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November 16, 2018 - 4:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Blanche Burton-Lyles, a concert pianist who was mentored by pioneering opera singer Marian Anderson, has died. She was 85. Burton-Lyles died of heart failure Monday at a rehabilitation center, according to Slater Funeral Home in Philadelphia. Burton-Lyles was born and raised in...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2017 file photo, Stan Lee arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Spider-Man: Homecoming." A small, private funeral has been held to mourn Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, and his company is making more plans to memorialize him. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
November 16, 2018 - 4:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A small, private funeral has been held to mourn Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, and his company is making more plans to memorialize him. Lee's POW! Entertainment said in a statement to The Associated Press Friday that Lee insisted he didn't want a large public funeral, and the...
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FILE - In this March 28, 1977 file photo, William Goldman accepts his Oscar at Academy Awards in Los Angeles, for screenplay from other medium for "All The President's Men." Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenplay writer of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “All the President’s Men” William Goldman died, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. He was 87. (AP Photo, File)
November 16, 2018 - 2:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — William Goldman, the screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" and summed up the mystery of making a box office hit by declaring "Nobody knows anything," has died. He was 87. Goldman's daughter,...
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This image released by A24 shows Elsie Fisher in a scene from "Eighth Grade." The 34th Film Independent Spirt Awards have showered nominations on Bo Burnham’s coming-of-age tale “Eighth Grade,” Lynne Ramsay’s thriller “You Were Never Really Here” and Paul Schrader’s religious drama “First Reformed.” Each scored four nods in nominations announced Friday, including best picture. (Linda Kallerus/A24 via AP)
November 16, 2018 - 2:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards showered nominations on Bo Burnham's coming-of-age tale "Eighth Grade," Lynne Ramsay's existentialist thriller "You Were Never Really Here" and Paul Schrader's religious drama "First Reformed" in nominees announced Friday . Each scored four...
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This cover image released by Crown shows "Becoming," by Michelle Obama. Crown Publishing told The Associated Press on Friday that the former first lady’s memoir had sold more than 725,000 copies after its first day of publication. “Becoming” came out Tuesday, the same day Obama launched a national book tour. (Crown via AP)
November 16, 2018 - 12:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — First day sales for Michelle Obama's "Becoming" topped 725,000 copies, making it one of the year's biggest debuts. Crown Publishing told The Associated Press on Friday that the figures include sales and pre-orders for the former first lady's memoir include hardcover, audio and e-...
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Smoke and haze from wildfires obscures the Embarcadero Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in San Francisco. Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences. Worsening asthma, lung disease and even heart attacks in heart disease patients have all been linked with previous fires. But blazes that used to be seasonal are happening nearly year-round and increasingly spreading into cities. That's exposing many more people to choking smoke that contains many of the same toxic ingredients as urban air pollution. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
November 15, 2018 - 8:39 pm
MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Authorities have reported seven more fatalities from a blaze in Northern California, bringing the total number of fatalities so far to 63 in the deadliest wildfire in state history. The announcement came...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2018, file photo, Rebel Wilson arrives at the fourth annual InStyle Awards at The Getty Center in Los Angeles. Rebel Wilson has lost her bid to keep most of the record payout awarded to her in a defamation case. The actress had sued Woman’s Day magazine last year over a series of articles she said had painted her as a serial liar. Her $3.4 million award was reduced by 90 percent after the magazine appealed. The court on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, refused her lawyers’ application to appeal to the High Court in Canberra. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
November 15, 2018 - 7:59 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — Rebel Wilson has lost her bid to keep most of the record payout that was awarded to her in a defamation case against an Australian magazine. The actress had sued Woman's Day magazine last year over a series of articles she said had painted her as a serial liar. The magazine was...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017 file photo, CNN news anchor Don Lemon attends the 11th annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. A northern Arkansas man who allegedly made threatening phone calls to Lemon has pleaded not guilty. The Baxter Bulletin reports Benjamin Craig Matthews, 38, appeared in Baxter County Court Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Matthews faces 18 counts of terroristic threats and harassing communications. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
November 15, 2018 - 5:50 pm
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — A northern Arkansas man who allegedly made threatening phone calls to CNN anchor Don Lemon has pleaded not guilty. The Baxter Bulletin reports Benjamin Craig Matthews, 38, appeared in Baxter County Court Thursday . Matthews, who is from Mountain Home, about 110 miles (177...
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November 15, 2018 - 4:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Porter, Diddy's former longtime girlfriend and the mother of three of his children, has died. A representative for Sean "Diddy" Combs confirmed the death of the 47-year-old on Tuesday. No further details were immediately available. Diddy and Porter, a former model, were a...
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, center, celebrates as time runs out in overtime as Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, left, guard Klay Thompson, second from right, and guard Shaun Livingston walk off the court in an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 121-116 in overtime. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 15, 2018 - 2:10 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Draymond Green isn't apologizing for his part in a dustup with Kevin Durant that led to a one-game suspension by the Golden State Warriors. But Green vowed Thursday that the Warriors are not imploding, regardless of whatever is, or isn't happening, following the heated exchange...
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