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Top reason Americans will vote for Trump: ‘To stop Clinton’

The U.S. presidential election may turn out to be one of the world's biggest un-popularity contests.

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Rauner Declines to Endorse Trump

Rauner doesn't like Trump's "rhetoric."

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Emma and Noah continue to be tops for baby names

When it comes to baby names, Americans seem to be somewhat united.

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4 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment

Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

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5 hours ago in Entertainment, Weird

Fanciful ‘Boaty McBoatface’ passed over for vessel name

Don't expect to see Boaty McBoatface on the high seas.

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One Shot Left at Changing Remap This Year

Independent Maps petitions arrive today

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct.

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Remove Statute of Limitations for Child Sex Offenders?

Could prevent another Hastert

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5 hours ago in Music

Jennifer Lopez goes country with Jennifer Nettles

The Sugarland star recruited the "Booty" singer for a song called "My House," which features on Nettles' new solo album, "Playing With Fire," due out on May 13.

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5 hours ago in Music

Justin Timberlake drops new single ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’

The pop superstar hasn't released any music since his 2013 album "The 20/20 Experience," choosing to take some time off to enjoy life with his wife Jessica Biel their son Silas.

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5 hours ago in Entertainment

Alden Ehrenreich cast as Han Solo in ‘Star Wars’ spinoff

He will take on the role of Solo, previously made famous by Harrison Ford, in Disney's standalone movie about the life of the hero before he first made his appearance in 1977's "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope."

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6 hours ago in Music

Chris Brown gets restraining order against fan

Danielle Patti is currently locked up in a county jail after she was arrested for allegedly trespassing on Chris' California property in April, for the second time in the space of five months.

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6 hours ago in Sports

Paterno’s son: Supposed 1976 allegation vs. father is ‘bunk’

Joe Paterno's son says an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."

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6 hours ago in National

U.S. cracks down on e-cigarettes and cigars, bans sales to minors

The U.S. government took wide-ranging steps to crack down for the first time on e-cigarettes and cigars, growing in popularity among teens, and banned sales to anyone under age 18 in hopes of sparing a new generation from nicotine addiction.

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6 hours ago in Olympics, Sports

Rio mayor assures Olympics not impacted by graft, political turmoil

Rio de Janeiro's mayor said Thursday preparations for the Olympics will not be impacted by Brazil's political turbulence, and he guaranteed there was zero corruption in the city's projects for the games.

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6 hours ago in National

Senators urge regulators to ID vehicles with possible faulty Takata air bags

Two U.S. Senators urged auto safety regulators to publicly name the makes and models of tens of millions of vehicles with potentially faulty Takata air bag inflators, according to a letter made public late on Thursday.

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6 hours ago in Entertainment

10 inventions predicted by ‘The Simpsons’

If the future looks familiar, it's because the hit Fox TV show predicted it years ago.

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6 hours ago in Sports

For Derby hopefuls, owning a horse like owning a team

For many racehorse owners, it's the experience, more so than making money, that attracted them to the Sport of Kings but they face a tough task to get into the elite field for events like the Kentucky Derby.

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6 hours ago in National

Chagrined anti-Trump Republicans seek to recruit third-party candidate

Donald Trump's emergence as the last man standing in the Republican presidential race has prompted his critics inside the party to intensify their search for a candidate they could back as a serious third-party alternative.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

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

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 6

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

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Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment

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Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

5 hours ago in Entertainment, Weird

Fanciful ‘Boaty McBoatface’ passed over for vessel name

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Don't expect to see Boaty McBoatface on the high seas.

5 hours ago in Music

Jennifer Lopez goes country with Jennifer Nettles

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The Sugarland star recruited the "Booty" singer for a song called "My House," which features on Nettles' new solo album, "Playing With Fire," due out on May 13.

5 hours ago in Music

Justin Timberlake drops new single ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’

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The pop superstar hasn't released any music since his 2013 album "The 20/20 Experience," choosing to take some time off to enjoy life with his wife Jessica Biel their son Silas.

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Alden Ehrenreich cast as Han Solo in ‘Star Wars’ spinoff

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He will take on the role of Solo, previously made famous by Harrison Ford, in Disney's standalone movie about the life of the hero before he first made his appearance in 1977's "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope."