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1 month ago in National

Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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1 month ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Pranksters,’ Miles Davis biopic among new movies

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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1 month ago in Sports

Cinderellas dream of wearing World Series crown

The Royals and New York Mets, who battled in last year's Fall Classic, meet to launch the season on Sunday and could well return to glory, but it is Chicago and their drive to end a 107-year drought who are the darlings heading into the campaign.

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1 month ago in Entertainment

Dog bras, baby jobs highlight April Fools’ Day

In a political year when reality has often seemed stranger than fiction, pranksters had to work particularly hard in coming up with April Fools Day jokes that rose above the daily noise of the U.S. presidential campaign.

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1 month ago in National

Strong U.S. jobs report unlikely to sway cautious Fed

U.S. employment increased solidly in March and wages rebounded, underscoring the economy's resilience, but the Federal Reserve is expected to remain cautious in raising interest rates this year due to slowing global growth.

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Mark Hamill teases ‘Star Wars’ spoiler

The actor has promised to give away a plot spoiler from the next movie if he reaches a million Twitter followers.

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1 month ago in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Hulu & Amazon this April

There's lots of good stuff headed your way!

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1 month ago in Entertainment, Weird

Google April Fool’s prank backfires big time

Google is acknowledging that it pranked itself after an April Fool's Day Gmail tweak angered some people who use Google's email for work.

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Ain’t no party like a Netflix Party ’cause a Netflix Party don’t stop

... until you run out of stuff to binge watch.

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This is possibly the best ‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant ever

This is a game show and this guy came to play!

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1 month ago in Music

Lemmy lives on in final Motorhead concert footage

The heavy metal act invited a camera crew to film shows and backstage antics towards the end of the group's 2015 tour, not knowing the dates would be Lemmy's last.

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1 month ago in National

Conservatives push for nearly unthinkable death penalty ban

The push from the political advocacy group Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty and lawmakers in places such as Nebraska would have been unthinkable a few years ago when it would have been conservative heresy to end capital punishment, a program seen as bedrock issue of the law-and-order policies embraced by the party.

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1 month ago in Sports

PREVIEW: The Final Four

March Madness lived up to its billing, filled with upsets, crazy finishes and memorable performances.

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1 month ago in Sports

Canadian hockey fans mourn as country’s teams miss NHL playoffs

Hockey fans in Canada, where the sport is followed with religious fervor, mourned after learning that for the first time in 46 years no Canadian NHL team will make the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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1 month ago in Music

Stars gather for musical tribute to David Bowie

The event honoring Bowie was originally planned to take place before his death, from cancer, on Jan. 10.

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1 month ago in Sports

Self, Valentine honored as coach, player of the year

Bill Self, who led Kansas to the No. 1 ranking in the final weekly poll and its 12th straight Big 12 title, is The Associated Press Coach of the Year.

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1 month ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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1 month ago in National

FCC advances privacy proposal for U.S. internet users

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday advanced a proposal to ensure the privacy of broadband Internet users by barring providers from collecting user data without consent.

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1 month ago in National, World

U.S., Japan, South Korea warn North Korea over ‘provocations’

U.S. President Barack Obama joined South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday, vowing to ramp up pressure on North Korea in response to its recent nuclear and missile tests.

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1 month ago in National, World

Republicans alarmed at talk U.S. may ease Iran trade

U.S. Republican lawmakers voiced deep concern on Thursday about reports that the Obama administration might allow Iran to use the dollar in some business transactions, although no such plans have been announced.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

2 days ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

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Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

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The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

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‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

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Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.