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'Stronger' spawns a friendship for Gyllenhaal and Bauman
TORONTO (AP) -- As the cast and makers of "Stronger" collectively rose to take a bow after the film's Toronto International Film Festival premiere, Jake Gyllenhaal realized that Jeff Bauman, whom he plays in the film and who wears prosthetic legs, was still sitting, overwhelmed with emotion....

O'Reilly says his ouster was hit job and business decision
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bill O'Reilly said Tuesday that his firing from Fox News Channel in April was a "political hit job" and that his network's parent company made a business decision to get rid of him....

Fired US Attorney Bharara starting podcast on justice
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York's Preet Bharara, who says he knows nothing more about why President Donald Trump fired him as U.S. attorney than on the day it happened, is about to step back into the spotlight with a podcast on justice issues....

Words With Friends adds 50,000 pop culture words
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tell your bae or your bestie: The mobile game Words With Friends is adding thousands of pop culture words as part of its largest dictionary update in the game's eight-year history....

Court reinstates lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone story
NEW YORK (AP) -- A defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone over the magazine's debunked article about a University of Virginia gang rape was reinstated Tuesday by an appeals court in a manner that one judge says would allow any member of a school fraternity to join the lawsuit....

Neko Case's Vermont home is damaged by fire
BARNET, Vt. (AP) -- Fire investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that heavily damaged Neko Case's 225-year-old Vermont home....

Oh brother: Hank Green, sibling of John Green, has book deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- John Green isn't the only author in his family....

Member of Kennedy family pays fine after arrest at party
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) -- Court officials in Massachusetts have dismissed a disorderly conduct charge against a Kennedy family member who was arrested last month after complaints about a loud party....

Film academy president welcomes new members at private party
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Jeanne Tripplehorn has been a professional actress for more than 25 years. But as a new member of the film academy, she's almost as giddy as her first day on set....

Jesmyn Ward is a finalist for the $50,000 Kirkus Prize
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jesmyn Ward's ghostly "Sing, Unburied, Sing" and Mohsin Hamid's acclaimed novel about refugees "Exit West" were among the finalists Tuesday for the fourth annual Kirkus Prize....

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