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NFL: More in Europe, and maybe L.A. as well


You are going to see more NFL games played overseas.

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Blatter, Platini suspended from soccer by FIFA’s ethics body


FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, European soccer chief UEFA Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days, the ethics committee of football's global governing body said.

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PREVIEW: 2015 Presidents Cup


The 2015 President's Cup kicks off in Incheon, South Korea today.

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Cubs beat Pirates after another Arrieta pitching gem


The Chicago Cubs celebrated their first postseason win in 12 years when they beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the Major League Baseball playoffs on Wednesday.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute


Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 8.


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‘Pan’ taps origins of Peter Pan’s 100-year pop culture adventure


In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.

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2 Illinois Bands Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Open Hearts Foundation 4th Annual Gala - Arrivals

Featuring: Cheap Trick,Robin Zander,Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson,Bun E. Carlos
Where: Malibu, California, United States
When: 10 May 2014
Credit: SIPA/

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"Chicago" and Rockford's Cheap Trick are among eight first-time nominees.

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Keanu Reeves wants to have a third ‘Bill & Ted’ adventure


The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.

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Neil Patrick Harris writing children’s books


The "How I Met Your Mother" star is penning a new series called "The Magic Misfits."

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Taraji P. Henson: ‘Empire’ feud rumors are ‘silly’


“Empire” stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard have branded rumors of an on-set feud “silly”. The pair play former…

Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Peewee footballers ‘Whip’ & ‘Nae Nae’ instead of playing


That moment when you're supposed to be playing football but your jam comes on ...

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WATCH: ‘Jaws 19’ trailer


It's the movie that "Back to the Future II" promised us we'd see in 2015.

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This ‘Star Wars’ Disney movie mashup is amazing


What happens with the trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is combined with other Disney classics? A thing of beauty.

The Latest from Ray Lytle


Ray has guest from UKRAINE

Ray talks to visitors from the Ukraine about Putin and the horse shoe


ASK THE EXPERT “being a good patient”

What does it take to be a good patient?

3rd Annual Champion of Jewish Values International Awards Gala - Arrivals

Featuring: Ted Cruz
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 28 May 2015
Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/

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The campaign of disallowing

Ted Cruz is trying to ban his way to the White House


John Oliver is less concerned about Donald Trump than other Late Night hosts

Stephen Colbert asks John Oliver what he thinks about Donald Trump

National Headlines

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‘Like’ it or not, changes are coming to Facebook


The social network is launching a pilot test of "Reactions," which will allow users to express a range of emotions including love, happiness, anger, and sadness.

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Volkswagen CEO faces tough questions in congressional hearing


Volkswagen's cheating on emissions with the use of software in diesel cars was not a corporate decision, but something that "individuals did," its U.S. chief executive says.

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McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker, election postponed


McCarthy had been the favorite to be selected as the official party choice to replace John Boehner.

in Lifestyle

Amazon taking on Etsy

A box from is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

Amazon is launching a site for handcrafted goods called Amazon Handmade, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for homemade items ahead of the holiday season.

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Pumpkin at the Carillon

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