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Toby Keith performs at ACM Presents an All-Star Salute to the Troops on Monday, April 7, 2014, in Las Vegas.

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Toby Keith is highest-paid country star of 2014

Toby Keith has raked in $65 million since June, 2013, according to editors of Forbes magazine.

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Onetime Virginia Congressman Caldwell Butler Has Died

Long ago Virginia Congressman Caldwell Butler (R- Roanoke) has passed away.

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Kiefer Sutherland confused by Freddie Prinze, Jr. blast

Kiefer Sutherland has been left baffled by former 24 co-star Freddie Prinze, Jr.'s public attack on the star's professionalism.

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UVA Releases New Demographic Profiles Of Virginia

The Weldon Cooper Center at the University of Virginia releases new demographic profiles.

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N.C. Attorney General Won’t Defend His State’s Ban On Same Sex Marriages

The N. C. Attorney General won't defend his state's ban on same sex marriages.

Amy Lee of American rock band Evanescence performs during the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (Foto vom 02.10.11). "Jedes Mal, wenn wir ein Album machen, ist es ein grosser Meilenstein in meinem Leben", sagt die 29-jaehrige Frontfrau Amy Lee von Evanescence im dapd-Interview. "The Open Door" 2006 sei eine Art Abschied gewesen, "Evanescence" markiert nun einen Neuanfang. Die US-Rockband legt am kommenden Freitag (07.10.11) ihr drittes, selbstbetiteltes Album vor. (zu dapd-Text) Foto: Felipe Dana/AP/dapd

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Evanescence’s Amy Lee gives birth to baby boy

Amy Lee introduces her first child to the world with her Instagram account.

Singer-songwriter Brad Paisley performs in concert during his Country Nation World Tour 2014 at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Thursday, June 12, 2014, in Columbia, Md.

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Brad Paisley leaks song against record label’s wishes

Brad Paisley has come under fire from executives at his record label after leaking a preview of the songs from his new album.

FILE - In this June 20, 2013 file photo, Torrin Lawrence reacts after his heat in the senior men's 400-meter dash at the U.S. Championships athletics meet in Des Moines, Iowa. Former University of Georgia 400-meter runner Torrin Lawrence died in a car accident early Monday, July 28, 2014 in Cordele, Ga. He was 25.

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Star sprinter Torrin Lawrence dies at 25

Celebrated track star Torrin Lawrence has been killed in a tragic road accident in Georgia.

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Social media asks: ‘Who is the woman in black?’

A quiet woman wearing a flowing, black dress has the curious wondering who she is and spurred a social media site to document her trek.

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Mini dominoes break world record

The challenge gets bigger as the Dominoes get smaller!

President Barack Obama fist bumps the cashier after paying for his order at Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas on July 10, 2014.

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Fist bumps relay 90 percent less germs than handshakes

Replacing handshakes with fist bumps could help cut down on the spread of bacteria and illnesses, according to a new study.

A white Sony Playstation 4 is on display at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California on June 11, 2014.

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Sony looks to revive the Playstation network

Sony Corp is hammering out plans to rise from the ashes of nearly $10 billion lost in six years by building a future around the PlayStation.

The Apple logo is pictured on the front of a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California on April 23, 2014.

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Apple updates MacBook Pro laptops, cuts price of older model

Apple Inc said it updated its MacBook Pro line of laptops with a high-resolution Retina display, faster processors and higher memory for a starting price of $1,299.

A New York Police Officer stands guard inside a cordoned area at the site of a shooting in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York on July 28, 2014.

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U.S. marshals, police wounded, fugitive dead in NYC gunfight

Two U.S. marshals and a New York police detective were wounded and a fugitive wanted on sex abuse charges was killed in a shootout in Greenwich Village.

Miyoshi Umeki and James Shigeta star in Flower Drum Song in 1961.

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Actor James Shigeta dies at 81

"Die Hard," "Lost Horizon" and "Mulan" star, James Shigeta, dies at 81.

FOR USE AS DESIRED, YEAR END PHOTOS - FILE - President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, Monday, June 17, 2013. Obama and Putin discussed the ongoing conflict in Syria during their bilateral meeting.

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U.S says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks

In another sign of deteriorating relations, the U.S. government claims that Moscow has violated the Cold War treaty.

Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard on the suburbs of Shakhtarsk, Donetsk region on July 28, 2014.

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Civilians killed in eastern Ukraine amid fierce fighting

Intense fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine kills at least 19 civilians.

Firefighters protect an evacuated home while the fast-moving wildfire called "Sand Fire" burns behind, near Plymouth, California on July 26, 2014.

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Toy drone disrupts aircraft fighting California wildfire

Fire officials spotted a drone over the Sand Fire and immediately called police to have the toy grounded to avoid a possible mid-air collision.

With her attorney Pierce O'Donnell, right, Shelly Sterling, center, talks to reporters after a judge ruled in her favor and against her estranged husband, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA basketball team, outside Los Angeles Superior Court, Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Judge gives go-ahead for $2 billion sale of NBA’s Clippers

Shelly Sterling can proceed with the record $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers despite her husband's objections, a judge ruled on Monday.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Girl doesn’t want brother to grow up

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Five-year-old Sadie doesn't want her little brother to grow up because he's too cute now as a baby.

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Nadal withdraws from Toronto, Cincinnati events

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Rafa Nadal will miss two U.S. Open tune-up events due to a wrist injury, putting his status in doubt for a title defense at the year's final grand slam.

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PGA Tour commissioner, Woods hope for big finish

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Tiger Woods, battling back from a back injury, still drives fan interest and TV ratings.