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Matt Stonie gestures after winning Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest men's competition
Matt Stonie gestures after winning Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest men's competition (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)
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Matt Stonie tops Joey Chestnut in hot dog eating contest

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, thwarting Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory.

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Category: Nation & World, News
Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, left, has a selfie taken with a supporter while participating in the Fourth of July Parade festivities in Amherst, N.H.
Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, left, has a selfie taken with a supporter while participating in the Fourth of July Parade festivities in Amherst, N.H. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter)
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Bush says he takes Trump’s immigration remarks personally

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says he is personally offended by rival Donald Trump's recent remarks about Mexico and immigrants and calls the remarks far outside the mainstream of Republican thought.

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, centre, Head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi, left, and Hossein Fereydoon, brother and close aide to President Hassan Rouhani, meet with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Vienna, Austria
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, centre, Head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi, left, and Hossein Fereydoon, brother and close aide to President Hassan Rouhani, meet with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Vienna, Austria (Carlos Barria/Pool via AP)
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Tentative agreement on Iran sanctions relief

VIENNA (AP) -- World powers and Iran have reached tentative agreement on sanctions relief for the Islamic Republic, among the most contentious issues in a long-term nuclear agreement that negotiators hope to clinch over the next several days, diplomats told The Associated Press on Saturday.

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Gov. Chris Christie greets people at Mary Ann's Diner July 3, 2015 in Derry, New Hampshire.
Gov. Chris Christie greets people at Mary Ann's Diner July 3, 2015 in Derry, New Hampshire.(Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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Rubio, Christie sleepover at the Romneys

NEWARK (AP) — 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney hosted two rival Republican presidential contenders at a holiday sleepover Friday evening.

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Posters reading "We vote en masse, no the agreement'' are seen under a Bank of Greece sign in Athens
Posters reading "We vote en masse, no the agreement'' are seen under a Bank of Greece sign in Athens (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
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Campaigns halt as Greeks face tough referendum choice

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Campaigns halt in Greece on Saturday on the eve of a closely watched bailout referendum - with voters in a dead heat over whether to defy creditors and push for better repayment terms or essentially seek new political leadership to find a compromise.

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Fireworks in Avon, Colorado
Fireworks in Avon, Colorado (YouTube)
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Fireworks shoot into Colorado crowd; 9 suffer minor burns

AVON, Colo. (AP) -- Officials say nine people suffered minor burns during an accident at a fireworks show in Colorado.

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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams watches Joey Chestnut, left, and Matt Stonie, right, during a news conference to promote the upcoming Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot-Dog Eating Contest
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams watches Joey Chestnut, left, and Matt Stonie, right, during a news conference to promote the upcoming Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot-Dog Eating Contest (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Eager eaters weigh-in ahead of Coney Island hot dog contest

NEW YORK (AP) -- Contestants have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island's Nathan's Famous.

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Members of the NYPD on patrol during the Fourth of July holiday period
Members of the NYPD on patrol during the Fourth of July holiday period (CBS New York)
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New York City beefs up security for July 4th weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is stepping up security throughout the city and encouraging vigilance over the July Fourth weekend as thousands of tourists stream into the city for festivities.

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Ferris Wheel Stuck
In this photo provided by Makayla Bell, the Ferris wheel known as the Orlando Eye is stopped Friday, July 3, 2015, in Orlando, Fla. (Makayla Bell via AP)
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400-foot Ferris wheel stops – All 66 riders safely taken off

A technical crew with The Orlando Eye safely evacuated all 66 stranded riders from the Ferris wheel that towers 400 feet over central Florida after the attraction shut down Friday afternoon, authorities said.

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New Balance Military
In this photo taken Wednesday, July 1, 2015, the New Balance proposed 950v2 sneaker is displayed at a manufacturing facility in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
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Military recruits still not using American-made sneakers

New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet.

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