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Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

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Daughter reveals Joan Rivers is still on life support

Comedian Joan Rivers remains on life support after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest.

Sir Paul McCartney performs with his band during the "Out There" Tour at the Times Union Center on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Albany, N.Y.

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Paul McCartney urges Scots to shun independence

Paul McCartney has signed an open letter to Scottish voters urging them to choose 'No' in a crucial poll over plans for the nation to break away from the rest of the U.K.

Marty Raybon rides in the CMA Festival Kick-Off Parade in Nashville, Wednesday, June 9, 2010.

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Marty Raybon rejoins Shenandoah

Marty Raybon has reunited with Shenandoah, the band he co-founded in 1984 and fronted for 13 years.

Nathan Followill, of Kings of Leon, is seen backstage at the Grammy Nominations Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, in Los Angeles.

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Kings of Leon drummer returns to the road

Nathan Followill has confirmed he'll be back behind the kit after breaking his ribs in a tour bus crash.

Snoop Dogg performs as part of the "How The West Was Won" concert at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 in Irvine, Calif.

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Snoop Dogg surprises bride and groom at wedding

Forget a photo booth! Guests at this wedding got to take pictures with Snoop Dogg!

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

Pistachios are seen after sorting at a processing factory in Rafsanjan, 1,000 kilometers southeast of Tehran September 23, 2008.

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Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide.

Runners and bikers compete in the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California June 1, 2014.

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Triathlons popular with middle-aged athletes

Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes.

James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

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Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

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Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber drives a quad bike at the beach as he takes a break in a resort in Punta Chame on the outskirts of Panama City in a January 27, 2014 file photo.

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Justin Bieber charged with dangerous driving

Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault following an altercation and collision on Friday.

A Delta Air Lines jet takes off from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Va., Monday, July 28, 2014. In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added.

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Delta flight diverted over reclining seat dispute

An argument over leg room and reclining seats forced a Florida-bound flight from New York to divert to a different airport.

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Illinois Ranked at the Top for School Emergency Plans

Illinois is the nation’s most improved state when it comes to establishing emergency plans for children

Kanye West American rapper, songwriter, record producer, film director, entrepreneur, and fashion designer, Kanye West attends the Cannes Lions 2014, 61st International Advertising Festival in Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. The Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival is a world's meeting place for professionals in the communications industry.

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Kanye West confronted SNL comedian over MTV VMAs spoof

Kanye West has urged SNL's Jay Pharoah not to make light of his hard work after the rapper was spoofed during the MTV Video Music Awards.

The cover of People magazine, dated 15th September, 2014, featuring the wedding of Angelina Jolie to Brad Pitt.

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Angelina Jolie debuts wedding dress featuring kids’ artwork

Angelina Jolie has debuted photos of her surprise nuptials to Brad Pitt, revealing she wore a designer wedding gown featuring artwork by their six children.

Singer Chris Brown leaves District of Columbia Superior Court in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, after pleading guilty on a misdemeanor assault. Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to hitting a man outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna. Brown pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and was sentenced to time served. He spent two days in a District of Columbia jail in this case.

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Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault

Chris Brown appeared at a court in Washington, D.C. and admitted beating up a man outside a hotel in the city last year.

Andre 3000 performs at the Way Out West Festival in 2014.

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Andre 3000 planning rap retirement next year

Outkast star Andre 3000 is convinced hip-hop is a young man's game and he confesses he can no longer keep up with his new peers.

Mary J Blige stands outside the itv studio in London.

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Mary J. Blige recruits U.K. artists for new record

Mary J. Blige has recruited U.K. artists Disclosure and Emeli Sande for her new album, The London Sessions.

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Illinois Ranked at the Top for School Emergency Plans

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Quinn and Rauner Agree: Don’t Raise the Gas Tax

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