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U.S. will bid for 2024 Olympic summer games

The United States is seeking to host the summer games for the first time since 1996.

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Police: Porter Man Dies A Week After Fryeburg Crash

FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) - Police say a second person has died of injuries sustained in a traffic crash in Fryeburg earlier this month.

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WATCH: Marcus Mariota’s ‘top 10′ thoughts on the Heisman

The Oregon Ducks QB presents a "Letterman" top 10 list.

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ATF To Use Computer Model In Portland Fire Case

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Scientists with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are using a computer model to re-create the conditions of an apartment fire that killed six people in Portland in November.

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Bucks rookie Parker out for season with knee injury

The highly regarded Milwaukee forward tore a ligament in his left knee.

In this photo taken Nov. 6, 2014, entertainer Bill Cosby pauses during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. The Smithsonian Institution is mounting a major showcase of African-American art and African art together in a new exhibit featuring the extensive art collection of Bill and Camille Cosby. More than 60 rarely seen African-American artworks from the Cosby collection will join 100 pieces of African art at the National Museum of African Art. The exhibit “Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue,” opens Sunday and will be on view through early 2016.

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No charges against Cosby in ’74 sex claim

The comedian has been the subject of more than a dozen sex abuse allegations over the past two months.

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MMA fighters sue league, allege antitrust

The lawsuit alleges the Ultimate Fighting Championship is a monopoly that limits the potential earnings of its athletes.

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NY premiere of ‘The Interview’ canceled after threats

The Sony comedy about the assassination of North Korean President Kim Jong-Un, has sparked threats from hackers.

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Maine Lawyer Gets 2 Years For Laundering Drug Money

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A former criminal defense attorney and sports agent from Maine has been sentenced to two years in prison for laundering nearly $200,000 of a business partner's illicit drug profits.

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Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill

The legislation funds most government agencies through September 2015.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Pit bull is terrified of pineapple

Stella, the pit bull, does not approve of the pineapple in her home.

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Christmas in Colonial America wasn’t always festive

Little is known about how Christmas was celebrated in Colonial times.

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 17

A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

Aug 31, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera (53) hits a home run in sixth inning against New York Yankees at Rogers Centre.

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Busy White Sox add outfielder Melky Cabrera

Chicago signed outfielder Melky Cabrera to a three-year $42 million contract.

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WATCH: Idina Menzel’s holiday traditions

The "Frozen" star talks about starting holiday traditions with her son.

Actor and comedian Robin Williams poses during a press tour promoting his new movie "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif., Friday, June 15, 2007.

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Robin Williams’ suicide seizes the year on Google

Google says Robin Williams' suicide seared into the world's collective mindset more than anything else this year.

** FILE ** In this April 23, 2008 file photo, a man listens to music on his Apple iPod in downtown San Francisco. Macintosh and iPod sales helped boost Apple Inc.'s fiscal third-quarter earnings 31 percent, beating Wall Street's expectations Monday, July 21, 2008, but investors pummeled the stock after Apple issued soft guidance for the current quarter.

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Apple wins digital music antitrust suit

A U.S. jury said the company did not act improperly by restricting music purchases for iPod users to the iTunes store.

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You can watch penguins hatch at the National Aviary

A web cam is streaming images of the first of two African penguins hatching at the Pittsburgh facility.

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Emily Blunt and John Krasinski prank Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel, the master of pranks, gets a taste of his own medicine.

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Police looking for Pennsylvania suspect find body

A body has been found near the home of a Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives.

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Brangelina hired a cyber security firm for their kids

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The "Tomb Raider" star and her husband are taking precautions to protect their six children as they grow up in a digital world.

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REVIEW: Final ‘Hobbit’ movie falls short of original trilogy

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Martin Freeman appears in a scene from the film, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies."

This Christmas, Peter Jackson gives us the gift of his final trip to Middle Earth with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

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Jimmy Fallon & Justin Timberlake are just awkward teens at camp

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The boys are back at summer camp and they can't stop singing "Jumper" by Third Eye Blind.

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‘7th Heaven’ star admits to sexually abusing girls

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Troubled actor Stephen Collins has confessed the molestation claims against him are true.

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Blake Shelton wins ‘The Voice’ again

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The "Boys 'Round Here" hitmaker's country protegeé Craig Wayne Boyd won a recording contract and $100,000 cash prize.