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Move over Bacardi – there’s a new rum in town

Pernod Ricard is poised to sell its Cuban-made rum in the U.S. once a 53-year-old trade embargo is lifted, going head-to-head with Bacardi.

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in Sports

Wolves hit lottery

The NBA's biggest losers were the big winners in the draft lottery.

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in Sports

Snaps coming from 15-yard line this season

The NFL is making extra points a bit more challenging.

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in Entertainment

You can drink like Homer Simpson

A real life version of the iconic Duff Beer from "The Simpsons" is set to go on sale.

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in Sports

NHL Preview: Lightning hopes to strike Rangers

Here's a look at Game 3 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, May 20.

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in Local

New York denies payments to mental health contractor for yacht club party

State says Queens contractor wanted $32,000 for conference at resort, $23,000 for staff picnic

10th Annual Unicef Snowflake Ball at Cipriani Wall Street - Arrivals

Featuring: Sandra Lee
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 02 Dec 2014
Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.com

**Not available for publication in Germany, Poland, Russia, Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia**

in Local

TV chef Lee, girlfriend of Governor Cuomo, undergoes breast cancer surgery

Sandra Lee announced last week that she was diagnosed with disease

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in Local

State board starts talks on raising minimum wage in New York

Board was put together by Cuomo administration to examine pay for fast food workers

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in National

Historic recall affects 1 in 7 U.S. cars

This marks the largest vehicle recall in American history and impacts several makes and models.

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in Viral Videos

Bill Murray pops out of a cake for David Letterman

He was the late night TV show host's first guest more than two decades ago, and now he's the last guy to sit on Letterman's couch.

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in Entertainment

Critics blast ‘Game of Thrones’ scene

A U.S. senator is among those condemning a scene in the hit HBO show.

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in National

Los Angeles votes to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour

City Council voted to increase the minimum wage in the nation's second-largest city to $15 an hour by 2020.

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 20

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

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in National, World

Iraqi forces say they defeat Islamist attack near Ramadi

The advance of Islamic State has exposed the failings of Iraq's army and the limitations of U.S. airstrikes.

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in Sports

Roger Bannister’s 4-minute mile shoes to go on auction block

Bannister became the first runner to break the fabled 4-minute barrier.

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in Local

Ithaca carpeting store honored for helping vets

Bishops Carpet One on State Street is one of hunderds of Carpet One stores around the country to receive a piece of 9/11 steel from Ground Zero.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 20

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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in Local

Police officer’s clothing choice sparks public outcry

Ithaca Police Chief John Barber says he doesn't believe the incident caught on camera was intentional on the part of the officer.

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in Local

State officials ban poultry competition at fairs this season

Animal health experts say they're trying to prevent the possible spread of bird flu to livestock animals in New York State.

Recent Headlines

in Weird

Why did the bear cross the road?

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A Polish brown bear went to great lengths for love.

in Music

This week’s top rock tracks

Zac Brown as Zac Brown Band performs during Music Midtown 2014 at Piedmont Park on Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, in Atlanta.

LISTEN: This week's top rock songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

in Entertainment, Sports, Viral Videos

WATCH: Getting married by The Rock

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It's normal to cry at weddings, but you'll laugh at this one too.

in Weird

Foiled by a hat

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A man evading police almost got away - if it wasn't for his lost hat.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Game of Thrones: The Musical’

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Coldplay teams up with the cast of "Game of Thrones" for a hilarious musical version of the hit HBO show to help raise money for Red Nose Day.