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Ronnie covers Eric Clapton and the Eagles, with the full ‘RE-Dunn’ album coming in January

Steven MartineSince September, Ronnie Dunn‘s been releasing two songs a month from his epic 24-track covers album, RE-Dunn. Today, the final pair arrives, ahead of the full record’s release on January 10. And the Country Music Hall of Famer may have just saved the best for last. You can now stream or download Ronnie’s covers of the Eagles‘ “Peaceful …

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Longtime NBA Commissioner David Stern suffers brain hemorrhage

Tar_Heel_Rob/iStock(NEW YORK) — Longtime NBA Commissioner David Stern suffered a brain hemorrhage on Thursday afternoon and remains in the hospital. The NBA released a statement confirming the news late Thursday. “NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage earlier today for which he underwent emergency surgery. Our thoughts and prayers are with David …

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Ten former NFL players charged by DOJ in alleged health care fraud scheme

robertcicchetti/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Justice announced charges Thursday against 10 former NFL players over an alleged scheme to defraud millions of dollars from the league’s health care benefits program. Prosecutors allege that the players submitted false and fraudulent claims for high-cost medical equipment to the league’s Gene Upshaw Health Reimbursement Account Plan for retired …

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Scoreboard roundup — 12/12/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPhiladelphia 115, Boston 109Cleveland 117, San Antonio 109Dallas 122, Detroit 111Denver 114, Portland 99 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEBuffalo 4, Nashville 3NY Islanders 3, Florida 1Pittsburgh 1, Columbus 0Tampa Bay 3, Boston 2Detroit 5, Winnipeg 2Minnesota 6, Edmonton 5St. Louis 4, Vegas 2Arizona 5, …

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$66 million Klimt painting stolen 20 years ago may have been found

DeAgostini/Getty Images(ROME) — The “Portrait of a Lady,” a painting by Austrian painter Gustav Klimt now valued at $66 million, was stolen from a gallery in northern Italy more than 20 years ago. But it may have just been found — and in the external wall of the very gallery from which it was thought …

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Lawyers’ attack on hospital in Pakistan leaves 3 dead

iStock(LAHORE, Pakistan) — Dozens of lawyers attacked the Punjab Institute of Cardiology in Pakistan in an escalation of a feud that started last month in a dispute over the care of a lawyer’s relative. Three patients died during Wednesday’s incident after they were left unattended while others, including attendants and nurses, were injured when lawyers …

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Conservatives win landslide majority in UK election

Ramberg/iStock(LONDON) — Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a huge victory in U.K.’s closely watched general election. Britain went to the polls for the third time in five years Thursday to determine who the public wants to resolve the stalemate over Brexit. While early polling suggested the Conservatives would win a narrow majority, in the …

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Iraqi protesters lynch teenager, string up his corpse

CT757fan/iStock(LONDON) — An angry crowd of protesters killed a teenager and strung up his corpse in the streets of Iraq’s capital on Thursday amid the ongoing anti-government demonstrations, Iraqi officials said. The brutal killing in Baghdad apparently stems from a days-old dispute in which the teen — identified as 17-year-old Haitham Ali Ismael — repeatedly …

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Debris from missing Chilean Air Force plane may have been found, officials say

StanRohrer/iStock(LONDON) — Chile’s air force said it has located debris at sea believed to be from its cargo plane that vanished this week with 38 people aboard. The Chilean-flagged vessel Antarctic Endeavour found the debris on Wednesday in the treacherous, icy waters of Drake Passage, about 19 miles south of where the C-130 Hercules aircraft …

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‘Starry night’ toad rediscovered in Colombia after nearly three decades

Global Wildlife Conservation(NEW YORK) — Biologists have rediscovered the “starry night” harlequin toad in Colombia for the first time in nearly three decades after the species was largely wiped out by a deadly fungal pathogen. The toad, characterized by its black and white spots, was photographed in Colombia’s Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the tallest …

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