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Jimmy Fallon mocks Trump with fake Oscar movie reviews

We know Donald Trump likes <i>Finding Dory</i>, but what does he think about some of the Oscar-nominated films? <i>Tonight Show</i> host Jimmy Fallon channeled the …

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen Celebrate 8th Wedding Anniversary With Sweet Pics

How sweet it is! <b>Tom Brady</b> and <b>Gisele Bündchen</b> celebrated their eighth wedding anniversary on Sunday, February 26, with sweet messages and photos …

S. Carolina law makes it tough to lower Confederate flags

WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) — In the aftermath of the racially motivated Charleston church slayings in 2015, the Confederate flag was removed from the South …

South Sudan conflict: The hungry emerge from swampland for aid

<b>Three years of civil war in South Sudan have driven thousands of families into the marshes of the Nile to hide from the fighting. A famine has been declared some parts. The BBC's Alastair Leithead has been to the rebel-held town Thonyor in Leer County, where people have been told to gather to get</b> …

Rudaw TV Journalist Shifa Gardi Killed by Roadside Bomb

A TV journalist covering the battle to retake Mosul from occupying ISIS fighters was killed by a roadside bomb Saturday, Rudaw TV said.<p>Shifa Gardi, 30, was killed and her cameraman was injured, the Kurdish media organization said in a statement. It's the first recorded killing of a journalist in …

After Kansas Shooting, More Than $1 Million Donated For Victims' Families

Less than a week after a man opened fire in a crowded Kansas bar, killing one man and injuring two others, thousands of strangers from around the world have opened up their wallets to comfort the victims' families.<p>Three separate GoFundMe accounts have between them raised more than $1 million in …

Transgender boy wins Texas girls wrestling championship

Mack Beggs, a 17-year-old wrestler who identifies as male, has won a Texas state title in girls wrestling, overcoming jeers from the crowd en route to a controversial championship.<p>The victory was contentious in part because Beggs is taking testosterone as he transitions from female to male, which …

Polish judges urged to 'fight every inch' for their independence

Supreme court president says plans to change how judges are appointed could turn courts into ‘plaything’ for politicians<p>The president of Poland’s supreme court has urged the country’s judges to “fight for every inch of justice” as the rightwing government pushes for changes that critics say would …

To Battle Fake News, Ukrainian Show Features Nothing but Lies

KIEV, Ukraine — The studio lights dim, and the anchor taps a stack of papers on her desk and directs a steely gaze toward the television cameras.<p>What appears to be a nightly newscast is about to begin, only with a very Ukrainian twist: Everything is a lie, from start to finish.<p>“Welcome to …

Journalism

Half of the world's species could become extinct, biologists say

Here's the sobering truth: Around half the species on Earth today could disappear by middle of the century, unless we humans can tackle climate …

Arkansas lawmaker tries to remove Clinton’s name from state airport, says it’s embarrassing

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker wants to remove the names of Arkansas' most famous Democrats from Little Rock's airport.<p>Sen. Jason Rapert says pilots have complained to him about flying into Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport. He says Little Rock's airport commission …

'Ring of fire' solar eclipse attracts stargazers in Chile and Argentina

As moon and sun aligned in a narrow band across the Southern Hemisphere, onlookers experienced a rare eclipse. Experts warned that looking directly …

After Kansas Shootings, Indians Are Wary of Coming to U.S.

NEW DELHI — Jeena Sharma, 25, was applying for a work visa to the United States when news came that two Indian engineers had been shot in a Kansas bar by a man who drunkenly questioned their immigration status.<p>News of the shootings, which took place last Wednesday, was quickly eclipsed by other …

Dozens of headstones toppled at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery

More than 100 headstones have been damaged at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, authorities said Sunday.<p>WPVI reported that Aaron Mallin discovered the damage Sunday morning when he arrived at Mount Carmel Cemetery to visit his father's grave. Police said that they received a call from a man that …

Thrones' Neil Fingleton Dead at 36

<i>Game of Thrones</i> actor Neil Fingleton, who played the towering Mag the Mighty on the HBO drama, died Saturday in the UK of heart failure. He was …

Game of Thrones

People's Court judge Joseph Wapner dies at 97

Joseph Wapner, America’s first reality TV judge who rose to fame on <i>The People’s Court</i><i>,</i> has died, according to the Associated Press. He was 97.<p>The …

David Letterman

Natalie Portman Will Miss The 2017 Oscars

The 35-year-old star is up for Best Actress.<p>Natalie Portman won’t be at the Oscars on Sunday when her name is called as one of the evening’s Best Actress nominees.<p>The 35-year-old star, who’s nominated for her role in “Jackie,” is skipping this year’s ceremony, and also missed Saturday’s Independent …

Magician Daryl Easton Found Dead Inside LA’s Magic Castle Club

“The magic community mourns the loss of one of our most beloved and talented performers,” club says of card trick master Daryl Easton<p><i>Updated February</i> …