Arts and entertainment

FILE- In this March 11, 2014, file photo, Kermit the Frog, left, and Miss Piggy arrive at the World Premiere of "Muppets Most Wanted," in Los Angeles. A New York City museum is asking fans of Jim Henson's Muppets to help pay for an exhibition featuring original puppets of beloved characters like Elmo, Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog. The Museum of the Moving Image launched a Kickstarter campaign Tuesday, April 11, 2017, seeking $40,000 to help preserve the puppets for posterity. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
April 11, 2017 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A museum is asking fans of Jim Henson's Muppets to help pay for an exhibition featuring original puppets of beloved characters like Elmo, Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog. The Museum of the Moving Image launched a Kickstarter campaign on Tuesday seeking $40,000 to help preserve the...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer pauses while talking to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Spicer discussed Syria, Trump's 2016 tax returns, the Easter Egg Roll and other topics. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 11, 2017 - 6:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer apologized Tuesday for making an "inappropriate and insensitive" comparison to the Holocaust in earlier comments about Syrian President Bashar Assad's use of chemical weapons — remarks that drew instant rebuke from Jewish groups and critics...
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April 11, 2017 - 6:03 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey prosecutor portrayed by Russell Crowe in the film "American Gangster" has pleaded guilty to failing to pay taxes. Acting U.S. Attorney William Fitzpatrick said Tuesday that 79-year-old Richie Roberts pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to charges he failed...
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File - In this Feb. 18, 2017, file photo, teams compete against each other during the Dreamhack Masters e-sports tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Strip is getting its first space dedicated for competitive gaming when the Luxor hotel-casino transforms its nightclub into a multi-level e-sports arena. MGM Resorts International on Tuesday said the venue is expected to open in early 2018. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 11, 2017 - 4:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Strip is getting its first space dedicated to competitive gaming when the Luxor hotel-casino transforms its nightclub into a multi-level esports arena. MGM Resorts International on Tuesday announced plans for the arena that will feature a competition stage, LED video...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer pauses while talking to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Spicer discussed Syria, Trump's 2016 tax returns, the Easter Egg Roll and other topics. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 11, 2017 - 3:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday that Adolf Hitler "didn't even sink to using chemical weapons" — a comment at odds with Hitler's extermination of Jews during the Holocaust using gas chambers. Spicer was attempting to discuss the horror of the chemical weapons...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2012, file photo, singer Michael Buble and his wife, Argentine TV actress Luisana Lopilato, pose at the Nordoff Robbins 02 Silver Clef Awards at London Hilton, in London. Lopilato says her and Buble's son Noah is doing "well" following successful cancer treatment. (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP, File)
April 11, 2017 - 12:26 pm
Michael Buble's wife says their 3-year-old son, Noah, is "well" following treatment for cancer in Los Angeles. Speaking at a press conference Monday in her native Argentina, actress, Luisana Lopilato said in Spanish that Noah has a long recovery ahead of him. She says the experience has made her...
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April 11, 2017 - 11:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan are set to perform on a tour based on the country icon's curated Outlaw Music Festival. Blackbird Presents and Nelson announced Tuesday that the Outlaw Music Festival Tour will play six cities, including New Orleans and Dallas, from July 1 to July 16...
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FILE - In a Wednesday, March 8, 2017 file photo, Ed Sheeran performs on NBC's "Today" show, in New York. A federal judge dismissed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Sheeran over his hit “Photograph” on Monday, April 10, 2017, after attorneys settled the case for undisclosed terms. Sheeran was sued by a pair of composers who said Sheeran’s song copied their song “Amazing.” (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
April 11, 2017 - 10:58 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A copyright infringement lawsuit over Ed Sheeran's hit "Photograph" has been settled. A federal judge in Los Angeles dismissed the case on Monday based on a request by attorneys for Sheeran and the composers of a song called "Amazing." The composers, Martin Harrington and Tom...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2015, file photo, Hasan Minhaj poses for a portrait in New York. The White House Correspondents Association announced April 11, 2017, that Minhaj would headline the organization's annual dinner this year. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP, File)
April 11, 2017 - 8:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Donald Trump staying away, "The Daily Show's" Hasan Minhaj is set to headline this year's White House Correspondents Association dinner. In a press release, the comedian made a tongue-in-cheek reference to the president's Twitter style, saying: "It is a tremendous...
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In this Feb. 27, 2017, photo an F-15E Strike Eagle from Seymour Johnson AFB in North Carolina flies out of the nicknamed Star Wars Canyon turning toward the Panamint range over Death Valley National Park, Calif. Military jets roaring over national parks have long drawn complaints from hikers and campers. But in California's Death Valley, the low-flying combat aircraft skillfully zipping between the craggy landscape has become a popular attraction in the 3.3 million acre park in the Mojave Desert, 260 miles east of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
April 11, 2017 - 3:25 am
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Silence and stillness settled over the deep, sunbaked gorge as a pair of photographers sat on a cliff, waiting. Then the rumbling started. As it grew louder, they scrambled into position. Within seconds, a thunderous roar reverberated from the steep, narrow...
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