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Man Who Experienced Eye Damage During 1962 Solar Eclipse Gives Warning

A man who damaged his eyes 55 years ago while looking at a partial solar eclipse is warning others about the risks of looking at the sun without protection. In 1962, Lou Tomososki walked home from Marshall High School in Bend, Oregon, with his friend Roger Duval, when the two stopped to watch the partial eclipse occurring in the sky. While they only looked with …

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#CantBeatCassiday – 8/17/2017

Each weekday morning Cassiday puts $83.74 of her own money on the line during Can’t Beat Cassiday.  We will play again Friday morning at 7:50! Here are the questions and answers for today! Let us know how you did!                                                                           CAN’T BEAT CASSIDAY (119-7) ELLEN DEGENERES AND PORTIA DE ROSSI ARE CELEBRATING THEIR 9TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY. WHAT IS ELLENS TALK …

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  • The Latest: 4th person arrested over Spain attacks

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Catalan police say they have arrested a fourth person in connection with the attacks in Barcelona and the resort of Cambrils that have killed at least 14 people. Police made the announcement on Twitter without providing further details. Thursday’s van attack in Barcelona killed at …
  • Russian Bombardier worker charged with aggravated bribery

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Russian employee in the Swedish branch of Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier has been charged with aggravated bribery and faces up to six years in jail and deportation if found guilty. Swedish prosecutor Thomas Forsberg says Evgeny Pavlov bribed a public servant in Azerbaijan to win a contract for a new signaling system with …
  • Spain manhunt deepens as Barcelona insists ‘I am not afraid’

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police shot and killed five people wearing fake bomb belts who staged a deadly car attack in a seaside resort in Spain’s Catalonia region Friday, just hours after a van plowed into pedestrians on a busy Barcelona promenade. Spanish authorities said the back-to-back vehicle attacks — as well as an explosion earlier this week in a …
  • James Murdoch

    Fox’s James Murdoch slams Trump’s Charlottesville response

    NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of 21st Century Fox has denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump’s reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. James Murdoch also told friends in a personal email that he and his wife, Kathryn, will donate $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League. Murdoch writes that the events in Charlottesville and …
  • China to limit overseas investments in real estate, sports

    BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government is moving to curb domestic companies’ investments abroad in property, sports, entertainment and other fields, following a series of high-profile, multibillion-dollar acquisitions by Chinese firms. A document released Friday by the State Council, China’s Cabinet, was the latest move by regulators to tap the brakes on a string of foreign acquisitions, citing concerns that …
  • Police say death toll in Spain attacks rises to 14 after woman injured in seaside resort dies

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police say death toll in Spain attacks rises to 14 after woman injured in seaside resort dies.
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    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — More than 400 bodies have been pulled from the debris of Sierra Leone’s mudslides as burials and recovery efforts pressed on Friday amid the threat of further disaster. The Red Cross said they still hope to find survivors “but the chances are getting smaller every day.” The U.N. humanitarian agency put the death toll at …
  • JOHNNY CASH

    Cash family: Keep Johnny’s name away from ‘hateful ideology’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The children of Johnny Cash are asking white supremacists and other hate groups not to wear or use the country singer’s name or image. In a lengthy Wednesday night Facebook post from son John Carter Cash, the siblings say they were “sickened” when they were alerted to a video of a self-proclaimed neo-Nazi wearing a T-shirt …
  • Grammy-winning singer arrested for bringing drugs into Guam

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Grammy Award-winning singer Yvonne Elliman-Alexander and her husband were arrested in Guam and charged with illegal drug possession. The Pacific Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2wdFrZF ) that Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency dogs sniffed out methamphetamine and marijuana Tuesday as the two arrived on the island for a benefit concert at a school. Court documents state crystal-like …
  • Katy Perry

    Katy Perry changes tour dates due to ‘production delays’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Katy Perry says she’s pushing back the start of her new tour because of “unavoidable production delays.” The pop star’s “Witness: The Tour” will now begin Sept. 19 in Montreal. Perry said in a statement Thursday that “major elements of my tour stage design could not be available for me to rehearse on until this week.” …
  • Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin set to move back to Detroit for retirement

    DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin is set to retire in her hometown of Detroit and plans to open a nightclub in the city. The legendary soul singer tells the Detroit Free Press (http://on.freep.com/2wijMOV ) that she is moving from her longtime home in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She also wants to open a small club that she plans to call Aretha’s. …
  • Silent song finds iTunes popularity due to special role

    NEW YORK (AP) — No, the volume is just fine. It’s the song. An unusual tune has found its way onto the top 50 on the iTunes charts, alongside Ed Sheeran and Keith Urban hits. The song is completely silent. “A a a a a Very Good Song” costs 99 cents for just under 10 minutes of dead air. While …
  • Rihanna

    Calvin Harris to perform at Rihanna’s Diamond Ball charity

    NEW YORK (AP) — Calvin Harris, the writer and producer of Rihanna’s hit “We Found Love,” is set to perform at her charity event in New York next month. Rihanna said Wednesday that the Scottish DJ-producer will join fellow performer Kendrick Lamar and host Dave Chappelle on Sept. 14 for her third Diamond Ball. Her organization, The Clara Lionel Foundation, …
  • Queen Latifah

    Queen Latifah to be honored at Diddy’s REVOLT conference

    NEW YORK (AP) — Queen Latifah will be honored at Diddy’s fourth annual REVOLT music conference in October, where performers will include Lauryn Hill and 2 Chainz. REVOLT announced Wednesday that the conference will take place Oct. 12-15 in Miami. Latifah will receive the Icon Award for her accomplishments in music, film and TV. She has won an Emmy, Golden …
  • John Oliver

    HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts

    NEW YORK (AP) — HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company. The hacking group OurMine on Wednesday night took over several of HBO’s Twitter accounts, including ones for “Game of Thrones” and John Oliver’s show. The group posted that “we are just testing your security” and …
  • Turner is latest to plan sports streaming service

    NEW YORK (AP) — Turner Sports is the latest TV company to announce a sports streaming service as traditional television companies chase millennial audiences. The service, expected next year in the U.S., has signed up European soccer with the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League. Higher-profile sports on Turner’s TV channels, such as baseball and basketball, won’t move to …
  • Annika Sorenstam, Suzann Pettersen

    Plenty at stake playing for the flag and for a job

    Whether it’s playing for the flag in Iowa or playing for a job in North Carolina, the stakes are high this week in golf. Nothing brings out the passion and pressure quite like a team competition between the United States and Europe, especially when the last edition of the Solheim Cup ended with such hard feelings. The Americans staged a …
  • Raw feelings close to the surface at Fox over Trump remarks

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News Channel anchor whose reaction to President Donald Trump’s comments on Charlottesville spread widely says she feels threatened but not deterred after a flood of angry responses from viewers to her words. Kat Timpf, of the show “The Fox News Specialists,” said that she’s blocked part of her Twitter feed and stopped looking at …
  • David Kohan, Max Mutchnick, Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes

    Tribeca Film Festival to launch separate TV event this fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of New York’s Tribeca Film Festival is giving TV its own show. Tribeca Enterprises said Wednesday it will launch the stand-alone Tribeca TV Festival this fall. The three-day event will showcase episodic storytelling from TV, online and virtual reality. It promises an advance look at brand-new series and fan-favorite programs as well as …
  • Cheetos Restaurant

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    NEW YORK (AP) — Gourmet fun or just plain cheesy? A three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to Cheetos, yes Cheetos, opened in Manhattan on Tuesday, with every table already booked with diners ready to pay between $8 and $22 for such creations as Cheetos meatballs, Cheetos crusted fried pickles, Cheetos tacos, Mac n’ Cheetos and even Cheetos cheesecake. “I worked hard …
  • Beth Mowins

    Beth Mowins debuts in NFL play-by-play for CBS on Sept. 24

    Beth Mowins will debut as the first woman to call NFL play-by-play for CBS on Sept. 24. Mowins will join former NFL kicker Jay Feely when Cleveland plays at Indianapolis. The network released its announcer pairings on Tuesday. Mowins will start the season calling a Monday night NFL game between the Chargers and Broncos for ESPN. She will be the …
  • Daniel Craig, back as Bond, keeps 007 fans on edge

    NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Craig’s 007-era will die another day. After months of gossip and denials, Craig on Tuesday night confirmed to Stephen Colbert on the “Late Show” that he will indeed return for another James Bond movie. The yet-titled film is due out November 2019. “We’ve just been trying to figure things out,” Craig told Colbert. “I always …
  • Cruise ankle break halts ‘Mission: Impossible 6’ production

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Production has shut down on “Mission: Impossible 6” due to star Tom Cruise’s broken ankle. Paramount Pictures said Wednesday that production will go on hiatus while Cruise makes a full recovery. Cruise broke his ankle while performing a stunt for the film during its London-based shoot. TMZ posted a video Sunday that showed a tethered Cruise …
  • David Kohan, Max Mutchnick, Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes

    Tribeca Film Festival to launch separate TV event this fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of New York’s Tribeca Film Festival is giving TV its own show. Tribeca Enterprises said Wednesday it will launch the stand-alone Tribeca TV Festival this fall. The three-day event will showcase episodic storytelling from TV, online and virtual reality. It promises an advance look at brand-new series and fan-favorite programs as well as …
  • Queen Latifah

    Queen Latifah to be honored at Diddy’s REVOLT conference

    NEW YORK (AP) — Queen Latifah will be honored at Diddy’s fourth annual REVOLT music conference in October, where performers will include Lauryn Hill and 2 Chainz. REVOLT announced Wednesday that the conference will take place Oct. 12-15 in Miami. Latifah will receive the Icon Award for her accomplishments in music, film and TV. She has won an Emmy, Golden …
  • Daniel Craig announces return as James Bond

    NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Craig will return for a fifth go-around as James Bond. The actor confirmed reports he would reprise his role as the suave British spy for “Bond 25” during an appearance on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Tuesday night. The announcement is a reversal for Craig, who told Time Out London in 2015 he’d …
  • Rainie Yang

    Rainie Yang stars in Taiwanese horror sequel ‘Tag Along 2’

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese singer and actress Rainie Yang stars in “The Tag Along 2,” a sequel to the 2015 hit that’s loosely based on a ghostly urban legend in Taiwan about a little girl who appears in the footage of a family’s hiking trip. The only problem was, she wasn’t part of the family and no one seemed …
  • Coroner: ‘Home Alone’ actor Heard died of cardiac arrest

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Officials say actor John Heard, whose body was found last month in a Northern California hotel, died of cardiac arrest. The Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday an autopsy revealed the 71-year-old actor died “a sudden cardiac death due to atherosclerotic and hypertensive heart disease.” Heard was found dead July 21 in a hotel …
  • Sean Smith

    Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith faces assault charge

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith has been charged with beating his sister’s boyfriend last month, Los Angeles prosecutors said Thursday. The 30-year-old Smith is scheduled to be arraigned next month on assault and battery charges, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Prosecutors say Smith beat his sister’s boyfriend and then stomped on the …
  • JOHNNY CASH

    Cash family: Keep Johnny’s name away from ‘hateful ideology’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The children of Johnny Cash are asking white supremacists and other hate groups not to wear or use the country singer’s name or image. In a lengthy Wednesday night Facebook post from son John Carter Cash, the siblings say they were “sickened” when they were alerted to a video of a self-proclaimed neo-Nazi wearing a T-shirt …
  • Grammy-winning singer arrested for bringing drugs into Guam

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Grammy Award-winning singer Yvonne Elliman-Alexander and her husband were arrested in Guam and charged with illegal drug possession. The Pacific Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2wdFrZF ) that Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency dogs sniffed out methamphetamine and marijuana Tuesday as the two arrived on the island for a benefit concert at a school. Court documents state crystal-like …
  • Nobel winner shot for education advocacy to study at Oxford

    LONDON (AP) — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman at age 15 for speaking out for the right to an education, has been accepted to the University of Oxford. The 20-year-old activist shared word of her acceptance to the school on Twitter and included the screenshot of her “Congratulations” notice. She plans to major in …
  • Aretha Franklin

    Aretha Franklin set to move back to Detroit for retirement

    DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin is set to retire in her hometown of Detroit and plans to open a nightclub in the city. The legendary soul singer tells the Detroit Free Press (http://on.freep.com/2wijMOV ) that she is moving from her longtime home in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She also wants to open a small club that she plans to call Aretha’s. …
  • Tommy Hawkins, Bill Russell

    Tommy Hawkins, 1st black basketball star at Notre Dame, dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, died Wednesday. He was 80. Hawkins died in his sleep at home in Malibu, son Kevin told The Associated Press. He had been in good health and had lay …
  • Daniel Craig, back as Bond, keeps 007 fans on edge

    NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Craig’s 007-era will die another day. After months of gossip and denials, Craig on Tuesday night confirmed to Stephen Colbert on the “Late Show” that he will indeed return for another James Bond movie. The yet-titled film is due out November 2019. “We’ve just been trying to figure things out,” Craig told Colbert. “I always …