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BP oil spill caused dolphins' lung disease, deaths: study

Dolphins swimming in the oil-contaminated waters of the Gulf of Mexico after the 2010 BP spill suffered unusual lung lesions & died at high rates because of petroleum pollution, US…

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Target profit rises as product revamp pays off

NEW YORK (AP) — Target is hitting the bulls-eye. The Minneapolis-based retailer reported a nearly 52 percent surge in its first-quarter profit on strong sales of fashion & baby products,…

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Comic McCarthy honored with Hollywood Star

Funnywoman Melissa McCarthy was immortalized on Hollywood's Walk of Fame on Tuesday, adding her name to the star-studded stretch of Tinseltown sidewalk honoring the entertainment industry. McCarthy, 44, an Oscar…

Kremlin sees U.S. official's visit as sign ties are improving

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A visit to Moscow by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland is a sign that relations between Russia & the United States may be improving, the…

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Chinx, New York rapper with dark street tales, killed

Chinx, the New York rapper who won a growing following by turning his bleak experiences as a drug-dealer into verse, was shot dead Sunday. He was 31. The rapper —…

CANNES WATCH: Portman eschews politics, Mara's fashion coup

CANNES, France (AP) — The first week of the Cannes Film Festival came to an end this weekend with plenty of buzz. Natalie Portman talked approximately why her new film…

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'Pitch Perfect 2' leaves 'Mad Max: Fury Road' in the dust

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The ladies of "Pitch Perfect 2" hit all the right notes opening weekend, amassing a $70.3 million debut, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday. The Elizabeth Banks-directed…

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Taylor Swift wins 8 at Billboard Awards; Kanye gets booed

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift dominated the Billboard Music Awards with eight wins, including top artist, while Kanye West was booed during his performance that closed the three-hour event….