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‘The Wiz Live!’ Debuts Tonight On NBC, Anticipation Mostly Positive

NBC’s latest live musical event following “Peter Pan” and “The Sound of Music” will be airing tonight at 8 on NBC. Anticipation for the one-time show have mostly been great and like the previous musicals, “The Wiz Live!” is also based on the original stage production.

Obama welcomes British vote to join Syria air campaign

US President Barack Obama hailed a vote Wednesday by British lawmakers to join the air campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria.

NBA: Hornets sign coach Clifford to contract extention

The 54-year-old American, whose deal is reportedly for three years to 2019 with a team option for a fourth season, has the Hornets at 10-7 to start this season, including a 10-5 November run.

NBA: Okafor suspended two games by ‘disappointed’ 76ers

The ban comes a day after the 76ers ended a 28-game losing streak over two seasons with a home victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, their first victory of the 2015-16 campaign after opening with 18 consecutive losses.

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Every Third Company Uses Mobile Devices for Financial Transactions, Kaspersky Lab Survey Shows

According to a joint survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, over 30% of companies use mobile devices to access corporate bank accounts and to make financial transactions.

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Adele, Lionel Richie Collaborating New Song Following ‘Hello’ Mash-up Viral Success

Soul crooner Lionel Richie confirms he could soon be working with Adele. The 66-year-old music artist formed a bond with the British singing superstar following the viral mash-up video release of “Hello.”

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Carrie Fisher Weight Loss: Actress Reveals Pressure To Lose Weight For ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Carrie Fisher dished to Good Housekeeping that she was asked to lose 35 pounds so she could once again play Princess Leia in the latest “Star Wars” movie “The Force Awakens.”

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Stephon Marbury’s 27 points not enough to lift Beijing

Defending champion Beijing suffered a 93-87 loss to last season runner-up Liaoning in the 12th round of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league on Wednesday.

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Study: Too much TV may damage cognitive function in midlife

Too much TV and not having enough physical exercise as a young adult were associated with worse cognitive function 25 years later in midlife, showed a study published online by U.S. journal JAMA Psychiatry.

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Buried relief goods found in Leyte unsafe – DSWD

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Wednesday that the reported relief goods buried in Dagami, Leyte were found to be in the category of not safe for human consumption.