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Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 9:16am

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Christmas Sales in July? Sears Says Never Too Early

The new promotion is sure to become a big hit with those early bird holiday shoppers who start to panic when Labor Day rolls around

Bounty Hunters Seek Pablo Escobar's 2 Missing Hippos

The three mammals bust loose from the zoo two years ago and have survived on the lush vegetation of the steamy Magdalena valley in northwestern Colombia, far from their native Africa.

Astronaut Couple in Controversial Love Triangle Engaged

A Florida attorney says a couple who were rocketed into the public eye by the antics of a former astronaut are getting married.

Freed Greek Journalist Describes Iranian Jail

A British-Greek journalist released from jail in Iran said Friday that he had been blindfolded, held in solitary confinement and subjected to frequent interrogations.for health reasons, her father said Wednesday.

Arkansas Man Shot Dead Just After Killing Ex-Girlfriend

A fugitive on a two-day rampage across Arkansas who police said had just fatally shot his pregnant former girlfriend was killed by a sheriff's sniper Friday as he tried to escape from authorities.

Ghana Visit, Kenya Snub

President Obama lands in Ghana with plans to highlight democratic role models, avoid troubling nations | VIDEO

N.J. Brewery Draws Fury for Naming Beers After Exits

A small brewery has found inspiration on the New Jersey Turnpike — and anti-drunken-driving crusaders say that's a bad idea.

Pa. Lawyer Jailed 14 Years for Contempt of Court Freed

A Pennsylvania lawyer whose 14 years in jail are apparently a record in a U.S. civil contempt case was ordered released from prison on Friday.