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TV, films turning to young girls for their new action stars
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- From the murderous Laura in "Logan" to the mysterious Eleven in "Stranger Things" to the audacious determination of Mija in "Okja," opening Wednesday, powerful young girls are starring in mainstream action fare like never before....

Michael Moore donates $10,000 to Shakespeare in the Park
NEW YORK (AP) -- Filmmaker Michael Moore, who is making his Broadway debut this summer in a solo show, says he will donate $10,000 to New York City's Shakespeare in the Park after it lost funding from sponsors due to its controversial "Julius Caesar" production....

'John Wick,' 'Dragon Tattoo' star Michael Nyqvist dies at 56
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" films and often played villains in Hollywood movies like "John Wick" has died. Nyqvist's representative Jenny Tversky said Tuesday that he died after a year-long battle with lung cancer. He was 56....

'Big Bang Theory' star home destroyed by California wildfire
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) -- The home of "Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki has been destroyed in a wildfire in California....

Retracted CNN story a boon for president at war with media
NEW YORK (AP) -- For a president seemingly at perpetual war with "fake news," the resignation of three CNN journalists over a retracted story about a Donald Trump Russian connection is a gift from the political gods when the struggling effort to pass a health bill dominates the headlines....

For a week, Fallon retakes the lead from Colbert
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jimmy Fallon has topped Stephen Colbert in late-night ratings for the first time since Donald Trump has been president. But the NBC comic might want to keep the champagne on ice....

Nielsen's top programs for June 19-25
NEW YORK (AP) -- Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 19-25. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership....

LA City Council oks plans for George Lucas museum
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Force was with George Lucas on Tuesday as the Los Angeles City Council moved with lightsaber speed to clear the way for a $1.5 billion Museum of Narrative Art the "Star Wars" creator plans to build down the road from his alma mater....

Von Furstenberg, in her 'third act,' focuses on philanthropy
NEW YORK (AP) -- Designer Diane von Furstenberg's current favorite model is, not surprisingly, tall - more than 100 feet, actually. And though this model's 225 tons don't exactly fit into a DVF wrap dress, she does have some rather iconic accessories: a tablet and, most importantly, a torch....

The Latest: Cosby lawyer doubts he'll speak publicly
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on a California lawsuit claiming Bill Cosby sexually assaulted a teenage girl more than 40 years ago (all times local):...

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