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Fantasy sports sites barred from taking bets in New York

The New York state attorney general ordered fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel to stop accepting bets in New York, saying that the operations were essentially illegal gambling.


Veterans Day deals

Here is a look at some of the organizations recognizing America's service men and women.


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 11

On this day in 1965 an iconic rock band played their first show - at a high school dance.


‘Spectre’ is truly explosive

Nail-biting action scenes and blasts are a regular feature in James Bond movies but the franchise's latest offering has scored a world record for the largest stunt explosion in a film.


J.J. Abrams says the next ‘Star Wars’ script is done

The new "Star Wars" director has thrilled fans by revealing the script for the next installment - due in theaters in 2017 - is already complete.


Obama launches Facebook page, sends message on climate

The POTUS finally has his own Facebook page


Alleged rape victim sues Bill Cosby for defamation

A New Hampshire woman on Monday sued Bill Cosby for defamation, saying he falsely accused her of lying last year when she publicly charged he raped her in 1965.


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 10

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.


Terminally ill ‘Star Wars’ fan granted wish to see ‘Force Awakens’

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A terminally ill “Star Wars” fan, who was given just a few months…


Gunnar Hansen, killer of ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre,’ dies

The actor who played the iconic villain Leatherface in the original "Texas Chain Saw Massacre" died Saturday of pancreatic cancer


‘Spectre’ tops ‘The Peanuts Movie’ with $73 million

James Bond and Charlie Brown brought the box office roaring back to life this weekend.


‘Saturday Night Live’ with Trump earns best ratings in years

The show, which came under fire from Latino groups for inviting the blunt-spoken Republican presidential frontrunner to host, garnered a 6.6 rating in the 56 U.S. markets measured by Nielsen Media Research, NBC said in a statement.


Today in entertainment history: Nov. 9

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.


‘Binge-watch’ beats ‘dadbod,’ others for 2015 word of the year

The annual list also includes "clean eating," "dadbod," and "manspreading."


Netflix says it can get your kids to bed in 5 minutes

This devious plan to help you get the rugrats to sleep may just work.


‘SNL’ star Dana Carvey heading back to TV

The "Wayne's World" star has signed on to front a new TV talent show geared towards mimics and impressionists.


YouTube to support virtual reality video on its app

YouTube announced two new features for its Android app that expand the video site's use of virtual reality, giving the new technology its biggest platform yet.


REVIEW: ‘Spectre’ misses its mark

The latest James Bond installment is a fun, lively bit of entertainment but it so badly misses the high water mark left by "Skyfall" that it can’t help but feel like a let-down.


Twister among toys getting hall of fame nod

Toys are honored for their longevity and ability to foster learning, creativity or discovery through play.

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Royals players get $370K bonus for World Series win


The World Series champion Kansas City Royals generously split up their Fall Classic players' pool haul of more than $25 million into 55 full shares worth $370,069 apiece, Major League baseball said on Monday.

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Tigers still No. 1, Oklahoma up to third


The 12-0 Tigers picked up 53 of the 61 first-place votes after holding off South Carolina.

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Broncos spoil Patriots’ perfect record with OT win


Recognizing the run play that was called likely would go nowhere against the New England Patriots' defensive alignment, Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler audibled to a different one. The result was electric.