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Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley out as ACM Awards hosts

Luke Bryan (L) and Dierks Bentley host the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 2, 2017.  (Reuters) Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley are out of a job. Bentley let it slip at the Country Radio Seminar on Monday that he and Bryan will not be hosting the Academy of Country Music Awards later this ...

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Steve Bannon will decline to appear before House Intel Committee despite subpoena, sources say

Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is expected to be a no-show before the House Intelligence Committee, which is probing Russian interference in the 2016 election.  (Associated Press) Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, will not appear Tuesday before the House Intelligence Committee, bucking a subpoena for his testimony and setting the stage for a showdown as the ...

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Girl Scouts to lobby over bridge named for segregationist

ATLANTA –  Hundreds of Girl Scouts are expected to gather in the Georgia Capitol, offering milk and cookies as they try to persuade lawmakers to get their founder’s name affixed to a Savannah bridge that’s currently named after a white segregationist. Coinciding with the scouts’ visit Tuesday, Rep. Ron Stephens, a Republican from Savannah, plans to introduce a bill to ...

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Dow plummets 1,000 points near end of trading day

Traders at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, when the Dow Jones plunged more than 1,000 points.  (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid) U.S. stocks plunged Monday — with the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbling more than 1,000 points — as investors extended the market’s selloff on Friday. All three of the major benchmarks were lower midday, after the Dow dropped 666 ...

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Newly discovered Berlin Wall segment to get protected status

BERLIN –  A recently discovered remnant of the Berlin Wall from the heavily fortified border’s early days is being given protected status. Monday’s announcement by the city government’s culture ministry comes on the day when the wall has been open for as long as it divided Berlin: 28 years, two months and 26 days. An amateur historian said last month ...

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Eagles, Foles rally to stun Patriots in Super Bowl LII

Feb 4, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) scores a touchdown over defender New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32) during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports – 10588477  (USA TODAY Sports) This time, the New England Patriots were the victims of a ...

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Chicago police teaming up with feds once more to fight shocking rise in violent carjackings

Chicago cops are calling in the feds—again–to help combat violent carjackings that have reached record levels in the city. Police announced at a news conference Sunday that they are teaming up with federal authorities, including agents from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, to deal with the problem. “We’ll look at the patterns and trends and we’re ...

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