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Who asked a judge to end a 13-year arrangement giving Britney Spears' father control of her career and finances?

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Jamie Spears, who has been his pop star daughter's court-appointed conservator since 2008, told Judge Brenda Penny that it's time to let Britney run her own life.

Who will offer blow-by-blow broadcast commentary from ringside during the upcoming boxing match between Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort?

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Former President Donald Trump will host the pay-per-view boxing match at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

NASA’s newest Mars rover has grabbed its first sample of what?

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NASA’s Mars rover has successfully drilled and collected a core rock sample on the red planet.

What kind of new technology is Mercedes-Benz showcasing in its latest concept car?

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Mercedes is testing a "Brain-Computer Interface" that trains the car to recognize brain-wave patterns a driver creates by thinking about music, air conditioning and other controls.

What happened after Apple announced a Sept. 14 launch date for its next iPhone?

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Apple stock lost more than 2 percent of its value after the company set a short date for its next hardware unveiling.

The Taliban, now in control of Afghanistan, says which country is the only one in the world whose ambassador isn't welcome in Kabul?

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The Taliban, like most radical Islamic movements, denies Israel's right to exist.

A new historic marker in London now identifies the former home of what iconic children's brand creator?

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There are 900 blue plaques marking the former homes of famous people in London. The newest one reads: "Jim Henson 1936-1990 creator of The Muppets lived here."

The United Kingdom has opened a public inquiry into a plan for what unusual construction project?

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British watchdogs don't want the U.K. to dig its first deep coal mine in three decades because the country is actively trying to persuade other nations to give up fossil fuels.

A Japanese court has summoned the leader of which country to testify in an October hearing?

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Japan wants dictator Kim Jong Un to face demands for compensation by Korean residents of Japan who suffered human rights abuses in North Korea.

Haiti’s government has pledged to crack down on which of the following?

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Haitian officials warned about a spike in kidnappings and other crimes as they pledged to fight gangs more aggressively.

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