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FILE - In March 17, 2015, file photo, New York real estate heir Robert Durst smiles as he is transported from Orleans Parish Criminal District Court to the Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment on murder charges in New Orleans. Durst, 73, charged with murdering a friend in Los Angeles told a prosecutor he never fled because of inertia. Documents released Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, show Durst told a prosecutor he was the world's worst fugitive. Durst did not confess to the killing but he said he was willing to provide information Deputy District Attorney John Lewin sought in exchange for a better prison assignment. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
December 16, 2016 - 10:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York real estate heir Robert Durst knew he was suspected in the Los Angeles killing of his best friend, but he never fled when he had the chance because years had passed and he didn't think police would come after him, according to court documents released Friday. Durst was...
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December 16, 2016 - 6:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A New York real estate heir charged with murder in Los Angeles told a prosecutor he cooperated with filmmakers in a documentary about his life because he wanted them to see him as "an acceptable human being," according to court documents released Friday. Robert Durst said he gave...
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First lady Michelle Obama 'winks' and gestures to guests after after speaking following the screening for the movie 'Hidden Figures,' Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
December 16, 2016 - 4:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says the White House needs a "grown-up" and the nation will come to appreciate President Barack Obama. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey set to air Monday night on CBS, the first lady says the election has reinforced her view that her husband's administration was...
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FILE - In this June 4, 2016, file photo, Julia Roberts accepts the woman of the decade award at the Guys Choice Awards in Culver City, Calif. The Hollywood Reporter said on Dec. 15, 2016, that Roberts would be taking on her first regular TV role in a miniseries adaptation of Maria Semple’s novel, “Today Will Be Different.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
December 16, 2016 - 12:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Roberts is set to star in her first-ever TV series. The Hollywood Reporter says Roberts will star in a limited series based on Maria Semple's novel, "Today Will Be Different." Roberts will star as the book's main character, Eleanor Flood. Semple tells the magazine she's...
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This image released by Disney XD shows a scene from Disney's "DuckTales," an all-new animated comedy series based on the Emmy Award-winning series starring Scrooge McDuck and his grandnephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, and Donald Duck. The series is set to debut in 2017 on Disney XD. (Disney XD via AP)
December 16, 2016 - 11:36 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's new version of the 1980s animated series "DuckTales" is getting a cast worth quacking about, including a former Doctor Who. Disney said Friday that David Tennant will be the voice of Scrooge McDuck, the wealthy great-uncle of Huey, Dewey and Louie. Tennant played the...
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This image released by Disney XD shows a scene from Disney's "DuckTales," an all-new animated comedy series based on the Emmy Award-winning series starring Scrooge McDuck and his grandnephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, and Donald Duck. The series is set to debut in 2017 on Disney XD. (Disney XD via AP)
December 16, 2016 - 9:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney's new version of the 1980s animated series "DuckTales" is getting a cast worth quacking about, including a former Doctor Who. Disney said Friday that David Tennant will be the voice of Scrooge McDuck, the wealthy great-uncle of Huey, Dewey and Louie. Tennant played the...
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December 16, 2016 - 1:14 am
BOSTON (AP) — A former Teamsters official who intimidated the staff and crew of the "Top Chef" reality TV show while it was filming in Boston in 2014 will serve six months of house arrest. Mark Harrington was sentenced Thursday in federal court to two years of probation, including home confinement...
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December 15, 2016 - 9:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing year-round Olympic programming to the United States. After years of trying, the U.S and International Olympic Committees have agreed with NBC on a package that will offer year-round Olympic programming, focused on U.S. athletes, the parties announced Thursday. NBC...
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Anastasia Lin, 26, Canada's entrant to Miss World beauty pageant, answers questions during her interview with the Associated Press, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 in Oxon Hill, Md. Miss Canada will be vying for more than the winner’s tiara when she competes in the annual Miss World pageant in Washington this weekend. Lin wants to tell a global TV audience about the evil of organ-harvesting. Lin was due to compete at Miss World last year when it was hosted by China but was barred from entering the country due to her activism against persecution of Falun Gong, a meditation practice that she follows and China’s government has outlawed. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
December 15, 2016 - 3:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Miss Canada will be vying for more than the winner's tiara when she competes in the annual Miss World pageant in Washington this weekend. Anastasia Lin wants to tell a global TV audience about the evil of organ-harvesting. Lin was due to compete at Miss World last year when it was...
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This image released by HBO shows a scene from the documentary, "A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness," one of 14 winners of the 2017 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, announced Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. (HBO via AP)
December 14, 2016 - 11:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The European migrant crisis, environmental perils and the racial divide are among the issues confronted by winners of the 2017 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards honored for their work in broadcast, digital and documentary journalism. Columbia's Graduate School of...
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