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  • r. kelly

    2 hours ago

    Singer R. Kelly in Chicago Police Custody

    Singer R. Kelly in Chicago Police Custody

    R. Kelly surrendered to Chicago police Friday night after being ushered away from his West Side recording studio in a black van. Kelly was indicted on charges of criminal sexual abuse in Illinois' Cook County...

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  • 6 hours ago

    Venezuela Opposition Leader Guaido Appears at Aid Concert

    Venezuela Opposition Leader Guaido Appears at Aid Concert

    Defying orders banning him from leaving the country, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido made a surprise appearance at a star-studded aid concert in neighboring Colombia, joining thousands of other...

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  • jussie smollett

    Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    'Empire' Removes Smollett's Character From Last 2 Episodes

    'Empire' Removes Smollett's Character From Last 2 Episodes

    "Empire" star Jussie Smollett is being removed from the final two episodes of the season, producers announced Friday, one day after Smollett turned himself in to police over accusations he staged a hate crime...

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  • 6 hours ago

    Trump Picks Ambassador to Canada for UN Post

    Trump Picks Ambassador to Canada for UN Post

    President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Trump said in a pair of tweets...

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  • 6 hours ago

    Fact Check: Trump’s Habit of Inflating Trade Deficits

    Fact Check: Trump’s Habit of Inflating Trade Deficits

    When asked whether he would impose tariffs on cars imported from the European Union, President Donald Trump, as he regularly does, used an inflated figure for the trade balance between the U.S. and the EU....

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  • Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

    Timeline: Jussie Smollett’s Alleged Chicago Attack

    Timeline: Jussie Smollett’s Alleged Chicago Attack

    Actor Jussie Smollett was arrested and charged with filing a false police report in Chicago after he said he was the victim of a hate crime.

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  • abortion

    Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    Trump Bars Clinic Referrals, Setting Up Abortion Obstacles

    Trump Bars Clinic Referrals, Setting Up Abortion Obstacles

    The Trump administration on Friday set up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals. The new policy is certain to be challenged in...

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  • 2 hours ago

    Cohen Likely Providing New Information to NY Feds

    Cohen Likely Providing New Information to NY Feds

    President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen, facing jail in just over two months, has been speaking with and providing information to federal prosecutors in New York, three people familiar with the...

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  • nasa

    2 hours ago

    NASA Honors ‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson

    NASA Honors ‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson

    NASA has renamed a facility in West Virginia to honor one of the pioneering black women featured in the book and film "Hidden Figures."

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  • breaking

    2 hours ago

    Man Accused of Setting Customer on Fire During Store Robbery

    Man Accused of Setting Customer on Fire During Store Robbery

    A man is under arrest in Palestine, Texas, after police said he set a woman on fire during a convenience store robbery. Investigators said Robert Thompson walked into the Pitts Stop on the 1200 block of Link...

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  • 5 hours ago

    Manhattan Luxury Condo Owners Vote to Strip Trump's Name

    Manhattan Luxury Condo Owners Vote to Strip Trump's Name

    Big, brassy letters spelling "Trump" will be ripped off another New York City apartment tower, the last of six luxury condominiums that once displayed the president's name. Owners got an email Friday from...

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  • cliff rescue

    5 hours ago

    Woman Trapped After Cliff Collapse in Calif.

    Woman Trapped After Cliff Collapse in Calif.

    Emergency crews are working to rescue a woman believed to be trapped under a cliff collpase at San Francisco's Fort Funston. San Francisco Fire Department officials say two women were walking on the beach...

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  • Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    Dems Will Vote to Block Trump's Emergency Declaration

    Dems Will Vote to Block Trump's Emergency Declaration

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday said the House will vote next week on a measure to block President Donald Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  • Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    Trump Vows Veto as Democrats Try to Block Emergency Order

    Trump Vows Veto as Democrats Try to Block Emergency Order

    Democrats controlling the House have teed up a vote next week to block President Donald Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, accelerating a showdown...

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  • 2 hours ago

    Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Being Charged With Soliciting Prostitute

    Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Being Charged With Soliciting Prostitute

    Police in Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlor. "He...

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  • r. kelly

    Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    Read the Full R. Kelly Indictments

    Read the Full R. Kelly Indictments

    R. Kelly has been indicted on charges of criminal sexual abuse in Illinois' Cook County, court records showed Friday, following decades of allegations the singer sexually abused underage girls. The 52-year-old...

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  • Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    Donald Trump Jr. and Vanessa Trump Finalize Their Divorce

    Donald Trump Jr. and Vanessa Trump Finalize Their Divorce

    Donald Trump Jr. and Vanessa Trump are officially over. The former couple confirmed Friday morning that they settled their divorce just before starting 2019.

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  • Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    WH Says It's 'Looking Into' Acosta's Role in Epstein Case

    WH Says It's 'Looking Into' Acosta's Role in Epstein Case

    The Trump administration is “looking into” Labor Secretary Alex Acosta’s role in securing an unusually lenient plea deal — the details of which were illegally kept hidden from the dozens of victims in the case —...

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  • Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    Avenatti: Today Is a ‘Watershed Moment’ in Case Against R. Kelly

    Avenatti: Today Is a ‘Watershed Moment’ in Case Against R. Kelly

    Attorney Michael Avenatti, who said he is representing several women and families in a sexual misconduct case against recording artist R. Kelly, said he recovered a videotape from the 1990s that appears to show...

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  • Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    GOP Lawmakers Push to Ban 'Gay' Conversion Therapy in Utah

    GOP Lawmakers Push to Ban 'Gay' Conversion Therapy in Utah

    Two Republican lawmakers proposed a ban on gay conversion therapy for minors in conservative Utah on Thursday, a plan that's been hailed as a milestone by advocates and won't be opposed by the influential Mormon...

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  • breaking

    6 hours ago

    Southwest Computer Outage Adds to Week of Problems

    Southwest Computer Outage Adds to Week of Problems

    Hundreds of Southwest Airlines flights have been delayed as the carrier deals with winter weather and a computer outage. The outage occurred early Friday and grounded Southwest flights around the country for...

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  • Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    No Mueller Report Next Week: Justice Department Official

    No Mueller Report Next Week: Justice Department Official

    Attorney General William Barr will not receive the final report of special counsel Robert Mueller by the end of next week, NBC News reported, citing a senior Justice Department official. Multiple news outlets...

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  • Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    Authorities: Indiana Trooper Shot, Wounded by Son at Home

    Authorities: Indiana Trooper Shot, Wounded by Son at Home

    Authorities say an off-duty Indiana State Police trooper has been shot and wounded by his son at the trooper's home in northern Indiana. The St. Joseph County prosecutor's office says the trooper was shot late...

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  • Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    US Citizen Charged in Kidnapping of Journalist in Somalia

    US Citizen Charged in Kidnapping of Journalist in Somalia

    A U.S. citizen has been charged with kidnapping and other counts for his alleged role in the abduction of a freelance journalist who was held hostage in Somalia for nearly three years, according to federal...

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  • 5 hours ago

    Judge Dismisses Charges Over Boy's Death on Waterslide

    Judge Dismisses Charges Over Boy's Death on Waterslide

    A judge dismissed criminal charges Friday against a Kansas water park owner and the designer of a 17-story slide on which a 10-year-old boy was decapitated in 2016. Wyandotte County Judge Robert Burns cited...

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  • Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    R. Kelly Facing 10 Counts of Criminal Sexual Abuse

    R. Kelly Facing 10 Counts of Criminal Sexual Abuse

    R. Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of criminal sexual abuse in Cook County, Illinois.

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  • National Parks

    Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    Lasting Fire Damage Scars Some of SoCal's Most Scenic Parks

    Lasting Fire Damage Scars Some of SoCal's Most Scenic Parks

    When the Paramount movie ranch and Western Town burned in a wildfire that swept through Southern California, one woman lost more than a local historic site. Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel invited more than 500 people...

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  • Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    El Chapo to Seek New Trial, Hearing to Probe Jury Misconduct

    El Chapo to Seek New Trial, Hearing to Probe Jury Misconduct

    Attorneys for drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman are asking for a new trial in light of what they say was jury misconduct during his drug conspiracy trial. Guzman's defense team said Friday it plans to request...

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  • era

    Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    'I'm Disgusted by This Vote': ERA Failure Sparks Tears in VA

    'I'm Disgusted by This Vote': ERA Failure Sparks Tears in VA

    The failure of a last-ditch effort for approval of the Equal Rights Amendment in Virginia evoked frustration and tears in Richmond on Thursday.

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  • r. kelly

    4 hours ago

    R. Kelly Charged With Criminal Sexual Abuse

    R. Kelly Charged With Criminal Sexual Abuse

    R. Kelly has been charged with criminal sexual abuse in Cook County, court records show Friday.

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  • Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

    'Late Night': Natasha Lyonne Might Follow You Home

    'Late Night': Natasha Lyonne Might Follow You Home

    Natasha Lyonne talks about her new Netflix series "Russian Doll" and what it's like having been a celebrity in New York City for so long.

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  • jussie smollett

    Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

    Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing a False Police Report

    Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing a False Police Report

    "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with filing a false police report. Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Smollett is considered a "suspect in a criminal investigation" for "filing...

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  • jussie smollett

    Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    Jussie Smollett Now Considered a Suspect: Police

    Jussie Smollett Now Considered a Suspect: Police

    "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett has been officially classified as a suspect, police said Wednesday.

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  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    Heidi Klum Breaks Silence on Leaving 'America's Got Talent'

    Heidi Klum Breaks Silence on Leaving 'America's Got Talent'

    Heidi Klum has bid "America's Got Talent" a heartfelt farewell. The supermodel had nothing but kind words to say ahead of her exit from the reality competition, following the finale of "AGT:...

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  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    Colorado Girl Scout Sells 'Momoa' Samoa Cookies

    Colorado Girl Scout Sells 'Momoa' Samoa Cookies

    Samoas are among the top-selling Girl Scout cookies each season but one crafty girl has found a unique way to sell even more boxes of the popular treat. Charlotte Holmberg, a Girl Scout in the fifth grade from...

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  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    What Will Win Best Picture? It's a Maddeningly Close Race

    What Will Win Best Picture? It's a Maddeningly Close Race

    Normally a fairly predictable process with one or two favorites, this year's best picture race has been maddeningly unclear, almost devious in its contradictions.

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  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    Meghan Markle Has Star-Studded Baby Shower in NYC

    Meghan Markle Has Star-Studded Baby Shower in NYC

    Amal Clooney, Gayle King and the Duchess of Sussex's best friend, Jessica Mulroney, have all been spotted entering The Mark hotel in New York City for the celebration

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  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    Oscars: A Record Year for Women, But Is It Progress?

    Oscars: A Record Year for Women, But Is It Progress?

    Numbers-wise, women did have a comparatively good year. In the 20 non-gendered categories, 52 individual women were nominated, up eight from last year's 44.

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  • jussie smollett

    Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    Smollett's 'Empire' Character 'Not Being Written Out': Fox

    Smollett's 'Empire' Character 'Not Being Written Out': Fox

    "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett's character "is not being written out of the show," 20th Century Fox Television and Fox Entertainment said in a statement released Wednesday, days after Chicago police said they...

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  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    Chris Stapleton, Dan + Shay Lead ACM Nominations

    Chris Stapleton, Dan + Shay Lead ACM Nominations

    Chris Stapleton and Dan + Shay lead the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards with six nominations each while Grammy album of the year winner Kacey Musgraves comes in with five nominations.

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  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    Gwyneth Paltrow: Skier Sued Me to Exploit My Fame, Wealth

    Gwyneth Paltrow: Skier Sued Me to Exploit My Fame, Wealth

    Gwyneth Paltrow said Wednesday in a court filing that a man who accused her in a lawsuit of crashing into him at a Utah ski resort was actually the culprit in the collision and is trying to exploit her celebrity...

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  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    70s Icon Charo Breaks Her Silence After Suicide of Husband

    70s Icon Charo Breaks Her Silence After Suicide of Husband

    Charo is mourning the death of her husband Kjell Rasten. In a statement shared with E! News Tuesday morning, the singer and actress remembered her husband of nearly four decades with a special tribute. "Yeste...

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  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    Love on the Rocks: Kardashian, Thompson Split Again

    Love on the Rocks: Kardashian, Thompson Split Again

    The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star and NBA player remain focused on co-parenting True Thompson.

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  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    'Tonight': Fallon Parodies Bernie Sanders in Spoof 2020 Ad

    'Tonight': Fallon Parodies Bernie Sanders in Spoof 2020 Ad

    Jimmy Fallon parodies Bernie Sanders' Tuesday announcement that he's running for president in 2020.

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  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    'Tonight': Jennifer Carpenter Bombed Part of Juilliard Tryout

    'Tonight': Jennifer Carpenter Bombed Part of Juilliard Tryout

    Jennifer Carpenter chats with Jimmy Fallon about playing a traitor in her NBC series "The Enemy Within" and getting into Juilliard even though she didn't do well on the singing portion of her...

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  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    'Late Night': America Ferrera Looks Back on 'Dragons' Series

    'Late Night': America Ferrera Looks Back on 'Dragons' Series

    America Ferrera looks back on ten years of the "How to Train Your Dragon" franchise and talks about the birth of her son last year.  

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  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    'Late Night': Desus & Mero to Interview AOC on New Talk Show

    'Late Night': Desus & Mero to Interview AOC on New Talk Show

    Desus and Mero talk about hanging out with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Washington, D.C., and Amazon pulling out of their plans to establish an HQ in New York.

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  • Jussie Smollett

    Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

    Tip That Smollett, 2 Brothers Were Together Unfounded: Cops

    Tip That Smollett, 2 Brothers Were Together Unfounded: Cops

    Chicago police said a tip that on the night "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released...

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  • Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

    Bad Romance: Lady Gaga, Fiance Christian Carino Split

    Bad Romance: Lady Gaga, Fiance Christian Carino Split

    Lady Gaga and her fiance, talent agent Christian Carino, have split up.

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  • Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

    Trailer for Controversial Michael Jackson Doc Revealed

    Trailer for Controversial Michael Jackson Doc Revealed

    Less than a month after "Leaving Neverland" premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, HBO has released a brand-new trailer of the Michael Jackson documentary.

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