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Prince's music sales, streams skyrocketed since his death

Prince's music sales, streams skyrocketed since his death

It was a year ago Friday that Prince was found dead at Paisley Park of an accidental painkiller overdose. The four-day " Celebration 2017 " features performances by former Prince bandmates and pan...

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France says pressure needed to stop North Korea crossing next nuclear hurdle

France says pressure needed to stop North Korea crossing next nuclear hurdle

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley stressed that the burden is on North Korea to prevent an escalation. US President Donald Trump has been pressing China to rein in North Korea, suggesting that d...

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Cool and cloudy start to your weekend

Cool and cloudy start to your weekend

Clouds on Wednesday with a high of 14 C and a 40 per cent of showers. After starting the day in the mid 50s, the temperature should push 80 degrees by Thursday afternoon. Sunday may be a touch lower ...

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US Homeland Security not targeting Dreamers - Kelly

US Homeland Security not targeting Dreamers - Kelly

You know, we know that would be the Super Bowl for the terrorists, to knock down an airplane in flight, particularly if it was full of Americans . "And it's essential absolutely to control one's bord...

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'Avatar' sequels now scheduled to start in December 2020

'Avatar' sequels now scheduled to start in December 2020

Avatar 2 opens on December 18, 2020 . For those keeping score at home, that's 11 years after the first film. According to the movie's official Facebook page , the next Avatar film will open in t...

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UK's William, Harry and Kate open up about emotional struggles

UK's William, Harry and Kate open up about emotional struggles

William , Kate and Harry chat about their feelings on a pub bench "I always thought to myself 'What is the point bringing up the past?" "It ain't gonna bring her back". The Duchess of Cambridge h...

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Jinder Mahal Becomes #1 Contender For WWE Title

Jinder Mahal Becomes #1 Contender For WWE Title

Charlotte tries to get the jump on Naomi before their match later, but Naomi stands tall while Charlotte heads to the back. WWE usually wins that on Tuesdays, but last night was behind both the 8PM Ea...

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Rep. Ed Henry declares candidacy for Alabama's U.S. Senate seat

Rep. Ed Henry declares candidacy for Alabama's U.S. Senate seat

Senate seat when Sessions became U.S. attorney general. "The first question you have to ask yourself is, 'Am I the right person for the job for the state of Alabama?' I think I've got the right skil...

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The most challenging game on the Ravens 2017 schedule

The most challenging game on the Ravens 2017 schedule

Since that night, the Packers are 2-2 against Seattle, including a loss in the 2015 NFC Championship game. Seattle's opponents in 2017 had a combined. Green Bay returns from the bye week to host the...

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Erik Jones makes it 2 straight this season with Xfinity win

Erik Jones makes it 2 straight this season with Xfinity win

Practice is Friday, followed by Saturday qualifying, all on FS1. "You've got a better opportunity for a good race during the day", said Earnhardt, the driver of the No. "We kept restarting at th...

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Why Your Unicorn Frappuccino Is Every Starbucks Barista's Worst Nightmare

Why Your Unicorn Frappuccino Is Every Starbucks Barista's Worst Nightmare

Another barista shared an image of 56 Unicorn Frappuccinos that constituted one order, and others gave thanks to customers with simple orders like a black coffee. The Globe's top picks for what to see...

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Conor McGregor To Fight Manny Pacquiao If Floyd Mayweather Backs Down?

Conor McGregor To Fight Manny Pacquiao If Floyd Mayweather Backs Down?

We haven't really gotten into that negotiation yet. 'I wanted to get McGregor locked in first, because McGregor is under contract with me. If he beats Mayweather , I'm not sure that he will eve...

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Ronda Rousey announces engagement to fighter Travis Browne

Ronda Rousey announces engagement to fighter Travis Browne

Ronda Rousey , the UFC's brightest star, is engaged to her boyfriend Travis Browne. Rhonda suffered her first loss in November 2015 to fellow fighter Holly Holm. Rousey's last two fights have not gon...

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Rock Hall of Fame Adds Pearl Jam, ELO, Journey & More

Journey will be inducted, along with ELO , Joan Baez, Pearl Jam , Tupac Shakur , Yes and Nile Rodgers . His induction speech of legendary rock and rollers Pearl Jam is truly a thing of beauty...

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Bash: Trump's support of O'Reilly 'inappropriate'

Following the Times story, O'Reilly released a statement in which he described himself as a victim , and claimed his reason for paying out the settlements was to protect his children. Trump's defe...

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We celebrate Easter year-round

We celebrate Easter year-round

In addition to celebrating the occasion, Christians also take the opportunity to connect with each other in fellowship and churches organise celebrations which include Easter Egg hunting, involving ...

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Kendrick Lamar is darn good on new album

Kendrick Lamar is darn good on new album

According to the website , orders are expected to ship in July. For $40, you can get an autographed limited edition " DAMN ." vinyl, a " DAMN ." t-shirt and a digital version of the album. Following ...

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Close call: Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers

Close call: Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers

But in the decisive third quarter, it was Irving and Love who took control, while James was able to simply sit back and watch his teammates go to work. They're sticking to us, so it's hard for us to g...

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Posh day at palace: Victoria Beckham gets royal recognition

Posh day at palace: Victoria Beckham gets royal recognition

Earlier this morning, Victoria Beckham's contributions to the British fashion industry were honored at Buckingham Palace. I am so happy to share this unique moment with my parents and my husband. 'I l...

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Record-breaking $532.5m debut for 'Fast and Furious'

Record-breaking $532.5m debut for 'Fast and Furious'

The eighth film in the franchise has earned $432.2 million overseas, while the Jurassic Park sequel took in $316.7 million in 2015. If we talk about the domestic collection of Furious 8 , it ...

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Mountain lion suspected of snatching dog from family's bedroom

Mountain lion suspected of snatching dog from family's bedroom

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office says the woman reported seeing the shadow of an animal enter the room, take the small dog and leave. The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office issued a news releas...

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'Fast 8' on fastest track to reap China's box office gold

Star Wars took in $529 million total on its opening weekend and, well, Furious 8 looks like it just surpassed that. Meanwhile, the opening night of "The Fate of the Furious" is now at $10.4 milli...

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Allison Williams Reveals Her Worry About the 'Girls' Series Finale

Allison Williams Reveals Her Worry About the 'Girls' Series Finale

I think that's part of what Hannah realizes when she angrily storms out of the house and runs into a pants-less teenager. Episodes were often akin to short films, even if they weren't intentional on...

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Colored Eggs and Easter Cakes: How Russians Celebrate Easter

Colored Eggs and Easter Cakes: How Russians Celebrate Easter

He believed this year's event was much improved over the inaugural hunt. "We're breaking down another barrier and a more inclusive community", Heaton said. "They dropped the Easter eggs and then we ...

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Carmelo Anthony, wife La La separate after 7 years of marriage

The two started dating in 2003 after being introduced by New York's DJ Clue . Sources claim that Carmelo's past season with the Knicks took its toll on the marriage, since his name was constant...

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Talk-radio host Alex Jones argues persona in custody dispute

Talk-radio host Alex Jones argues persona in custody dispute

Jones is now fighting for child custody with his ex-wife, Kelly. "I've had TV actors who it's been said 'this person is a monster and this what they do for a living'". And she doesn't buy the argument...

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Jennifer Garner Celebrates Birthday with Reese Witherspoon

Jennifer Garner Celebrates Birthday with Reese Witherspoon

Last week, People confirmed the actors filed divorce documents and that the duo are both seeking joint custody of their kids Violet , 11, Seraphina , eight, and Samuel . He is reportedly preparin...

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Pearl Jam is inducted into Rock Hall

Letterman fondly recalled listening to Pearl Jam, as well as other live acts who performed on the Late Show during his 33-year tenure. Their bond was such that Letterman told a moving story about ...

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MLB Predictions: Will Cardinals end Yankees' winning streak? 4/15/17

MLB Predictions: Will Cardinals end Yankees' winning streak? 4/15/17

I can't trust the Cardinals for much of anything right now. "I couldn't quite get the grasp on the changeup and the fastball but thank god I was able to work through it and finally find a rhythm thr...

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Helicopter Easter Egg Drop tomorrow - Free Event

Helicopter Easter Egg Drop tomorrow - Free Event

The Easter Bunny made his annual visit to Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Saturday for the Easter Egg Hunt on Newport Beach's Back Bay. Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt will be held Easter Sunday at Lau...

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Hundreds of Christian pack San Jose church for play on Good Friday

Do people really, truly know this and believe this in their heart of hearts? Chad: Why do so many people, even people who don't regularly go to church go on this day? The scene was nearly how you'...

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Janet Jackson shares first picture of her baby son

Janet Jackson shares first picture of her baby son

Janet wrote alongside the picture: "My baby and me after nap time". The sweet snap, posted on JanetJackson .com, features Eissa yawning while he cuddles up to his mother. Al Mana changed his w...

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Russian Federation backs out of Eurovision after Ukraine banned its singer

Russian Federation backs out of Eurovision after Ukraine banned its singer

The battle though not unfamiliar, is unprecedented. Samoylova was due to perform ' Flame Is Burning' , which - like all Eurovision songs - is some nonsense song vaguely related to peace and/or love, ...

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'Star Wars Celebration': Mark Hamill Pays Touching Tribute to Carrie Fisher

The sweet image was taken after the young actress paid a moving tribute to her mother at the Florida fan convention. Written by Kelly Thompson ( Jem And The Holograms , A-Force vol 2) with artist Ma...

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Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Star Wars Tribute Is 'Therapy'

Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Star Wars Tribute Is 'Therapy'

However, he does have what is as close to definitive an answer as we're going to get. "I think Finn definitely stood up for himself at the end of Force Awakens and caught a bit of an injury to the b...

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Watch 'The Last Jedi' trailer, see the poster

Late last night, Lucasfilm and Disney announced Forces of Destiny , a new animated series/merchandise line focusing on the female heroes of the Star Wars galaxy. "So he's in recovery, but he'll defin...

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Jay Pharoah Sounds Off on 'SNL' Firing

Jay Pharoah Sounds Off on 'SNL' Firing

On his time on the show: "You go where you're appreciated. You have multiple people on the cast saying things like, 'You're so talented, and you're able, and they don't use you.' It's unfair because ...

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Is Bannon in peril? Trump comments worry his populist base

Is Bannon in peril? Trump comments worry his populist base

Last Friday, his main political patron, financier Rebekah Mercer, daughter of major Trump donor Robert Mercer, holed up in her office at Cambridge Analytica in NY, discussing possibilities for Mr Ba...

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Egypt's Christians bury dead after IS church bombings

Egypt's Christians bury dead after IS church bombings

The Islamic State group said it was behind the twin bombings that targeted Palm Sunday services at churches in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria, and threatened further attacks against Egypt's ...

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China strongly condemns church terrorist attacks in Egypt

China strongly condemns church terrorist attacks in Egypt

The attack at St. Mark's Cathedral took place just outside of the entrance to the church and occurred during a Palm Sunday service given by the head of the Egyptian Christian community, Coptic Pope Ta...

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Murphy family's 'hearts are heavy' after Charlie's death

Murphy family's 'hearts are heavy' after Charlie's death

Chappelle then asked Mayer to play his song " You're Gonna Live Forever in Me " in memorial of his fallen friend and partner in comedy. One comedian who worked closely with Murphy also expressed his...

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Jude Law to Play a Young Dumbledore in 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel

Jude Law to Play a Young Dumbledore in 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel

I am really looking forward to working with him, but I already know that he Will capture all facets of Albus Dumbledore's personality in this period of his life revealed by JK Rowling". Law most rec...

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Louis Sues the Rams and NFL Over Relocation

The suit claims the Rams and owner Stan Kroenke "made false statements regarding the team's intent to engage in good faith negotiations" with St. Louis. At the time, the city said that the state would...

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Funeral for Chuck Berry Draws Friends, Fans

Funeral for Chuck Berry Draws Friends, Fans

Some of the fans shared their nostalgic moments shared with Chuck before and after he had risen to fame. Among those paying tribute to Berry on Sunday was former U.S. Berry was known for trademark f...

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Who executes the most? Malaysia ranks 10th globally in death penalty

Who executes the most? Malaysia ranks 10th globally in death penalty

Vietnam classifies its figures on the death penalty as state secrets, but for the first time a report from Vietnam's Public Security Ministry, made public in February 2017, led Amnesty International...

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Minute Abbs: Canucks at Oilers

Minute Abbs: Canucks at Oilers

They know the level that they have to play at when this time of year starts. The Sharks' underlying numbers indicate they may be due for an improvement in both areas, but the absence of the team's top...

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Trump Admin Ends Hiring Freeze, Announces Plan to Restructure Government

President Donald Trump speaking during a meeting about the federal budget in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, D.C. back in February. Mulvaney, reflecting the optimism of the Trump ...

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Tyga handcuffed and taken to police station, but avoids DUI

Tyga handcuffed and taken to police station, but avoids DUI

Police determined at the station that the star wasn't under the influence, and released him with a ticket for no driver's license or insurance. For now, the LAPD hasn't specified how the rapper was ...

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University student killed in Venezuela opposition protest

University student killed in Venezuela opposition protest

Around a dozen opposition legislators on Tuesday held another surprise protest at the headquarters of the National Guard to decry excessive use of force - including tear gas dropped from a helicopter ...

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Hela, Hulk hassle Thor in new trailer

Hela, Hulk hassle Thor in new trailer

It has been quite some time since Marvel released a genuine solo movie, and Thor: Ragnarok will not break that trend. It's very different, nearly entirely in good ways. Closer in spirit to somethi...

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