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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dumb Starbucks is coming back, but only on TV.The comic who came up with the fake-store concept will discuss its origins and aftermath on next Tuesday's episode of Comedy Central's "Nathan for You."Star Nathan Fielder o ...more

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, pop-culture fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.The four-day festival celebrating film, TV, video games, comic books, ...more

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michelle Dockery and Allen Leech of "Downton Abbey" say Cupid's arrow is not headed for their characters.While talking to a TV Critics' panel Tuesday, the actors said they find it "very funny" some fans are hoping fo ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are edging up ahead of the opening bell as investors size up earnings reports from Apple, Boeing and other big companies.KEEPING SCORE: Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 11 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17 ...more

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BATH, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James has sent cupcakes to his neighbors to apologize for the ruckus caused by the announcement of his homecoming earlier this month.Cleveland Cavaliers fans and journalists arrived en masse to the NBA star's Akron area ...more

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STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A lawyer for Michael Skakel is seeking to keep the government from using audio tapes made by the Kennedy cousin for a memoir as evidence in his upcoming murder retrial.Skakel, the nephew of Robert F. Kennedy's widow, Ethel ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the U.S. secretary of state reported progress in efforts to broker a truce in the conflict that has so far killed at least 657 Palestini ...more

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jurors are due to reconvene in St. Paul to deliberate on whether a late famed military sniper defamed former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir.The case went to the jurors midday Tuesday. They will res ...more

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PLA D'ADET, France (AP) — The Tour de France pack has embarked on Stage 17, the shortest leg of the three-week race featuring three tough climbs plus an uphill finish in the Pyrenees.Vincenzo Nibali is again in the yellow jersey that he's worn f ...more

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Syracuse city police officer was looking at the computer inside his patrol car when he ran a red light and collided with an unmarked police vehicle.Police tell The Post-Standard (http://bit.ly/1sQl5wR ) th ...more