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WATCH: Weird Al performs TV show songs

The funnyman treats Emmy viewers to a mashup of realistic show themes from hits including "Mad Men" and "Game of Thrones."

Justin Bieber attends the Amber Lounge 2014 Gala.

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Justin Bieber has brush with the law at L.A. restaurant

The "Baby" hitmaker's bodyguards got into another scuffle with a fan.

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Adlai and Abe Go Together

Ex-guv was Dem nominee for president twice in 1950s

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It’s official: Burger King is buying Tim Horton’s

The fast food king will buy the Canadian coffee chain to create the third-largest quick service restaurant group.

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NFL, FIFA, others in “think tank” on concussions

Officials from the NFL, FIFA and other sports organizations are banding together for better ways to identify and treat concussions.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Aug. 26.

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Slow down! Refs want to hit pause on up-tempo play

College football officials have formalized pace-of-play procedures in an effort to slow the game down.

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Hayden Panettiere’s Emmy slip-up

The actress is expecting her first child and accidentally revealed the gender during a red carpet interview.

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Father-daughter team traps blue lobster

A Maine teenager and her father have landed a one-in-two-million catch - a blue lobster.

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Obama plans executive steps to boost vets’ mental health care

The President will unveil a series of executive actions aimed at improving access to mental health treatment for former service members.

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Poll: Americans oppose paying ransom for hostages

Nearly two out of three Americans say governments should not pay ransom to terrorists in exchange for hostages.

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Michael Brown remembered in Missouri, march planned

Family and supporters celebrated the life of the black teen slain by a white officer in a funeral ringing with calls for peace and police reforms.

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Republicans pressure Obama to step up action on ISIS

Republicans want more aggressive U.S. action to defeat Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.

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CDC: E-cigarettes may tempt non-smoking teens to start

Once teens have tried e-cigarettes they are more inclined to give regular cigarettes a try, U.S. researchers say.

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Another Good Week for Illinois Crops

Corn 82 percent, soybeans 78 percent, good to excellent

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Emmys exalt old favorites over TV’s shiny newcomers

In a year dominated by Netflix and newcomers, the big broadcast networks still fared well.

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Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams

The Emmy Awards remembers Robin Williams, "the brightest star in a comedy galaxy."

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DNR Protection for Bear, Wolf, Cougar

These animals are still not prevalent in Illinois.

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Today’s celebrity birthdays

Actress Melissa McCarthy and actor Chris Pine are among those celebrating birthdays today.

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PHOTOS: Emmy red carpet arrivals

Some of Tinseltown's biggest talent walked the red carpet to celebrate the best and brightest in TV.

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Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

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A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.

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Iggy Azalea sues her ex

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The pop star alleges her ex copied files and footage from her computer.

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James Brown’s kids allege abuse, murder

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Grisly new books detail Brown's reputation as an abusive husband and suggest the singer was murdered.

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Nick Cannon’s $2M – yes, $2 million! – shoes

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The shoes hold more than 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in white gold with a weight of 340 carats.

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Joan Rivers leaves fortune to her dogs

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Oh, and some of it goes to her daughter too!