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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
    3 months 1 weeks ago
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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
Disney: Animatronic Trump will speak at Disney World show
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Disney has confirmed that an animatronic version of President Donald Trump will have a speaking role at its Hall of Presidents attraction at Walt Disney World in Florida. The company is pushing back against reports that Trump's figure wouldn't have a speaking part
'John Wick,' 'Dragon Tattoo' star Michael Nyqvist dies at 56
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" films and often played villains in Hollywood movies like "John Wick" has died. Nyqvist's representative Jenny Tversky said Tuesday that he died after a year-long battle with lung
JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared
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LONDON (AP) — Wizarding legend Harry Potter's tale has turned 20. Author J.K. Rowling's first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was published in Britain on June 26, 1997. Since then, it has sold more than 450 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 79 languages.
Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger
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NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using violent imagery when dealing with the president. "When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?" Depp
Yoosey injured in “Dhiriulhumakeemeeba” shoot
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Famous comedian, Yoosuf Rafeeu (Yoosey) has been injured yesterday evening during the shooting of his TV show, “Dhiriulhumakeemeeba” airing exclusively on Sun TV this Ramadan. The comedian sprained his neck after a motorcycle in the scene lost control on the sand and fell into the sea with
Adam West, who played 1960s-era Batman, dies at 88
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam West, whose straight-faced portrayal of Batman in a campy 1960s TV series lifted the tight-clad Caped Crusader into the national consciousness, has died at age 88, his publicist Molly Schoneveld said Saturday. West died Friday night after "a short but brave battle with
George and Amal Clooney welcome twins Ella and Alexander
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NEW YORK (AP) — George and Amal Clooney's twins have arrived — one of the most anticipated births since Knox and Vivienne Jolie-Pitt were born in 2008. Beyonce and Jay Z, you're next. The Clooneys welcomed a son and a daughter on Tuesday morning, announcing in a joint statement that
'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped
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NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's chief accuser took the stand at his sexual assault trial Tuesday to tell her story publicly for the first time, saying the comedian violated her after giving her three blue pills that left her paralyzed and helpless. "In my head, I was trying to get my hands
The Latest: Returning Grande fans shaken by London attack
    4 months 2 weeks ago
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LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the suicide bombing that killed 22 people attending an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England: (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Ariana Grande fans have begun arriving for the American pop singer's Manchester benefit concert, nervous but