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    Acclaimed Nigerian author speaks at Harvard Class Day

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has addressed Harvard University's graduates at the school's annual pre-commencement Class Day festivities.She was selected by the university's graduating class to speak...

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    Deadliest Catch' star pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault

    SEATTLE (AP) — Celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge that he spat on an Uber driver last year in Seattle.The Seattle Times reports (https://bit.ly/2s3scWE) the 52-year-old "Deadliest Catch" star pleaded...

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    Correction: Obit-Clint Walker story

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a May 22 obituary of Clint Walker, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Walker was 91 years old when he died. He was 90.A corrected version of the story is below:Clint Walker, star of TV's 'Cheyenne,' dies at age...

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    Aaron Hernandez fiancée announces she's expecting a baby

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The former fiancée of the late NFL player Aaron Hernandez says she is expecting a baby.Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez made the announcement in a post on Instagram on Tuesday. She says she and her daughter with Hernandez,...

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    Ex-NFL player sues Michigan State over 2016 expulsion

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former NFL football player is suing Michigan State University, saying his rights were violated when he was expelled after a sexual misconduct investigation.Keith Mumphery was not charged with a crime. But he says his...

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    Couple featured on 'Weed Country' show charged in Tennessee

    JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an Oregon couple featured on the television show "Weed Country" has been indicted on marijuana-related charges in Tennessee.The U.S. attorney's office in Jackson says Michael and Tawni Boutin, of...

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    Family sues over death of California music festival attendee

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a 20-year-old woman who died after attending a California music festival last year is suing the event promoter.City News Service says the lawsuit alleges Baylee Gatlin didn't receive proper medical attention for...

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    Handling of harassment claim shakes up Utah comic convention

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City's annual comic convention is dealing with a rift over its handing of a sexual misconduct allegation that's caused several participants to back out of planned appearances.In a blog post Tuesday, young adult...

    By Julian Hattem, Associated Press|

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    Dikembe Mutombo to receive Sager Strong Award

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hall of Fame basketball player Dikembe Mutombo will receive the Sager Strong Award at this year's NBA Awards show.The award is named for longtime Turner Sports sideline reporter Craig Sager and presented annually to an individual...

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    Trayvon's parents say Weinstein's company owes them $150,000

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin say The Weinstein Company owes them at least $150,000 for optioning the rights to their book in order to make a yet unaired television series based on their son's...

    By Mike Schneider, Associated Press|

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