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Hollywood-backed Quibi thinks you'll pay for its video bites

Hollywood-backed Quibi thinks you'll pay for its video bites

LAS VEGAS — A startup heavily backed by Hollywood is wagering that you're ready to set aside YouTube and TikTok to watch star-studded short videos on your phone — for a price.
Iranian leader calls missile attack a 'slap' at US bases

Iranian leader calls missile attack a 'slap' at US bases

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran struck back at the United States early Wednesday for killing its most powerful military commander, firing a barrage of ballistic missiles at two Iraqi military bases that house American troops in what the Iranian supreme leader sa

Shelburne featured on cover of Kentucky's visitor's guide

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky native and country music singer J.D. Shelburne has made the cover of his home state's visitor's guide. Shelburne joined Gov. Andy Beshear to unveil this year's visitor's guide on Wednesday at the state capitol .
Judge orders mental exam for man charged in grisly slaying

Judge orders mental exam for man charged in grisly slaying

CORUNNA, Mich. — A Michigan judge on Wednesday ordered mental competency and forensic evaluations for a man charged in the slaying and mutilation of a man he met through the dating app Grindr.

Uganda police arrest opposition politician Bobi Wine

KAMPALA, Uganda — Ugandan police on Wednesday arrested pop star turned opposition leader Bobi Wine after preventing him from holding a meeting with his supporters.

Cardi B's pledge to seek Nigerian citizenship sparks rivalry

LAGOS, Nigeria — Cardi B's announcement that she wants to seek Nigerian citizenship has set off a Twitter feud between her West African fans in friendly rivals Nigeria and Ghana.

Florida mom hits jackpot: 2 sets of twin boys born in 2019

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Doctors told a Florida woman she had a better chance of winning the lottery than of giving birth to two sets of twins in the same year.
Takata recall of 10M inflators could be last of air bag saga

Takata recall of 10M inflators could be last of air bag saga

DETROIT — Takata is recalling 10 million more front air bag inflators sold to 14 different automakers because they can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel.
Eilish leads iHeartRadio Music Awards with 7 nominations

Eilish leads iHeartRadio Music Awards with 7 nominations

LOS ANGELES — Billie Eilish came away with the most nominations for the upcoming iHeartRadio Music Awards. iHeartMedia announced Wednesday that Eilish received seven nominations.
Car bomb kills 3, wounds 6 at checkpoint in Somali capital

Car bomb kills 3, wounds 6 at checkpoint in Somali capital

NAIROBI, Kenya — A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint in Somalia's capital Wednesday morning, killing three people and wounding six others, a local official said. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group quickly claimed responsibility.