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FBI Director James Comey said his agency is not recommending that charges be brought against Hillary Clinton after a yearlong investigation into her use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state. “Although there is evidence of potential violations of the statutes regarding the handling of classified information, our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case,” Comey said in a news conference Tuesday. 

VOTE 2016
--A "fired up" President Barack Obama took the stage in North Carolina today to stump for his onetime political rival Hillary Clinton, being greeted by the crowed with thunderous applause and saying no one has been "more qualified for this office than Hillary Clinton."
--Donald Trump wasted no time in reacting to the FBI's decision not to indite Hillary Clinton by saying "the system is rigged." Trump was joined on the campaign trail by possible VP contender Senator Bob Corker (R-TN)
-- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday he will speak at the Republican National Convention. 

The Associated Press reports pilots tried to extinguish a fire on board the EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea in May, Egyptian investigators said Tuesday after analyzing a recovered cockpit voice recorder. The recordings were consistent with data previously recovered from the plane's wreckage that showed heat, fire and smoke around a bathroom and the avionics area, they said, speaking on condition of anonymity because an official press statement has yet to be released.

The highest ranking officer charged for his alleged role in the Freddie Gray case is set to be tried before a Baltimore Circuit Court judge this Thursday.

--Alton Sterling, 37, was shot by a Baton Rouge Police officer early Tuesday morning in front of the Triple S Food Mart convenience store. Officers responded to the store about 12:35 a.m. after an anonymous caller indicated a man selling music CDs and wearing a red shirt threatened him with a gun, police said in a statement. The two officers, who appear to be white in the video of the incident, had some type of altercation with Sterling, a black man and one officer fatally shot him. The two Baton Rouge police officers are on administrative leave per standard procedure.
--Protesters took to the streets in Baton Rouge Tuesday over the shooting.

A shooting situation that's triggered the evacuation of a neighborhood in an Atlanta suburb this evening/Tuesday evening. Paulding County Fire spokesman Steve Mapes says a male subject was shooting at neighbors just outside the city of Hiram. The subject's is still barricaded in a house after firing upon deputies called to the scene.

Police are still investigating the explosion in New York City's Central Park this weekend that seriously injured an 18-year-old college student. Connor Golden of Fairfax, Virginia, was climbing rocks in the park Sunday morning with two friends when the explosion occurred, severely injuring his foot. His family told ABC News that his left foot has been amputated. He's in serious but stable condition. "His life will never be the same," his grandmother Roberta Golden said. New York Police Department Lt. Mark Torre said there's no indication the blast was terrorism-related.

Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympic and Paralympic athlete who killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, by firing four bullets through a closed toilet door, will learn on Wednesday how long he will spend in prison for murder.

The next crew to head to the International Space Station blasts off Wednesday. NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin of Roscosmos and Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency will take off from Kazakhstan on a Russian-made rocket. The group will first complete 34 Earth orbits to test the upgraded Soyuz spacecraft they’ll be flying in before finally docking at the ISS on July 9th. Once aboard ISS, they’ll participate in several hundred experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science and Earth sciences. Liftoff scheduled for 9:36pm ET.

As an "unprecedented" amount of toxic algae blooms continues to infest miles of southern Florida's coastline and waterways, many residents have been left wondering how the problem started in the first place. Officials believe the root of the algal blooms, which have been described as "vile"-smelling and "guacamole-thick," can be traced to Lake Okeechobee -- the nation's second largest freshwater lake and the largest lake in Florida.

As health officials keep close eyes on the spread of Zika virus ... A Long Island town says it's got a safe, natural way of dealing with mosquitoes and the diseases they spread...bats. 

The CPSC will issue a recall on 500,000 hoverboards Wednesday morning.  Devices made by Swagway make up more than half of those named in the recall.  At least 10 companies are involved in the recall, including online retailer  The recall is for the fire hazard only, though the CPSC tells me it is still very much concerned about the fall hazard and continues to look at that. 

Gas prices drop 4 percent nationwide. 

The Holy See press office announced that the Pope met the parents of Beau Solomon Wednesday morning in the Vatican.Solomon was reported missing last week and found dead a few days later. Italian authorities have arrested a homeless man in connection with Solomon's death.
70th birthday of Sylvester Stallone, New York-born actor, screenwriter and filmmaker best known for writing and starring in the 'Rocky' and 'Rambo' films, with the former seeing him nominated for two Academy Awards - Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay.