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Sean Combs to speak at Howard U. commencement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Entertainer and entrepreneur Sean Combs will deliver Howard University’s commencement speech this year in Washington.

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Teething troubles for Chinese tourists in Thailand

In this March 30, 2014 photo, Chinese tourists pose for a photograph at the main entrance to Chiang Mai University in Chiang Mai province, northern Thailand. The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand’s top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese tourists. Thousands have clambered aboard student buses at the university, made a mess in cafeterias and sneaked into classes to attend lectures. Someone even pitched a tent by a picturesque lake. The reason: “Lost in Thailand,” 2012 slapstick comedy partly shot on campus that is China’s highest-grossing homegrown movie ever. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)

CHIANG MAI, Thailand (AP) — The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand’s top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese tourists.

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Brothers’ wild pitch in 8th costs Rockies

San Diego Padres' Xavier Nady slides in safely as Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Rex Brothers can't catch the throw from the catcher after a wild pitch in the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 14, 2014, in San Diego. Two runs scored on the play and Padres won the game 5-4. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rex Brothers has been in tough spots before, but it’s likely the Colorado Rockies’ pitcher has ever lost a game like this.

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Discovery to air flight off Everest peak on May 11

NEW YORK (AP) — Discovery Channel has set the date for its live coverage of the first wingsuit flight off the summit of Mount Everest.

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Billy Porter on ‘Kinky Boots’ anniversary, new CD

This Oct. 17, 2013 file photo shows actor-singer Billy Porter at the Empire State Pride Agenda 22nd Annual Fall Dinner in New York. Concord Records will release “Billy’s Back on Broadway” on April 15, 2014, a 10-song album that includes “Don’t Rain On My Parade,” “Luck Be A Lady,” “I’ve Gotta Be Me” and “Everything’s Coming Up Roses.” (Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The first thing Billy Porter does when a visitor enters his dressing room is look down.

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