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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, June 27.

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Benghazi suspect expected to arrive in U.S. this weekend

A suspected leader of the 2012 attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi is expected to arrive after his journey at sea.

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World’s ‘ugliest’ dog gets makeover

Peanut goes from "ugliest" to dog-gone adorable.

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World Cup: Germany, U.S., Algeria advance

Germany, the U.S., and Algeria sealed the last 16 World Cup places on Thursday but much of the spotlight was on the tournament's bad boy Luis Suarez.

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Iraq helicopters fire on campus in insurgent-held city

Iraqi helicopters fired on a university in Tikrit to dislodge insurgents who overran the city and brought them close to Baghdad.

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Obama sends $60M war-funding request to Congress

The White House sent Congress a 2015 war-funding request on Thursday of nearly $60 billion, a drop of $20 billion.

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2014 NBA draft: An international affair

Four of the first eight players selected into the world's leading professional basketball league came from outside the United States.

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Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese teaming up for TV drama

The untitled TV project from the Rolling Stones frontman follows the exploits of a record executive in 1970s New York.

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Obama urges Central Americans to not send children to U.S. border

President Barack Obama appealed to Central American parents in his most forceful comments yet on the emerging humanitarian crisis.

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Katy Perry named highest-selling digital act

With 72 million digital singles to her name, Perry becomes the first artist to surpass 70 million.

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Cavaliers select Wiggins as top pick in NBA draft

Andrew Wiggins from the University of Kansas was taken with the number one pick of the 2014 NBA draft.

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State wage increase skewed by King County

Average wage gets boost from Seattle tech jobs

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Local economist sees small increases over next year

Chamber of Commerce speaker gives insight into local economy

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Police: Former Chik-fil-A employee robs KFC

A recently-fired Chik-fil-A employee is accused of robbing the store's competitor at gunpoint.

Last year berry pickers picketed pay and conditions at Sakuma Brothers Farm.

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Judge: Sakuma Brothers must house worker’s families

Berry workers will get housing for non-working family

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New Nexus facility opening

Bigger building, better parking at new Nexus facility

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Today in entertainment history: June 27

A look back on the headlines in Hollywood's history books.

Washington's C.J. Wilcox races up court against Colorado in the second half of an NCAA men's basketball game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Seattle. Washington won 71-54.

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Husky guard Wilcox selected by Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers selected Washington guard C.J. Wilcox with the 28th overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night.

Virginia's Joe Harris (12) goes to the basket against Duke in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, March 16, 2014. Virginia won 72-63. Harris was the tournament MVP.

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Chelan native Harris taken by Cavaliers

The Cavaliers have selected Virginia shooting guard Joe Harris with the No. 33 overall pick in the NBA draft.

Diageo, the world's leading premium drinks business, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced a new multiyear marketing partnership that will make Diageo the exclusive spirits partner of the league. (PRNewsFoto/Diageo) THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED BY PRNewsfoto and is for EDITORIAL USE ONLY**

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Wolves take UCLA G Zach LaVine at No. 13

The former Bothell High School star heads to the NBA after just one season with the Bruins.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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REVIEW: Scarlett Johansson gets brainy in ‘Lucy’

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A ridiculous premise doesn't have to sink a film, and Luc Besson's "Lucy" actually gets off to a solid start.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: The week's hit pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Overjoyed dog almost passes out from excitement

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This schnauzer can't even handle how excited it is when a family member returns home.

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Bon Jovi honored for charity work

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The rocker will be recognized for his philanthropy.