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FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing payments to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with him, The New York Times reported Friday, July 20. The president's current personal lawyer confirmed the conversation and said it showed Trump did nothing wrong, according to the Times. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 20, 2018 - 6:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with him, people familiar with an investigation into the attorney said on Friday. The recording by attorney Michael Cohen...
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People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 20, 2018 - 6:08 pm
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The country-and-western tourist town of Branson, Missouri, mourned Friday for more than a dozen sightseers who were killed when a duck boat capsized and sank in stormy weather in the deadliest such accident in almost two decades. Divers found four more bodies in Table Rock Lake...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo, filmmaker James Gunn arrives at the 9th annual Governors Awards in Los Angeles. Gunn has been fired as director of “Guardians of the Galaxy 3” because of old tweets that recently emerged where he joked about subjects like pedophilia and rape. Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn said in a statement Friday, July 20, 2018, that the tweets are indefensible, and the studio has severed ties with Gunn. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
July 20, 2018 - 4:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Gunn was fired Friday as director of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" because of old tweets that recently emerged where he joked about subjects like pedophilia and rape. Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn announced the removal. "The offensive attitudes and statements...
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Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift and James Corden
(L-R) Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift and James Corden (Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/PA Images/Sipa USA)
July 20, 2018 - 12:19 pm
Taylor Swift, James Corden, Jennifer Hudson and Sir Ian McKellen are set to star in the upcoming movie version of the hit Broadway production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2018 file photo, David Spade attends the premiere of Netflix's "The Week Of" in New York. Spade says his family is coming together after the death of his sister-in-law Kate Spade. The fashion designer killed herself in June. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
July 20, 2018 - 10:29 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just a month after funeral services for his sister-in-law, comic-actor David Spade was back to business, promoting his new movie. But he also offered a few words about his family tragedy. Fashion designer Kate Spade was married to David's brother, entrepreneur Andy Spade. Kate...
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2017 file photo, from left, Miami Dolphins' Jelani Jenkins, Arian Foster, Michael Thomas, and Kenny Stills, kneel during the singing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle. Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem this season could be suspended for up to four games under a new team policy issued to players this week. The policy obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, July 19, 2018 classifies anthem protests as conduct detrimental to the club, punishable by suspension without pay, a fine or both. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)
July 19, 2018 - 11:32 pm
The NFL's two-month old national anthem policy is on hold. Hours after The Associated Press reported that Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week, the league and the players union issued a joint...
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This photo provided by the U.S. Army shows a tent that was blown down by a helicopter injuring 22 people at the Fort Hunter Liggett military base in California on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. A U.S. Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter was landing about 9:30 p.m. when the wind from its rotor caused the tent to collapse, said Amy Phillips, public information officer at the Monterey County base. (Spc. Derek Cummings/U.S. Army via AP)
July 19, 2018 - 6:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A medical evacuation drill at a California military base turned into a real emergency when two U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopters participating in the exercise blew down four large tents and injured 22 Army Reserve soldiers, officials said Thursday. No one was seriously injured in...
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In this June 19, 2008, file photo a truck drives past Mount Shasta near Weed, Calif. California and 14 other states are suing the Trump administration over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks. The lawsuit file
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
July 19, 2018 - 5:29 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California and 14 other states sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks. The July 6 decision by the Trump EPA was illegal and could put thousands of additional highly polluting...
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XXXTentacion (Photo credit: Matias J. Ocner/Miami Herald/TNS/SIPA USA)
XXXTentacion (Photo credit: Matias J. Ocner/Miami Herald/TNS/SIPA USA)
July 19, 2018 - 5:17 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion. Broward County panel formally charged Dedrick Williams, 22; Michael Boatwright, 22; Trayvon Newsome, 20; and Robert Allen...
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(150520) -- SHANGHAI, May 20, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Disney characters Mickey (R) and Minnie Mouse are seen during the opening ceremony for the Disney flagship store in Shanghai, east China, May 20, 2015. The store, occupying an area of 5,860 square meters in t
Minnie & Mickey Mouse (Photo credit: Xinhua/Sipa USA)
July 19, 2018 - 2:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service by buying the studios behind "The Simpsons" and X-Men. Getting Fox would help the House of Mouse compete with technology companies such as Amazon and...
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