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Eleni Foureira from Cyprus performs the song 'Fuego' in Lisbon, Portugal, Tuesday, May 8, 2018 during the first semi-final for the Eurovision Song Contest. The Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals take place in Lisbon on Tuesday, May 8 and Thursday, May 10 with the the grand final taking place on Saturday May 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
May 08, 2018 - 5:28 pm
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The first semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest has sent 10 countries' performers to the Grand Final — and ended the dream of nine others. Contestants from Austria, Estonia, Cyprus, Lithuania, Israel, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Albania, Finland and Ireland were chosen...
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Director Martin Scorsese, left, and jury president Cate Blanchett appear on stage at the opening ceremony of the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 8, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
May 08, 2018 - 5:19 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — A Cannes Film Festival grappling with issues of gender equality and other winds of change was declared open Tuesday by Martin Scorsese and Cate Blanchett, arm in arm, before the premiere of Asghar Farhadi's "Everybody Knows." The 71st edition of the glamorous French Riviera...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, honoree Jay-Z speaks onstage at the 2018 Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York. Jay-Z must explain why he's dodging a subpoena rather than answering questions related to a financial investigation of a consumer brand company that bought his Rocawear clothing line, a judge says. In an order made public Thursday, May 3, U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe instructed the performer and entrepreneur, whose birth name is Shawn Carter, to appear in a New York courtroom next Tuesday to explain himself. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
May 08, 2018 - 3:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge says Jay-Z must answer questions from the Securities and Exchange Commission in a financial probe by the regulator. Lawyers for the SEC and Jay-Z settled on May 15 for a deposition Tuesday after U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe (GAHR'-duh-fee) said Jay-Z can't...
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May 08, 2018 - 3:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As it heads toward the end of another season, CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" has regained its familiar spot at the top of the television rankings. The CBS comedy was seen by nearly 13 million people last week, the Nielsen company said. The revived "Rosanne," which has created a...
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May 08, 2018 - 2:53 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston rapper Big T, known for singing the hook on Lil' Troy's 1999 hit "Wanna Be a Baller," has died. He was 52. Big T, whose name was Terence Prejean, died on Monday at a hospital in Houston. That's according to Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences spokeswoman Tricia...
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Actors Penelope Cruz, left, and Javier Bardem pose for photographers upon arrival at the opening ceremony of the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 8, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
May 08, 2018 - 2:39 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — A Cannes Film Festival grappling with issues of gender equality and other winds of change was declared open Tuesday by Martin Scorsese and Cate Blanchett, arm in arm, before the premiere of Asghar Farhadi's "Everybody Knows." The 71st edition of the glamorous French Riviera...
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May 08, 2018 - 1:25 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — UFC and the Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced an agreement for live fight coverage on its new subscription streaming service beginning in January. The agreement calls for 15 live UFC events to stream exclusively on ESPN Plus. Each event will be called "UFC on ESPN Plus Fight...
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May 08, 2018 - 12:33 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — UFC and the Walt Disney Co. have reached an agreement for live fight coverage on its new subscription streaming service beginning in January 2019. The agreement announced Tuesday calls for 15 live UFC events to stream exclusively on ESPN Plus. Each event will be called "UFC on ESPN...
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, Michael Ovitz attends the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 25th Anniversary Gala in New York. Ovitz has written an autobiography simply titled “Who Is Michael Ovitz.” The book will be published by Portfolio and is available on September 25. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
May 08, 2018 - 12:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The man once considered among Hollywood's most powerful figures is ready to tell his story. Michael Ovitz has written an autobiography simply titled, "Who Is Michael Ovitz?" The book will be published by Portfolio and will be available on September 25. Ovitz co-founded the Creative...
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Cardi B attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 08, 2018 - 11:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It was cocktail hour at the Met Gala, the most glittery and exclusive event on the New York social calendar, and celebrity guests were thronging around the imposing Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, sipping drinks and munching on canapes. Pretty much everyone in...
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