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Friday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Friday, Aug. 22.

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U.S. keeper Howard to take year off from international duty

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U.S national team goalkeeper Tim Howard says he will take a year off from international duty in order to spend more time with his family.

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European soccer clubs opening U.S. academies

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More American kids are harboring dreams of becoming the next David Beckham or Leo Messi.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here are the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Aug. 21.

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Stewart to skip third race since fatal crash

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Tony Stewart will skip this weekend's NASCAR race at the Bristol Motor Speedway.

Entertainment

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‘Jackass’ star could face charges for ‘Seaworld sucks’ sign prank

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WATCH: Steve-O could face criminal charges for defacing a San Diego highway sign and promoting the prank via social media.

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Crowdfunding fails

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Because we can't all be winners.

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Confirmed: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have split

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The showbiz superstars have been living in separate houses for months, Cannon says.

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WATCH: 2014 Emmy nominee previews

This image released by AMC shows Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston, wearing a Bollman 1940’s pork pie hat in a scene from the second season of "Breaking Bad." Cranston was nominated for a Golden Globe for best actor in a drama series for his role in the series on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. The 71st annual Golden Globes will air on Sunday, Jan. 12.

Are your favorite shows nominated for an Emmy this year? Check out our list of TV's biggest shows to find out.

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REVIEW: Adults, stay away from ‘If I Stay’

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Is it just for the cash, or do the people behind these teen romance fantasies actually believe they are being profound?

Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Best Ice Bucket Challenge fail. Period.

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WATCH: A girl attempts the Ice Bucket Challenge immediately after having her wisdom teeth removed. It backfires miserably.

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‘Baby Got Class’: A back to school parody

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The family that brought you "Xmas Jammies" is back with another fantastic parody video.

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What Nick Offerman thinks about in the shower

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These genius thoughts prove Nick Offerman is more than just a simple man with a glorious mustache.

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From ‘Breaking Bad’ to ‘Barely Legal Pawn’

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WATCH: Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul reunited for "Barely Legal Pawn," to promote the upcoming Emmy Awards.

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Robin Williams musical tribute: ‘Seize the Day’

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Robin Williams' best films are remixed and set to music in this awesome Melodysheep tribute.

COMING UP ON MORNING NEWSWATCH

 Morning Newswatch

Friday on the Morning Newswatch, Joey will talk to some of the stars of the “Makado” opening this weekend at the Hoogland Center for the Arts, and give you the latest on the unrest in Ferguson.  It’s the information you need to start your day, Friday on the Morning Newswatch from 5:30 to 9.

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Watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

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This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.

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Pentagon: Islamic State threat ‘beyond anything we’ve seen’

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The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.

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Violence-weary Missouri town sees second night of calm

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Ferguson, Missouri saw a second night of relative calm after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen nearly two weeks ago.

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Put on some sunscreen!

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Fewer U.S. teenagers are using sunscreen, even as skin cancer rates increase, a study found.

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U.S. Rep. Ryan sees no gov’t. shutdown this year

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U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan expects his Republican Party to avoid government shutdown this year.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Best Ice Bucket Challenge fail. Period.

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WATCH: A girl attempts the Ice Bucket Challenge immediately after having her wisdom teeth removed. It backfires miserably.

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