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  • Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad

    NEW YORK (AP) — For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies. Strong pay-per-view demand for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas…

  • Intuit drafting another small business for Super Bowl TV ad

    NEW YORK (AP) — Intuit is looking to draft another small business for some air time in football’s biggest game. The software maker is planning its second competition in which small companies will vie for…

  • ‘Avengers’ sequel is second biggest US opener of all time

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening…

  • What to see on closing day of New Orleans’ Jazz Fest

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wraps up its last of seven days of music, food and culture on Sunday. The festival, a celebration of Louisiana’s heritage, features music stages…

  • Ashes of ballerina Plisetskaya to be spread over Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — The ashes of Maya Plisetskaya, the renowned Bolshoi Theater ballerina who died this weekend, will be spread over Russia in accordance with her wishes. Bolshoi director Vladimir Urin said Plisetskaya left instructions…

  • Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby’s name

    LONDON (AP) — Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice? Britain’s newborn princess, the second child of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, has spent her first night…

  • Pretty in Pink: Princess is good for nation of shopkeepers

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s retailers might just be rejoicing as much as Kate and Wills about the birth of a new baby princess. Baby boutiques, clothing stores and fashion designers received a gift that will…

  • Gaiman, Bechdel among new table hosts at PEN gala

    NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman and Alison Bechdel are among the writers who have agreed to be table hosts at next week’s PEN American Center gala after six authors withdrew in protest…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Baltimore relieved by charges, weary of curfew as final night of restrictions approaches BALTIMORE (AP) — People seeking racial justice and rebuilding for Baltimore planned a day of prayer and healing, even as others chafed…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Tim Scott, R-S.C.; Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — House Speaker…

  • Tampa Bay, Chicago, Anaheim try to take 2-0 lead

    The Montreal Canadiens have had six opportunities, and they haven’t beaten the Tampa Bay Lightning this season. When the Atlantic Division rivals meet next in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series, the Canadiens…

  • Tampa Bay, Chicago, Anaheim try to take 2-0 lead

    The Montreal Canadiens have had six opportunities, and they haven’t beaten the Tampa Bay Lightning this season. When the Atlantic Division rivals meet next in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series, the Canadiens…

  • Jerry Lee Lewis, Elton John rock the New Orleans Jazz Fest

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With thousands of people packing the infield at the Fair Grounds Race Track, hundreds more ignored “No Chair Zone” and “Standing Room Only” signs, setting up chairs 15 and 20 deep…

  • Russian ballerina Plisetskaya dies at 89

    MOSCOW (AP) — Maya Plisetskaya, regarded as one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century and whose career at the Bolshoi Theater spanned more than 35 years, has died at age 89. Bolshoi director…

  • Private Zone wins Churchill Downs Stakes

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Private Zone was the front-running winner in the $500,000 Churchill Downs Stakes as Bayern faded badly Saturday in his season debut. Many in the record crowd of 170,513 at Churchill Downs…

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