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Damon won best comedy actor for "The Martian", about an astronaut stranded on Mars, and the film also won the best comedy /musical movie category. Though the film is already a massive box-office hit with almost $600 million in worldwide receipts, the DVD version is being released Tuesday.
  • Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey, who sang 'Take It Easy', dies

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    Paul Stanley, the rhythm guitarist for Kiss, expressed his shock over the rock star's death and recalled trading stories with him at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. "We loved you, Glenn Frey ". Elsewhere in the statement, Henley marveled at how he, Frey and the other Eagles kept going over the years. "He was amusing, bullheaded, mercurial, generous, deeply talented and driven".
  • Brain-damaged Hawaii baby first in US tied to Zika virus

    Brain-damaged Hawaii baby first in US tied to Zika virus

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    The rare condition, marked by an abnormally small head, is associated with incomplete brain development. The mosquito-borne virus is linked to a condition called microcephaly , a neurological disorder characterized by shrunken skulls in babies.
  • Suspect in Geneseo deaths was distraught after break-up

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    Kingston apparently called his father before eventually turning the knife on himself. When police arrived, they say all three victims were dead at the home. He was studying Geography while minoring in Business Studies. SUNY Geneseo President Denise Battles says, "It's a profoundly sad day for all of us at SUNY Geneseo and in the village as we begin to mourn these heartbreaking deaths".
  • NWS: 'Growing potential for a major winter storm' on Long Island

    NWS: 'Growing potential for a major winter storm' on Long Island

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    It's well-developed however with a tremendous amount of moisture and it's moving into arctic air. Until we get closer to the end of the work week, be sure to keep an eye out for additional updates from Lou, Stephanie, Raquel, and myself...Your Local Weather Leader Team.
  • CDC Warns Pregnant Women About Zika Virus Outbreak When Traveling

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    Reuters reports the mother became ill while living in Brazil past year and the baby was likely infected in the womb, Hawaiian state health officials and the U.S. First: They've never heard about it. Though Zika was discovered in 1947 (in the Zika forest in Uganda), it hasn't bothered humans much in all these years.
  • Star Trek Beyond Set Visit

    Star Trek Beyond Set Visit

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    He also revealed that Sulu has a daughter, and that there's another revelation regarding the baby that he can't divulge (he says the photo he has is from a Walgreens frame so I'm assuming they'll CGI that out and replace it with whomever they cast as Sulu's baby).
  • Pastor Saeed Abedini's release happened 'in God's flawless timing' - Pastor Greg Laurie

    Pastor Saeed Abedini's release happened 'in God's flawless timing' - Pastor Greg Laurie

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    There were exceptions, with Kentucky Sen. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) announced today that American Pastor Saeed Abedini and other Americans held captive in Iran have been released. Rubio said that the deal shows "weakness" on the part of Washington, and if he were elected president, Iran would not dare to detain Americans because it would face tough consequences.
  • Oregon rancher says he didn't let armed group remove fence

    Oregon rancher says he didn't let armed group remove fence

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    The protest in Burns occurred after the father and son, who had already served jail time, were ordered to return to prison by a court that found the initial sentences were lighter than the statutory minimum of five years. The anti-militia judge has also warned the citizens of OR against supporting the group and not to bring them food and supplies that can help prolong their stay at the federal bird sanctuary.
  • Police search Tennessee woods for missing 2-year-old

    Police search Tennessee woods for missing 2-year-old

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    As of Sunday morning, the Chester County Sheriff's Department said only certified law enforcement officers were allowed to continue the search. But because of the dropping temperatures, authorities are asking for coats, hats and gloves. He said the old Pinson school will open at 5:45 p.m. for volunteers. Since Thursday, hundreds of volunteers have taken to the woods behind the home in the 1800 block of Short Road to help find Noah.
  • Who Won the Last Democratic Debate? Snap Poll Indicates Bernie Sanders Did

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    Turning up the temperature, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled repeatedly in Sunday night's presidential debate over who's tougher on gun control and Wall Street and how to steer the future of health care in America. "Have I said a word?" The question underscores the troubles Mrs. Clinton is having in the presidential contest, where she's been dogged by questions surrounding the legality of the private email server she had in her basement while serving as Secretary of State.
  • Oil prices dive as Iran to resume oil exports

    Oil prices dive as Iran to resume oil exports

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    The lifting of sanctions will unlock more than $100bn in Iranian frozen funds, permitting Iran to finance imports. With the lifting of nuclear sanctions on Iran, the prospects for India as a consumer of oil, prices of which are in free fall towards levels of less than $20 a barrel, look rosy in the near term, says an expert.
  • Patient dies in phase 1 clinical trial of Bial's drug in France

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    The drug was manufactured by Bial, a Portuguese pharmaceutical company, and the trial was being conducted by drug evaluation company Biotrial . All trials on the drug have now been suspended and all volunteers who have taken part in the trial are being called back, the health ministry added.
  • MLK Day 2016: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

    MLK Day 2016: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

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    A community worship service was held at St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church Sunday in honor of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Earlier, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer will deliver remarks at 9 a.m.at the United Negro College Fund's Greater New York Inter-Alumni Council's annual King breakfast at Antun's reception hall in Springfield Gardens, Queens.
  • US Observes Martin Luther King Jr Day

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    From 1951 to 1955 , King lived in Boston while he worked toward his Ph.D.in systematic theology at BU. On Jan. 18, people across America will come together to celebrate Dr. "To honor the Civil Rights leader, Google says it is , "...inspired to keep working towards a better future with grace and optimism". It's the first time in history those words have been made available in their entirety since Dr King originally delivered the speech in Oslo, Norway, more than 51 years ago.
  • Barca Have Revenge in Mind Against Bilbao in La Liga

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    Spain-born Ghana-target Inaki Williams will be seeking to further his extend his assault this season on Barcelona as the Spanish champions have been paired with Athletic Bilbao in the Copa Del Rey quarter-finals. Barcelona will be looking to avenge the reverse they suffered to Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup when they host the Basque side in La Liga on Sunday, Luis Enrique said.
  • Man arrested in stolen government vehicle in Oregon standoff

    Man arrested in stolen government vehicle in Oregon standoff

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    The group at the ranch has driven road graders and other large construction equipment around the refuge headquarters buildings, but Bundy said Thursday they haven't used the machinery to move any earth. This little group thinks federal land should be exclusively for their use simply because they live next to it. Truth is, the Bundy family has been illegally grazing on federal land for years by not paying minimal grazing fees - fees that are far less than they had pay on private land.
  • Bird Flu Outbreak Spreads in Southern Indiana

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    Bird flu has reemerged in IN, though under a different moniker than the subtype that devastated poultry farms and wild birds in 2015. This is the latest outbreak following the spate of multi-state bird flu cases previous year. A vaccine has been developed to cover the H5N2 strain, but it is not effective against the Indiana strain, Myers said, although new techniques could help with the development of a more specific vaccine if needed.
  • Munford couple wins Powerball

    Munford couple wins Powerball

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    They have no plans to move and plan to keep on working. The Robinsons appeared on the "Today" show to announce that they had won. Their neighbor Mary Sue Smith told The AP that Lisa Robinson asked her to put "No Trespassing" signs on their lawn while they were away.
  • North Korea Warns of War

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    The U.S. military has almost 30,000 troops in South Korea, but can also quickly deploy additional conventional forces and armaments including nuclear weapons from regional bases in Japan and Guam. In the aftermath of the test, South Korea beefed up its defensive positions near sites where it set up loudspeakers blaring messages critical of North Korea along with K-pop music.
  • $1.6 Billion Powerball Jackpot: What we know about the 3 winners

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    They explained they came to NY before turning in the ticket to Tennessee lottery officials. When co-host Carson Daily asked whether he was nervous about carrying a ticket worth more than $100 million in his front pocket, Robinson admitted that "Now I'm nervous because everybody knows".
  • Harney sheriff meets with occupation leader

    Harney sheriff meets with occupation leader

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    Rodrique, asked if she would consider meeting with the protesters to talk about land issues or the protest at the refuge, said Bundy and his followers had no standing or credibility to merit discussion. According to The Conservative Treehouse, there are between 100 and 150 protestors at the Malheur National Wildlife refuge since news of the takeover.
  • Seahawks furious comeback falls short, loses to Panthers 31-24

    Seahawks furious comeback falls short, loses to Panthers 31-24

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    He calls it "Big Mo", and there couldn't have been a better example than Carolina's 31-24 victory over Seattle on Sunday. They also believed their pedigree would make the difference against the relatively inexperienced Carolina Panthers in Sunday's NFC divisional playoff game and they were bound for their third straight Super Bowl appearance.
  • New strain of bird flu found at Indiana turkey farm

    New strain of bird flu found at Indiana turkey farm

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    Department of Agriculture, after the flock of turkeys at the farm in Dubois County experienced higher mortalities, samples from the flock were tested by Farbest Farms. "It appears that there was a low pathogenic virus circulating in the poultry population in this area, and that virus likely mutated into a highly pathogenic virus in one flock", said Dr.
  • Walmart to close 154 stores across the nation

    Walmart to close 154 stores across the nation

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    Wal-Mart announced it will instead focus on strengthening Supercenters, optimizing Neighborhood Markets, growing the e-commerce business and expanding pickup services for customers. Shoppers of the Walmart neighborhood markets at 8235 S.W. Apple Way in Portland (next to Jesuit High School) and 17711 Jean Way in Lake Oswego will have to spend their money elsewhere.
  • Armed Occupation Stimulates Economy in Oregon City

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    It's just a matter of when and where". Bundy and his out-of-state crew say they want the federal government to give local ranchers control of public land in rural OR - and that they plan to stay put until they are confident that Burns residents are in a good position to advocate for their land-use rights.
  • Wal-Mart closing local Express

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    Wal-Mart opened smaller-format stores in the U.S.in 2011, called Wal-Mart Express, that were convenience stores. The Bentonville, Arkansas, company said it is working to ensure that employees are relocated to nearby stores. For instance, both of the smaller markets being shuttered in the Portland area are a few miles from the new Walmart Supercenter in Tigard, as the map above shows.
  • Obama tears into National Rifle Association over gun control

    Obama tears into National Rifle Association over gun control

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    Obama has already suggested the general direction of his executive orders, to considerable controversy . "In the coming weeks, the Administration will engage with manufacturers, retailers, and other private-sector leaders to explore what more they can do", according to the White House Fact Sheet.