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Brooks & Dunn Bring Awards, Guitars, Lyrics to Hall of Fame

Brooks & Dunn will show their career memorabilia at the Country Music Hall of Fame starting in August 2019

Craig Morgan, Now 55, Can Make a Grown Man Cry

Craig Morgan can bring you to tears with songs like "Almost Home" and "Tough."

There Was This Party for Riley Green’s “There Was This Girl”

New country artist Riley Green celebrates the success of his single, "There Was This Girl."

Carrie Underwood, Kane Brown Are Aging Gracefully

What’s that saying? The app adds 40 years? That seems to be the case if you jump on the FaceApp bandwagon. And everybody’s doing it. So many of our favorite country stars are taking part in the trend. The FaceApp application can realistically transform your face to make it look younger, look happier or look... Read more »

Is It Miranda Lambert’s New Music Morning Yet?

Some of what we know so far about the new Miranda Lambert song coming out tomorrow, "It All Comes Out in the Wash."

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Facebook's Libra gets stark warning from G-7 finance chiefs

CHANTILLY, France (AP) — Finance chiefs from the Group of Seven rich democracies issued a stark warning on Thursday that cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra should not be allowed before "serious regulatory and systemic concerns" are put in check.France, which this year chairs the G-7 gatherings on topics ranging from the economy to security, said it is worried that what some call the "future of money" - encrypted digital currency - could spiral out of control.France's concluding summary from this week's meeting said that the finance officials agreed that while cryptocurrencies could help make payments cheaper and more efficient around the world, they could also be used for money laundering and terrorism financing and could even endanger the stability of global currencies.Host French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire likened the creation of Libra to the development of a whole new state."We won't allow private states to emerge that would have the same privileges of a state but without the controls that go with it," Le Maire told reporters after the meeting in Chantilly, near Paris.Facebook has proposed pegging Libra to existing currencies to make it more stable than the likes of Bitcoin and useable as a way to pay for things.

Man shouting 'You die' kills 33 at Japan anime studio

TOKYO (AP) — A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked anime fans across Japan and beyond.Thirty-six others were injured, some of them critically, in a blaze that sent people scrambling up the stairs toward the roof in a desperate — and futile — attempt to escape.

Kevin Weiberg promoting College Football's 150th anniversary

By Berry TramelKevin Weiberg has had a pivotal role in 21st century college football. He was Big 12 commissioner from 1998-2007, then left the conference over his frustrations at trying to implement a Big 12 Network.

UnitedHealth hikes profit forecast after big 2Q

UnitedHealth raised profit expectations for the year after second quarter earnings climbed almost 13%, and the nation's largest health insurer continued expanding beyond its core business and into care delivery.A nearly 12% jump in revenue from the company's pharmacy benefit management operation helped UnitedHealth beat Wall Street expectations for the recently completed quarter.

7,800 police in Philippines punished for deadly drug raids

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of Philippine police officers have received administrative punishments with more than 2,000 dismissed for wrongdoings during raids where drug suspects were killed under the president's crackdown, officials said Thursday.Communications Assistant Secretary Marie Rafael Banaag told a news conference that 14,724 police were investigated for their involvement in police drug operations that led to deaths from July 2016 until last April.

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