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Cardi B tops BET noms, Nipsey Hussle up for 1

Cardi B tops BET noms, Nipsey Hussle up for 1

NEW YORK — Hip-hop star Cardi B is walking into the 2019 BET Awards as the most nominated act with seven, while late rapper Nipsey Hussle scored a posthumous nomination.

An emotional send-off for lovable geeks of 'Big Bang Theory'

LOS ANGELES — "The Big Bang Theory" closed out its run as television's top-rated comedy with an emotional final episode that saw some big changes for the show's group of geeky misfits.

University of Oklahoma law dean named interim president

OKLAHOMA CITY — A law school dean will serve as University of Oklahoma's interim president following the sudden resignation of the school's current leader, who'd served less than a year in his role.
South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya

South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — A South Korean and three Filipinos have been freed following months of captivity in Libya, Seoul and Abu Dhabi said Friday.
F-16 fighter crashes into California warehouse, pilot ejects

F-16 fighter crashes into California warehouse, pilot ejects

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — An F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in California, sending a dozen people to hospitals for evaluation after they were exposed to debris, authorities said.
'Big Bang Theory' exits TV airwaves with emotional episode

'Big Bang Theory' exits TV airwaves with emotional episode

LOS ANGELES — "The Big Bang Theory" is over. CBS aired the sitcom's last two episodes "The Change Constant" then "The Stockholm Syndrome" in an hour-long finale Thursday evening.
I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies at 102

I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies at 102

NEW YORK — I.M. Pei (PAY), the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102.
Elton John and 'Rocketman' touch down in Cannes

Elton John and 'Rocketman' touch down in Cannes

CANNES, France — Elton John and his biopic "Rocketman" landed Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival, where the 72-year-old pop star came dressed in a tuxedo with "Rocket Man" emblazoned on the back and regaled attendees with an after-party performance
Eurovision Song Contest decides this year's final lineup

Eurovision Song Contest decides this year's final lineup

TEL AVIV, Israel — The Eurovision Song Contest has decided the final 10 contestants who will battle to be crowned Europe's best pop act, following the event's second semifinal Thursday.
Trump administration pulls $1B from California rail project

Trump administration pulls $1B from California rail project

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Trump administration cancelled nearly $1 billion Thursday in federal money for California's high-speed rail project, further throwing into question the future of the ambitious plan to connect Los Angeles and San Francisco.