Celebrity causes

FILE - In this May 20, 2018, file photo,Icon award winner Janet Jackson performs a medley at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Jackson, John Legend, The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes are among the artists slated to appear at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival. The event will take place on Sept. 29 on the Great Lawn in New York City’s Central Park. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
August 07, 2018 - 10:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — John Legend, Janet Jackson, The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes are among the artists slated to appear at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival. The event will take place on Sept. 29 on the Great Lawn in New York City's Central Park. Janelle Monae and Cardi B, who gave birth in July, will also...
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FILE - In this July 30, 2018 file photo LeBron James listens to a question at a news conference after the opening ceremony for the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio. President Donald Trump is turning his wrath on the basketball superstar. Trump tweeted late Friday, Aug. 3 that James was interviewed "by the dumbest man on television," CNN anchor Don Lemon, but that he "made Lebron look smart, which isn't easy to do."(AP Photo/Phil Long, File)
August 05, 2018 - 1:01 am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday, President Donald Trump unleashed a withering attack on the state's favorite son, savaging NBA star LeBron James in a late-night tweet that derided the intelligence of one of the nation's most prominent African-American men. Melania...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2016 file photo, actor Patrick Dempsey poses for photographers during a photocall for the screening of 'Bridget Jones's Baby' in Paris. Dempsey is offering to have dinner with five, randomly selected individuals who raise money for families affected by cancer. The Sun Journal reports that those who raise more than $1,000 by Sept. 1, 2018 for what’s known as the Dempsey Challenge could be picked for the dinner. Dempsey is the creator of the Dempsey Challenge bike-run-walk fundraiser that helps families affected by cancer. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
August 04, 2018 - 12:03 pm
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Actor Patrick Dempsey is offering to have dinner with five, randomly selected individuals who raise money for families affected by cancer. The Sun Journal reports that those who raise more than $1,000 by Sept. 1 for what's known as the Dempsey Challenge could be picked for...
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August 02, 2018 - 1:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — a rising liberal star — will be in downtown Los Angeles for a small-dollar fundraiser. The 28-year-old startled the Democratic Party establishment when she defeated 10-term U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley in a New York City...
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August 01, 2018 - 10:38 am
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Actor Patrick Dempsey says someone is impersonating him online and asking his fans to give money to either him or his Maine-based nonprofit. Dempsey tweeted on his verified account Monday that "people have been impersonating me and asking my fans for money (through social...
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Kurt Busch walks out from the garage area after practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
July 28, 2018 - 5:19 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kurt Busch found another sport that suits him: The former NASCAR champion traveled to England to watch his wife play polo with a prince. The 2004 NASCAR Cup champ hit the sights in London and cheered on wife Ashley during a charity polo match with Prince Harry. Ashley Busch is...
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Host and executive producer Tom Arnold participates in Viceland's "The Hunt for the Trump Tapes with Tom Arnold" panel during the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 26, 2018 - 4:42 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Tom Arnold says if his search for revealing tapes of President Donald Trump yields anything, he won't save it for the September debut of his new TV series. Any tape that would "help our country" will immediately be released, the comedian-turned-activist told a TV...
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FILE - This Feb. 9, 2005 file photo shows actors Ian McShane, who portrays Al Swearengen, left, and Paula Malcomson, who portrays Trixie, center, on the set with David Milch, creator of the HBO series "Deadwood," in Santa Clarita, Calif. HBO says it's greenlighted a long-discussed movie based on the Western drama that ended a dozen years ago. The critically acclaimed, award-winning series was set in the rough-and-tumble South Dakota mining town of the title. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)
July 26, 2018 - 12:53 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. BACK TO THE BLACK HILLS "Deadwood" fans can exhale. HBO says it's greenlighted a long-discussed movie based...
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In this July 17, 2018, photo, Kem Monovithya, a Cambodian political activist and daughter of Kem Sokha, the jailed leader of Cambodia's main opposition party, poses for a portrait on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kem said she can't go home because she fears she, too, will be arrested as part of a government crackdown that has banned the political party her father led, shut down news outlets and scattered hundreds of Cambodian politicians, human rights activists and journalists into exile in the U.S., Australia, Thailand and other countries. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
July 26, 2018 - 12:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kem Monovithya, a Cambodian political activist, was visiting Switzerland in September when she got a phone call from her father. Kem Sokha, the leader of Cambodia's main opposition party, told his daughter that government agents were raiding their family's home in Phnom Penh. "He...
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Jane Fonda speaks during the "Jane Fonda in Five Acts" panel during the HBO Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
July 25, 2018 - 3:44 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jane Fonda says she's still confronted by Vietnam veterans over her anti-war activism and welcomes the encounters. Such moments provide an opportunity to talk, she says, which needs to be done with what Fonda called "an open mind and a soft heart." The actress drew...
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