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Reality star Duggar resigns from Family Research Council

AP Photo/Danny Johnston NEW YORK (AP) — The Family Research Council has accepted the resignation of Josh Duggar in the wake of the reality TV star’s apology for unspecified bad behavior as a young teen. Tony Perkins, president of the Washington-based Christian...
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Jeff Gordon to join Fox as full-time analyst in 2016

AP Photo/Chuck Burton Jeff Gordon will join Fox as a full-time analyst in 2016, teaming with Mike Joy and Darrell Waltrip in the three-man booth. Gordon is retiring at the end of this season and signed a multi-year contract with Fox. The four-time NASCAR champion is in 23rd...
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5 B.B. King children visit body a day before public viewing

AP Photo/John Locher LAS VEGAS (AP) — Five B.B. King family members have visited the blues great one last time in private at a Las Vegas funeral home that will host a public viewing Friday ahead of a Saturday memorial service. They emerged from the Thursday meeting saying...

Blues great B.B. King’s daughter to host Vegas Strip event

LAS VEGAS (AP) — B.B. King’s eldest daughter says she’ll host a free musical tribute event at a Las Vegas Strip venue after a public viewing of her father’s body at a funeral chapel. Shirley King says when people are done being sad about her dad’s...

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Flavor Flav arrested in Vegas, suspected of impaired driving

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas say entertainer Flavor Flav has been arrested on allegations of driving under the influence, speeding, possessing less than an ounce of marijuana and having an open container of alcohol in the 2005 black BMW he was driving. Nevada...
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Rediscovering Walt Disney’s optimistic in ‘Tomorrowland’

AP Photo/Rich Fury BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — For writer Damon Lindelof, the genesis of the escapist adventure “Tomorrowland” was one very simple question: What happened to our jet packs? When he, director Brad Bird and George Clooney were children (albeit at...
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Rockefeller to mark 100th birthday with land gift in Maine

AP Photo/Charles Sykes PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The oldest member of the Rockefeller family is giving a gift as part of his 100th birthday celebration: 1,000 acres of land including streams, trails and carriage roads abutting Acadia National Park. David Rockefeller, the...

Nielsen: 13.76 million viewers for Letterman

NEW YORK (AP) — Comic celebrities turned out for David Letterman’s late-night farewell – and so did his biggest audience in more than 21 years. The Nielsen company said Thursday that 13.76 million viewers saw Letterman end his 33-year career as a late-night TV...
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Sri Lankan immigrant drama ‘Dheepan’ finds a home at Cannes

AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau CANNES, France (AP) — Before making the Sri Lankan immigrant drama “Dheepan,” French director Jacques Audiard acknowledged he couldn’t have even found his characters’ native country on a map. Audiard premiered...