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Five Injured in Second City Theater Fire at Old Town, Chicago

Entertainment

Fire broke out through the roof of The Second City comedy troupe offices in Old Town, Chicago on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Four firefighters and the manager of Adobo Grill restaurant were injured in the blaze. More than 100 people were evacuated from the building. READ MORE

Jeremy Lin Attends Time 100 Event

Jeremy Lin Plans to Glorify Jesus Christ and Break Down Asian Stereotypes in the NBA: Charlotte Hornets PG Focuses on God in the Highs and Lows

Entertainment

Jeremy Lin is a household name and international superstar when it comes to basketball, yet he still insists that he is just like everyone else. Lin’s trajectory shifted as he left the Los Angeles Lakers to play for the Charlotte Hornets, but his goal remains the same as ever; “to glorify Christ.”READ MORE

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Television Reporter Alison Parker and Cameraman Adam Ward Contribute Last Report at Bridgewater Plaza in Smith Mountain Lake: Shot by Virginia WDBJ Ex-Employee Bryce Williams (Vester Flanagan)

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WDBJ television reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward died while covering their final journalism assignment on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Parker and Ward were shot by a disgruntled ex-WDBJ employee at Bridgewater Plaza in Smith Mountain Lake during a live television interview on tourism.READ MORE

One Direction Performs on 'X Factor'

Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson Address One Direction Breakup Rumors on Twitter: “We Will Be Taking A Well Earned Break”

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Niall Horan took to Twitter to address nasty rumors of a One Direction breakup on Monday, Aug. 24. Bandmate Louis Tomlinson also did damage control and told his 20.1 million Twitter followers to not worry. The British boy band is taking a break.READ MORE

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Man Commits Suicide at San Francisco Bay Rapid Transit Embarcadero BART Station

Life

Embarcadero station’s trains came to a screeching halt as a man died from what is reported to be “an apparent suicide” on Monday, Aug. 24 in the San Francisco Bay Area. According to the San Francisco Fire Department, the man leapt from a BART platform and jumped in front of an arriving train. READ MORE

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Presidential Election Polls 2016: Republican Donald Trump Capitalizes on Monday’s Stock Market Crash and Seeks to Strip Constitutional Rights from U.S. Citizens

Entertainment

Politico’s Polling Center asked voters who they would most like to see as the GOP candidate for Republican president in 2016. Donald Trump led the polls, as 19% of Republican voters favored him. Scott Walker and Ben Carson tied with 12% and Jeb Bush had 11% of the votes. Carly Fiorina had 10%, while Ted Cruz came close with 9% of the votes. The statistics were taken from 619 voters on Aug. 7-9, 2015.READ MORE

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Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaiian Surfing Legend Remembered in Google Doodle: How Did He Affect Lives of ASP Champs Mick Fanning and Julian Wilson?

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Google celebrated Hawaiian hero Duke Kahanamoku’s 125th birthday in a Doodle on Monday, Aug. 24. Kahanamoku was a five-time Olympic medalist in swimming. The Honolulu native is credited with introducing the sport of surfing to nations around the world beyond its birthplace, Hawaii. READ MORE

Jeremy Lin Attends Time 100 Event

Jeremy Lin Believes God Placed Him in Charlotte Hornets and Asks Fans to Pray for His New NBA Team: Taiwanese Point Guard Celebrates 27th Birthday on Aug. 23

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Jeremy Lin believes that God positioned him to play for the Charlotte Hornets. Lin shared on his official website that although the team was not initially his top pick, he is aware that his life’s “journey has always had unexpected but divine turns and surprises.” The point guard asked fans for prayer.READ MORE

Kristen Stewart Attends Toronto Film Festival

‘American Ultra’ Movie Reviews and Ratings: Film Stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace, and Connie Britton

Entertainment

Mike Howell, a convenience store cashier plans to propose to his girlfriend Phoebe Larson with an engagement ring. While working the night shift, a mysterious woman in a trench coat and sunglasses speaks a series of codes to him. Howell’s CIA agent senses immediately return to him, and he soon learns that he is one of many secret sleep agents. Howell is a trained killer and is a main part of the CIA’s Ultra Program. Larson is kidnapped as an attempt to catch Howell. Howell does all that he can to find his missing girlfriend. ‘American Ultra’ hit theaters on Friday, Aug. 21. The comedy film was rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America.READ MORE

Rupert Friend Attends TIFF

‘Hitman: Agent 47’ Movie Reviews and Ratings: Film Stars Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware, Helena Pieske, and Zachary Quinto

Entertainment

Agent 47 is the perfect killing machine. His D.N.A. was genetically altered since birth to give him superior speed, intelligence, strength, and stamina. He works as an assassin for the International Contracts Agency. A terrorist organization attempts to unlock the secrets behind his abilities to create an army of assassins stronger than him. Agent 47 teams up with a young woman like himself to stop them. ‘Hitman: Agent 47’ hit theaters on Friday, Aug. 21. The film was rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America.READ MORE

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Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen’s Relationship Spark Divorce Rumors Due to ‘Deflategate’ Lawsuit: NFL New England Patriots Quarterback to Revisit Court on Aug. 31

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Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen’s marriage has been scrutinized by the media with rumors of divorce, following investigation of the NFL quarterback’s involvement in Deflategate. OK! Magazine estimated that their divorce would involve $460 million.READ MORE

Liam Payne Attends Aria Awards

One Direction's New Music Video for 'Drag Me Down' Features Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, and Niall Horan in Space Suits: First Release Without Zayn Malik

Entertainment

Nothing can drag One Direction down, not even gravity. The British boy band released the music video for ‘Drag Me Down’ on Thursday, Aug. 20. Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, and Louis Tomlinson swapped in their stylish civilian clothes for astronaut gear in the new video. READ MORE

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North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un Declares “Quasi-State of War” on South Korea: Two Nations Exchange Artillery Rounds Across Border

World

Kim Jong-Un, the communist leader of North Korea declared a “quasi-state of war” on South Korea on Friday, Aug 20. The decision was made hours after South Korea launched dozens of 155-millimeter artillery rounds across the border that divides the two nations. The exchange of fire began on Thursday afternoon when North Korea fired a round, which landed in Yeoncheon, a South Korean border town.READ MORE

Cosplayers Dressed as Power Rangers

‘Power Rangers’ Movie Release Update 2017: Character Details Revealed for Jason, Kimberly, Trini, Billy, and Zack

Entertainment

Teenagers with superhuman strength and abilities return to fight robots and monsters in an all-new ‘Power Rangers’ film. Character descriptions on the upcoming movie were released early August 2015. The live-action movie will incorporate Jason, Kimberly, Trini, Billy, and Zack, the original five characters from the ‘90s television series. READ MORE

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Perrie Edwards Sobs Uncontrollably in Little Mix Live Performance: Tears Up During "The End" Solo and Cannot Complete Line "Love Isn't Fair"

Entertainment

Perrie Edwards showed that she still cares about her ex-fiance Zayn Malik when she broke down in tears during her solo in “The End” on Wednesday, Aug. 19. The English Little Mix vocalist could not bring herself to sing her line “but love isn’t fair.” Band members Jade Thirlwall, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson came to her rescue onstage.READ MORE

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