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May 22, 2017 6:51 AM Australian iron ore magnate donates $300 million to charity

Iron ore mining magnate Andrew Forrest said Monday he was donating 400 million Australian dollars ($300 million) to charities in what has been described as a new record in Australian philanthropy. Forrest, the 55-year-old chairman of Fortescue Metal Group, and his wife, Nicola, announced the money will be spent on cancer research, Australian university 14

May 20, 2017 4:50 PM Pence cites Trump’s ‘leadership’ in commencement address

GROVE CITY, Pa. — Vice President Mike Pence urged graduating students at a Pennsylvania college to become leaders and cited President Donald Trump’s “leadership and perseverance” as an example. “If you aspire to lead, you’ll need courage, because leadership brings both honor and opposition,” Pence told hundreds of graduates and their families Saturday 30

May 20, 2017 1:53 PM Oprah Winfrey speaking at graduations for 2 colleges this weekend

Oprah Winfrey is speaking at commencement ceremonies at colleges in upstate New York and Massachusetts this weekend. The author, actress and former talk show host is giving a speech Saturday at the graduation ceremony for Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. Winfrey will receive an honorary Doctorate of Letters in the Arts from the private liberal arts college 21

May 17, 2017 11:12 PM House majority leader to colleagues in 2016: ‘I think Putin pays’ Trump

KIEV, Ukraine — A month before Donald Trump clinched the Republican nomination, one of his closest allies in Congress — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy — made a politically explosive assertion in a private conversation on Capitol Hill with his fellow GOP leaders: that Trump could be the beneficiary of payments from Russian President Vladimir Putin 48

May 16, 2017 4:51 PM Prince William follows in Princess Diana's footsteps in visit to cancer hospital

Prince William followed in the footsteps of his late mother, Princess Diana, by making a visit today to the Royal Marsden Hospital, Europe’s largest cancer hospital. Diana was president and patron of the hospital until her death in 1997. William, who has since stepped into his mother's role at the hospital, visited with young cancer patients at the hospital's 12

May 12, 2017 3:40 PM Patriots QB Tom Brady to be on cover of 'Madden NFL 18'

Three months after winning his fifth Super Bowl ring, Tom Brady just won an offseason title, too. The New England Patriots quarterback was selected to be on the cover of "Madden NFL 18," becoming the oldest player to appear on the cover of the popular EA Sports game. Brady, who will turn 40 in August, grew up a few miles away from where Electronic Arts, or EA, opened 16

May 12, 2017 1:03 PM King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Reveals the Bro-y Side of the Arthurian Legend

Guy Ritchie’s entirely brainless, totally enjoyable fantasy reveals the bro-y side of the Arthurian legend. The last time King Arthur pulled the sword from the stone, it was 2004, and he looked like Clive Owen and strode grimly through a dour, unenchanted Britain and just sort of picked it up. This time, in Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur: Legend of the Sword 15

May 11, 2017 1:33 PM Houston-native Dennis Quaid coming to Clear Lake to rock with his band

The star attended the Houston School of Film and Theatre and St. Francis Episcopal Day School before moving to New York. Take a look at other famous people who called Houston home at one point. The star attended the Houston School of Film and Theatre and St. Francis Episcopal Day School before moving to New York. He was Katy Perry's date to the 2014 VMAs. Riff Raff also took to Twitter 14

May 9, 2017 9:33 PM More Action On Tap for Videogame Stocks

Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard valuations have risen sharply. But investors could still see upside Videogame players like action. Investors in videogame publishers may need to steel themselves up for some. Over the past few years, the business of selling games has gone from “ship it and forget it” to one that never really powers down. Along the way, game publishers 16

May 9, 2017 3:51 PM 2018 Grammy Awards ceremony to take place at NYC's Madison Square Garden

The gala honoring excellence across all genres of music has been held in Los Angeles at Staples Center for the past 14 years. May 9 (UPI) -- The 2018 Grammy Awards ceremony is to take place Jan. 28 at Madison Square Garden in New York, The Recording Academy announced Tuesday. The gala honoring excellence across all genres of music will be broadcast on CBS. "While 34