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January 7, 2019 10:24 AM Malaysian king abruptly abdicated throne after reported marriage to Russian beauty queen

Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V abdicated in an unexpected and rare move, just after two years on the throne. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun, File) The Malaysian king unexpectedly abdicated Sunday after just two years on the throne -- with some reports pegging his early exit as being related to his marriage to a Russian beauty queen last year. The palace said in a statement 96

January 6, 2019 3:19 AM Cher tweets support of Ocasio-Cortez dancing

The famed singer took to Twitter early Saturday in support of the new lawmaker, saying “Know The Feeling @AOC. SOMETIMES JUST GOT— --TA DANCE.” The tweet came after a clip surfaced earlier this week that showed Ocasio-Cortez dancing while she was a college student, similarly in style to the "Breakfast Club," according to Page Six. The clip reportedly 139

December 31, 2018 6:49 PM Firefighters buy cake for little girl's birthday after hers is ruined

A fire department in Wisconsin made sure a little girl wasn't without a cake on her fourth birthday. (Monroe Fire Department) Firefighters in Wisconsin weren’t going to let an uncooked cake ruin one 4-year-old’s birthday party. The Monroe Fire Department responded to a possible stove fire at the home where the little girl and her family were celebrating 85

December 30, 2018 2:39 PM Queen Elizabeth requested a new yacht from British government

A newly discovered note in the U.K.'s National Archives shows Queen Elizabeth II let government officials know she would welcome a replacement for the Royal Yacht Britannia once it was decommissioned. The 1995 note is unusual because the queen is required to remain politically neutral and avoids lobbying the government on specific requests. The message 102

December 27, 2018 5:16 PM Celine Dion, John Legend to perform at Aretha Franklin tribute concert

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson and John Legend will be among a host of singers to perform at a tribute concert for the late Aretha Franklin in January, the Recording Academy and other groups announced on Thursday. Alicia Keys, Yolanda Adams, Patti Labelle and Janelle Monae will also do songs from the repertoire of the Queen 98

December 25, 2018 3:01 PM Man defies 20 million-to-1 odds to win $1 million at poker game

A poker player at a New Jersey casino defied the odds and hit the jackpot Saturday. The man, identified as Harold M., of Lakewood, N.J., won $1 million at the Borgata Hotel Casino at a three-card poker game. He only made a $5 bet. Harold hit a royal straight flush of diamonds, a hand that overcame 20 million-to-1 odds. Harold was dealt a 10, queen and ace of diamonds 54

December 24, 2018 6:25 PM See teenage Meghan Markle belt out 'Santa Baby' at high school Christmas show

Royal Wedding: A recap of the nuptials from the famous guests, the incredible fashion, the grand processions, the vows, and the speech by Bishop Michael Curry, to the incredible kiss between newlyweds Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Before she was the Duchess of Sussex spending Christmas at Sandringham with the Queen, she was a "Suits" star. Before "Suits 78

December 17, 2018 3:22 PM Story hour hosted by drag performers sees some opposition

HUNTINGTON WOODS, Mich. – A story hour hosted by drag performers at a suburban Detroit public library is seeing some opposition about a year after it made its debut. Similar programs have taken place around the U.S. for years and sometimes faced criticism . The Detroit Free Press reports some people have voiced opposition to the Huntington Woods Library's 69

December 14, 2018 1:19 PM Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, Prince William and Kate Middleton debut Christmas card photos

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, Kate Middleton and Prince William debuted their Christmas card photos. (Chris Allerton/Matt Porteous/Kensington Palace) ‘Tis the season for Christmas card photos and the British royals did not disappoint. The Kensington Palace released a black and white photo of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their wedding day. The shot, taken 87

December 9, 2018 6:43 AM Atlanta United wins MLS Cup with victory over Portland Timbers

Atlanta United owner Arthur Blank, right, hands the trophy to team captain Michael Parkhurst (3) after the MLS Cup championship soccer game against the Portland Timbers, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. Atlanta United won 2-0. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland) The title drought is over in Atlanta: The city's soccer club, Atlanta United, won the championship 86