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How Trump’s ‘Miss Universe’ in Russia Became Ensnared in a Political Inquiry

How Trump’s ‘Miss Universe’ in Russia Became Ensnared in a Political Inquiry

Contestants on stage during the Miss Universe pageant in Moscow in 2013.

In 2013, beauty queens competing for the title of Miss Universe, the flashy pageant that was then co-owned by Donald Trump, packed up their sequins and sashes and …

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PewDiePie Just Showed Every Brand Why Influencers Are Dangerous

PewDiePie Just Showed Every Brand Why Influencers Are Dangerous

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YouTube star PewDiePie has been fired from Google and Disney contracts after several antisemitic remarks in videos and posts. Watched regularly by millions around the world, this is a business decision that will hurt all parties financially in …

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IOC is expected to OK naming two winners in host race — which Olympics might go to L.A.?

IOC is expected to OK naming two winners in host race — which Olympics might go to L.A.?

IOC President Thomas Bach, right, shakes hands with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday in Lausanne, Switzerland. (Robert Hradil / Getty Images)

By the time Los Angeles awakens on Tuesday morning, the decision should be final.

The International Olympic …

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USA Olympics Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar Accused Of Sexual Assault

USA Olympics Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar Accused Of Sexual Assault

In an ongoing sex abuse scandal that has riled up the U.S. Olympic community, parents of a top gymnast filed a lawsuit Monday against the U.S. Olympic committee alleging that USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar assaulted their daughter on numerous …

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Chicago All-Stars Wade Davis, Avisail Garcia as different as night and day

Chicago All-Stars Wade Davis, Avisail Garcia as different as night and day

The Cubs’ Wade Davis speaks with the media during All-Star Workout Day on July 10, 2017, in Miami.

and Avisail Garcia were polar opposites Monday during All-Star media day, befitting their diverse personalities.

Davis, the Cubs’ veteran closer, looked as …

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Waymo’s self-driving minivans get some emergency vehicle training time

Waymo’s self-driving minivans get some emergency vehicle training time

Waymo’s self-driving Pacifica minivans recently got a dedicated testing day with the Chandler, Ariz. Fire & Police Department, wherein the autonomous vehicles spent time in focused demo runs where firetrucks, police cars, motorcycles, ambulances and more navigated streets in and …

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75 Years Later, Americans Still Bear Scars Of Internment Order

75 Years Later, Americans Still Bear Scars Of Internment Order

This 1945 photo provided by the family shows Shizuko Ina, with her son Kiyoshi (left) and daughter Satsuki in an internment camp in Tule Lake, Calif. This photograph was taken by a family friend who was a soldier at the …

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Zendaya in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ is perfection

Zendaya in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ is perfection

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This post contains spoilers for Spider-Man: Homecoming

Before Spider-Man: Homecoming, some of Spidey’s most indelible cinematic moments have been thanks to his love interests. Sam Raimi’s 2002 take on the webslinger gave us that rain-soaked upside-down makeout …

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Trump’s EPA Chief Expected Lay Out Plans To Rollback Regulations, Give States More Control

Trump’s EPA Chief Expected Lay Out Plans To Rollback Regulations, Give States More Control

Director of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Scott Pruitt is sworn in by Justice Samuel Alito (not pictured) at the Executive Office in Washington, U.S. February 17, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt heads to the Environmental Protection Agency’s …

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For China’s censors, livestreaming is a huge headache

For China’s censors, livestreaming is a huge headache

In a show of strength, in anticipation of a huge political event, China is cracking down hard on the one thing it hasn’t been able to control — livestreaming.

With 731 million internet users in China — of which 300 …

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