Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this July 11, 1963 file photo US actor Tony Curtis and his German-born wife, actress Christine Kaufmann stroll at the Red Square in Moscow, Soviet Union, during the 3rd International Moscow Film Festival. Christine Kaufmann died Tuesday, March 28, 2017. She was 72. (AP Photo)
March 28, 2017 - 4:00 am
BERLIN (AP) — Christine Kaufmann, an Austrian-born actor who became the country's first Golden Globe winner and was married to Tony Curtis in the 1960s, has died. She was 72. Kaufmann died in Munich after a battle with leukemia, her management company told the dpa news agency Tuesday. Born in 1945...
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In this March 22, 2017 photo, the Charging Bull and Fearless Girl statues are sit on Lower Broadway in New York. Since 1989 the bronze bull has stood in New York City's financial district as an image of the might and hard-charging spirit of Wall Street. But the installation of the bold girl defiantly standing in the bull's path has transformed the meaning of one of New York's best-known public artworks. Pressure is mounting on the city to let the Fearless Girl stay. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 27, 2017 - 5:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The globally popular statue of a young girl will keep staring down Wall Street's famed "Charging Bull" through February 2018 instead of being removed this coming Sunday, the mayor said. She's "standing up to fear, standing up to power, being able to find in yourself the strength to...
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March 27, 2017 - 4:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Viacom Inc. has named Jim Gianopulos the new chairman and chief executive officer of Paramount Pictures, hoping the former Fox chief can revive the flagging movie studio. Gianopulos will succeed Paramount's former chairman, Brad Grey, who was ousted in February. Viacom Chief...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2016 file photo, Drake performs onstage in Toronto. Drake's new album “More Life” has broken the U.S. record for the number of streams from a single album in one week. The rapper’s 22-track album recorded 385 million streams across all platforms. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)
March 27, 2017 - 3:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Drake, who was the most streamed act on Spotify last year, has started 2017 strong — his new album, "More Life," has broken the U.S. record for the number of online streams from a single album in one week. The rapper's 22-track album recorded 385 million streams across all platforms...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, Bill Cosby departs after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Prosecutors are fighting defense efforts to question 2,000 potential jurors. They also want the jury selected weeks before the scheduled June 5 trial so jurors can prepare to be sequestered. The trial is being held near Philadelphia. But jurors are being chosen from the Pittsburgh area, nearly 300 miles away, because of worldwide publicity about the case. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
March 27, 2017 - 11:55 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sex assault case in Pennsylvania are fighting defense efforts to question 2,000 potential jurors. They also want the jury selected weeks before the scheduled June 5 trial so jurors can prepare to be sequestered. The trial is being held near...
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March 27, 2017 - 9:59 am
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest stemming from a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his New Jersey hometown that left three people wounded. The shooting happened outside a 24-hour deli in Paterson at about 5 a.m. Sunday. Authorities on Monday charged Raheem Thomas...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017, file photo, Adele performs "Hello" at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Adele told a crowd in Auckland, New Zealand, Sunday, March 26, 2017, that her current tour may be her final one. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
March 27, 2017 - 9:58 am
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Adele fans who didn't catch her on her world tour that's winding down may be out of luck in the future. The New Zealand Herald reports Adele told the audience during Sunday night's show in Auckland that "touring isn't something I'm good at" and she doesn't know if she "...
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March 27, 2017 - 9:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest has joined NBC News as an analyst, making his debut Monday on the "Today" show. Earnest was the last of former President Barack Obama's press secretaries, serving in the role from 2014 until the end of Obama's presidency. He worked in...
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Uffizi museum manager Erik Smith gestures as Leonardo da Vinci’s "Adoration of the Three Wise Men" is returned to the public after 6 years of study and restoration, in Florence, Italy, Monday, March 27, 2017. Painted in 1481, it is one of the most important works of the early Leonardo. (Maurizio Degl' Innocenti/ANSA via AP)
March 27, 2017 - 7:58 am
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — The unfinished Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece "Adoration of the Magi" has emerged from a six-year restoration cleaner and brighter. The large, nearly square oil painting returned to its home at Florence's Uffizi Gallery for a special exhibit starting Tuesday and running...
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March 26, 2017 - 5:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran newsman Ted Koppel told Fox News host Sean Hannity that he is "bad for America" in an interview that aired on CBS' "Sunday Morning" that quickly became a trending topic on social media Sunday. Hannity fired back on Twitter alleging that his interview had been cut...
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