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Last Update on July 11, 2014 07:12 GMT

IN THE NEWS: VA. POLICE WON'T SEEK NUDE PIX OF SEXTING SUSPECT

McLEAN, Va. (AP) -- It had a certain "eewww" factor to it -- and now police in Manassas, Virginia have decided against it. They won't go forward with plans to take sexually explicit photos of a 17-year-old to prove a sexting case against him. The plan by police and prosecutors to take pictures of the teen in an aroused state had produced a wave of criticism. Police had said they wanted the pictures to compare to photos he's accused of sending to his 15-year-old girlfriend at the time. But now they're backing away from that approach -- and will let a search warrant authorizing the photos expire.

IN THE NEWS: VERIZON ADDING WIRELESS CUSTOMERS

NEW YORK (AP) -- The nation's largest wireless category says it's getting stronger. Verizon says it added more than 1.4 million long-term wireless subscribers in the second quarter of this season. The report comes in advance of the firm's second-quarter earnings report, which is due July 22. Verizon says the gains in the April-to-June period came in both smartphones and tablets.

 
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