Arts and entertainment

December 09, 2017 - 7:43 pm
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A prominent Cambodian filmmaker is speaking at a Massachusetts high school about the 2017 film he produced with Angelina Jolie on the Khmer Rouge's bloody reign in Cambodia. Rithy Panh will join Cambodian community organizers for a panel discussion following a free screening of...
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December 09, 2017 - 6:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Charlie Sheen is suing the National Enquirer, saying that the magazine defamed him by alleging he sexually assaulted teen actor Corey Haim. In papers filed Friday in Los Angeles, Sheen called the tabloid's allegations "ridiculous" and "disgusting." The Enquirer's Nov. 8 edition...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, movie mogul Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Two recent lawsuits have made the unorthodox legal argument that Harvey Weinstein's pursuit of young women, and his attempts to quiet sexual assault accusations, effectively amounted to organized crime. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
December 09, 2017 - 1:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The federal anti-racketeering law has been used since the late 1970s to bring down mob bosses. Could it be used to prosecute Harvey Weinstein? Lawyers for six actresses who say they were sexually assaulted by the movie producer filed a lawsuit Wednesday in New York arguing that...
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Tourists photograph an entrance of a newly discovered tomb on Luxor's West Bank known as "KAMPP 150" during an announcement for the Egyptian Ministry of antiquities about new discoveries in Luxor, Egypt, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have discovered two ancient tombs in the southern city of Luxor. The ministry said Saturday that one tomb has five entrances leading to a rectangular hall, and contains painted wooden funerary masks, clay vessels and a mummy wrapped in linen. (AP Photo/Hamada Elrasam)
December 09, 2017 - 12:53 pm
LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery of two small ancient tombs in the southern city Luxor dating back some 3,500 years and hoped it will help the country's efforts to revive its ailing tourism sector. The tombs, located on the west bank of the river Nile in a cemetery for...
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The words "Thank you Johnny" is displayed on the Eiffel Tower referring to late French rock star Johnny Hallyday in Paris, France, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. French President Emmanuel Macron and hundreds of thousands of fans are expected to pay tribute to the late French rock star Johnny Hallyday on Saturday as his funeral procession weaves through Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
December 09, 2017 - 11:36 am
PARIS (AP) — France bid farewell to its biggest rock star Saturday, honoring Johnny Hallyday with an extravagant funeral procession down Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue, a presidential speech and a televised church ceremony filled with the country's most famous faces. Few figures in French history...
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December 09, 2017 - 10:41 am
BERLIN (AP) — U2 frontman Bono says he takes the investigation into his business arrangements "incredibly seriously" and wants them to be transparent. Bono was named in the "Paradise Papers " leaks that detailed the offshore tax arrangements of numerous high-profile individuals. The documents...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2012, file photo, Fran Drescher arrives to the TV Land Awards 10th Anniversary in New York. Drescher is hosting a major Hanukkah celebration in Boston, a celebration of the Jewish Festival of Lights on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at the Union for Reform Judaism’s convention at the Hynes Convention Center. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
December 09, 2017 - 10:33 am
BOSTON (AP) — Actress Fran Drescher is hosting a major Hanukkah celebration in Boston. "The Nanny" star will host a celebration of the Jewish Festival of Lights on Saturday at the Union for Reform Judaism's convention at the Hynes Convention Center. The organization says it's the largest Jewish...
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The hearse carrying the casket of French rock star Johnny Hallyday arrives at the Arc de Triomphe before rolling down the Champs Elysees avenue during a funeral procession, in Paris, France, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. France is bidding farewell to its biggest rock star, honoring Johnny Hallyday with an exceptional funeral procession down the Champs-Elysees, a presidential speech and a motorcycle parade — all under intense security. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
December 09, 2017 - 7:59 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French rocker Johnny Hallyday's funeral (all times local): 1:55 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron is mourning a "part of France" that has departed with the death of rock star Johnny Hallyday, calling him a prodigal son of the nation during the singer's exceptional...
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December 09, 2017 - 3:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — To be announced. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Tim Scott, R-S.C.; Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley; Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Susan...
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In this Dec. 4, 2017, photo, 4 New York Plaza, where American Media Inc., has its headquarters in New York City. An Associated Press investigation reveals that the top editor at National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc., Dylan Howard, who previously faced allegations of sexual misconduct at the gossip news giant, was also accused of harassing behavior at another employer. He resigned from the startup celebrity news site Celebuzz in 2013 amid a human resources investigation, after he had already left American Media’s Los Angeles office in 2012 amid allegations of sexual harassment. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 09, 2017 - 3:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dylan Howard, the top editor at National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc., who previously faced allegations of sexual misconduct at the gossip news giant, was also accused of harassing behavior at another employer, according to interviews and documents obtained by The...
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