STARBUCKS TO RAISE PRICES BEGINNING TODAY, WITH INCREASES RANGING FROM 5 TO 20 CENTS FOR DRINKS *

SMALL AND LARGE BREWED COFFEE WILL EACH GO UP BY 10 CENTS IN MOST AREAS, BRINGING PRICE OF A LARGE TO $2.45 IN MOST U.S. STORES *

SEATTLE-BASED STARBUCKS ALSO RAISED PRICES NATIONALLY ABOUT A YR AGO *

NYC AGREES TO PAY TOTAL OF $332,500 TO SIX OCCUPY WALL STREET PROTESTERS WHO CLAIM POLICE UNJUSTLY BLASTED THEM WITH PEPPER SPRAY *

SETTLEMENTS RANGE FROM $52,500 TO $60,000 PER PERSON...CASES STEM FROM A MANHATTAN MARCH IN OCCUPY'S EARLY DAYS OF SEPT 2011 *

CITY'S LAW DEPT SAYS SETTLING WAS IN CITY'S BEST INTEREST *

CONVICTED BOSTON MARATHON BOMBER DZHOKHAR TSARNAEV FILES MOTION FOR NEW TRIAL, LESS THAN TWO WKS AFTER FORMALLY BEING SENTENCED TO DEATH *

MOTION DID NOT CONTAIN DETAILS OF GROUNDS ON WHICH TSARNAEV'S ATTYS PLAN TO ARGUE, SAYING ONLY A NEW TRIAL IS "REQUIRED IN THE INTERESTS OF JUSTICE" *

21-YEAR-OLD TSARNAEV WAS CONVICTED OF 30 CHARGES IN APRIL 2013 ATTACK THAT KILLED THREE AND WOUNDED MORE THAN 260 *

SAME JURY RECOMMENDED DEATH PENALTY, AND A FED JUDGE FORMALLY SENTENCED HIM ON JUNE 24 *

DUTCH PM MARK RUTTE SAYS GREECE WILL HAVE TO ACCEPT DEEP REFORMS IF IT WANTS TO REMAIN IN EUROZONE *

IN PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE FOLLOWING SUNDAY'S "NO" VOTE ON A BAILOUT PACKAGE, RUTTE SAYS HIS GOVT IS NOT WILLING TO COMMIT ANY MORE FUNDS TO GREECE UNLESS IT COMMITS TO REFORM *

HE ADDS THAT CREDITORS HAVE NO PLANS TO DRAFT A NEW PROPOSAL, AND IT'S UP TO GREEK GOVT TO COME UP WITH A NEW PLAN *

SOUTH CAROLINA SENATE VOTES 37-3 TO REMOVE THE CONFEDERATE BATTLE FLAG FROM THE STATEHOUSE GROUNDS *

BILL MUST STILL BE PASSED BY A TWO-THIRDS VOTE IN THE HOUSE TO BE SIGNED BY GOV NIKKI HALEY (R) *

VOTE COMES LESS THAN A MONTH AFTER THE KILLING OF NINE BLACK PEOPLE AT A HISTORIC CHARLESTON CHURCH, ALLEGEDLY BY A YOUNG WHITE MAN WITH WHITE-SUPREMACIST SYMPATHIES *

PRES OBAMA MAKES RARE PENTAGON VISIT TO MEET WITH MORE THAN 30 MILITARY LEADERS ON ISIS CAMPAIGN *

THE PRES CONCEDES THAT CONFRONTING AND DESTROYING ISIS WILL BE A LONG-TERM EFFORT, BUT SAYS U.S. AND ALLIES ARE MAKING PROGRESS AND HAVE REDUCED TERRORISTS' FOOTHOLD IN IRAQ *

OBAMA ADDS U.S. IS DOING A GOOD JOB OF PREVENTING LARGE-SCALE ATTACKS ON THE HOMELAND, BUT SAYS LONE-WOLF TERRORISTS OR SMALL CELLS ARE HARDER TO DETECT, AND AUTHORITIES MUST REMAIN VIGILANT *

NEGOTIATORS FROM WORLD POWERS AND IRAN MEETING IN VIENNA IN ATTEMPT TO REACH NUCLEAR DEAL BEFORE SELF-IMPOSED DEADLINE TUES *

ON SUN, SECY OF STATE JOHN KERRY SAID INTL COMMUNITY AND IRAN "HAVE NEVER BEEN CLOSER" TO A NUCLEAR DEAL, BUT CAUTIONED NEGOTIATIONS COULD STILL "GO EITHER WAY" *

U.S. AND OTHER WORLD POWERS ARE SEEKING TO CURTAIL IRAN'S ENRICHMENT OF URANIUM IN EXCHANGE FOR AN EASING OF ECONOMIC SANCTIONS ON TEHRAN *

PROSECUTORS CHARGE A MEXICAN ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT WITH MURDER IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF A WOMAN ON A PIER IN SAN FRANCISCO *

45-YR-OLD FRANCISCO SANCHEZ, WHO'S BEEN DEPORTED FIVE TIMES AND HAS SEVEN PRIOR FELONY CONVICTIONS, IS EXPECTED TO BE ARRAIGNED TUES IN THE DEATH OF 32-YR-OLD KATHRYN STEINLE *

SANCHEZ WAS RELEASED FROM JAIL IN APRIL AFTER LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT DECLINED TO PROSECUTE HIM ON A DECADE-OLD DRUG CHARGE *

DESPITE REQUEST FROM FED IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS TO BE NOTIFIED OF HIS RELEASE, CITY AUTHORITIES DID NOT INFORM THE FEDS BECAUSE OF A SO-CALLED SANCTUARY LAW THAT PREVENTS CITY WORKERS FROM COOPERATING WITH FED AUTHORITIES ON IMMIGRATION CASES *

KENYAN OFFICIAL SAYS AT LEAST 14 PEOPLE DEAD, 11 INJURED IN AN ATTACK BY AL-SHABAB MILITANTS *

TUESDAY'S ATTACK NEAR THE KENYAN BORDER WITH SOMALIA IS ONE OF SEVERAL BY AL-SHABAB IN THAT AREA OVER THE LAST EIGHT MONTHS, KILLING AT LEAST 85 PEOPLE *

THE AL QAEDA-LINKED TERROR ORG HAS VOWED TO ATTACK KENYA AS RETRIBUTION FOR SENDING GOVT TROOPS TO SOMALIA *

GREEK PM ALEXIS TSIPRAS HEADING TO EMERGENCY MEETING IN BRUSSELS TO DISCUSS A RESCUE DEAL WITH EUROPEAN LEADERS *

EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK REFUSING TO INCREASE HELP FOR GREEK BANKS UNLESS THAT DEAL IS REACHED *

MEANTIME, GREEK GOVT NAMES LEAD BAILOUT NEGOTIATOR EUCLID TSAKALOTOS AS COUNTRY'S NEW FINANCE MIN *

TSAKALOTOS REPLACES YANIS VAROUFAKIS, WHO QUIT EARLIER MON, SAYING HIS DEPARTURE WOULD HELP GREECE AND ITS CREDITORS REACH A SOLUTION *

GREECE ON SUN VOTED OVERWHELMINGLY AGAINST A REFERENDUM ON CREDITORS' TERMS FOR A RESCUE LOAN *

NEWLY UNSEALED COURT DOCUMENTS SHOW BILL COSBY ADMITTED TO DRUGGING A WOMAN WITH BENADRYL *

THAT SEXUAL-ABUSE LAWSUIT WAS SETTLED IN 2006 FOR UNDISCLOSED TERMS *

THE SHAMED COMEDIAN TESTIFIED IN 2005 HE ALSO PROCURED QUAALUDES WITH THE INTENT OF GIVING THEM TO "OTHER PEOPLE" *

MORE THAN TWO DOZEN WOMEN HAVE ACCUSED COSBY OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT IN INCIDENTS DATING BACK FOUR DECADES *

HE HAS NEVER BEEN CHARGED *