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Islamic State continues its advance in Syria

The success piles pressure on Damascus and Baghdad and throws doubt on a U.S. strategy of relying almost exclusively on air strikes to support the fight against ISIS.

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Cleanup of oil-covered California beach could take months

Oil spilled from a pipeline rupture has closed two state beaches and fouled offshore waters near Santa Barbara.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 22

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

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 22

A look at the news that made Hollywood history in years past.

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in Music

‘Bad Blood’ breaks record

Taylor Swift's new star-studded video has shattered viewing records.

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2015 Beach Blast Off Concert

Arnold’s Park, IA (KICD)– The Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association (IRRMA) announces a “Beach Blast Off” concert. Andrea Weisenmeyer…

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in Viral Videos

Mom shames daughter for inappropriate Facebook profile

After Val Starks found her 13-year-old daughter's secret profile - posing in her bra and claiming to be 19 - she set the record straight and the video has gone viral.

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Ruby Hughes, 93, of Spencer

Services for 93-year-old Ruby Hughes of Spencer will be Saturday, May 23rd, at 11am at the funeral chapel in Spencer…

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Chicken Barn Workers Sickened

Workers in a chicken barn under quarantine become ill.

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‘Lolz,’ it’s totally ‘Obvs:’ Score points with these new Scrabble words

For the first time in four years, Scrabble has added new words to its dictionary - thousands of them.

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Sheldon Landfill Accepting Dead Birds

A northwest Iowa landfill is going to be taking in euthanized birds.

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Spencer Avenue Of Flags Volunteers Requested

Volunteers are needed to assist with Spencer's Avenue of Flags.

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Ed Funding Issue

As lawmakers struggle to resolve the state budget, a new conflict has sprung up about how much new money to give schools in the 2016-2017 school year.

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Fireworks Bill Passes House

It would be legal to sell and set off fireworks in Iowa if a bill that cleared the Iowa House last night becomes law.

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2015 PCC Paving Project Meeting Tonight

A public meeting highlighting the 2015 PCC Paving Project in Spencer is slated for this evening.

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Curly Leaf Pondweed Surging

An aquatic plant that has been in the area since the early 1900's is surging in the Iowa Great Lakes region.

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Marvel wants McConaughey

Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey is reportedly in talks to play "Spider-Man" villain the Green Goblin on the big screen.

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Paul Walker’s ‘Fast & Furious’ car sells for $185K

The bright orange 1993 Toyota Supra from the original movie has been sold at auction.

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in Sports, Viral Videos

WATCH: Stephen Curry’s daughter steals the show

The NBA MVP mixes a post-game interview with "take your daughter to work day."

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PLAYLIST: 19 of the best Summer songs

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Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Start your season off right with this playlist spanning the '60s to now.

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Netflix: What’s coming and going in June

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Take this long weekend to binge on shows and movies that are leaving Netflix and get a sneak peak at what's coming next month.

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REVIEW: Disney goes meta at the multiplex with ‘Tomorrowland’

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Long before the credits roll, Tomorrowland will have you craving a theme park turkey leg and planning a meet up at Mr. Toad's Wild Ride.

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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.

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Jon Bon Jovi celebrates degree with new song

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The rocker was honored by Rutgers.