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Coroner says ‘Young and Restless’ star died of heart disease

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say “Young and the Restless” star Kristoff St. John died of heart disease, with heavy drinking at the time of his death a contributing factor. A coroner’s report released Tuesday lists “hypertrophic heart disease” as the cause of the 52-year-old’s death on Feb. 4 at his home in Los Angeles. […]
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Jay-Z, Dead & Co, the Killers to perform at Woodstock 50

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z, Dead & Company and the Killers will headline one of the 50th anniversary shows commemorating the groundbreaking Woodstock festival this summer. Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang announced Tuesday that Miley Cyrus, Santana, Imagine Dragons, Robert Plant, the Black Keys and Chance the Rapper will also perform at Woodstock 50, which will […]
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After ‘Gotham,’ Ben McKenzie goes from hero to movie bad guy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ben McKenzie is looking forward to his next career chapter after “Gotham,” both on-screen and behind the camera. During the five years he’s starred as Gotham City police detective and future commissioner James Gordon in the Batman prequel, McKenzie also wrote two episodes and directed three others. Writing and storytelling are […]
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MLB managers want limits, not bans, on clubhouse video games

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Montoyo thought he would be taking a hard line against video games in his first year as Toronto Blue Jays manager. Before he could put his foot down on Fortnite, the players took it upon themselves to govern their gaming. “We’re going to play less, I know that,” Montoyo said. […]
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Bernie Torme, guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, dead at 66

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Torme, a guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, died a day before his 67th birthday, according to his drummer. Drummer Mik Gaffney told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Torme died on Sunday at a London hospital. Gaffney said Torme had pneumonia in both lungs and was on life support for four […]
Tags: New York, London, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Ozzy Osbourne, Associated Press, Gaffney, Tormé, Bernie Torme, Drummer Mik Gaffney

Tom Hanks surprises woman by singing ‘Happy Birthday’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tom Hanks surprised a New Mexico woman celebrating her birthday at an Albuquerque restaurant when he treated her to a special performance of “Happy Birthday.” KRQE-TV in Albuquerque reports the Oscar winner surprised Samantha Aragon over the weekend while she was feasting with friends at a steakhouse. Aragon says it was […]
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Wendy Williams reveals she is living in ‘sober house’

NEW YORK (AP) — Wendy Williams says she’s living in a “sober house” because of addiction struggles. The 54-year-old talk show host tearfully revealed the information Tuesday to the audience at “The Wendy Williams Show.” She says the only other people who knew about where she was living up until her announcement Tuesday were her […]
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James Corden returns to host the 2019 Tony Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — James Corden is returning to host the 73rd annual Tony Awards. The American Theatre Wing on Tuesday announced that the host of CBS’ “The Late Late Show” will preside over Broadway’s biggest night which honors the season’s best plays and musicals. Corden previously hosted the 70th annual Tonys. Corden won a […]
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A rough journey to new music for Jenny Lewis

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Life hasn’t been easy for singer Jenny Lewis since the sunnier days when she performed in support of a 2014 album while wearing a rainbow-hued pantsuit and carrying a guitar with similar bright colors. Her mother died, and a 12-year relationship ended, sending Lewis on a cross-country journey in search of […]
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Filmmaker David Lynch teaching a class on creativity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — According to filmmaker David Lynch, all it takes are 70 ideas to make a feature film. The visionary mind behind “Blue Velvet,” ”Mulholland Drive” and “Twin Peaks” is imparting this and other wisdom, like never giving up final cut, in a new MasterClass on creativity and filmmaking that’s available now for […]
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Anderson Cooper has a 2-book deal, first expected in 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — Anderson Cooper has a two-book deal and plans to collaborate with historian-novelist Katherine Howe. Harper announced Tuesday the 51-year-old CNN anchor and “60 Minutes” correspondent will work on two books of nonfiction with Howe, who specializes in novels about witchcraft, including “The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs” and “The Physick Book of […]
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Meghan McCain fires back at Trump tweets against her father

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Meghan McCain says President Donald Trump’s life is “pathetic” after his weekend Twitter attack against her father, the late Sen. John McCain. She fired back at Trump on ABC’s “The View” Monday after the president tweeted comments criticizing her father, who died last year after battling brain cancer. McCain says Trump […]
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Warner Bros.’ Tsujihara steps down following scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — Warner Bros. chief Kevin Tsujihara is stepping down after claims that he promised acting roles in exchange for sex. As Warner Bros. chairman and chief executive officer at one of Hollywood’s most powerful and prestigious studios, Tsujihara is one of the highest ranking executives to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations. […]
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Fox News hires Donna Brazile as political contributor

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News says it has hired former Democratic National Committee chief Donna Brazile as a political commentator. Brazile had been let go from a similar role at CNN in 2016 after it was revealed that she had shared material about topics that would be addressed at a Democratic forum with Hillary […]
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Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens to join Country Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country hit-making duo Brooks & Dunn, comedic singer Ray Stevens and industry veteran Jerry Bradley will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame later this year. The newest inductees were announced Monday in Nashville, Tennessee. The Grammy-winning duo of Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn have had 20 No. 1 […]
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La Scala board to decide on controversial Saudi funding

MILAN (AP) — The directors of Italy’s premier opera house, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, are meeting to decide whether to accept controversial funding from Saudi Arabia. The meeting Monday came amid media reports last weekend that at least some of the 15 million euros ($17 million) had been deposited into an escrow account pending […]
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Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar, ‘Miserlou’ composer, is dead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Dale, whose pounding, blaringly loud power-chord instrumentals on songs like “Miserlou” and “Let’s Go Trippin'” earned him the title King of the Surf Guitar, has died at age 83. His former bassist Sam Bolle says Dick Dale passed away Saturday night. No other details were available. Dale liked to say […]
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Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar is dead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man who earned the title King of the Surf Guitar has died at age 81. His former bassist Sam Bolle says Dick Dale passed away Saturday night. No other details were available. Dale played pounding, blaringly loud power-chord instrumentals in the early 1960s on songs like “Miserlou” and “Let’s Go […]
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‘Captain Marvel’ soars even higher with stellar 2nd weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Captain Marvel” has continued to dominate the global box office in its second weekend in theaters, leaving newcomers in the dust. Walt Disney Studios on Sunday estimates that the intergalactic superhero has earned an additional $69.3 million from North American theaters and $120 million internationally, bringing its global grosses to $760 […]
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Austrian town claims tallest bonfire after 3 months’ work

BERLIN (AP) — An Austrian town has burned what organizers says is the world’s tallest bonfire, clocking in at 60.646 meters (198.97 feet). The local bonfire group in Lustenau, near the Swiss border, took three months to build the structure. It burned down in less than half an hour Saturday evening. The previous record structure […]
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Tyson will return to TV after sex misconduct probe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will return to the air on two TV shows that had been put on hold for a sexual misconduct investigation. The National Geographic Channel said in a statement Friday that Tyson’s “StarTalk” will return to the air in April with the 13 episodes that remain in the […]
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Hold the cake! Fans honor Ginsburg’s birthday with exercise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wearing workout gear and carrying water bottles, fans of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated her 86th birthday Friday by exercising in front of the high court. The court’s oldest justice has become known for her workouts, which include push-ups and planks. The justice has worked out on camera with “Late […]
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James Gunn rehired to direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’

NEW YORK (AP) — Months after being fired over old tweets, James Gunn has been rehired as director of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.” Representatives for the Walt Disney Co. and for Gunn on Friday confirmed that Gunn has been reinstated as writer-director of the Marvel franchise he has guided from the start. Gunn […]
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How Kelli O’Hara honors her late friend onstage every night

NEW YORK (AP) — Kelli O’Hara was devastated by the recent death of fellow Broadway veteran Marin Mazzie, so she decided to honor her friend quietly onstage as she performs one of Mazzie’s old roles in the latest revival of “Kiss Me, Kate.” “I have her with me every night. I make my entrance in […]
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Netflix cancels ‘One Day at a Time’ reboot after 3 seasons

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix is canceling “One Day at a Time” after three seasons. In a statement Thursday, the streaming service’s chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, called it “disappointing” that more viewers didn’t discover the sitcom. A tweet on a Netflix company account said not enough people watched to justify renewing it, and called […]
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Colton Underwood chases Cassie Randolph and chooses privacy

NEW YORK (AP) — This season of “The Bachelor” may have begun with 30 women competing for Colton Underwood’s heart but the season was turned upside down when front-runner Cassie Randolph bowed out of the competition as it was nearing its end. Suddenly the hunted became the hunter, with Underwood telling the other two remaining […]
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Rapper Meek Mill honored for criminal justice reform work

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill is being honored in his hometown of Philadelphia for his work as a criminal justice reform advocate and as a musician. The Philadelphia City Council announced Thursday that “Meek Mill Weekend” will commence Friday. In January, Mill joined Jay-Z and others to form a coalition that lobbies for changes […]
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Whoopi Goldberg cheered on her return to ‘The View’

NEW YORK (AP) — Whoopi Goldberg received a standing ovation from the audience and hugs from her castmates as she returned to “The View.” Goldberg surprised everyone as she appeared on the ABC program Thursday, less than a week after she said in a video that she nearly died of pneumonia. The audience chanted “Whoopi!” […]
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Executive gave tip that launched admissions bribery case

BOSTON (AP) — The biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted began with a tip from an executive investigators were targeting in a securities fraud probe, a law enforcement official said Thursday. The executive told Boston authorities chasing down the market manipulation scheme that the women’s soccer coach at Yale University said he would label the […]
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Igor Levit not content to be heard only through piano

NEW YORK (AP) — Igor Levit arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 1 ahead of his first concert at Carnegie Hall’s main Stern Auditorium. It was the last day of February and his entry didn’t go smoothly. “It was actually four hours,” he recalled. “There were 900 people standing in the line — […]
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