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Photo by Getty Images(VIENNA) — The deadline passed three days ago, but the U.S. and Iran are still at it this July 4th weekend, trying to make an historic nuclear deal.

Secretary of State John Kerry met Friday with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Vienna to try to work through unresolved issues that prevented an agreement on a nuclear deal by the June 30 deadline.

Kerry said they have a lot of work to do and said there are “some tough issues.” Kerry said they will continue to work, Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday to try arrive at a conclusion.

“I think it’s fair to say that both sides are working extremely hard with a great sense of purpose in a good faith effort to make progress and we are making progress,” Kerry said.

Zarif also talked of progress.

“We’re all trying very hard in order to be able to move forward. And we have made some progress, there are still tough issues to discuss and to resolve but I think with political will, we will,” he said.

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kzenon/iStock/Thinkstock(FARGO, N.D.) — A North Dakota man who wanted to keep his obituary short and simple chose to communicate the news of his death in just two words.

Doug died.

The 85-year-old Douglas Legler died on June 27. His daughter Janet Stoll told ABC affiliate WDAY-TV “he just wanted it short and sweet. He came up with it. He said ‘all i want is “Doug Died.”‘ We were just trying to follow his wishes.”

Stoll said her dad didn’t try to be charismatic or funny, he just was. And despite having a bit of a gruff exterior at times, Stoll said he had a kind and tender heart.

And while Legler didn’t want to go on and on about details of his life, the public might now know more about him than they ever would have had he just run a typical obituary. The news outlet that ran the obit also ended up running a news story about the obit, and about Legler.

“He was very lighthearted and had a great sense of humor,” Stoll said. “He was very quick-witted, and funny. He was one of a kind, he really was. Everyone loved him that met him.”

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A man pulled a shark out of the water in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, on July 3, 2015. (Anna Korman) (KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C.) — Amid a string of shark attacks in North Carolina, two beach-goers turned the tables on one shark that got a little bit too close for comfort on Friday.

Two men were fishing in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, this morning when they caught a shark, witness Chloe Finlay told ABC News.

These photos, provided by witness Anna Korman, show one of the men grabbing the shark by its tail and pulling it right out of the water.

Stunned vacationers gathered on the sand, snapping photos of the shark up-close. Seven shark attacks have been reported in North Carolina in June, according to authorities.

A beach-goer told ABC News affiliate WRIC-TV in Richmond, Virginia the shark measured about 77 inches.

After the shark was measured, it was released back into the water, according to Finlay.

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A man pulled a shark out of the water in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, on July 3, 2015. (Anna Korman) (KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C.) — Amid a string of shark attacks in North Carolina, two beach-goers turned the tables on one shark that got a little bit too close for comfort on Friday.

Two men were fishing in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, this morning when they caught a shark, witness Chloe Finlay told ABC News.

These photos, provided by witness Anna Korman, show one of the men grabbing the shark by its tail and pulling it right out of the water.

Stunned vacationers gathered on the sand, snapping photos of the shark up-close. Seven shark attacks have been reported in North Carolina in June, according to authorities.

A beach-goer told ABC News affiliate WRIC-TV in Richmond, Virginia the shark measured about 77 inches.

After the shark was measured, it was released back into the water, according to Finlay.

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A California woman was shot and killed in an apparent random act of violence. (Courtesy of Steinle family)(SAN FRANCISCO) — A San Francisco woman was recently shot and killed in a seemingly “random shooting” while she was strolling and taking photos with her father in a tourist-heavy area of the city, according to the authorities and the victim’s family.

Kathryn Steinle, 31 — a medical sales rep was on her way to see her sister-in-law, who was expecting a baby — was shot in her upper torso at Pier 14 in San Francisco on Wednesday around 6:30 p.m., police said.

Despite a Good Samaritan helping officers attend to Steinle before paramedics arrived, she later died at San Francisco General Hospital.

The alleged shooter, Francisco Sanchez, 45, fled the scene, but officers found him in front of a restaurant in the area about an hour after Steinle was shot. Sanchez was on probation in Texas at the time of the shooting, and he has been formally charged with Steinle’s murder, according to authorities.

It was not clear what he was on probation for.

“There does not appear to be any connection between the victim and the suspect,” San Francisco Police Sgt. Mike Andraychak told ABC News affiliate KGO-TV. “At this point, it appears to be a random shooting incident.”

Sanchez has been previously deported five times and his criminal history includes seven prior felony convictions, four of which involve narcotics charges, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

It was not clear what the other convictions were for.

ICE said in a statement that Sanchez was turned over to the San Francisco Police Department this past March on an outstanding drug warrant and that the department requested that police keep Sanchez in custody based on his criminal background and a new case against him.

However, police did not honor the request, ICE said, adding that the case “illustrates the importance of jurisdictions working with ICE in order to avoid needless tragedy in their communities.”

San Francisco PD did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the allegations from ICE.

In the meantime, Steinle’s family is in shock and mourning, KGO-TV reported.

The victim’s brother, Brad Steinle, told KGO-TV his sister, who loved to make people laugh and smile, was supposed to see him the night she died to learn if he and his wife were expecting a boy or girl.

“She won’t get to meet my daughter,” Brad said through tears. “Cherish the people in your life, and who you love, and tell them you love them, cause I’ll never get to tell my sister that I love her again,”

Kathryn Steinle, who was went by “Kate,” lived in San Francisco, but grew up in the small town of Pleasanton, California. She graduated from Amador Valley High School in 2001, KGO-TV reported. She eventually made her way to the city, working as a medical device sales representative for Medtronic, the station added.

“We are saddened and shocked by this senseless act,” Medtronic said in a statement on Thursday. “Our thoughts and condolences are with Kate’s family and friends.”

On Thursday evening, flowers were left on Pier 14 to honor and remember Kate Steinle.

“She was amazing,” her friend, Heather Childress told KGO-TV. “She was a very compassionate person, her smile was infectious.”

Childress and other friends also told KGO-TV that Steinle was the kind of friend who was always there. When friends organized a charity bike ride for multiple sclerosis, Kate threw a fundraising dinner to help without being asked, they said.

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A California woman was shot and killed in an apparent random act of violence. (Courtesy of Steinle family)(SAN FRANCISCO) — A San Francisco woman was recently shot and killed in a seemingly “random shooting” while she was strolling and taking photos with her father in a tourist-heavy area of the city, according to the authorities and the victim’s family.

Kathryn Steinle, 31 — a medical sales rep was on her way to see her sister-in-law, who was expecting a baby — was shot in her upper torso at Pier 14 in San Francisco on Wednesday around 6:30 p.m., police said.

Despite a Good Samaritan helping officers attend to Steinle before paramedics arrived, she later died at San Francisco General Hospital.

The alleged shooter, Francisco Sanchez, 45, fled the scene, but officers found him in front of a restaurant in the area about an hour after Steinle was shot. Sanchez was on probation in Texas at the time of the shooting, and he has been formally charged with Steinle’s murder, according to authorities.

It was not clear what he was on probation for.

“There does not appear to be any connection between the victim and the suspect,” San Francisco Police Sgt. Mike Andraychak told ABC News affiliate KGO-TV. “At this point, it appears to be a random shooting incident.”

Sanchez has been previously deported five times and his criminal history includes seven prior felony convictions, four of which involve narcotics charges, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

It was not clear what the other convictions were for.

ICE said in a statement that Sanchez was turned over to the San Francisco Police Department this past March on an outstanding drug warrant and that the department requested that police keep Sanchez in custody based on his criminal background and a new case against him.

However, police did not honor the request, ICE said, adding that the case “illustrates the importance of jurisdictions working with ICE in order to avoid needless tragedy in their communities.”

San Francisco PD did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the allegations from ICE.

In the meantime, Steinle’s family is in shock and mourning, KGO-TV reported.

The victim’s brother, Brad Steinle, told KGO-TV his sister, who loved to make people laugh and smile, was supposed to see him the night she died to learn if he and his wife were expecting a boy or girl.

“She won’t get to meet my daughter,” Brad said through tears. “Cherish the people in your life, and who you love, and tell them you love them, cause I’ll never get to tell my sister that I love her again,”

Kathryn Steinle, who was went by “Kate,” lived in San Francisco, but grew up in the small town of Pleasanton, California. She graduated from Amador Valley High School in 2001, KGO-TV reported. She eventually made her way to the city, working as a medical device sales representative for Medtronic, the station added.

“We are saddened and shocked by this senseless act,” Medtronic said in a statement on Thursday. “Our thoughts and condolences are with Kate’s family and friends.”

On Thursday evening, flowers were left on Pier 14 to honor and remember Kate Steinle.

“She was amazing,” her friend, Heather Childress told KGO-TV. “She was a very compassionate person, her smile was infectious.”

Childress and other friends also told KGO-TV that Steinle was the kind of friend who was always there. When friends organized a charity bike ride for multiple sclerosis, Kate threw a fundraising dinner to help without being asked, they said.

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Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Hilary Swank is taking a break from her work to care for her dad, who recently had a lung transplant.

“My dad is living with me,” the 40-year-old Oscar winner revealed to HuffPost Live on Thursday. “I’m his sole caretaker right now.”

Swank said she has even put work on hold in order to care for her father, Stephen Swank, as he recovers.

“It’s a certain amount of time [to serve as a caretaker], but in a lifespan it’s a blink of an eye,” Swank said. “There’s been job opportunities I’ve passed on, and things that I said ‘I can’t,’ but really what we’re here for is our family.”

Making the decision to do so wasn’t hard, she said.

“There is nothing I want to do more other than being with my dad in this time of need,” the Million Dollar Baby actress said. “And if it wasn’t me taking care of him, I think I would always look back and regret that opportunity to be able to care of him and help him through this extraordinary time.”

She called it a “true honor.”

The time spent together has also brought Swank and her father closer together. The pair weren’t always so close, especially during Swank’s younger years.

“We’re super close,” she said. “The bond that we’ve made in this time, might make up for some of that time we didn’t have. We didn’t have that one-on-one time together. It’s actually kind of healing.”

Meanwhile, father and daughter are making new memories.

“He’s good-natured and giving. He has a great sense of humor. It’s easy to be with my dad,” she said. “It’s easy to hang out. He’s an easy guest to have in my home.”

On Father’s Day, Swank posted a photo of her and her dad on the beach.

“#HappyFathersDay to my dear Father!” she wrote. “And, to all the Fathers out there! Today and always we cherish you!!”

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Clive Brunskill/Getty Images(LONDON) — Serena Williams was forced to three sets against Heather Watson in the third round of Wimbledon Friday, but managed to come out on top to continue her quest towards winning a Grand Slam.

Williams, the top-seeded player, beat Britain’s Watson 6-2, 4-6, 7-5.

She will now play her sister, Venus Williams, in the fourth round.

Should Serena Williams win at Wimbledon and then the US Open later this summer, she would become the first player to win all four legs of the Grand Slam in the same year since Steffi Graf did it in 1988.

Williams defeated Maria Sharapova and Lucie Safarova earlier this year to win the Australian Open and French Open, respectively.

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Image Courtesy Atlantic Records(NEW ORLEANS) — Fans have been waiting patiently for Sevyn’s debut album, On the Verge. Still, they won’t have to wait much longer for new music.

Although the R&B singer hasn’t announced a release date for her album, she tells ABC Radio at the Essence Music Festival 2015 in New Orleans that she plans to release new music later this month.

“I’m a singer/songwriter; a lot of people know that. And I had certain songs that I didn’t know if I wanted to carry over to my album because I didn’t want to bring that energy over, but I still love them,” she says.

“I feel like even though I’m not in that space, somebody is going through it. So I was like I wanna put that out anyway,” Sevyn continues. “So I’m putting new music out on the 17th. I’m very excited about that.”

Sevyn has already released “Don’t Kill the Fun” with Chris Brown and her latest single, “4th Street,” which are expected to appear on her album. On the Verge is set to be released later this year.

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Mario Tama/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Jim Carrey has apologized to the family of a young child with autism after posting pictures of the boy without their permission during an extended Twitter rant about California’s new vaccine legislation.

The Truman Show star tweeted his mea culpa Thursday night, apologizing to the family of Alex Echols of Eugene, Oregon.

It all began Tuesday, when the 53-year-old actor and comedian went on a tirade about California’s new law that eliminates vaccine exemptions for personal or religious reasons.

Although the scientific consensus is that vaccines do not cause autism and well-known autism advocacy group, Autism Speaks, has been urging parents to vaccinate their children, Carrey remains part of a group of people who feel the ingredients in vaccines are potentially harmful.

In one of his tweets Wednesday, Carrey wrote, “A trillion dollars buys a lot of expert opinions. Will it buy you? TOXIN FREE VACCINES, A REASONABLE REQUEST!” and attached photos of distressed-looking children, including one boy crying with his arms behind his head.

That boy turned out to be Alex Echols, and his family was not at all happy to see it included in Carrey’s anti-vaccine rant.

The boy’s mother, Karen Echols, and aunt, Elizabeth Welch, responded on social media after seeing Alex’s photo.

Posting a copy of Carrey’s tweet on Instagram, Welch explained that although Alex does have autism, he was diagnosed with it before receiving any vaccinations. Alex was born with tuberous sclerosis or TSC, she said, which can cause benign tumors to grow all over the body, including the brain. Many children with TSC have autism.

“I’m very disgusted and sickened that a celebrity would use a photo like this that was used in the first place to spread awareness of Tuberous Sclerosis to mock him and and my sister for vaccinations,” Welch wrote on Instagram. “Even if that was not his intended outcome, it is what happened. Please spread this, and let’s try to get this tweet removed.”

Carrey did remove Alex’s picture and apologized, which was noted by the boy’s mother.

In a way, the actor did bring attention to tuberous sclerosis, even if that wasn’t his intention.

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