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Police say Kennedy intruder was seeking Katy Perry

HYANNIS PORT, Mass. (AP) — A man accused of breaking into the Kennedy compound on Cape Cod and telling authorities he was looking for singer Katy Perry was due in court Wednesday, July 16. Police in Barnstable, Massachusetts, responded to the home in the Hyannis Port section of town around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, [...]

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Sterling says he won’t sell team, calls wife pig

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Sterling denounced his wife, her lawyers and the NBA from the witness stand Wednesday, July 9, saying he would never sell the Los Angeles Clippers and vowing a lifetime of lawsuits against the league. “Make no mistake today,” Sterling shouted toward the end of his second day of testimony in [...]

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HBO film explores marriages from their start

    NEW YORK (AP) — As filmmaker Doug Block sat in a coffee shop talking about his “112 Weddings” documentary, a stranger interrupted him to talk — at great length — about the state of her marriage. She wasn’t even aware of the film, which debuts Monday,  on HBO (9 p.m. EDT). The conversation [...]

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Medical issues’ hospitalize Boston concertgoers

  BOSTON (AP) — Three dozen people were transported to the hospital and as many as 50 others were treated or evaluated at the scene during a an electronic dance music show in Boston featuring Swedish disc jockey Avicii. No one appeared to have life-threatening injuries, Boston EMS Deputy Superintendent Mike Bosse said, blaming alcohol and drug [...]

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Jay Z’s touring ‘blueprint’: Rapper co-headlines

  NEW YORK (AP) — You could create a music award based on Jay Z’s collaborative tours. Past nominees for best live performance by Jay Z and friends would include Justin Timberlake, Eminem and Kanye West, among others. And this year, the rap king is hitting the road with his superstar wife, Beyonce. The On the Run [...]

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Plea deal talks fall apart in Chris Brown case

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown was close to resolving his assault case in a deal that would have kept him out of jail, but talks fell apart Wednesday, June 25 when attorneys couldn’t agree on what Brown would acknowledge happened during a scuffle that led to his arrest. Brown was arrested in October [...]

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Eli Wallach, veteran character actor, dies at 98

  NEW YORK (AP) — Eli Wallach, the raspy-voiced character actor who starred in dozens of movies and Broadway plays over a remarkable and enduring career and earned film immortality as a conniving, quick-on-the-draw bandit in the classic Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” has died. He was 98. The actor’s son, Peter [...]

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Oldman apologizes for defending Gibson and Baldwin

  NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Oldman has apologized for defending fellow actors Mel Gibson and Alec Baldwin from critics of their controversial remarks about Jews and gays. “I am deeply remorseful that comments I recently made in the Playboy Interview were offensive to many Jewish people,” Oldman wrote in an open letter to the [...]

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Justices rule for broadcasters in fight with Aereo

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, June 25, that a startup Internet company has to pay broadcasters when it takes television programs from the airwaves and allows subscribers to watch them on smartphones and other portable devices. The justices said by a 6-3 vote that Aereo Inc. is violating the broadcasters’ copyrights [...]

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HBO drama probes the trauma of a missing 2 percent

  NEW YORK (AP) — Not long ago, 2 percent of the world’s population vanished. Quietly, instantly, with no provocation. This unfathomable loss continues to haunt all those left behind, including residents of the small New York town that serves as the setting for “The Leftovers,” HBO’s eerie new drama premiering Sunday at 10 p.m. [...]

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Review: Ab-Soul continues strong run for Top Dawg

  Ab-Soul, “These Days …” (Top Dawg) Rapper Ab-Soul grew up in his family’s record store with free access to anything in the stacks. That explains a lot about “These Days …,” the bursting-at-the-seams album that’s No. 4 in Top Dawg Entertainment’s massive 2014 rollout (only Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock to go). The 15-track album [...]

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