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This undated image provided by Marvel and Feld Entertainment shows the Marvel comic book superheroes. Fans of the Marvel comic superheroes can see their favorite superheroes in one place in a new live show debuting this summer and touring the U.S. and Canada through 2019. (Marvel and Feld Entertainment via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 7:01 am
ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — There's a moment at the outset of the new Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes show when Spider-Man enters from backstage and zigzags around the theater. It still takes the director's breath away, conveying Spider-Man's superpower strength. "It's an incredible entrance for...
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May 14, 2017 - 8:15 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2017 edition of the Miss USA pageant taking place in Las Vegas (all times local): 5:10 p.m. The 2017 edition of the Miss USA pageant has begun in Las Vegas with a performance from a Cirque du Soleil show based on Michael Jackson songs. Fifty-one women are...
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May 14, 2017 - 3:47 pm
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Dipsomaniac was the winning word for a 12-year-old girl from Central California who won the State Spelling Bee for the third year in a row. Ananya Vinay, who attends Fugman Elementary in Clovis, told the Fresno Bee ( http://bit.ly/2qgU5uF ) she's no longer as nervous on...
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May 13, 2017 - 2:39 pm
TOMBSTONE, Ariz. (AP) — Val Kilmer, who famously played Doc Holliday in the movie "Tombstone," is making plans to visit the Arizona Old West town this summer as part of a festival that pays tribute to the gunfighter. Kilmer announced he would be coming to Arizona in August on Facebook, the Sierra...
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May 13, 2017 - 4:01 am
HARKERS ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — With climbing season about to begin, the National Park Service is looking for people to lead tours of the Cape Lookout Lighthouse and the national seashore. The park service is holding an information and recruitment session on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Core Sound...
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May 13, 2017 - 3:30 am
BRAVES-MARLINS Flowers HR, 4 RBIs, Braves end 6-game skid, beat Marlins 8-4 MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Flowers homered and drove in four runs to help the Atlanta Braves end a six-game losing streak by beating the Miami Marlins 8-4 Friday night. Flowers and Brandon Phillips each hit two-run singles during a...
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May 11, 2017 - 4:33 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina zoo says its first infant gorilla has died during birth. Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia said in a news release that the infant gorilla was born in the breech position and died Thursday morning. The gorilla would have been the first infant born at the zoo...
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Russian blogger Ruslan Sokolovsky and his mother Yelena Chingina, left, listen to a sentence in a court in Yekaterinburg, Russia, on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Sokolovsky has been convicted for inciting religious hatred for playing “Pokemon Go” in a church and given a suspended sentence. (Alexei Bulatov/ Komsomolskaya Pravda photo via AP)
May 11, 2017 - 8:37 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian blogger was convicted on Thursday of inciting religious hatred for playing "Pokemon Go" in a church, and given a suspended sentence. Ruslan Sokolovsky posted a video on his blog last year showing him playing the smartphone game in a church built on the supposed spot where...
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Russian blogger Ruslan Sokolovsky and his mother Yelena Chingina, left, listen to a sentence in a court in Yekaterinburg, Russia, on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Sokolovsky has been convicted for inciting religious hatred for playing “Pokemon Go” in a church and given a suspended sentence. (Alexei Bulatov/ Komsomolskaya Pravda photo via AP)
May 11, 2017 - 6:14 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian blogger was convicted on Thursday of inciting religious hatred for playing "Pokemon Go" in a church, and given a suspended sentence. Ruslan Sokolovsky posted a video on his blog last year showing him playing the smartphone game in a church built on the supposed spot where...
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In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017 photo, Farah Larrieux poses for a photograph in her home in Miramar, Fla. Larrieux is among roughly 50,000 Haitians legally living and working in the U.S. that could suddenly face deportation if immigration privileges granted after a 2010 earthquake devastated their Caribbean homeland are allowed to expire. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 10, 2017 - 12:12 pm
MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Farah Larrieux feels like she's about to be forced out after living and working in the U.S. for more than a decade. Immigration privileges granted to her and many other Haitians after the 2010 earthquake could soon be revoked. President Donald Trump's appointees must announce...
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