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In this Sunday, July 28, 2019 photo provided by Epic games, Kyle Giersdorf reacts after he won the Fortnite World Cup solo finals in New York. Giersdorf, of Pottsgrove, Pa. who goes by the name "Bugha" when competing, racked up the most points and won $3 million as the first Fortnite World Cup solo champion. (Epic Games via AP)
July 29, 2019 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — All those hours playing video games have paid off for a 16-year-old. Kyle Giersdorf, of Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, racked up the most points and won $3 million as the first Fortnite World Cup solo champion. The competition took place Sunday at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York...
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In this June 3, 2014 photo, Disney legend Russi Taylor stands amidst the long shadows at the Disney Legend Plaza at Disney Studios in Burbank, Calif. Taylor, an actress who for more than three decades gave voice to Minnie Mouse, has died on Friday, July 26, 2019, at age 75. Walt Disney Co. chairman Bob Iger announced Taylor’s death in a statement Saturday. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via AP)
July 27, 2019 - 7:43 pm
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — Russi Taylor, an actress who gave voice to Minnie Mouse for more than three decades, has died. Walt Disney Co. chairman Bob Iger announced Taylor's death in a statement Saturday. Taylor died Friday in Glendale, California, Disney said. She was 75. The cause was not...
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Jay-Z makes an announcement of the launch of Dream Chasers record label in joint venture with Roc Nation, at the Roc Nation headquarters on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, in New York. Meek Mill, the Philadelphia rapper-turned-entrepreneur is launching a new record label in a joint venture with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
July 26, 2019 - 6:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z's got 99 problems but Woodstock isn't one: The rap king has pulled out of the 50th anniversary Woodstock festival just weeks before the troubled event is supposed to take place. Jay-Z will no longer close the three-day festival scheduled for Aug. 16-18, a person familiar with...
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Fortnite World Cup
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July 26, 2019 - 2:53 pm
Beginning Friday, Arthur Ashe Stadium will be home to a different kind of sporting event.
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Rutger Hauer
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July 24, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in "Blade Runner" opposite Harrison Ford, has died. He was 75.
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July 24, 2019 - 11:56 am
Wow, the guy wins $2.5 million on Jeopardy and all of a sudden James Holzhauer is Mr. Sports Know-It-All? Oh yeah, that’s his actual job. The trivia phenom and professional sports bettor recently spoke to NBC’s Peter King about his predictions for next year’s NFL championship. So how will Super...
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'American Gangster'
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July 23, 2019 - 7:49 pm
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey prosecutor portrayed by actor Russell Crowe in the film “American Gangster” has pleaded guilty to stealing from his law clients. Eighty-one-year-old Richard Roberts was on trial in Morristown, New Jersey, at the time of his plea Tuesday to perjury and...
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July 22, 2019 - 12:12 pm
After three drama-packed seasons full of unexpected twists, Riverdale is taking on one of its most challenging and emotionally charged plot turns: the death of star Luke Perry. In an untimely tragedy that shocked fans of the CW show and cast members alike, Perry passed away from a stroke at the age...
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Hawkeye/Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) in a scene from Marvel Studios' Avengers: Endgame. he global box office has a new king in “Avengers: Endgame.” The superhero extravaganza the weekend of July 20 has usurped “Avatar” to become the highest grossing film of all time, with an estimated $2.79 billion in worldwide grosses in just 13 weeks.(Film Frame/Marvel Studios 2019 via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 2:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The global box office has a new king in "Avengers: Endgame." The superhero extravaganza this weekend usurped "Avatar" to become the highest grossing film of all time, with an estimated $2.79 billion in worldwide grosses in just 13 weeks. "Avatar" has held onto the record for a...
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Maisie Williams speaks during the "Game of Thrones" panel on day two of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 19, 2019, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
July 19, 2019 - 11:02 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — "Game of Thrones" may be over but the cast can't seem to get away from stray coffee cups. Maisie Williams, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Liam Cunningham, Isaac Hempstead Wright and others took the stage at San Diego Comic-Con Friday evening for a goodbye panel and found some waiting at...
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