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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, musical artist R. Kelly performs the national anthem before an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks in New York. As critics of the singer seek to cancel his shows because of his alleged mistreatment of women, a community leader in North Carolina says she and others will stage a protest if his Friday show in Greensboro takes place. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
May 10, 2018 - 8:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Spotify has removed R. Kelly's music from its playlists, citing its new policy on hate content and hateful conduct. A spokesperson said Thursday that Kelly's music is no longer available on the streaming service's owned and operated playlists and algorithmic recommendations. His...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, musical artist R. Kelly performs the national anthem before an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks in New York. As critics of the singer seek to cancel his shows because of his alleged mistreatment of women, a community leader in North Carolina says she and others will stage a protest if his Friday show in Greensboro takes place. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
May 10, 2018 - 10:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Spotify has removed R. Kelly's music from its playlists, citing its new policy on hate content and hateful conduct. A spokesperson on Thursday says Kelly's music is no longer available on the streaming service's owned and operated playlists and algorithmic recommendations. His music...
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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2016 file photo, Anne V. Coates arrives at the 2016 Governors Awards in Los Angeles. Coates, an Oscar-winning film editor died Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at the Motion Picture Country Home and Hospital in Woodland Hills, Calif.. She was 92. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 09, 2018 - 6:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-winning film editor Anne V. Coates, widely considered one of the greatest in her field whose many credits include such disparate works as "Lawrence of Arabia," ''The Elephant Man" and "Fifty Shades of Grey," has died. She was 92. A representative from Coates' talent agency...
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FILE - In this May 3, 2018 file photo Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price throws to a Texas Rangers batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas. Price has been sent back to Boston for medical tests after experiencing a tingling sensation in his pitching hand again. Price was scratched from his scheduled start Wednesday, May 9, 2018 against the rival New York Yankees. Red Sox manager Alex Cora says Price felt tingling in his hand Sunday while throwing a bullpen that was cut short, the same symptoms that forced him out of an early-season game against the Yankees in Boston. (AP Photo/Richard Rodriguez)
May 09, 2018 - 3:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price has been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome after twice experiencing numbness in his pitching hand this season. Red Sox manager Alex Cora announced the diagnosis on Boston radio station WEEI prior to a game Wednesday at Yankee Stadium, which...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Disney is seeking new frontiers. The media company launched its $5-a-month sports streaming service, ESPN Plus, in April 2018, and it signed a deal with Twitter a month later to create Marvel, ABC and ESPN content on that service. Meanwhile, Disney is trying to buy much of 21st Century Fox, including the Fox television network and the X-Men movie franchise. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 08, 2018 - 5:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is seeking new frontiers. The media company launched its $5-a-month sports streaming service, ESPN Plus, last month, and it signed a deal with Twitter this month to create Marvel, ABC and ESPN content on that service. Meanwhile, Disney is trying to buy much of 21st Century...
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FILE - This image released by Marvel Studios shows, front row from left, Danai Gurira, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Evans, Scarlet Johansson and Sebastian Stan in a scene from "Avengers: Infinity War." The Walt Disney Co. said Saturday that the Marvel superhero saga had earned just under $975 million in global box office through Friday. Since the film earned nearly $70 million on Friday alone, the studio is confident it will pass the billion-dollar mark on Saturday, in 11 days. (Chuck Zlotnick/Marvel Studios via AP)
May 06, 2018 - 2:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After breaking opening weekend records, "Avengers: Infinity War" continued to dominate in its second weekend in theaters, but alternative programming like the romantic comedy "Overboard" also found an audience in what has historically been considered the "official" kick-off to...
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FILE - This image released by Marvel Studios shows, front row from left, Danai Gurira, Chadwick Boseman, Chris Evans, Scarlet Johansson and Sebastian Stan in a scene from "Avengers: Infinity War." The Walt Disney Co. said Saturday that the Marvel superhero saga had earned just under $975 million in global box office through Friday. Since the film earned nearly $70 million on Friday alone, the studio is confident it will pass the billion-dollar mark on Saturday, in 11 days. (Chuck Zlotnick/Marvel Studios via AP)
May 06, 2018 - 1:19 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After breaking opening weekend records, "Avengers: Infinity War" continued to dominate in its second weekend in theaters, but alternative programming like the romantic comedy "Overboard" also found an audience in what has historically been considered the "official" kick-off to...
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Blockbuster Alaska General Manager Kevin Daymude moves a display case featuring the jockstrap worn by actor Russell Crowe in the 2005 movie "Cinderella Man" at the video store location in Anchorage, Alaska, on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. HBO's John Oliver bought the jockstrap and other items at auction and sent them to Anchorage, in hopes it would help the store stave off pressure from streaming movie services. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
May 02, 2018 - 9:31 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A celebrity jockstrap that's been the buzz of Alaska for nearly two weeks went on display Wednesday at one of the nation's last Blockbuster video stores in an effort to ramp up business. "I tell you, we're going to get a lot of traffic, is what I'm expecting," said Kevin...
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FILE- In this April 3, 2018, file photo, a Spotify banner adorns the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Spotify reports earnings Wednesday, May 2. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 02, 2018 - 6:15 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Spotify's first quarterly report as a public held company struck the wrong note with investors, even though its music-streaming service hit the subscriber-growth target set by management just before its stock began trading. Total subscribers increased to 75 million through...
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May 02, 2018 - 3:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for an aspiring actress suing Harvey Weinstein says the film producer is a "pimp in a tuxedo." Attorney Jeff Herman made the claim during arguments Wednesday while asking a New York judge to let Kadian Noble's lawsuit proceed. The suit alleges she was abused by Weinstein in...
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