Arts and entertainment

FILE- In this Aug. 22, 2017, file photo, Bill Cosby departs after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. A federal appeals court rejected an attempt to revive a defamation lawsuit against Cosby by a woman who claims he raped her decades ago. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston on Wednesday, Oct. 18, upheld a lower court ruling dismissing Kathrine McKee’s case against Cosby. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
October 18, 2017 - 7:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to revive a defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby by a woman who said he raped her decades ago. A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston upheld a lower court ruling dismissing Kathrine McKee's lawsuit...
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October 18, 2017 - 6:09 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University is rescinding a 2014 medal it awarded to Harvey Weinstein for his contributions to African American culture. The school's Hutchins Center for African and African American Research decided to revoke the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal on Tuesday in light of...
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In this Oct. 17, 2017, photo released by Warner Bros., Stephen Schuck, left, and Jesus Campos appear with host Ellen Degeneres during a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif. Schuck, a building engineer, and Campos, a security guard, were working at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino the night of the mass shooting on Oct. 1. Campos was shot by gunman Stephen Paddock. The show airs on Wednesday. (Photo by Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.)
October 18, 2017 - 5:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The gunman who unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history first wounded an unsuspecting hotel security guard in a hallway who promptly radioed for help, according to a TV interview broadcast Wednesday with the guard and a hotel building engineer whose life he is...
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FILE - In this May 26, 2013 file photo, actress Asia Argento arrives for the awards ceremony of the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. Italian Actress Asia Argento declares Harvey Weinstein the "biggest serial predator in the history," and says she has been "doubly crucified", first by the sexual violence and second by the media in TV interview. She says the abuse when she was 21 "smashed all my dreams and changed my perception of myself." (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
October 18, 2017 - 3:29 pm
ROME (AP) — Italian actress and filmmaker Asia Argento says being sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein "smashed all my dreams" and "changed the perception I had of myself." Argento revealed for the first time in an interview published in The New Yorker magazine last week that in 1997 Weinstein...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo President Donald Trump arrives with first lady Melania Trump at the Liberty Ball in Washington. Melania Trump is donating her inaugural ball gown to the first ladies’ collection at the Smithsonian Institution. The first lady is handing over the vanilla silk, off-the-shoulder gown during a ceremony on Oct. 20. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
October 18, 2017 - 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is donating her inaugural ball gown to the First Ladies' Collection at the Smithsonian Institution. The first lady is handing over the vanilla silk, off-the-shoulder gown during a ceremony Friday in Washington. The gown also featured a slit skirt, ruffled accent trim...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2017 file photo, lead singer of The Tragically Hip Gord Downie salutes fans during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series between the Toronto Raptors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Toronto. The widely revered lead singer died Tuesday night, Oct. 17, 2017. He was 53. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP File)
October 18, 2017 - 2:52 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Gord Downie, who made himself part of Canada's national identity with songs about hockey and small towns as lead singer and songwriter of iconic rock band The Tragically Hip, has died at age 53 after a battle with brain cancer. A statement on the band's website said he died Tuesday...
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Dutch artist Joep van Lieshout poses for photographs in front of his sculpture "Domestikator", displayed in the plaza outside the Centre Pompidou modern art museum in Paris, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. The Centre Pompidou modern art museum in Paris has unveiled a provocative sculpture meant to represent the domestication of the earth by humanity. The huge sculpture, made of cubical metal containers, suggests two human figures having sexual intercourse, and the Louvre Museum ruled it too obscene to display in the nearby Tuileries Gardens as part of the FIAC contemporary art exhibition.(AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
October 18, 2017 - 2:25 pm
PARIS (AP) — A huge sculpture deemed too obscene for the regal gardens of the Louvre Museum has found a new home at Paris' edgier Pompidou Center. The art work was unveiled Tuesday in front of the Pompidou modern art museum. The piece, made of cubical containers, suggests an abstract pair having...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2015 file photo, conductor Zubin Mehta appears with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra during the traditional New Year's concert at the Musikverein in Vienna, Austria. Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra are starting a two-week North American tour at New York’s Carnegie Hall. The Oct. 25 opening night concert will feature an all-Mozart program including the overture to “The Marriage of Figaro.” (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)
October 18, 2017 - 1:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Conductor Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra are starting a two-week North American tour at New York's Carnegie Hall. The Oct. 25 opening-night concert will feature an all-Mozart program including the overture to "The Marriage of Figaro." The orchestra will visit...
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October 18, 2017 - 9:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Houston, global senior pastor of Hillsong Church, has a book coming out next year. WaterBrook, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that "There is More: When the World Says You Can't — God Says You Can" will be published in March...
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A house said to be a boyhood home of singer Elvis Presley is pictured in Tupelo, Miss., on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. The house and more than 16 acres of adjoining property are part of an online celebrity auction set for Nov. 11. The home is located atop a hill near the elementary school that Presley attended. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
October 18, 2017 - 9:26 am
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Years before Elvis Presley became the King of Rock and Roll, the story goes, he lived in a small house up a hill from his elementary school in northeastern Mississippi and played with other kids in a nearby field. Fans now have a chance to buy that old home and land. The white...
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