Arts and entertainment

September 19, 2017 - 1:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Preet Bharara, who says he knows nothing more about why President Donald Trump fired him as U.S. attorney than on the day it happened, is about to step back into the spotlight with a podcast on justice issues. The podcast, "Stay Tuned with Preet," debuts Wednesday with...
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September 19, 2017 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York prosecutor Preet Bharara (buh-RAH'-ruh) jokes that there's a law that anyone who's left a high-profile position must start a podcast, and he's just complying. The podcast on justice issues launches Wednesday with Leon Panetta as the first guest. Bharara says he knows...
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September 19, 2017 - 10:28 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles was jolted by a small earthquake that rattled nerves and got people talking on social media, but didn't cause any major damage. The magnitude 3.6 quake hit around 11:20 p.m. Monday and was felt by thousands of residents in west Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills...
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September 19, 2017 - 10:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jesmyn Ward's ghostly "Sing, Unburied, Sing" and Mohsin Hamid's acclaimed novel about refugees "Exit West" were among the finalists Tuesday for the fourth annual Kirkus Prize. Presented by the trade publication Kirkus Reviews, the prize includes six nominees each in the categories...
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September 19, 2017 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The mobile game Words With Friends is adding thousands of pop culture words as part of its largest dictionary update in the game's eight-year history. Game developer Zynga tells The Associated Press it is adding 50,000 internet slang words, including BFF, fitspo, delish, FOMO,...
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September 19, 2017 - 8:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A small earthquake with an epicenter just outside Los Angeles has gotten people in southern California talking on social media. The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-3.6 quake hit at about 11:20 Monday night. Its epicenter was about 3.6 miles (6 kilometers) northwest of...
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September 18, 2017 - 4:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It started as a fun onstage throwaway line at the Emmy Awards and turned into an unexpected Sunday night flood of attention for the Washington DC public school system. Comedian Dave Chappelle, a DC native and graduate of the District's Duke Ellington School of the Arts, issued a "...
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September 18, 2017 - 4:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week roared into its fourth day on Monday with Christopher Kane showing his signature sexy style, Erdem emphasizing retro glamour and Emilia Wickstead giving modern women outfits meant for dancing, nightlife and fun. In previous days, the spring-summer 2018 womenswear...
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September 18, 2017 - 3:13 pm
LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week roared into its fourth day on Monday with Christopher Kane showing his signature sexy style, Erdem emphasizing retro glamour and Emilia Wickstead giving modern women outfits meant for dancing, nightlife and fun. In previous days, the spring-summer 2018 womenswear...
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September 18, 2017 - 1:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Angelina Jolie's "First They Killed My Father" has been named Cambodia's foreign-language submission to the Academy Awards. The Cambodia Oscar Selection Committee announced the choice Monday, calling Jolie's Cambodian genocide drama "cathartic" and hailing it for bringing back...
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