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#CantBeatCassiday – 7/20/2018

Each weekday morning Cassiday puts $83.74 of her own money on the line during Can’t Beat Cassiday.  We will play again Monday morning at 7:50! Here are the questions and answers for today! Let us know how you did!                                                                          CAN’T BEAT CASSIDAY (263-13) ‘THE DARK KNIGHT’ WILL BE BACK IN THEATERS TO CELEBRATE IT’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY. WHAT BAT SUPERHERO …

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  • German police: Several injured in attack; suspect arrested

    BERLIN (AP) — German police say several people have been injured on a busy bus in an attack in the northern city of Luebeck, and a suspect has been arrested. Police spokesman Duerk Duerbrook said the attack occurred Friday in the Kuecknitz district of Luebeck. No further details were immediately available. Duerbrook said authorities were still trying to determine the …
  • Donald Trump

    Trump ready to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs

    President Donald Trump has indicated that he’s willing to hit every product imported from China with tariffs and again criticized the Federal Reserve, as well as some of the nation’s biggest trading partners. The comments sent U.S. markets sliding early Friday. In a taped interview with the business channel CNBC, Trump said “I’m willing to go to 500,” referring roughly …
  • Egypt, Sudan seek to bolster ties after years-long tension

    KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The leaders of Egypt and Sudan have agreed to mend their frayed ties following repeated failures to reach a deal over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia, and the revival of a longstanding dispute over a border held by Cairo and claimed by Khartoum. In a two-day visit to Sudan, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi …
  • Divers hunt for 4 after Missouri duck boat sinks, killing 13

    BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Divers are searching Friday for four people still missing after a duck boat packed with tourists capsized in high winds on a southwest Missouri lake, killing at least 13 people. Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jason Pace said 14 people survived, including seven who were injured when the Ride the Ducks boat sank on Table Rock …
  • The Latest: More storms forecast amid boat victims search

    BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local): 8:40 a.m. The National Weather Service is warning of a fresh round of thunderstorms, as divers search for four people missing after a duck boat capsized on a lake in southwest Missouri. Meteorologist Jason Schaumann says some of the storms are expected to …
  • Vladimir Putin

    Putin, Trump talked about a referendum for eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the possibility of a referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their Helsinki summit, Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. said Friday. Ambassador Anatoly Antonov revealed the discussions amid confusion and concern in the U.S. about what the two world leaders actually agreed upon behind closed doors. “This issue (of …
  • The Latest: Zach Johnson the clubhouse leader in Open

    CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Zach Johnson is the clubhouse leader on a rainy day where players are posting low scores in the British Open. Johnson, the 2015 champion, birdied the tough 18th hole to shoot a 67 and move a stroke ahead of three players, including first round leader …
  • Mark Wahlberg

    Mark Wahlberg buying auto dealership in Ohio

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mark Wahlberg wants you to see the U.S.A. in a Chevrolet. The 47-year-old actor, producer, businessman and former rapper on Thursday announced he’s launching his first car dealership, Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet in Columbus, Ohio. Wahlberg is partnering with businessman Jay Feldman, who owns eight Chevy dealerships throughout southeast and mid-Michigan. They say they’ve been friends for …
  • 4 indicted in Florida shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion. Broward County panel formally charged Dedrick Williams, 22; Michael Boatwright, 22; Trayvon Newsome, 20; and Robert Allen, 22, on Wednesday, court records showed. According to a warrant filed in Boatwright’s case, …
  • Firefly Music fest sold to Coachella producer AEG Presents

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Firefly Music Festival has been sold to AEG Presents, the producer behind Coachella. Los Angeles-based AEG announced the acquisition of the Delaware festival in a statement Wednesday. The festival has been held annually at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware, since 2012. It has hosted entertainers such as Chance the Rapper, Paul …
  • Billy Joel

    Bruce Springsteen surprises audience at Billy Joel concert

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen propped himself on top of Billy Joel’s piano to sing a duet with The Piano Man, who was celebrating his 100th concert at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night. Joel told the energetic crowd he had a guest coming onstage who has won a Grammy, Oscar and Tony. Springsteen emerged, surprising the feverish and …
  • Shawn Carter, Jay-Z

    Jay-Z unhappy ‘Made in America’ leaving Philadelphia parkway

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay-Z said Wednesday he’s disappointed that Philadelphia is booting his annual music festival from the city’s grandest boulevard, accusing the mayor of having “zero appreciation for what Made In America has built alongside the phenomenal citizens of this city.” Writing in The Philadelphia Inquirer, the music mogul rapped the city for making a decision before consulting organizers, …
  • Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway show to be seen on Netflix

    NEW YORK (AP) — Put away your wallet — you won’t have to pay hundreds of dollars to see Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway show. Netflix announced Wednesday that it will broadcast The Boss’ one-man show on Dec. 15, his last performance. “Springsteen on Broadway” has been extended three times. He had previously planned to end in February, then pushed it to …
  • Nazi hunter slams right-wing singer at Croatia celebration

    ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center has strongly criticized a far-right singer’s participation in the celebration welcoming Croatia’s national soccer team home from the World Cup. The center issued a statement on Wednesday that described Marko Perkovic — who goes by the stage name Thompson — as a “notorious” sympathizer of Croatia’s World War II pro-Nazi regime …
  • Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

    SEATTLE (AP) — Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum — a move that experts say could open the door for other companies to move into the sensitive learning space with possible influence on children. Sesame Workshop, the company behind Big Bird and Elmo, and McGraw-Hill Education, …
  • Vince Gilligan

    Walter White may appear in ‘Better Call Saul,’ creator says

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — “Breaking Bad” is gone, but Walter White may be coming back to television. “Breaking Bad” creator Vince Gilligan said Thursday at Comic-Con that there is an excellent chance that the Bryan Cranston character and Aaron Paul’s Jesse Pinkman will be in the show’s spinoff “Better Call Saul” at some point. Gilligan, Cranston and Paul were joined …
  • Paramount fires its top television executive over comments

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paramount says it has fired the head of its television division for making unspecified comments that drew complaints from employees. Paramount Pictures CEO Jim Gianopulos wrote in a memo Thursday that Amy Powell had been fired for making comments that were “inconsistent with company values.” The memo did not elaborate on the nature of the statements …
  • Donald Trump

    Attacking ‘hysterical’ media a go-to segment at Fox

    NEW YORK (AP) — What do the phrases “blind hatred,” ”frothing,” ”hysteria,” ”meltdown,” ”freak-out” and “derangement” have in common? They’ve all been used by Fox News Channel personalities this week to describe media coverage of President Donald Trump’s Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Both Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham denounced the media at the top of their programs …
  • Williams

    Ted Williams’ Mexican-American heritage explored in PBS film

    ALBQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to hit over .400. The Boston Red Sox slugger captivated millions with his dazzling swing and towering homers throughout the 1940s and 1950s in competition with New York Yankees hero Joe DiMaggio. But beneath the smiles and happy trots around the bases sat a man consumed with …
  • Disney streaming could get boost as Comcast drops Fox bid

    NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox’s entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service by buying the studios behind “The Simpsons” and X-Men. Getting Fox would help the House of Mouse compete with technology companies such as Amazon and Netflix for viewers’ attention — and dollars. Disney needs compelling TV …
  • Disney announces new Star Wars ‘Clone Wars’ episodes

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Disney says it will release new episodes of the Star Wars animated series “The Clone Wars” on its upcoming streaming platform. The 12-episode run was announced Thursday during a panel at Comic-Con in San Diego. In an announcement, Disney says the show will continue the story lines of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker before he turns into …
  • Thailand seeks control over movies about cave ordeal

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s military government wants to control how movies portray the ordeal of the young soccer players and their heroic rescue from a flooded cave that drew worldwide interest and the attention of foreign filmmakers. Culture Minister Vira Rojpochanarat said he will propose at next week’s Cabinet meeting that a special committee be established to oversee the production …
  • Cronauer

    Airman who inspired ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ film has died

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film “Good Morning, Vietnam,” has died. He was 79. Mary Muse, the wife of his stepson Michael Muse, said Thursday that Cronauer died Wednesday from an age-related illness. He had lived in Troutville, Virginia, and died at a local …
  • Keegan-Michael Key, Trevante Rhodes

    Comic-Con programming kicks off with ‘The Predator’

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Actors Sterling K. Brown, Olivia Munn and Keegan-Michael Key have gotten the first day of programming at San Diego Comic-Con off to a lively start Thursday morning with an intense look at “The Predator” sequel. Speaking to some 6,500 audience members in the convention’s biggest programming room, Hall H, director and co-writer Shane Black describes his …
  • Williams

    Ted Williams’ Mexican-American heritage explored in PBS film

    ALBQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to hit over .400. The Boston Red Sox slugger captivated millions with his dazzling swing and towering homers throughout the 1940s and 1950s in competition with New York Yankees hero Joe DiMaggio. But beneath the smiles and happy trots around the bases sat a man consumed with …
  • Giant statue of bare-chested Jeff Goldblum pops up in London

    LONDON (AP) — Londoners and tourists alike have been bemused to find a giant statue of a bare-chested Jeff Goldblum next to the city’s iconic Tower Bridge. The 25-foot (7.6-meter) statue, depicting the actor in the reclining pose he made famous in “Jurassic Park,” is meant to mark that film’s 25th anniversary. Sky’s subscription service Now TV installed the temporary …
  • A Comic-Con without Marvel, HBO gives others a chance to pop

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Comic-Con fans know one thing to be true: Where there is fun, there’s usually a line that precedes it. And hours before the annual pop culture convention officially kicked off Wednesday night in San Diego, there were lines everywhere — to get onto the convention floor to buy merchandise at the stroke of 6 p.m., to …
  • BEACH

    Gary Beach, who won a Tony in ‘The Producers,’ dies at 70

    NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Beach, a Broadway and TV veteran whose portrayal of a truly terrible theater director in Mel Brooks’ monster hit “The Producers” won him a Tony Award in 2001, has died, according to his agent, Steven Unger. He was 70. Unger said Beach died Tuesday at his home in Palm Springs, California. No cause was given. …
  • Mark Wahlberg

    Mark Wahlberg buying auto dealership in Ohio

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mark Wahlberg wants you to see the U.S.A. in a Chevrolet. The 47-year-old actor, producer, businessman and former rapper on Thursday announced he’s launching his first car dealership, Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet in Columbus, Ohio. Wahlberg is partnering with businessman Jay Feldman, who owns eight Chevy dealerships throughout southeast and mid-Michigan. They say they’ve been friends for …
  • Colleen McCullough

    Widower wins court battle for estate of ‘Thorn Birds’ author

    SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian judge ruled on Friday that best-selling author Colleen McCullough’s widower was the sole beneficiary of her estate following a bitter court wrangle. The author of the novel “The Thorn Birds,” which sold 33 million copies worldwide, died on Norfolk Island in 2015 aged 77. Her husband of 32 years, Ric Robinson, had been battling the …
  • 4 indicted in Florida shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion. Broward County panel formally charged Dedrick Williams, 22; Michael Boatwright, 22; Trayvon Newsome, 20; and Robert Allen, 22, on Wednesday, court records showed. According to a warrant filed in Boatwright’s case, …
  • Denis Cesar Barros Furtado

    Brazilian police arrest ‘Dr. Bumbum’ after patient dies

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police arrested celebrity plastic surgeon Denis Cesar Barros Furtado on Thursday, five days after he went on the run following the death of a patient he gave injections to enlarge her buttocks. Known as “Dr. Bumbum” — Brazilian slang for backside, Furtado was arrested at an office complex in Rio de Janeiro’s Barra de Tijuca …
  • Chloe Kim

    Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs. The women who spoke out against the abuse by Larry Nassar stood together Wednesday night in a powerful and solemn …
  • Danica Patrick

    ESPYs host Danica Patrick falls flat in opening monologue

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Danica Patrick’s monologue to open the ESPYs went over like, well, a flat tire at the Indianapolis 500. The newly retired racecar driver was the first woman to host the annual show honoring the past year’s best athletes and moments on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. Her first joke about Cleveland fell flat. A crack about …
  • Harvey Weinstein asks judge to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss Ashley Judd’s lawsuit against him, saying allegations that he tried to hurt her career after she rejected him sexually are baseless and were filed far too late. In the federal court filing in Los Angeles, the attorneys discuss Judd’s comment that she would only let Weinstein touch …