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The important role casinos played in the life of Glen Campbell

The important role casinos played in the life of Glen Campbell

Campbell's passing gives us another opportunity to honor those who are fighting the disease, those who are looking for a treatment and those who care for a loved one who has it. "But if he flubs a lyric or gets confused onstage, I wouldn't want people to think, 'What's the matter with him?" He toured with The Beach Boys in 1964 after singer Brian Wilson temporarily retired from the band. Read More

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Full of Feral Grace, Atomic Blonde Kicks You Where It Hurts

Full of Feral Grace, Atomic Blonde Kicks You Where It Hurts

However, it's hard to know what to make of nearly any character in a good spy movie, and " Atomic Blonde " is no different. American films had been trying to mimic Hong Kong action cinema since John Woo and Chow Yun-Fat revolutionized the action genre with The Killer and Hard-Boiled , but Leitch and Stahelski were the first to fully capture the savage beauty of its aestheticized violence. Read More

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County fireworks show set for July 1

County fireworks show set for July 1

The festival takes place from 5-10 pm on Highway 183 between Hero Way and San Gabriel Parkway. Fireworks at dusk, viewable from anywhere in Dewey. The St. Kellnersville - Monday, July 3 , 2017 at Kellnersville Community Park for the 47th Annual 3rd of July Celebration. 10 a.m. -6 p.m. More information on the City of Wilmington's website. Read More

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Bruno Mars kicks off BET Awards

Bruno Mars kicks off BET Awards

The Queens native also revealed that she has become the "most awarded" female rapper in history , thanks to the ASCAP award for her feature on Yo Gotti's Down in the DMs remix. Still Beyonce had words to share when she won the viewers' choice award through a young duo, Chloe x Halle, that the pop star asked to pick up her award. Read More

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'Transformers: Last Knight' tops box office with $43.5M, a franchise low

The director , for his part, has previously claimed he was set to walk away from the Transformers series, before returning to make another movie. That trend would continue with the last installment, 2014's Transformers: Age of Extinction , which opened with $100 million (40.8% of its domestic total ), with $245.4 million domestic and $1.1 billion worldwide , thanks to a whopping $ 320 million from China alone. Read More

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Deadlocked Cosby jury resumes deliberations on Friday

On Thursday, the 12-person jury announced that it was unable to reach a unanimous decision after nearly 30 hours of deliberation but were sent back to the negotiating table by the judge . Cosby declined to testify in his own defense, and his attorneys only called one witness. In it, he claimed Constand showed no ill effects from the 1½ Benadryl pills he gave her to help her relax and that she never objected to his behavior during the encounter. Read More

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Chance honored by Obama, '90s nostalgia rules at BET Awards

He ended up walking away with the award for Best Male R&B/Pop Artist. As it just so happens, however, writers at Bustle foresaw the inquiry about Beyonce's possible backing out of the BET Awards - which she was never scheduled to appear on, for the record - being asked by certain someones on social media and as such, put together an informative package on why everyone except Sparks and her fellow inquirers weren't actually "expecting" the wife of Jay-Z and mother of daughter Blue Ivy ... Read More

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"Martha" named World's Ugliest Dog

Leaving the contest with $1,500, a trophy and a trip to NY for media appearances , Martha was rescued by the Dogwood Animal Rescue Project in Sonoma County when she was almost blind. This one, in contrast, rewards those dogs who are the farthest from being ideal. Her handler answered for her: "I'd gloat, but I need a nap". But Shirley, the founder of the Dogwood Animal Rescue Project in Sonoma County, took care of her, and after several surgeries, succeeded in getting her vision back. Read More

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New poll shows majority of Americans are unaware Trumpcare slashes Medicaid

New poll shows majority of Americans are unaware Trumpcare slashes Medicaid

Even Mr Obama wrote: I was careful to say again and again that while the Affordable Care Act represented a significant step forward for America, it was not flawless, nor could it be the end of our efforts. She was asked about the bill's impact on lower-income Iowans now covered by Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. "I think they have at best a 50/50 chance of passing this bill". Read More

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CarPlay in iOS 11: Lane guidance, interface tweaks, and more

CarPlay in iOS 11: Lane guidance, interface tweaks, and more

And they've continued that public beta since, announcing the public beta of iOS 11 will ship in late June. Today, Microsoft is expanding its availability to iOS devices. It will also be eliminating bugs that have been found in previous versions of the software. The same can be said about Android devices that continue to have their operating system updated to provide better quality for their users. Read More

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Just Kickin It: R&B group Xscape perform at BET Awards

One of the power-packed and electrifying performances of the evening was none other than our " 24K Magic " man, Bruno Mars . "I want to be a better father to [1-year-old daughter] Kensli, I want to spend more time with her". New Edition , who had success with their BET biopic this year, will receive the lifetime achievement award , while Chance the Rapper will earn the humanitarian award. Read More

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Sailing-Winds of change for America's Cup in Bermuda Triangle

Sailing-Winds of change for America's Cup in Bermuda Triangle

Spithill's fightback in San Francisco in 2013 ranks as one of the biggest ever sporting reversals, overturning an 8-1 New Zealand lead to win the "Auld Mug" by 9-8. After defending in 2000, Coutts jumped ship to Alinghi and led a five-race sweep of Team New Zealand. "I still see myself as steering the boat ..." Earlier, Team NZ steadied the nerves, after the Americans captured their first victory yesterday. Read More

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Details on Bella Thorne's Wild Night with Scott Disick

Details on Bella Thorne's Wild Night with Scott Disick

Joined by pal Lo Jeanne , the 19-year-old couldn't help but to pack on a bit of PDA with Scott , 34, as they hit up Lana Del Rey's birthday bash. They all took a table together and were dancing and hanging out for a while. " Scott is a typical guy about it", a source told People in May. It seemed to be over when Bella said Disick partied too much and she went running back to her ex-boyfriend. Read More

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'Drooling, snoring, gassy' mastiff named World's Ugliest Dog

Martha is ugly. And when Martha's owner tried to sell her on Craigslist, Shirley Zindler , the founder of the Dogwood Animal Rescue Project , an animal fostering group, came to the mastiff's aid. "We tell her every day". Like, last year, a blind Chihuahua-Chinese Crested mix named Sweepee Rambo took home the title. "Notable past winners include Walle, a basset/boxer mix that waddled as he walked; Peanut, a tiny dog with a history of abuse; and Quasi Modo a short-spined mutt that was an ... Read More

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Portuguese PM Costa treats his counterpart Modi with special Gujarati veg lunch

He also stated that a community event has been organised by Ambassador of India to U.S. Navtej Sarna, where 700 community leaders will be in attendance and said "it will be a high-impact event". "Right now, two-way trade in goods and services totals over Dollars 114 billion". "We will deliberate on means to intensify our cooperation in counter-terrorism and on other worldwide issues of mutual interest", Modi said, adding that he was keen to interact with the Indian community in Portugal. Read More

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Celebrity reaction to the mistrial in Bill Cosby's trial

Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial ended in a mistrial on Saturday morning after six days of jury deliberation. They first informed Judge Steven O'Neill on Thursday that they were deadlocked, but were instructed to keep trying. Criminal law professor Jody Armour wonders if the bitter divide over social issues that is evident in American politics was at work in the jury room. Read More

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European Union raises pressure on United Kingdom, demands clarity ahead of Brexit talks

European Union raises pressure on United Kingdom, demands clarity ahead of Brexit talks

Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator, said that Brexit can be halted, but if Britain reversed course it should not expect to keep getting its EU budget rebates or opt-outs from key EU rules. He said: "Of course the door remains open, always open until the Brexit negotiations come to an end". While British Prime Minister Theresa May insists she will follow the results of last year's Brexit referendum, her disastrous showing in elections last week has raised fresh ... Read More

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Tigers top Beavers - advance to CWS finals

The Horned Frogs could only afford one loss in bracket play at the College World Series in order to advance to their first finals in program history, but unfortunately for TCU, they were matched up against 2017 Major League Baseball first round draft pick in Florida's Alex Faedo in the semifinals for the championship game. Read More

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Transformers: The Last Knight review

While this was enough to come out on top, it doesn't bode well for the aging space robot-based series of films. All of my deductive reasoning combined with previous life experiences tells me to avoid wasting a single dollar or brain cell on the new Transformers film - as the older I get, the less I have of either. Read More

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Five months pregnant Montano runs 800m race

Five months pregnant Montano runs 800m race

The 31-year-old athlete competed in the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships at five months pregnant on Friday. The 2-time American Record holder who is 5-months pregnant ran the 800m race with her bulging baby bump. "It was getting back up that defines me". Montano, who fittingly channeled Wonder Woman in both spirit and uniform during Thursday's race, has already experienced postpartum success, as well. Read More

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