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Avril Lavigne splits from Chad Kroeger

The "Sk8er Boi" hitmaker, 30, wed the Nickelback frontman, 40, in July, 2013 after a whirlwind romance.

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Obama scores policy win in securing votes for Iran nuclear deal

U.S. President Barack Obama scored a major foreign policy victory by securing enough Senate votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in Congress, but Republicans pledged to keep up their fight against the pact with new sanctions on Tehran.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Thursday, Sept. 3.

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U.S. police slayings raise pressure on officers at time of tension

Experts caution that the number of police killed on duty this year is not out of the ordinary, and the reasons behind the deaths are a complicated mix of factors that go well beyond the current climate.

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Your heart might be ‘older’ than you are

Three out of four U.S. adults have a predicted "heart age" that is older than they are, putting them at increased risk for heart attacks and strokes.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Stephen Colbert takes on Jeb Bush’s VIP ticket offer

For a $3 campaign donation, you can enter a raffle for a VIP ticket to the very first "Late Show With Stephen Colbert." Great idea ... but maybe you should have asked the show host first.

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U.S. Army to open elite Ranger School to all genders

The U.S. Army said on Wednesday it would open its elite Ranger School to all soldiers regardless of gender, after two women made history last month by becoming the first to pass the grueling leadership course.

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Don’t take selfies at an arson you started

Court documents say a man who burned down a Maryland house in a jealous rage went back to the site and took selfies in front of the ruins.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Sept. 3

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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House Overrides Amendatory Veto Regarding Heroin

The vote was 105-5 to reject Rauner's removal of Medicaid coverage from the measure.

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U.S. marks 70th anniversary of end of WWII

Sept. 2 marked 70 years since the war officially ended.

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Fox Lake Update: Tipster Allegedly Lied

Countless man-hours wasted in Gliniewicz investigation

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Child Care Assistance Program Changes Fail By One Vote

A plan to restore state-subsidized child care assistance for low-income working parents has failed by one vote in the Illinois House.

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House Fails to Override Veto of Union-Backed Bill

The House voted 68-34 to override Rauner's veto of the bill. It needed 71 votes to become law.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 3

Here's a look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Woman Accused of Fatal Accident Wants New Attorney

Andrea Little had been expected to plead guilty.

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts 2 Decatur Residents

Two Decatur residents have been charged by a federal grand jury in Springfield.

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Peoria Settles With Man Who Parodied Mayor on Twitter

The city of Peoria will pay $125,000 to a man whose home was raided after he created a Twitter account to parody the mayor.

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Legionnaires’ Deaths Increase

State officials are reporting six new cases of Legionnaires' disease at a state veterans home where seven residents have already died.

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House Approves Home Care Spending

The House has endorsed a plan to spare thousands of people who receive state-subsidized at-home care.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in September

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A long holiday weekend is the perfect time to binge watch.

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Ed Skrein takes over driving seat in ‘The Transporter Refueled’

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Action thriller franchise "The Transporter" is back with a fourth installment and a new star, with British actor Ed Skrein stepping into the black suit of lead character, former special ops mercenary Frank Martin.

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Gene Simmons Steps Up Internet Security After Police Raid

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Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has stepped up his Internet security after police raided his home in a bid to trace an offender who downloaded child porn using the star’s wireless network.

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Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz

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The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force".

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Beyoncé through the years

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The "Single Ladies" hitmaker celebrates her 34th birthday today.