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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson reacts after learning he was granted parole at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017.  Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier.   (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)
Key events in OJ Simpson's fall from sports hero, movie starO.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture
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Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson, right,  reacts after learning he was granted parole at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017.  Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier.   (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)
Hot mics and neckties: Shareable OJ Simpson parole momentsFrom hot mics to neckties, there were some striking moments from O.J. Simpson's successful bid for parole
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This satellite imagery, posted Wednesday, July 19, 2017 on a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website, shows a large plume of smoke spreading hundreds of miles east from the Ditwiler fire, near Yosemite National Park in California's Sierra Nevada. Authorities say the stubborn wildfire burning in foothills west of Yosemite had destroyed dozens of structures while forcing thousands of people from their homes Wednesday. The San Francisco Bay Area is at left; Lake Tahoe is at top center. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration via AP)
California fire's growth is stunted, but 50 homes destroyedA wildfire in California's Gold Rush country is barely growing after days of explosive expansion, but officials have revealed the destruction of 50 homes.
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Ex-Florida escort to be sentenced for trying to hire hit manA former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband could get up to 20 years in prison at her sentencing hearing
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US warns South Sudan's leaders that they risk US supportThe United States is warning leaders in war-torn South Sudan that they risk losing US support if they don't participate in a high-level forum and stick to deadlines for a cease-fire and political process
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FILE - In this June 24, 2017 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, left, talks to his Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez during Army Day celebrations at Fuerte Tiuna, in Caracas, Venezuela. Padrino Lopez challenged on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 the countries that have declared against the government's initiative to rewrite Venezuela's constitution, saying the nation will not submit to foreign governments. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)
Venezuela diplomat says he resigned to protest Maduro actsVenezuelan diplomat Isaias Medina says he resigned because of the systematic persecution of civilians, "state terrorism" and violations of the constitution by President Nicolas Maduro's government
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FILE – In this July 10, 2014, file photo, ducks belonging to Iraq War veteran Darin Welker roam the backyard of his home in West Lafayette, Ohio. West Lafayette Village Council members voted Tuesday, July 18, 2017, to grant a variance allowing Welker to keep the pet ducks he says help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, the Coshocton Tribune reported. (Trevor Jones /The Tribune via AP, File)
Ohio veteran can keep ducks to relieve PTSD, depressionAn Ohio veteran who sought to defy local law and keep pet ducks, that he says help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, can now keep them
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Flames rise behind a vacant house as a firefighter works to halt the Detwiler wildfire near Mariposa, Calif., on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. As wildfires rage throughout the western U.S., one California blaze in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park forced thousands of nearby residents to flee their homes. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
The Latest: California wildfire destroys 50 homesState fire officials say a huge wildfire in foothills west of Yosemite has now destroyed 50 homes and 49 other structures
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California fire officials say a wildfire west of Yosemite National Park has destroyed 99 structures, 50 of them homesCalifornia fire officials say a wildfire west of Yosemite National Park has destroyed 99 structures, 50 of them homes
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Members of the Coast Guard’s Maritime Safety and Security Team climb aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Aspen, off Long Beach, Calif., Thursday, July 20, 2017, as part of a training demonstration. (AP Photo/Mike Balsamo)
Homeland security secretary says ports a terrorism priorityU.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says security at the nation's ports is a top priority to preventing terrorism
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UC Berkeley offers to waive venue fee for right-wing speakerUniversity of California, Berkeley officials now say they're offering to waive a venue fee for former Breitbart editor Ben Shapiro to speak on campus on the date Berkeley College Republicans requested
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Bolivarian National Guard stand guard outside the Petare shantytown in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, July 20, 2017. Large swaths of Venezuela's capital were shuttered and silent Thursday as opponents of President Nicolas Maduro called a major national strike as an expression of disapproval of his plan to convene a constitutional assembly that would reshape the Venezuelan system to consolidate the ruling party's power over the few institutions that remain outside its control. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
10 Things to Know for FridayAmong 10 Things to Know Friday: OJ goes free, Sessions stays, McCain's not silent
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