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Man is charged with falsely reporting armed robbery at fireworks tent A man from Springfield is charged in Republic Municipal Court with making a false police report after telling police there that he was robbed at gunpoint by three men at a Republic fireworks stand.  Republic police say Alan Dotson, 21, made the report just after midnight on Saturday. Police say they could not find proper evidence to prove that the incident occurred.  Police say Dotson made the ...

Missouri Powerball player wins $70 million in Independence Day drawing The Independence Day holiday wasn't the only reason to celebrate for one Missouri Powerball player on Saturday.  According to the Missouri Lottery, someone in the Show Me State matched all six numbers in Saturday night's Powerball drawing. The winnings? $70 million.  The winning numbers were 3-6-14-18-24, with a Powerball number of 21. Whoever picked up the lucky ticket will become the owner of the ninth largest jackpot ...

Cruz, Huckabee go head-to-head for evangelical votes MILNER, Ga. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee are going head-to-head for evangelical votes. The two men shared a stage Sunday at a Georgia megachurch, where they told hundreds of members that the United States is favored by God and that the nation is on a perilous spiritual path. Both men cited the Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage as proof. Christian conservatives ...

Eyes to the skies: Flash Flood Watch issued for much of the Ozarks The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch in effect Monday evening through Wednesday evening for much of the Ozarks. The watch includes Barry, Barton, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, Maries, McDonald, Miller, Morgan, Newton (MO), Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, St. Clair, Stone (MO), Texas, Vernon, Webster and Wright Counties. Heavy rain will move into the area from the northwest ...

Police arrest woman in Kansas City for shooting father A 28-year-old woman from Kansas City was arrested and faces assault charges after police say she shot her father. Kansas City police say they were called to a home on Saturday evening and found a man on the ground outside the home with a gunshot wound to his abdomen and chest. Police say the victim told officers who shot him. After a standoff, police say the woman ...

Crash in Hickory County kills 2 Two people died in a two-vehicle crash in Hickory County on Sunday afternoon. The wreck occurred on Missouri 64 just west of Nemo, at 3:20 p.m.  According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2005 Pontiac driven by Lauren Small, 25, of Urbana was eastbound when it crossed the center line and struck a 2014 GMC Sierra.  Small and her passenger, Emily Scammell, 19, of Weaubleau, ...

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Airstrike hits market north of Yemen's Aden, over 45 killed
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen security officials and eyewitnesses say a massive airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting rebels has hit a marketplace north of Aden, killing over 45 civilians.

Italian surveillance company appears to get hacked
LONDON (AP) — An Italian surveillance company known for selling malicious software used by police bodies and spy agencies appears to have succumbed to a damaging cyberattack that sent documents and invoices ricocheting across the Internet.

Q&A: As Obama health law survives, GOP split over next move
FILE - In this June 25, 2015 file photo, students cheer as they hold up signs supporting the Affordable Care Act (ACA) after the Supreme Court decided that the ACA may provide nationwide tax subsidies, outside of the Supreme Court in Washington. Last month’s Supreme Court decision upholding the statute’s federal subsidies, which help millions of Americans afford health care, shattered the GOP’s best chance of forcing Obama to accept a weakening of his prized law. Without that leverage, Obama would likely veto any major changes they’d send him. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — Having lost their latest war against President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Republicans must decide how to wage battles that could fan the issue for the 2016 elections.

Germany backs Albania with loans, grants worth 107.5M euros
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Two days before German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Tirana, the German government has signed six loans and grants worth a total of 107.5 million euros (US$119.3 million) to promote Albania's energy and water supply sectors.

Greek banks to stay closed until Wednesday: official
A man withdraws money from an ATM in downtown Athens on July 5, 2015Greek banks will remain closed until Wednesday with limits on daily withdrawals unchanged, the state news agency reported on Monday, citing officials. Further developments will depend on decisions by the European Central Bank, whose board of governors were holding a conference call on Monday to decide whether to maintain its lifeline to Greek banks, the officials added. The association of Greek banks had earlier held a meeting with junior finance minister Dimitris Mardas.