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This image released by Lucasfilm shows Daisy Ridley as Rey in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is off to a death star-sized start at the box office. Disney says Friday, Dec. 15, 2017,  that eighth installment in the space franchise has earned an estimated $45 million from Thursday night showings. (Lucasfilm via AP)
'The Last Jedi' opens with $220M, 2nd best weekend all-time"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" rocketed to a debut of $220 million at the box office, landing the second-best opening weekend ever in North America and slotting in behind only its predecessor, "The Force Awakens."
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Liverpool's Roberto Firmino, left, celebrates with team-mate Mohamed Salah after scoring his side's fourth goal against Bournemouth during the English Premier League soccer match at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, England, Sunday Dec. 17, 2017. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)
The Unhappy One: No smiles as Lukaku scores again for UnitedManchester United striker Romelu Lukaku is back among the goals after a barren run but he is yet to rediscover the joy of scoring
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Buffalo Bills' LeSean McCoy (25) rushes past Miami Dolphins' T.J. McDonald (22) for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Rich Barnes)
The Latest: LeSean McCoy tops 10,000 yards rushingThe Latest from the NFL: Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy has become the NFL's 30th player to top reach 10,000 yards rushing.
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A rescue worker comforts a man mourning beside the lifeless body of a family member, killed in the suicide attack on a church, at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Two suicide bombers attacked the church when hundreds of worshippers were attending services ahead of Christmas. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan, killing 9Suicide bombers strike church in Pakistan; 9 dead, more than 50 wounded
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In this photo taken Wednesday, Dec, 13, 2017, Democrat Doug Jones speaks during an interview with the Associated Press, in Birmingham, Ala. Jones said he knew he had a path to victory. He said his win signals that voters are looking for a less vitriolic political rhetoric and vanquished the idea that a Democrat could not win in Alabama. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Jones: Don't expect him to always side with Senate DemocratsDemocratic Sen.-elect Doug Jones of Alabama is insisting to both parties in politically divided Washington that he'll leave "all the options on the table" when it comes to his votes next year on issues from immigration to infrastructure
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Supporters of the Movement of New Forces, the political party led by Mikheil Saakashvili, shout slogans calling for Ukraine's President Poroshenko to resign, in central Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Writing on posters read: 'Impeachment'. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
Saakashvili's supporters rally in Ukrainian capitalMikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president turned opposition leader in Ukraine, has joined about 5,000 supporters at a rally in the Ukrainian capital to push for the ouster of the nation's president
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FILE - This file photo provided by the U.S. Army Special Operations Command shows Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in an Oct. 4 ambush in Niger. Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger with three comrades and his body recovered days later, wasn’t captured alive by the enemy or executed at close range, The Associated Press has learned, based on the conclusion of a military investigation. The report has determined that he was killed by enemy rifle and machine gun fire as he fled the attack by an offshoot of the Islamic State group.  (U.S. Army Special Operations Command via AP, File)
APNewsBreak: US soldier ambushed in Niger wasn't capturedThe Associated Press has learned that an American soldier killed in an ambush in Niger with three comrades but recovered days later wasn't captured alive by the enemy or executed at close range.
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FILE - In a Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump talks with reporters as he departs from the South Lawn of the White House via Marine One in Washington, to spend the weekend at Camp David in Maryland. President Donald Trump’s team on Sunday was again forced to grapple with the growing Russia probe that has shadowed the White House for much of the president’s initial year in office. Special counsel Robert Mueller has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration, yielding attacks from transition lawyers and renewing chatter that Trump may act to end the investigation. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Kremlin says Putin thanked Trump for CIA tip on bombingsThe Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin has called U.S. President Donald Trump to thank him for the CIA's tip to Russia that has helped thwart a series of bombings in St. Petersburg
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This undated family photo released on Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 by the Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London, shows Rebecca Dykes, a British staffer at the British embassy in Lebanon, who was found strangled by the side of the road on Saturday east of the Lebanese capital Beirut. Lebanese officials said that she was found strangled and authorities are investigating whether she was also sexually assaulted . (Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office via AP)
British embassy worker found dead by roadside in LebanonLebanese officials say a British national was found strangled by the side of the road east of the Lebanese capital Beirut and authorities are investigating whether she was also sexually assaulted
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The coffin with the remains of Italy's King Victor Emmanuel III, draped in a flag with the House of Savoy crest, arrives at the Sanctuary of Vicoforte, in Vicoforte, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. The remains were repatriated from Egypt and interred in a family mausoleum Sunday, 71 years after Italians rejected the monarchy in a referendum and the country's royals went into exile. (Raffaele Sasso/ANSA via AP)
Exiled Italian king's remains repatriated after 70 yearsThe remains of Italy's King Victor Emmanuel III were repatriated from Egypt and interred in a family mausoleum Sunday, 71 years after Italians rejected the monarchy in a referendum and the country's royals went into exile
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Delegates attend the second day of the African National Congress elective conference in Johannesburg, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. The vote to choose the next president of South Africa's ruling African National Congress party got underway after disputes over the credentials of party delegates, highlighting the bitter fight within Nelson Mandela's historic liberation movement. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
South Africa's ruling ANC party to vote for new leaderThe vote to choose the next president of South Africa's ruling African National Congress party was set to get underway Sunday evening, after the party officially nominated 2 candidates to lead Nelson Mandela's historic liberation movement
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The Presidential character mascots of the Washington Nationals baseball team, from left, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Teddy Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln take pictures with children during the Winter Fest celebration with fans at Washington Convention Center in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Strasburg might skip future All-Star games; Nats host in '18Nationals RHP Stephen Strasburg says he might skip future All-Star games
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