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3 weeks ago in Weird

Guilty conscience: Stolen sign returned after 30 years

It took 30 years, but a guilty conscience led someone who stole a large metal sign in Florida to return it — along with a $50 money order — to the New Smyrna Beach Police Department.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 8

A look back on the notable Hollywood milestones from years past.

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3 weeks ago in Lifestyle

FBI director says unlocking method won’t work on newer iPhones

The Federal Bureau of Investigation's secret method for unlocking the iPhone 5c used by one of the San Bernardino shooters will not work on newer models, FBI Director James Comey said.

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3 weeks ago in National

U.S. senators reach deal to bolster airport security

Republicans and Democrats in the Senate reached a deal on Thursday to boost travel security at airports in the aftermath of the Brussels attacks, according to a source familiar with the matter.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Rogue One’ trailer unveils female hero

Delighted fans got their first look at the spin-off film set in the "Star Wars" universe which comes soon after JJ Abrams' successful reboot of the intergalactic saga last year.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: McCarthy shines in ‘The Boss’

Sharp wit, foul language, and bodily humor combine to offer an appealing repertoire of McCarthy’s talents. However, the supporting cast is underutilized, and the movie itself falls flat.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment, Sports

John Oliver sends more ‘riff-raff’ to Yankee Stadium

The premium seats are going for cheap, thanks to the "Last Week Tonight" host.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

2 finalists set for last ‘American Idol’ showdown

The "American Idol" series finale airs tonight.

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3 weeks ago in Weird

‘Monster’ alligator killed in Florida hunt

A 780-pound "monster" alligator slain in a Florida hunt and hauled out of the water with a farm tractor falls short of the state record for length, a wildlife official said.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Sean Penn to play ‘grumpy’ character in ‘Angry Birds’

"The Angry Birds Movie," which hits theaters in May, will also feature the vocal talents of Blake Shelton, Josh Gad, "Game of Thrones" star Peter Dinklage, and Charlie XCX.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Toronto manager ignites baseball backlash with ‘dresses’ comment

The manager of the Toronto Blue Jays faced a backlash on Wednesday after saying players might have to "wear dresses" because umpires in Tuesday's game enforced a new slide rule designed to take deliberate contact out of baseball.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Day heads stellar cast to set up a Masters special

If a standout movie is guaranteed by a stellar cast, then the Masters is shaping up as one of the best in recent memory with all of the game's leading players having produced superb form over the past three months.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

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3 weeks ago in National, World

First Syrians leave for U.S. under surge resettlement program

The first Syrian family to move to the U.S. under its speeded-up "surge" resettlement operation has left Jordan for the United States.

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3 weeks ago in National

FAA panel recommends standards for drone flights over people

A Federal Aviation Administration advisory panel on Wednesday recommended that regulators set new rules allowing drones to fly over members of the public if the aircraft meet new standards to minimize the danger of physical injuries from collisions.

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3 weeks ago in National

U.S. readies bank rule on shell companies amid ‘Panama Papers’ fury

The U.S. Treasury Department intends to soon issue a long-delayed rule forcing banks to seek the identities of people behind shell-company account holders, after the "Panama Papers" leak provoked a global uproar over the hiding of wealth via offshore banking devices.

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3 weeks ago in National

Clinton, Sanders turn spiky ahead of New York primary

Hillary Clinton, stung by a string of losses, is testing a new line of attack against rival Bernie Sanders ahead of New York's Democratic primary: sharply questioning his credentials and suggesting he lacks expertise to implement his campaign pledge to break up big banks.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Charlie Sheen under investigation by LAPD ‘threat’ detectives

Police disclosed little else about the investigation, which the LAPD spokesman, officer Mike Lopez, said began with a complaint lodged against the actor on March 31.

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3 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, April 7

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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3 weeks ago in Viral Videos

A Justin Bieber soap opera

Salma Hayek, Ray Romano, James Corden, and Gary Oldman star in a soap opera with dialog written entirely in Justin Bieber lyrics.

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1 hour ago in Local

Maine Legislature Votes to Override Drug Antidote Veto

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The Maine Legislature has voted overwhelmingly to override Maine Gov. Paul LePage's veto of a bill to increase the availability of a drug overdose antidote.

20 hours ago in Local

Synthetic Pesticide Task Force Proposed In Portland

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Portland City Council's Energy and Sustainability Committee voted in favor of creating a task force to consider restricting the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizer in the city.

21 hours ago in Local

Augusta Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Distribution Charges

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A 44-year-old Augusta man has admitted to federal drug distribution charges stemming from a 2015 traffic stop arrest at a southern Maine rest stop

23 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Annoying Windows reminder interrupts live TV

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1 day ago in Local

Greek Orthodox Priest’s Sex Abuse Conviction Is Upheld

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The Maine supreme court has rejected the appeal of a former Greek Orthodox priest convicted of sexually abusing a child.

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