Brooklyn man gets prison time in biker melee

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man who took part in a 2013 assault on a sport utility driver by a group of motorcyclists is heading to prison. Full Story
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MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — 6:25 a.m. An area high school has been set up as a shelter for residents who've had to evacuate after a train carrying a flammable gas derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee.   Full Story
 
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MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say at least one train car carrying a flammable and toxic gas has derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting an evacuation within a 1-mile radius.   Full Story
 
NEWBERG, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two people aboard a helicopter are dead following a crash in northwest Oregon.   Full Story
 
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GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As investigators probe the cause of a fire that destroyed a rural South Carolina black church rebuilt after the Ku Klux Klan torched it 20 years ago, statistics show church fires are not unusual, and that the vast majority in recent years were not intentionally set.   Full Story
 
MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in Arizona questioned a "person of interest" Wednesday night in the case of a Phoenix-area couple missing for more than a week.   Full Story
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers likely hired at another strong pace in June, a sign that the job market is nearing full health and giving the Federal Reserve reason to raise interest rates as early as September.   Full Story
 
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Five delicious noshes for that picnic basket

Ready to dine al fresco? Picnic cocktails, addictive fried chicken and tasty salads add up to a quintet of delicious treats for your outdoor feast.