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Friend texted worries about boating with Marlins' Fernandez

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Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was a patron at a Miami River bar and restaurant the same night he and two friends were killed in a boat crash, a spokeswoman for the establishment confirmed Tuesday. Read more

Tom Hanks crashes wedding photo shoot in Central Park

Tom Hanks Wedding Crasher

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Tom Hanks took a break from a jog around New York to surprise a couple on their wedding day. Read more

Osage County man charged in killing released

The case against an Osage County man who arrested in connection with the death of his girlfriend has been dismissed after he spent more than six months in jail without a court-appointed attorney. Read more

UK amusement park firm fined $6.5M for roller coaster crash

The owner of Britain's Alton Towers amusement park has been fined 5 million pounds ($6.5 million) for a roller coaster crash that left five people seriously injured. Read more

A torch is passed at national tour of 'The Curious Incident'

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The national tour of the hit play "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" is being led by a young actor from Vermont with a special tie to the guy who won a Tony Award in the show. Read more

Beyonce and Bieber lead the nominations for MTV EMAs

MTV has announced the contenders for this year's Europe Music Awards , with Beyonce and Justin Bieber coming out on top with five nods each for the music awards. Read more

Iraq opens new antiquities museum in Basra

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Iraq opened a new antiquities museum in the southern city of Basra on Tuesday with pottery, coins and other artifacts dating back more than 2,000 years. Read more

AP PHOTOS: Pole dancers face tough routine _ and prejudices

Romania Pole Dancing Photo Gallery

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Pole dancers hoist themselves high, twist their bodies and do the splits upside down as they vie to be the best. Read more

Lyric Opera staging 2 epics in 1 season

Opera-Epic Ambitions

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The stagehands were having trouble fitting a missing chunk of Carthage into place, but Michael Smallwood wasn't worried. Read more

Memorials come down at Paisley Park ahead of public opening

The flowers, artwork and memorials that have adorned Paisley Park since Prince's death are coming down. Read more

45% of inspected Denham Springs structures damaged by flood

Denham Springs officials say about 45 percent of flooded structures in their city evaluated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency have been deemed substantially damaged. Read more

Stage version of 'Frozen' musical changes its director


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Some changes are coming in the kingdom of Arendelle: Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage has been officially unveiled to helm the upcoming stage musical "Frozen." Read more

39th annual Norsk Hostfest being held in Minot this week

The event billed as the largest Scandinavian heritage festival in North America is about to get underway in Minot. Read more

Exotic dancers: Breast and buttocks law denies their freedom

Jane Does I, II and III say the state of Louisiana is robbing them of their ability to express themselves, and doing so in a way that discriminates against their gender. Read more

The Latest: Former Va. Sen. John Warner to endorse Clinton

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The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): Read more

A Miss Universe insulted by Trump steps up for Clinton

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Alicia Machado says that when she gained weight after being crowned Miss Universe for 1996, Donald Trump labeled her with a sexist nickname — "Miss Piggy" — that caused her shame and humiliation. Read more

Associated Press buys British Movietone film archive

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The Associated Press has purchased the film archive of British Movietone, bolstering the news cooperative's collection with historic video from World War II, the Beatles' conquest of America and the romance between King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson. Read more

People around the world react to first Trump-Clinton debate

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Views from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump: Read more

Plea change canceled in UH Stevie Wonder concert blunder

A man accused of scamming the University of Hawaii of $200,000 for a Stevie Wonder concert that never happened is no longer planning to change his plea. Read more

My Hometown: Springsteen launches book tour in New Jersey

Springsteen Book Tour

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The Boss was back in his hometown. Read more

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