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The Choice exclusive clip: Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer have puppy love

February is Valentine’s season. It also is, not coincidentally, Nicholas Sparks season. <i>Message in a Bottle, Dear John</i>, and <i>Safe Haven</i> all opened …

Actor Drake Bell Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

Police said they saw Bell swerving and speeding after abruptly stopping at a red light.<p>Drake Bell, the actor best known for his role on the Nickelodeon show "Drake & Josh," was arrested Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence in Glendale, California, the Los Angeles Times reports.<p>Bell, …

Crime

Stallone film prop sale raises more than $3 million

Los Angeles auction includes costumes and props from Rambo, Rocky and The Expendables<p>A leather jacked worn by Sylvester Stallone in the first Rocky film has been sold for $149,000 (£100,000) at an auction in Los Angeles.<p>The jacket sold for nearly twice as much as expected in the three-day auction, …

Beckham's appeal of 1-game suspension to be heard Wednesday

NEW YORK (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. is going to have his appeal of his one-game suspension heard by a former NFL receiver.<p>The NFL said Tuesday that …

Football (U.S.)

Mike Ditka recommends golf instead of football for kids

As increasing evidence sheds light on the physical and psychological risks of football, many parents are facing a dilemma: "Should my kids play?"<p>The health toll seemingly makes this decision clear. However, the game is so ingrained into our culture that saying "no" is not always a straightforward …

Golf

Major champions Spieth, Johnson and Day on their most memorable shots

Jason Day’s drive. Jordan Spieth’s flop shot. Zach Johnson’s putt.<p>Major championships produce shots that can be more memorable than the winner holding the trophy. Zach Johnson with a claret jug? The more lasting image from the British Open was Johnson holding his crouch and slowly clenching his …

Golf

Panthers have NFL-best 10 players selected for Pro Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers are two wins away from a perfect regular season. They are also a perfect 10 when it comes to the …

NFL

Apple starts offering proxy access to give shareholders more power over board of directors

The Wall Street Journal reports this evening that Apple has amended its bylaws to make it easier for long-time shareholders to nominate to the company’s board of directors. This makes Apple the latest company to adopt what is commonly referred to as “proxy access.”<p>Apple revealed the change in a …

Investing

Cord Cutting Has Started to Snip Away at Broadband

Cord cutting—the trend to ditch expensive cable or satellite TV packages for streaming services like Netflix—is on the rise, with 15% of Americans …

Kim Dotcom's extradition to US cleared by New Zealand judge

A New Zealand court has ruled that Kim Dotcom, the Megaupload founder, can be extradited to the United States to face charges of copyright infringement, racketeering and money laundering.<p>Kim Dotcom case is ’simple fraud’, court told<p>Read more<p>The decision, which can be appealed, comes almost four …

Surveillance

Lyft Becomes First Ride-Hailing Service Allowed At LAX

Los Angeles International Airport has long banned pickups by basic ride-hailing services, allowing Lyft to get a leg up on a major competitor.<p>Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that the app-based ride hailing service will begin picking passengers up at one of the world's busiest …

Transportation

Obamacare Enrollment Is Outpacing Last Year With 8 Million Sign-Ups

Early evidence suggests more young people are signing up, too.<p>WASHINGTON -- More than 8 million people signed up for coverage via the federal HealthCare.gov health insurance exchange marketplace as of Saturday, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said Tuesday.<p>On Friday, President …

Health Care

McDonald's Looking to Unload Its Japanese Branch

McDonald’s (mcd) is reportedly looking to sell a big chunk of shares of its Japanese subsidiary.<p>McDonald’s Holding Co. (Japan) (mdndf) was …

Starbucks Is Now Selling $200 Swarovski Crystal-Encrusted Gift Cards

Starbucks gift cards are an extremely popular holiday gift, and this year, the chain is making it easier than ever to show how much you truly care …

Brazil's Congress at the center of an explosive political crisis

It was a weekday morning, two weeks after impeachment proceedings were launched against Brazilian President<p>Dilma Rousseff, and the grand entrance to Brasilia's bold Modernist congressional building was packed with police.<p>Armed with riot gear, the officers lounged on stylish leather furniture, …

Brazil

Poland's parliament passes controversial law to rein in top court

Poland's parliament has passed an amendment changing the functioning of the country's constitutional court. Critics argue the law will erase checks …

Try It Now

Christmas Brunch Recipes You Can Make Ahead Of Time

The secret to an awesome Christmas morning.<p>Christmas is almost upon us and that means there is a lot that has to be done. No matter how joyful the holidays are, there is always a certain amount of stress that goes into hosting Christmas. The presents have to be bought, wrapped and quietly placed …

Breakfast

Jennifer Lawrence dishes on hooking up with Liam Hemsworth, but says she won't 'tap' Justin Bieber

Leave it to Andy Cohen to get Jennifer Lawrence to gossip — about herself.<p>The "Joy" and "Hunger Games" star stopped by Cohen's "Watch What Happens Live!" on Monday and dished on everything from her behavior at the Oscars to the lowdown on her celebrity pals.<p>The Bravo host managed to get the …

Miley Cyrus

NASA suspends InSight mission to Mars

US space agency NASA has suspended their next space mission to Mars. The announcement comes after private space flight firm SpaceX successfully …

Johnny Depp tops Forbes list of the most overpaid actors — here's who else is on it

Forbes released its list of Hollywood's most overpaid actors. It includes some big names like Jonny Depp (at No.1 ), Will Smith, and Brad Pitt. And everyone on the list is a man.<p>While Depp helmed one of the most profitable movie franchises in "Pirates of the Caribbean," his more recent efforts like …

Bulls' Joakim Noah (sprained shoulder) out at least 2 weeks

This is rough news for Chicago, as Joakim Noah has been playing quite well recently.<p>Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah sprained his left shoulder …

NBA

YouTube doesn't like T-Mobile's low-quality video scheme

YouTube isn't happy with T-Mobile's new Binge On program. The program, which launched last month, prevents T-Mobile subscribers from streaming HD video and in exchange allows them to stream video from Netflix, HBO Go, and a number of other services without having it count toward their data cap. …

T-Mobile

Revealed: 20 British Muslim families 'stopped' from entering US amid fears 'Trump ban is already in place'

Revelation comes as family of 11, from Walthamstow in north east London, barred from travelling to Disneyland in California without explanation<p>A growing number of British Muslims are being stopped from going to America as the country’s presidential race is being dominated by Donald Trump’s …

Homeland Security