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Platini to run for FIFA presidency

UEFA head Michel Platini announced on Wednesday his intention to stand for presidency of FIFA in place of Sepp Blatter.

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Chris Hemsworth survived on 500 calories a day for shipwreck drama

The "Thor" star is used to bulking up for his action films, but this time he battled constant hunger pangs.

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U.S. homeownership hits 35 year-low, renting in vogue

The drop in ownership underscores the damage inflicted on housing by the recession and the economy's subsequent slow recovery from the downturn.

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U.S., Turkey weigh which Syrian rebels to support in border area

The United States and Turkey have not yet agreed which Syrian rebels they will support in a joint effort to help clear Islamic State from an area along the Turkish border.

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New Dr. Seuss book hits shelves

"What Pet Should I Get?" goes on sale 24 years after the author's death.

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ANALYSIS: Women’s impact on men’s professional sports

The Arizona Cardinals say new coach Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL.

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U.S. dentist accused of killing beloved Cecil the Lion

Wildlife officials accused an American hunter of killing one of the oldest and most famous lions in Zimbabwe, without a permit after paying $50,000 to two people who lured the beast to its death.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, July 29

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, July 29.

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Windows 10 debuts today

No one's expected to line up overnight for the new Microsoft operating systems the way people did 20 years ago for Windows 95, but today marks the first update in three years.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘TeachingCenter’

A look at the exciting and high stakes world of professional teaching.

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More Than $100K Reported Missing From Maine Town’s Coffers

Town officials in Anson are seeking ways to recover more than $400,000 in missing money.

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Police: Investigation Underway After Body Found in River

Authorities in Maine are investigating the discovery of a body found in a river.

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Police: 1 Killed, 1 Injured in Rollover Crash in Maine

Authorities say a one-car rollover crash killed one person and injured another in Maine.

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Maine Man to be Sentenced For Killing Grandmother

A Maine man convicted of killing his grandmother by beating her, stabbing her and setting her body afire is due to be sentenced.

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Yellow Light Breen to Lead Maine Development Foundation

The Maine Development Foundation has tapped an executive at Bangor Savings Bank to serve as its leader.

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Maine Lobster Festival Welcomes Crustacean Lovers to State

The Maine Lobster Festival is beckoning seafood lovers to Rockland, Maine, to experience the state's signature dish in all its buttery glory.

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Today in entertainment history: July 29

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

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NFL upholds Brady’s four-game Deflategate suspension

The New England QB's punishment for his role in using under-inflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season was upheld by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

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At $90 million, Garth Brooks tops country earners

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Brooks, 53, who resumed touring last year after 13 years off the road, also notched up the biggest pay day in a single year.

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REVIEW: ‘Vacation’ is a fun road trip for a new generation

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Rating: R | Run time: 99 min. | Genre: Comedy | Starring: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins…

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Eric Church exhibit headed to Country Hall of Fame

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Visitors to Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will soon be able to walk through the life and career of Eric Church.