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A poster for the Smurfs, The Lost Village, movie is seen in the central Israeli city of Bnei Brak. Tuesday, March, 28, 2017. The PR firm promoting “Smurfs: The Lost Village” says it removed Smurfette from promo posters in central city of Bnei Brak so as not to offend its ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents. The deeply conservative ultra-Orthodox chafe at the public display of women’s images. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
March 28, 2017 - 8:44 am
BNEI BRAK, Israel (AP) — Israel's pious ultra-Orthodox Jewish community has long chafed at public displays of women, whether the images are of female public figures or ordinary women. Now even animated characters appear to be a no-go. The PR company promoting "Smurfs: The Lost Village" movie, which...
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March 28, 2017 - 7:45 am
BNEI BRAK, Israel (AP) — Israel's pious ultra-Orthodox Jewish community has long chafed at public displays of women, whether the images are of female public figures or ordinary women. Now even animated characters appear to be a no-go. The PR company promoting "Smurfs: The Lost Village" movie, which...
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Labor union member Geraldine Lacy celebrates Monday, March 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. NFL team owners approved the move of the Raiders to Las Vegas in a vote at an NFL football annual meeting in Phoenix. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 28, 2017 - 2:20 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Sometime in the not distant future, they will become the Las Vegas Raiders. Until then, likely in 2020, Mark Davis' team belongs to Oakland. Well, sort of. NFL owners approved the Raiders' move to Las Vegas 31-1 at the league meetings Monday. Miami was the lone dissenter. Davis...
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Members of the ATF and local police work at a crime scene at the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 28, 2017 - 12:50 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A mother of five who was wounded in the Cincinnati nightclub shooting described a chaotic scene in which she and other club patrons were frantically crawling over one another to reach the exits and said that all she could think about was her kids. One man was killed and Angel...
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March 28, 2017 - 12:13 am
Royals outfielder Jorge Soler likely will begin his first season in Kansas City on the disabled list after straining his oblique in a minor league game. Soler, acquired from the Chicago Cubs in December for closer Wade Davis, hurt himself on a swing Sunday. Soler went for an MRI on Monday, which...
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Kansas City Royals' Jorge Soler is congratulated after his two-run home run in the ninth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Peoria, Ariz., Friday, March 24, 2017. (John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star via AP)
March 27, 2017 - 8:07 pm
Royals outfielder Jorge Soler will likely begin his first season in Kansas City on the disabled list after straining his oblique in a minor league game. Soler, acquired from the Chicago Cubs in December for closer Wade Davis, hurt himself on a swing Sunday. Soler went for an MRI on Monday, which...
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Oakland Raiders fan Ivan Davis gestures while answering questions from a reporter about the move of the team to Las Vegas, Monday, March 27, 2017, at Ricky's Sports Theatre & Grill in San Leandro, Calif. NFL owners approved the move at the league meetings Monday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
March 27, 2017 - 7:47 pm
SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — Ivan Davis stared stone-faced at the television as the news came down that the Oakland Raiders would be moving to Las Vegas and was asked if he was a fan of the team. "I used to be," he responded. Davis has been a Raiders fan for about a half-century, celebrating Super...
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Labor union member Geraldine Lacy celebrates Monday, March 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. NFL team owners approved the move of the Raiders to Las Vegas in a vote at an NFL football annual meeting in Phoenix. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 27, 2017 - 7:16 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Invoking his father Al's name, and copying what the Hall of Fame owner did with the Raiders, Mark Davis is moving the franchise out of Oakland. NFL owners approved the Raiders' move to Las Vegas 31-1 at the league meetings Monday. Miami was the lone dissenter. "My father used to say...
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March 27, 2017 - 4:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Viacom Inc. has named Jim Gianopulos the new chairman and chief executive officer of Paramount Pictures, hoping the former Fox chief can revive the flagging movie studio. Gianopulos will succeed Paramount's former chairman, Brad Grey, who was ousted in February. Viacom Chief...
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FILe - In this March 2, 2017, file photo, Ottawa Senators' Erik Karlsson (65) keeps the puck away from goalie Craig Anderson (41) and Colorado Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog (92) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Ottawa, Ontario. The Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators will play two regular-season games in Sweden next season. The NHL and NHL Players’ Association on Friday, March 24, 2017, announced their new “Global Series” games Nov. 10 and 11 in Stockholm .(Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
March 24, 2017 - 11:48 am
The Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators will play two games in Sweden next season, the NHL's first regular-season games in Europe since 2011. The NHL and NHL Players' Association on Friday announced their new Global Series games Nov. 10 and 11 in Stockholm. This is the NHL's sixth trip to Europe...
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