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In this Oct. 10, 2018 photo, singer Roberta Flack poses for a portrait in New York. The 81-year-old music legend will be honored Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, with a lifetime achievement award by the Jazz Foundation of America. (Photo by Matt Licari/Invision/AP)
October 12, 2018 - 12:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Once a week, Roberta Flack gives a musical performance for an exclusive group. The lucky audience consists of a musical director, who works with the legend to keep her instrument — her voice — in top form. It would be an important exercise for any singer, but even more critical...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, director Ryan Coogler attends a special screening of "Black Panther" in New York. Coogler will write and direct the sequel to “Black Panther.” Neither a start date nor a release date has yet been announced. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
October 11, 2018 - 5:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Coogler isn't leaving Wakanda: The filmmaker will write and direct the sequel to "Black Panther." A person close to the production who requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to announce the deal confirmed Coogler's return to the Marvel franchise on Thursday. The...
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Former NFL football quarterback Colin Kaepernick is seated on stage during W.E.B. Du Bois Medal ceremonies, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. Kaepernick is among eight recipients of Harvard University's W.E.B. Du Bois Medals in 2018. Harvard has awarded the medal since 2000 to people whose work has contributed to African and African-American culture. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
October 11, 2018 - 2:26 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being saluted by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture. The eight recipients of the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal are being honored Thursday afternoon by the...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a rally endorsing the Republican ticket in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 in Erie, Pa.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
October 11, 2018 - 12:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has recently pulled back from airing President Trump's campaign-style rallies in full during prime-time. That's a move that could have political implications for Republican efforts to reach voters in the weeks before the midterm elections. During much of the late...
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October 11, 2018 - 12:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart, AT&T and Disney are joining stalwarts such as Netflix in streaming video and creating original shows. But a reality is setting in: Not all will survive. Over the past week, Walmart announced plans to partner with MGM Studios on original shows for its video-on-demand...
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Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in New York. Judge James Burke is expected to issue rulings Thursday on defense motions seeking to dismiss some or all of a six-count indictment accusing Weinstein of rape and sexual assault. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
October 11, 2018 - 12:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors in New York City abandoned part of their sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence surfaced that a police detective coached a witness to stay silent about evidence that cast doubt on the account of one of his earliest accusers. With...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2018 file photo, Billy McFarland, the promoter of the failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, leaves federal court after pleading guilty to wire fraud charges in New York. A federal judge has given McFarland a six-year prison term. McFarland was sentenced Thursday, Oct. 11 in Manhattan federal court. Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald called him a “serial fraudster.” (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 11, 2018 - 11:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has given the creator of the highly publicized, failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas a six-year prison term. Billy McFarland was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Manhattan. Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald called him a "serial fraudster." He admitted defrauding...
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Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 in New York. Judge James Burke is expected to issue rulings Thursday on defense motions seeking to dismiss some or all of a six-count indictment accusing Weinstein of rape and sexual assault. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
October 11, 2018 - 8:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Harvey Weinstein's appearance before a New York judge as his lawyers try to get charges dismissed in his criminal case. (all times local): 11:20 a.m. One of the charges against Harvey Weinstein was dropped after evidence emerged that a police detective had urged a...
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In this Oct. 6, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump pauses as she speaks to media during a visit to the historical Giza Pyramids site near Cairo, Egypt. First lady Melania Trump says she thinks she’s among the most bullied people in the world and there are people in the White House she and President Donald Trump can’t trust. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
October 11, 2018 - 7:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump says she could be "the most bullied person" in the world, judging by "what people are saying about me." She made the remark during a television interview in which she promoted her Be Best initiatives, which take on online bullying. Critics have pointed out...
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This combination photo shows country music artists, top row from left, Loretta Lynn, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Hillary Scott, bottom row from left, Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Maren Morris and Kelsea Ballerini, who will be honored at CMT's annual Artists of the Year show on Oct. 17 in Nashville, Tenn. It is the first year that CMT is honoring all female artists. (AP Photo)
October 11, 2018 - 7:30 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country icon Loretta Lynn doesn't mince words when it comes to CMT's decision to honor all female artists, including herself, at its annual Artists of the Year show. The coal miner's daughter said in a statement that it was "about dadgum time that we recognize women." She'll...
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