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Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan

President Barack Obama will unveil the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.

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in Lifestyle

Americans love cold-brew coffee

For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

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in Sports

Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

FIFA President Sepp Blatter was relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership on Monday, seven months before he will be replaced as the head of soccer's governing body.

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in National, Sports

Key Olympic powerbroker urges U.S. bid for 2024

The most powerful people in the Olympic movement have urged the U.S. to quickly find a replacement for Boston and push ahead with plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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in Music

AC/DC’s Rudd remanded on bail for breach of home detention rules

The troubled former drummer was remanded on bail by a New Zealand court for breaching the conditions of his home detention.

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in Entertainment

Tom Cruise’s ‘Rogue Nation’ dominates weekend box office

It's the third largest movie opening for Cruise, following the $64.9 million launch for 2004's "War of the Worlds" and $57.8 million for 2000's "Mission: Impossible 2."

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in National, World

U.S. to defend Syrian rebels with airpower, including from Assad

The United States has decided to allow airstrikes to defend Syrian rebels trained by the U.S. military from any attackers, even if the enemies hail from forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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in Viral Videos

Epic Pomeranian puppy sneeze

There are worse ways you could spend a few seconds of your day.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories making headlines, Monday, Aug. 3.

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in National

GOP prepares for big week

All 17 candidates are jockeying to get a spot on the stage of the first GOP debate, and a place in the hearts and minds of voters.

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Pittsburgh doctor linked to second Zimbabwe lion hunt probe

Zimbabwe has linked a Pennsylvania doctor to an investigation into illegal lion hunting, naming him as a client of a safari operator accused of breaching regulations.

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in Viral Videos

Ice T voices ‘Care Bears,’ ‘Dora the Explorer’

The rapper and "Law & Order: SVU" star used to do voice work for children's cartoons.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Aug. 3

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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in Local

Ivar’s Salmon House takes big step

The owner menu prices so he could pay his employees 15-dollars an hour....two years before the city's wage law begins a several-year phase in. To offset the higher prices food and drinks, they're telling customers NOT to leave a tip.

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in Local

Mt. Vernon man faces child pornography charges

Richard Latimer is accused of possessing and distributing child pornography.

Legal Docket Justice

in Local

Newly crowned Miss Tri Cities loses her title

Miss Tri Cities Maeloni Ogle was stripped of her new title Miss Tri Cities 2015 when the pageant Director Dot Stewart learned of her recent misdemeanor.

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Seattle CEO who pays employees $70k each having troubles

Seattle CEO Dan Price has received praise cutting his own salary so his employees would get a raise. But the big move is costing him business at Gravity Payments.

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in Local

Fatal motorcycle crash causes small fire

A motorcyclist dies trying to pass a Honda on State Route-9.

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in Local

Gas tax increases

The first of two gas tax hikes to pay for a 16-billion dollar transportation plan.

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in Local

Bobby Wagner, highest paid middle linebacker in NFL

Bobby Wagner signs a big contract with Seattle Seahawks.

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‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

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Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

in Sports

Legal case involving Ole Miss’ Tunsil, stepfather dismissed

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Both men had filed misdemeanor domestic violence charges against each other following an alleged fight in June. Lafayette County Justice Court records showed the charges were dismissed on Monday.

in Entertainment

Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

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The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

in Music

Original AC/DC frontman to write tell-all

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Dave Evans, who was eventually replaced by Bon Scott, is planning a book about his time in the music business.

in Sports

Report: Texans RB Arian Foster might need groin surgery

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Foster will miss likely miss the beginning of the season and possibly placed on short-term injured reserve, according to ESPN.com's Tania Ganguli.

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