Arts and entertainment

February 08, 2018 - 10:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Omarosa Manigault Newman on "Celebrity Big Brother" (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Former reality TV star and White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she would never again vote for President Donald Trump. Manigault Newman made the remark Thursday on "Celebrity...
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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2017 file photo, actress Frances McDormand poses for photographers at the premiere of ''Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri', during the 74th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy. McDormand admits she’s getting tired of collecting trophies for “Three Billboards,” but she made sure to pick up one more award from a group near to her heart. The Oscar nominee accepted best actress at the ninth African-American Film Critics Association Awards. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
February 08, 2018 - 5:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even Frances McDormand admits she's getting tired of collecting trophies for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" but she picked up one more from a group near to her heart. The Oscar nominee accepted best actress at the African American Film Critics Association Awards...
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February 08, 2018 - 4:17 pm
Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman says the country is not going to be OK. A tearful Manigault Newman makes the whispered prediction on "Celebrity Big Brother." The show shared a clip on Twitter. It premieres at 8 p.m. Eastern Thursday on CBS. Manigault Newman says she was "...
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February 08, 2018 - 2:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A swatch of canvas recovered from the wreckage of the Hindenburg has sold for more than $36,000 at auction. Boston-based RR Auction says the piece of red cotton canvas was picked up at the disaster site by a teenager whose father was working the dock when the German airship exploded...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017 file photo, Kenneth Cole attends the 2017 amfAR Inspiration Gala Los Angeles in Beverly Hills, Calif. Cole has resigned as chairman of the board of the AIDS charity amfAR. The group’s board of trustees says Cole and several other trustees agreed to “graciously” resign after the board implemented term limits and Cole had served longer than the new limits that were adopted. But the move also comes as federal prosecutors in Manhattan look into financial dealings in 2015 between amfAR, Harvey Weinstein and the American Repertory Theater, which produced Weinstein’s musical “Finding Neverland.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 08, 2018 - 2:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion designer Kenneth Cole has resigned as chairman of the board of the AIDS charity amfAR. The group's board of trustees said Cole and four other trustees agreed to "graciously" resign Wednesday after the board implemented term limits. Cole had served longer than the new limits...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2016 file photo, Quentin Tarantino arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Tarantino has apologized to Roman Polanski rape victim Samantha Geimer for comments he made in a 2003 radio interview with Howard Stern. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
February 08, 2018 - 1:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Quentin Tarantino apologized Thursday to Roman Polanski rape victim Samantha Geimer for comments he made in a 2003 radio interview with Howard Stern. In a statement to IndieWire, Tarantino called his comments about Geimer "cavalier" and said he was "ignorant and insensitive and,...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2014, file photo, founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation John Perry Barlow, co-founder & vice chairman of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, communicates with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden via video at the 2014 Personal Democracy Forum, at New York University in New York. EFF said in statement that Barlow passed away early Wednesday morning, Feb. 7, 2018 in his sleep at age 70. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, FIle)
February 08, 2018 - 1:26 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — John Perry Barlow, an internet activist and lyricist for the Grateful Dead, has died. The digital-rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation said Barlow died early Wednesday in his sleep at home in San Francisco. He was 70. The cause of death was not immediately known. Barlow...
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February 08, 2018 - 9:30 am
MIAMI (AP) — OK, we get it: Drake loves Miami. The 31-year-old Canadian rap star has been spreading money and goodwill throughout the city this week, beginning with a surprise visit to Miami Senior High School on Monday to shoot parts of his new music video "God's Plan." He donated $25,000 and...
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February 08, 2018 - 9:29 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University's journalism school is getting nearly $2 million in funding to research the future of television news. The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication is the recipient of a $1.9 million grant from the Knight Foundation. The grant announced...
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The Los Angeles Times building is seen in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a biotech billionaire, struck a $500 million deal Wednesday to buy the Los Angeles Times, ending the paper's quarrelsome relationship with its Chicago-based corporate overseers and bringing it under local ownership for the first time in 18 years. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
February 08, 2018 - 1:34 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The struggling Los Angeles Times found a local savior in a biotech billionaire willing to buy the storied newspaper from a corporation half a continent away, but the change of ownership brings its own set of questions and uncertainty. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong agreed to pay $500...
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