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CHICAGO (AP) — Infuriating Chicago's mayor and police chief, prosecutors abruptly dropped all charges against Jussie Smollett on Tuesday after the "Empire" actor accused of faking a racist, anti-gay attack on himself agreed to let the city keep his $10,000 in bail. But he maintained his inno…

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Matthew McConaughey is at his dirt bag finest as a good-time Charlie stoner-poet named Moondog in Harmony Korine's "The Beach Bum," a bizarre and transfixing carnival of vulgarity and vice.

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CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — In a story March 25, The Associated Press reported that Apple's new credit card will offer 2 percent cash back. That applies only when using Apple Pay, a mobile version of the card. Using the physical card will earn 1 percent cash back.

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The original "Dumbo" was released in the summer of 1941 while Germany was spreading across Europe and war was breaking out in the Pacific. Crafted as a simpler Disney fable after the more extravagant "Fantasia" disappointed at the box office, "Dumbo" — only 64 minutes in length — took flight…

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NEW YORK (AP) — As Danielle Bayard Jackson was putting together her birthing team, she made sure to include a doula, all the details she wanted taken care of during delivery and how bright the lights should be for ambiance.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorney Mark Geragos has had a long career representing high-profile clients including Michael Jackson, Colin Kaepernick and Jussie Smollett. Now Geragos might need a defense attorney himself after being named in a case accusing lawyer Michael Avenatti of trying to extort Nike.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The ACM Awards will feature collaborations between pop star Khalid and Kane Brown, three-time Grammy-winner Brandi Carlile with Dierks Bentley and pop star Kelly Clarkson pulling double-duty with performances with both Jason Aldean and Dan + Shay.

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STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 26, 2019--WWE ®  (NYSE:WWE) today announced that Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Joan Jett will perform at  WrestleMania  on Sunday, April 7   in front of a capacity crowd at MetLife Stadium and   live on WWE Network around the world. Jett will play her hit …

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 26, 2019--Wheels, the dockless electric mobility and transportation company, today announced it has launched in Los Angeles, CA — the largest dockless mobility market in the country — with devices in all major metro markets including Venice, Hollywood, Brent…

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winston Duke went from relative obscurity to being a household name with his first film and he wasn't even the lead, or second or third performer listed for that matter. That the first film in question was "Black Panther" didn't hurt, but that Duke still managed to stand o…

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 26, 2019--Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE:SPOT), the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Parcast, a premier storytelling-driven podcast studio. Terms of the transact…

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It took a while, but finally — and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs — Apple has at last unveiled a new streaming TV service, its own branded credit card and a news subscription product.

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Tearlach Productions, LLC, a full-service video production company from Huntsville, Ala., has been in the area shooting their full-length feature film, “The Art Collector.”

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LEAWOOD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 25, 2019--AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC) (“AMC”) today announced that AMC Stubs, the Company’s loyalty program, has continued its brisk growth now totaling more than 19 million member households in the United States. At the U.S. average of 2.6 people per househol…

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STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 25, 2019--For the first time in WWE history, a women’s match will be the main event of WrestleMania as the Raw Women’s Championship featuring Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch will take place on Sunday, April 7   in front of a capacity…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two years ago, country duo Maddie & Tae were in the studio working what they thought would be their sophomore record on Dot Records. Maddie Marlow and Taylor Dye were both just 18 when they signed their record deal and had a successful debut album "Start Here" wit…

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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 25, 2019--HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced the release of the HyperX QuadCast™ microphone for streaming and audio recording. HyperX QuadCast features a built-…

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R. Kelly that the artist had planned concerts in the sheikhdom after he had sought permission from an Illinois judge to travel here despite facing sexual-abuse charges.

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 23, 2019--Chris Pratt, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Ellen DeGeneres, Adam Sandler, Robert Downey Jr., Shawn Mendes, Zendaya, Noah Centineo, Selena Gomez, Joey King, Jace Norman, JoJo Siwa, David Dobrik, Avengers: Infinity War, Riverdale and DJ Khaled were am…

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 23, 2019--Niece Motorsports, a professional stock car racing team that competes in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, has signed female stock car race driver Angela Ruch for 12 races in the 2019 racing season.

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CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly yelled through tears in a recent TV interview before an audience numbering in the millions, saying he's in a fight for his life to disprove sexual abuse charges. That fight will ultimately be waged in court, with the only audience that matters numbering just 12 jurors.

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CHICAGO (AP) — An overseas trip by R. Kelly is in limbo after his attorney asked a judge Friday for more time to provide details to the court about up to five concerts the R&B singer wants to perform next month in Dubai.