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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, filmmaker Michael Moore speaks to thousands of people at an anti-Trump rally and protest in front of the Trump International Hotel in New York. Moore, who is making his Broadway debut this summer in a solo show, says he will donate $10,000 to New York City's Shakespeare in the Park after it lost funding from sponsors due to its controversial "Julius Caesar" production. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
June 28, 2017 - 3:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Michael Moore, who is making his Broadway debut this summer in a solo show, says he will donate $10,000 to New York City's Shakespeare in the Park after it lost funding from sponsors due to its controversial "Julius Caesar" production. Moore says he's donating the money —...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2017 file photo, hundreds of people gather during the Monumental Rally for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Monuments at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument will face a tougher challenge than anticipated. (Chris Detrick/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)
June 28, 2017 - 12:53 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument face a tougher challenge than anticipated. Republican officials in the state who oppose Bears Ears National Monument asked...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2014 file photo, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell speaks with the local community and other federal, state, tribal and local leaders celebrating President Obama's designation of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument at Onate High School in Las Cruces, N.M. The Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument is among 27 monuments where a review has been ordered by President Donald Trump that might remove protections previously considered irreversible. (Carlos Javier Sanchez/The Las Cruces Sun-News via AP, file)
June 27, 2017 - 7:54 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Desert ranchers in New Mexico are hoping the new GOP administration in Washington will dramatically shrink a recently designated national monument in the south of the state where outlaw Billy the Kid and Apache leader Geronimo once sought refuge. The Organ Mountains-Desert...
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June 27, 2017 - 3:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the speed and force of a Jedi Starfighter, Los Angeles officials have cleared the way for "Star Wars" creator George Lucas to build a $1.5 billion Museum of Narrative Art just down the road from his alma mater. The City Council voted 14-0 Tuesday to approve various...
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The painting 'Waterloo Bridge (1903) by Claude Monet (1840-1926) is on display during a press talk on the preparations of an exhibition of exemplary works from the Gurlitt found, an art collection of Cornelius Gurlitt discovered in 2012, in November in Bonn, Germany, Tuesday June, 27, 2017. (Henning Kaiser/dpa via AP)
June 27, 2017 - 10:25 am
BERLIN (AP) — A small number of artworks from a reclusive German collector's trove have been presented in Bonn in preparation for a wider exhibition. News agency dpa reported that the German city's Bundeskunsthalle on Tuesday previewed works by Monet, Maillol, Boucher and Duerer and a marble statue...
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June 27, 2017 - 9:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack who want to seize museum pieces in U.S. collections to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran. The justices said Tuesday they will review a lower court ruling that said the U.S. victims...
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June 27, 2017 - 9:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack who want to seize museum pieces in U.S. collections to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran. The justices said Tuesday they will review a lower court ruling that said the U.S. victims...
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June 26, 2017 - 5:44 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A second man has died in a river in South Carolina capital city in two days. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said in a news release that 43-year-old William Mohn Leaman of Gaston was pulled from the Saluda River near Riverbanks Zoo by a person in a canoe around 6 p.m...
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FILE - In this May 21, 1973 file photo, Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali, presents his first Chrono-Hologram in Paris, France. A Spanish judge on Monday June 26, 2017, has ordered the remains of artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed following a paternity suit by a woman named by Europa Press agency as Pilar Abel, 61 from the nearby city of Girona. Dali, considered one of the fathers of surrealism in art, died in 1989 and is buried in his museum in the northeastern town of Figueres. (AP Photo/Eustache Cardenas, File)
June 26, 2017 - 10:44 am
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge has ordered the remains of artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed following a paternity suit by a woman. Dali, considered one of the fathers of surrealist art, died in 1989 and is buried in his museum in the northeastern town of Figueres. The woman, Pilar Abel, is a tarot-...
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June 26, 2017 - 10:20 am
LONDON (AP) — Wizarding legend Harry Potter's tale has turned 20. Author J.K. Rowling's first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was published in Britain on June 26, 1997. Since then, it has sold more than 450 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 79 languages. The...
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