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Bruno Mars has a magical night at Grammys, winning 6 for 6
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NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars owned the Grammys with his R&B-inspired album "24K Magic," winning all six awards he was nominated for at a show where hip-hop was expected to have a historical night. Jay-Z, the leading nominee with eight, walked away empty handed Sunday — a year after his wife
Logan Paul resurfaces on YouTube with anti-suicide video
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NEW YORK (AP) — YouTube star Logan Paul has returned to YouTube with a 7-minute suicide prevention video he hopes will "make a difference in the world." Paul was suspended by YouTube after posting video of him in a forest in Japan near what seemed to be a body hanging from a tree. The location
Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, dies
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ursula K. Le Guin, the award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, has died at 88. Le Guin died suddenly and peacefully Monday at her home in Portland, Oregon, after several weeks of health
Russia revokes permit for satire about Stalin's death
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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Culture Ministry banned a satirical film about Soviet leader Josef Stalin's death from movie theaters Tuesday following criticism from communists and others that the British-French production made a mockery of Russian history. The Culture Ministry declared it was
UK's Princess Eugenie, daughter of Prince Andrew, engaged
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LONDON (AP) — It will be a busy year for royal weddings: Princess Eugenie is engaged to be married later this year, several months after her cousin Prince Harry's nuptials. Eugenie, the daughter of Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson, will marry Jack Brooksbank in the fall, Buckingham
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay for news
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NEW YORK (AP) — Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay fees to "trusted" news producers for their content. Facebook said last week that it will boost news sources that its users rank as most trustworthy , while shrinking the percentage of news posts overall in users' news
UK police say death of Dolores O'Riordan is not suspicious
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LONDON (AP) — Police say they are not treating the death of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan as suspicious. O'Riordan was found dead Monday morning at a London hotel. Police initially called the death "unexplained," but said Tuesday that nothing suspicious had been found. The case is being
'Jumanji' tops 'The Post,' 'The Commuter' at MLK box office
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NEW YORK (AP) — Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Taraji P. Henson and Paddington Bear and all rushed into movie theaters over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, but "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" still roared the loudest with an estimated $27 million in ticket sales, Friday to Sunday. "Jumanji"
Dolores O'Riordan, voice of The Cranberries, dies at 46
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LONDON (AP) — Dolores O'Riordan, whose urgent, powerful voice helped make Irish rock band The Cranberries a global success in the 1990s, died suddenly on Monday at a London hotel. She was 46. The singer-songwriter's publicist, Lindsey Holmes, confirmed that O'Riordan died in London, where she
Parts of London halt as Tom Cruise sprints over Thames River
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LONDON (AP) — Tom Cruise has brought part of central London to a standstill as he sprinted across the roof of a rail bridge for the latest "Mission: Impossible" movie. Traffic was halted Saturday on Blackfriars Bridge and boats were kept from the area as the film star performed the stunt over
After outcry, Mark Wahlberg donates $1.5 million film fee
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NEW YORK (AP) — Following an outcry over a significant disparity in pay between co-stars, Mark Wahlberg agreed Saturday to donate the $1.5 million he earned for reshoots for "All the Money in the World" to the sexual misconduct defense initiative Time's Up. Wahlberg said he'll donate the money
Year's box office drops, still 3rd highest gross in history
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — After two consecutive record-breaking years at the domestic box office, 2017 was the year the momentum slowed — even with the late adrenaline boost of a new "Star Wars" film. When all is said and done on Jan. 1, the domestic box office is estimated to net out with $11.1
Ringo Starr, Bee Gee Barry Gibb tapped as British knights
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LONDON (AP) — A Beatle and a Bee Gee are among the celebrated citizens who have been selected for knighthood and other awards given in the name of Britain's monarch. Britain's Cabinet Office publishes a list of the people receiving honors for merit, service or bravery twice a year: just before
Indian superstar Rajinikanth joins politics in Tamil Nadu
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NEW DELHI (AP) — Movie superstar Rajinikanth is entering politics in his southern Indian state with a plan to launch his own party, calling it his duty. The 67-year-old said Sunday to his cheering supporters that his objective is to change the system and bring good governance to Tamil Nadu. He
'Sound of Music' actress Heather Menzies-Urich dies at 68
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Heather Menzies-Urich, who played one of the singing von Trapp children in the hit 1965 film, "The Sound of Music," has died. She was 68. Her son, actor Ryan Urich, told Variety that his mother died late Sunday in Frankford, Ontario. She recently had been diagnosed