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Rob Riggle says military service helped prepare him for Hollywood

Marine turned comedian Rob Riggle says the adversity he faced as a lieutenant colonel in Liberia, Afghanistan and Albania, prepared him for Hollywood. “When you’re overseas in a combat zone, there’s certain levels of problems,” he said at Variety’s Inaugural ...

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John Mellencamp's son, Speck, sentenced to community service

John Mellencamp’s son Speck has pleaded guilty to a July arrest for public intoxication. Speck, 22, was sentenced to 25 hours of community service and 194 days of unsupervised probation stemming from a misdemeanor public intoxication charge. The youngest son ...

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Meghan Markle joins Royal Family for Christmas service

Prince Harry’s ffiancée Meghan Markle joined the Royal Family for the Christmas Day service. Queen Elizabeth II, absent last year due to a bad cold, was back for the traditional carol service at at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham. ...

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Secret Service holds full-scale training exercise at White House

The Secret Service conducted its first-ever full-scale training exercise on White House grounds to better teach agents to handle “potential critical incidents” there. The training program, which was developed over the course of several months by the Secret Service Joint ...

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Uber Is a Taxi Service, the E.C.J. Says, in Major Setback to Firm

“It’s normal that authorities don’t know what to do — they can’t just issue regulations anytime somebody claims to operate a new business model,” said Valerio De Stefano, a law professor at the University of Leuven in Belgium. “The litigation ...

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Lil Peep honored by friends, family in memorial service

Lil Peep’s memory was honored in Long Island Saturday, barely two weeks after the 21-year-old rapper’s death. Friends, family and fans gathered in Long Beach to celebrate the singer, who died Nov. 15 of a suspected overdose. The rapper, whose ...

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Vanu Bose, Who Brought Cellular Service to Remote Areas, Dies at 52

Vanu Inc., in Lexington, Mass., harnessed cellular technology to reach people living with little or no service. Focusing on the radio components of wireless networks, Mr. Bose developed durable cellular sites that could run on solar power and that required ...

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Don Jr. ditched Secret Service to go on a moose hunt

Donald Trump Jr. went on a hunting trip in the Yukon after he dropped his Secret Service detail, citing a desire for more privacy, it has been revealed.  Acting on a tip from a friend who spotted the first son ...

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McDonald’s Introduces Screen Ordering and Table Service

Photo Steve Easterbrook, McDonald’s chief executive, demonstrating how ordering is done at a self-service kiosk in New York on Thursday. Credit Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Welcome to McDonald’s! May I take your order — and bring it to your table? McDonald’s on ...

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Delta Air Lines Computer Failure Hobbles Service

Photo Luggage sat on the tarmac at the Orlando International Airport on Monday morning after a power failure grounded Delta Air Lines flights. Credit Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel, via Associated Press A power failure at Delta Air Lines shut down the ...

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