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Relics from investigated collection on display

Jul 10, 2014

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana museum is displaying numerous Native American relics belonging to a man from whom the FBI seized many artifacts this spring.

The display at the Shelby County Historical Society's Grover Museum includes arrowheads, pottery and tools on loan from Don ...

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Dave Grohl brings rock n' roll touch to TV tour

Jul 10, 2014

By BETH HARRIS, Associated Press

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl brought a rock n' roll sensibility to the usually buttoned-down atmosphere of the summer TV critics' tour.

His enthusiasm for his new HBO project "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" was evident with F-bombs ...

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Queen Latifah, Beyonce and Jay Z heading to HBO

Jul 10, 2014

By FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Beyonce and Jay Z will co-star in an HBO concert special, and Queen Latifah will play legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in a movie for the network.

The music special will feature the married couple on their "On the Run Tour"

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Robert Rodriguez unveils 'Matador' spy thriller

Jul 10, 2014

By FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The premiere of the new spy thriller "Matador" has a shocking moment early in the hour. It involves a human head and a sharp object. And it perfectly reflects the rawboned sensibility of Robert Rodriguez, whose network, El Rey,

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Eileen Ford, founder of Ford Model Agency, dies

Jul 10, 2014

By BETH J. HARPAZ, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Modeling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Christie Brinkley and countless others, has died.

She was 92 and died Wednesday of ...

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TruTV gets funny with a new sketch-comedy series

Jul 10, 2014

By FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

BEVERLEY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Are you brothers? Or twins?" a reporter asked comedians Keith and Kenny Lucas.

"Both, I think," replied Keith (or was it Kenny?) in a way that made everyone laugh.

The Lucas twins were gathered with five fellow funny people at ...

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ABC says O'Donnell back on 'The View'

Jul 10, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Rosie O'Donnell is back on "The View" for a most unexpected second act.

ABC said Thursday that O'Donnell will return to the daytime chatfest, whose couch is nearly empty with the on-air retirement of show creator Barbara Walters and impending departures of Jenny McCarthy and Sherri ...

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Redford to play Rather in film about CBS fallout

Jul 10, 2014

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Redford will play Dan Rather in a film about the former CBS anchor's disputed report about President George W. Bush's National Guard service during the Vietnam War.

Mythology Entertainment says the film is titled "Truth," and will be adapted from ...

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David Byrne readies 'Here Lies Love' in London

Jul 10, 2014

By MARK KENNEDY, AP Drama Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — David Byrne has gone more than an extra mile to ensure his immersive show "Here Lies Love" about Filipino ex-first lady Imelda Marcos is as authentic as possible as it goes international: He's just finished casting in Manila.

The Talking Heads ...

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'Birdman' to open Venice Film Festival

Jul 10, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Alejandro Inarritu's "Birdman," starring Michael Keaton, will open the 71st Venice Film Festival.

Festival organizers announced Thursday that the film, whose full title is "Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance," will premiere Aug. 27 at the annual Italian festival.

In the ...

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'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 19 Emmy nods

Jul 10, 2014

By LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sprawling and bloodthirsty saga "Game of Thrones," defying the Emmy Awards' grudging respect for such fantasy fare, emerged as the leader in the nominations announced Thursday with 19 bids, including best drama series.

Other top nominees ...

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Emmy nominations for actress in a TV drama series

Jul 10, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Primetime Emmy nominations for best actress in a television drama series have been announced in Los Angeles by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

The nominees announced Thursday morning are: Lizzy Caplan, "Masters of Sex"; Claire Danes, "Homeland"; Michelle ...

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Emmy nominations for actor in a TV drama series

Jul 10, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Primetime Emmy nominations for best actor in a television drama series have been announced in Los Angeles by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

The nominees announced Thursday morning are: Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad"; Jeff Daniels, "The Newsroom"; Jon Hamm, "Mad ...

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Tom Hollander recites rare Dylan Thomas ditty

Jul 9, 2014

By BETH HARRIS, Associated Press

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Tom Hollander treated television critics to an impromptu reading of a drinking ditty penned by Dylan Thomas.

The British actor pulled out his cellphone, where he had stored the ode to a pub, and recited the rhyming verses against a ...

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Lifetime orders 'Clan of the Cave Bear' pilot

Jul 9, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Lifetime TV channel says it has ordered a drama pilot based on the best-selling works of the author of "The Clan of the Cave Bear."

Lifetime said Wednesday that the project's executive producers include filmmakers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer.

The pilot is titled "The Clan ...

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Coroner: Electric Daisy attendee OD'd on Ecstasy

Jul 9, 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 24-year-old California man who was found unresponsive in the parking lot of last month's Electric Daisy Carnival died of an Ecstasy overdose, authorities in Las Vegas said Wednesday.

Clark County coroner's officials ruled the death of San Leandro resident Montgomery Tsang an ...

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Justin Bieber pleads no contest in vandalism case

Jul 9, 2014

VAN NUYS, Calif. (AP) — Justin Bieber must pay $80,900 in damages and serve two years on probation after pleading no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor vandalism charge for throwing eggs at a neighbor's home.

Bieber also was ordered to complete five days of community labor and a 12-week ...

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'Calm' Kardashian joins Emma Watson at Valentino

Jul 9, 2014

By THOMAS ADAMSON, AP Fashion Writer

PARIS (AP) — She says her life is a lot calmer since she married fashionista-rapper Kanye West. And she prefers to stay at home with her baby.

But calm did not prevail Wednesday when Kim Kardashian, in a whistle-stop 24-hour visit to Paris, faced the incandescent ...

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'Orphan Black,' 'Broadchurch' back for new seasons

Jul 9, 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — BBC America is bringing the critically acclaimed dramas "Orphan Black" and "Broadchurch" back for new seasons in 2015.

The cable channel said Wednesday that the third season of "Orphan Black" will include 10 episodes. In the eerie drama, Tatiana Maslany plays varied ...

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Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields reunite for TV movie

Jul 9, 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Move over Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth. A couple of other old TV pals are reuniting, too.

Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields, who co-starred on the hit sitcom "The Facts of Life," are teaming in a new Hallmark Channel movie called "For Better Or For Worse," airing July 19.

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