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    New York Gov. Cuomo pledges state aid effort for Puerto Rico

    NEW YORK (AP) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday launched a state effort to help Puerto Rico.The Democrat announced the relief effort after visiting the hurricane-ravaged island Friday. It will encourage residents statewide to donate goods...

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    Inmate wins order forcing Missouri prisons to ban smoking

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Missouri prisons have been ordered to eliminate smoking after an asthmatic inmate serving a life sentence for two murders won a court judgment.The Kansas City Star reports Missouri has been ordered to go smoke-free by...

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    'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' dethrones 'It' with $39M debut

    NEW YORK (AP) The R-rated spy comedy "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" has taken over the top spot at the North American box office with an estimated $39 million debut.The 20th Century Fox release pushed the Stephen King sensation "It" into second...

    By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer|

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    Demi Lovato to help war-scarred children in Iraq

    NEW YORK (AP) Demi Lovato was named a Global Citizen ambassador at the organization's annual music festival Saturday, championing the mental health of thousands of children displaced within Iraq and other vulnerable communities.The singer and...

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    Soul singer Charles Bradley dead at 68

    NEW YORK (AP) Charles Bradley, known as the "Screaming Eagle of Soul" for a powerful, raspy style that evoked one of his musical heroes, James Brown, died Saturday at age 68.Bradley, who achieved success later in life with his 2011 debut album...

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    Mary J. Blige concert canceled in Louisville

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) A Mary J. Blige concert in Louisville has been canceled.The "Be Without You" singer had been scheduled to perform at the KFC Yum! Center on Saturday. A news release from the venue issued Saturday morning said the concert...

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    Dodgers celebrate Tommy Lasorda's 90th birthday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Shortly before the Los Angeles Dodgers tried to clinch the NL West on Friday night, they threw a party.One to celebrate Tommy Lasorda's 90th birthday.During a pregame ceremony, the Hall of Fame manager was surrounded by more...

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    Reports say Kylie Jenner is pregnant with first child

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Is there going to be another addition to the Jenner-Kardashian clan?Several media outlets including TMZ and People are reporting Friday that 20-year-old Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of the reality show family, is expecting...

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    Batman comic series to feature scenery from Portland, Maine

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Holy hometown, Batman!A highly anticipated Batman comic book series will have some locations that might look familiar to Maine residents. The Portland Press Herald reports Portland City Hall, Old Port's cobblestone streets...

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    Rapper Chief Keef pleads not guilty to South Dakota charges

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Rapper Chief Keef has pleaded not guilty to drug charges in South Dakota.The rapper whose legal name is Keith Cozart was arrested June 12 at the Sioux Falls airport, where officials say marijuana was found in his carry-on...

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