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CYPRESS, Texas – Mack Beggs could win a Texas state wrestling title on Saturday. Win or lose, the debate over whether a 17-year-old transgender boy should be wrestling girls will continue. Beggs won two matches on Friday to advance to Saturday’s semifinals, moving him within two victories of a gold medal. Beggs’ family has said The post Transgender boy 2 wins away from girls state wrestling title appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
02.25 / 08:51
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LOS ANGELES — Lin-Manuel Miranda owned Friday's Oscar rehearsals. He sang a tune from "La La Land," posed like John Travolta in "Saturday Night Fever," invoked a 1990s Billy Crystal Oscar monologue, and reprimanded his dad from the stage for having his cellphone light on. The creator of "Hamilton" joined Sting, Justin Timberlake and John Legend for a day of music rehearsals at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre Friday. Miranda is nominated for "How Far I'll Go" from "Moana." Timberlake is up for "…
02.25 / 08:23
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BEIRUT - Syrian media says multiple explosions have struck a security building in the central city of Homs, inflicting numerous casualties. The state-affiliated Ikhbariyeh TV said the blasts Saturday morning were caused by suicide attacks. The governor of Homs Province, Talal Barzani, told…
02.25 / 08:17
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LOS ANGELES – Lin-Manuel Miranda owned Friday’s Oscar rehearsals. He sang a tune from “La La Land,” posed like John Travolta in “Saturday Night Fever,” invoked a 1990s Billy Crystal Oscar monologue, and reprimanded his dad from the stage for having his cellphone light on. The creator of “Hamilton” joined Sting, Justin Timberlake and John The post Legend, Miranda, Bareilles make Oscar rehearsals musical appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald…
02.25 / 08:03
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LOS ANGELES - Lin-Manuel Miranda owned Friday's Oscar rehearsals. He sang a tune from "La La Land," posed like John Travolta in "Saturday Night Fever," invoked a 1990s Billy Crystal Oscar monologue, and reprimanded his dad from the stage for having his cellphone light on. The creator…
02.25 / 07:54
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport. Chris Mancini tells the Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky (http://cjky.it/2lF3c4F ) that 44-year-old Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother Khalilah Camacho-Ali, the second wife of Muhammad Ali, arrived at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Feb. 7 after returning from Jamaica. Mancini says officials questioned Ali Jr. for nearly two hours, …
02.25 / 07:10
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport. Chris Mancini tells the Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky (http://cjky.it/2lF3c4F ) that 44-year-old Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother Khalilah Camacho-Ali, the second wife of Muhammad Ali, arrived at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport The post Muhammad Ali’s son detained at airport: ‘Are you Muslim?’ appeared…
02.25 / 06:48
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport. Chris Mancini tells the Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky (http://cjky.it/2lF3c4F ) that 44-year-old Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother…
02.25 / 06:38
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GREEN BAY, Wis. — A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison after pleading no contest last year to cutting off a woman's finger as part of a ritual to honour a fellow rap music fan. Twenty-four-year-old Jonathan Schrap was sentenced Friday on one count of second-degree reckless injury. A complaint says Schrap and his friends were staging a "ritualistic memorial" at his house in August to commemorate a deceased member of the Juggalos, the name given to fans of the Detroit r…
02.25 / 06:19
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SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, signalling that he is aggressively pursuing plans to erect "a great wall" along the 2,000-mile border. The agency said it will request bids on or around March 6 and that companies would have to submit "concept papers" to design and build prototypes by March 10, according to FedBizOpps.gov, a website for federal c…
02.25 / 06:19
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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - As most of Hollywood gears up for the Oscars on Sunday and the whirlwind of events and parties this weekend, celebrities and top talent agents gathered in Beverly Hills Friday to do something to do something a little different: rally for immigration rights. Jodie…
02.25 / 06:11
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Rio de Janeiro's Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida Marques de Sapucai, also known as the "sambadrome." For the competitors, getting to the big show is months in the…
02.25 / 06:11
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GREEN BAY, Wis. - A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison after pleading no contest last year to cutting off a woman's finger as part of a ritual to honour a fellow rap music fan. Twenty-four-year-old Jonathan Schrap was sentenced Friday on one count of second-degree…
02.25 / 06:11
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SAN DIEGO - U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, signalling that he is aggressively pursuing plans to erect "a great wall" along the 2,000-mile border. The agency…
02.25 / 06:11
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TRURO, Mass. - A Jeep buried in sand in Massachusetts 40 years ago has finally been dug out. Work crews early Friday pulled out the rusted remnants of what John Munsnuff says was once his family's "beach buggy" at the home they've long owned near Ballston Beach in Cape Cod. The Jeep…
02.25 / 06:07
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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — As most of Hollywood gears up for the Oscars on Sunday and the whirlwind of events and parties this weekend, celebrities and top talent agents gathered in Beverly Hills Friday to do something to do something a little different: rally for immigration rights. Jodie Foster, Michael J. Fox and Keegan-Michael Key were among the speakers at the rally, organized by the United Talent Agency outside of their Beverly Hills headquarters. The talent agency, better known as UTA, …
02.25 / 05:53
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Rio de Janeiro's Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida Marques de Sapucai, also known as the "sambadrome." For the competitors, getting to the big show is months in the making. Here are questions and answers about what goes into the big show that is Carnival: HOW DOES IT WORK? Competing schools of samba spend much of the year preparing for a 75-minute presentation that must…
02.25 / 05:53
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, signalling that he is aggressively pursuing plans to erect "a great wall" along the 2,000-mile border. The agency said it…
02.25 / 05:42
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Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes that leave little to the imagination and the magnificent floats that roll down Avenida Marques de Sapucai, also known as the “sambadrome.” For the competitors, getting to the big show is months in the making. Here are questions and answers about what The post AP Explains: Who competes and how Carnival parades judged appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
02.25 / 05:31
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Khaled Khateeb, 21, was one of the cinematographers for "The White Helmets," a Netflix documentary nominated for Best Documentary…
02.25 / 05:07
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