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Saturday’s TV highlights and weekend talk shows: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ and more

April 21, 2018 | Source: Matt Cooper

SERIES Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Around the World The veteran journalist visits Shanghai, then Accra, to talk with locals about romance and related issues in back-to-back new episodes. 7 and 8 p.m. CNN Ransom Eric and Oliver (Luke Roberts, Brando…

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Word about Shohei Ohtani’s frustrating stuff is getting around

April 21, 2018 | Source: Jeff Miller

He wouldn’t name names, but Andrelton Simmons admitted that at least two opponents have expressed exasperation over Shohei Ohtani. “A couple of them have told me, ‘I’m over this guy already,’ ” the Angels shortstop said. “We’ve just laughed about it.” …

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Tearful mourners line up in Houston to pay final respects to Barbara Bush

April 20, 2018 | Source: Associated Press

A spray of flowers covered the closed silver casket of former First Lady Barbara Bush in the sanctuary of a Houston church as hundreds of mourners began arriving Friday to pay their final respects. People waited in line hours early for security screeni…

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LAPD officer arrested on 3 counts of murder in suspected DUI crash in Whittier

April 20, 2018 | Source: Joseph Serna, Kate Mather

A Los Angeles police officer was arrested Friday and charged with three counts of murder in connection with a suspected DUI crash on the 605 Freeway in Whittier last fall, authorities said. Edgar Verduzco, 26, was taken into custody at a friend’s home …

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UCLA spring showcase might provide glimpses of new coach Chip Kelly’s plans

April 20, 2018 | Source: Ben Bolch

It could be more of a jam session than a full-on rehearsal. Significant band members will be missing. The lyrics are still being mastered. The date and location won’t be printed on the back of any T-shirts. “UCLA spring football showcase 2018, Drake St…

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Federal judge delays ruling in Stormy Daniels lawsuit against Trump and his personal lawyer

April 20, 2018 | Source: Richard Winton

A federal judge postponed a ruling on a request by President Trump and his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, who is now the subject of a federal investigation, for a 90-day delay of a lawsuit filed against them by porn star Stormy Daniels. U.S. District …

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The best and the worst of OPS+

April 20, 2018 | Source: Houston Mitchell

Welcome to a new weekly feature in which we use new-age baseball stats to take a look at baseball, either currently or historically. This week, we look at OPS+, which is a stat that measures a player’s contribution on offense and compares him to an ave…

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How one woman was shunned for having cancer but found a ‘new family’

April 20, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

This Kenyan woman was rejected by friends and family after being diagnosed with cervical cancer.

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Prince Charles to be next Commonwealth head

April 20, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Commonwealth leaders agree that the Prince of Wales will be the next head of the organisation.

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Zimbabwe parliament summons Robert Mugabe over diamond theft claim

April 20, 2018 | Source: BBC News - Africa

A parliamentary committee aims to establish the extent of diamond plundering in Zimbabwe.

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