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Matthew Perry, Emmy-nominated ‘Friends’ star, dead at 54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Friends" star Matthew Perry, the Emmy-nominated actor whose sarcastic, but lovable Chandler Bing was among television's most famous and most quotable characters, has died at 54. The actor was found dead at his Los Angeles home, according to coroner's records. An investigation into how Perry died is ongoing, and it may take weeks before his cause of death is determined. Perry's body was found in a […]

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The last new Beatles song, ‘Now And Then,’ will be released next week

NEW YORK (AP) — This is it — the last "new" Beatles song. Sixty years after the onset of Beatlemania, the surviving members of the quartet are releasing the song "Now And Then." Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr got a little help from artificial intelligence. The song was written and recorded in sketch form by the late John Lennon in the late 1970s. McCartney, Starr and the late George Harrison […]

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What’s that bar band playing ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’? Oh, it’s the Rolling Stones!

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones celebrated the release of their first collection of new original songs in 18 years with a club gig in Manhattan before a few hundred invited guests. The rock legends performed seven songs Thursday, four of them from the new "Hackney Diamonds" disc. The album is out Friday. But they had time for a few favorites. "You might be familiar with this one," singer […]

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Burt Young, Oscar-nominated actor who played Paulie in ‘Rocky’ films, dies at 83

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Burt Young, the Oscar-nominated actor who played Paulie, the rough-hewn, mumbling-and-grumbling best friend, corner-man and brother-in-law to Sylvester Stallone in the "Rocky" franchise, has died. He was 83. Young died Oct. 8 in Los Angeles, his daughter, Anne Morea Steingieser, told the New York Times on Wednesday. No cause was given.  Young had roles in acclaimed films and television shows including "Chinatown," "Once Upon a Time […]

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Man expected to plead guilty to stealing ‘Wizard of Oz’ ruby slippers from Minnesota museum

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man charged with stealing ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the "The Wizard of Oz" from a Minnesota museum is expected to change his plea to guilty at a court hearing. Seventy-six-year-old Terry Jon Martin was indicted in May on one count of theft of a major artwork and is scheduled to appear in court Friday. The shoes from the film were stolen from the […]

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Phillies knock out Braves again to reach NLCS vs Diamondbacks

There are four teams left fighting for the World Series trophy. Nick Castellanos became the first player to hit multiple homers in consecutive postseason games, and the Philadelphia Phillies eliminated the Atlanta Braves for the second straight year with a 3-1 victory Thursday night in Game 4 of their National League Division Series. The defending NL champion Phillies advanced to an all-wild card NLCS against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Game 1 […]

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Orioles get swept for 1st time in 2023, lose AL Division Series in 3 games to Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Gunnar Henderson and the Baltimore Orioles picked the wrong week to get swept for the first time in 2023. The rookie shortstop didn't even know what losing in a sweep felt like in the big leagues before the AL Division Series against the Texas Rangers. After winning 101 games and finishing the regular season with the American League's best record, the Orioles trailed by six runs […]

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Olympic gymnastics champion Mary Lou Retton is in intensive care with pneumonia

Olympic gymnastics champion Mary Lou Retton has pneumonia and is in intensive care in a Texas hospital. Retton's daughter, McKenna Kelley, shared Retton's condition in an Instagram post on Tuesday. Kelley said the 55-year-old Retton, who became the first American woman to win the Olympic all-around title, is "fighting for her life" and not able to breathe on her own. Kelley started a fundraising campaign on Retton's behalf for medical […]

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Dick Butkus, fearsome Hall of Fame Chicago Bears linebacker, dies at 80

NFL Hall of Fame middle linebacker Dick Butkus of the Chicago Bears has died. He was 80. The team said in a statement that he died Thursday. Citing his family, the team said Butkus died in his sleep at his home in Malibu, California. Butkus was a Hall of Famer whose bone-rattling tackles made him one of the most intimidating players in NFL history. He was the quintessential modern linebacker, […]

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