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Rowling defends Snape from haters

Severus Snape: good guy or bad guy?

If you said "bad guy," J.K. Rowling wasn't having it.

The Harry Potter author injected herself into a debate on Twitter of the Defense Against the Dark Arts professor -- and regular Potter tormentor -- after a user w...

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Lindsey Vonn: 'I still love Tiger Woods'

American skiing's golden girl was once part of sport's ultimate power couple, and Lindsey Vonn looks back warmly on her relationship with golf superstar Tiger Woods.

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Diamond of the century too big to value

Ten days after unearthing the biggest diamond in a century, Canadian mining company Lucara is still unable to put a value on the enormous stone.

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Miss World contestant: China's barred me

Is China afraid of a beauty queen?

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Newborn found in Nativity scene at N.Y. church

A baby with an umbilical cord still attached was discovered this week in a Nativity scene at a New York church, according to church staff.

Jose Moran, a custodian at Holy Child Jesus Church in Richmond Hill in Queens, found a baby boy wrapped in towe...

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Fight with spider ends with police being called

A report of a potential violent domestic disturbance turned out to instead be one desperate Australian man's attempts to kill a "rather large" spider.

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Man pleads guilty to stealing brain samples, other tissue

A man who admitted to stealing human brain samples has been sentenced.

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Darth Vader robs Florida store

An armed would-be robber dressed as Darth Vader was arrested shortly after an altercation with a convenience store clerk Sunday night.

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'Friendsgiving' -- America's new Thanksgiving trend

America has a new Thanksgiving trend: "Friendsgiving."

Millennials love turkey, stuffing and pie so much that they're often doing the whole meal multiple times -- once with mom and dad and a second (or even third) time with friends.

"It's essentially l...

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'Captain America: Civil War' trailer debuts on 'Kimmel'

Marvel's Avengers assembled on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," and brought with them a few surprises.

Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr., who play Captain America and Iron Man, sat down with Jimmy Kimmel Tuesday night to debut the new trailer for the next film in...

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