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Serial 911 SWAT calls to homes of celebrities land man in prison

A member of a computer hacking group that called armed police to the homes of 20 U.S. celebrities and other prominent people in 2013 – including CNN television host Wolf Blitzer, National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre, a federal cybercrime prosecutor in Massachusetts and members of Congress – will spend 24 months in prison.

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Quiz: Which ‘Game of Thrones’ character are you?

The much-anticipated arrival of the sixth season is almost here, and many questions remain. What will be Jon Snow's fate? Can Jorah and Daario successfully rescue Daenerys from the Dothraki Sea? Though the suspense will persist until April 24, PrettyFamous can answer an equally important question: Which Game of Thrones character are you?

Videos

Beating the heat at Romare Bearden Park

Kids, adults dash through the water to cool off from near record temperatures
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Beating the heat at Romare Bearden Park 0:47

Beating the heat at Romare Bearden Park

Former Charlotte politicians reflect on race 1:43

Former Charlotte politicians reflect on race

Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist talks about his injuries, NBA career 1:26

Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist talks about his injuries, NBA career

Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist speaks about Charlotte losing NBA All-Star Game 0:35

Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist speaks about Charlotte losing NBA All-Star Game