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New judge sets ground rules for long-running gang and racketeering case against rapper Young Thug

New judge sets ground rules for long-running gang and racketeering case against rapper Young Thug

ATLANTA (AP) — The new judge presiding over the racketeering and gang prosecution of rapper Young Thug and several other defendants said Friday she plans to move forward expeditiously with the trial, which has already dragged on for more than a year.
Weird Al on new music, Sabrina Carpenter, a decade of 'Mandatory Fun' and 40 years of 'Eat It'

Weird Al on new music, Sabrina Carpenter, a decade of 'Mandatory Fun' and 40 years of 'Eat It'

Ten years ago, “Weird Al” Yankovic made history, as he is wont to do. “Mandatory Fun,” his 14th and final studio album, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
Sundance Film Festival narrows down host cities - from Louisville to Santa Fe - for future years

Sundance Film Festival narrows down host cities - from Louisville to Santa Fe - for future years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Sundance Institute on Friday announced six finalists in its search for a new host location for the influential film festival.
Spectacle, spires and romance: The 'real suspense' behind Netflix doc ‘Skywalkers: A Love Story’

Spectacle, spires and romance: The 'real suspense' behind Netflix doc ‘Skywalkers: A Love Story’

It started out as a film about rooftoppers. The risk-takers who pose atop the world’s tallest buildings, without safety nets or permission, had long been a fascination for filmmaker Jeff Zimbalist.
Cheng Pei-pei, martial arts actor who starred in 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,' dies at age 78

Cheng Pei-pei, martial arts actor who starred in 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,' dies at age 78

HONG KONG (AP) — Cheng Pei-pei, a Chinese-born martial arts film actor who starred in Ang Lee’s "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” has died, her family announced Friday. She was 78.
15 months after his firing, Tucker Carlson returns to Fox News airwaves with a GOP convention speech

15 months after his firing, Tucker Carlson returns to Fox News airwaves with a GOP convention speech

NEW YORK (AP) — Tucker Carlson returned to Fox News' airwaves 15 months after being unceremoniously fired , seen Thursday in its coverage of a Republican National Convention speech that highlighted his growing influence in Donald Trump's world.
Comedian Bob Newhart, deadpan master of sitcoms and telephone monologues, dies at 94

Comedian Bob Newhart, deadpan master of sitcoms and telephone monologues, dies at 94

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Newhart, the deadpan accountant-turned-comedian who became one of the most popular TV stars of his time after striking gold with a classic comedy album, has died at 94.
Bob Newhart, deadpan master of sitcoms and telephone monologues, dies at 94

Bob Newhart, deadpan master of sitcoms and telephone monologues, dies at 94

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Newhart, the deadpan accountant-turned-comedian who became one of the most popular TV stars of his time after striking gold with a classic comedy album, has died at 94.
Bob Newhart mourned by Carol Burnett, Kaley Cuoco, Judd Apatow, Al Franken and more

Bob Newhart mourned by Carol Burnett, Kaley Cuoco, Judd Apatow, Al Franken and more

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former co-stars and famous fans paid tribute to comedian and actor Bob Newhart , known for his deadpan humor and the sitcoms he starred in bearing his name, after his death Thursday at age 94.

Shannen Doherty finalized divorce hours before death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shannen Doherty finalized her split with husband, Kurt Iswarienko, just hours before her death at age 53 , and she was granted a rare posthumous divorce two days later.
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