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  1. Jon Batiste named bandleader of CBS' new Colbert 'Late Show'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Stephen Colbert is ready to strike up the band with musician Jon Batiste as his "Late Show" bandleader. Colbert made the announcement of Batiste on Thursday, saying his music "makes the audience feel so good, we may have to install a 'Do Not Make Love' sign."

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  2. Rapper Pusha T denied entry to nightclub, claims racismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Hip-hop artist Pusha T says he was denied entry into a Virginia Beach nightclub because he's black, though the club's attorney says the allegations are untrue and the rapper is just seeking attention. Terrence Thornton, who goes by Pusha T, decried Venue 112 as racist on Twitter and Instagram because he was kept out while white people behind him in line were let in early Tuesday morning.

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  3. 'Throwback Tuesday': For some, spelling bee runs in familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2012 | The Lebanon Daily News

    At the annual National Spelling Bee barbecue, 15-year-old Anna Turner was one of many former spellers sporting the official T-shirt from the year she competed. But it wasn't entirely by choice.

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  4. Police: Toddler slammed to death in mimicked wrestling moveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Police say a Pennsylvania man mimicking a professional wrestling move inadvertently slammed his girlfriend's toddler son to the floor, killing him. Brandon Hoffman was charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter, endangering the welfare of a child, aggravated assault and other offenses in the death of 18-month-old Bryson Shoemaker.

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  5. NYPD probe restaurant chair attack as possible hate crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    A brawl inside a New York City restaurant in which two men were hit over the head with a chair is being investigated by police as a possible hate crime. Police say it happened Tuesday night at the Dallas BBQ restaurant in Chelsea. 5 comments

  6. Oscar Isaac's 'Star Wars' character may be from Yavin 4Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, Oscar Isaac arrives at 2014 AFI Fest - "A Most Violent Year" in Los Angeles. In an phone interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, the star of upcoming ?Episode VII - The Force Awakens? revealed that his character may be from the same planet represented in 1977's ?Episode IV: A New Hope? with the landscape of Tikal, the ruins of an ancient city found in the rainforest of his native country, Guatemala.

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  7. France upgrades probe into whether soldiers raped childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    French authorities have opened a formal judicial inquiry into alleged sexual abuse of children by French troops in the Central African Republic. The move hands the investigation to independent judges instead of the Paris prosecutor's office, in an acknowledgment of the seriousness and complexity of the accusations, amid international dismay surrounding the case.

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  8. EU proposes fining Spain for fudged deficit figuresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    European Union authorities have used their increased financial oversight of national governments for the first time, recommending that Spain be fined almost 19 million euros for manipulating economic statistics. The European Commission, the EU's executive branch, has won new powers in recent years to monitor the finances of European governments.

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  9. Girl age 6 dies after yacht sinks in Atlantic stormRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Portuguese authorities say a 6-year-old girl has died after a yacht sank in the mid-Atlantic at night and she spent about seven hours in the water amid 10-meter waves. The Portuguese Navy said in a statement Thursday that a French yacht carrying what was believed to be a couple and their two children sank after midnight.

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  10. Germany: official backed demand to probe leaks about rifleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Germany's defense minister says a senior official supported an arms manufacturer's bid to get the country's military intelligence service to probe leaks concerning the alleged shortcomings of its assault rifle - a weapon that she has since ordered replaced. Ursula von der Leyen's statement Thursday comes amid opposition calls for a parliamentary inquiry into the government's handling of problems with the G-36 rifle.

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  11. Miss Zimbabwe's crown is in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Last year, Miss Zimbabwe quit after photographs of the beauty queen posing naked emerged on social media. This year's Miss Zimbabwe faces a similar scandal.

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  12. Abu Dhabi to stop hosting international film festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Organizers of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival say that after eight years, they are shutting down the annual international event even as the oil-rich emirate attracts greater attention from Hollywood filmmakers. The Media Zone Authority-Abu Dhabi announced the move Thursday, saying it wants to put greater focus on supporting local and Arab talent and attracting filmmakers to the region.

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  13. Election day becomes political drama in 'The Vote'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    British actors Catherine Tate and Timothy West take part in a rehearsal for "The Vote" at The Donmar Warehouse theatre, London, in April 2015. Playwright James Graham has discovered something funny, absurd and precious in the simple act of voting in a British election.

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  14. Long Island town denies circus permit, cites cleanup costRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Newsday reports the Islip Town Parks Department has denied a permit that would have allowed Cole Bros. Circus to put on shows as a fundraiser for East Islip Fire Department.

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  15. Bank robbery suspect posts photo, video on InstagramRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    A man accused of robbing a Virginia Beach bank posted two videos and a photo of the incident to his Instagram account. Police tell WAVY-TV 23-year-old Dominyk Antonio Alfonseca walked into a TowneBank on Monday and handed the teller a note asking for $150,000 in bonds.

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  16. German factory orders pick up in March, but below forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Factory orders in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, picked up in March after two consecutive declines thanks to higher domestic demand - but the improvement was smaller than economists expected. The Economy Ministry said Thursday that orders were up 0.9 percent over the previous month after declining by the same amount in February.

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  17. Lower oil prices dent Repsol profits in Q1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Spanish energy company Repsol says its first-quarter profit fell by 6 percent compared with the same period last year following a sharp drop in oil prices and interruptions in Libyan production. Repsol S.A. said Thursday that its net profit for January through March was 761 million euros , down from the 807 million euros made in the first three months of 2014.

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  18. Iran releases seized Maersk vesselRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that the Iranian government has released a Marshal Islands-flagged cargo ship today. According to a Thursday report by the agency, a source in the Iranian Ports and Maritime Organization says that the organization will issue a statement later in the day with details of the ship's release.

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  19. Suspended priest due to be sentenced on meth guilty pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    A suspended Roman Catholic priest who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess and distribute methamphetamine and bought a sex shop to possibly launder his drug money is asking a federal judge in Connecticut for leniency at his sentencing. Monsignor Kevin Wallin is scheduled for sentencing Thursday in U.S. District Court in Hartford.

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  20. 'Furious 7' claims top prize at the Golden Trailer AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Lebanon Daily News

    An emotional spot for "Furious 7" focusing on family and set to Wiz Khalifa's song "See You Again" has been named the best trailer of the year at the 16th annual Golden Trailer Awards, Wednesday. The awards, hosted by comedian T.J. Miller, were presented at a ceremony at the Saban Theater and recognize the studios and creative teams behind trailers.

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