Arts and entertainment

September 19, 2017 - 1:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone over the magazine's debunked article about a University of Virginia gang rape was reinstated Tuesday by an appeals court in a manner that one judge says would allow any member of a school fraternity to join the lawsuit. The 2nd U.S. Circuit...
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September 19, 2017 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O'Reilly said Tuesday that his firing from Fox News Channel in April was a "political hit job" and that his network's parent company made a business decision to get rid of him. The deposed king of cable television news had a contentious interview with Matt Lauer on NBC's "Today...
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September 19, 2017 - 11:54 am
BARNET, Vt. (AP) — Fire investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that heavily damaged Neko Case's 225-year-old Vermont home. Barnet firefighters were called to the indie musician's home at about 9:30 p.m. Monday. The Caledonian Record ( http://bit.ly/2ymcclb ) reports the fire could be...
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September 19, 2017 - 10:28 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles was jolted by a small earthquake that rattled nerves and got people talking on social media, but didn't cause any major damage. The magnitude 3.6 quake hit around 11:20 p.m. Monday and was felt by thousands of residents in west Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills...
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September 19, 2017 - 10:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tell your bae or your bestie: The mobile game Words With Friends is adding thousands of pop culture words as part of its largest dictionary update in the game's eight-year history. Game developer Zynga told The Associated Press on Tuesday that it is adding 50,000 internet slang...
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September 19, 2017 - 9:53 am
Amadou & Mariam, "La Confusion" (Because Music) On their first album in five years, Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia, the husband-and-wife duo from Mali, both reflect and deflect "La Confusion" going on in their West African homeland and across the world. After recording with the likes of...
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September 19, 2017 - 9:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Conservative commentator Jedediah Bila has announced her departure from ABC's "The View." Bila made the announcement on Monday's program, saying she was leaving to work on a new book and had "a lot of opportunities" to consider. Bila served as the chat panel's resident conservative...
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September 19, 2017 - 4:15 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jeanne Tripplehorn has been a professional actress for more than 25 years. But as a new member of the film academy, she's almost as giddy as her first day on set. "I'm already involved in all these different committees," she said. "I love film so much... so to be...
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September 19, 2017 - 2:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Producers of the now-closed Broadway musical "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812" are keeping enthusiasm in the show going by opening a place to serve pierogis like the ones made for show attendees. The New York restaurant is called Samovarchik and is located on the Lower...
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September 19, 2017 - 12:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory — she's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. Cybersecurity firm McAfee said Tuesday that Lavigne, whose last album came out in...
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