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  • Bob Dylan finally acknowledges that he's won a Nobel Prize

    When it was announced that Bob Dylan was to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, it seemed everyone was talking about it. Everyone but Dylan himself.  The 75 year-old musician has now broken his silence to The Telegraph about the international honor and his answer is as Bob Dylan as it gets.  SEE ALSO: Bob Dylan has now removed even that tiny Nobel reference “Absolutely,” he told the reporter asking if he planned to attend the annual ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, on Dec. 10. “If it’s at all possible.” The man who initially ghosted the Nobel prize committee with the skill of a modern day Tinder-romantic and removed all traces of the prize on his website also recently spoke to Sara Danius, the Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy.  “The news about the Nobel Prize left me speechless," he said. “I appreciate the honor so much.” Congrats once again to Dylan, who according to the committee, may or may not attend the ceremony.  Somethings are better left as a surprise, I suppose. 

  • General is most senior Army officer to kill self

    WASHINGTON  — The Army acknowledged Friday that Maj. Gen. John Rossi committed suicide on July 31, making him the highest-ranking soldier ever to have taken his own life. Rossi, who was 55, was just two days from pinning on his third star and taking command of Army Space and Missile Command when he killed himself at his home at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama. Investigators could find no event, infidelity, misconduct or drug or alcohol abuse, that triggered Rossi's suicide, said a U.S. government official with direct knowledge of the investigation. It appears that Rossi was overwhelmed by his responsibilities, said the official who was not authorized to speak publicly about the investigation.

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  • Charlize Theron Wears Flowy Gown After Gaining 35 Lbs. for New Film, Jokes, ‘I’m Very Fat Right Now’

    Charlize Theron usually wows on the red carpet in super-sparkly, super-plunging, body-hugging gowns but on Thursday night she attended the amfAR Inspiration Gala in L.A. in something very un-Charlize-like — a loose-fitting black ensemble. “It wasn’t long after I gave this speech talking about how we couldn’t forget the most vulnerable among us that I realized I had forgotten someone.

  • Daylight Saving Time

    Many countries observe Daylight Saving Time, meaning this weekend they will put back their clocks to "shorten" the dark winter evenings. VIDEOGRAPHICS

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  • New DNA twist in JonBenét Ramsey murder

    DNA evidence in the killing of JonBenét Ramsey does not support a former prosecutor’s decision to clear the girl’s relatives in her death, according to an explosive new report revealing new information to the public for the first time in the 1996 killing. A joint report by the Boulder Daily Camera and 9NEWS analyzed exclusively obtained lab test results and reports in the homicide that remains Colorado’s most closely followed unsolved murder two decades after the 6-year-old beauty queen was found dead in the basement of her family’s home. Forensic experts who examined those DNA tests disputed former District Attorney Mary Lacy’s conclusion that a DNA profile found in one location on the girl’s underpants and two spots on her long johns necessarily belonged to the killer, which Lacy asserted when clearing the girl’s family of suspicion in 2008.

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  • 10 Best Celeb Quotes This Week (10 photos)

    Lady Gaga gets real about ex-fiancé Taylor Kinney. Plus, Naya Rivera, Ryan Reynolds and more

  • Miami-Dade busts 2 women for election fraud

    A 74-year-old woman tasked with opening envelopes sent by Miami-Dade County voters with their completed mail ballots was arrested Friday after co-workers caught her illegally marking ballots, resulting in an unknown — but small — number of fraudulent votes being cast for mayoral candidate Raquel Regalado. Investigators linked Gladys Coego, a temporary worker for the county elections department, to two fraudulent votes, but they suspect from witness testimony that she submitted several more. Coego, of Westchester, turned herself in to the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center on Friday morning. The Miami-Dade state attorney’s office plans to accuse Tomika Curgil, 33, of filling out forms for five people without their consent.

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  • Stephanie McMahon Has Signed An Extension With WWE, Which Was Apparently Necessary

    YouTubeStephanie McMahon has been an onscreen character on WWE television since 1999, with a few years mixed in there of only making sporadic appearances. Nevertheless, the daughter of Vince McMahon and the wife of Paul “Triple H” Levesque has been a fixture of WWE programming nonstop since 2013, and she currently serves as the grand poobah of Raw. Get excited, because she’s planning on staying in the company in perpetuity. You would too, if you were her.

  • Kelly Clarkson Reveals the One 'American Idol' Competitor That Could Have Beat Her

    The 34-year-old singer makes an admission to Harry Connick Jr.

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  • Photo of Kansas dog with a mouthful of ladybugs is freaking out pet owners

    The photo that veterinarian Lindsay Mitchell posted to Facebook looked so unreal and disturbing that some who saw it went right to the hoax-busting website Snopes to verify it. But that didn’t stop the photo from being shared more than 53,000 times since it went up last week. Mitchell, of Hoisington, Kan., posted a graphic picture of a dog with a mouthful of Asian lady beetles. Ladybugs aren’t so cute when 30 to 40 of them are stuck to the roof of a dog’s mouth. “This is the second pup I have seen like this today. If your pet is drooling or foaming at the mouth look for these lady bugs. They cause ulcers on the tongue and mouth and have a very painful bite,” she wrote on the Hoisington Veterinary

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  • Celine Dion Celebrates Twins’ Birthday at Disneyland: They’re ‘Trying to Make the Best’ of Life, Says Source

    Vocal powerhouse Céline Dion took her sons to Disneyland on Saturday to celebrate the sixth birthday of her fraternal twin boys Eddy and Nelson, with big brother René-Charles, 15, along for the fun. The whimsical trip comes nine months after Dion’s husband of over 20 years, René Angélil, died from throat cancer at age 73. “Family time in Disneyland for the twins’ 6th birthday!” the five-time Grammy winner captioned a snap in both English and French of the family smiling for the camera while enjoying a ride on Pinocchio’s Daring Journey.

  • AI system finds Trump will win the White House and is more popular than Obama in 2008

    An artificial intelligence system puts Republican nominee Donald Trump ahead of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the election race.

  • This is what Tesla will unveil tonight

    Tesla will lift the lid Friday on its "solar roof," which Elon Musk says could make customers their own utilities.

  • 'I messed up' – man shot girlfriend in head after rejected marriage proposal say police

    A man from Indiana shot and killed his girlfriend just moments after she rejected his marriage proposal, police have said. Jason Eaton, 43, allegedly told officers he approached girlfriend Wendy Sabatini with an engagement ring in the bedroom of her house in Greensburg, south-east of Indianapolis. Eaton then grabbed a gun from a nightstand and shot the mother-of-two in the back of the head, police said.

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  • The Sixers Fan Who Flipped Off Russell Westbrook Is A Doctor Who Claims He Was Provoked

    Immediately after this happened, everyone wanted to know this dude’s identity (and, if you’re Jeff Van Gundy, why Westbrook wasn’t allowed to go into the stands and beat the hell out of him). As it turns out, learned that this Sixers fan is named Richard Harkaway, and when he’s not trying to get a rise out of All-NBA guards, he’s a urologist in Philadelphia. In this instance, after standing up to boo and being provoked by Russell Westbrook calling attention to my being overweight, my action in response was clearly inexcusable and I am embarrassed.

  • Teyana Taylor Gets Her Own Workout Plan

    Teyana Taylor is turning the "Fade" video into her very own workout.

  • Van Noy: 'I was shocked" to be traded from Lions to Patriots

    It's no wonder linebacker Kyle Van Noy, who started in all seven Lions games this season, reacted the way he did when he was dealt to the Patriots earlier this week. "I was shocked to go from starting there to traded," Van Noy said during his first back-and-forth with Patriots reporters.

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  • Queen Elizabeth II Went Inside a Grocery Store and Her Reaction Is Priceless

    Queen Elizabeth II visited a grocery store in Poundbury, England on Thursday, and no one seemed more surprised by the trip than the Queen herself.

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  • ‘Walking Dead’ Creator Robert Kirkman Explains Why Negan’s Victim Had to Die

    “The Walking Dead” creator Robert Kirkman is no stranger to killing off characters, but the death of a major character in the Season 7 premiere that has rankled fans had to happen. “It’s just that there’s a lot of material that comes from Glenn’s death in the comics,” Kirkman told Entertainment Weekly. Both Abraham (Michael Cudlitz) and Glenn (Steven Yeun) were murdered by Negan with his barbed wire baseball bat, Lucille.

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