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More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape

Comedian Bill Cosby performs at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts, in Melbourne, Fla., Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Performances by Cosby in Nevada, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington state have been canceled as more women come forward accusing the...

Statement: Bill Cosby’s lawyer criticizes media

NEW YORK (AP) — A statement issued Friday by Bill Cosby’s lawyer, Martin Singer, in response to allegations of sexual assault against the comic: “The new, never-before-heard claims from women who have come forward in the past two weeks with unsubstantiated,...
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‘Wizard of Oz’ Cowardly Lion costume up for sale

FILE – In this 1939 file photo originally released by Warner Bros., from left, Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion, Ray Bolger as the Scarecrow, Judy Garland as Dorothy, and Jack Haley as the Tin Woodman, are shown in a scene from “The Wizard of Oz.” A Cowardly Lion...

LL Cool J, Chaka Khan help honor Quincy Jones

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Though Quincy Jones and LL Cool J never collaborated musically, the rapper-actor says Jones has played a major role in his life. “You just really taught me to be a man,” LL Cool J said Wednesday in a heartfelt introduction of his mentor and...
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John Cameron Mitchell to star in ‘Hedwig’ on B’way

FILe – In this June 8, 2014 file photo, John Cameron Mitchell arrives at the 68th annual Tony Awards in New York. Mitchell, the writer and original star of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,†is returning to her miniskirt and wig. Mitchell said Thursday that he will...
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CBS news chairman stepping down

FILE – In this July 29, 2012 photo, Chairman of CBS News and executive producer of “60 Minutes” Jeff Fager, left, and President of CBS News David Rhodes participate in the CBS News and “CBS This Morning” TCA panel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Fager says...
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Handler apologizes for watermelon joke at awards

FILE – In this Oct. 10, 2006 file photo, Daniel Handler a.k.a. Lemony Snicket attends the Second Annual Quill Awards at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File) FILE – In this Oct. 10, 2006 file photo, Daniel Handler a.k.a....
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Calle 13, Enrique Iglesias win early Latin Grammys

Visitante, left, and Rene Perez Joglar, of the musical group Calle 13, accept the award for best alternative song for “El Aguante” at the 15th annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris...
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Jay Leno cancels gig at Vegas firearms trade show

FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2014 file photo, comedian Jay Leno performs during the 2014 Carousel of Hope Ball at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Leno canceled a scheduled appearance at a large firearms trade show on the Las Vegas Strip, after learning that a...

Judge: Monroe letter belongs to auction buyer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that a letter by Marilyn Monroe in which she described the difficulties of performing belongs to a buyer who purchased it at auction for $130,000. City News Service reports the ruling Wednesday is in favor of the auction...