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Yayoi Kusama installation coming to NYC beach this summer

NEW YORK (AP) - A touring work by famed Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is coming to the Rockaways in New York City this summer.

Beret-wearing artist dog centerpiece of new charity art show

MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (AP) - A Long Island dog named Dagger, who moonlights as a canine artist known as DogVinci, will be the featured artist in a new art show aiming to support an animal shelter.


No motive, arrests in fatal shooting of rapper XXXTentacion

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt. Investigators don't have a motive, and no arrests have been made.


Ex-3 Doors Down bassist held in 2013 Tennessee DUI death

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - The original bassist for the rock band 3 Doors Down is accused of violating probation from a deadly crash in Tennessee because of his arrest in Mississippi on weapons and drug charges.

List of winners from the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - Winners of the MTV Movie & TV Awards, presented Saturday at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California:; Movie of the year: "Black Panther" Actor in a Movie: Chadwick Boseman, "Black Panther"


On a big night for 'Panther,' Boseman honors real-life hero

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - The MTV Movie & TV Awards gave "Black Panther" its first taste of awards glory, with Marvel's blockbuster taking home four honors including two awards for its star, Chadwick Boseman.


Judge orders restrictions for 'Diesel Brothers' stars

WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) - Stars of the Discovery Channel show "Diesel Brothers" have been ordered not to modify vehicles in ways that could lead to greater pollution.


Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt.

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XXXTentacion dead after Florida shooting: Report

Rapper XXXTentacion was shot dead Monday afternoon in Florida, TMZ reported.

Box Office Top 20: 'Incredibes 2' record inches higher

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Disney and Pixar's record-breaking opening of "Incredibles 2" is even bigger than initially expected. According to final totals Monday from the studios, the animated sequel grossed a massive $182.7 million in its first…

Author Junot Diaz cleared of wrongdoing in MIT investigation

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts Institute of Technology investigation has cleared Pulitzer Prize-winning author and creative writing professor Junot Diaz to return to the classroom this fall.

Northwestern University revokes Bill Cosby's honorary degree

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - Northwestern University has revoked the honorary degree it awarded Bill Cosby two decades ago -the first time the school has taken such a step in its 167-year history.


Prince Harry says 'give Donald Trump a chance,' according to Meghan Markle's father Thomas Markle

LONDON — The father of the former Meghan Markle says he talked politics with Prince Harry over the phone - and Harry argued that he should give President Donald Trump a chance.


Armani democratizes the double-breasted jacket

MILAN (AP) - In a week normally reserved for men's fashion, the June edition of Milan Fashion Week closed Monday with a mélange of men's and women's previews for next spring and summer.

Bail revoked for promoter of failed music fest in Bahamas

NEW YORK (AP) - Bail has been revoked for the promoter of a failed music festival on a Bahamian island, with a judge calling him a flight risk and nonviolent danger to the community now that he faces new charges.

Ann Coulter calls weeping immigrant children 'actors': 'These kids are being coached'

Conservative author and pundit Ann Coulter claimed Sunday that the crying immigrant children shown across cable news channels are "child actors" who are "given scripts to read by liberals."


Veteran journalist named top editor of Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Times on Monday announced the appointment of veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine as executive editor in the first major move by the newspaper's new owner.

AFI highlights Clooney's life of acting, activism and pranks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - George Clooney's Hollywood career spans more than three decades, with memorable roles including fighting vampires, playing Batman and drifting through space in "Gravity." But Clooney's other accomplishments, including…


In 'Jurassic World,' a dino-sized animal-rights parable

NEW YORK (AP) - The dinosaurs of "Jurassic Park" are many things. They are special effects wonders. They are unruly house guests. And they are some of the biggest, most foot-stomping metaphors around.

Private jet once owned by Elvis Presley for sale _ again

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley that has sat on a runway in New Mexico for nearly four decades is back on the auction block.


Geraldine McCaughrean wins Carnegie children's book prize

LONDON (AP) - British writer Geraldine McCaughrean has won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for children's literature for "Where the World Ends."


More than melting watches: Spain's Salvador Dali Triangle

FIGUERES, Spain (AP) - If the name Salvador Dali conjures images of melting watches and one conspicuous mustache but not much else, then a visit to Spain's "Dali Triangle" will not only make for a fantastic road trip, it will show that…

Kim Kardashian West does not rule out running for president: 'Never say never'

Kim Kardashian West met with President Trump in the White House about women’s prison reform on June 5. Less than two weeks later she was asked if public service might be calling her.


Rock trio Record Company is back but not much changed

NEW YORK (AP) - Nowhere is there a better sign of how far the rock trio The Record Company has come than in the difference between where the group recorded its first and second albums.

Review: 'Jurassic World 2' leans on nostalgia, contrivances

Here's the good news: "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom " is more fun than "Jurassic World." It's not exactly a high bar, but still a welcome surprise. In the hands of a new director, J.A. Bayona, with Chris Pratt's high-wattage charisma on…

Seth MacFarlane: Fox News 'fringe s--t' makes me 'embarrassed to work for this company'

Seth MacFarlane, creator of the hit Fox cartoon series "Family Guy," declared over the weekend that people like Fox News host Tucker Carlson make him "embarrassed" to work for the company.


Judge to hear testimony on Meek Mill's request for new trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Pennsylvania judge is scheduled to hold a hearing Monday to determine whether rapper Meek Mill should get a new trial in his decade-old gun and drug convictions.

Robert De Niro's 'A Bronx Tale' disrupted by Trump supporter with 'Keep America Great' flag

Robert De Niro's Broadway musical "A Bronx Tale" was briefly disrupted Saturday night after a theatergoer held up a "Trump 2020" banner in the front row.

Sylvester Stallone spotted in southern New Mexico

DEMING, N.M. (AP) - Sylvester Stallone has been spotted in southern New Mexico while filming "Creed II."


Van crashes into fans at Dutch festival: 1 dead, 3 injured

AMSTERDAM (AP) - A van ran into a small group of pop music fans at a festival in the Netherlands, killing one person and injuring three others before fleeing the scene. Dutch police detained a suspect hours later.