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This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Daniela Vega in a scene from, "A Fantastic Woman." Nine films are now vying for an Academy Award nomination in the foreign language category with nominees to be announced Jan. 23, 2017. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the short-list Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, which includes Chile’s “A Fantastic Woman,” Germany’s “In the Fade,” Hungary’s “On Body and Soul,” Israel’s “Foxtrot,” Lebanon’s “The Insult,” Russia’s “Loveless,” Senegal’s “Felicite,” South Africa’s “The Wound” and Sweden’s “The Square.” (Sony Pictures Classics via AP)
December 15, 2017 - 12:27 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nine films are now vying for an Academy Award nomination in the foreign language category. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the short-list Thursday, which includes films from Chile, Germany, Israel and Lebanon. Ninety-two films were initially in...
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December 15, 2017 - 12:00 am
9 films now vying for foreign language Oscar nomination Dustin Hoffman accused of new incidents of sexual misconduct Ex-'Apprentice' star Omarosa to tell all about White House The Latest: Omarosa: Trump's senior staff has no blacks left The Latest: Walmart suspends ties to Tavis Smiley show, tour...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2017 file photo, Dustin Hoffman arrives at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grants Banquet at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. More women are accusing Hoffman of sexual misconduct, including allegations from a playwright who on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, accused the actor of exposing himself to her in a New York hotel room in 1980 when she was 16-years-old. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 11:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More women are accusing Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct, including an incident in which a playwright says the actor exposed himself to her in a New York hotel room when she was 16-years-old. Playwright Cori Thomas described the 1980 incident in a story published Thursday by...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, Tavis Smiley appears at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. PBS says it has suspended distribution of Smiley’s talk show after an independent investigation uncovered “multiple, credible allegations” of misconduct by its host. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 11:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart and a book distributor distanced themselves from Tavis Smiley on Thursday after PBS said an investigation found "troubling allegations" of sexual misconduct by the radio and TV host. The moves came a day after PBS said it was suspending Smiley following an independent...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2015 file photo, Russell Simmons speaks appears at the RUSH Philanthropic Arts Foundation's Art for Life Benefit in Water Mill, N.Y. Three women have told the New York Times that music mogul Russell Simmons raped them. Simmons, in a statement to the paper, vehemently denied what he called “these horrific accusations,” saying all his relations have been consensual. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 10:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Music mogul Russell Simmons said on Instagram that he plans to defend himself a day after a New York Times story published claims by three women saying he raped them. The allegations in the Times' Wednesday report stem from the 1980s and 1990s. Simmons denied the allegations...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2015 file photo, Russell Simmons speaks appears at the RUSH Philanthropic Arts Foundation's Art for Life Benefit in Water Mill, N.Y. Three women have told the New York Times that music mogul Russell Simmons raped them. Simmons, in a statement to the paper, vehemently denied what he called “these horrific accusations,” saying all his relations have been consensual. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 8:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against music mogul Russell Simmons (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The New York Police Department has launched an investigation into allegations made by three women who say that music mogul Russell Simmons raped them. Deputy Chief Timothy...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on African American History Month in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. From left are, Omarosa Manigault, Trump, and then-Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson. Omarosa Manigault Newman — the former "Apprentice" contestant who became one of Trump's most prominent African -American supporters — has resigned from the White House.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
December 14, 2017 - 6:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former "Apprentice" star Omarosa is putting the White House on notice as she makes her exit: She has "quite a story to tell" about her time in President Donald Trump's administration and "the world will want to hear it." Accustomed to the spotlight, Omarosa Manigault Newman...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016 file photo, Omarosa Manigault smiles at reporters as she walks through the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman, one of President Donald Trump’s most prominent African-American supporters, plans to leave the administration next month. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 14, 2017 - 6:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Omarosa Manigault Newman and her departure from the White House staff (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Former "Apprentice" contestant Omarosa Manigault Newman says her departure from the White House means President Donald Trump will have no African-Americans on his...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2015, file photo, Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band performs at LP Field at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Tenn. Three-time Grammy winners Zac Brown Band will perform the national anthem before the college football national championship game in Atlanta on Jan. 8, 2018, the College Football Playoff announced on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 6:16 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Three-time Grammy winners Zac Brown Band will perform the national anthem before the college football national championship game in Atlanta on Jan. 8. The College Football Playoff on Thursday announced the participants for its pregame festivities. Atlanta gospel choir David...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, Pink performs at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival Day 1 held at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Pink is joining the list of stars performing in Minneapolis during Super Bowl week. The singer will perform Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at Nomadic Live! in the refurbished Minneapolis Armory building.(Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 5:26 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Pink is joining the list of stars performing in Minneapolis during Super Bowl week. The singer will perform Friday, Feb. 2, at Nomadic Live! in the refurbished Minneapolis Armory building. Imagine Dragons will headline the EA Sports Bowl on Thursday, Feb. 1, at the Armory...
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