'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Opens; LeBron Picks Cleveland

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Brazil Loses Big ... Again
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PHOTO: David Luiz consoles Oscar of Brazil as Hulk and Fernandinho of Brazil look on after a 3-0 defeat to the Netherlands during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Third Place Playoff match at Estadio Nacional on July 12, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil.
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It started with so much promise and ended with a lot of disappointment.

Brazil's World Cup campaign came to a merciful end Saturday, as the Netherlands shut out Brazil 3-0.

Brazil has lost its last two games on home soil by a combined score of 10-1. A Seleção hadn't lost a competitive game in Brazil in 39 years.

And it'll only get sadder if arch-rivals Argentina hoist the World Cup trophy later today.

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LeBron James Picks Cleveland
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PHOTO: Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James reacts during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles, in this file photo, Dec. 25, 2009.
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The best basketball player in the world is headed back home.

LeBron James revealed Friday he'd sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers, leaving Miami after four seasons and two championships.

"When I left Cleveland, I was on a mission," he told Sports Illustrated. "I was seeking championships, and we won two. But Miami already knew that feeling. Our city hasn’t had that feeling in a long, long, long time. My goal is still to win as many titles as possible, no question. But what’s most important for me is bringing one trophy back to Northeast Ohio."

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Laverne Cox Nominated for Emmy Award
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PHOTO: Laverne Cox attends the second season premiere of "Orange is the New Black," at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York, May 15, 2014.
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The Emmy nominations are in, and "Orange is the New Black" actress Laverne Cox is on the list, making her the first openly transgender person to be nominated for the prestigious award.

But Cox is hardly the only feather in Netflix's cap. The show was also nominated for the Outstanding Comedy Series, and star Taylor Schilling was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy.

The big winner among the nominees was HBO, though -- the network's "Game of Thrones" was nominated for 19 awards, including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Supporting Actress for Lena Headey.

FX Show "Fargo" scored 18 nominations, and "Saturday Night Live" earned 14 nods.

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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Opens
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PHOTO: Jason Clarke, as Malcolm, foreground, and, Andy Serkis, as Caesar; Toby Kebbell, as Koba; and Karin Konoval, as Maurice; in a scene from the film, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."
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Science fiction fans, rejoice: "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is finally in theaters.

It's the sequel to the 2011 film, and tells the story of a world ruled by apes, after a flu virus wipes out nearly all humans.

The apes are stronger and smarter than ever, communicating in sign language and even a few words of English.

The Associated Press called the flick possibly the "biggest summer movie with so many subtitles," giving it three out of four stars.

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