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Bring on the screams: 5 MTV VMA boy band moments

In this July 22, 2014 file photo, 5 Seconds of Summer band members, from left, Luke Hemmings, Ashton Irwin, Michael Clifford and Calum Hood appear on NBC's "Today" show in New York. 5 Seconds of Summer will make its debut at the MTV Video Music Awards, MTV's annual over-the-top celebration of pop music, on Sunday, Aug. 24.  (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Get ready for another potential OMG boy band moment: 5 Seconds of Summer is about to make its debut on the MTV Video Music Awards.

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Column: Time for these child stars to get paid?

Philadelphia pitcher Mo'ne Davis delivers in the first inning of a United States semi-final baseball game against Las Vegas at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Like just about every other organized youth sports program, the Little League World Series is being played mostly for the benefit of grown-ups. Only it’s way more organized than anything you’re likely to find at the end of your block and the grown-ups who benefit the most aren’t family and friends, but the suits who run Disney and a host of other media outfits.

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Tony Stewart skipping Bristol after Ward’s death

In this May 22, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart, left, talks with Kevin Harvick before qualifying for a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Stewart is skipping a second straight Sprint Cup race, and it is not clear when the NASCAR star might return after he struck and killed a driver at a dirt-track race in New York last weekend. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he’s skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.

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7 charged with trespassing at Ray Allen’s home

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Seven people were charged Wednesday with trespassing at former Miami Heat player Ray Allen’s home while his wife and four young children were asleep upstairs.

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Emmys: Billy Crystal to pay tribute to Williams

This Feb. 28, 2004 file photo shows Oscar host Billy Crystal, center, and presenter Robin Williams, right, joking around after a writers' meeting for the 76th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The producer of the Emmys says that Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams during the awards ceremony. Executive producer Don Mischer said that Crystal will honor Williams as part of the traditional “in memoriam” segment for industry members who died during the past year. Williams was found dead by suicide in his Northern California home Aug. 11.  (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams, his longtime friend and fellow comedian, at next week’s Emmy Awards.

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