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  • Pakistani artists look to counter violent extremism

    LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — At a militant training camp in Pakistan, a new recruit asks his instructor why his comrades are attacking churches and mosques rather than enemy bases. “This world is full of sin.…

  • Trump files $500 million lawsuit as pageant woes mount

    NEW YORK (AP) — As fallout built over Donald Trump’s remarks about immigrants from Mexico, the Republican presidential candidate answered back with legal action to match his trademark brashness, filing a $500 million lawsuit. The…

  • Misty Copeland named first black female principal at ABT

    NEW YORK (AP) — Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born ballerina who’s become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and achieved a celebrity that far transcends that rarified world, was named principal dancer at American Ballet…

  • Trump’s pageant woes mount with TV and contestant drop-outs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from outspoken Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s remarks about immigrants from Mexico continued to dog him Tuesday as a TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said it was…

  • Trump says he’s struck back at Univision with $500M lawsuit

    NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s lawyers say Trump and the Miss Universe pageant have sued Univision for $500 million in a New York court, claiming Trump’s First Amendment rights were violated when the company…

  • Review: In Winehouse doc ‘Amy,’ celebrity is the villain

    Asif Kapadia’s Amy Winehouse documentary “Amy” is a slow, tragic zoom out. It begins with the intimacy of home movies and ends in far-away paparazzi footage. Our VIP access has been revoked. First seen as…

  • Cheryl Burke, Thomas Roberts won’t host Miss USA

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Miss USA pageant has lost all of its co-hosts. “Dancing with the Stars'” Cheryl Burke and MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts said Tuesday they won’t take part in the July 12…

  • US court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon.com, a divided federal appeals court…

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

    iBook charts for week ending June 29, 2015: Top Paid Books 1. Grey by E L James – 9781101946350 – (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) 2. Down the Rabbit Hole by Holly Madison – 9780062372123 –…

  • 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 June 22 to Sunday, June 28…

  • Campbell movie sets standard for CNN film

    NEW YORK (AP) — CNN’s airing of a documentary on singer Glen Campbell’s fight with Alzheimer’s Disease shattered previous viewership records for a movie on the news network. The Nielsen company said 2.76 million people…

  • Jessica Hecht, Adam Kantor to star in ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Hecht and Adam Kantor have been cast opposite Broadway’s next Tevye. Producers of the upcoming revival of “Fiddler on the Roof” said Tuesday that Tony Award nominee Hecht will play…

  • UK: Royal Opera defends ‘distressing’ rape scene after boos

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Royal Opera says it’s sorry for causing distress but the show will go on after a rape scene in “Guillaume Tell” sparked boos and walkouts. Director Damiano Michieletto’s production of the…

  • ‘Glee’-type music contest crowns winners in New York City

    NEW YORK (AP) — A 17-year-old New Yorker math and science whiz and an 18-year-old Californian who will study musical theater in college have won top honors at the National High School Musical Theater Awards.…

  • Mexico won’t send contestant to Miss Universe

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s national beauty pageant director confirms the country won’t send a contestant to the Miss Universe contest because of insulting remarks by Donald Trump, an owner of the pageant. Lupita Jones…