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U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addiction
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a frank and heartfelt speech, U2 bassist Adam Clayton thanked his bandmates of four decades for their support during his treatment and recovery for alcohol abuse years ago, and then joined them for a rollicking rendition of a few hits....

Cosby venue could move to California in sex abuse lawsuit
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- The stage for Bill Cosby's next legal challenge shifts to California with a hearing scheduled Tuesday to set a trial date in a lawsuit accusing him of sexually assaulting a teen at the Playboy Mansion more than 40 years ago....

CNN accepts resignations of 3 involved in retracted story
NEW YORK (AP) -- CNN accepted the resignations Monday of three journalists involved in a retracted story about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between an associate of President Donald Trump and the head of a Russian investment fund....

Box Office Top 20: 'Transformers 5'
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Michael Bay's "Transformers: The Last Knight" topped the box office charts, but it was a dubious success. The fifth installment in the series took in a franchise low of $68.5 million in its first five days in theaters, $44.7 million of which came from weekend sales....

Dutch sleuth hopes for breakthrough in biggest US art heist
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- A Dutch art sleuth who says he's following two possible leads in the largest art heist in U.S. history is hoping a $10 million reward will help track down the collection stolen from a Boston museum in 1990....

The Latest: 3 CNN journalists resign over retracted story
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on a retracted CNN story about a supposed investigation in a Donald Trump associated and the head of a Russian investment fund (all times local):...

Spokeswoman: Cosby town hall's about education, not assault
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A spokeswoman for Bill Cosby is clarifying the purpose of the comedian's planned town hall meetings after she and a colleague initially appeared to draw a link between the meetings and his mistrial on felony charges of sexual assault....

President's media strategy creating friction
NEW YORK (AP) -- White House press secretary Sean Spicer's briefing with reporters turned testy on Monday, with CNN's Jim Acosta interrupting President Donald Trump's chief spokesman to demand he explain why television cameras were ordered off....

JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared
LONDON (AP) -- Wizarding legend Harry Potter's tale has turned 20....

Wisconsin wants 'Making a Murderer' inmate to stay in jail
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin attorneys asked a federal appeals court Monday to keep an inmate featured in the Netxflix series "Making a Murderer" behind bars while they fight a second ruling overturning his conviction....

 
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