com, Fri, Jul 3 2015 @ 05:05 PM
  • Loudoun County Sheriff's deputies recognized after life-saving actions during attempted suicide

    Loudoun, VA Two Loudoun County Sheriff's deputies are being applauded for their efforts in helping to save a man who attempted to take his own life last month. After receiving a third party phone call about a man trying to take his own life, Deputy First Class Dustin Moon and Deputy First Class James Maguire, Jr. responded to a residence in the Cascades on May 23. Maguire, an 11-year-veteran on the force, arrived to the scene first, finding the garage door locked. TBD.com, Mon, Jun 29 2015 @ 12:58 PM
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