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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R. Kelly that the artist had planned concerts in the sheikhdom after he had sought permission from an Illinois judge to travel here despite facing sexual-abuse charges.

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 23, 2019--Chris Pratt, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Ellen DeGeneres, Adam Sandler, Robert Downey Jr., Shawn Mendes, Zendaya, Noah Centineo, Selena Gomez, Joey King, Jace Norman, JoJo Siwa, David Dobrik, Avengers: Infinity War, Riverdale and DJ Khaled were am…

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ESCONDIDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 23, 2019--Henry Avocado Corporation is voluntarily recalling California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Henry Avocado is issuing this voluntary recall ou…

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 23, 2019--Niece Motorsports, a professional stock car racing team that competes in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, has signed female stock car race driver Angela Ruch for 12 races in the 2019 racing season.

 Never have I been able to sit around with nothing in particular to do. I usually have a plan for the next day when I go to bed each night, and I usually get up thinking about getting started on it. I absolutely hate to be bored, and I can most often find something constructive to do.

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CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly yelled through tears in a recent TV interview before an audience numbering in the millions, saying he's in a fight for his life to disprove sexual abuse charges. That fight will ultimately be waged in court, with the only audience that matters numbering just 12 jurors.

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CHICAGO (AP) — An overseas trip by R. Kelly is in limbo after his attorney asked a judge Friday for more time to provide details to the court about up to five concerts the R&B singer wants to perform next month in Dubai.

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 22, 2019--This spring 2019, GUESS is proud to introduce GUESS Eco, a 12-piece capsule collection for men and women made with environmentally conscious materials and manufacturing processes. Featuring water-saving denim, the GUESS Eco collection has launched …

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PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 21, 2019--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) today announced the release of 1.75 liter (half-gallon) Redneck Riviera Whiskey packaging. The new “handle” bottle will initially be available in California, Texas, Florida, Georgia, and Colorado.

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PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 21, 2019--Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST) today announced the release of 1.75 liter (half-gallon) Redneck Riviera Whiskey packaging. The new “handle” bottle will initially be available in California, Texas, Florida, Georgia, and Colorado.

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai found itself entangled in the sex abuse case against American R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday after the performer asked a U.S. judge to allow him to come to the Arabian Peninsula sheikhdom to perform shows and "meet with the royal family."

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BASEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 21, 2019--What’s old is definitely new again. Fossil has long stood for the optimism and creativity that is at the heart of American culture. Inspired by vintage design, we take the best from the past and update it for today's consumer. Since 1984, we…

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BOSTON (AP) — Harvard University has "shamelessly" turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over to the slaves' descendants, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

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IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 20, 2019--Allied Esports, a global esports entertainment company, and Newegg, the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America with a global reach into more than 50 countries, today announced a multiyear marketing agreement designating Newegg as a fou…

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story March 19 about the horror film "Us," The Associated Press misspelled the surname of Russian playwright Anton Chekhov. It is Chekhov, not Chekov.

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Steve Blass spent his boyhood afternoons in Connecticut flinging a rubber ball against the side of a half-barn, fantasizing that he was pitching in the majors. Come evening, the 10-year-old would get his radio and tune into a game, delighted when Mel Allen's voice crackled from the transistor.

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SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 19, 2019--The annual Game Developers Conference (GDC) opened its doors in San Francisco! The world’s top game producers were there to introduce tons of great games to the players! NetEase also introduced their brand-new game, Disorder, a shooter for your m…

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PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 19, 2019--Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is just around the corner, and Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the award-winning food and beverage partner of nine MLB teams, is unveiling its 2019 ballpark menu highlights, full of new takes on ballpark favorites and bet…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Warner Bros. chief Kevin Tsujihara, one of the highest ranking Hollywood executives to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, stepped down from the studio Monday following claims that he promised roles to an actress with whom he was having an affair.

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 18, 2019--MapleStory Fest is back for the second year in a row on May 11, 2019 in Downtown Los Angeles featuring MMORPG fan-favorites, MapleStory and MapleStory 2. The celebration will bring Nexon’s developers and fans together for exclusive announcements, Q…

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NEW YORK (AP) — The girls, a dozen of them 15 to 18 years old, file into a conference room in a downtown Brooklyn office building, taking seats in chairs carefully arranged in a circle. On the floor in front of them is a makeshift altar of comforting objects: A string of Christmas lights, pl…

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SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 18, 2019--The second tentpole event of the 2019 Call of Duty® World League season, Presented by PlayStation®4, concluded with Luminosity Gaming winning the CWL Fort Worth Cup. The 16 CWL Pro League teams competed in a three-day tournament, offering …

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SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 18, 2019--Today Starbucks celebrated its 30,000 th store – opened in Shenzhen, China – marking a significant global milestone for the company. The 30,000 th store, the Starbucks Reserve® Shenzhen Bay Mix City location, is a tribute to the company’s coffee leader…