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Son of Sam killer says he 'surrendered to dark forces'
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NEW YORK (AP) — The "Son of Sam" killer who terrorized New York 40 years ago says he thought he was doing something "to appease the devil." David Berkowitz told CBS News in an interview broadcast Friday (http://cbsn.ws/2vjE4Fa ) that he "surrendered to those very dark forces" when he killed
Judge tosses DJ's suit against Taylor Swift in groping trial
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DENVER (AP) — A judge on Friday threw out a former radio host's case against Taylor Swift in a trial that delved into their dueling lawsuits over whether he groped her during a backstage meet-and-greet and whether she and her team ruined his career. U.S. District Judge William Martinez
DJ in groping case says he may have touched Swift's ribs
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DENVER (AP) — A former radio disc jockey accused of groping Taylor Swift before a concert testified Tuesday that he may have touched the pop superstar's ribs with a closed hand as he tried to jump into a photo with her but insisted he did not touch her backside as she claims. David Mueller
Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data
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NEW YORK (AP) — A group of hackers posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded a multimillion-dollar ransom from the network to prevent the release of entire television series and other sensitive proprietary files. HBO, which had previously acknowledged the theft of
Box office top 20: 'Dark Tower,' 'Detroit'  struggle
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NEW YORK (AP) — Kathryn Bigelow's race-riots docudrama "Detroit" struggled to find a wide audience, while the poorly reviewed Stephen King adaptation "The Dark Tower" finally arrived to middling results. Sony Pictures' "The Dark Tower," starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey, still
Haruo Nakajima, actor who played original Godzilla, dies
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TOKYO (AP) — Haruo Nakajima, the actor who stomped in a rubber suit to portray the original 1954 Godzilla, helping to make the Japanese monster an iconic symbol of the nuclear era, has died. He was 88. Nakajima's daughter Sonoe Nakajima told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he had been
Photograph is among the key evidence in Taylor Swift trial
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DENVER (AP) — Jurors deciding whether a radio host groped Taylor Swift during a photo op — and whether she and her team got him fired — will have to determine not just whose story to believe but what to make of a photograph that both sides say proves their case. The photo shows David
Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announce separation
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Pratt and Anna Faris have announced they are separating after eight years of marriage. The actors announced their breakup on social media Sunday night in a joint statement confirmed by Pratt's publicist. "We tried hard for a long time, and we're really
Latest 'Game of Thrones' episode leaked online
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NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming episode of HBO's "Game of Thrones" has been leaked online but the network says it's not the result of a recent hack. Media company Star India acknowledged Friday that it was the source of the leaked episode and said it is investigating how it happened. The news
Taylor Swift, ex-radio host head to court over groping claim
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DENVER (AP) — Taylor Swift and her support team didn't call police after she said she had been groped by a Denver radio host during a photo session before a concert. Instead, they called his boss, and David Mueller lost his job. The disc jockey later sued the singer-songwriter, saying he had
Hit song 'Despacito' becomes most viewed video on YouTube
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NEW YORK (AP) — The music video for the No. 1 hit song "Despacito" has a new record — it's become the most popular clip on YouTube of all-time with more than three billion views. YouTube announced Friday that Luis Fonsi's ubiquitous song with Daddy Yankee has surpassed previous record holder
Vanity Fair stands by Angelina Jolie cover story
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vanity Fair is standing by its description of the casting process used for Angelina Jolie's forthcoming Netflix film, "First They Killed My Father." The magazine wrote in a statement Thursday that it has reviewed transcripts and audio recordings from interviews with Jolie
Casey Affleck's wife files for divorce in Los Angeles
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Casey Affleck's wife has filed for divorce more than a year after the couple announced their separation. Summer Phoenix filed the petition in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday citing "irreconcilable differences." The 41-year-old Oscar-winning actor and Phoenix
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
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NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died. He was 73. Family spokesman Chris Boneau said Monday that Shepard died
Award-winning French actress Jeanne Moreau dies at 89
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PARIS (AP) — French actress Jeanne Moreau, the smoky-voiced femme fatale of the French New Wave who starred in Francois Truffaut's love triangle film "Jules and Jim" and worked with many other acclaimed directors during a decades-long career, has died at 89. Outspoken, provocative and acting