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17th Jun 2018 Chicago TV host, athlete Brackett dies at 76 after bike fall
Elizabeth Brackett, a longtime Chicago journalist and world-champion triathlete, has died four days after an apparent bicycle accident. She was 76. PBS affiliate WTTW, where Brackett hosted "Chicago Tonight" for … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 Report: CAR foreign minister says Boris Becker not diplomat
Central African Republic's foreign minister reportedly says that retired German tennis star Boris Becker doesn't have diplomatic status in his unpaid role as a sports attache for the country. Becker … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 Compulsive video-game playing now new mental health problem
The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 Spanish king's brother-in-law begins prison term for graft
The brother-in-law of Spain's King Felipe VI has begun serving a nearly six-year sentence for fraud and tax evasion, Spanish prison authorities said Monday. An official with the Interior Ministry's … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 Michael Jackson's elephant escapes enclosure at Florida zoo
An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo. The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens posted on Facebook that Ali the bull … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 1 dead, 3 injured in van crash at end of Dutch pop festival
A van has run into a small group of pop fans at a festival in the Netherlands, killing one and injuring three, before fleeing the scene. Police in the province … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Injured former Cambodian PM Ranariddh sent to Thai hospital
A Cambodian prince who was a candidate in upcoming general elections was transferred early Monday to a hospital in neighboring Thailand after being injured in a road crash that killed … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Councilors say new live music law meant to make parties fair
A New Jersey village says a new ordinance is not meant to cut down on live music, but rather let people hire bands for parties without fear of having a … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Alaska theater company places employees on furlough
A regional theater company in Alaska has furloughed its employees after officials say it faced several years of financial problems. The Juneau Empire reports Perseverance Theatre management asked workers to … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 The Latest: Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'
The Latest on the Trump administration and its policy to separate migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Former first lady Laura Bush … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Horoscopes for Sunday, June 17, 2018
Aries March 21-April 19 There's a bit of conflict or disruption in the wind today, especially early on. Don't take on any committed opponents. They may have more stomach for … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out
Authorities say a 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted. One suspect was killed … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Prada redefines youthful elegance with psychedelic flair
Youthful designers injected energy into the third day Sunday of Milan Fashion Week menswear previews for next spring and summer. While the topics of generational and creative change at some … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 Vivienne Westwood rules over the engaging documentary 'Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist'
You might think that having a documentary film made about your life was a good thing, that having awed folks calling you a cultural avatar and far-seeing visionary was worth … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 End of the Warped Tour: What the loss of rock's 'cheap, scruffy' roadshow means for the concert biz
Days before Andy Biersack joined his first Vans Warped Tour as an artist, the singer for the L.A. glam-metal band Black Veil Brides got a little overexuberant onstage. His band … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 'En el S?ptimo D?a' (On the Seventh Day) shines a light on the everyday lives of Mexican immigrants
Writer-director Jim McKay has a way of making the everyday seem exceptional, of seeing the absorbing drama in what can sound like ordinary lives. "En el Septimo Dia" (On the … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Preservation group completes 'Old Stone Church' restoration
Glenn Springs Presbyterian used to meet in a small stone church until it was abandoned for a larger building more than 55 years ago. But after years of restoration efforts, … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 TV host Jimmy Kimmel beat by Sen. Ted Cruz in charity game
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic. With each basket worth … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 The Latest: Top teams have trouble winning at World Cup
The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Parity has come to the World Cup. Five of the top six nations in the FIFA rankings … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million
The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a draught of family-friendly films helped "Incredibles 2" become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Ex-3 Doors Down bass player arrested, drugs, weapons found
One of the founding members of the rock band 3 Doors Down is back in jail after guns and drugs were seen in his Mississippi home. Jackson County Sheriff Mike … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Concertgoer dies at campground of Delaware music festival
A 20-year-old woman has died on the campgrounds of a popular music festival in Delaware that has drawn tens of thousands of people. WDEL-FM reports that police have identified the … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 North Dakota author details comeback of American buffalo
North Dakota author Francie Berg's last book about the American buffalo was a guide for adventurers eager to get out on back roads to see the historic sites where the … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Minnesota eagle center gets eagle art collection
A portion of a large collection of art and memorabilia related to eagles is on display in Minnesota. That Preston Cook donated his collection of 25,000 eagle items to the … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Cornell's daughter pays tribute to late rocker with duet
Chris Cornell's daughter has released a recording of a duet with her late father as part of an emotional tribute to the late rocker on Father's Day. Toni Cornell released … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Man shoots himself at Colorado music fest; apparent accident
An investigation is underway after a man shot himself in the stomach, apparently by accident, at a country music festival in western Colorado. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports the … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Community fights for park, gardens proposed for development
Dezmond Robertson, a 14-year-old living at Edgehill Apartments public housing, spends much of his free time riding bikes and playing with friends in the Edgehill Community Memorial Park, a wide-open … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album 'Everything Is Love'
Jay-Z and Beyonce are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was coming. The couple released a joint album that touches on the rapper's … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 University team recreates Jefferson's Rotunda dome
Doug Harnsberger first saw the sketch in 2012 while searching through Thomas Jefferson's papers: a thumbnail drawing of a circle with spokes radiating outwards. For 200 years, the sketch was … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Music teacher lives out his dream of becoming a pro wrestler
The teenagers eagerly awaited their teacher's entrance as hard rock music blared at Gayle Middle School's gym on a recent Saturday night. Metal barricades separated the teens from double doors … Click to Continue »...

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