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Aretha Franklin regrets giving up on ‘Upside Down’

The soul legend regrets passing on the chance to record the song that became a huge hit.

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Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions

Congressional lawmakers are heading for recess and leaving behind a pile of unfinished business.

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Man Says Cracker Company Failed to Pay for Broken Tooth

A Maine man has filed a federal lawsuit claiming that a cracker company failed to pay for his dental bill after he broke his tooth eating one of their cracker

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Pentagon chief gives nod to arm more troops in U.S. after shooting

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter signaled on Thursday that he would allow more troops to be armed at facilities inside the United States.

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Standish Man Critically Injured When Struck by Pickup

A Standish man has been taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries after he was struck by a pickup truck while out walking.

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Maine Man Gets Prison Time in Fatal Hit-And-Run

A Saco man has been sentenced to three years in prison for accidently striking an elderly woman with his truck last year and driving off.

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Police: Woman Killed in Motorcycle Crash Didn’t Wear Helmet

Police say a Maine woman who was killed in a motorcycle crash last week in Westbrook was not wearing a helmet.

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Arguments Scheduled in Eispute Over 65 Bills in Maine

Lawyers are set to make their arguments to the state supreme court in a dispute between Gov. Paul LePage and the Maine Legislature over the fate of 65 bills.

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Sen. King Wants to Ease Work Restrictions on Asylum Seekers

Maine Sen. Angus King will visit Portland City Hall to announce legislation he's proposing to ease work restrictions on immigrants seeking asylu

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Tyrese talks ‘Green Lantern’ new talk show

The singer/actor has a talk show with rap music pioneer Rev Run of Run D.M.C.

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Chevrolet the latest car to be ‘hacked’

A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely.

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Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing has become the first city to be awarded both summer and winter Games.

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HBO says 3 more ‘Game of Thrones’ seasons likely

HBO's most-watched series, the medieval fantasy drama "Game of Thrones," will likely continue through three more seasons, as the network defended the show's gritty violence.

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Plane debris on remote island points to breakthrough in MH370 mystery

Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially the biggest breakthrough in the search for missing Flight MH370.

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This is one way to get out of bed in the morning

This is a lot of effort to go to, but it makes ignoring the alarm clock nearly impossible.

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Killing of Cecil the Lion triggers probe by U.S. agency

The killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe by American dentist and trophy hunter Walter Palmer is being investigated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to see if it was part of a conspiracy to violate U.S. laws against illegal wildlife trading.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 as he addresses the issue of the NFL investigation of deflated footballs.

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Deflategate judge tells NFL, players: Don’t argue. Settle

Tom Brady's effort to void his four-game suspension was set back on Thursday as litigation embroiling the New England Patriots star quarterback was sent to a New York judge, who urged a speedy resolution to the "Deflategate" scandal.

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Rare blue moon to light night sky on Friday

It will be all eyes to the sky as a rare moon makes its appearance.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, July 31

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

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories, Friday, July 31.

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WATCH: Chris Farley in ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

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This mashup is both hilarious and impressive.

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Facebook has an heiress

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Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting their first child.

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TV: What’s new on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu

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August is shaping up to be a good month for streaming some hit movies and the TV series you've been meaning to check out.

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REVIEW: Strong cast helps ‘Rogue Nation’ create a blast of entertainment

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In the latest installment of the "Mission: Impossible" franchise, Tom Cruise may have finally found a marriage that will work.

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Yoko Ono unveils Ellis Island tapestry dedicated to John Lennon

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The tapestry was commissioned by Art For Amnesty to thank Ono for donating royalties from covers of Lennon's solo songs to Amnesty International.