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Howard commencement to feature "Black Panther" Boseman
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The "Black Panther" is returning to his alma mater to give the commencement address at Howard University....

Cosby talk of quaaludes aired in court ahead of drug expert
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Bill Cosby's lawyers turned to their star witness in the comedian's sexual assault retrial, countering the harrowing accounts of a half-dozen accusers with a woman who says chief accuser Andrea Constand mused about framing a celebrity in hopes of a big payday....

Tribeca opens with 'Gilda,' and De Niro comes out swinging
NEW YORK (AP) -- The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival opened Wednesday with pugnacious political words from Robert De Niro and the tender opening-night premiere, "Love, Gilda," an intimate celebration of the beloved comedian and former "Saturday Night Live" star Gilda Radner....

Illusionist Copperfield takes stand in tourist injury case
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- David Copperfield testified Wednesday that he didn't know until he was sued that a British tourist claimed to have been seriously injured while taking part in an illusion during a performance on the Las Vegas Strip in 2013....

Some male sexual assault victims feel left behind by #MeToo
For some male victims of sexual assault and abuse, #MeToo can feel more like #WhatAboutMe?...

Another member quits Nobel literature academy
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Another member of the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize said Thursday she is resigning, bringing the total number of board members who are quitting the prestigious institution to six....

Real-life 'gladiator' salutes 'Scandal,' show she inspired
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Olivia Pope's journey comes to an end Thursday on "Scandal," but real-life Washington power players and others remain in need of a determined "gladiator" to rescue them from crises. Enter Judy Smith, who inspired the ABC drama and remains in the thick of politics and Hollywood....

First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots as Hollywood's blockbuster "Black Panther" premiered in Saudi Arabia's first movie theater....

Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A former Playboy model who said she had a 10-month affair with President Donald Trump settled her lawsuit Wednesday with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship publicly....

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