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'Black Panther' Movie Still Needs a Director As Ava DuVernay Passes On Project
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, July 4 (UPI) -- Ava DuVernay says she met with Marvel executives about directing the "Black Panther" superhero movie, but she ultimately decided to pass on the project.
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Pia Zadora and Cloris Leachman To Trade Lives for a Week On 'Wife Swap'
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, July 4 (UPI) -- Actresses Cloris Leachman and Pia Zadora are to trade lives on the reality show "Wife Swap," ABC announced.
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My ‘Constitutional Duty!': Wisconsin Man Arrested for Threatening To Shoot ‘usurper’ Obama
A Wisconsin man is in custody for threatening to kill President Barack Obama after allegedly telling a security guard at a La Crosse library, “the usurper is here and if I get a chance I’ll take him out and I’ll take the shot.” Bri
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Volvo Unveils New Child Seat Concept
Tomas MonzonGOTHENBURG, Sweden, July 4 (UPI) -- Volvo announced plans Thursday for a new child seat concept that places children in the front passenger seat.
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US Wakes To 4th Of July Holiday Worries About Terrorism, Wildfires, and Shark Attacks
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Millions of Americans readied on Saturday for Independence Day parades and firework shows amid worries over possible security threats, a spike in shark attacks on East Coast beaches and the danger of wildfires in the West. The D
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Slave To the Smartphone: Study Shows Most People Think First About Their Phone When They...
Most People Think About Their Phones When They First Wake Up Whether you’re reaching for your phone in the morning to shut off the alarm or to check all those important Instagram or Facebook updates you missed over the past 8 hours, you’re pro
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Charleston Church Shooter May Have Had Contact With White Supremacists Online: Report
SC Shooting Suspect Had Contact With White Supremacists Online: Report The white man charged in the shooting deaths of nine people at a historical black church in Charleston, South Carolina, last month had been in contact with white supremacists online, t
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Ted Cruz Calls for US To Withdraw From UN Human Rights Council
Cruz Calls For US To Quit UN Rights Body Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz called Friday for the U.S. to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), after the body voted to condemn Israel’s conduct during the 2014 war in
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NBC Won't Order Another Season Of 'The Bible'
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, July 4 (UPI) -- NBC has no plans to order another season of "A.D.: The Bible Continues."
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Ed Sheeran To Act In New, Medieval TV Drama Series
Karen ButlerLONDON, July 4 (UPI) -- British recording artist Ed Sheeran says he is to play a role on a new, medieval, drama series.
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Reddit Moderators Revolt After Popular Employee Dismissed
Amy R. ConnollySAN FRANCISCO, July 4 (UPI) -- Hundreds of message boards on Reddit went dark Friday in an apparent protest of the abrupt dismissal of a high-ranking company employee.
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9 Injured When Fireworks Explode In Crowd
Amy R. ConnollyAVON, Colo., July 4 (UPI) -- Nine people were injured when fireworks shells misfired into a crowd in Colorado. They were treated at the scene for burns.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 4, 2015
By United Press International UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Rodriguez, New York Yankees Agree On Bonuses Going To Charity
By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK -- If there is one way to describe what this season has been like for Alex Rodriguez, the best way is to call it "the year of the unexpected" for the controversial slugger.
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First Shoe Drops In St. Louis Cardinals' Hacking Scandal
By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange ST. LOUIS -- The first casualty from "Hackgate" was claimed Thursday, and it was the man who oversaw the St. Louis Cardinals' amateur draft less than a month ago.
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Miami Heat Sign First-round F Winslow
The Sports Xchange The Miami Heat signed forward Justise Winslow, who was the 10th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.
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Report: Aldridge Steps Back To Consider Plans
The Sports Xchange Free agent forward LaMarcus Aldridge will take some time to weigh his future after meeting with multiple teams the past few days, according to a report.
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Dallas Mavericks, Jordan Near Agreement On Max Contract
The Sports Xchange Free agent center DeAndre Jordan is expected to accept the Dallas Mavericks' four-year max contract offer, according to multiple reports Friday.
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Gyorko Single Lifts San Diego Padres Past St. Louis Cardinals
By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange ST. LOUIS -- Jedd Gyorko experienced a rocky start to the season, even spending time at Triple-A El Paso.
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Report: Rondo, Belinelli Headed To Sacramento Kings
The Sports Xchange Free agent guard Rajon Rondo and guard-forward Marco Belinelli reached contract agreements with the Sacramento Kings on Friday, according to multiple reports.
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Wimbledon: Serena Williams Survives; Djokovic Dominates
The Sports Xchange Serena Williams dodged a major upset on Friday, surviving a pulsating three-set match with England's Heather Watson to advance to the fourth round at Wimbledon.
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This Video Shows The ‘Top 10 Craziest Trump Moments’ – And This Guy Is Running...
I'm not sure which one I like better: the one where he demanded a house be torn down for his golf course, or the time he was in a skit that involved burying his face in the fake bosom of Rudy Giuliani.
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‘Live With Our Flag…N*ggas': Confederacy Fetishist Sends Alabama Councilman Racist Letter (SCREENSHOTS)
A "not-racist" Confederate flag supporter celebrated his "Southern heritage" by sending a racist letter to an Alabama city councilman: "We have to live with you n*ggas. So Live with our flag."
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Conservatives Desperate To Seem Not Racist Blast George Takei Over ‘Clown In Blackface’ Remark
The right-wing blogosphere has exploded against George Takei, who blasted Clarence Thomas' marriage equality dissent by saying he was a "clown in blackface."
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Under Fire for Comments About Immigrants, Trump Claims Random California Shooting Proves His Point
A random fatal shooting in San Francisco, allegedly by an immigrant, proves the United States must tighten its borders, according to a statement on Friday by U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is facing heavy criticism for his comments about Me
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Words Matter: Fox Pundit Calls De Blasio Fascist For Reconsidering Trump Business With NYC (VIDEO)
Another Fox News talking head, another stupid remark. Please learn what words mean before you use them!
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‘Die!': New York Woman Suspected Of Making Racist Threat Against Black Church
A New York woman has been charged with a hate crime after leaving a racist message on the voicemail of a predominantly African-American church, CBS New York reports. Elisa Pellino, 66, was arrested after allegedly phoning the New Hope Insti
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Watch This Satanist School Fox News On Constitution (VIDEO)
Fox News' Megyn Kelly invited the Satanic Temple’s Lucien Greaves on, and wound up with a lot of egg on her face.
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New York Governor Orders More July Fourth Security After Warning Of Terrorist Threat
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered heightened security measures across the state over the U.S. July Fourth holiday weekend in response to a call for vigilance by the federal government. “We are keenly aware that New York State remains
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‘This Is Gay Sharia': Conservative Warns Of Anti-Christian Fascism After Marriage Equality Ruling
“Love has won, now it’s time to shoot the prisoners.” Conservative columnist John Zmirak took to conservative radio programs recently to caution that America is about to fall to “gay Sharia,” according to Right Wing Watc
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Lil Fizz Sets A Thirst Trap On Instagram
Lil Fizz is feeling neglected now that his baby mama Moniece is smashing Rich Dollaz, so he posted a ridiculous thirst trap on his Instagram!