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Wolfgang Petersen, blockbuster filmmaker of 'Das Boot,' dies

Aug. 16, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wolfgang Petersen, the German filmmaker whose World War II submarine epic “Das Boot” propelled him into a blockbuster Hollywood career that included the films “In the Line of Fire,” “Air Force One” and “The Perfect Storm,” has died. He was 81. ...

Ezra Miller seeks treatment for 'mental health issues'

Aug. 16, 2022 11:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After a string of arrests and erratic behavior that spanned Hawaii to Vermont, “Flash” actor Ezra Miller said they have begun treatment for “complex mental health issues.” The 29-year-old Miller, who identifies as non-binary, issued a statement late Monday....

Former Israeli PM Netanyahu has memoir coming in November

Aug. 16, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a memoir coming out this fall. “Bibi: My Story” will be published Nov. 22, three weeks after parliamentary elections are to be held in Israel. “Born a year after the founding of the Jewish state, I have...

Review: ‘Slenderman’ chronicles a harrowing childhood crime

Aug. 16, 2022 13:06 PM EDT

“Slenderman: Online Obsession, Mental Illness, and the Violent Crime of Two Midwestern Girls,” by Kathleen Hale (Grove Press) The seemingly senseless stabbing of a young girl by two of her school friends in the Waukesha, Wisconsin, woods in 2014 made international headlines when...

Rapper A$AP Rocky charged with felony assault with a firearm

Aug. 15, 2022 21:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper A$AP Rocky was charged with two felonies Monday for pulling a gun on a former friend and firing in Hollywood last year, prosecutors said. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office charged the 33-year-old New York native, whose legal name is Rakim...

Prime-time network, cable viewership for the week of Aug. 8

Aug. 16, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the week of Aug. 8-14, the top 20 prime-time shows, their networks and viewerships: 1. “America's Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 6.45 million. 2. “60 Minutes,” CBS, 5.95 million. 3. “America's Got Talent” (Wednesday), NBC,...

Film academy apologizes to Littlefeather for 1973 Oscars

Aug. 15, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 50 years after Sacheen Littlefeather stood on the Academy Awards stage on behalf of Marlon Brando to speak about the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences apologized to her for the abuse she endured. ...

Long-hidden synagogue mural gets rehabbed, relocated

Aug. 16, 2022 01:09 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A mural that was painted in a Vermont synagogue more than 100 years ago by a Lithuanian immigrant — and hidden behind a wall for years— has been termed a rare piece of art and has been painstakingly moved and restored. The large colorful...

Fox News gets into movies with story from romance novelist

Aug. 16, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

DAVID BAUDER (AP) — Fox News is getting into the movies by producing its first feature film, an adaptation of “The Shell Collector” from romance novelist Nancy Naigle. The movie, which debuts Sept. 1, is the first of four films planned over the next year on the Fox Nation...

Mark Hoffman out as CNBC chief, KC Sullivan replacing him

Aug. 16, 2022 11:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran CNBC chief Mark Hoffman is leaving the network after 28 years, with London-based executive KC Sullivan replacing him early next month, the network said on Tuesday. Hoffman was named president of the financial news network in 2005 and elevated to chairman in...

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Wolfgang Petersen, blockbuster filmmaker of 'Das Boot,' dies

Aug. 16, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wolfgang Petersen, the German filmmaker whose World War II submarine epic “Das Boot” propelled him into a blockbuster Hollywood career that included the films “In the Line of Fire,” “Air Force One” and “The Perfect Storm,” has died. He was 81. ...

Prime-time network, cable viewership for the week of Aug. 8

Aug. 16, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the week of Aug. 8-14, the top 20 prime-time shows, their networks and viewerships: 1. “America's Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 6.45 million. 2. “60 Minutes,” CBS, 5.95 million. 3. “America's Got Talent” (Wednesday), NBC,...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Aug. 16, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

Nonfiction 1. I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy, narrated by the author (Simon & Schuster Audio) 2. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 3. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, narrated by the author (Random...

Breanna Stewart earns AP WNBA Player of the Year honors

Aug. 16, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

Breanna Stewart is always looking for ways to improve her game. This season, her efforts culminated in more career milestones. The Seattle Storm forward led the WNBA in scoring for the first time in her career, averaging 21.8 points, and Tuesday she became the first player to repeat...

'Pop Idol' and stage star Darius Campbell Danesh dies at 41

Aug. 16, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Performer Darius Campbell Danesh, who went from a British reality television show to a stage and music career, has died at the age of 41. The singer's family said Tuesday that he was found unresponsive in his apartment in Rochester, Minnesota on Aug. 11 and pronounced...

Fox News gets into movies with story from romance novelist

Aug. 16, 2022 14:53 PM EDT

DAVID BAUDER (AP) — Fox News is getting into the movies by producing its first feature film, an adaptation of “The Shell Collector” from romance novelist Nancy Naigle. The movie, which debuts Sept. 1, is the first of four films planned over the next year on the Fox Nation...

Review: ‘Slenderman’ chronicles a harrowing childhood crime

Aug. 16, 2022 13:06 PM EDT

“Slenderman: Online Obsession, Mental Illness, and the Violent Crime of Two Midwestern Girls,” by Kathleen Hale (Grove Press) The seemingly senseless stabbing of a young girl by two of her school friends in the Waukesha, Wisconsin, woods in 2014 made international headlines when...

Former Israeli PM Netanyahu has memoir coming in November

Aug. 16, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a memoir coming out this fall. “Bibi: My Story” will be published Nov. 22, three weeks after parliamentary elections are to be held in Israel. “Born a year after the founding of the Jewish state, I have...

Apple-Apps-Top-10

Aug. 16, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Incredibox, So Far So Good 5. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 6. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 7....

Apple-Books-Top-10

Aug. 16, 2022 11:40 AM EDT

US Bestseller List - Paid Books Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy - 9781982185848 - (Simon & Schuster) 2. It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover - 9781501110375 - (Atria Books) 3....