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  • Estranged husband shoots man, then kills himself in Colorado Springs home
    An estranged husband shot another man, then turned the gun on himself in an attempted murder-suicide Friday at a home in northeast Colorado Springs, police said. Police Lt. Howard Black said the wife of the gunman was home at the time of the shootings, but was not harmed. The wounded man,... Read more »
  • Froome all but seals 4th Tour de France win in Marseille
    MARSEILLE, France — Chris Froome virtually sealed a fourth Tour de France victory on the penultimate stage on Saturday, stamping his authority on the race in a time trial in Marseille streets. Froome, the last rider to set off from the Stade Velodrome, finished third in the 22.5-kilometer stage won by... Read more »
  • Actor John Heard, of “Home Alone” movies, dies at 72
    NEW YORK — Actor John Heard, best known for playing the father in the “Home Alone” movie series, has died. He was 72. His death was confirmed by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner’s office in California on Saturday. TMZ reported that Heard, who lived in southern California, was found at a... Read more »
  • Early-morning gunshots lead to standoff in Thornton
    Thornton police, called to an apartment complex on reports of gunfire, negotiated for hours Saturday morning with a man barricaded in a unit before resolving the situation without injuries. When officers responded around 3:15 a.m. to the Avena Apartments at 1882 E. 104th Ave., the man immediately barricaded himself in an... Read more »
  • House committee seeks to let Veterans Affairs redirect funds
    A House committee has unveiled a disputed plan to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall that could threaten medical care for thousands of patients in the coming weeks. Friday’s proposal by the House Veterans Affairs Committee would provide... Read more »
  • South African Grace breaks major record with 62
    SOUTHPORT, England — Branden Grace set the new standard for scoring in the majors Saturday with a 62 in the British Open, the lowest score ever recorded in 442 major championships. Grace pounced on a serene day that was ideal for scoring at Royal Birkdale. He moved to 8-under par for... Read more »
  • Trump fires off volley of angry tweets on Russia probe
    WASHINGTON — Hours before he was to help commission a new aircraft carrier at a patriotic ceremony on the Virginia coast, President Donald Trump fired off a volley of early morning tweets that again showed how furious he remains over multiple investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The... Read more »
  • Ask Amy: Roommate uncomfortable with dirty dancing
    Dear Amy: I live with a roommate who is in her 60s and heterosexual. I am in my 30s and a lesbian. Recently she informed me that she was going to be hosting a male companion for dinner, drinks and dancing. I had plans and asked her if she wanted me... Read more »
  • Too afraid (or broke) to scuba dive? Try it for free this weekend at the Denver Aquarium
    Always wanted to scuba dive but have been too afraid (or broke) to try? This weekend, the Denver Aquarium is the perfect place to get your feet wet. On Saturday and Sunday, the Go Dive Now Pool tour will trot out its equivalent of scuba diving training wheels, bringing a 4-foot... Read more »
  • VegFest 2017: 8 quick answers to questions you may have about this year’s vegan festival
    Veg-heads, prep your stomachs. VegFest Colorado, the annual vegan festival by Animal Action Network, is this weekend. The festival will host vendors, authors and chefs who all celebrate a plant-based diet. Attendees can sample food from restaurants and manufacturers, find out ways to prepare healthy food and learn about health, diet and... Read more »

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BREAKING NEWS…Death Toll Rises to 12 in Oaxaca as Govt Represses Teacher Protests

Editors Note: Mexican government officials continue to attack teachers. It has been only 9 months when 43 student teachers, “normalistas” as ...
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