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January 17, 2017 3:19 AM Arkansas Tries to Strip General Lee From Martin Luther King Day

Every third Monday in January, Arkansas state offices are closed in observance of an unlikely holiday: the shared birthdays of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Only three states commemorate both men on the same day, a practice that critics say hurts Arkansas' reputation. Now the Republican governor 13

January 17, 2017 3:09 AM Kate Mara shows off flashy diamond ring after engagement to Jamie Bell

Kate Mara showed off her new engagement ring at LAX Monday. The “House of Cards” actress rocked her new ring as she was leaving Los Angeles Airport Monday. They starred together as Invisible Woman and The Thing in the “Fantastic Four” reboot in 2015. Mara sparked rumors last year when she was spotted with a rock on her ring finger but laughed off the gossip 14

January 16, 2017 11:29 PM Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It

And progressive groups are planning a two-month cross-country bus tour to fight the repeal effort, starting Tuesday. With their quick strike on the law in the first days of the new Congress, Republicans had hoped to begin the repeal process before a backlash could develop or opposition could be organized. But congressional Republicans are at risk of losing 16

January 16, 2017 8:06 PM Aroldis Chapman Gets Hope Solo Treatment ... From Prez Obama

President Obama seems to have a White House rule -- no special shout-outs to athletes accused of domestic violence ... because Aroldis Chapman got no love at the White House today. Chapman was with the Chicago Cubs as part of their World Series trip to 1600 Pennsylvania ... and stood directly behind POTUS as Obama cracked jokes about the team. But as Obama 13

January 16, 2017 7:11 PM Kerry: Inappropriate for Trump to be 'stepping into' politics of other countries

Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday it was “inappropriate” for Donald Trump to insert himself into the politics of foreign countries, referencing the president-elect’s recent criticism over German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s refugee policy. “I thought frankly it was inappropriate for a president-elect of the United States to be stepping into the politics 11

January 16, 2017 5:42 PM AP Source: Bautista and Blue Jays Working Hard on Return

A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that outfielder Jose Bautista and the Toronto Blue Jays are "working really hard" to bring him back to the club. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because negotiations are ongoing. The sides are discussing one-, two- and three-year agreements. The 36-year-old Bautista 9

January 16, 2017 3:50 PM Samsung: Prosecutor's Decision to Charge CEO With Corruption Difficult to Understand

Jay Y. Lee is accused of paying bribes totaling 43 billion won ($36.42 million). South Korean conglomerate Samsung Group said Monday that it could not accept the special prosecutors' accusations that its leader, Jay Y. Lee, paid bribes to further his succession or the merger of two affiliates in 2015. "It is difficult to understand the special prosecution's 7

January 16, 2017 3:13 PM Hip-hop personality Taxstone charged in deadly shooting before T.I. concert at Irving Plaza

Daryl Campbell, aka Taxstone, seen in 2015 with Loyal Duce (left) and Fame School Tell (right), was charged in connection with a fatal shooting at a T.I. concert at Irving Plaza in May, cops said. Hip-hop personality Taxstone, whose real name is Daryl Campbell, was arrested Monday in connection with a May shooting at a T.I. concert at Irving Plaza that left one man dead and rapper 12

January 16, 2017 2:00 PM NVIDIA Shield TV (2015) Android Nougat Update Adds Amazon Video, 4K Support

Nvidia has upgraded the Shield TV (2015) with 4K Amazon Video streaming anf gaming support Nvidia's 2015 Shield TV device has now been updated to Android Nougat 7.0, which, as well as adding a bunch of delicious Nougaty features, also adds in support for loads of other new services and features; notably Amazon Video and 4K streaming support. Of the Android 10

January 16, 2017 11:23 AM SKorea's Samsung in Rough Patch With Arrest Request, Recalls

SEOUL, South Korea — A request by South Korean prosecutors to arrest Lee Jae-yong, the 48-year-old vice chairman and de facto leader of Samsung Electronics, has added to the troubles for the country's most valuable company after a spate of recalls last year. Lee faces allegations he offered $36 million in bribes to a friend of President Park Geun-hye 14