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Pompeo heads to Turkey as probe into Khashoggi case heats up

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Saudi Arabia told him their investigation by Saudi Arabia into the disappearance and alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi won't spare anyone, including royals. More>>

Harry and Meghan get wet in drought-stricken Outback town

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Prince Harry, wife Meghan get a lighthearted thanks for bringing English rain to a drought-stricken Outback town during their Australian royal tour. More>>

Tauren Wells wins 4, including new artist, at Dove Awards

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Christian artist Tauren Wells won four awards including new artist and contemporary Christian artist of the year at the 49th annual Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards. More>>

Nevada legal pimp, candidate, star of HBO series found dead

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Nevada authorities say a legal pimp who has fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate has died. More>>

Fall foliage, tradition, wildlife star in PBS' 'AutumnWatch'

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Attention would-be leaf peepers: Even if fall is a bit player where you live, PBS has got you covered. More>>

MeToo, Kavanaugh topics of talk at women filmmakers' event

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The midterm elections, #MeToo and the Kavanaugh confirmation were all topics of conversation as women filmmakers and actors gathered for a mentoring event in Manhattan. More>>

Literary group sues Trump, alleges free speech stifling

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The PEN American Center, the literary and human rights organization, is suing President Donald Trump. More>>

Town OKs steep fines for parking near 'The Goonies' house

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The Astoria City Council has taken a step toward cracking down on motorists who illegally park near "The Goonies" house. More>>

Chance the Rapper weighs in on Chicago mayoral race

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Chance the Rapper is weighing in on the Chicago mayor's race. More>>

Lady Gaga getting married? She thanks 'fiance' during speech

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Lady Gaga apparently is getting married. More>>

Ann Curry to host TV show to solve medical mysteries

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Former 'Today' show anchor Ann Curry has signed on to host a new series that attempts to solve medical mysteries by finding patients and doctors who have seen something similar. More>>

The Latest: IMF's chief Lagarde defers Mideast trip

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The Latest: Secretary of State Pompeo lands in Saudi Arabia to meet with king over Saudi writer's disappearance. More>>

Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

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Turkish crime scene investigators search the Saudi consulate where journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared. More>>

Trump suggests 'rogue killers' murdered Saudi journalist Video included

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Saudi Arabia says it will respond to threats with tough measures as the US presses for more info about missing Saudi writer. More>>

Anna Burns wins Booker Prize with Troubles tale 'Milkman'

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The Man Booker Prize is set to be awarded to one of six finalists, including a gritty story set in a women's prison, a novel in verse about a divided America and an environmental epic that has been likened to "Moby Dick" for trees. More>>

Trump attacks porn actress Stormy Daniels as 'Horseface'

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President Donald Trump is insulting the physical appearance of porn actress Stormy Daniels, calling her "Horseface" in a tweet about a recent legal ruling. More>>

Melania spokeswoman calls for boycott of T.I. over video

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A Melania Trump spokeswoman is asking people to boycott Atlanta rapper T.I. because of his promotional video that shows a woman resembling the first lady stripping in the oval office. More>>

Attorney: Ex-reality star close to deal in fatal Iowa crash

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Attorneys for an Iowa farmer who appeared on ABC's "The Bachelor" say they are close to reaching a deal with prosecutors that would resolve a criminal charge against him related to a fatal crash last year. More>>

First-ever child porn suspect on FBI list pleads guilty

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The first-ever child pornography suspect on the FBI's Most Wanted list has pleaded guilty to a child porn charge in Montana. More>>

Jury: 4 guilty in shooting that killed Olympian's daughter

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Four men have been found guilty in connection with the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Trinity Gay, the daughter of Olympian Tyson Gay. More>>

The Latest: Anna Burns wins Man Booker prize for 'Milkman'

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Anna Burns has won the prestigious Man Booker prize for fiction with "Milkman," a vibrant, violent story about men, women, power and conflict set during Northern Ireland's years of Catholic-Protestant violence. More>>

1 year after MeToo, survivors reflect on their disclosures

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One year after the #MeToo hashtag set Twitter ablaze, survivors who shared their stories in the past year reflect what the movement means to them. More>>

Rapper Yella Beezy shot on Texas highway, still hospitalized

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Rapper Yella Beezy is hospitalized after he was shot while driving on a highway in Texas. More>>

Prince Harry and Meghan start Aussie tour with baby gifts

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have started the first day of official engagements on a royal tour of Australia with the public focus on the former Meghan Markle's newly announced pregnancy. More>>

EgyptAir pulls magazine after Drew Barrymore article

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EgyptAir removes latest edition of its in-flight magazine over contentious article on American actress Drew Barrymore. More>>

Risk of streaming fatigue as Walmart, AT&T, Disney join fray

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As Walmart, AT&T and Disney join stalwarts such as Netflix in streaming video and creating original shows, the plethora of new services creates a risk for streaming fatigue. More>>

Pip Pip Hooray: Pippa Middleton gives birth to baby boy

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Pippa Middleton has given birth to a baby boy. More>>

2020 Democrats building ties to power brokers in key states

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With money, time and attention, Democratic presidential prospects court early-state leaders. More>>

Prince Harry in another catch-up with war widow in Sydney

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There seems to be a special bond between Prince Harry and a 98-year-old war widow who gave him a warm hug Tuesday when they met in Sydney. More>>

Judge tosses Stormy Daniels' defamation suit against Trump

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A federal judge has dismissed porn actress Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump. More>>

Kanye West meets Uganda's president, gifts pair of sneakers Video included

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Kanye West meets Uganda's 74-year-old leader, gifts sneakers; 'fruitful discussions' held. More>>

Inflatable sea monster takes over a rusting warehouse

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A giant sea monster has taken over a building at Philadelphia's Navy Yard, but only temporarily. More>>

Rembrandt's Night Watch to get restoration in Amsterdam

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The Rijksmuseum is going to restore its most famous painting, Rembrandt van Rijn's Night Watch, starting next year in a project that will be open to the public and viewable online. More>>

Chance The Rapper goes undercover to raise money for arts

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Chance the Rapper is so serious about raising money for arts education programs in Chicago that he took a second job as a Lyft driver to spread the word. More>>

Groups fighting sexual violence awarded #MeToo funding

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Eight groups across the nation have been awarded funding from the New York Women's Foundation for their efforts to fight sexual violence. More>>

Kanye West meets Uganda's president, gifts pair of sneakers Video included

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Kanye West meets Uganda's 74-year-old leader, gifts sneakers; 'fruitful discussions' held. More>>

And baby makes three: Prince Harry and Meghan's child on way

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Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have arrived in Sydney a day before they officially start a 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific. More>>

Contestants accuse Mrs. America pageant CEO of racial bias

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Four contestants in this year's Mrs. America pageant are calling for an apology from the pageant's owner over accusations he used racial slurs and stereotypes in a conversation. More>>

Thurber House announces 2018 finalists for humor prize

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An Ohio-based nonprofit named for humorist James Thurber has announced the finalists for the country's top humor writing prize. More>>

The Latest: Trump hears from Georgia farmers on hurricane

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President Donald Trump is praising Florida Gov. Rick Scott for his response to Hurricane Michael. More>>

Fleetwood Mac disputes Lindsey Buckingham lawsuit

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Fleetwood Mac disputes allegations in a lawsuit filed by Lindsey Buckingham for kicking him off the band's new tour. More>>

Baldwin urges 'overthrow' of Trump government via voting Video included

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Actor Alec Baldwin says voters should see the Nov. 6 midterm elections as an opportunity to peacefully "overthrow the government of Donald Trump.". More>>

Court tosses DeLorean widow's 'Back to the Future' lawsuit

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A federal court in New Jersey has dismissed a suit brought by the widow of automaker John DeLorean over royalties stemming from the "Back to the Future" movies. More>>

Prince Harry, Meghan expecting child in spring

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Kensington Palace says Prince Harry and his wife the Duchess of Sussex are expecting a child in the spring. More>>

Massachusetts MGM casino earns $27M during 1st month open

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MGM has earned $27 million from gambling after one full month of operation at its Massachusetts casino. More>>

Harry and Meghan's baby would be 7th in line for UK throne

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The child born to Prince Harry and Meghan, the duchess of Sussex, will be seventh in line for the British throne. More>>

'First Man' blasts off behind 'Venom,' 'A Star Is Born'

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The Neil Armstrong film "First Man" has landed in third place at the North American box office, behind last weekend's champs "Venom" and "A Star Is Born." Studio estimates on Sunday say that the Ryan Gosling-starrer brought in $16.5 million. More>>

Melania Trump says she might be 'the most bullied person'

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First lady Melania Trump says she thinks she's "the most bullied person" in the world, based on what "people are saying" about her. More>>

Getting better: Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper' named top album in UK

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Beatles classic 'Sgt. Pepper' most popular British album. More>>

UK fans flocked to TV to watch Princess Eugenie's wedding

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The royal wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank was a big hit in terms of TV viewership. More>>

The Latest: Tourists in London react to royal baby news

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Australia and the United States have congratulated Prince Harry and his wife, the former Meghan Markle, after it was announced that the royal couple is expecting their first child. More>>

Lyric Opera of Chicago: Musicians have ratified labor deal

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Lyric Opera says labor deal reached with striking musicians union, ratification vote pending. More>>

Serena Williams talks motherhood, insecurities at conference

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Serena Williams has opened up about parenting, motherhood and her own insecurities during a women's conference in Philadelphia. More>>

Portman calls for action at Hollywood women's luncheon

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Portman, Clooney call for action at Hollywood luncheon. More>>

Queen Latifah 'unable to accept' award for personal reasons

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Queen Latifah is declining an award named for a pioneering opera singer, citing "personal reasons". More>>

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West visit Uganda Video included

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Ugandan officials say Kanye West and his wife, the reality TV star Kim Kardashian West, have arrived in Uganda on a private visit. More>>

Annual black heritage visual exhibit opens at Ohio museum

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An annual Ohio art show will once again highlight black history and culture through several artistic mediums. More>>

The Latest: Almirola wins Talladega in Stewart-Haas rout

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The Latest: Kurt Busch leads Stewart-Haas Racing sweep of 1st stage at Talladega. More>>

Melania Trump says she loves Trump, ignores cheating rumors

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Melania Trump says she has "much more important things to think about and to do" than worry about allegations of President Donald Trump cheating on her, saying she's "a mother and a first lady.". More>>

Biles bothered by new USA Gymnastics CEO's anti-Nike tweet

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Olympic champion Simone Biles is upset about an anti-Nike tweet from USA Gymnastics' interim president and CEO Mary Bono. More>>

Reliever Woodruff's homer stuns Kershaw, Brewers take Game 1

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Reliever Brandon Woodruff stunned ace Clayton Kershaw with a solo home run and the normally shutdown Milwaukee bullpen barely held on as the Brewers beat the sloppy Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series. More>>

Beyonce, Jay Z appear at City of Hope cancer charity event

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Beyonce paid homage to a high-profile music executive being honored at a charity event to raise money for cancer research. More>>

Bill Cosby switches up legal team with appeal looming

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Bill Cosby is switching up his legal team as he looks to appeal his conviction and three- to 10-year sentence in his Pennsylvania sex assault case. More>>

African youth opposition movement aims to drive change

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Popular young opposition leaders from east Africa they are uniting with likeminded people in West and Southern Africa to form a movement to drive change across the continent. More>>

Manhattan DA drops part of Harvey Weinstein case

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Harvey Weinstein is set to appear before a New York judge as his lawyers try to get the charges dismissed in his criminal case. More>>

Crew member dies after fall on set of Mister Rogers movie

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Authorities say a crew member working on a movie about Mister Rogers has died after he suffered an apparent medical emergency and fell two stories off a balcony in western Pennsylvania. More>>

Melania Trump ignores cheating rumors about husband

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Melania Trump plays down a suggestion that allegations of President Donald Trump's philandering have put a strain on their marriage and says she loves her husband. More>>

Princess Eugenie weds her beau at Windsor Castle

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Britain will have its second royal wedding of the year when Princess Eugenie weds a tequila brand ambassador in a gala ceremony on the grounds of Windsor Castle. More>>

The Latest: Missing writer's fiancee says he wasn't nervous

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The Washington Post says the Turkish government has told U.S. officials it has audio and video proof that missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed. More>>

Film academy honors 19 student filmmakers

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Nineteen student filmmakers got the opportunity to "thank the academy" at the actual Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday night in Beverly Hills. More>>

49ers apologize for leaving Kaepernick photos out of gallery

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49ers apologize for initially omitting Kaepernick from photo gallery, citing 'handful of obvious misses'. More>>

NHL criticizes reduction of suspension for Predators' Watson

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NHL issues statement criticizing arbitrator's decision to reduce Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson's suspension. More>>

Lindsey Buckingham sues Fleetwood Mac for kicking him out

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Lindsey Buckingham is suing Fleetwood Mac for kicking him off the band's new tour. More>>

'Legend" author Marie Lu has multimillion dollar book deal

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Author Marie Lu is continuing the story of her million-selling "Legend" series. More>>

Images trickle out of Michael's vast devastation Video included

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Images trickle out of Michael's vast devastation. More>>

Coogler to return as writer-director of 'Black Panther 2'

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Ryan Coogler isn't leaving Wakanda: The filmmaker will write and direct the sequel to 'Black Panther.'. More>>

Belgian wins international cartoon contest in Denmark

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Belgian, French-Iranian and Brazilian artists win the international Niels Bugge Cartoon Award focusing this year on artificial intelligence in competition of more than 1,200 drawings from professional illustrators worldwide. More>>

'Heavenly Bodies' sets heavenly record at Met Museum

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'Heavenly Bodies,' the recent fashion exhibit on Catholicism at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has become its highest attended exhibit, beating out the 1978 King Tut show. More>>

AP Exclusive: Roberta Flack ready to sing again

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Six months after a collapse postponed a concert in her honor, Roberta Flack is being feted again. More>>

The Latest: British designers made Eugenie's wedding dress

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Princess Eugenie has married tequila executive Jack Brooksbank in a solemn ceremony at St. George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle. More>>

Kanye West delivers jaw-dropping performance in Oval Office Video included

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Kanye West delivers a jaw-dropping performance at the Oval Office in a visit with President Donald Trump. More>>

NZ activists dismiss Israel court order over Lorde concert

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New Zealand activists dismiss Israel court order they pay damages for allegedly persuading Lorde to cancel performance. More>>

India's #MeToo comes amid calls for 2013 law's enforcement

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A complaint by a retired Bollywood actress living in the United States alleging sexual harassment on a 2008 movie set has galvanized women in India, but lawyers and activists say a labor law must be more aggressively implemented for #MeToo to succeed. More>>

In black neighborhoods, Trump's economic boasts ring hollow

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The record low rate of black unemployment is one of President Donald Trump's favorite talking points, but that hasn't translated into broader economic gains. More>>

Promoter of failed Fyre Festival gets 6 years in prison

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A federal judge has given the creator of the highly publicized, failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas a six-year prison term. More>>

Israeli court: NZ activists must pay for Lorde cancellation

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An Israeli court has ordered two New Zealand women to pay over $12,000 in damages for allegedly helping persuade the pop singer Lorde to cancel a performance in Israel. More>>

Fox News cutting back on Trump rally coverage

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Fox News Channel has pulled back from covering the entirety of President Trump's campaign rallies. More>>

The Latest: Trump delivers a jaw-dropping WH performance

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President Donald Trump Donald has welcomed Kanye West to the White House, and says the rapper "has been a friend for a long time.". More>>

Kanye West, in 'MAGA' hat, delivers surreal Oval Office show Video included

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President Donald Trump is having lunch with rapper Kanye West, who he says has been a longtime friend. More>>

Kid Rock comes to White House as Trump signs royalty bill Video included

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President Donald Trump is welcoming musicians including Kid Rock to the White House as he signs legislation that overhauls the way music is licensed and songwriters compensated. More>>

Kaepernick, Chappelle getting Harvard black culture awards

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Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being saluted by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture. More>>

Ex-FBI official says his book has been delayed by FBI review

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Former FBI acting Director Andrew McCabe says his book has been delayed because of an FBI review and he's concerned he's been singled out for what he calls "irregular unfair treatment.". More>>

Country women applaud CMT for all-female awards show

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Country's biggest stars are applauding CMT for honoring all-female artists at their Artists of the Year awards show. More>>

Sale on for Banksy painting that self-destructed at auction

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Sotheby's says the winning bidder for a Banksy painting that self-destructed during an auction last week has decided to through with the purchase. More>>

Kathleen Turner to make Metropolitan Opera debut

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Kathleen Turner will make an unexpected Metropolitan Opera debut in Donizetti's "The Daughter of the Regiment" in the non-singing role of the Duchess of Krakenthorp. More>>

American Revolution museum honors filmmaker Ken Burns

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Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns is being honored in Philadelphia with an award from the Museum of the American Revolution. More>>

The Latest: NYPD probing detective conduct in Weinstein case

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Manhattan's district attorney has dropped part of the criminal case against Harvey Weinstein. More>>

Michelle Obama launches Global Girls Alliance for education

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Michelle Obama has launched a program to help empower girls worldwide through education. More>>

Coroner: Verne Troyer death suicide by alcohol intoxication

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The Los Angeles County coroner says diminutive actor Verne Troyer died last April of suicide by alcohol intoxication. More>>

Former 'Top Chef' contestant writes she has year to live

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Former "Top Chef" Fatima Ali says she has a year to live. More>>

Will Smith reveals first post for Disney's 'Aladdin'

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Will Smith can't wait for Disney's remake of "Aladdin.". More>>

Rapper Fabolous faces domestic violence, threats charges

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A grand jury in New Jersey has indicted rapper Fabolous on counts of domestic violence and making terroristic threats. More>>

For sale: Bernie Taupin lyrics to Elton John's 'Your Song'

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An auction house says it will offer the handwritten lyrics from "Your Song" _ the "crown jewel of the Elton John and Bernie Taupin songbook.". More>>

Berlin by Stormy: Trump accuser opens German erotica show

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Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who says she had sex with Donald Trump and was paid by the U.S. president's lawyer to keep quiet, is taking her show on the road. More>>

Colson Whitehead novel 'The Nickel Boys' coming next July

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Colson Whitehead's next novel after "The Underground Railroad" is another look at the country's tragic past. More>>

'Real Housewives' husband Joe Giudice to be deported

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The husband of "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice has been ordered deported back to Italy once he is released from prison next year. More>>

AP: Cardi B, Post Malone won't compete for new artist Grammy

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Cardi B and Post Malone marked major breakthroughs in the last year, but the rap stars won't compete for best new artist at the 2019 Grammy Awards, The Associated Press has learned. More>>

Study: Women make TV directing job gains, minorities lag

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A study says more women are being hired to direct TV series episodes, but progress for minority directors is lagging. More>>

Appeals court: Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be released

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A New York federal appeals court says a new Lynyrd Skynyrd film can be released despite a dispute over the band's intentions. More>>

Steve McQueen's thriller 'Widows' opens London Film Festival

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The London Film Festival is kicking off with the European premiere of British director Steve McQueen's whip-smart heist thriller "Widows.". More>>

Former MLB star Lenny Dykstra indicted for drugs, threats

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A grand jury in New Jersey has indicted former baseball star Lenny Dykstra on drug and other charges. More>>

From 'special seed' to 2,170-pound winning pumpkin Video included

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A commercial pilot from Oregon says "one special seed" and months of care produced a massive pumpkin that tipped the scales at a contest in Northern California. More>>

Taylor Swift wins big at AMAs and encourages fans to vote Video included

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Taylor Swift is having a big week: She first broke her long-standing refusal to discuss politics Sunday and now she's going to give her first awards show performance in three years at the American Music Awards. More>>

Lauren Groff, Jhumpa Lahiri among book award finalists

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A story collection by Lauren Groff, an Italian novel translated by Jhumpa Lahiri and poetry by Terrance Hayes were among the finalists announced Wednesday for the National Book Awards. More>>

TV academy's first black chair to step down after 2 years

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The TV academy's first African-American chairman is stepping down after two years. More>>

Nicks, Def Leppard among first-time rock hall nominees

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Steve Nicks, Def Leppard and Todd Rundgren are among the first-time nominees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. More>>

From Catholicism to Camp: New Met Gala theme revealed

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Next year's Met Gala theme will be 'camp,' organizers revealed on Tuesday, a shift in tone and content from this year's meditation on Catholicism. More>>

Gunn, fired from 'Guardians,' to write new 'Suicide Squad'

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James Gunn was fired from Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy," but now he's headed to DC Comics. More>>

Cardi B, Shawn Mendes to perform on Jingle Ball tour

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Cardi B, Shawn Mendes and Calvin Harris are set to perform on the iHeartradio Jingle Ball Tour later this year. More>>

Taylor Swift makes politics personal with endorsement Video included

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Taylor Swift jumped into politics with a rare endorsement, but her focus on gender issues and LGBTQ rights made her political statement a personal one. More>>

Prince George, Princess Charlotte get royal wedding roles

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Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be among the pageboys and bridesmaids at the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank. More>>

Stolen Stradivarius found after decades comes to life again

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The Stradivarius stolen from violinist Roman Totenberg and found decades later has a new life _ under the chin of an 18-year-old virtuoso. More>>

Kanye West to visit Trump, discuss prison reform, violence Video included

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Rapper Kanye West has been invited to the White House to have lunch with President Donald Trump and meet with Jared Kushner to talk about manufacturing, prison reform, preventing gang violence and reducing violence in Chicago. More>>

The Latest: Swift wins at AMAs, encourages fans to vote Video included

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Taylor Swift kicked off the 2018 American Music Awards, marking her first awards show performance in three years. More>>

George Taliaferro, 1st black drafted by NFL team, dies at 91

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George Taliaferro, Indiana running back and 1st black player drafted by an NFL team, dies at 91. More>>

Lyric Opera musicians go on strike, threatening opera season

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The orchestra of the Lyric Opera of Chicago has walked off the job. More>>

Turkey to search Saudi Consulate for missing journalist Video included

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Washington Post publishes image it describes as the last surveillance photograph of its missing Saudi contributor. More>>

Fox News draws a big audience for final Kavanaugh vote

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The U.S. Senate's vote confirming Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was a time to celebrate at Fox News Channel. The network recorded its biggest Saturday audience in more than a decade. More>>

NBC's 'Songland' contest to search for hit tunesmiths

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Songwriters get the spotlight in a new NBC talent contest. More>>

Young activist to make TV debut as transgender superhero

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A Maine activist who won a lawsuit over using the girls' bathroom at her school is making her debut as what is believed to be TV's first transgender superhero. More>>

Filmmaker Richard Linklater directs anti-Ted Cruz web ad

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Filmmaker Richard Linklater is the latest celebrity wading into the tight U.S. Senate race in Texas with a social media ad attacking Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. More>>

EgyptAir seeks to shift blame for Drew Barrymore interview

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EgyptAir seeks to shift blame to local advertising agency for bizarre Drew Barrymore article. More>>

Eagles' Joe Walsh tells his addiction story at gala evening

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Former Eagles singer, songwriter, guitarist describes his rock bottom as alcoholic. More>>

Swedish girl Saga pulls out pre-Viking era sword from lake

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Her name means an Old Nordic tale about heroic accomplishment and that's what she did: Saga found a pre-Viking-era sword over the summer in a southern Sweden lake. More>>

10 hurt in Hollywood promotional event by rapper Phora

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Authorities say 10 people have been injured at a Hollywood rap event after a possible stampede. More>>

Weinstein due in court as judge mulls motion to dismiss case

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Harvey Weinstein is due in court this week as a New York judge weighs the movie mogul's bid to have some or all of his sexual assault case thrown out. More>>

University head recommends covering controversial murals

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A set of Depression-era murals at New Mexico's largest university are being targeted by some faculty and students for their depictions of Hispanic and Native Americans. More>>

Elie Wiesel bust unveiled in Romania to mark Holocaust day

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A bust of Romania-born writer Elie Wiesel has been unveiled in Bucharest on the country's national Holocaust remembrance day. More>>

Miss America Organization strikes back at rebellious states

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The Miss America Organization is striking back against state pageant groups who revolted against the national leadership in the run-up to this year's swimsuit-less competition. More>>

Netflix to bring new US production hub to New Mexico

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Netflix says it has chosen Albuquerque as the site of a new U.S. production hub and is in final negotiations to buy an existing multimillion-dollar studio complex on the city's southern edge. More>>

Violinist, professor, pastor among 25 'genius grant' winners

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A violinist who organizes concerts for the homeless and a pastor who protests against voter suppression are among this year's MacArthur fellows and recipients of so-called genius grants. More>>

Trump says he likes Swift's music less post-endorsement Video included

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President Donald Trump says he likes superstar Taylor Swift's music "about 25 percent less now" that she's endorsed two Democratic candidates in Tennessee. More>>

Amandla Stenberg: I'm still finding my voice

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At 19, Amandla Stenberg has become the face of a new Hollywood, one that fuses the personal with the political. More>>

Box office top 20: 'Venom,' 'A Star Is Born'

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Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man" spinoff "Venom" and Bradley Cooper's acclaimed remake "A Star Is Born" fueled the best-ever October weekend at North American theaters. More>>

Meghan McCain makes tearful return to 'The View'

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Meghan McCain is back on "The View" for the first time since the August death of her father, Sen. John McCain. More>>

Arnold Kopelson, 'Platoon' producer, dies at 83

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Arnold Kopelson, producer of the Oscar-winning "Platoon," dies at 83. More>>

Former Trump aide Hope Hicks to work at Fox company

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Hope Hicks, former communications director to President Trump, has landed a job as communications chief of the revamped Fox company. More>>

Turkey seeks answers from Saudi Arabia on missing journalist Video included

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Turkish official: Saudi ambassador summoned to request Riyadh's cooperation in probe over missing journalist. More>>

Cuomo says limo shouldn't have been on road; victims mourned Video included

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The manager of a store where a limo crash killed 20 people says the intersection where it occurred has long been dangerous. More>>

Hillary and Bill Clinton to go on tour this year

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Now that Beyonce and Jay-Z are off the road, another power couple is taking their place: Hillary and Bill Clinton. More>>

Police: Twins' Sano will not face charges for incident in DR

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Minnesota Twins player Miguel Sano was under investigation Monday in the Dominican Republic after the third baseman was involved in a traffic incident that injured a police officer. More>>

Statue of Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell unveiled

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A life-size, bronze statue of late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has been unveiled at a Seattle museum. More>>

First woman Doctor Who wants to be a role model to all Video included

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Jodie Whittaker, the first woman to lead 'Doctor Who' wants to be a role model to all; New York Comic Con fans react positively. More>>

Taylor Swift breaks political silence, backs Tennessee Dems Video included

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Music superstar Taylor Swift says she's voting for Tennessee's Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen, breaking her long-standing refusal to discuss anything politics. More>>

Former first daughter Barbara Bush gets married

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Former first daughter Barbara Bush has gotten married. More>>

Cosby lawyers ask court to void conviction, prison sentence

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Bill Cosby's lawyers want a Pennsylvania court to overturn his conviction and 3- to 10-year sentence in his Pennsylvania sex assault case because of what they call a string of trial errors. More>>

Dutch king and queen to travel to Britain for state visit

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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands will travel to London later this month on a state visit that the Dutch government says will take them from Buckingham Palace to Brixton. More>>

Royalty, fans turn out for Caballe's funeral in Barcelona

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Royalty, political leaders and fans are attending the funeral in Barcelona of Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe. More>>

Comedian Katt Williams jailed on assault charges in Oregon

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Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a hired driver during an argument about taking him and his dog from the Portland, Oregon, airport to a performance in the city. More>>

Scott Wilson, 'In Cold Blood' and 'Walking Dead' actor, dies

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Scott Wilson, who played the murderer Robert Hickock in 1967's "In Cold Blood" and was a series regular on "The Walking Dead," has died. More>>

'Venom' sets October record with $80M; 'Star Is Born' soars

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The Sony comic-book movie "Venom" has shrugged off bad reviews to shatter the October box-office record with an $80 million debut. More>>

Fanfare, red velvet cake for Princess Eugenie's wedding

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There will be military fanfare and red velvet cake when Princess Eugenie weds this week, in Britain's second royal wedding of the year. More>>

Banksy artwork self-destructs just after $1.4 million sale

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A Banksy artwork has self-destructed moments after being sold at auction for 1.04 million pounds ($1.4 million), in a prank apparently orchestrated by the elusive street artist. More>>

#MeToo movement sends Hollywood figures into exile, not jail

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In the year since Harvey Weinstein's downfall, the #MeToo movement sends dozens of offenders into exile but few to jail. More>>

Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe dies at 85

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Montserrat Caballe, a Spanish opera singer renowned for her bel canto technique and her interpretations of the roles of Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti, has died. More>>

The Latest: Queen guitarist calls Caballe 'inspiration'

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King Felipe VI has expressed his condolences for the death of Montserrat Caballe, calling the Spanish opera singer "a legend of universal culture.". More>>

Tina Turner reveals husband gave her kidney for transplant

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Tina Turner has revealed that she underwent a kidney transplant with an organ donated by her husband. More>>

'The Hate U Give' screenwriter Audrey Wells dies at 58

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'The Hate U Give' screenwriter Audrey Wells, who also directed 'Under the Tuscan Sun,' dies at 58. More>>

Bjerregaard wrecks Hatton's hopes of Dunhill hat trick

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Lucas Bjerregaard of Denmark wrecked Tyrrell Hatton's hopes of winning the Dunhill Links Championship for a third straight year when he shot a 5-under 67 in the final round. More>>

Mormon no more: Tabernacle Choir renamed in big church shift

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The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has been renamed to drop the word "Mormon," showing that the church's new president is serious about ending shorthand names for the faith. More>>

Winners announced in international ArtPrize competition

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Winners of the 10th international ArtPrize competition in western Michigan have been announced. More>>

The Situation gets 8-month sentence in federal tax case

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Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino is scheduled to find out whether he will be headed to prison or headed home. More>>

Amid rape case, Ronaldo asks for space to celebrate goal

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Cristiano Ronaldo is back in Juventus' starting lineup, a week after a Nevada woman filed a civil lawsuit accusing him of rape nine years ago. More>>

Ray Galton, writer of classic British sitcoms, dies at 88

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Screenwriter Ray Galton, who co-wrote the landmark British comedy series "Hancock's Half Hour" and "Steptoe and Son," has died at age 88. More>>

Ronaldo goal helps Juventus extend perfect start in Serie A

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Cristiano Ronaldo's form doesn't appear affected by a lawsuit accusing him of rape. More>>

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