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‘He was Southend’: Tributes paid to slain British lawmaker
‘He was Southend’: Tributes paid to slain British lawmaker

LEIGH-ON SEA, England, -- David Amess, a man of people and a hardworking British lawmaker, was a man who served his constituents for nearly 40 years.

Cher sues Sonny Bono's heirs over song and record revenues
Cher sues Sonny Bono's heirs over song and record revenues

Cher sued Sonny Bono's widow over royalties earned on Cher songs like "I Got You Babe" or "The Beat Goes On."

UN starts vaccinating people against Ebola in Congo
UN starts vaccinating people against Ebola in Congo
FDA approves the first electronic cigarette. It cites benefits for smokers
FDA approves the first electronic cigarette. It cites benefits for smokers
More than 130 countries have reached an agreement on corporate minimum taxes
More than 130 countries have reached an agreement on corporate minimum taxes
After an oil spillage, California's Surf City USA beach is reopened
After an oil spillage, California's Surf City USA beach is reopened

Swimmers and surfers returned to the waves at a beach in Southern California Monday after a pipeline leaking crude oil into the sea. The beach was closed for more than a week.

Southwest cancels hundreds more flights; passengers stranded
Southwest cancels hundreds more flights; passengers stranded

Southwest Airlines cancelled more than 350 flights Monday after a weekend of severe disruptions. The airline blamed bad weather and problems with air traffic control. Pilots union criticized Southwest Airlines for not responding to minor challenges that would have presented other airlines.

Matt Amodio's historic run on TV's "Jeopardy!" ends
Matt Amodio's historic run on TV's "Jeopardy!" ends