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'House of Cards' cancelled as fallout continues for Spacey By MARK KENNEDY, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The fallout from Kevin Spacey's response to being accused of alleged sexual assault continued Monday, with the two-time Oscar winner being harshly criticized on social media, the plug pulled on his hit show "House of Cards" and "deeply troubled" producers of the political thriller arriving on set...
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    Severe rainstorm slams Northeast, leaves 1.5M without power By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A severe storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and soaking rain swept through the Northeast early Monday, knocking out power for nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses and forcing hundreds of schools to close in New England. Falling trees knocked down power lines across the region, and some...
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  Reward offered for info on wolf-killing poacher in Oregon KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and five conservation groups have teamed up to offer $15,500 for information about the illegal poaching of a federally protected gray wolf that was shot dead in a national forest in southern Oregon. The wolf, known as OR-33, was being tracked by authorities and...
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  Zendaya, Cate Blanchett preach empowerment at InStyle Awards By LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Empowerment was the de facto theme at the third annual InStyle Awards Monday night, where Hollywood and fashion A-listers from Cate Blanchett and Zendaya to Cindy Crawford gathered on an open-air patio at The Getty Center to celebrate one another and those behind the scenes that make...
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Documentary on sexual abuse in Hollywood in the works NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-nominated filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering have announced that they're making a documentary about sexual abuse in Hollywood. The duo announced Monday that their film will illuminate the "behavior of predatory perpetrators such as Harvey Weinstein and others," and the culture that "enables and protects them." The filmmakers say they have...
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Former presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert By WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on Saturday to raise money for victims of devastating hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy...
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  Justin Timberlake invited back to Super Bowl halftime show By The Associated Press Justin Timberlake has finally been invited back to the Super Bowl halftime show, 14 years after the "wardrobe malfunction" with Janet Jackson caused a national controversy. The NFL announced Sunday night that Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl halftime show Feb. 4 in Minnesota. This will be Timberlake's third Super Bowl...
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  via GIPHY 'Tyler Perry's Boo 2' scares away competition at box office LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween" opened in first place this weekend with $21.2 million from North American theaters, beating out spectacle and star-driven newcomers like "Geostorm," ''Only the Brave" and "The Snowman." The disaster epic "Geostorm" flopped with $13.7 million against a reported $120 million production...