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2015 Summer Movie Preview

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  • No caper: Bruce Wayne dethroned for armor-wearing Batman

    Move over, Bruce Wayne: There’s going to be a new Batman fighting crime in Gotham City for DC Comics, and instead of a cape, he’ll wear a manga-style suit of armor. The creators of Batman…

  • Circus returns to Rhode Island year after hair-hanging fall

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The last time Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus performed in Rhode Island, eight acrobats suspended by their hair plummeted to the ground before a crowd of thousands. A single…

  • Elton John’s heart-shaped glasses located, suspect sought

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elton John’s heart-shaped glasses have been recovered after they were stolen from a museum, and Memphis police say a man accused of taking them is being sought. The Rock ‘n’ Soul…

  • State dinner offers new chef _ and chopsticks for the brave

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There was a new chef and new china on the menu for Tuesday’s big White House dinner for Japan — and chopsticks at the ready for guests brave enough to go there.…

  • Bruce Jenner lifts ’20/20′ to week’s most-watched program

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Jenner’s much-awaited interview on “20/20″ lifted the ABC newsmagazine to the week’s top spot last week. The two-hour broadcast, hosted by Diane Sawyer, centered on Jenner’s acknowledgment that he’s transitioning…

  • Cablevision strikes deal to offer Hulu streaming services

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cablevision Systems Corp. struck a deal with Hulu to offer the Internet television service’s on-demand content to its Optimum customers, the first pay-TV company to do so. Bethpage, New York-based Cablevision…

  • Ringside tickets bound for the recognizable, rich, lucky

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tickets are at such a premium to see Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao’s long-awaited matchup that all of those seated at ringside will be the recognizable, the rich — and…

  • ‘Partridge Family’ child star Suzanne Crough dies in Nevada

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The youngest daughter on hit 1970s television show “The Partridge Family” has died. Suzanne Crough Condray, who played Tracy Partridge, was found dead Monday night at home in Laughlin, near Las…

  • Nielsen’s top programs for April 20-26

    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 20-26. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “20/20,” ABC, 17.10 million. 2. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS, 14.63 million. 3. “Dancing With the Stars,” ABC,…

  • The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US

    iBook charts for week ending April 27, 2015: Top Paid Books 1. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins – 9780698185395 – (Penguin Publishing Group) 2. Memory Man by David Baldacci – 9781455586387 –…

  • Spotify’s Top 10 most viral tracks

    The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday April 20, to Sunday, April 26,…

  • Spotify’s Top 10 most streamed tracks

    The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday April 20 to Sunday, April 27…

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending April 27, 2015: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft – Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Trivia Crack (Ad Free), Etermax 4. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB…

  • Man held in bar fight that left Nicki Minaj crew member dead

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Nicki Minaj crew member killed outside a Philadelphia bar was stabbed after checking that a bartender had made it safely to her car, a piano player for the hip-hop star testified…

  • Disney told to rehire workers who refused soiled costumes

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World must rehire three performers who were fired when they refused to wear soiled spandex unitards as part of their costumes for the “Festival of the Lion King” show,…

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