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Severe storms in Indiana...NATO discusses Russia...Diploma oops

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jun. 25, 2014 at 1:00 a.m.



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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The National Weather Service says a tornado was one of several storms that struck southwestern Indiana Tuesday, damaging a few homes. Thunderstorms sprang up near Terre Haute and moved northeast toward Indianapolis, becoming more severe along the way. But no injuries have been reported. The twister in Hendricks County had an estimated wind speed of 100 mph.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland's Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has won the Democratic primary for governor as the state chooses a successor to outgoing Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley. In Mississippi, six-term Sen. Thad Cochran survived a Republican primary battle against tea party favorite Chris McDaniel.

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's secretary general says there are "no signs" Russia is respecting its international commitments over Ukraine, and Anders Fogh Rasmussen (AHN'-derz fohg RAHS'-moo-sihn) says the U.S.-led alliance will consider what to do next. The alliance's foreign ministers, including Secretary of State John Kerry, are meeting Wednesday in Brussels to review NATO's relations with Russia.

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian official says about 80 Palestinian prisoners have ended their hunger strike after 63 days after reaching a deal with Israel. Since 2012, Palestinian prisoners have staged a series of hunger strikes to protest the practice of keeping some prisoners in custody for months without charges. Israel has defended the policy as a necessary tool to stop militant activity.

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communication recently gave 30 diplomas to graduates on which the word "integrated" was spelled without the 'n.' Medill's journalism residency coordinator says diplomas are issued by the university and that new ones will be provided.

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