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Clapton says thank you to Cale with ‘The Breeze’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story July 24 about Eric Clapton’s new album “The Breeze,” The Associated Press reported erroneously the first name of singer Don White.

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Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

In this July 22, 2014 file photo former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, center, arrives at court with his wife, Terry, and others for his defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle in St. Paul, Minn. Kyle wrote in his best-seller that he decked Ventura in a California bar in 2006 after Ventura allegedly said Navy SEALs "deserve to lose a few." Ventura, a former SEAL and pro wrestler, testified Kyle fabricated the story. Kyle denied that in testimony videotaped before his death last year. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Jim Gehrz, File) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million Tuesday in his two-year fight to prove he was defamed by a military sniper and best-selling author who claimed to have punched out Ventura at a bar for bad-mouthing the Navy SEALs.

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Santa Fe eyes wooing ‘The Bachelor’ to town

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Tourism officials are looking for a green light from the City Council to try to get their hands on the “The Bachelor” and lure the TV show to do some filming in Santa Fe.

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Teacher who survived Sandy Hook has book deal

This Nov. 11, 2013 file photo shows honoree Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis attending the 23rd Annual Glamour Women of the Year Awards at Carnegie Hall in New York. Roig-DeBellis, a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School who helped save students' lives during a mass shooting, has a book deal. G.P. Putnam's Sons for "Choosing Hope: Moving Forward from Your Life's Darkest Hour." The book will be released in the spring of 2015. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — A Connecticut teacher who helped save students’ lives during the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has a book deal.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal glows as ‘The Honorable Woman’

This image released by SundanceTV shows Tobias Menzies, left, and Maggie Gyllenhaal in a scene from "The Honorable Woman," an eight-hour miniseries premiering Thursday at 10 p.m. EDT. The series is a virtuoso effort by Hugo Blick, who both wrote and directed it. (AP Photo/SundanceTV, Robert Viglasky)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Honorable Woman” is a meditative thriller that investigates a woman’s inner life and a global hot spot. Poised between dream-state and tough reality, it exposes timeless truths while remaining as current as the next Israeli-Palestinian clash.

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