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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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December 14, 2016 - 11:00 pm
Florida agency paid Pitbull $1M for 'Sexy Beaches' promotion
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December 14, 2016 - 11:00 pm
Book publishers hope for common ground with Trump
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FILE - In this April 12, 2016, file photo, Amber Heard attends the LA Premiere of "The Adderall Diaries" in Los Angeles. Heard appears set to return to Australia's Gold Coast to star in the DC Comics blockbuster movie "Aquaman" a year after she was convicted in the same tourist town of smuggling her pet Yorkshire terriers Pistol and Boo into the country. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
December 14, 2016 - 10:54 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Actress Amber Heard appears set to return to Australia's Gold Coast to star in the DC Comics blockbuster movie "Aquaman" a year after she was convicted in the same tourist town of smuggling her pet Yorkshire terriers Pistol and Boo into the country. The movie which will...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook, right, and PayPal founder Peter Thiel, center, listen as President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with technology industry leaders at Trump Tower in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 14, 2016 - 10:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 11:25 p.m. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee plans to hold an open hearing in January that will examine possible meddling by Russia in last month's presidential election. An aide to Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee says...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook, right, and PayPal founder Peter Thiel, center, listen as President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with technology industry leaders at Trump Tower in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 14, 2016 - 9:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 10:45 p.m. The agency that oversees U.S. intelligence says it will release more information to the public about Russia's attempts to influence the election once a review ordered by President Barack Obama is complete — but...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 file photo, US singer Patti Smith performs "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" by absent 2016 Nobel literature laureate Bob Dylan during the 2016 Nobel prize award ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall. Smith says that when she stumbled over the lyrics of a Bob Dylan song during the Nobel Prize ceremony last week, it was because she was overwhelmed with nerves by the enormity of the experience, not because she forgot the words to "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall." Smith writes in an essay published Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, by the New Yorker that after loving the song since she was a teenager and rehearsing it incessantly in the months and days leading up to the ceremony, its lyrics "were now a part of me." (Jonas Ekstromer/TT News Agency via AP, File)
December 14, 2016 - 7:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patti Smith says that when she stumbled over the lyrics of a Bob Dylan song during the Nobel Prize ceremony last week, it was because she was overwhelmed with nerves by the enormity of the experience, not because she forgot the words to "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall." Smith writes...
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Bill Cosby arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. He is charged with sexually assaulting one woman in 2004, but prosecutors are hoping to call 13 other accusers to testify at his spring trial. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
December 14, 2016 - 7:22 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers on Wednesday attacked what they called "vague, remote and often inconsistent" allegations from a slew of women whom prosecutors are seeking to call as witnesses at his sexual-assault trial next year. Lawyers for the 79-year-old actor and comedian asked a...
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December 14, 2016 - 6:22 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bernard Fox, the mustachioed actor known to TV viewers as Dr. Bombay on "Bewitched" and Col. Crittendon on "Hogan's Heroes," has died. He was 89. Harlan Boll, a spokesman for Fox's family, said he died Wednesday of heart failure at a Los Angeles-area hospital. The Welsh-born...
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