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Dallas Cowboy Roy Williams Gets Engagement Ring Back from Former Miss Texas After Filing Lawsuit [VIDEO]

Dallas Cowboy wide receiver Roy Williams picked a rather unique way to propose to his girlfriend, Brooke Daniels, who held the title of Miss Texas in 2009.

In February, he sent Daniels a package that included $5,000, a videotaped messages of him popping the question, and a $76,000 engagement ring.

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This Day in History for July 7 – US Annexes Hawaii and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1863 – The US begins its first military draft; exemptions cost $300 (More info)

1898 – President William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United States (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for July 7 – Ringo Starr, Michelle Kwan and More

Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Ringo Starr
Age: 71
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: Winning the "right place, right time" lottery when he was asked to join The Beatles right before they made it big

Michelle Kwan
Age: 31
Occupation: Figure Skater
Known For: Being the most decorated figure skater in US history with two Olympic medals, five World Championships, and nine US championships

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US Government Mandates Fast Food Nutrition Labeling

In an effort to help people make more informed choices when eating away from home, the federal government is introducing mandatory nutrition labeling for fast food menus and vending machines.

Items sold at movie theaters are exempt, which is odd given what calorie bombs those snacks can be.

The problem is that few Americans pay much attention to the nutrition labeling on even the packaged foods brought into their homes.

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Casey Anthony Sentenced to Four Years in Jail For Lying to Investigators

Casey Anthony was sentenced to four years in jail Thursday for lying to investigators in charge of the search for her daughter, Caylee. However, Anthony could be set free as early as late this month or in the beginning of August, since she's served almost three years in jail while awaiting trial with a record of good behavior.

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Aerosmith Reunites with Producer Jack Douglas for New Album

Anything can happen in the wild world of Aerosmith, so this news is subject to change until the record is actually in stores, but it looks like the band is back in the studio with Jack Douglas -- the legendary producer who helmed their classic '70s albums.

In a video message, bassist Tom Hamilton broke the news, calling Douglas “the guy who we worked with producing our best albums of the ’70s" and promising, "It’s really going to be cool. no one who knows more about the soul of this band and the creative heart of this band."

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Dogs or Cats? What Your Pet Preference Says About You

Even if it's raining cats and dogs, don't expect the same reaction from everyone.

According to data from Hunch collected in an infographic by Column Five Media, cat people tend to be urban dwellers, prefer petsitting over babysitting, and value ironic humor, while dog lovers are more likely to have kids, be outdoorsy people, and name Paul as their favorite Beatle.

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Celebrity Birthdays for July 6 – Sylvester Stallone, 50 Cent and More

Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Sylvester Stallone
Age: 65
Occupation: Actor, Screenwriter, and Director
Known For: Starring in the 'Rocky' and 'Rambo' film franchises and probably rolling his eyes every time someone yells ADRIANNNNE! at him

50 Cent
Age: 36
Occupation: Rapper and Actor
Known For: Selling millions of albums worldwide, numerous feuds with other artists, and having enough bullet holes in him to include "aerated" on his résumé

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This Day in History for July 6 – Lennon Meets McCartney and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1535 – Sir Thomas More is executed for treason against King Henry VIII of England (More info)

1785 – The dollar is unanimously chosen as the monetary unit for the United States (More info)

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Gwyneth Paltrow Poses Half-Nude for Vanity Fair

As if she wasn't already overexposed enough, Gwyneth Paltrow is appearing half-naked as Miss August in a special Vanity Fair on Jewelry calendar.

Not that she's ever been chubby, but Paltrow took to her site to explain the arduous process of going from willowy to more willowy to promote her appearance in 'Iron Man 2,' detailing a diet consisting mainly of lean proteins and vigorous workouts.

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