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A magnifying glass is held in front of a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin May 21, 2013.

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Lawmakers to consider cyber security bill

The U.S. Senate will consider a cybersecurity bill this week that would make it easier for corporations share Americans' personal information with each other or the government.

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Idris Elba makes magazine history

The "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" star can now add magazine cover model to his resumé.

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Kevin Bacon pushes for more male nudity in films

NOT SAFE FOR WORK: The "Wild Things" star is jokingly urging the men of Hollywood to demand fair treatment in films and fight for the right to get naked.

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Watch this amazing 35-foot tall ‘Slip and Slide’

This makes us want to hit the water right now!

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Brady’s Deflategate testimony released

In the 457-page transcript Brady denies tampering with - or telling anyone to tamper with - footballs in the AFC championship game.

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Boston mayor wants ban on chewing tobacco at ballparks

Public health officials, advocates, and former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling are among those supporting the proposal.

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Jays’ Sanchez gets three-game ban for bench-clearing brawl

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez has been suspended for three games and manager John Gibbons for one following a bench-clearing confrontation with the Kansas City Royals

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Obama: Blocking Iran deal would accelerate path to nuclear weapon

The President spoke at American University amid a furious lobbying effort in Congress to secure the enough support to ensure survival of the deal, which was reached July 14 between Iran and six world powers.

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Miss Piggy and Kermit ‘break up’ ahead of TV premiere

Yet another Hollywood power couple has bit the dust.

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Poll shows many believe blacks are treated less fairly

Whites, blacks and Hispanics also expressed a new low in their satisfaction with the way blacks are treated in U.S. society, according to the Gallup 2015 Minority Rights and Relations poll.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 5.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Aug. 5

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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in Viral Videos

Obama calls Trump

The President tries to give The Donald (played by Jimmy Fallon) some debate advice but the whole thing quickly falls apart into auto-tuned madness.

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in Lifestyle

Kellogg axing artificial products in cereals, snacks

The 109-year old company, whose cereals have been a popular breakfast choice for decades, will stop using artificial colors and flavors by the end of 2018.

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in Weird

Sheriff’s office asks drug dealers to rat out their rivals

Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton says the post is funny, but the sheriff's department is not joking around.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 5

A look back on the headlines that made Hollywood history.

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‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

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Climate plan shows U.S. ‘can change the world’

The plan, which also mandates a shift to renewable energy from coal-fired electricity, is meant to put the U.S. in a strong position at international talks in Paris later this year on reaching a deal to curb global warming.

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in Lifestyle

Fitness experts warn of the pitfalls of going to exercise extremes

With challenging workouts from ultra-marathons to endurance events on obstacle courses all the rage, fitness experts say more and more weekend warriors are leaping into extreme activities before looking into the perils of overdoing it.

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Jack White to play on Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

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Jack White's band The Dead Weather are to give their first live performance in five years.

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Why Bill Murray is in the new ‘Ghostbusters’ movie

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After spending a quarter of a century not agreeing to be in "Ghostbusters 3" as Peter Venkman, Bill Murray recently signed on to Paul Feig’s reboot of the franchise.

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Will Smith to take on NFL coverup

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"Concussion" is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu, who was the first to discover the existence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (or CTE): a disease of the brain found in athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this September

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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College finds manuscript of original ‘Happy Birthday’ song

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A librarian at the University of Louisville may have found the precursor tune to the Happy Birthday song.