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Superstars like Jonathan Toews and Alex Ovechkin have said they hoped the National Hockey League would come around to the big picture appeal of the 2018 Games. "If you know that your main stakeholders, the players, want to play the Olympics - they've stated it and repeated it constantly over the last six months - and the PA [Players' Association] doesn't move and doesn't sit down to the table, what would you do if you were the National Hockey League?" Capitals owner Ted Leonsis said in ...
  • Denver to pay nearly $1M to family of teen killed by police

    Denver to pay nearly $1M to family of teen killed by police

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    The Jan. 26, 2015, shooting came shortly after the officer-involved deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner in NY. In January, Denver officials approved $1.6 million to settle a case involving Daniel Martinez Jr.'s wrongful arrest and prosecution in 2009.
  • Aquaman adds Dolph Lundgren as undersea ruler Nereus

    Aquaman adds Dolph Lundgren as undersea ruler Nereus

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    Created by writer Geoff Johns , who's now Chief Creative Officer at DC Films, and artist Paul Pelletier , Nereus first appeared in Aquaman #19 during the New 52 run of DC Comics. have a full slate ahead, with Teen Titans: The Judas Contract coming first on April 4, 2017. Momoa's Aquaman , who is making waves as a Polynesian version of the typically blonde, white character, will make his big screen debut in Justice League on November 17 .
  • Graham calls for more troops to fight ISIS

    Graham calls for more troops to fight ISIS

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    Rouhani added the USA attack was in line with policy to strengthen the terrorists. Saudi Arabia is one of the most vehement opponents of Assad. U.S. He will push for counterparts to adopt goals, including a transition away from Assad in Syria , Russia demilitarisation in the country and plans to rebuild infrastructure alongside any peace deal.
  • Ronaldo landmark as Madrid wins 2-1, ends Bayern record run

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    Madrid matched none of the initiative displayed by Bayern in the game's first half. Under Ancelotti , Ronaldo and Madrid produced one of their most dynamic displays of recent times at the Allianz Arena in 2014 when Real ran out 4-0 winners and the Portuguese scored twice in the semi-final second leg to set a new Champions League goals record of 17 in a single season.
  • Charlie Murphy Dies From Battle With Leukemia

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    Murphy found work in several movies before becoming a regular on the popular comedy television show The Chappelle Show with Dave Chappelle in 2003-2004. He was an in-demand stand-up comic, acted on shows including Black Jesus and Power, and lent his voice to animated shows including The Boondocks . "I loved Charlie Murphy ".
  • Amid Backlash From Advertisers, Bill O'Reilly Takes A Spring Break

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    The break comes amid a sexual harassment scandal and advertiser boycott, fueling speculation that O'Reilly is being suspended and may not return to the air. O'Reilly's ultimate fate will be determined by Rupert Murdoch and his sons, who run Fox News parent company 21st Century Fox. Around this time of year, O'Reilly said on his show, "I grab some vacation, because it's spring and Easter time".
  • Nelly Furtado Quietly Split From Husband Demacio Castellon... LAST YEAR!

    Nelly Furtado Quietly Split From Husband Demacio Castellon... LAST YEAR!

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    The "Promiscuous Girl" singer said writing and singing songs acted as her therapy; helping her get through the hard split. These days, she's taking better care of herself. The singer has a busy schedule, but still prioritizes her daughter and her family life over her career. "Sometimes you just want to sit home and bake some muffins for your daughter", she said.
  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child breaks Olivier Awards record

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    And it swept the four design awards for costume, lighting, set and sound. The two-part spectacular, now on stage at the Palace Theatre, won the accolade for best play, while the show's director John Tiffany scooped the best director prize, beating himself in the category for his other show The Glass Menagerie .
  • Vin Diesel denies feud with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

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    In 2015, Vin Diesel honoured his friendship with Paul Walker by naming his daughter Pauline. 'I think some things may be blown out of proportion. "And I was going in there to think he's coming to me to want the role and I'm the one there now having to convince him to do the role!" It's never a good sign when the third movie of a franchise loses all its headline stars and, instead, starts over with basically a cast of relative unknowns.
  • School gunman threatened wife when she moved out

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    San Bernardino police chief Jarrod Burguan said on Tuesday that Anderson threatened Smith when she moved out and accused her of infidelity in the first month of their marriage. A 9-year-old boy who was injured by gunfire was at Loma Linda Medical Center was listed in serious condition Tuesday morning. Investigators who searched Anderson's home after the shooting found a note that made reference to the relationship, feeling dishonored and "moving forward with no regrets", Burguan said.