A copy of Israeli poster for the movie "Paddington 2," released by Lev Cinema holding a 2-shaped matzo, the unleavened bread eaten during Passover, instead of a trademark bread and marmalade sandwich. A spokeswoman for the Israeli distributor said Thursday the campaign is meant as a nod to the Passover holiday, which starts next week. (Lev Cinema via AP)
March 22, 2018 - 2:59 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — In Israel, Paddington Bear eats his marmalade on matzo. On some posters advertising the new film, "Paddington 2," the British movie creation is being given a kosher-for-Passover makeover. Elsewhere, Paddington Bear holds his trademark bread and marmalade sandwich shaped as a 2. In...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, Steven Spielberg arrives at the 90th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 25th anniversary of Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List” and the 35th anniversary of Brian De Palma’s “Scarface” will be celebrated with reunion screenings at the Tribeca Film Festival. The New York festival announced Monday, March 19, that Spielberg will join Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley and Embeth Davidtz for a post-screening conversation April 26 at the Beacon Theatre. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
March 19, 2018 - 3:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The 25th anniversary of Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List" and the 35th anniversary of Brian De Palma's "Scarface" will be celebrated with reunion screenings at the Tribeca Film Festival. The New York festival announced Monday that Spielberg will join Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley...
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A New York City firefighter greets spectators as they take part in the St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday, March 17, 2018, in New York. Several bagpipe bands led a parade made up of over 100 marching bands after Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke briefly, calling it a "day of inclusion" and adding: "We're all immigrants." (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
March 17, 2018 - 11:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar joined along as Manhattan's Fifth Avenue came alive with the sound of bagpipes, trumpets and lots of green Saturday at the 257th running of New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade. Several bagpipe bands led a parade made up of more than 100...
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US actor Mark Hamill and his wife Marilou York attend the St Patrick's day parade, in Dublin, Saturday March 17, 2018. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
March 17, 2018 - 12:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — Mark Hamill has tweeted that "today the whole galaxy is Irish" as he appeared as international guest of honor at Dublin's St. Patrick's Day parade. The "Star Wars" actor, whose great-grandmother was born in Ireland, was invited to represent the Irish diaspora at the celebration...
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Vice President Mike Pence, center, and his wife wife Karen Pence, right, welcome Prime Minister Leo Varadkar of Ireland, left, to the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 16, 2018 - 12:49 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Protesters seeking to carry signs in an area being secured for Vice President Mike Pence to participate in the South's largest St. Patrick's Day parade won a brisk free speech fight Friday as city officials in Savannah backed off prohibiting signs and posters at the event. City...
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Pedestrians make their way through blowing snow during a snowstorm, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
March 14, 2018 - 7:48 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a third nor'easter in two weeks to pound the storm-weary Northeast (all times local): 7:30 a.m. About 140,000 customers are without power in Massachusetts, one day after a nor'easter that brought blizzard conditions to some areas blew through the region. The...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2013 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel sits smiling at the government bench after being reelected during a meeting of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany. On Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Angela Merkel is set to pledge for the fourth time to dedicate her efforts to Germans’ well-being and 'protect them from harm'. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
March 13, 2018 - 4:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — A record 171 days after Germany's election, Angela Merkel is set to pledge for the fourth time to dedicate her efforts to Germans' well-being and "protect them from harm." Merkel has 12 often-turbulent years as chancellor behind her. But fulfilling her oath of office may be even...
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In this Saturday, March 10, 2018 photo, Jenn Sudol and Chris Gash walk near their old high school lockers during their wedding at Clifton High School, in Clifton, N.J. The couple met in 1989 when they were freshman at the school. (Anne-Marie Caruso /The Record via AP)
March 12, 2018 - 5:20 pm
CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Two high school sweethearts in New Jersey returned to the high school hallway where they first met nearly three decades ago for their wedding over the weekend. Chris Gash and Jenn Sudol, who first met when they were freshmen at Clifton High School in 1989, were married Saturday...
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March 06, 2018 - 1:48 pm
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania casino executive already serving a prison sentence in a money laundering case has been charged with conspiring to rig a $10,000 Easter egg drawing almost four years ago. Fifty-two-year-old Robert Pellegrini, former vice president of player development...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, author Daniel Handler attends the world premiere of Netflix's "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" in New York. Recent accusations of sexual harassment against Handler have cost him the role of commencement speaker at Wesleyan University. He will be replaced by Anita Hill, who testified in 1991 that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her. She's now a professor at Brandeis University and already was scheduled to receive an honorary degree at Wesleyan's May graduation ceremony. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
March 01, 2018 - 6:32 pm
Children's author Daniel Handler has canceled his commencement speech at Wesleyan University amid allegations of sexual harassment, the school announced Thursday. Instead, the May graduation speech will be given by Anita Hill, who drew attention in 1991 when she testified that then-Supreme Court...
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