Arts and entertainment

FILE - In this June 10, 2018 file photo, rapper Meek Mill performs at HOT 97 Summer Jam 2018 in East Rutherford, N.J. Pennsylvania's highest court won't remove a judge from Meek Mill's long-running criminal case, but one justice says the rapper can raise the issue again after a hearing next week. Three judges denied Mill's request Tuesday to replace Philadelphia Judge Genece Brinkley, and three supported it. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
June 12, 2018 - 1:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania's highest court won't remove a judge from Meek Mill's long-running criminal case, though one justice said in Tuesday's decision that the rapper can raise the issue again after a hearing next week. Mill's lawyers have been leveling harsh criticism at Philadelphia...
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Singer Bono of U2 performs during a concert at the Apollo Theater hosted by SiriusXM on Monday, June 11, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
June 12, 2018 - 9:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U2 frontman Bono honored the late Anthony Bourdain toward the end of the band's special performance at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. Bono spoke of losing a "lot of inspiring, useful people" over the past few years "who gave up on their own life" alluding to the apparent suicides of...
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Alexander Hamilton exhibit called "Alexander Hamilton: Soldier, Secretary, Icon," that include mail, portraits, and postage and revenue stamps reflective of Hamilton's life and career, at Smithsonian National Postal Museum in Washington, Monday, June 11, 2018. The blockbuster show Hamilton is finally coming to the nation’s capital and the city is preparing in ways that only Washington can. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 12, 2018 - 12:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The blockbuster musical "Hamilton" is finally coming to Washington, and the city is preparing in ways that only the nation's capital can. Lin-Manuel Miranda's genre-bending historical musical about the life of Alexander Hamilton will start a three-month run at the Kennedy Center...
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Argentine sportscaster and legendary Telemundo soccer broadcaster Andrés Cantor poses during an interview about his 2018 World Cup assignment, Wednesday May 16, 2018, in New York. Getting ready to broadcast its first World Cup, Telemundo hopes Cantor can persuade American viewers that soccer is better in Spanish. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 11, 2018 - 7:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Andres Cantor screamed "Goal!" for 38 seconds, four fortissimo shrieks of shock, elation and hysteria that exceeded even the usual volcanic standard set by the Pavarotti of the pitch. Getting ready to broadcast its first World Cup, Telemundo hopes his huge-capacity lungs persuade...
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This image released by Warner Bros. shows, from foreground left, Sandra Bullock Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Cate Blanchett and Awkwafina in a scene from "Ocean's 8." (Barry Wetcher/Warner Bros. via AP)
June 11, 2018 - 5:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The female-led reboot "Ocean's 8" stole the box-office crown from "Solo: A Star Wars Story" with $41.6 million in ticket sales at U.S. and Canada theaters over the weekend, according to final figures Monday. The Warner Bros.-Village Roadshow production, which cost about $70 million...
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June 11, 2018 - 2:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court says an insurance company must pick up Bill Cosby's tab to fight defamation lawsuits brought by women who accused him of sexual misconduct. But the ruling by the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston doesn't mean the insurance company, AIG, must pay any...
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Robert De Niro introduces a performance by Bruce Springsteen at the 72nd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 10, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP)
June 11, 2018 - 12:59 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Robert De Niro is apologizing to Canadians for the "idiotic behavior of my president" a day after the actor launched an expletive at Donald Trump at the Tony awards. De Niro said Monday Trump's remarks about Canada are a "disgrace" and apologized to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2012, file photo, Neal Boyd sings during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Boyd, an opera singer who won NBC's "America's Got Talent" and dabbled in Missouri politics, died Sunday, June 10, 2018, at his mother's house in Sikeston, Mo. He was 42. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 11, 2018 - 11:54 am
SIKESTON, Mo. (AP) — Neal Boyd, an opera singer who won NBC's "America's Got Talent" and dabbled in Missouri politics, has died. Scott County Coroner Scott Amick says Boyd died around 6 p.m. Sunday at his mother's house in Sikeston. He was 42. Amick says Boyd had a number of medical problems,...
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In this April 27, 2018, photo, a sign advertises the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nev. A coalition of religious groups and anti-sex trafficking activists have launched referendums to ban brothels in two of Nevada's seven counties where they legally operate. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 11, 2018 - 10:33 am
PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — A state marketed as a place where people can indulge in all manner of sins is confronting its status as the only place in America where you can legally pay someone for sex. A coalition of religious groups and anti-sex trafficking activists has launched referendums to ban...
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June 11, 2018 - 7:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 80 percent of film critics are male, according to a new study that analyzed the movie reviews to last year's top box-office hits. The research was conducted by the University of Southern California's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, which released its findings Monday...
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