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4 weeks ago in National, World

Kerry urges Iraq not to let politics impede war against ISIS

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, visiting Baghdad on Friday, urged Iraq not to let its political crisis interfere with the fight against Islamic State and voiced unequivocal support for Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.

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4 weeks ago in National, World

Pope calls for compassionate Church open to ‘imperfect’ Catholics

Pope Francis on Friday called for a Church that was less strict and more compassionate towards "imperfect" Catholics, such as those who divorced and remarried, saying "no one can be condemned forever".

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4 weeks ago in National

Cyber fraudsters reap $2.3 billion through email wire-transfer scams

Businesses have lost billions of dollars to fast-growing scams where fraudsters impersonate company executives in emails that order staff to transfer to accounts controlled by criminals, according to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Warriors beat Spurs, sew up home court advantage

The Golden State Warriors clinched home-court advantage through the NBA playoffs on Thursday night, riding a strong defensive performance to a 112-101 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in a historic meeting of the league's top two teams.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Arnie’s Army comes out to salute the ‘King’

Too frail to perform his duties, the 86-year-old Palmer looked on longingly from a white lawn chair as the two other members of golf's "Big Three," longtime rivals and friends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, soldiered on without him to get the year's first major off to an emotional start.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Anne Hathaway is a mom

The Oscar winner and her husband Adam Shulman welcomed a baby boy called Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman on March 24

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at today's sports headlines.

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4 weeks ago in National

Texas teen’s death spurs renewed call to fix recalled cars

The brother of a Texas teenager killed by shrapnel from an exploding Takata Corp air bag said on Thursday that his family never received a recall notice about the defective vehicle safety device.

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

A ’10-second’ journey through the history of rock and roll

65 songs - in just 10-second snippets - take you on a tour through history from rock's '50s roots to current day.

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4 weeks ago in National

Ted Cruz hit with ‘New York values’; Trump gets Giuliani backing

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas is getting a taste of the "New York values" he derided in Iowa as Republicans turn to the next big U.S. presidential contest in the home state of front-runner Donald Trump.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

Guilty conscience: Stolen sign returned after 30 years

It took 30 years, but a guilty conscience led someone who stole a large metal sign in Florida to return it — along with a $50 money order — to the New Smyrna Beach Police Department.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 8

A look back on the notable Hollywood milestones from years past.

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4 weeks ago in Lifestyle

FBI director says unlocking method won’t work on newer iPhones

The Federal Bureau of Investigation's secret method for unlocking the iPhone 5c used by one of the San Bernardino shooters will not work on newer models, FBI Director James Comey said.

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4 weeks ago in National

U.S. senators reach deal to bolster airport security

Republicans and Democrats in the Senate reached a deal on Thursday to boost travel security at airports in the aftermath of the Brussels attacks, according to a source familiar with the matter.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Rogue One’ trailer unveils female hero

Delighted fans got their first look at the spin-off film set in the "Star Wars" universe which comes soon after JJ Abrams' successful reboot of the intergalactic saga last year.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: McCarthy shines in ‘The Boss’

Sharp wit, foul language, and bodily humor combine to offer an appealing repertoire of McCarthy’s talents. However, the supporting cast is underutilized, and the movie itself falls flat.

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4 weeks ago in Music

Steven Tyler contemplating Aerosmith farewell tour

The band is currently on a hiatus while frontman Steven tackles a bid as a solo country music artist, but he is planning to regroup with the "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" hitmakers to hit the road again next year - and it may well be a goodbye trek.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment, Sports

John Oliver sends more ‘riff-raff’ to Yankee Stadium

The premium seats are going for cheap, thanks to the "Last Week Tonight" host.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

2 finalists set for last ‘American Idol’ showdown

The "American Idol" series finale airs tonight.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

‘Monster’ alligator killed in Florida hunt

A 780-pound "monster" alligator slain in a Florida hunt and hauled out of the water with a farm tractor falls short of the state record for length, a wildlife official said.

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10 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Oregon Trail,’ ‘Sonic’ join World Video Game Hall of Fame

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Last year, "Super Mario Bros." and "Pong" were among the first inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The class of 2016 is just as strong.

13 hours ago in Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane returning to Fox with new sci-fi series

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The "Family Guy" star is producing a new series set 300 years in the future.

16 hours ago in Music

‘You can’t always get what you want,’ Stones tell Trump

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The Rolling Stones told Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump on Wednesday to stop using the band's music for his campaign after artists such as Adele and R.E.M. made the same request.

17 hours ago in Entertainment

Channing Tatum bringing ‘Magic Mike’ to Sin City

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The actor, who starred and produced in both the 2012 film and its 2015 sequel "Magic Mike XXL" made the announcement in a Facebook Live video on Wednesday, revealing "Magic Mike Live" will be coming to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in March, 2017.

17 hours ago in Entertainment

YouTube plans online TV service

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YouTube is working on a paid subscription service called Unplugged that would offer customers a bundle of cable TV channels streamed over the Internet.