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A star of the long-running TV show “One Day at a Time” has died.

Actress Bonnie Franklin died Friday due to complications from pancreatic cancer. She was 69.

Her “One Day at a Time” character, Ann Romano, was “ground-breaking,” CBS said in a statement, because it “helped define and illuminate the role of single working mothers within the cultural landscape.”

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The death of a Russian boy, Max Shatto, who was adopted by American parents has been ruled accidental, the district attorney of Ector County, Texas, told CNN Friday.

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has canceled a planned trip to Wales because she is experiencing symptoms of gastroenteritis, a Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said Friday.

The queen, who had been scheduled to visit Wales on Saturday, will now spend the weekend at Windsor as usual, the spokeswoman added.

The spokeswoman said the queen’s health will be assessed in the coming days.

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California Gov. Jerry Brown reversed a decision to grant parole to Bruce Davis, a former follower of Charles Manson.

“When considered as a whole, I find the evidence … shows why he currently poses a danger to society if released from prison,” the governor wrote.

Brown’s office had received a formal recommendation from the state board parole Friday to release Davis, 70, who would have been the first Manson “family” member to secure freedom solely for good behavior.

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While we were in commercial break Brooke shows us around Studio 7 and says hello to the band “Steep Canyon Rangers” in the Cube before they played live on-air.

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A 39-year-old man was arrested Friday in connection with the watercraft accident death last year of the former stepson of singer Usher Raymond, said District Attorney Lee Darragh of Hall County, Georgia.

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Samsung and Apple were ordered Friday to stand off in court once again after a federal judge struck down more than $450 million that a jury last August ordered Samsung to pay Apple.

“Some of the awards rested on impermissible legal theories,” U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh wrote in explaining her ruling.

The jury had awarded Apple more than $1 billion in damages total after finding Samsung had copied both the design and software features of the iPhone.

Just under $600 million of that award to Apple still stands, according to Koh.

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Smoke Stacks_HousesDo you know the difference between oil reserve and oil resource? How about what fracking stands for? Confused? Or are you master of the energy buzzwords? Take the quiz and see how much you know!

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The president signed an order Friday required by law that set in motion $85 billion in automatic, government-wide cuts — cuts that both Democrats and Republicans said they didn’t want, though they couldn’t agree on how to prevent them.

The cuts amount to roughly 9% for a broad range of non-defense programs and 13% for the Pentagon over the rest of the current fiscal year, which ends on September 30.

They were included in a 2011 deal to raise the federal borrowing limit as an unacceptable outcome if Congress failed to agree on a comprehensive deficit reduction plan. That plan did not happen.

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