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Instagram co-founders resign from social media company

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company.

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Mel Gibson to direct, co-write remake of 'The Wild Bunch'

NEW YORK (AP) - Mel Gibson will co-write and direct a remake of Sam Peckinpah's classic 1969 Western "The Wild Bunch."

Box office top 20: 'The House With a Clock' is no. 1

NEW YORK (AP) - A trio of wide-releases sputtered while the gothic family fantasy "The House With a Clock in Its Walls," starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett, ticked its way to a weekend-best $26.6 million in ticket sales, according to…

Monday, Sep 24

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Ronan Farrow defends Deborah Ramirez New Yorker article

Writer Ronan Farrow is defending his article in the New Yorker in which a second woman accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

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Disney darkens Princess Tiana's skin for 'Wreck-It Ralph 2' amid backlash

Walt Disney Co. has reportedly reanimated scenes in the upcoming "Wreck-It Ralph" sequel after critics complained that Princess Tiana's skin appeared lighter since she debuted in 2009 as Disney's first black princess in "The Princess and…

NBC's top entertainment executive, Robert Greenblatt, exits

NEW YORK (AP) - Robert Greenblatt, who has run NBC's entertainment division for nearly eight years and engineered a comeback, said Monday that he is calling it quits and the network named two of his executives to replace him.

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CBS star Weatherly says Moonves situation is 'complicated'

NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Weatherly is a fixture at CBS. He played Anthony DiNozzo on "NCIS" from its premiere in 2003 until 2016, when he left to star in his own CBS series, "Bull."

Dior puts on dancing shoes to kick off Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) - Dance and theatricality were at the heart Paris Fashion Week's first day of spring shows, as American stars Blake Lively and Shailene Woodley gushed over Dior's balletic presentation at the famed Longchamps race-course. Gucci…

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Rockers Blondie to play Cuba on four-day cultural exchange

Blondie will be playing two nights in Cuba next March as part of a four-day cultural exchange program, and fans can come along.

Celine Dion to end Las Vegas concert residency next year

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Celine Dion has announced she will end her Las Vegas residency next year.

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Michael Moore's anti-Trump 'Fahrenheit 11/9' tanks opening weekend

Michael Moore's anti-Trump "Fahrenheit 11/9" had a rough opening weekend with an eighth-place showing.

Actor Richard Gere, new wife eat at diner in his NY hometown

NORTH SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Patrons and employees of a diner in the upstate New York village where actor Richard Gere grew up got a surprise over the weekend when he stopped by the restaurant with his new wife and father.

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Ken Burns turns his attention to the Mayo Clinic

NEW YORK (AP) - After spearheading an epic, 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns has turned to more personal subject matter - one that knows him very intimately, too.

Review: Novel by Hank Green is out of this world

"An Absolutely Remarkable Thing" (Dutton), by Hank Green

Cosby accuser Andrea Constand arrives at courthouse for comedian's sex-assault sentencing

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Cosby accuser Andrea Constand arrives at courthouse for comedian's sex-assault sentencing.

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Review: Past comes to life in 'Lost Carousel of Provence'

"The Lost Carousel of Provence" (Berkley), by Juliet Blackwell

Bill Cosby arrives at Pennsylvania courthouse for sentencing hearing in sexual assault case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Bill Cosby arrives at Pennsylvania courthouse for sentencing hearing in sexual assault case.

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The Latest: Cosby's other accusers won't speak at sentencing

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local):; 11:45 a.m. None of the other accusers who testified at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial will take the stand at his sentencing hearing.

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Judge to decide if Bill Cosby goes to prison for '04 sex assault

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby faced the start of a sentencing hearing Monday at which a judge will decide how to punish the 81-year-old comedian who blazed the trail for other black entertainers and donated millions to black causes but…

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Will Smith bungee jump is latest stunt near Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — At the end of the 1991 movie "Thelma & Louise," the two leading ladies — fugitives cornered by authorities in the Grand Canyon — decide against surrendering and instead drive off a cliff.

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Mystery around disappearance of Chinese star Fan Bingbing

BEIJING (AP) - X-Men star Fan Bingbing's Beijing management office is dark and abandoned. Her birthday passed almost unremarked in China's hyper-adrenalized social media environment.

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James Woods banned from Twitter, defends free speech

MINNEAPOLIS — Actor James Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a tweet he sent out months ago that was found to be in violation of Twitter's rules.

Sunday, Sep 23

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Actor James Woods bashes Twitter after getting locked out

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Actor James Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a tweet he sent out months ago that was found to be in violation of Twitter's rules.

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Cosby accusers say they hope he is sentenced to jail time

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault decades ago said Sunday they hope he will be sentenced to prison time this week.

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Dolce&Gabbana explore DNA with star-filled cast

MILAN (AP) - Milan designers are embracing women of all shapes, sizes and ages, even if the young, thin model prevailed during this week's previews for next spring and summer.

Cosby sentencing reveals generational divide over his legacy

Keon McGuire has no real attachment to Bill Cosby or his landmark show.

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Meghan reveals 'something blue' she wore at royal wedding

LONDON (AP) - It's an old tradition that a bride should have something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue on her wedding day, and the Duchess of Sussex followed that when she wed Prince Harry.

Performance artist unhurt after hit by painting in Italy

ROME (AP) - A man has hit performance artist Marina Abramovic on the head with a painting at a Florence museum.

'House With a Clock in Its Walls' ticks to No. 1 in theaters

NEW YORK (AP) - The gothic family fantasy "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" exceeded expectations to debut with an estimated $26.9 million in ticket sales at the weekend box office, while audiences showed considerably less interest in…

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Michelle Obama 'Becoming' book tour set for arenas common for top musical performers

NEW YORK — Check out the upcoming events at Chicago's United Center and you'll see Bulls games, Blackhawks games and concerts by Fleetwood Mac, Nicki Minaj and Cher, among others.