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FILE - In this June 25, 2017 file photo, actor Robert Downey, Jr. attends the "Spider-Man: Homecoming" cast photo call in New York. Downey Jr. will be reprising his role as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famed detective Sherlock Holmes alongside Jude Law as his counterpart Watson in “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” coming in 2020. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, FIle)
May 07, 2018 - 7:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly seven years after "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" hit theaters, Warner Bros. Pictures says a third installment of the "Sherlock Holmes" franchise is coming in 2020. The studio said Monday that Robert Downey Jr. will reprise his role as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famed...
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Rita Ora 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 Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 7:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amal Clooney and Rita Ora were among the early arrivals to this year's religion-themed Met Gala, the annual fundraising fete in New York that brings out Hollywood's elite for an evening of fashion and charity. Clooney, one of the evening's co-chairs, arrived early in a striking...
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Kiersten Pyke arrives for a press conference at her attorneys office Monday, May 7, 2018, in Salt Lake City. Pyke, a Utah woman who told police Tom Sizemore groped her at a photo shoot when she was 11, is suing the actor. The lawsuit filed Monday says the 2003 incident during production of the "Born Killers" movie left her with post-traumatic stress and drug and alcohol addiction. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
May 07, 2018 - 6:26 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah woman who filed a lawsuit Monday accusing actor Tom Sizemore of groping her at a photo shoot when she was 11 said she is standing up for other child actors. Kiersten Pyke, 26, spoke for the first time Monday at her attorney's office in Salt Lake City about six months...
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Amal Clooney 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 07, 2018 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Vogue's Anna Wintour has kicked off the star-studded and heaven-looking Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Wintour, who co-chairs the annual event, arrived at Monday night's event in a beaded off-white Chanel gown and a cross necklace alongside her daughter, Bee Shaffer...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2018, file photo, the logo for ExxonMobil appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Energy stocks are leading U.S. indexes higher in early trading as the price of crude oil climb. Exxon Mobil added 1.2 percent early Monday, May 7, and Schlumberger rose 1.2 percent. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 07, 2018 - 5:25 pm
DALLAS (AP) — U.S. oil prices crashed through the $70-a-barrel mark on Monday for the first time since late 2014, foreshadowing costlier gasoline and consumer goods. It's not clear that pricey crude will slow down the economy, however. The stock market closed slightly higher as investors bet that...
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FILE - This Oct. 17, 2008, file photo shows novelist Junot Diaz during a book presentation in New York. Diaz is facing allegations of sexual misconduct from a fellow author. Zinzi Clemmons, author of "What We Lose," tweeted Friday, May 4, 2018, that the Pulitzer Prize winner forcibly kissed her while she was a graduate student. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, file)
May 07, 2018 - 5:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Children's Museum has canceled a book reading by author Junot Diaz, who is facing allegations of sexual misconduct. Museum spokeswoman Jo-Anne Baxter said on Monday the museum canceled Thursday's planned event over concerns the accusations could put visitors in an "...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2018 file photo, Paris Hilton arrives at the Daily Front Row's Fashion Los Angeles Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hilton made an appearance in federal court to watch the sentencing of a woman who authorities say hacked her accounts to get bank and credit card information that she used to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 07, 2018 - 5:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paris Hilton made an appearance in federal court for the sentencing of a hacker who authorities say used her bank and credit card information to run up huge bills. Paystar Bkhchadzhyan (buk-CHAHD'-zhee-ahn) was sentenced to four years and nine months in prison Monday and was...
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May 07, 2018 - 5:19 pm
BOSTON (AP) — State casino regulators agreed on Monday to remove Steve Wynn's name from the license his former company was issued to operate a $2.4 billion resort casino under construction near Boston. Wynn resigned as chairman and chief executive of Wynn Resorts in February after sexual misconduct...
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Trader Tommy Kalikas works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, May 7, 2018. U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Monday, adding to solid gains at the end of last week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 07, 2018 - 4:40 pm
U.S. stocks closed modestly higher Monday, extending the market's gains from last week. Technology companies and banks accounted for much of the latest gains, outweighing losses among beverage makers and other consumer goods companies. Energy stocks got a boost from U.S. crude oil prices, which...
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May 07, 2018 - 4:04 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The top law enforcement official at the agency that runs New York's airports and bridges has retired amid an investigation after radio host Rush Limbaugh told listeners he received a police escort. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Monday Michael Fedorko will...
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