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Banana, duct tape add up to $150,000 at Art Basel Miami

Banana, duct tape add up to $150,000 at Art Basel Miami

MIAMI — 3D-printed cocktails, a traffic jam sculpture made of hundreds of tons of sand and more celebrity sightings than a Kardashian Christmas party were all part of over-the-top festivities during the week of Art Basel Miami, but it was a banana th

Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

PENSACOLA, Fla. — The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. support of Israel and accuse America of being anti-Muslim, a U.S.

South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi crowned Miss Universe 2019

ATLANTA — South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe 2019, giving the country its second title in in three years in a pageant that also saw strong showings from contestants from Puerto Rico and Mexico.

Kentucky police seize air fryer containing 20 pounds of meth

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Announcement of the nominees for 2020 Golden Globes begins

Announcement of the nominees for 2020 Golden Globes begins

NEW YORK — “Fleabag," “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" and “ Chornobyl ” are among the first nominees announced for the the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards have begun.
Kosovo, Albania to boycott Nobel Literature award ceremony

Kosovo, Albania to boycott Nobel Literature award ceremony

PRISTINA, Kosovo — Kosovo and Albania say they will boycott the Nobel Literature Prize ceremony Tuesday to protest the award being given to Austrian writer Peter Handke who both countries link to the war in the former Yugoslavia.

South Carolina law lax on regulating foreign animals

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Mobs of kangaroos can roam largely unrestricted in Wisconsin, West Virginia and South Carolina, where state laws don't regulate ownership of the creatures.
Rapper Juice WRLD dies after medical emergency in Chicago

Rapper Juice WRLD dies after medical emergency in Chicago

CHICAGO — Rapper Juice WRLD, who launched his career on SoundCloud before becoming a streaming juggernaut and rose to the top of the charts with the Sting-sampled hit “Lucid Dreams,” died early Sunday after a “medical emergency” at Chicago's Midway I
N. Korea conducts 'important test' at once-dismantled site

N. Korea conducts 'important test' at once-dismantled site

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea said Sunday that it carried out a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site that it reportedly rebuilt after having partially dismantled it at the start of denuclearization talks with the Unite
Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85

Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85

LOS ANGELES — Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut, according to the Sesame Workshop.