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Adding to the Hollywood feel, the announcement was made in the presence of the actress Lynda Carter, now 65, who played the part on television, and of Diane Nelson, president of DC Entertainment, the company that owns the rights to the character. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who was originally scheduled to attend, was not present.
The major U.S. stock indexes drifted between small gains and losses in late-afternoon trading Friday. Phone and health care companies were the biggest laggards, while technology and consumer goods stocks were holding on to slight gains.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma and at least two other states said Friday that they have denied efforts by Russian officials to be present at polling stations during the election, requests the U.S. State Department's spokesman dismissed as "nothing more than a PR stunt."