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FILE - In this Monday April 22, 2013, file photo, MSNBC's "Morning Joe" co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, right, attend the 2013 Matrix New York Women in Communications Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. MSNBC confirmed Thursday, May 4, 2017, that the “Morning Joe” co-hosts are engaged. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 04, 2017 - 6:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC has confirmed that "Morning Joe" co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are engaged. The engagement was first reported by the New York Post's Page Six on Thursday. Regular panelist Harold Ford Jr. offered his congratulations at the top of Thursday's show. Brzezinski...
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May 04, 2017 - 6:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC has confirmed that "Morning Joe" co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are engaged. The engagement was first reported by the New York Post's Page Six on Thursday. Regular panelist Harold Ford Jr. offered his congratulations at the top of Thursday's show. Brzezinski...
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May 04, 2017 - 6:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Van Jones is seeking more attention for his activist work by pairing with Jay Z's management firm Roc Nation. The pundit announced the affiliation Thursday. He hopes the company's expertise in cultural influence helps his work in green initiatives, getting poor youngsters...
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In a photo taken Wednesday, April 26, 2017, former boxer Chuck Wepner talks to The Associated Press in his home in Bayonne, N.J. Forty-two years after he stepped into the ring against Muhammad Ali as a 40-to-1 underdog, Wepner’s business card still has a picture of the moment when he knocked down the champ. Wepner’s life story has now arrived on the big screen with Liev Schreiber playing the Bayonne Bleeder in “Chuck,” which opens on Friday, May 5, 2017, in New York and Los Angeles before expanding nationwide. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 03, 2017 - 11:49 pm
BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — Forty-two years after he stepped into the ring against Muhammad Ali as a 40-to-1 underdog, Chuck Wepner's business card still has a picture of the moment when he knocked down the champ. For the New Jersey boxer, it gave him brief hope that he could win. For Ali, it led him to...
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In a photo taken Wednesday, April 26, 2017, former boxer Chuck Wepner talks to The Associated Press in his home in Bayonne, N.J. Forty-two years after he stepped into the ring against Muhammad Ali as a 40-to-1 underdog, Wepner’s business card still has a picture of the moment when he knocked down the champ. Wepner’s life story has now arrived on the big screen with Liev Schreiber playing the Bayonne Bleeder in “Chuck,” which opens on Friday, May 5, 2017, in New York and Los Angeles before expanding nationwide. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 03, 2017 - 11:46 pm
BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — Forty-two years after he stepped into the ring against Muhammad Ali as a 40-to-1 underdog, Chuck Wepner's business card still has a picture of the moment when he knocked down the champ. The fight provided inspiration for a young actor named Sylvester Stallone, who incorporated...
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In this April 6, 2017 photo, a U.S. Border Patrol agent gives information about working for the agency to 24-year-old Ric Kindle, of the Phoenix area, at the Country Thunder Music Festival in Florence, Ariz. U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the parent agency of the Border Patrol and of Office of Field Operations, set up the recruitment booth at the festival in an effort to hire more agents and customs officers. President Donald Trump has ordered 5,000 new Border Patrol positions. (AP Photo/Astrid Galvan)
May 03, 2017 - 1:29 pm
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — The beer was flowing and music was blaring in the middle of the Arizona desert when Ric Kindle approached a group of Border Patrol agents and customs officers out to recruit new hires. This was no average job fair. This was Country Thunder, one of the nation's largest country...
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This image released by Hulu shows Elisabeth Moss as Offred in a scene from, "The Handmaid's Tale." The series has won a second season from Hulu. "The Handmaid's Tale," adapted from the acclaimed Margaret Atwood novel and starring Elisabeth Moss, premiered April 26 as Hulu’s biggest-ever series debut. (George Kraychyk/Hulu via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 11:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Just a week after premiering, "The Handmaid's Tale" has won a second season from Hulu, which also is bringing aboard Alec Baldwin for an upcoming drama series about events that led to the 9/11 attacks. The subscription service also on Wednesday announced its launch of an optional...
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May 03, 2017 - 11:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Just a week after premiering, "The Handmaid's Tale" has won a second season from Hulu, which also is bringing aboard Alec Baldwin for an upcoming drama series about events that led to the 9/11 attacks. The subscription service also on Wednesday announced its launch of an optional...
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May 03, 2017 - 10:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 2 about paying for news, The Associated Press reported the incorrect number of New York Times subscriptions. They were 309,000 in 2011, not 406,000, and 1.61 million, not 1.85 million, in 2016. A corrected version of the story is below: Pay for news? More than half of...
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Former "Saturday Night Live" comedian and Joe Piscopo speaks to an audience during his Radio Business Breakfast at Bergen County College, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Paramus, N.J. During the event, Piscopo announced he will not be launching an independent campaign to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie. Piscopo also announced he will endorse New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno during her bid in the primary elections for gubernatorial race. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 03, 2017 - 9:44 am
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Former "Saturday Night Live" comedian and Donald Trump backer Joe Piscopo said Wednesday that he will not launch an independent campaign to succeed Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Piscopo announced the decision during his radio show, telling a live audience at an...
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