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Witness says prince was helped out of car after crash

LONDON (AP) — A witness has described how he helped Queen Elizabeth II’s husband out of his car after it rolled over in an accident on a busy road known for safety issues in eastern England. Motorist Roy Warne told the BBC on Friday that he helped Prince Philip out of his Land Rover through […]
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Gisele Bundchen fires back in feud with Brazilian minister

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian supermodel-turned-environmental activist Gisele Bundchen is responding to criticism from a Cabinet minister. Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias accused Bundchen of tainting the country’s image abroad. Speaking in a radio interview Monday, the minister called the super model a “bad Brazilian” for denouncing deforestation. Bundchen responded late Wednesday with a […]
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Netflix has no plans to cut ‘Bird Box’ scene despite outcry

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix’s post-apocalyptic survival film “Bird Box” is drawing criticism for using footage of a real fiery train disaster but the streaming giant has no plans to remove it. The footage concerns a 2013 tragedy in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic when an unattended train carrying crude oil rolled down an incline, […]
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Les Moonves to challenge CBS severance denial

NEW YORK (AP) — Former CBS CEO Les Moonves is fighting the company’s decision to deny his $120 million severance package following his firing over sexual misconduct allegations. CBS announced the development in a filing Wednesday with the Security Exchange Commission. CBS said Moonves has demanded binding arbitration proceedings to challenge the decision. CBS’ board […]
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Britain’s Prince Philip, queen’s husband, in car accident

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says the 97-year-old husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, has been in a car accident but wasn’t injured. The palace said the two-vehicle accident happened Thursday afternoon near Sandringham Estate, the queen’s country retreat in eastern England. The Norfolk Constabulary says officers responded to a reported collision and […]
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Grammys performers: Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae

NEW YORK (AP) — Album of the year nominees Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae and Post Malone will perform at next month’s Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello and Dan + Shay will also hit the stage at the Feb. 10 event. The Grammys will air live on […]
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Study of Leonardo’s 1st landscape finds he had 2nd thoughts

ROME (AP) — The first-ever scientific study of a drawing Leonardo da Vinci did in his youth shows he added details to an earlier sketch. The Uffizi Galleries said the 1473 “Landscape Drawing for Santa Maria della Neve” was taken on Thursday to a Florence restoration laboratory for study. Uffizi director Eike Schmidt said initial […]
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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver dies at 83

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose rapturous odes to nature and animal life brought her critical acclaim and popular affection, has died. She was 83. Bill Reichblum, Oliver’s literary executor, says she died Thursday at her home in Hobe Sound, Florida. The case of death was lymphoma. Author of more […]
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Man sentenced in fatal stabbing of Morgan Freeman relative

NEW YORK (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of actor Morgan Freeman’s step-granddaughter in New York City. Prosecutors say 33-year-old Lamar Davenport stabbed his girlfriend E’Dena Hines multiple times in August 2015 while under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Davenport issued an apology during […]
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Gladys Knight to sing national anthem at the Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — Gladys Knight will sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at this year’s Super Bowl. The seven-time Grammy Award-winner says she’s proud to use her voice to “unite and represent our country” in her hometown of Atlanta. The 74-year-old and the Pips were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. […]
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Melissa Gilbert, Timothy Busfield sell items in estate sale

GENOA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — An estate sale in Michigan sold more than 200 items belonging to “Little House on the Prairie” star Melissa Gilbert and her husband, Emmy-winning actor Timothy Busfield. The Livingston Daily Press & Argus reports that American Eagle Auction & Appraisal Company’s online estate auction held this month included a red […]
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Thursday TV picks: ‘Lip Sync Battle’ premiere comes with a twist

Things get busy when the power goes out on “Grey’s Anatomy”; making the great outdoors greater is what “Backyard Envy” strives to do.
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Seattle-area music and nightlife events, Jan. 18-24: ‘Cry & Roar IX’, Fruit Bats and more

Almost every night of the week, Seattle’s stages offer a roster of regional indie-folk artists, do-it-yourself punk bands and homegrown comedians, as well as nationally touring pop stars. To that end, choosing something for your night out can be a daunting task. This weekly guide can help by filtering for recommended shows, select dates and […]
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‘Destroyer’: Even Nicole Kidman can’t save this pulpy whodunit

As vigorous and go-for-broke as director Karyn Kusama is, and as exhilarating as it can be to watch Nicole Kidman, "Destroyer" finally collapses under its own lugubrious weight. Rating: 2 stars out of 4.
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Linda Derschang, restaurant whisperer, gives Seattle’s Queen City a royal makeover

In her bid to make what may be Seattle’s oldest bar newly relevant, Derschang brings style, star quality and 25 years of experience running neighborhood hangouts.
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Gallery Walk: Postcards from a trip through Pioneer Square’s galleries and graffiti

From works by a much-hyped young artist to paintings so powerfully vibrant they almost seem sentient, there's lots of exciting art to see in Pioneer Square's galleries — and streets. We take you on a tour (food break included).
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‘A’ is for anarchist, ‘B’ is for bomb: a review of ‘B’ at Washington Ensemble Theatre

Washington Ensemble Theatre's skillful cast and crew find the right fusion of deadliness and absurdity to complement Guillermo Calderón's strange comedy of menace.
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Mitchell Zuckoff is writing book about 9-11 terror attacks

NEW YORK (AP) — A best-selling author and former Boston Globe reporter is completing a project about the September 11 terrorist attacks. Mitchell Zuckoff’s “Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11” will be released April 30, HarperCollins Publishing announced Thursday. Zuckoff wrote about the 2001 attacks for the Globe. For his new book, he has […]
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‘Project Runway’ works with human trafficking survivors

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida-based company featured on the television show “Project Runway All Stars” is kicking off a new line of leather accessories as part of an effort to help survivors of human trafficking. Contestants on the fashion design competition show worked with Jacksonville-based Rethreaded on Wednesday night’s episode. Designers were tasked with […]
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Metallica, Miley Cyrus perform at Chris Cornell tribute

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many from Metallica and the Foo Fighters rocked on with electrifying performances as family members gave heartfelt speeches in memory of the late Chris Cornell. Cornell’s wife, Vickey, stepped onstage struggling to speak at first. But after gathering herself, she eventually thanked everyone for their support and spoke about her husband’s […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Los Angeles, Ap, Nation, Metallica, Chris Cornell, Chris Cornell Cornell, Metallica Miley Cyrus, Vickey

Bob Costas exiting longtime home at NBC Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Costas, who stepped down as NBC’s prime-time Olympics host two years ago, has left the network’s sports division altogether. NBC Sports said Wednesday that Costas parted ways with his longtime employer, providing no further details. A representative for Costas didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. Costas, 66, served […]
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Horror movie release moved from school shooting anniversary

MIAMI (AP) — A horror movie called “Happy Death Day 2U” is getting a new release date following complaints its original release date coincided with the Florida school shooting anniversary. Universal Pictures released a statement Wednesday saying the film’s North American release would be moved from Feb. 14 to Feb. 13. The studio also decided […]
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Chicago inspectors find code violations at R. Kelly’s studio

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago building inspectors have found code violations at R. Kelly’s recording studio, including evidence the industrial space was used as a residence. Building Department spokesman Gregg Cunningham says the agency will list the violations during a court hearing next week. He says the inspectors were looking at plumbing, electrical systems and carpentry. […]
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Bonnie Guitar, pioneering Renaissance woman in music, dies at 95

The Washington native and country music star forged her own path in a male-dominated industry during the 1950s and 1960s. Even in her 90s, she performed marathon sets at the Businessmen's Club in Soap Lake, where she made her home for the last 35 years.
Tags: Music, News, Entertainment, Washington, Obituaries, Local News, Soap Lake, Bonnie Guitar, Businessmen s Club

New Orleans police arrest man after rapper was gunned down

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police have arrested a man accused of being involved in the slaying of rapper Young Greatness outside of a Waffle House. Citing records, Times-Picayune reports 38-year-old Donald Reaux was arrested Wednesday. He was booked on charges including accessory to second-degree murder and obstruction of justice. Police didn’t immediately […]
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Carell, ‘Office’ producers reteam for ‘Space Force’ comedy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Carell is starring in a new workplace comedy that could be out of this world. Netflix said Wednesday that Carell is re-teaming with “The Office” producers Greg Daniels and Howard Klein on the series “Space Force.” It’s about the people assigned to create a sixth branch of the armed services […]
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Harmony Korine’s latest, Beto O’Rourke doc to debut at SXSW

NEW YORK (AP) — Harmony Korine’s “The Beach Bum,” Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut and a documentary on the breakout campaign of Texas politician Beto O’Rourke will premiere at the annual South by Southwest Film Festival. The Austin, Texas-based festival announced the lineup to its 26th edition Wednesday after previously revealing that Jordan Peele’s “Us” will […]
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‘Cold War’ tells a mesmerizing love story through music, chilly beauty and empty spaces

Pawel Pawlikowski’s “Cold War,” which takes place over a span of 15 years, seduces its viewers. Rating: 3.5 stars out of 4.
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TV journalist Chris Hansen accused of bouncing checks

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police investigation alleging he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth of marketing materials. Former “To Catch a Predator” host Chris Hansen was arrested Monday in his hometown of Stamford, Connecticut. He was charged with issuing a […]
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