Leon Redbone acclaimed 1970s musician admired by Bob Dylan dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Leon Redbone, the acclaimed singer and guitarist who performed jazz, ragtime and Tin Pan Alley-style songs, died Thursday, according to a statement released by his family.

No details about his death were provided.

Redbone’s career got a boost in the early 1970s when Bob Dylan met him at the Mariposa Folk Festival in Ontario, Canada, and praised his performance. Dylan said that if he ever started a label,

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is a tense and daring reboot of the beloved shooter series

The shift seems aimed at regaining some of the grit and, at times, controversial appeal of the original Modern Warfare franchise, which mixed action movie theatrics with more politically aware plotlines. Starting with 2007’s Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, the series set itself apart as one willing to take risks, like the disturbing “No Russian” terrorism scene in Modern Warfare 2 that urged players to take part in an airport civilian massacre,

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Death Stranding is finally launching in November

After hours of teasing via a cryptic Twitch stream, today, Hideo Kojima revealed his next game, Death Stranding, will be launching on the PS4 on November 8th.

The lengthy stream featured a series of handprints covering what appeared to be gameplay footage, though it was hard to tell what was going on, which is fitting for what we’ve seen of the game so far. As the stream went on, and picked up viewers,

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Robert Mueller in first public remarks says charging Trump was ‘not an option we could consider’

WASHINGTON – In his first public comments on the Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller pointedly refused to clear President Donald Trump of criminal wrongdoing but said charging him with obstruction was “not an option” because of Justice Department policy against prosecuting a sitting president.

In a 10-minute statement delivered from the Justice Department on Wednesday morning, Mueller defended the investigation he supervised, said it was unnecessary that he testify before Congress and announced that he was leaving the department and closing his office.

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‘America’s Got Talent’ features familiar faces and new judges in Season 14

(CNN)Get set for danger and all new judges.

“America’s Got Talent” has major changes in store for Season 14, according to the show’s executive producer and judge, Simon Cowell.
Joining Cowell at the judges table will be “Talent” staple Howie Mandel, actress Gabrielle Union and dancer Julianne Hough. Mel B and Heidi Klum have departed the show, Cowell said in an interview with USA Today, due to busy work schedules.
Mel B has an upcoming Spice Girls reunion tour,

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Opinion: RJ Hampton passing on college basketball is what NCAA wants but won’t start trend

Shortly after announcing on ESPN’s “Get Up” Tuesday that his path to becoming a lottery pick in the 2020 NBA draft would go through pro basketball in an Australian league next season rather than Kansas, Memphis or Texas Tech, R.J. Hampton posted a photoshopped picture of himself in a New Zealand Breakers jersey on his Twitter account.

In the background, in big block letters are the words “My Way.” And in the caption,

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Memorial Day storms bring winds hail and damage

Storms tore through the Chicago area bringing a wet, windy and potentially dangerous end to the Memorial Day weekend.

A burst of severe weather blew through Chicago and Indiana Monday afternoon prompting tornado warnings in several counties.

Damage reported in Cook County
Residents were also cleaning up in Oak Lawn.

On Mulberry Street, the strong winds and pounding rain were too much for trees and just up the block water crept into front yards.

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Former Red Sox First Baseman Bill Buckner Dies At 69

Being remembered for a mistake is hard. Being the living symbol of 86 years of futility is just about impossible.

But that’s exactly what Bill Buckner was to Boston Red Sox fans for nearly 20 years.

Buckner, an All-Star and Gold Glove baseball player who played in the major leagues for 22 years, died Monday. He was 69.

“After battling the disease of Lewy Body Dementia, Bill Buckner passed away early the morning of May 27th surrounded by his family,”

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Leon vs Tigres How to Watch Liga MX Clausura Final La Liguilla Live Stream TV Channel Start Time

The Liga MX Clausura Final is on the second leg after a thrilling initial go-around on Thursday night. Tigres took full advantage of their home stadium, netting an early goal and holding on for the remainder of the match. If they can hold Leon scoreless tonight, Tigres will lift the trophy. Should they fail to outscore Leon, a long summer awaits.

Club Leon rebounded from a dismal Apertura season, in which they finished 14th,

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Bart Starr Green Bay Packers Quarterback And ‘Ice Bowl’ Hero Dies At 85

Legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr died Sunday in Birmingham, Ala. He was 85 years old.

Starr, who played for the Packers from 1956 to 1971, was the first quarterback in history to win five NFL championships. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1977.

In a statement on the team website, Green Bay Packers historian Cliff Christl wrote that Starr was “maybe the most popular player in Packers history.”

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