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Berkeley praises police for keeping peace at Coulter rallies

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Ann Coulter did not turn up Thursday in Berkeley where hundreds gathered raucously but peacefully in her absence and lamented what they called the latest blow to free speech in the home of America's free speech movement. More>>

Thomas to head to sister's funeral after Game 6 vs Bulls

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Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas plans to attend his sister's funeral on Saturday without missing any games in Boston's first-round playoff series against Chicago. More>>

Hacker threatens to release stolen copies of Netflix series

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A hacker is claiming to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and is asking for an unspecified ransom not to release the entire fifth season online. More>>

Famed Houston lawyer Richard 'Racehorse' Haynes dies at 90

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Richard "Racehorse" Haynes, a Houston lawyer known for flamboyant but successful trial defenses of wealthy clients in Texas murder cases, has died. More>>

Concert fans angry as hyped Bahamas festival is canceled

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The organizers of a much-hyped music festival in the Bahamas have been forced to cancel the weekend event at the last minute. More>>

Cosby jury can hear about quaaludes, not accuser's lawsuit

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Jurors at Bill Cosby's sex assault trial in Pennsylvania will hear his explosive deposition testimony about quaaludes but not his references to the supposed aphrodisiac Spanish fly. More>>

'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins ready to return to work

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After his best-picture Oscar win for 'Moonlight," Barry Jenkins took a month off to head to Mexico to decompress. More>>

Alison Wonderland, Diplo to play at Electric Daisy Carnival

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Alison Wonderland, Diplo, Jauz, Marshmello, Tiesto and Martin Garrix will perform at the 21st edition of the annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas in June. More>>

Head of Motion Picture Association of America to step down

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Former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd is stepping down as chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America. More>>

Fox News sets a new late-afternoon show

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Fox News has announced the start of a show to replace "The Five," and it will look familiar _ a rotating panel of talkers on the news of the day. More>>

Gwyneth Paltrow creating Goop magazine with Anna Wintour

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Gwyneth Paltrow is taking her Goop website to print through a partnership with magazine publisher Conde Nast and longtime Vogue editor Anna Wintour. More>>

The Latest: Trump assures NRA he'll support gun rights

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NRA convention attendees who want to hear Trump speak can't bring in firearms. More>>

Judges seal warrants related to arrest of 'Bachelor' star

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Judges are sealing warrants that allowed police to obtain blood and urine samples from "The Bachelor" Chris Soules and to enter his home after a fatal crash. More>>

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

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This week's top selling songs and albums on Apple's iTunes. More>>

Nastase responds to backlash about Serena Williams comments

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Ilie Nastase made an attempt at apologizing for his comments about Serena Williams and his outburst during a Fed Cup match. More>>

Harry Styles announces fall world tour ahead of solo album

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Harry Styles has announced a world tour ahead of the release of his first solo album. More>>

Award-winning writer named Los Angeles poet laureate

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Robin Coste Lewis is the new poet laureate of Los Angeles. More>>

'Hillbilly Elegy' author urges GOP to defend working class

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The best-selling author of "Hillbilly Elegy" says Republicans bear the responsibility of, in his words, "keeping the American dream alive.". More>>

Nevada Supreme Court rules 'Las Vegas Law' can film in court

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The Nevada Supreme Court says a reality television show about Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson and the workings of his office is a news program, and that its cameras can be in courtrooms. More>>

Nicolle Wallace gets her own afternoon show on MSNBC

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MSNBC says former White House communications director Nicolle Wallace will get her own hour-long show on the network starting next month. More>>

Fox host takes vacation after Ivanka Trump microphone quip

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Fox News host Jesse Watters says he enjoys Ivanka Trump's voice and wasn't making a joke "about anything else" when he mentioned that he liked the way Trump held a microphone. More>>

Brad Paisley wanted fans to listen, so he shot a movie

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Brad Paisley's visual album is no "Lemonade," but he just wants fans to listen to the entire record. More>>

Hannity defends Fox News co-president Shine amid report

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Sean Hannity is defending Fox News Channel president Bill Shine following a report that members of the controlling Murdoch family refused to release a statement of support for the executive. More>>

At Trump-less correspondents event, focus back on journalism

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President Donald Trump has decided to take a pass, the Hollywood glitz factor is way down, and the focus of this year's White House Correspondents dinner will be squarely on the First Amendment and the role of a vigorous press, organizers say. More>>

'Purple Rain' re-issue to feature unreleased Prince songs

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A remastered version of Prince's landmark album "Purple Rain" will be released this summer with several previously unreleased songs. More>>

Aide: Blacks not trying hard enough to work with Trump

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President Donald Trump's liaison to the black community, the former "Apprentice" star Omarosa Manigault, says African-American activists aren't trying hard enough to work with the new administration. More>>

Rebel Wilson sues Australian publisher for defamation

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Actress Rebel Wilson is suing an Australian publisher for defamation over a series of magazine articles the actress says cost her movie roles by painting her as a serial liar. More>>

Jazz Fest kicks off with hometown favorites Connick, Neville

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The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival kicks off with performances by some hometown favorites. More>>

Guitarist sues to stop use of Jefferson Starship band name

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A founding member of Jefferson Starship is suing to stop some of his former bandmates from using the band's name for upcoming performances and merchandise. More>>

'Bobbi Jene,' 'Keep the Change' top Tribeca Film Fest awards

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"Keep the Change," a romance about a couple who meet at a community for people on the autistic spectrum, and "Bobbi Jene," a documentary about an American dancer in the Israeli dance company Batsheva, were the top winners at the 16th Tribeca Film Festival. More>>

Theme parks: Comcast's under-the-radar growth driver

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For years, one of Comcast's fastest-growing businesses hasn't been selling cable or internet subscriptions, or making movies and TV shows, or selling TV ads. More>>

Actor Diane Guerrero meets immigrant taking refuge in church

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Actor Diane Guerrero has met with a woman who is seeking refuge from deportation in a Denver church basement. More>>

Weinstein Co. and MPAA settle ratings dispute

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The Weinstein Co.'s transgender drama "3 Generations" has been reclassified with a PG-13 rating after the distributor made slight tweaks to the film. More>>

Berkeley protests peaceful as hundreds rally over Coulter

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Ann Coulter says she was forced to cancel her speaking event Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence, calling it "a dark day for free speech in America.". More>>

Roman Polanski's latest movie added to Cannes Film Festival

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Roman Polanski's latest film is heading to the Cannes Film Festival. More>>

Trump, Argentine President Macri hold White House talks

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President Donald Trump has welcomed Argentine President Mauricio Macri to the White House for talks. More>>

Mississippi man sues R. Kelly, says singer ruined marriage

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A Mississippi sheriff's deputy is suing singer R. Kelly, alleging that Kelly had a yearslong affair with his wife that broke up his marriage. More>>

Actress Joely Fisher to write 'incredible, candid' memoir

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Publisher William Morrow says it will release "Growing Up Fisher" by Joely Fisher, the actress and half-sister of Carrie Fisher, on Nov. 14. More>>

James Earl Jones to get Tony Award for lifetime achievement

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James Earl Jones will receive the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre at the Tony Awards, to be presented June 11. More>>

'Sgt. Pepper' sketch to be auctioned May 20 in New York

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An old sketch up for auction May 20 in New York is a crude, black-and-white drawing of the iconic "Sg. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club" album cover _ and the artist is almost surely John Lennon. More>>

Tom Hanks going on 'NFL moratorium' over Raiders move

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Tom Hanks says he's going on a self-described "moratorium" for two years after his hometown Oakland Raiders leave for Las Vegas. More>>

Kardashian West: Gunpoint heist 'meant to happen to me'

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Kim Kardashian says that being held at gunpoint during a Paris jewelry heist last year "was meant to happen.". More>>

James Patterson plans true crime book on Aaron Hernandez

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Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL player and convicted murderer who killed himself in prison last week, will be the subject of an upcoming true crime book by best-selling author James Patterson. More>>

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

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Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar. More>>

Surprise! Johnny Depp appears as Jack Sparrow on Disney ride

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Some visitors to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at California's Disneyland got a surprise Wednesday: Captain Jack Sparrow himself. More>>

Latvia grants citizenship to dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov

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Latvia grants citizenship to Mikhail Baryshnikov; born there during time of Soviet Union. More>>

D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

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"The Simpsons" is taking on President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office in a short animation released online. More>>

Raiders bring RB Marshawn Lynch out of retirement

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A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Oakland Raiders have agreed to a two-year contract to bring running back Marshawn Lynch out of retirement. More>>

Jazz Fest kicks off Friday; Connick, Aaron Neville on tap

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The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival kicks off its first weekend Friday with performances by native sons Harry Connick Jr., Aaron Neville and Kermit Ruffins whether the weather cooperates or not. More>>

Fire destroys movie set in Virginia being used for 'TURN'

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Officials say a fire has destroyed part of a movie set that was being used to film the final season of the AMC television series "TURN: Washington's Spies". More>>

ESPN laying off 100 broadcasters, writers as viewers dwindle

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Some 100 on-air personalities at ESPN, including former athletes-turned-broadcasters Trent Dilfer, Len Elmore and Danny Kanell, have lost their jobs. More>>

In Demme's eclectic career, a nonstop rock 'n' roll beat Video included

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Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Taking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died. More>>

YouTube announces music competition series for emerging acts

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YouTube will debut a new music competition series for emerging artists featuring Backstreet Boys, Demi Lovato and Jason Derulo later this year. More>>

Producer admits bilking investors with fake Broadway play

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A Broadway producer has admitted scamming his friends and others into investing $165,000 in a nonexistent play about opera star Kathleen Battle supposedly starring Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o. More>>

Fox anchor says network does little about racial diversity

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Fox News anchor Kelly Wright, who is black, has joined a racial discrimination lawsuit against his own network. More>>

Rapper Kevin Gates gets 30 months in prison on gun charge

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The Billboard chart-topping rapper Kevin Gates has been sentenced to 30 months in an Illinois prison after pleading guilty to a gun charge. More>>

Cosby, daughter, lawyer speak out as sex assault trial looms

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Bill Cosby and his delegates are speaking out Wednesday in select media interviews a month before jury selection starts in his Pennsylvania sex assault trial. More>>

Hollywood producer testifies in Robert Durst murder case

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A Hollywood producer has appeared as a witness in the murder case of real-estate heir Robert Durst. More>>

Obama White House photographer Pete Souza has book deal

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The chief White House photographer of President Barack Obama's administration has a book deal. More>>

Sheriff: 'Bachelor' star refused to answer door after crash

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Former "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules called 911 to report his rear-end crash that killed a fellow Iowa farmer. More>>

JFK diary written in post-WWII Europe sells for $718,000

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A diary kept by John F. Kennedy during his brief stint as a journalist after World War II is up for auction this week. More>>

Johnny Depp's former managers call him 'habitual liar'

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Johnny Depp's former business managers say the star "is a habitual liar who denies responsibility for his own outrageous conduct" and "has himself to blame for his financial woes.". More>>

Attorney: Hernandez hinted at suicide weeks before his death

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A jailhouse friend of Aaron Hernandez says prison officials denied the former NFL star's request for a cellmate months before he hanged himself. More>>

Oops! Serena Williams made pregnancy public by accident

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Serena Williams says she was taking a personal photo of her progressing pregnancy on Snapchat when she accidentally pressed the wrong button and made the post public. More>>

Livestrong revenue dropped again in 2015, trending up now

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The Livestrong cancer charity saw another fundraising and contributions nosedive in 2015 for a third straight year after founder Lance Armstrong's performance-enhancing drug scandal. More>>

The Temptations bass player Kerry Turman dies after show

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The longtime bassist for Motown group The Temptations has died after a performance in Missouri. More>>

Saudi council rejects proposal for female sports colleges

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Proposal to establish sports education colleges for Saudi women fails to win enough votes in kingdom's advisory council. More>>

Martin Short strips down at environmental comedy benefit

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Martin Short stripped down to a nude bodysuit to perform a musical number and became a human bagpipe in the hands of a large, kilt-wearing man _ all for the sake of the environment. More>>

The Latest: Iowa man "mourning" after death of giant rabbit

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United Airlines spokesman Charles Hobart says a giant rabbit that died following a flight from London to Chicago was alive after landing but died at a pet holding facility at the airport. More>>

Bern museum awaits works from Gurlitt art collection in June

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Switzerland's oldest art museum says it is expecting to receive within weeks about 200 works from a vast trove that a German collector had squirreled away for decades. More>>

Sondheim an honoree, Trump a target at annual PEN gala

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Stephen Sondheim accepted an honorary prize and the Trump administration came under repeated criticism at the annual gala for PEN America, the literary and human rights organization. More>>

5 notable films by the late Jonathan Demme Video included

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Jonathan Demme's films ranged from concert performances to topical dramas to screwball comedies, including Oscar winners "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia.". More>>

Daughter: Bill Cosby 'is not abusive, violent or a rapist'

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Bill Cosby's youngest daughter has come to the comedian's defense ahead of a looming sexual assault trial. More>>

Report: Jeff Goldblum signs on for 'Jurassic World' sequel

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Jeff Goldblum is returning to the Jurassic Park franchise; The Hollywood Reporter says Goldblum will reprise his role as Dr. Ian Malcolm in next year's "Jurassic World" sequel. More>>

Rock Hall induction ceremony returns to Cleveland next April

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame says next year's induction ceremony is scheduled for April 14 at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland. More>>

Lawsuit filed against Fox alleges racial discrimination

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Tucker Carlson takes home bragging rights in cable news' first night in the post-Bill O'Reilly era. More>>

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules charged in deadly Iowa crash

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Iowa authorities have arrested former "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules, alleging that he fled the scene of a deadly traffic accident. More>>

Aretha blasts Dionne Warwick but she declines to fire back

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Aretha Franklin is accusing fellow legend Dionne Warwick of a lie, 5 years after the alleged offense. More>>

Hello? Justice Stephen Breyer's cellphone rings in court

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Even Supreme Court justices forget to turn off their cellphones. More>>

Right-wing radio host Alex Jones responds to Chobani lawsuit

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Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says he's not backing down in response to a defamation lawsuit filed by Greek yogurt giant Chobani. More>>

Lawyers want Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction dismissed

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Lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez are formally asking that his first-degree murder conviction be dismissed in Massachusetts now that he has died. More>>

Felix Hernandez has 'dead arm,' will be checked by doctors

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Mariners star Felix Hernandez is going back to Seattle to have a stiff right shoulder checked by team doctors after lasting only two innings in his start at Detroit. More>>

Mick Jagger avoids limelight as Charlie Watts wins award

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It's not often Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger tries to avoid the spotlight and shift attention to drummer Charlie Watts, but that happened at Jazz FM's awards when Watts received the Gold Award for a lifetime of blues, jazz and rock excellence. More>>

Lady Gaga, 'Pokemon Go,' Women's March snag Webby Awards

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Lady Gaga, "Pokemon Go" and January's Women's March among the winners of this year's Webby Awards. More>>

Scott Baio explains remarks on Erin Moran after backlash

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Scott Baio says he was responding to media reports when he suggested the death of his former "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi" co-star Erin Moran may have been due to substance abuse problems. More>>

Disney sets May 2019 release for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

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The Walt Disney Co. has announced that "Star Wars: Episode IX" is coming to theaters on May 24, 2019. More>>

NBC reporter, Latina journalism pioneer Cecilia Alvear dies

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Former NBC news reporter and Latina journalism pioneer Cecilia Alvear has died in California. More>>

Halep, Cornet give Sharapova wild-card debate new impetus

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The debate about Maria Sharapova's wild-card entry for the Porsche Grand Prix continued with Simona Halep and Alize Cornet joining the growing legion of players criticizing tournament organizers for offering the Russian a direct spot in their main draws. More>>

Los Angeles' piano-playing mayor declares 'La La Land' day

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Los Angeles' mayor has marked Tuesday is "La La Land" day as acrobats suspended by ropes danced across the outside walls of City Hall. More>>

Madonna expresses her displeasure about planned biopic

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Madonna isn't giving her blessing to a planned biopic about her life, writing on Instagram that she is the only one qualified to tell her story. More>>

Sheryl Sandberg's new book a tale of grief, resilience Video included

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The new book by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, "Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy," recounts the death of her husband, her grief, and how she recovered from it. More>>

Rough week for Fox broadcast in television ratings

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Bereft of hits, the Fox broadcasting network is having a tough time in the ratings. More>>

Nielsen's top programs for April 17-23

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A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for April 17-23. More>>

Little Big Man: Celtics' Thomas finding stride after tragedy

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It's been only a week since the death of Isaiah Thomas' younger sister, Chyna Thomas, in a car accident triggered what he has called the "hardest week of my life.". More>>

NPR's Robert Siegel leaving 'All Things Considered'

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Veteran NPR anchor Robert Siegel says he's stepping down from 'All Things Considered' in January. More>>

Will Smith, Paolo Sorrentino join Cannes Film Festival jury

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Will Smith, Jessica Chastain and Italian director Paolo Sorrentino will join the jury for the 70th Cannes Film Festival. More>>

TV's 'Orange Is the New Black' honors slain character

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Netflix has commissioned artists in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, London, Toronto, Sydney and Melbourne to paint murals of "Orange Is the New Black" character Poussey Washington as both a tribute and a tease for the upcoming fifth season. More>>

KIDZ BOP ready bigger tour with help from Live Nation

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KIDZ BOP, the musical brand for children that's sold millions of CDs over the years, is launching its new tour in a big way with the help of juggernaut promoter Live Nation. More>>

Congressional organization denies credentials to Breitbart

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The panel that approves media credentials to cover Congress has declined to grant permanent credentials to Breitbart News Network, LLC. More>>

Drake named world's most popular recording artist in 2016

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Drake was the world's most popular recording artist in 2016, as the growth of music streaming gave global music sales their biggest boost in 20 years. More>>

Disney to premiere 'Descendants' sequel across 5 networks

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Disney and ABC are giving a big push to the sequel to its TV movie 'Descendants,' premiering it across five networks simultaneously in July. More>>

Paul McCartney adds tour dates for New York, New Jersey

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Paul McCartney is bringing his One On One tour to New York City and New Jersey. More>>

Beyonce to fund scholarships for women at 4 colleges

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Beyonce is marking the anniversary of her album "Lemonade" by handing out scholarships for black women to attend selected colleges. More>>

Correction: Chobani-Alex Jones Lawsuit story

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Greek yogurt giant Chobani is suing right-wing radio host Alex Jones, accusing the conspiracy theorist of publishing false information about the company. More>>

'Grey's Anatomy's' Jesse Williams files for divorce

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"Grey's Anatomy" star Jesse Williams has filed for divorce from wife Aryn Drakelee-Williams after more than four years of marriage. More>>

Lena Dunham plans to take feminist Lenny Letter on the road

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Now that HBO's "Girls" has wrapped its six-year run, the women behind the series are focusing on their other female-centered project: turning their biweekly digital newsletter, Lenny, into a real-life experience. More>>

Former US Ambassador Samantha Power writing a memoir

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Former US Ambassador Samantha Power is writing a memoir about her transition from Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of foreign policy to a leading government official. More>>

Tirico takes over for Hammond on NBC's horse racing coverage

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Mike Tirico is taking the reins from Tom Hammond as a host of NBC's Triple Crown horse racing coverage. More>>

Abigail Breslin explains why she didn't report rape

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Actress Abigail Breslin is opening up about why she didn't report being raped by someone she was in a relationship with. More>>

Drake to host first-ever 'NBA Awards' on June 26

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Drake has been tapped to host the NBA's first-ever awards show this June. More>>

Faye Dunaway speaks on Oscar's best picture fiasco

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Actress Faye Dunaway says she thought co-presenter Warrant Beatty was joking when he paused before showing her the envelope with the Oscar's best picture winner. More>>

O'Reilly surprised by Fox exit, says truth will come out

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Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly says he's sad and surprised that he's off TV but is confident the truth will come out about his exit. More>>

Bacterial infection forces Elton John to cancel May shows

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Elton John has cancelled more than a month of upcoming shows after contracting an unusual bacterial infection during a South America tour that left him in intensive care for two nights. More>>

US students score poorly on national arts and music exam

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When it comes to music and visual arts, American teenagers could use some help. More>>

Ex-reality TV star arrested in Phoenix for car theft, drugs

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A former reality television star has been arrested in Phoenix for alleged vehicle theft and drug possession. More>>

German artist Gerhard Richter opens retrospective in Prague

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German artist Gerhard Richter opens retrospective in Prague. More>>

Writers Guild votes to authorize strike as talks continue

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Members of the Writers Guild of America are one step closer to striking come May 2. In a letter to its members Monday, the WGA said 96.3 percent voted to authorize a strike as the May 1 contract expiration deadline looms. More>>

HGTV's 'Flip or Flop' to return with divorcing co-hosts

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The divorcing co-hosts of HGTV's "Flip or Flop" are returning to the show for a seventh season. More>>

Aaron Hernandez friends, family turn out for private funeral

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Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown is preparing for his funeral. More>>

Caitlyn Jenner talks of suicide, secrets in new book Video included

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Caitlyn Jenner discusses her 'final surgery' and thoughts of suicide in a tell-all memoir intended to leave no secret unaddressed. More>>

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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10 Things to Know for Tuesday. More>>

Lawsuit claims ex-Fox News host was harassed online by Fox

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A lawyer for former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros says her client has been harassed online and he suspects her former employer is behind it. More>>

Cowboys honor Ware, ponder need with post-Romo future secure

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Dallas owner Jerry Jones honored DeMarcus Ware with the announcement that the franchise sacks leader would retire as a Cowboy, then engaged in a draft discussion centered largely on finding the team's next dominant pass rusher. More>>

Ohio governor, ex-GOP presidential candidate, publishes book

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A new book by Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sihk) looks at what Kasich calls the positivity of his presidential campaign compared with the election cycle's negativity. More>>

'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' author dead

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Robert M. Pirsig, whose novel 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' became a million-selling classic after more than 100 publishers turned it down, died Monday at age 88. More>>

Officials: 'Happy Days' star Moran likely died from cancer

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Authorities say former "Happy Days" star Erin Moran likely died from cancer. More>>

Ex-Fox News guest: Hannity made 'uncomfortable' advances

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Sean Hannity says accusations of sexual harassment from a former Fox News contributor are "100% false and a complete fabrication.". More>>

Dad of Florida State star dies after gun fires at strip club

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The father of former Florida State football star Travis Rudolph was killed when authorities say a gun accidentally went off at a Florida strip club. More>>

State Department names former Fox News anchor as spokeswoman

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The State Department says former Fox News Channel anchor Heather Nauert will be the agency's new spokeswoman. More>>

Caitlyn Jenner tells all in new memoir Video included

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Caitlyn Jenner opens up in an interview with The Associated Press about her new memoir and her rocky road to transition. More>>

The Latest: Israeli president denounces Le Pen's comments

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Former French Manuel Valls says the defeated Socialist Party is self-destructing and has to look forward to rebuild. More>>

Elon Musk steps out in Australia with Amber Heard

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Billionaire Elon Musk is getting close with actress Amber Heard; the pair has been spotted zip-lining in Australia, where Heard is filming "Aquaman.". More>>

The Latest: Thousands join global rallies for science Video included

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The March for Science has attracted several thousand people in Berlin, and those supporters of sciences have walked from one of the city's universities to the Brandenburg Gate. More>>

Sting to play summer home of Boston Symphony Orchestra

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Sting will be making his debut at the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. More>>

German court orders trial over 2010 Love Parade deaths

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German judges have ruled that 10 people indicted over a deadly mass panic at the Love Parade techno music festival in 2010 must stand trial, overturning a lower court's decision. More>>

Burt Reynolds makes rare public appearance at film festival

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Robert De Niro helped Burt Reynolds onto the red carpet for the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of his new movie, "Dog Years" Saturday night in New York. More>>

Bill O'Reilly to return with new podcast episode Monday

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Bill O'Reilly is back and ready to talk after Fox News Channel's parent company fired the host last following an investigation into sexual harassment allegations. More>>

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," dies at 56

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Erin Moran, the former child star who starred as Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died. More>>

'The Fate of the Furious' laps new films at box office

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"The Fate of the Furious" has sped into first place at the box office again, leaving the new competition in the dust. More>>

Berlin opera to reopen Oct 3, then close until December

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Berlin's Staatsoper opera house will reopen on Oct. 3 after years of delay-plagued renovations _ but then close again for two months following what city officials are calling a "prelude.". More>>

Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance at Tribeca Fest

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Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance at the Tribeca Film Festival to discuss the scourge of elephant poaching. More>>

Reese Witherspoon speaks out against elephant poaching

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The Oscar-winning "Big Little Lies" star Reese Witherspoon attended a party in New York on Friday night to celebrate Tiffany and Co. and said she backed the jewelry company's commitment to stop global trafficking and demand for elephant ivory. More>>

2 groups arrested in Coachella cellphone thefts

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Police have arrested five people in the theft of dozens of cell phones, cash and credit cards at the Coachella music festival in the Southern California desert. More>>

Springsteen takes part in surprise show at film festival

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Bruce Springsteen took part in a two-hour jam session during a surprise appearance at a film festival in his home state of New Jersey. More>>

Yo, Adrian! Pet shop from 'Rocky' films demolished

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A Philadelphia storefront featured prominently in the "Rocky" films has been demolished. More>>

'Avatar' sequels now scheduled to start in December 2020

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James Cameron has set the release dates for the next four "Avatar" sequels, with the first coming in 2020. More>>

Kathryn Bigelow on VR after her first try: 'I love it'

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As a filmmaker drawn to the most visceral forms of cinema, it was probably inevitable that Kathryn Bigelow's curiosities would lead her to virtual reality. More>>

Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with Trump

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Saudi Arabia's King Salman has named one of his sons, an air force pilot who has taken part in coalition strikes against the Islamic State group, as the kingdom's new ambassador to the U.S. More>>

Chelsea Clinton: Someday, someone's mother will be president

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Chelsea Clinton, Jessica Chastain, Blake Lively and others have been honored for their charity work at the annual Variety Power of Women: New York luncheon. More>>

Hernandez's body brought to Connecticut funeral home

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Aaron Hernandez's family is planning a private funeral for the former NFL star in his Connecticut hometown. More>>

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," dies at 56

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Erin Moran, the former child star who starred as Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died. More>>

Renowned Soviet avant-garde art collection comes to Moscow

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A renowned collection of Soviet avant-garde art from a museum in Uzbekistan has gone on display at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow. More>>

Hollywood agent and producer Sandy Gallin dies at 76

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Sandy Gallin, an agent and talent manager who guided the careers of such luminaries as Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Cher and Nicole Kidman, as well as being a producer of TV specials and Broadway shows, has died. More>>

Actress Octavia Spencer to speak at Kent State commencement

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Kent State University's first universitywide commencement will get a touch of Hollywood as Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer speaks to graduates of the northeastern Ohio school. More>>

De Niro to receive honorary fine arts degree from Brown

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Robert De Niro is among six people scheduled to receive honorary degrees at Brown University's commencement exercises. More>>

Undergrads build prosthetic arm for 10-year-old violinist

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A 10-year-old girl born with no left hand is playing the violin, thanks to a specially designed prosthetic built by undergrads at George Mason University. More>>

Shonda Rhimes tells all _ about how to be a screenwriter

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Shonda Rhimes, the mastermind behind TV hits "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal," keeps a lid on plot twists, but she's giving aspiring screenwriters a behind-the-scenes look at how to succeed in her craft. More>>

Hollywood producer gives $30M to Penn State communications

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A Hollywood producer and screenwriter known for creating such television hits as "Magnum, P.I.," "Quantum Leap" and "NCIS" is donating $30 million to Penn State University. More>>

Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with day at the horse races

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Britain marked Queen Elizabeth II's 91st birthday on Friday with gun salutes, as the monarch celebrated quietly at home. More>>

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Prince fans will mark the anniversary of his sudden death by gathering at Minnesota sites made famous by the "Purple Rain" superstar. More>>

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Bill Murray is set to go on tour with a chamber music trio for a program of songs and literary readings. More>>

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Bill O'Reilly is reportedly in line to get up to $25 million following his ouster from Fox News, the latest in a long line of big payouts made to departing celebrities and executives. More>>

Judge orders evidence preserved in Hernandez prison suicide

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The family of Aaron Hernandez is asking a judge to order Massachusetts prison officials to preserve evidence after the former New England Patriots player committed suicide while serving a life sentence for murder. More>>

Raiders want resolution on Marshawn Lynch before draft

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Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie would like some resolution on whether running back Marshawn Lynch wants to come out of retirement and be traded to the Raiders before the draft next week. More>>

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The creators of Amazon's "Catastrophe," which stars Carrie Fisher in one of her final roles, remember the "Star Wars" actress as a brilliant storyteller with big plans for her career. More>>

Ronda Rousey announces engagement to fighter Travis Browne

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Forget the octagon, Ronda Rousey is buzzing about a ring after announcing her engagement to fellow MMA fighter Travis Browne. More>>

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Boston University researchers will study Aaron Hernandez's brain to determine if the former NFL star suffered from the same degenerative brain disease as Hall of Famer Junior Seau and former Bears defensive back Dave Duerson, who also took their own lives. More>>

London library makes World War II war crimes searches easier

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The Wiener Library for the Study of Holocaust & Genocide in London is making the U.N.'s files on World War II war crimes more accessible by allowing the general public to search an online catalog of the documents for the first time beginning Friday. More>>

Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz dies at age 86

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The rector of Warsaw's Fine Arts Academy says that renowned sculptor and fiber artist Magdalena Abakanowicz has died. More>>

Hillary Clinton: Progress in LGBT rights may not be secure

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Hillary Clinton addressed a cheering crowd at an LGBT rights fundraiser in New York Thursday night and told them that recent progress might not be as secure as they once hoped. More>>

25 years for ex-Saint's killer in 'profoundly sad' case

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A Louisiana judge has sentenced a 29-year-old New Orleans man to 25 years in prison for killing former Saints star Will Smith and wounding Smith's wife after an April 2016 traffic crash. More>>

By the numbers: Facts and figures about Queen Elizabeth II

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One of Bill O'Reilly's accusers says she felt triumphant when the Fox News Channel host was fired following an investigation into claims of harassment by women. More>>

Harvey Weinstein complains of R rating for trans teen film

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Harvey Weinstein is unhappy with an R rating for his company's upcoming trans teen story '3 Generations,' starring Elle Fanning as a girl who wants to transition. More>>

In final hours, Hernandez thought of family, not football

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Aaron Hernandez's death in prison _ just days after the former NFL star was cleared of additional murder charges _ remains shrouded in mystery. More>>

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