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Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

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The Sesame Street company is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum. More>>

Mark Wahlberg buying auto dealership in Ohio

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Mark Wahlberg wants you to see the U.S.A in a Chevrolet as he launches first car dealership. More>>

Paramount fires its top television executive over comments

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Paramount says it has fired the head of its television division for making unspecified inappropriate statements that drew complaints from employees. More>>

Thailand seeks control over movies about cave ordeal

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Thailand's military government says it wants to have control over how movies portray the ordeal and heroic rescue this month of young soccer players that drew worldwide interest and the attention of foreign filmmakers. More>>

Comic-Con fans go wild meeting first female 'Doctor Who' Video included

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"Doctor Who" fans -- some wearing their favorite Dr. Who costumes -- boisterously welcome newcomer Jodie Whittaker at Comic-Con session. More>>

Ted Williams' Mexican-American heritage explored in PBS film

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A new film explores Ted Williams, often called the greatest baseball hitter who ever lived, as he struggled with his Mexican-American heritage and his volatile relationship with his family and the press. More>>

Widower wins court battle for estate of 'Thorn Birds' author

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An Australian judge has ruled that best-selling author Colleen McCullough's widower is the sole beneficiary of her estate following a bitter court wrangle. More>>

Sales jump for book by former US ambassador to Russia

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A memoir by the former U.S. ambassador whom Russian officials say they want to interview is in the top 10 on Amazon.com. More>>

Walter White may appear in 'Better Call Saul,' creator says

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Walter White may appear in 'Breaking Bad' spinoff 'Better Call Saul' before the show ends, says creator Vince Gilligan. More>>

4 indicted in Florida shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

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A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion. More>>

Disney announces new Star Wars 'Clone Wars' episodes

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Disney says it will release new episodes of the Star Wars animated series 'The Clone Wars' on its upcoming streaming platform. More>>

CNN chief Jeff Zucker undergoing heart surgery

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CNN's top executive, Jeff Zucker, tells staff members that he's taking six weeks off for elective heart surgery. More>>

Disney streaming could get boost as Comcast drops Fox bid

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Comcast drops out of fight for control of Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment business. More>>

Brazilian police arrest 'Dr. Bumbum' after patient dies

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Brazilian police have arrested celebrated plastic surgeon Denis Cesar Barros Furtado, who had been on the run since a patient died following injections he gave her to enlarge her buttocks. More>>

DC Universe sets pricing plan for digital subscription

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A digital subscription service for DC Comics superfans is launching in fall of 2018 and has set its annual membership fee at $74.99. More>>

Attacking 'hysterical' media a go-to segment at Fox

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Fox News doubles down on attacks against "hysterical" media after Trump-Putin summit. More>>

Airman who inspired 'Good Morning, Vietnam' film has died

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The man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam" has died. More>>

Comic-Con programming kicks off with 'The Predator'

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Comic-Con programming kicks off with 'The Predator'. More>>

The Beatles' 'All You Need Is Love' adapted for picture book

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Two new children's books will add pictures to the words of John Lennon and Paul McCartney. More>>

Bruce Springsteen surprises audience at Billy Joel concert

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Bruce Springsteen propped himself on top of Billy Joel's piano to sing a duet with The Piano Man, who was celebrating a milestone Wednesday night. More>>

Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs

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Survivors of abuse by disgraced doctor join hands on stage, accept courage award at ESPYs. More>>

'Brady Bunch' house for sale for nearly $1.9M

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The home featured in the opening and closing scenes of "The Brady Bunch" is for sale for $1.885 million. More>>

A Comic-Con without Marvel, HBO gives others a chance to pop

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A Comic-Con without Marvel's 'Avengers,' HBO's 'Game of Thrones,' gives others a chance to pop. More>>

Giant statue of bare-chested Jeff Goldblum pops up in London Video included

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Londoners and tourists alike have been bemused to find a giant statue of a bare-chested Jeff Goldblum next to the city's iconic Tower Bridge. More>>

Harvey Weinstein asks judge to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit

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Harvey Weinstein's lawyers say Ashley Judd's allegations that he tried to hurt her career after she rejected him sexually are baseless, and they have asked a judge to dismiss her lawsuit against him. More>>

Firefly Music fest sold to Coachella producer AEG Presents

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The Firefly Music Festival has been sold to AEG Presents, the producer behind Coachella. More>>

City attorney criticizes law used to arrest Stormy Daniels

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An Ohio city attorney has recommended that the state law police cited to arrest porn actress Stormy Daniels should not be enforced. More>>

Gary Beach, who won a Tony in 'The Producers,' dies at 70

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Gary Beach, a Broadway veteran whose portrayal of a terrible theater director in "The Producers" won him a Tony Award, has died at age 70. More>>

Jay-Z unhappy 'Made in America' leaving Philadelphia parkway

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Jay-Z says he's disappointed his Philadelphia "Made in America" festival will not be held in "the heart of the city" after this year. More>>

MLB: Hader must take sensitivity training after tweets

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Major League Baseball says Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader will be required to go through sensitivity training after racist and homophobic tweets of his resurfaced during the All-Star Game. More>>

Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show to be seen on Netflix

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Bruce Springsteen announced Wednesday that Netflix will broadcast his one-man show's final performance on Dec. 15. More>>

'The Dark Knight' returning to IMAX screens in August

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"The Dark Knight" is returning to the big screen _ four massive IMAX screens to be precise _ in celebration of its 10th anniversary. More>>

Chris Christie to 'set record straight' in 'Let Me Finish'

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Chris Christie has a book coming out next year and he doesn't plan on holding back. More>>

Blockbuster not yet selling Russell Crowe's jockstrap

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Everything in the Blockbuster video stores closing in Alaska is for sale, except the celebrity jockstrap. More>>

ESPYs host Danica Patrick falls flat in opening monologue

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Danica Patrick's monologue to open the ESPYs went over like, well, a flat tire at the Indianapolis 500. More>>

Rock icon Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case

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British rock icon Cliff Richard has won his privacy case against the BBC for its coverage of a police raid at his home. More>>

San Francisco bans tour buses from 'Full House' residence

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The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is banning tour buses near a house made famous by the popular 1990s sitcom "Full House.". More>>

Robin Williams speaks for himself in new HBO documentary Video included

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A new documentary on Robin Williams tells the late comedian's story using primarily his own voice. More>>

World Cup finale reaches 16 million viewers in U.S.

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The World Cup final between France and Croatia reached 16 million viewers Sunday on Fox and Telemundo. More>>

Trump, Melania Trump mourn fallen Secret Service agent

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The body of a Secret Service agent who passed away in Scotland during President Donald Trump's trip to Europe was being returned to the United States on Wednesday. More>>

Book by rising Democratic star Kamala Harris coming in 2019

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Sen. Kamala Harris, a rising star in the Democratic Party and a possible 2020 presidential contender, has a book deal. More>>

Study finds dramatic increase in 2018 Sundance attendance

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An economic impact study estimates that attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year. More>>

Chris Christie to 'set record straight' in 'Let Me Finish'

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Chris Christie has a book coming out next year and he doesn't plan on holding back. More>>

Destiny's Child singer Williams seeks mental health help

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Destiny's Child singer Michelle Williams says she's seeking help for the depression she has struggled with for years. More>>

Correction: All-Star-Hader Tweets story

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Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader took responsibility for racist and homophobic tweets that resurfaced while he was pitching in the All-Star Game. More>>

Grammy Awards to air on CBS from Los Angeles on Feb. 10

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The 61st annual Grammy Awards will return to Los Angeles and air on CBS on Feb. 10, 2019. More>>

The Latest: Bregman named All-Star Game MVP for go-ahead HR

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Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is defending teams' reluctance to sign free agents last offseason. More>>

APNewsBreak: Author John Irving wins literary peace award

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The author of novels such as "The World According to Garp" and "The Cider House Rules" that examine the complexities of sexual differences and other social issues is this year's winner of a lifetime achievement award. More>>

Lin-Manuel Miranda to publish a picture book

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Lin-Manuel Miranda is working on a picture book that he hopes will inspire young people. More>>

Nickelodeon announces new 'Rugrats' episodes, movie

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Tommy, Chuckie and the 'Rugrats' gang to be featured in new TV and movie deal. More>>

Michael Lewis releasing audio book on weather forecasting

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Michael Lewis' next work of reporting focuses on one of the lesser known parts of the federal government: the Department of Commerce. More>>

Johnny Depp settles lawsuits involving former managers

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Johnny Depp has settled lawsuits with his former business managers that put a spotlight on the actor's spending. More>>

Prince Harry, Meghan visit Nelson Mandela exhibition

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Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have visited an exhibition in London charting the life of Nelson Mandela. More>>

John A. Stormer, popular right-wing author, dies at 90

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John A. Stormer, wrote conservative best-seller 'None Dare Call It Treason,' dies at 90 in Missouri. More>>

Cardi B leads MTV VMA nods with 10; Beyonce, Jay-Z nab 8

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The year of Cardi B continues _ this time with 10 MTV Video Music Award nominations. More>>

Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen push back against Sarah Palin

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Showtime and Sacha Baron Cohen are pushing back against allegations the comedian's new show duped his guests by posing as a disabled veteran. More>>

Stormy Daniels set to perform in Ohio 3 weeks after arrest

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Porn star Stormy Daniels is set to return to Ohio next month, three weeks after her arrest at a Columbus strip club on charges that were later dropped. More>>

Reality TV star charged over scuffle with hotel security

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Los Angeles prosecutors have charged reality TV star Farrah Abraham with two misdemeanor charges over a scuffle with a Beverly Hills hotel security guard last month. More>>

Box Office Top 20: 'Hotel Transylvania 3' beats 'Skyscraper'

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Box Office Top 20: 'Hotel Transylvania 3' beats 'Skyscraper'. More>>

Union opens probe into veteran Broadway actor's suicide

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A union has opened an investigation into a veteran Broadway actor's suicide, which happened a week after what his friends say was a grueling, demoralizing rehearsal. More>>

CNN's Cooper calls Trump's summit performance 'disgraceful'

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CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper is labeling President Donald Trump's performance at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin "disgraceful.". More>>

Hulk Hogan reinstated into wrestling Hall of Fame

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World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has reinstated Hulk Hogan to its Hall of Fame, three years after he was found to have used racial slurs in a conversation caught on a sex tape. More>>

Statelessness a hurdle for some boys rescued from Thai cave

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The 12 boys and coach of the Wild Boars youth soccer team who were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand last are a multi-ethnic, cross-border crew, but some of them cannot even count on a permanent home because they are stateless. More>>

APNewsBreak: State gets 5 more sports betting applications

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It's already late in the fourth quarter for some gambling companies' plan to offer legal sports betting in New Jersey before football season starts. More>>

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper to receive Walter Cronkite Award

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Arizona State University is awarding its 2018 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to CNN anchor Anderson Cooper. More>>

Madonna back in Malawi; now considering soccer academy

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Madonna returns to Malawi for first anniversary of medical facility named after one of her adopted children. More>>

Eagles QB Wentz weds girlfriend in lakeside ceremony

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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz married his longtime girlfriend Maddie Oberg in a lakeside ceremony over the weekend that thrilled some fans in boats. More>>

Royals release new photos to mark Prince Louis's christening

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Kensington Palace has released family photos of Prince Louis in the arms of his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, to mark the baby boy's christening. More>>

'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

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"Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust. More>>

Yvette Nicole Brown is interim guest host of 'Walking Dead'

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Yvette Nicole Brown is filling in for Chris Hardwick as host of "The Walking Dead" and "Talking Dead" while AMC Networks reviews sexual-assault allegations against Hardwick. More>>

Rapper buys every seat in house, takes strangers to movies

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A Maine rapper surprised moviegoers with free tickets to a sci-fi satire movie in Portland, Maine. More>>

Lebanon must investigate torture claims by actor, HRW says

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The New York-based Human Rights Watch is calling on Lebanese authorities to investigate allegations of torture made by a well-known actor who was detained and later exonerated of charges of spying for Israel. More>>

Saudi Arabia bans many video games after children's deaths

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Saudi Arabia says it's banning a long list of popular video games after allegations surfaced that two children killed themselves after being encouraged to do so in an online game. More>>

Iran arrests 46 in fresh crackdowns on Instagram models

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Report: Authorities arrest 46 in crackdown on models in Iran. More>>

Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101

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Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101. More>>

Lawsuit filed against 'S-Town' podcast creators by estate

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The estate of the man at the center of the popular "S-Town" podcast is suing the show's creators, saying the podcast exploited details of his private life for financial gain. More>>

Scarlett Johansson pulls out of trans drama after backlash

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Scarlett Johansson has pulled out of the film "Rub & Tug" after her plans to portray a transgender man prompted a backlash. More>>

Woman charged with hacking Selena Gomez's email

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A woman has been charged with 11 felonies stemming from the hacking of the email of Selena Gomez and one of the singer's associates. More>>

Trump attacks CNN, NBC and British paper in news conference

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President Trump attacked CNN, NBC and the British tabloid The Sun in a contentious news conference after meeting with British prime minister. More>>

'Downton Abbey' movie to shoot this summer

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Three years after going off the air, "Downton Abbey" is coming back as a movie. More>>

The Latest: Pussy Riot charged in protest at World Cup final

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has formally passed the torch to Qatar for the World Cup in 2022. More>>

Baron Cohen pranks 2 more celebrity politicians for show

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Defeated U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore says he's among a group of conservative political figures who were duped into appearing in actor Sacha Baron Cohen's upcoming television series. More>>

Degenkolb masters cobblestones as Porte crashes out of Tour

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The highly awaited cobblestoned Stage 9 of the Tour de France is underway and already has claimed its first victim. More>>

Awkward timing for Russia probe indictments

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Awkward timing for announcement of new Russia probe indictments, just as Trump is meeting queen. More>>

Emmy diversity gets a boost from Ricky Martin, Issa Rae

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Sterling K. Brown and Donald Glover aren't such Emmy outliers this year. More>>

2 purported sons of Charles Manson out of battle over estate

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A Los Angeles judge has eliminated two purported sons of Charles Manson from the battle over his estate. More>>

Out of adversity, Modric and Croatia to play for World Cup

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Although small in stature, Luka Modric wields a big influence when he is on the soccer field. More>>

The clash: World Cup, Wimbledon men's finals could overlap

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The clash: World Cup final between France and Croatia could overlap Wimbledon men's singles final, which starts less than 2 hours earlier. More>>

World's ugliest dog dies weeks after winning title

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A 9-year-old English bulldog has died just weeks after winning the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest. More>>

The Latest: Trump in Scotland for weekend at golf course

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President Donald Trump has departed Windsor Castle after tea with Queen Elizabeth II. More>>

Oklahoma town doubles in population for Woody Guthrie fest

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Woody Guthrie's eastern Oklahoma hometown has doubled in population as thousands gather for a music festival in his honor. More>>

Melania Trump dutifully tries her hand at lawn bowls

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U.S. first lady Melania Trump mingled with British veterans and schoolchildren _ and had a go at a game of lawn bowls _ as she made a solo outing to a historic London retirement home for formers soldiers Friday. More>>

FOP chief denies politics played role in porn actress arrest

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Porn star Stormy Daniels has performed at an Ohio strip club a day after police arrested her at another club. More>>

Protests, diplomatic backflips mark Trump's visit to England Video included

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President Donald Trump is dishing up a fresh dose of chaos in England after he left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels. More>>

Christine Noestlinger, Austrian children's book author, dies

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Christine Noestlinger, an Austrian author best known for her children's books such as "Fiery Frederica" and "Fly Away Home," has died at the age of 81. More>>

Streaming rules Emmys as Netflix snaps 17-year HBO streak Video included

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Blockbuster movies typically are snubbed by the Oscars, leaving fans grumbling, but the Emmys honor popular shows like 'Game of Thrones.'. More>>

Television academy: thumbs down on the latest reboots

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Between 'Roseanne,' 'Will & Grace' and 'Twin Peaks,' the television academy largely snubbed rebooted series -- even ones that had gotten positive reviews. More>>

Royal etiquette for the Trumps' visit: Don't kiss the queen

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President Donald Trump is coming to Britain fresh from a confrontational NATO summit that featured stinging criticism of America's closest allies, but he's likely to tone down that stance when he takes tea Friday with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. More>>

Comcast, Fox both raise bids as they reach for Sky

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Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has increased its bid to take full control of Sky in a prolonged battle with Comcast for the lucrative pay TV service. More>>

The Latest: Stormy Daniels performs at 2nd Ohio club

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Stormy Daniels says in a statement released through her lawyer that as a result of her arrest at a Columbus, Ohio, strip club, she will not perform Thursday night. More>>

UK: Man gets life in prison for promoting Prince George plot

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An alleged Islamic State group supporter who encouraged attacks on 4-year-old Prince George of Britain has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 25 years. More>>

The Latest: Trump, queen getting acquainted over tea

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President Donald Trump is continuing to court controversy during his trip to Europe. More>>

Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US

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Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the rest of the nation. More>>

Dartmouth hosting conference on race featuring Cornel West

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Dartmouth College is hosting a conference marking the 25th anniversary of "Race Matters" by Cornel West. More>>

Bourdain gets posthumous Emmy noms for 'Parts Unknown'

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Anthony Bourdain, who took his life in June, received posthumous Emmy nominations on Thursday for his CNN series, 'Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.'. More>>

An Emmy from being an EGOT: John Legend, Pasek & Paul nearby

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Music stars in competition for Emmys this year includes John Legend, Bruno Mars and Sara Bareilles. More>>

Police say they made an 'error' in arresting Stormy Daniels

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Stormy Daniels' lawyer says the porn actress has been arrested at an Ohio strip club after she let patrons touch her in violation of a state law. More>>

Producers plan movie about Thai cave rescue

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Christian movie producers, already on the ground in Thailand, plan movie about cave rescue. More>>

The Latest: Ukraine's leader backs Trump on German gas deal

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NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is insisting that Georgia will one day join the world's biggest security alliance, despite separatist ambitions in parts of the former Soviet republic. More>>

Police had previously responded to Bills star's home

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Police say they responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in a home invasion. More>>

Tyler Perry warns his fans about fake Facebook offers

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Tyler Perry is warning fans not to be scammed by false Facebook offers. More>>

Kellen Winslow Jr. charged with 2003 rape of teenager

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Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been charged with raping an unconscious teenager 15 years ago. More>>

The Latest: No time for Samira Wiley to process Emmys nom

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The Latest: 70th annual Emmy nominations announcement begins. More>>

Ex-Knicks star Charles Oakley arrested at Las Vegas casino

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Enforcement agents with Nevada's casino regulatory agency are accusing former NBA player Charles Oakley of gambling fraud. More>>

The Latest: British hopes alive in Wimbledon mixed doubles

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The 11th Wimbledon semifinal for Serena Williams is underway on Centre Court. More>>

Rebel Wilson back in Australian courts in defamation appeal

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Rebel Wilson has applied to Australia's highest court to increase the comic actress's payout from a defamation case against a magazine publisher. More>>

Donate to Cynthia Nixon campaign for NY governor, win a bong

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Cynthia Nixon fans who agree with the former 'Sex and the City' star that marijuana should be legalized can support her campaign for governor of New York by entering a contest to win a bong. More>>

'The Rock' joining group that champions rights for disabled

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Dwayne Johnson plays an amputee in his latest movie, and now he's jumping in to help people with disabilities in real life. More>>

More than a dozen books excerpted in romance compilation

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A long-awaited novel from Judith McNaught and new works from Jane Feather and Denise Hunter will be among more than a dozen books excerpted in a free, online compilation of romance fiction. More>>

J.J. Watt donates $10K to help fallen firefighter's family

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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has donated $10,000 to help the family of a Wisconsin firefighter killed in an explosion. More>>

Lawyer: NFL star LeSean McCoy orchestrated assault of woman

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The lawyer for the ex-girlfriend of NFL star LeSean McCoy says the Buffalo Bills running back orchestrated an attack that left her bloody amid attempts to get her to leave his suburban Atlanta mansion. More>>

Estefans: Immigration debate has fueled reaction to musical Video included

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As immigration debate has heated up, Gloria and Emilio Estefan said they have noticed amped-up audience reaction to certain scenes in their biographical musical 'On Your Feet!'. More>>

Boseman plans '17 Bridges' as 'Black Panther' follow-up

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Chadwick Boseman will step out of Wakanda for the New York police drama "17 Bridges." STX Entertainment announced Wednesday that Boseman will star as a disgraced NYPD detective thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer. More>>

New 'RoboCop' sequel to be directed by Neill Blomkamp

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MGM is developing the sequel "RoboCop Returns" with "District 9" and "Elysium" filmmaker Neill Blomkamp to direct. More>>

Judge approves revised Weinstein Co. bankruptcy sale plan

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A Delaware bankruptcy judge has approved a revised plan for the sale of the Weinstein Co., the studio forced into bankruptcy by the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. More>>

Shannade Clermont from 'Bad Girls Club' charged in theft

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A former cast member of the television reality series "Bad Girls Club" has been arrested on charges alleging she stole debit card information from a man she visited on a prostitution date. More>>

US first lady welcomed in Belgium with music and fashion

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U.S. first lady Melania Trump visits music academy near Brussels with other spouses on the sidelines of NATO summit. More>>

University of Kansas removes altered US flag art

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The chancellor at the University of Kansas has agreed to have an art display that includes an altered U.S. flag taken down, after Gov. Jeff Colyer and other GOP political candidates complained it was disrespectful. More>>

Singer John Mellencamp awarded Woody Guthrie Prize

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Singer and songwriter John Mellencamp has been chosen to receive the Woody Guthrie Prize presented by the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. More>>

Alaska plane survivor: 'For those wondering I'm alive' Video included

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Four survivors of a plane crash in southeast Alaska were taken to Seattle for additional care. More>>

The Latest: Trump questions value of NATO, slams Germany Video included

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President Donald Trump is pressing NATO allies to bolster their defense spending as he opens talks with leaders of the military alliance. More>>

H.R. McMaster book scheduled for 2020

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H.R. McMaster, the lieutenant general who endured a troubled year as President Donald Trump's national security adviser, has a book deal. More>>

Swinging '60s styles up for auction from Sharon Tate estate

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Mini-dresses and a wedding dress are among the items from the estate of actress Sharon Tate that are going up for auction by Los Angeles-based Julien's Auctions. More>>

Police: 'Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta' star hit valet on head

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A "Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta" star added another mugshot to her collection after police say she refused orders from officers and hit a valet on the head. More>>

Good Charlotte to headline benefit concert for 5 slain Video included

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The city of Annapolis will hold a benefit concert featuring Maryland-based rockers Good Charlotte to honor the five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom. More>>

Cardi B announces birth of daughter on Instagram

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Cardi B is celebrating the birth of her first child with Instagram post. More>>

Whitney Houston's mom expresses 'shock' over abuse claims

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Whitney Houston's mother says allegations that her superstar daughter and her son were molested by her niece are 'unfathomable'. More>>

Sarah Palin claims Sacha Baron Cohen duped her for talk

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Sarah Palin says she was "duped.". More>>

Correction: Alaska-Plane Crash story

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Authorities say no deaths have been reported after a plane believed to be carrying 11 people crashed in mountainous terrain on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska. More>>

Italian driver says how Clooney's scooter 'slammed' his car

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The driver of the station wagon hit by George Clooney's scooter says he was waiting to turn when one scooter whizzed by him, then the actor's slammed into him. More>>

Transgender Miss Universe contender speaks up for trans kids

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The first transgender woman to compete in the global Miss Universe pageant says that, whether winning or not the beauty title, she wants to make history as a role model for trans children around the globe. More>>

2nd suspect arrested in slaying of rapper XXXTentacion

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Authorities in Florida have made a second arrest in the June shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion. More>>

Video shows moment of Clooney crash, actor thrown in air

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Italian media say actor George Clooney has been hospitalized after he was involved in an accident while riding a motorcycle in Sardinia. More>>

Prince Harry, Meghan mobbed by royal fans on Dublin tour

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Prince Harry and his wife, the former actress Meghan Markle, have met with the Irish president on their first official overseas trip as a married couple. More>>

Brett Kavanaugh announcement lags behind Neil Gorsuch pick Video included

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New Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is no match for predecessor Neil Gorsuch, at least as a television draw. More>>

Release of 5th 'Indiana Jones' movie pushed to 2021

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Indiana Jones won't be swinging back into movie theaters until at least 2021, the Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday. More>>

Demonstrators force Fox crew from Supreme Court broadcast

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Fox News reporter Shannon Bream says the network had to move a live broadcast indoors after she felt threatened by demonstrators outside the U.S. Supreme Court. More>>

Maine woman playing transgender teen on the big screen

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A Maine former middle school student who successfully fought to use the bathroom of her choice will play a transgender teen on the big screen. More>>

US English WCup viewers drop 35 percent through quarters

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U.S. English-language television viewers for the World Cup quarterfinals in Russia were down 12 percent from four years ago, leaving the tournament 35 percent below 2014's level. More>>

Coach of England wins the nation's heart by being a nice guy

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In an age of tattoos, tongue piercings and political turmoil, a soft-spoken man in a dark blue waistcoat and striped tie is uniting England amid dreams of victory in soccer's World Cup. More>>

Police: Woman assaulted at home of NFL star LeSean McCoy

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Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy says an allegation posted on social media accusing him of bloodying his former girlfriend's face is baseless and false. More>>

Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus

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Real Madrid says Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving to join Italian club Juventus, bringing to an end a glittering nine-year spell in Spain. More>>

The Latest: Pogba dedicates France win to freed Thai players

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The Ukraine Football Federation has offered to pay a fine imposed on a Croatia official for making a contentious pro-Ukraine video at the World Cup. More>>

Man faces charges in 2 road rage highway shootings

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Rhode Island State Police say they have arrested a suspect in connection to two separate shootings spurred by road rage on local highways. More>>

Ex-NFL player Browner charged with trying to kill his ex

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Prosecutors say former NFL cornerback Brandon Browner has been charged with trying to kill his ex-girlfriend after breaking into her Southern California home. More>>

Trump says he still has 'Rocket Man' CD for Kim

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President Donald Trump says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't deliver Trump's gift of an autographed Elton John CD to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on his trip this week. More>>

Original Winnie-the-Pooh map breaks auction record

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The original hand-drawn map of Winnie-the-Pooh's Hundred Acre Woods has sold at auction for 430,000 pounds ($571,000), a record price for a book illustration. More>>

Stormy Daniels' strip club act bookends Trump's court reveal

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Stormy Daniels is Donald Trump's opener and closer Monday night, stripping near the White House. More>>

Networks covering Supreme Court pick move to battle stations Video included

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It didn't take long for television networks covering Trump's Supreme Court selection to switch from deciphering a mystery to setting up battle stations. More>>

Geoffrey Rush pulls out of Australian stage production

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