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October 06, 2018 - 7:57 am
LONDON (AP) — Screenwriter Ray Galton, who co-wrote the landmark British comedy series "Hancock's Half Hour" and "Steptoe and Son," has died at 88. Galton's family said Saturday that he died Friday evening after a "long and heart-breaking battle with dementia." The London-born Galton was diagnosed...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2015 file photo, Joe Masteroff attends the opening night performance of Broadway's "On the Twentieth Century" in New York. Masteroff, the Tony Award-winning story writer of the brilliant, edgy musical "Cabaret" and the touching, romantic "She Loves Me," has died at age 98. The Roundabout Theatre Company, which produced recent revivals of his best-loved shows, said Masteroff died Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at the Actors Fund Home in Englewood, N.J. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
September 28, 2018 - 9:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Masteroff, the Tony Award-winning story writer of the brilliant, edgy musical "Cabaret" and the touching, romantic "She Loves Me," has died. He was 98. Masteroff died Friday at the Actors Fund Home in Englewood, New Jersey, said The Roundabout Theatre Company, which produced...
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File - In this Dec. 13, 2017, file photo, Will Smith arrives at the U.S. premiere of "Bright" in Los Angeles. When Smith turns 50 on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, he will jump head-first into the big milestone. The “Fresh Prince” plans to bungee jump from a helicopter over a gorge just outside Grand Canyon National Park. His birthday activity is the latest in a vast history of outrageous stunts staged in and around one of the world’s seven natural wonders. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
September 26, 2018 - 4:14 am
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. (AP) — Like a scene out of a high-octane action movie that he would star in, Will Smith celebrated his 50th birthday Tuesday by successfully bungee jumping from a helicopter near the Grand Canyon. Cameras, which captured the stunt for a livestream on YouTube ,...
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FILE - At left, in a March 11, 2017, file photo, Claressa Shields poses with her North American Boxing Federation middleweight championship belt after she defeated Szilvia Szabados, in Detroit. At right, in an Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, five-time world boxing champion Christina Hammer, of Germany, holds her title belts during a news conference, in Detroit. Shields will face Hammer in a middleweight unification bout Nov. 17 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
September 25, 2018 - 5:27 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Claressa Shields offered reporters a catchy play on words to promote her next fight. The two-time Olympic champion will face unbeaten Christina Hammer of Germany in a middleweight unification bout Nov. 17 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The fight is a blockbuster between two of boxing'...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2007, file photo, Brendan Dassey appears in court at the Manitowoc County Courthouse in Manitowoc, Wis. A sequel to the popular "Making a Murderer" documentary series recounting the story of Dassey, and his uncle, Steve Avery, who were convicted in the 2005 slaying of Wisconsin photographer Teresa Halbach, is set to premiere Oct. 19, 2018, on Netflix. The sequel, "Making a Murderer 2," will follow their appeals. (Dan Powers/The Post-Crescent, Pool, File)
September 25, 2018 - 2:59 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A sequel to the popular "Making a Murderer" documentary series about a Wisconsin murder case is set to premiere Oct. 19 on Netflix. The first "Making a Murderer" recounted the story of Steven Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, who were convicted in the 2005 slaying of...
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The Philadelphia Flyers mascot, Gritty, takes to the ice during the first intermission of the Flyers' preseason NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins, Monday, Sept, 24, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
September 24, 2018 - 9:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have introduced an odd-looking new team mascot — a 7-foot fuzzy creature named Gritty with a wild, orange beard. The character's debut triggered an outpouring of comments online, including "Good luck sleeping tonight, Flyers fans" and comparisons to ZZ...
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Glenn Weiss , left, proposes to Jan Svendsen at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
September 17, 2018 - 8:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As a director of awards shows, Glenn Weiss specializes in making big moments on the stage. He'll have a hard time topping this one. In what could become the most talked-about moment of Monday night's Emmy Awards, Weiss used his acceptance speech for directing the Oscars telecast...
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September 15, 2018 - 2:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Donat, the Canadian actor who played Agent Fox Mulder's father in "The X-Files" and had roles in TV shows, films and onstage, has died. He was 90. His son, Caleb, tells The Associated Press that his father died Monday from complications of diabetes at his home in Point Reyes...
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Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua, left, shakes hands with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during their meeting at the Government Office Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Hu is in Hanoi to attend the three-day World Economic Forum on ASEAN. (Nhac Nguyen/Pool photo via AP)
September 12, 2018 - 1:16 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A top Chinese official and leaders of several Southeast Asian countries said Wednesday that moves by the U.S. to limit trade and protect American businesses pose a grave threat to the world economy. Uncertainty and destabilizing factors threaten to undermine growth, Chinese...
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This combination photo shows Bruno Mars in the press room with his awards at the 60th annual Grammy Awards in New York on Jan. 28, 2018, left, and Prince presenting the award for album of the year at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 8, 2015. A representative for Mars says a report claiming he will portray Prince in a new movie is false. British tabloid Daily Mirror published a story Saturday, Sept. 8, that said Mars was “being lined up to play Prince” in a biopic to air on Netflix. (AP Photo)
September 11, 2018 - 9:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A representative for Bruno Mars says a report claiming he will portray Prince in a new movie is "100 percent false." The Daily Mirror, a British tabloid, published a story over the weekend saying that Mars was "being lined up to play Prince" in a biopic to air on Netflix. The story...
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