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  • Alex Jones accused of destroying evidence in defamation case

    Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was accused in court filings Friday of destroying evidence relevant to the case of families from Sandy Hook Elementary School who are suing him for claiming the massacre was a hoax. Attorneys for two Sandy Hook victims noted that Jones said during a recent...

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  • AP source: It's not just audio, Manigault Newman has video

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not just audiotapes. Omarosa Manigault Newman has a stash of video, emails, text messages and other documentation supporting the claims in her

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  • AP source: It's not just audio, Manigault Newman has video

    It's not just audiotapes. Omarosa Manigault Newman has a stash of video, emails, text messages and other documentation supporting the claims in her tell-all book about her time in the Trump White House, a person with direct knowledge of the records told The Associated Press Friday. ...

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  • Doing it Wrong: Steve Martin and Martin Short Think it's Best Not to Insult Half Your Audience with Trump Jokes

    Following my Steve Martin-theme article about Australia (please see here) comes a piece about the actual Lonely Guy. In an interview with Indiewire published Wednesday, The Jerk and his co-star Martin Short explain why they don’t makes jokes about the President in their two-man live show. You may have caught, by the way, the pair’s Netflix special, An Evening You Will Forget for | Read More

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  • Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31

    Aretha Franklin’s funeral will be held Aug. 31 in Detroit, The Associated Press reported Friday. “The Queen of Soul” passed Thursday from pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. The funeral will be held at Greater Grace Temple and will be limited to family and friends, the AP said. Public viewings will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Aug. 28-29 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.

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  • Aretha Franklin funeral set for August 31 in Detroit

    A funeral for the late soul music star Aretha Franklin has been scheduled for Aug. 31 in Detroit, following a two-day public viewing of her casket, and her body will be entombed at a family gravesite, relatives announced on Friday through a publicist.

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  • 'She knew she was blessed': Smokey Robinson remembers Aretha

    When Motown great Smokey Robinson saw his lifelong friend Aretha Franklin play music for the first time, he said he was struck by the talent of the young girl who would become the "Queen of Soul."

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  • Stan Lee gets 3-year restraining order against ex-adviser

    Stan Lee's restraining order against a former business manager was extended for three years on Friday, in another apparent step toward stability for the Marvel Comics mogul after a tumultuous year. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ordered Keya Morgan to stay away from the Marvel Comics...

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  • Did this combat trainer inspire a Sacha Baron Cohen character?

    Meet the apparent real-life Col. Erran Morad! In the guise of the faux Israeli anti-terrorism expert, Sacha Baron Cohen has managed to make a mockery of a host of prominent officials in his Showtime series “Who Is America?” While the provocateur hasn’t revealed the inspiration for his character, a Big Apple-based counterterrorism expert from Israel bears...

    New York Post
  • ‘Serious medical situation’ forces singer Ian Tyson to cancel Drumheller concert

    A representative for the 84-year-old Victoria native, who penned "Four Strong Winds" as one half of Ian & Sylvia, said he was admitted to hospital on Monday after recent issues with his heart rhythm.

    Global News
  • A focused Mackenzie Phillips takes it one day at a time

    Mackenzie Phillips is upending expectations with her portrayal of a brutal inmate on "Orange is the New Black." The "One Day at a Time" actress is doing well off-screen, too. After battling addiction, she calls her life "fantastic." Phillips said she's proud of her son and has...

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  • Ferraris. Lamborghinis. Showgirls. ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ reveals the new face of the 1 percent

    "Crazy Rich Asians" may be a movie but the absurd wealth and lavish spending it illuminates in Singapore and elsewhere in Asia is absolutely real, an FT reporter living in Singapore reports.

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  • Castle Rock’s Jane Levy Is Horror's Secret Weapon

    The 'Castle Rock' and 'Don't Breathe' star has made a fast name for herself as one of the coolest new "scream queens."

    GQ
  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

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  • Smokey Robinson remembers Aretha

    When Motown great Smokey Robinson saw his lifelong friend Aretha Franklin play music for the first time, he said he was struck by the talent of the young girl who would become the "Queen of Soul."

    IN
  • Smokey Robinson remembers Aretha

    When Motown great Smokey Robinson saw his lifelong friend Aretha Franklin play music for the first time, he said he was struck by the talent of the young girl who would become the "Queen of Soul."

    U.S.
  • Jefferson Airplane co-founder: Botched surgery ruined career

    A co-founder of Jefferson Airplane is accusing a New York City hospital of destroying his musical career with a botched tracheotomy. A lawsuit filed by Marty Balin against Mount Sinai Beth Israel hospital says the singer and guitarist lost part of his tongue and has a paralyzed vocal cord...

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  • MTV VMAs working to craft tribute for Aretha Franklin

    The MTV Video Music Awards plans on honoring the legacy of Aretha Franklin — they’re just not sure how they will do it.

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