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In 'Justice League,' DC looks beyond Batman and Superman
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NEW YORK (AP) — Peace never reigns in the pages of DC Comics. There's always a world to be saving, a cataclysm to avert. The making of the DC superhero team-up film "Justice League" was hardly any more tranquil. Made in the wake of the disappointment surrounding its predecessor, "Batman v
Russian TV network registers as foreign agent in US
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian state-funded TV channel RT has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent after pressure from the U.S. government, documents released Monday show. The Justice Department announced the registration just hours after RT's chief editor said the company had
Hundreds in Hollywood march against sexual harassment
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Armed with signs, catchy phrases and a motivation to take #MeToo beyond the internet and into real life, a few hundred women, men and children gathered Sunday among the sex shops and tourist traps of Hollywood Boulevard to protest sexual harassment. The Take Back the
Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran vie for best artist at MTV EMAs
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LONDON (AP) — Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran are among contenders for the best-artist trophy at Sunday's MTV EMAs in London, where Irish rockers U2 are set to be named global icons. Swift has nominations in six categories at the music awards, including best artist and best video, for "Look What
Indonesia museum removes Hitler display after protests
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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian visual effects museum that encouraged visitors to take selfies with a waxwork of Hitler against a giant image of the Auschwitz extermination camp has removed the exhibit after protests. Warli, the De Mata Trick Eye Museum's marketing officer, says the
France's Macron, Arab leaders unveil Louvre Abu Dhabi
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron joined Arab kings and other rulers on Wednesday to inaugurate the Louvre Abu Dhabi, a decade after his country signed an over $1.2 billion agreement to share the name and art of the world-famous museum. Envisioned by
Disney ends LA Times ban after widespread backlash
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday lifted its ban of Los Angeles Times reporters and critics from its press screenings after a widespread backlash prompted several media outlets to announce their own boycotts of Disney movies. In a statement Tuesday, Disney said it was restoring
Film critics bar Disney from awards over L.A. Times dispute
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four prominent film critics groups say they will bar Walt Disney Co. films from receiving awards consideration over the company's decision to bar the Los Angeles Times from advance screenings of its films and access to its talent. Disney said last week the Times
Brother Love: Sean 'Diddy' Combs changes his name, again
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Rapper and producer Sean Combs has changed his nickname once again. In a video posted to Twitter Saturday, Combs said he was celebrating his birthday by changing his name to "Love, a.k.a. Brother Love." Combs says he won't be answering to Puffy, Diddy, Puff Daddy or any of his other
Box Office Top 20: 'Thor: Ragnarok' commands $122.7 million
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The God of Thunder had an even mightier opening weekend than expected. "Thor: Ragnarok," the third film in the series, scored a franchise best with a robust $122.7 million debut, making it the fourth-biggest opening of 2017. The Walt Disney Co. and Marvel film easily took
Harvard honors Elton John for efforts to fight HIV, AIDS
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Elton John has been honored at Harvard University for his philanthropic efforts to fight HIV and AIDS. The 70-year-old singer was awarded the Harvard Foundation's Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award in a ceremony Monday. Previous winners include former South African
Television Academy expels Harvey Weinstein for life
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organization that bestows the Emmy Awards has voted to expel Harvey Weinstein in the wake of numerous allegations of sexual harassment and abuse against the producer. The Television Academy says its leadership voted Monday to ban the producer for life. Weinstein is
Ohio waitress says model Chrissy Teigen left $1,000 tip
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CENTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio waitress says model Chrissy Teigen left her the largest tip of her life. Mikayla Scott says she was working at a Centerville Outback Steakhouse on Oct. 27 when Teigen, her daughter and several others came in. The 21-year-old says she was nervous serving the
Pre-orders for new Swift album reach more than 400,000 units
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NEW YORK (AP) — Pre-orders for Taylor Swift's "reputation" have reached more than 400,000 units and the album has become Target's biggest music pre-sale of all-time. Big Machine Records told The Associated Press on Friday that pre-orders for "reputation," to be released Nov. 10, are double the
NYPD says it is building rape case against Harvey Weinstein
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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police said Friday that an actress' rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein are credible, and if the movie mogul were in the state and the accusation more recent, they would move to arrest him immediately. Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said investigators have