Monday, December 18, 2017
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From Frank Sinatra in the 1960s to Paul Simon in the 1970s to U2 in the 1980s, ’90s and early 2000s, one set of musicians has long had reason to feel secure in its privileged position at the Grammy Awards. Well, roll over, white guys, and tell Beethoven the news. For the first time in the ceremony’s...
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Whether Guillermo Rigondeaux is 37 or even older, Vasyl Lomachenko says he believes the Cuban’s age will get the better of him in their anticipated Dec. 9 super-featherweight title fight in New York. “At this weight, it’s not like heavyweight. When you fight as a heavyweight, you can still have...
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The Recording Academy has revealed the full list of nominees for the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards. JAY-Z leads with eight nominations, followed by Kendrick Lamar with seven and Bruno Mars with six. Childish Gambino, Khalid, No I.D., and SZA all received five nods. Related: JAY-Z Set to Receive GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons Award This year’s ceremony will air live on CBS from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, January 28 at 8pm. The Late Late Show’s James Corden will host this year’s show. See the nominees below. Album of the Year Awaken My Love by Childish Gambino 4:44 by JAY-Z DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar Melodrama by Lorde 24K Magic by Bruno Mars Record of the Year “Redbone” by Childish Gambino “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber “The Story of O.J.” by JAY-Z “Humble” by Kendrick Lamar “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars Song of the Year “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi feat. Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber “4:44” by JAY-Z “Issues” by Julia Michaels “1-80..
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A federal judge on Tuesday denied a request for a temporary restraining order to keep Mick Mulvaney from serving as the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, handing a victory to President Donald Trump and opponents of the independent watchdog agency. The ruling was issued...
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Let the royal wedding planning begin!Britain's once-eligible bachelor Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle are engaged. As part of their official duties, the couple posed for a engagement photocall on Monday to give the world new images of their coupledom and a peek at the "Suits" actress's engagement...
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SOUTH GATE (CBSLA) — Another standoff with police ended with a man dead after he allegedly fired shots at officers while holed up in a pickup truck in South Gate for more than three hours. The standoff in South Gate began at about 7:35 p.m. in the 2700 block of Illinois Avenue near Stanford Avenue, according to Los Angeles County sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Kelvin Moody. The suspect, who lived in the area, was wanted for pistol-whipping his live-in girlfriend on Sunday, authorities said. The suspect fled the scene following the attack and the woman had to be hospitalized, Moody said. When the woman returned home Monday night, she alerted South Gate police, who had an arrest warrant for the suspect, that her boyfriend was in the area. Officers found him in his truck, but he refused to get out. The man could be seen smoking and drinking while reclined in the driver’s seat. Officers shot pepper balls into the truck to get him out, and at one point, he fired shots out of the passenger d..
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Supreme Court justices on Tuesday sounded ready to bar whistleblowers from suing companies for illegal retaliation under a 2010 law if they’ve only reported wrongdoing internally, and not to the Securities and Exchange Commission. If so, their ruling, due early next year, could strike down part...
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Josh Lambo stood motionless on the FirstEnergy Stadium field last December, staring toward the ground for nearly 10 seconds ... the look on the former Chargers kicker’s face capturing the shock, pain and indignity of the moment. Lambo had pushed a potential game-tying 45-yard field goal wide right...
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Banks led a broad rally in U.S. stocks Tuesday, lifting the market to a milestone-shattering finish. Gains by industrial stocks, retailers and healthcare companies also helped drive the major stock indexes to record highs. Investors were encouraged by news that a Senate committee cleared the way...
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In the weeks before construction was to begin on eight prototypes for President Trump’s border wall, Customs and Border Protection officials ordered a video surveillance system to help authorities guard the project, according to a recently released federal document. The remote video surveillance...
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North Korea on Wednesday test-launched a ballistic missile for the first time since September, its latest provocation that could further strain tensions with the international community. The launch occurred at 3:17 a.m. from Pyongsong, in South Pyongan province, and the missile flew into the East...
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Record online shopping on Cyber Monday, especially on smartphones, capped a strong Thanksgiving weekend of holiday retail sales nationwide, data released Tuesday showed. Lured by retailers’ steep price cuts on everything from televisions to toys, about 174 million Americans shopped in physical...