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Prosecutor: Pistorius’ defense is ‘devoid of any truth’

South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked the judge in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial to reject the track star's defense.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Aug. 7.

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Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong’o top ‘best dressed’ list

The Oscar-winning actresses are among the world's most glamorous, according to the annual "Vanity Fair" rankings.

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Veteran rockers, retro songs dominate Billboard charts

In a blast from the past, retro music and veteran rockers are on top of the weekly Billboard 200 album chart.

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Americans worry illegal migrants threaten way of life, economy

As President Barack Obama considers loosening immigration policy, a new poll shows Americans are worried illegal immigration threatens the economy.

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Obama: Insufficient data to fast-track Ebola drug

President Barack Obama says the initial response should focus on public health measures to contain the outbreak.

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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers land first No. 1 album

The band is celebrating its first album to top the Billboard 200 in 37 years playing together.

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Kings, Sharks to play outdoor game in California in 2015

Outdoor hockey is returning to California for a second straight season.

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#ShareaCoke with the McGillicuddys

This is perhaps the most creative pregnancy announcement ever. We hope the McGillicuddys - and their baby - get free Coke for life!

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Museum finds 6,500-year-old skeleton in basement

Talk about having skeletons in your closet: An archaeology museum discovered an extremely rare human skeleton that had been in storage for 85 years.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 7

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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‘Mad Men’ stars wed in secret in June

Alexis Bledel and Vincent Kartheiser reportedly wed in a secret ceremony in California.

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Daniel Radcliffe talks about life post-’Potter’

The actor has taken on a wide range of fantasy and period roles, but finally steps into the real world with his latest film.

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Woods arrives at Valhalla, status in question

The waiting game on whether or not Tiger Woods will compete in this week's PGA Championship continues.

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Germany’s World Cup winner Goetze breaks silence

The soccer star says he didn't think about what he was doing when he controlled the ball with his chest before sweeping a volley past Argentina in the final.

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Paul McCartney has mountain named after him

The Beatles legend has a landmark named Mount McCartney in his honor.

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Browns fan accused of relieving himself on Art Modell’s grave

Police say charges have been filed against a the fan after he allegedly posted a video of the bad act on YouTube.

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The Who want your bootleg recordings

The band is calling on fans and collectors for rare and lost recordings of the band throughout their 50-year career.

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Twins won’t go to bed

Have you ever felt like you were fighting a losing battle? We bet this mom has.

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Military preparing to fly home body of slain general

Major General Harold Greene, a senior officer with the international military command ISAF, is the most senior U.S. military official killed in action overseas since Vietnam.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top rock tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top rock tracks, according to the latest Billboard charts.

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WATCH: 10 best ‘Simpsons’ episodes

In this photo released by Fox, Homer explains why he wants to bring back the annual 4th of July fireworks display, after it's cancelled for budget reasons, in the "Yellow Badge of Cowardge" Season Finale episode of "The Simpsons," in May 2014. The full 25-year run of "The Simpsons" will arrive on cable channel FXX with a summer marathon, to be paired this fall with a digital extravaganza that could turn other TV shows yellow with envy. "I'm not going to over-promise, but I think this website will provide you with affordable health care," longtime "Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean told a TV critics' meeting Monday, July 21, 2014.

The recent marathon of all 552 episodes of "The Simpsons" inspired us to sit down and come up with our 10 favorite episodes. Enjoy!

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Robert Plant urges Jimmy Page to give up Led Zeppelin reunion

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Robert Plant has urged his former Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page to end his war of words with the singer and concentrate on recording new music.

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Lena Dunham and Kate Mara hit by a falling sign

Lena Dunham, of HBO's "Girls," arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards held at The Nokia Theatre  in Los Angeles.

The "Girls" and "House of Cards" actresses saw stars of their own after an accident at a Venice premiere.

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Charges dropped against Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s suspected drug dealer

In this Jan. 19, 2014 photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The GenArt Quaker Good Energy Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote," was found dead Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in his New York apartment. He was 46.

Drug-selling charges against a friend of late film star Philip Seymour Hoffman have been dropped after officers neglected to read the suspect his Miranda rights.