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The nominations are in

LOS ANGELES, Ca (FOX44) - Nominations for the 63rd primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning in Los Angeles. This year's leading nominee was the miniseries "Mildred Pierce", receiving 21 nominations.

Real or not

AUSTRALIA (FOX44) - CROC-ZILLA! This picture is all over the internet, and some are questioning whether or not it's real.

Two California fishermen fight shark to stay alive

CALIFORNIA (FOX44) - Usually it's the fisherman pulling sea life out of the ocean for food, but this one shark must have not gotten the memo.

Roger Clemens case results in mistrail

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FOX44) - It's a mistrial for Roger Clemens, the ex-baseball star charged with lying to congress about steroid use.

On this day in history, the first sporting event in color is televised

1798 - The U.S. Congress passed the Sedition Act. The act made it a federal crime to write, publish, or utter false or malicious statements about the U.S. government. 1868 - Alvin J. Fellows patented the tape measure.

India, Brazil, China, Spain

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – India, the business capital was rocked by three almost simultaneous blasts just before 7-p.m. local time, when the streets were crowded with commuters and shoppers.

If deficit deal isn't made, some Americans may suffer

NATIONAL (FOX44) - Millions of Americans may not get their Social Security checks next month.

The "Girls Gone Wild" crew have a wild crash in Ohio

DELAWARE, Oh (FOX44) - The production bus for the reality TV show, "Girls Gone Wild" lost part of its top near Columbus, Ohio. The accident happened in Delaware, Ohio at a spot known as "The Can Opener."

On this day in history, the All-Star Game was played for the first time outside the United States

1787 - The U.S. Congress, under the Articles of Confederation, enacted the Northwest Ordinance, which established the rules for governing the Northwest Territory, for admitting new states to the Union and limiting the expansion of slavery.

The Philippines, Afghanistan, Bolivia, China, Hungary

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – The Philippines, police say an American woman, her son, and a relative are now being held by the suspects. A witness says the three were dragged to a boat and vanished.