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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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In end of 20th Century Fox, a new era dawns for Hollywood

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox Studio backlot, first built in 1926 on a Culver City ranch in Los Angeles, was enormous. Before much of it was sold off in the 1960s, it was four times the size of its current, and still huge, 53 acres. Shirley Temple’s bungalow still sits on the lot, as […]
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Wendy Williams Becomes “Hot Topic,” Confirms Addiction Struggles… (VIDEO)

Wendy Williams has finally spoke her truth and revealed her struggles with addiction on her own terms. The 54-year-old talk show host revealed during Tuesday’s episode of The Wendy Williams Show that she is living in a sober house, telling the audience that she was sharing it because she’s “a very open and truthful person.” Kevin and I have the Hunter Foundation for the good of the people. And we recently launched our 888-5Hunter number for those of you caught up in the struggle of addiction. ...
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Michigan House backs highway designation for Aretha Franklin

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In a sign of R-E-S-P-E-C-T, the Michigan Legislature is expected to honor the late Queen of Soul with a highway designation. The Michigan House voted 101-6 on Tuesday to designate a portion of M-10 in Detroit as the “Aretha L. Franklin Memorial Highway.” Franklin died in Detroit last year after battling […]
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Trailer for a new Zombie series on Netflix: Black Summer

Mark your calendars for April 11 - that's when Black Summer starts streaming. Set in the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, Black Summer stars Jaime King as Rose, a mother torn from her daughter who embarks upon a harrowing journey to find her. Thrust alongside a small group of American refugees, these complete strangers must find the strength they need to fight their way back to loved ones. But in order for Rose and her team to brave this hostile new world, they will need to make bruta...
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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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Pirro case squeezes Fox News in two directions

NEW YORK (AP) — The apparent suspension of Jeanine Pirro is squeezing Fox News Channel in two directions. A prominent Muslim-American civil rights organization has called for advertisers to boycott Fox because of comments made by its weekend host, while a pro-Trump group is petitioning to have her reinstated. Fox hasn’t said when the former […]
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#RHOA Eva Marcille Explains Extravagant $1,000 Per Plate Wedding Costs… (VIDEO)

Eva Marcille of The Real Housewives of Atlanta is catching a lot of flack about her extravagant wedding costs. As previously reported, one of Eva’s bridesmaids is putting her on blast about her dire financial straits and it’s got many giving her the side eye about the “$1,000 per plate” wedding costs. [READ: ON BLAST! Eva Marcille Dragged By Her Own Bridesmaid… (VIDEO)] The “America’s Next Top Model” alum took to her Instagram Story recently to clear up rumors that she and her husband, Michae...
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Bill O’Reilly book on Trump coming out in fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O’Reilly’s next book will not be about JFK or Abraham Lincoln, but a president he knows well. Donald Trump. Henry Holt and Company announced Tuesday that O’Reilly’s “The United States of Trump: How the President Really Sees America” will come out this fall. The publisher is calling the book a […]
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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 […]
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Booksellers association CEO, Oren Teicher, is retiring

NEW YORK (AP) — The longtime head of the American Booksellers Association is retiring. Oren Teicher, who presided over a resurgence of independent stores, is stepping down at the end of the year. In a statement issued this week through the trade association, Teicher said the “time has come” for a successor. He has been […]
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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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Now 30, ‘The Little Mermaid’ paved the way for Elsa and Anna

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not uncommon for people to just look at Jodi Benson and burst into tears. Sometimes they hyperventilate or scream. But mostly they break down and start sobbing. Benson will hold them, heaving in her arms, and pat their back gently. Benson isn’t a household name but for many she’s an […]
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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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‘Young and the Restless’ actor Kristoff St. John’s death in Woodland Hills ruled accidental

WOODLAND HILLS — Actor Kristoff St. John, who starred in the long-running soap opera “The Young and the Restless,” died from heart disease and the effects of an accidental alcohol overdose. St. John was found dead at his home on the 23000 block of Morea Way in the Woodland Hills area about 2 p.m. Feb. 3, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. An alcohol overdose was being investigated as a possible cause of death, the LAPD said. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office listed St. John’s ...
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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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‘Gloria Bell’ review: Julianne Moore gives a quietly shining performance

Julianne Moore's performance lets us see a woman who believes in love, in the way an old song can make you feel a little younger, and in the power of dressing up and hitting a dance floor by yourself, letting the music take you to a better place. Rating: 3.5 stars out of 4.
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Attorney seeks pardon for Laurie Bembenek murder conviction

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The attorney for Laurie “Bambi” Bembenek, Wisconsin’s most famous runaway fugitive who insisted until her death in 2010 that she did not kill her husband’s ex-wife, hopes Gov. Tony Evers will finally clear her name with a posthumous pardon she unsuccessfully sought for decades. Bembenek’s attorney sent Evers the pardon request […]
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Jerry Lee Lewis cancels shows, is recovering from stroke

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has been transferred from a hospital to a rehabilitation center following a stroke last month, but will have to cancel upcoming shows, including his appearance at the New Orleans Jazz Festival. According to a statement from his neurologist released Monday, the 83-year-old Lewis is […]
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Tommy Orange wins PEN/Hemingway Award for debut novel

NEW YORK (AP) — Novelist Tommy Orange keeps winning awards. PEN America announced Tuesday that the author of “There There,” the most honored literary debut of 2018, has received the PEN/Hemingway award for “distinguished” new novel. Orange’s previous awards included a prize from the National Book Critics Circle for best new book and the First […]
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7 new Seattle albums you need to hear

2019 has seen a spate of exceptional new music from Seattle artists. These are a few of the highlights.
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On sexism and monsters: Milicent Patrick, designer of ‘Black Lagoon’ creature, gets her due in new book

In "The Lady From the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick,” author Mallory O’Meara unearths the remarkable story of the woman behind "The Creature From the Black Lagoon," and explores parallels between the film industry then and now.
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‘The Hummingbird Project’ review: Solid acting helps complicated high-finance tale take wing

“The Hummingbird Project” offers cogent, though complicated, commentary on the way unbridled avarice powers the search for even the smallest advantage in the cutthroat world of high finance. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.
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At Seattle Symphony’s new Octave 9, a 24-hour music marathon promises Cloud 9 for new music lovers

Seattle Symphony is presenting a nonstop, 24-hour marathon of music by more than 50 living composers on March 23-24 at its recently opened Octave 9 venue.
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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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Call of Duty: Mobile for Android and iOS announced

Activision, in collaboration with Tencent has announced Call of Duty: Mobile is coming to previously unannounced regions, including North America, South America, Europe, and more, after it started Alpha testing in December. Developed by Tencent’s award-winning Timi studio, this free-to-play game brings together maps, modes, weapons, and characters from across the Call of Duty franchise, including Black Ops and the Modern Warfare series. It features multiple game modes pitting players in hea...
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