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NEW YORK | Davis, Gates, Brees, Staley among sportsmanship finalists

NEW YORK — Washington tight end Vernon Davis, already nominated for the NFL’s Man of the Year Award, is one of eight finalists for the league’s Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award. The other finalists, announced Friday, are Jacksonville defensive end Calais Campbell, Chargers tight end Anthony Gates, Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck, Baltimore safety Eric Weddle, New … Continue reading NEW YORK | Davis, Gates, Brees, Staley among sportsmanship finalists

NEW YORK | 61st annual Grammy Awards nominations to be announced Friday

NEW YORK  — Nominations for the 61st annual Grammy Awards will be announced Friday morning. The Recording Academy delayed unveiling the nominees by two days because former President George H.W. Bush’s funeral and public viewing this week in Washington. The Grammys announcement comes a day after the Golden Globe nominations. Several music superstars, including Lady … Continue reading NEW YORK | 61st annual Grammy Awards nominations to be announced Friday

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey ammunition depot blast killed 4 soldiers, wounded 20

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s president says four soldiers have been killed and around 20 others injured in an explosion at an ammunition depot at a base in southeast Turkey. The Defense Ministry had announced Friday that 25 soldiers were wounded and seven others were missing following an unexplained accident during the firing of heavy weapons … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey ammunition depot blast killed 4 soldiers, wounded 20

NEW YORK | Dunham shutting down online feminist newsletter

NEW YORK  — Lena Dunham is shutting down her online feminist newsletter. The author and creator of “Girls” announced Friday that the publication she co-founded three years ago, Lenny , had reached its “final chapter.” In a message to readers, Dunham wrote that there was “no one reason” for the decision and said she was … Continue reading NEW YORK | Dunham shutting down online feminist newsletter

NEW YORK | Groundbreaking alternative paper Village Voice shuts down

NEW YORK— The Village Voice, the Pulitzer Prize-winning alternative weekly known for its muckraking investigations, brash political reporting, exhaustive arts criticism and anxiety-laden cartoons, is going out of business after 63 years. The paper’s publisher, Peter Barbey, announced Friday that the pioneering paper is ceasing publication entirely because of financial problems, a year after it … Continue reading NEW YORK | Groundbreaking alternative paper Village Voice shuts down