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Strong showing for pro-EU parties in Dutch EU vote

Strong showing for pro-EU parties in Dutch EU vote

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Pro-European Dutch parties were predicted Thursday to win most of the country's seats in the European Parliament, with right-wing populist opponents of the European Union managing to take only four of the nation's 26 seats.

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed

CHICAGO — A judge in Chicago ordered the file in Jussie Smollett's criminal case unsealed Thursday, saying the actor's actions did not appear to be those of someone seeking to maintain his privacy.
Michael Jackson's estate and former manager settle lawsuit

Michael Jackson's estate and former manager settle lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — A years-long lawsuit between Michael Jackson's estate and one of the superstar's former managers has been settled, ending one of the final legal fights over the King of Pop's assets.

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic

HOMER GLEN, Ill. — Wearing a black shirt with "Fight for your happiness" on the front and "Sick not weak" on the back, Daniel Carcillo eats an apple as his wife makes a cappuccino nearby and their oldest daughter scampers around the kitchen.

Someone breaks into home, takes nothing, gives it good scrub

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — Whoever broke into a Massachusetts man's home last week didn't take a thing. They did, however, leave the house spotless.
Asian, Asian American heroes to power Marvel comics series

Asian, Asian American heroes to power Marvel comics series

Asian superheroes — assemble. Marvel Comics is giving ink to an unprecedented team-up of its mightiest Asian and Asian American heroes, also known as the new Agents of Atlas.
Britain's losing Eurovision song now lower-scoring than ever

Britain's losing Eurovision song now lower-scoring than ever

PARIS — Britain's Eurovision song "Bigger Than Us" is an even bigger flop than previously thought after its last-place entry was stripped of five points to correct a math error.

Comedian Artie Lange awaits drug program violation hearing

NEWARK, N.J. — Authorities say a court hearing has not yet been scheduled for comedian Artie Lange following his arrest on a charge of having failed to comply with his court-ordered drug program.
Rotten Tomatoes to link audience ratings to ticket purchases

Rotten Tomatoes to link audience ratings to ticket purchases

LOS ANGELES — Rotten Tomatoes is taking another step to verify that users posting a rating of a movie have actually seen it.
'Real Housewives' husband wins reprieve in deportation fight

'Real Housewives' husband wins reprieve in deportation fight

NEWARK, N.J. — A federal court has ruled that the husband of "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast member Teresa Giudice can stay in the U.S. as he appeals deportation to his native Italy. The 3rd U.S.