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ROBERT SCHULLER HANDS OFF REINS OF MEGACHURCH

GARDEN GROVE, Calif.

The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, founder of Southern California's Crystal Cathedral and host of the Hour of Power televangelism broadcast, announced Sunday he will retire after 55 years in the pulpit. The 83-year-old told his congregation that his daughter, Sheila Schuller Coleman, will become sole lead pastor. The elder Schuller will remain on the church's board of directors. His son, the Rev. Robert A. Schuller, split from the church two yeas ago.

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BERLIN

Temperature on trains hits 122

A grueling heat wave shut down the air-conditioning in three high-tech trains in Germany, leaving dozens of passengers near collapse trapped in temperatures of up to 122 degrees, authorities said Sunday. At least 52 people needed medical treatment, the national railway system, Deutsche Bahn, said.

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Elsewhere

Just the "Y": The organization known as the YMCA is now to be called "the Y" as the Young Men's Christian Association, as it was founded 166 years ago in England, undergoes a major rebranding.

Kampala, Uganda: Bombs at two sites in Uganda's capital killed 64 people - including an American - watching the World Cup soccer final on TV. No one claimed responsibility.

Tehran, Iran: The stoning death sentence for an Iranian woman convicted of adultery will not be implemented for now, said a judicial official on Sunday.

Kingston, Jamaica: Sugar Minott, a smooth-voiced singer and producer who helped to popularize reggae music, has died at 54; no cause was released.

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