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Linkin Park releases statement about band member's death
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NEW YORK (AP) — Linkin Park said their hearts are broken following the death of lead singer Chester Bennington, who died by hanging last week. The rock band said Monday that the "shock waves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we come to grips with what has
Bieber cancels rest of tour for 'unforeseen circumstances'
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NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber is canceling the rest of his Purpose World Tour "due to unforeseen circumstances." His representatives didn't offer details about the cancellation in a statement released Monday but said the singer "loves his fans and hates to disappoint them." "However, after
'Despacito' singers veto Venezuelan leader's campaign remix
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — There's a new take on the hit Latin pop song "Despacito." And this one is not garnering accolades from its producers. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro premiered a remix of the song by Puerto Rican duo Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee Sunday, transforming the
Comic-Con hits: 'Black Panther,' Batman, 'Stranger Things'
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — From "Black Panther" to Batman, "Stranger Things" to "Blade Runner 2049," and "Ready Player One" to Rep. John Lewis, Comic-Con had something for almost every pop-culture appetite. As the annual fan convention in San Diego wraps Sunday after four days of panels, presentations,
UK palace releases Prince George's 4th birthday portrait
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LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace has released a portrait to mark Prince George's fourth birthday. The son of Prince William and his wife Kate celebrated his birthday Saturday. George, who is third in line to the throne, is beaming with a happy smile in the photo. The palace said William and
Creators, cast of 'Stranger Things' debut season 2 trailer
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The creators of "Stranger Things" premiered a trailer for the show's second season at Comic-Con on Saturday that was so new, even the cast hadn't seen it. The Duffer Bros. were joined by director Shawn Levy and stars Millie Bobby Brown, Matthew Modine and the crew of young
Beijing says no to Justin Bieber over past 'bad behavior'
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BEIJING (AP) — China's capital says it won't be inviting Justin Bieber to perform in the country because of his past "bad behavior," although it did concede that the Canadian singer has talent. In response to a question from a purported fan on its web page, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of
Ben Affleck to fans: I'm still Batman, despite rumors
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ben Affleck is still Batman. The actor shot down rumors that he would be hanging up his cape for the stand-alone Batman film, even though he recently ceded directing responsibilities. Speaking to a crowd of about 6,500 fans at San Diego Comic-Con, Affleck unequivocally assured
Linkin Park cancels tour after Chester Bennington's death
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The band Linkin Park canceled its North American tour Friday after its lead singer, Chester Bennington, was found dead by hanging the day before. "We are incredibly saddened to hear about the passing of Chester Bennington. The Linkin Park One More Light North American Tour
Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, whose screeching vocals helped the rock-rap band become one of the most commercially successful acts in the 2000s, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner said. He was 41. Coroner
Auction of Madonna's panties, love letter from Tupac halted
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NEW YORK (AP) — An impending auction of pop star Madonna's personal items, including a love letter from her ex-boyfriend the late rapper Tupac Shakur, a pair of previously worn panties and a hairbrush containing her hair, was halted by a judge on Tuesday. Manhattan state Supreme Court Judge
George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77
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NEW YORK (AP) — George Romero, whose classic "Night of the Living Dead" and other horror films turned zombie movies into social commentaries and who saw his flesh-devouring undead spawn countless imitators, remakes and homages, has died. He was 77. Romero died Sunday following a battle with
Art exhibit in Poland shows Auschwitz through inmates' eyes
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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A new exhibition in southern Poland shows the brutality of the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz through the artistic work of its inmates. Some of the artworks are being shown publicly for the first time. The "Face to Face: Art in Auschwitz" exhibition opened last week
'True Blood' actor Nelsan Ellis dead at 39
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NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Nelsan Ellis, best known for his memorable portrayal of Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's "True Blood," has died at the age of 39. Ellis' manager, Emily Gerson Saines, confirmed the actor's death in an email Saturday. The Hollywood Reporter, which was first to report Ellis'
Kendall and Kylie Jenner sued over Tupac Shakur T-shirts
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A commercial photographer has sued Kendall and Kylie Jenner over the use of two of his images of late rapper Tupac Shakur that were used on T-shirts the sisters briefly sold for $125 apiece. Michael Miller sued the Jenner sisters in a Los Angeles federal court on Friday for