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  1. 7 artists making waves in summer TV adsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | USA Today

    Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1SxBfZM For as long as we can remember, major artists have been hawking everything from fast food to hotels to new cars in commercials. But the ones who truly stand to benefit are the up-and-comers, whose songs can reach new fans or climb the charts with the boost of national TV spots.

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  2. Boy, 3, found in lake after boat-watching trip with dadRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WTVC

    Authorities say the body of an autistic 3-year-old boy was pulled from a lake in central Georgia after a frantic search for the missing child. Sheriff's officials say the body of Dylan Mark Walsh was found by fire department divers about 12 feet under water in Lake Tobesofkee around 10 a.m. Sunday.

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  3. 'Roving rabbis' spread across Montana on kosher missionRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WTVC

    Two young Orthodox rabbis have traded their studies in Brooklyn for the back roads of Montana, where they are teaching the far-flung faithful how to keep kosher. Eli Chaikin, 23, and Dovid Lepkivker, 25, call themselves the roving rabbis.

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  4. Kerry in Qatar to ease Arab concerns about Iran nuke dealRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WTVC

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Qatar talks with Arab officials whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal world powers have struck with Iran. Kerry arrived in the Qatari capital on Sunday after visiting Egypt, where he also spoke in favor of the agreement with Iran.

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  5. 'Mercy Street' to Debut Sunday, Jan. 17 on PBSRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Watch a video promo here from PBS with some of postings on social media about the production, which recently wrapped filming in Virginia. Mercy Street , the PBS program about life during the Civil War in the City of Alexandria, will debut Jan. 17 on PBS.

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  6. Calais migrants: French politicians want the crisis to be dumped on the UK side of the channelRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Independent

    They have demanded the French government renegotiate the 12-year treaty which, in effect, moved the UK border to the Pas de Calais John Lichfield has been The Independent's man in Paris since 1997, covering French news. Before that, he was the paper's Foreign Editor and he has also worked in Brussels and Washington.

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  7. Wet Hot American Summer returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... and Meloni were familiar from television. It was Cooper's first film role. Yet, somehow the goofy retro summer-camp comedy Wet Hot American Summer ( WHAS ) Around 2003 - after the film's creators, David Wain and Michael Showalter, thought everyone ...

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  8. Tom Cruise: Reporters banned from asking actor about ScientologyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... over the topic, instead bantering about workout routines. That puzzle, of course, is quickly solved by the fact that Comedy Central (which broadcasts The Daily Show ) and Paramount Pictures (which produces Mission: Impossible ) are both owned by ...

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  9. 'Ghostbusters' cast visits hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CNN

    ... been 30 years since the "Ghostbusters" first suited up, strapped on their proton packs and changed pop culture with comedy, special effects and an irresistible theme song. As the charming Dr. Peter Venkman, Bill Murray could do no wrong in the eyes ...

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  10. 'Cosby Show' Producer Hopes Show's Historical Significance Will Do On Despite Sex ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | StarPulse.com

    Television producer Tom Werner says that he's hopeful that fans of The Cosby Show will be still be able to enjoy the show in light of the recent Bill Cosby sex scandal. Werner, who co-produced Cosby's show with Marcy Carsey, still believes that it's "one of the most groundbreaking shows" ever, although it's "kind of tarnished" thanks to the dozens of women who have come out with accusations that Cosby drugged them and raped them.

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  11. HERO worker critically injured in Atlanta freeway crashRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WTVC

    Atlanta police say a highway emergency responder was critically injured when he was struck by a car on the city's Downtown Connector. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that HERO officer Moses King was struck around 1:40 a.m. Sunday while setting flares to block two lanes of traffic because of an earlier wreck near 17th Street.

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  12. Baltimore sees 11 people shot, 2 fatally, over the weekendRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WTVC

    On the heels of the most deadly month in 43 years, Baltimore saw 11 people shot, two of them fatally, in the first two days of August, including an incident in which seven people were shot. Acting Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said Sunday at a news conference that he believes the multiple-victim shooting was "a retaliatory act of violence."

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  13. Explosions shock congregants at 2 New Mexico churchesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WTVC

    A pair of small explosions just 20 minutes and a few miles apart shocked congregants at two churches in southern New Mexico. There were no injuries or deaths from the blasts Sunday morning outside Calvary Baptist and Holy Cross Catholic in Las Cruces.

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  14. Gypsies' plight emphasized on Roma Holocaust DayRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WTVC

    Europe's top human right official has drawn attention to the abuses and discrimination faced by the Roma minority as Europe commemorated the tens of thousands of Gypsies killed during World War II. The European Parliament has designated Aug. 2 as Roma Holocaust Memorial Day, remembering the approximately 220,000 Roma killed by Nazi Germany and its allies.

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  15. Monsoon rains kill more than 90 people in IndiaRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WTVC

    India's Home Ministry says heavy monsoon rains have killed more than 90 people in the past week and forced tens of thousands of people to take shelter in state-run relief camps. A ministry statement says a cyclone struck the worst-hit state of West Bengal, where 48 people have been killed.

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  16. Journalist slain in Mexico City had signs of tortureRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WTVC

    A group advocating for journalistic freedom says a photographer who was found slain in Mexico City had been tortured before his death. Espinosa was found dead late Friday along with four women.

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  17. Iran's president says nuclear deal achieves goalsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WTVC

    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says his country achieved its main goals in the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers last month. In a national address late Sunday, he says the accord recognizes Iran's right to enrich uranium and lifts international sanctions.

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  18. Media Critic: Jon Stewart Is a 'Tool' of the Obama AdministrationRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

    Reacting to the news that Jon Stewart and President Obama had secret meetings at the White House, media critic David Zurawik argued that the Daily Show host has become a "tool really of the Obama administration." During an appearance on Fox News' MediaBuzz , the Baltimore Sun columnist argued that Stewart's meetings with Obama expose the liberal comedian's true ideology: Look, I don't care if you're an actor, you're a writer, you're a poet, you're a songwriter, if you serve a politician's ideological agenda, you are a propagandist.

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  19. Raven-Symone Is Returning To Disney Channel, Get The DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    ... , the news has now been confirmed, as The Cheetah Girls actress will be featured on a one-hour special episode of the comedy on September 7th. Raven-Symone will be playing a former spy and computer engineering expert named Simone Deveraux that ...

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  20. Q & A with Canadian Actor Evan WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Originally from Swan Hills, a small town in northern Alberta, Canada Evan Williams has established a notable career as both a musician and an actor, which has kept him in the spotlight and brought him international recognition and fame over the past decade. From his roles as Kelly Ashoona in seasons eight and nine of the hit teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation to the title role of Baxter McNab in the live-action comedy series Baxter and Luke in the rom-com drama series Awkward, Williams has proven his ability to inhabit diverse recurring roles on television.

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