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Caesars Palace and other famous casinos will now be owned by Eldorado Resorts, in a deal the two companies announced on Monday. Here, Caesars Palace is seen hosting a food tasting event in Las Vegas last month. Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Vegas Uncork'd hide caption

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Eldorado Resorts Buys Caesars For $17.3 Billion

To acquire the venerable Caesars name and properties, Eldorado will part with $7.2 billion in cash and around 77 million in stock shares.

Mark Hamill is the new voice of Chucky — the murderous doll is coming back to life in a reboot of the 1988 horror classic Child's Play. Hamill is pictured above in London in December 2017. Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney hide caption

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Skywalker, The Joker, Now Chucky: Mark Hamill Takes On Another Iconic Character

The murderous doll comes back to life in the reboot of the 1988 horror classic Child's Play. "Good stories are meant to be told over and over," Hamill says of the remake.

Skywalker, The Joker, Now Chucky: Mark Hamill Takes On Another Iconic Character

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At Sunday School, Jimmy Carter Extends Praise To Trump For Restraint On Iran

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"I agree with President Trump on his decision not to take military action against Iran" Carter said. The former president said peace was a choice.

At Sunday School, Jimmy Carter Extends Praise To Trump For Restraint On Iran

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Chris Marshall has organized pop-up Sans Bars in New York, Washington, D.C., and Anchorage. And he's expanded into permanent spaces in Kansas City, Mo., and western Massachusetts. Julia Robinson for NPR hide caption

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Breaking The Booze Habit, Even Briefly, Has Its Benefits

Tens of thousands of Instagram followers can't be wrong: Curiosity about the sober life is trending. Scientists say cutting out alcohol can improve your sleep and blood pressure, and help your liver.

Ekrem Imamoglu, a mayoral candidate of the secular opposition Republican People's Party, at a polling station in Istanbul on Sunday. He won the election in March, and won again on Sunday in a new election. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP hide caption

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Opposition Candidate Wins Again In Rerun Of Istanbul's Mayoral Election

After results of the March election, in which the opposition party won, residents voted again on Sunday in what is widely being seen as a referendum on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

A group from the Proud Boys confronts anti-Trump protesters outside Trump's 2020 campaign kickoff rally Tuesday in Orlando, Fla. The Proud Boys group is known for white nationalist and other extremist rhetoric. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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Politics Shape The Debate Over What To Call Far-Right Extremism

Federal authorities say far-right violence is the deadliest and most active form of domestic extremism. Now, a debate is heating up about how to define a threat the White House barely acknowledges.

Customers line up to enter the Bergdorf Goodman store in New York City in this Sept, 10, 2010, file photo. Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at the Manhattan department store. Stephen Chernin/AP hide caption

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'It Hurt. And It Was Against My Will': Trump Accuser Stands By Her Story

Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll repeated her claim that President Trump assaulted her in the 1990s, even as he told reporters her story is "a total false accusation."

President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the South Lawn of the White House on Saturday. Trump called off planned nationwide immigration raids Saturday for two weeks, calling on Democrats to close asylum law "loopholes." Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Trump Delays Immigration Raids, Giving Democrats 'Two Weeks' To Change Asylum Laws

A source familiar with the president's decision told NPR that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called Trump on Friday night and urged him to back off the raids.

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