Arts and entertainment

Firefighters attend the scene of a fire at the Private Collections of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Emergency officials say that the fire hasn't hurt anyone and hasn't damaged any art works. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
November 03, 2017 - 10:27 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian emergency officials say that a fire at Moscow's premier art museum hasn't damaged its collections. Smoke billowed Friday from the roof of one of the buildings of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts that houses historic private collections and some museum funds. It took...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 30, 2017, file photo, Tom Cruise poses during a photocall for the French premiere of "The Mummy" in Paris, France. Cruise, Stephen Colbert and the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia are among the 51 people nominated for the New Jersey Hall of Fame. The hall honors people in five categories who live or have lived in New Jersey. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
November 03, 2017 - 10:23 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Tom Cruise, "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert and the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia are among the 51 people nominated for the New Jersey Hall of Fame. The hall honors people in five categories who live or have lived in New Jersey. Cruise spent part of his early years...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert at Club Nomadic in Houston, Texas. Big Machine Records told The Associated Press on Friday that pre-orders for Taylor Swift’s “reputation,” to be released Nov. 10, 2017 has doubled the pre-orders for Swift’s “1989” album a week before its release in 2014. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
November 03, 2017 - 10:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pre-orders for Taylor Swift's "reputation" have reached more than 400,000 units and the album has become Target's biggest music pre-sale of all-time. Big Machine Records told The Associated Press on Friday that pre-orders for "reputation," to be released Nov. 10, are double the...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2016 file photo, Conservative political commentator Laura Ingraham speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. President Donald Trump granted an interview Thursday to Laura Ingraham of Fox News Channel. It’s by far his venue of choice when he chooses to answer questions one-on-one. Ingraham's interview airs at 10 o'clock on Fox. It's the first week of her new show. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
November 02, 2017 - 10:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump returned to familiar territory by granting an interview Thursday to Laura Ingraham of Fox News Channel, by far his venue of choice when he chooses to answer questions one-on-one It makes 20 interviews he's given to Fox as president, including three to the Fox...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Day by day, the accusations pile up, as scores of women come forward to say they were victims of Weinstein. But others with stories to tell have not. For some of these women who’ve chosen not to go public, the fear of being associated forever with the sordid scandal _ and the effects on their careers, and their lives _ might be too great. Or they may still be struggling with the lingering effects of their encounters. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
November 02, 2017 - 10:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities in Los Angeles and New York said Thursday they had opened new investigations into Harvey Weinstein, the latest in a series of criminal probes into conduct by the disgraced film mogul which has sparked a sexual harassment scandal roiling Hollywood and other industries...
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November 02, 2017 - 9:57 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri has apologized for referencing the Netflix show "House of Cards" while advertising an internship opportunity after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced about the show's star, Kevin Spacey. The university sent an email Wednesday about the...
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This image released by Netflix shows Kevin Spacey in a scene from "House Of Cards." Netflix says it's suspending production on "House of Cards" following harassment allegations against Spacey. (David Giesbrecht/Netflix via AP)
November 02, 2017 - 8:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against powerful figures in Hollywood and other industries (all times local): 8:55 p.m. CNN is reporting that eight current or former "House of Cards" workers claim that Kevin Spacey made the production a "toxic" workplace and one ex-...
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The Houston Astros celebrate after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Astros won 5-1 to win the series 4-3. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
November 02, 2017 - 6:40 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Houston Astros' seven-game World Series win over the Los Angeles Dodgers averaged 18.9 million viewers on Fox, down 19 percent from the 23.4 million average for the Chicago Cubs' seven-game victory over Cleveland last year for their first title since 1908. The total audience...
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FILE - This Nov. 2, 2016 file photo shows hosts Brad Paisley, left, and Carrie Underwood at the 50th annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. The Country Music Association is warning media outlets to avoid questions about a recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, gun rights or political affiliations at their annual awards show next week or risk losing credentials. The 51st annual CMA Awards will air live on Wednesday. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
November 02, 2017 - 5:43 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Country Music Association is warning media outlets to avoid questions about a recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, gun rights or political affiliations at their annual awards show next week or risk losing credentials. In media guidelines for Wednesday's 51st annual CMA...
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Museum employees walking through the exhibition 'Gurlitt : Status Report' in Bonn, Germany, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. Bundeskunsthalle museum is presenting some 250 art works from the 1,500-piece collection hoarded for decades by the late collector Cornelius Gurlitt, including pieces likely looted from Jewish owners under Nazi rule. (Oliver Berg/dpa via AP)
November 02, 2017 - 12:42 pm
BONN, Germany (AP) — Some 250 art works that a reclusive collector hid from the world for decades, including pieces likely looted from Jewish owners under Nazi rule, are going on show at a German museum. The paintings being shown starting Thursday at Bonn's Bundeskunsthalle — including works by...
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