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Matthew McConaughey to pitch for Lincoln brand

FILE  - In this June 19, 2014 file photo, Matthew McConaughey arrives at the Critics' Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Ford's luxury Lincoln brand says the Oscar-winning actor will appear in a series of TV and digital ads featuring Lincoln's new small SUV, the MKC. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

DETROIT (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is the new spokesman for Ford’s luxury Lincoln brand.

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Amy Winehouse to be commemorated with statue

In this Feb. 16, 2007 file photo, British singer Amy Winehouse poses for photographs after being interviewed by The Associated Press at a studio in north London.  Amy Winehouse is to be commemorated with a statue in the London neighborhood where she lived and worked. The late singer's family says the statue will be unveiled in Camden Town on Sept. 14, 2014,  her 31st birthday.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

LONDON (AP) — Amy Winehouse is to be commemorated with a statue in the London neighborhood where she lived and worked.

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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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