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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, Aretha Franklin attends the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 25th Anniversary Gala in New York. Franklin is canceling a concert that would have taken place on her 76th birthday due to doctor’s orders. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
March 16, 2018 - 3:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin is canceling two upcoming concerts on doctor's orders. The Queen of Soul's management team says in a statement Friday that Franklin will not perform March 25 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey. That show would have taken place on her 76th...
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A Pitch invader is seized by security staff during the English Premier League soccer match between Burnley and West Ham at the Olympic London Stadium in London, Saturday, March 10, 2018. (Daniel Hambury/PA via AP)
March 10, 2018 - 12:26 pm
LONDON (AP) — Tensions at West Ham reached boiling point during a 3-0 loss to Burnley on Saturday when some fans invaded the pitch while others vented their anger at the ownership at the Olympic Stadium. Ashley Barnes had just put Burnley ahead early in the second half when a fan ran into the...
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February 08, 2018 - 7:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City arts center that claims to be the oldest continually operating performing arts center in the country has named a Broadway producer as its new artistic director. David Binder — who has produced Broadway shows such as the 2004 revival of "A Raisin in the Sun" and the...
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People walking in front of the Cinema City complex in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Lebanon’s censorship authorities have effectively banned Steven Spielberg’s newspaper drama, “The Post,” because the American director is on a regional blacklist for supporting Israel. The directive by the country’s General Security agency still needs to be signed by Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk to enter into effect, but that is considered a formality. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
January 17, 2018 - 11:28 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese authorities have reversed a decision to ban Steven Spielberg's newspaper drama "The Post" ahead of its opening in theaters across the country, a local cinema manager said Wednesday. Lebanese censorship authorities had recommended the ban because the director is blacklisted by...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 7, 2013, file photo, an entrance to a parking garage at 20th Century-Fox studios, an entity owned by News Corporation, is seen in Los Angeles. Disney announced Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, that it is buying a large part of Fox, but the Fox studio lot in Los Angeles will remain with the Murdoch family. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
December 15, 2017 - 5:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — After years of tremors, the earthquake that had long been predicted finally shook Hollywood. Disney's deal to purchase most of 21st Century Fox ends the era of the "Big Six" major movie studios, toppling one of the industry's most famed studios and dramatically redrawing the...
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FILE - In this file photo taken onIn this Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi men perform under a giant screen showing an image of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman during National Day ceremonies, at the King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia announced on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 it will allow movie theaters to open in the conservative kingdom next year, for the first time in more than 35 years, in the latest social push by the country’s young crown prince. (Saudi Press Agency via AP, File)
December 11, 2017 - 7:50 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced on Monday it will allow movie theaters to open in the conservative kingdom next year, for the first time in more than 35 years, in the latest social push by the country's young crown prince. It's a stark reversal in a county where movie theaters...
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Baseball player Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, poses for photos after a news conference at Angel Stadium, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. The Japanese star is bringing his arm and bat to the Los Angeles Angels, pairing him with two-time MVP Mike Trout. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
December 09, 2017 - 9:59 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — General manager Billy Eppler rose from his seat in rapturous joy when he got the phone call telling him Shohei Ohtani wanted to join the Los Angeles Angels. When Eppler attempted to sit back down, he missed his chair completely, sprawling onto the floor. Ohtani has inspired...
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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, the cast and filmmakers, from left, Benjamin Bratt, John Ratzenberger, Darla K. Anderson, Renee Victor, Herbert Siguenza, Lee Unkrich, Edward James Olmos, Natalia Cordova-Buckley, Anthony Gonzalez, Alanna Ubach, Jaime Camil, Gael Garcia Bernal, Selene Luna, Blanca Araceli, Adrian Molina and Lombardo Boyar arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of "Coco" in Los Angeles. The film is one of the largest U.S. productions ever to feature an almost entirely Latino cast and is drawing large audiences among Latinos, offering a momentary relief to some anxious about uncertain immigration policies. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
November 29, 2017 - 4:44 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The day before Thanksgiving, a predominantly Latino audience packed an Albuquerque theater on Route 66 to catch the U.S. premiere of "Coco." In San Jose, California, multi-generational Latino families came together to see the movie. At the Vineland Drive-In outside of Los...
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Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett competes at the Miss Universe pageant Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 26, 2017 - 10:05 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2017 edition of the Miss Universe pageant taking place in Las Vegas (all times local): 7 p.m. The woman representing South Africa has won has won the Miss Universe crown. Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who recently earned a business management degree, was crowned Sunday...
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This image released by Marvel Studios shows the Hulk, from left, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Tessa Thompson as Valkyrie and Tom Hiddleston as Loki in a scene from, "Thor: Ragnarok." (Marvel Studios via AP)
November 05, 2017 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Thor: Ragnarok" thundered to one of the year's best box-office debuts with an estimated $121 million domestically, proving again — just as its flexing its muscle — the might of the Walt Disney Co. The robust debut for the third "Thor" movie was a welcome shot in the arm for...
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