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'Game of Thrones' returning in April 2019 for final season

Nov. 13, 2018 8:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The eighth and last season of "Game of Thrones" finally has a date with destiny. HBO said Tuesday that the series will return in April 2019 with six episodes to conclude its run. The fantasy series based on the George R.R. Martin novels has been one of HBO's most successful shows. A...

Actress Paz de la Huerta sues Harvey Weinstein, alleges rape

Nov. 13, 2018 5:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Paz de la Huerta filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of raping her in 2010 and then embarking on a campaign of harassment that harmed her career. The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges Weinstein raped de la Huerta twice in New...

With J.K. Rowling's help, Jude Law builds a new Dumbledore

Nov. 13, 2018 2:57 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Jude Law met with J.K. Rowling about portraying the younger version of Albus Dumbledore, the two discussed how to rebuild the fan-favorite character from the "Harry Potter" films. Law spent an afternoon jotting down notes from Rowling who talked to him about Dumbledore's life before...

Trumps to skip Kennedy Center Honors for 2nd straight year

Nov. 13, 2018 8:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — For the second straight year, President Donald Trump will not be attending the Kennedy Center Honors celebrating cultural achievement. Neither Trump nor first lady Melania Trump will be at the Dec. 2 event, Stephanie Grisham, the first lady's director of communications, said Tuesday....

NBC, CBS fighting for television ratings dominance

Nov. 13, 2018 4:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Score one week for NBC in what's becoming an intriguing battle with CBS for dominance in the television ratings this season. NBC's victory in the most recent measurements provided by the Nielsen company means it has won bragging rights for three weeks so far this fall, with CBS also winning...

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When it came to racism, the pen was Stan Lee's superpower

Nov. 14, 2018 1:45 AM EST

Stan Lee was a seminal part of Miya Crummell's childhood. As a young, black girl and self-professed pop culture geek, she saw Lee was ahead of his time. "At the time, he wrote 'Black Panther' when segregation was still heavy," said the 27-year-old New Yorker who is a graphic designer and independent comic book...

Work on feature film 'Rattlesnake' underway in New Mexico

Nov. 14, 2018 12:51 AM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The feature film "Rattlesnake" is being filmed at a handful of locations around northern New Mexico. The New Mexico Film Office said Tuesday that the work will continue through mid-December in Santa Fe, Espanola, Las Vegas, Cochiti and Abiquiu. About 100 New Mexico crew members are...

BTS's agency apologizes over band member's A-bomb shirt

Nov. 14, 2018 12:04 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The agency for K-pop superstars BTS apologized Wednesday for members wearing a T-shirt depicting the explosion of an atomic bomb and a hat with a Nazi emblem. Japanese TV broadcasters recently canceled planned appearances in that country after images went viral of the musician...

Venezuelan beauty queens migrate for shot at stardom abroad

Nov. 14, 2018 12:02 AM EST

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — When the Miss Universe beauty pageant takes place in a few weeks, Chile will be represented by a slender brunette who has a killer smile and speaks Spanish with an unmistakable Venezuelan accent. Andrea Diaz was born and raised in Valencia, Venezuela, where from the age of 12 she...

Hachette Book Group lays off around 2 dozen employees

Nov. 13, 2018 10:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Around two dozen employees will be laid off in a re-organization at Hachette Book Group. The publisher announced Tuesday that various imprints would be consolidated and merged, ranging from the religious imprint FaithWords to the feminist Seal Press. Among those leaving are Hachette Books...

'Game of Thrones' returning in April 2019 for final season

Nov. 13, 2018 8:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The eighth and last season of "Game of Thrones" finally has a date with destiny. HBO said Tuesday that the series will return in April 2019 with six episodes to conclude its run. The fantasy series based on the George R.R. Martin novels has been one of HBO's most successful shows. A...

Trumps to skip Kennedy Center Honors for 2nd straight year

Nov. 13, 2018 8:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — For the second straight year, President Donald Trump will not be attending the Kennedy Center Honors celebrating cultural achievement. Neither Trump nor first lady Melania Trump will be at the Dec. 2 event, Stephanie Grisham, the first lady's director of communications, said Tuesday....

Ventura visits next Minnesota governor, and talks pot

Nov. 13, 2018 7:02 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jesse Ventura returned to his old workplace to advise Minnesota's next governor on transition issues — and took the opportunity to talk up legalizing marijuana. Ventura said he was invited by Democratic Gov.-elect Tim Walz to a meeting Tuesday at the Capitol. Ventura went...

Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field

Nov. 13, 2018 7:02 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NFL moved the Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles on Tuesday due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium. The league announced the extraordinary decision six days before one of the most-anticipated regular-season games...

Chancellor sorry for media storm over porn star visit

Nov. 13, 2018 6:22 PM EST

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — The chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is apologizing for the attention he generated by inviting a porn star to speak on campus. Chancellor Joe Gow invited adult film actress Nina Hartley to appear on campus on Nov. 1. She spoke about female empowerment, sexual...