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Muppet character Miss Piggy poses during a photocall promoting the movie 'The Muppets' in Berlin, in this file photo taken January 18, 2012.

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Miss Piggy to be honored with feminist award

"Moi is thrilled, but frankly, not surprised to be receiving this Sackler Center First Award," Miss Piggy said in a statement.

Fred Couples walks up to the ninth green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 11, 2014, in Augusta, Ga.

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Fred Couples withdraws from U.S. Open sectional qualifier

The Seattle Times is reporting that Fred Couples withdrew from a U.S. Open sectional qualifier due to back problems Monday in Newport Beach, California.

Cho Yang-ho, president of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, speaks during a ceremony to celebrate the 1,000-day countdown to the 2018 Winter Olympics at Olympic Park in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, May 16, 2015. South Korea started its 1,000-day countdown to the Winter Olympics on Saturday with a variety of celebrations planned in the capital Seoul and around the host city of Pyeongchang.

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IOC approves new events for 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang

The IOC has approved new events in snowboarding, Alpine skiing, speedskating and curling for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Report: Russell Wilson’s agent sends letter to Seahawks

According to multiple reports, quarterback Russell Wilson's agent Mark Rodgers sent a 16-page letter to the Seattle Seahawks detailing his position on the ongoing contract negotiations.

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Kelly Clarkson planning baby number two

Kelly Clarkson wants her offspring to be close in age, and she plans on being "pretty pregnant soon after" finishing her tour in November.

Apple CEO Tim Cook waves as he arrives on stage to deliver his keynote address at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, United States June 8, 2015.

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Apple announces ‘native’ apps for Watch

Apple's Tim Cook announced an update to its Watch that should make apps for its latest gadget speedier and help untether it from the iPhone.

Sonya Baumstein sits in her 23-foot (7.01 meter) carbon and kevlar solo rowboat in this handout picture courtesy of Andrew Cull in Port Townsend, Washington April 12, 2015.

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Woman sets out to become first to row across Pacific alone

Sonya Baumstein began a 6,000-milevoyage in Japan, attempting to become the third person and the first woman to cross the Pacific Ocean by herself in a rowboat.

Musician Sir Elton John arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, to testify before the Senate State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs subcommittee in support of U.S. funding for global HIV/AIDS treatment.

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Elton John apologizes to security guard after onstage outburst

Sir Elton John invited a concert security guard onstage during his show to apologize for unleashing a foul-mouthed rant at her colleagues.

In this Dec. 10, 2012 photo, New England Patriots' Brandon Spikes watches from the bench in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Foxborough, Mass. Massachusetts State Police are investigating after a damaged 2011 Mercedes-Maybach belonging to Spikes was found abandoned in the median of Interstate 495 with front-end damage at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Foxborough.

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Patriots cut Brandon Spikes amid accident investigation

New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes was released by the team on Monday, less than a month after it signed him.

First Assistant Suffolk County District Attorney Patrick Haggan points to surveillance video released during a press conference Monday, June 8, 2015, in Boston, which they say shows the fatal shooting of a Boston man suspected of plotting to kill police officers. The video comes from a restaurant across the street, and the figures shown are blurry. Police and the FBI say it shows officers shooting 26-year-old Usaama Rahim on June 2 in the city's Roslindale neighborhood after they attempted to question him about "terrorist-related information."

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Video of police shooting released in terrorism probe

Surveillance video of Usaamah Abdullah Rahim threatening officers with a large knife in Boston has been released.

FILE- In this April 7, 2015 file photo provided by the Charleston County, S.C., Sheriff's Office shows Patrolman Michael Thomas Slager. A grand jury affirmed the state of South Carolina's murder charge on Monday, June 8, 2015, against Slager who fatally shot an unarmed back man trying to run from a traffic stop on April 4, 2015.

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South Carolina ex-police officer indicted in death of black man

A grand jury indicted a white former police officer on a murder charge for the shooting death of a black man in South Carolina.

Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Fernando Rodney (56) sits in the dugout after his team lost to the Boston Red Soxs in Game 4 of an American League baseball division series, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Boston Red Sox's defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to move on to the American League Championship Series.

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Fernando Rodney out as Mariners closer

Carson Smith could assume the closer role. He recorded his first career save in the M's win over Tampa Bay Saturday.

Police stand guard near the entrance of MetLife Stadium during Hot 97's Summer Jam on Sunday, June 7, 2015, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Asbury Park Press reports that crowds at the Hot 97 Summer Jam concert Sunday night became upset when the gates were closed and blocked off by police in riot gear. The newspaper reports that angry fans threw bottles at the troopers and that tear gas was later deployed by police.

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Violence erupts outside Summer Jam concert

Rioting erupted outside the Summer Jam 2015 concert in New Jersey when revelers attempting to enter the show without tickets clashed with police.

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop during the third period of Game 6 of a second-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning won the game 4-1 eliminating the Canadiens.

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Stanley Cup: Bishop practices with Lightning ahead of Game 3, says he feels like BeastMode

After deflecting a series of questions, Bishop said he felt like Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, who is known for repeating the same answer over and over when he is required to talk to the media.

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100 Places of Dance

One guy, one dance routine, and 100 places. Which location is your favorite?

FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 file photo Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock in court in Pretoria, South Africa, where Judge Thokozile Masipa found Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius faces sentencing this week.

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Oscar Pistorius to be released on parole in August

Oscar Pistorius is set to be released from prison on parole after serving 10 months for culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

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Federal data breaches offer treasure trove for hackers

A massive breach of U.S. federal computer networks disclosed this week is the latest in a flood of attacks by suspected Chinese hackers.

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Texas policeman suspended after pulling gun on teen at pool party

A policeman is on administrative leave after a video surfaced that showed him throwing a bathing-suit clad girl to the ground and drawing a gun on another at a pool party disturbance.

Bobby Cannavale, from left, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Paul Feig and Jude Law attend the premiere of "Spy" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Monday, June 1, 2015, in New York.

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‘Spy’ tops box office with $30 million

Melissa McCarthy pushed "Spy" to a $30 million debut in an otherwise lackluster weekend at the box office as summer ticket sales continue to disappoint.

British model Kate Moss leaves the memorial service for Alexander McQueen at St. Paul's Cathedral, London, September 20, 2010.

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Kate Moss escorted off plane for being disruptive

Kate Moss was escorted off a plane at Luton airport on Sunday after disruptive behavior.

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Mariners hit 4 HR’s in win over A’s

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Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz follows the flight of his three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Brad Boxberger during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Mariners' Chris Taylor, and Robinson Cano also scored on the hit. The Mariners won the game 3-0.

The Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 9-5 Friday night for their third win in four games.

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Dempsey, Chandler score as US beats Guatemala 4-0

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Clint Dempsey converted a penalty kick in his return from a suspension for a confrontation with a referee, Timmy Chandler scored his first international goal and the United States routed Guatemala

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Oilers sign Connor McDavid to 3-year, entry-level contract

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The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with center Connor McDavid on a three-year, entry-level contract.

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AP source: Knicks agree to deal with center Robin Lopez

Portland Trail Blazers' Robin Lopez (42) reaches over San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green (4) for a rebound during the first half of Game 1 of a Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series, Tuesday, May 6, 2014, in San Antonio.

Lopez will leave the Portland Trail Blazers to fill the open spot in the middle for the Knicks

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Day five at Wimbledon

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Serena Williams had a tough time but advanced while Novak Djokovic cruised to an easy win.