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CANNES WATCH: Blanchett jokes; Weinstein sells

Head of Dreamworks Jeffrey Katzenberg, right, and actress Cate Blanchett leave after the screening of How To Train Your Dragon 2 at the 67th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) Head of Dreamworks Jeffrey...
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Oprah’s network postpones Sam documentary

St. Louis Rams seventh-round draft pick Michael Sam listens to a question during a news conference at the NFL football team’s practice facility Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) St. Louis Rams seventh-round draft pick Michael Sam listens to a...
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After 1st gay marriages, ‘joy spread’

Same-sex couples including Mal Malme, foreground left, and her wife Meg Stone stand to renew their marriage vows during a ceremony at Cambridge City Hall in Cambridge, Mass. Friday, May 16, 2014. The event was to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first same-sex weddings in...
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Metal band singer gets 6 years for murder plot

Buy AP Photo Reprints VISTA, Calif. (AP) — The lead singer of the band As I Lay Dying has been sentenced to six years in prison for plotting to kill his wife. U-T San Diego (http://bit.ly/1nYl59s ) reports 33-year-old Timothy Lambesis was sentenced Friday in San Diego...
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Phelps back on top, wins 100 fly in Charlotte

Michael Phelps looks at the score board after winning the 100-meter butterfly in the at the Arena Grand Prix swim meet in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, May 16, 2014. Phelps won the race with a time of 52.13. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond) Michael Phelps looks at the score board after winning...

Man pleads not guilty to arson in California fire

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 57-year-old man has been charged with setting one of 10 wildfires that swept the San Diego region this week. Alberto Serrato pleaded not guilty Friday to arson in connection with a 105-acre fire in suburban Oceanside — one of the smaller fires....
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GM recall investigation reveals banned words

This Friday, May 16 2014 photo shows General Motors’ world headquarters in Detroit. U.S. safety regulators fined General Motors a record $35 million Friday for taking at least a decade to disclose defects with ignition switches in small cars that are now linked to at least...
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Turkish firm, govt deny negligence in mine fire

Anti-government protesters chant slogans on a monument for the town’s miners, during a march in Soma, Turkey where the mine accident took place, Friday, May 16, 2014. Hundreds of protesters took part in the march against the government and there were clashes with the police...
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Column: Time to start protecting our young hurlers

FILE – In this April 14, 1978, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Tommy John delivers a pitch against Atlanta Braves during an opening day baseball game in Dodgers Stadium, Los Angeles. UCL has increased 10-fold in the first decade of the 21st century, Dr. James...
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VIDEO: Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day returns to the Hancock County Fairgrounds, with this year’s festivities including a UH-1 “Huey” helicopter that was flown during the Vietnam War.