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Works by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Apr 18, 2014

By The Associated Press

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was among Latin America's most popular writers and widely considered the father of a literary style known as magic realism.

A partial list of his works:

FICTION:

— "No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories," 1961

— "One Hundred ...

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World reacts to death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Apr 18, 2014

By The Associated Press

Reaction to death of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez:

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"A thousand years of loneliness and sadness for the death of the greatest Colombian of all time!" — Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos.

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"With the passing of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the world has lost one of ...

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Bill Clinton jokes with Spacey at benefit concert

Apr 18, 2014

By JOHN CARUCCI, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — During the 25th Annual Rain Forest concert at Carnegie Hall, Chairwoman Trudie Styler introduced a man that recently found out he was going to be a grandfather, and out came former President Bill Clinton.

Clinton praised the Rain Forest Foundation ...

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Man details abuse claims against 'X-Men' director

Apr 17, 2014

By ANTHONY McCARTNEY and OSKAR GARCIA, Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who claims he was sexually abused by "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer said Thursday that he reported the molestation to authorities at the time, and he does not know why charges were never pursued.

With his voice ...

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

Apr 17, 2014

By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and FRANK BAJAK, Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.

One of the most ...

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Kim Novak speaks out against Oscar night 'bullies'

Apr 17, 2014

By LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Novak says that cruel jabs about how she looked during the Oscar ceremony amounted to bullying that left her crushed at first, but then determined to speak out in protest.

"It really did throw me into a tailspin and it hit me hard," Novak,

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Wallenda scouts Chicago sites for tightrope walk

Apr 17, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Daredevil Nik Wallenda is in Chicago scouting possible locations for a tightrope walk between two Windy City skyscrapers in the fall.

The high-wire walker told the Chicago Sun-Times on Thursday that the first place he would check out is Willis Tower, which was formerly known as the ...

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Works by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Apr 17, 2014

By The Associated Press

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was among Latin America's most popular writers and widely considered the father of a literary style known as magic realism.

Here is a partial list of his works:

FICTION:

"No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories," 1961

"One ...

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Guitarists still making memorable music with Strat

Apr 17, 2014

By The Associated Press

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jimi Hendrix made it shriek. Buddy Holly made it swing. Stevie Ray Vaughn made it snarl.

Some of the most legendary guitarists in music history have elicited unforgettable sounds from the Fender Stratocaster, the distinctive double-cutaway guitar ...

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Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard on trial in DC

Apr 17, 2014

By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man accusing singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of punching him in the face is trying to "get rich" as a result of a bloody nose, a lawyer for the bodyguard said Thursday.

Bernard Grimm made that statement in a courtroom in Washington during ...

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87th Annual Academy Awards date set for Feb. 22

Apr 17, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 87th annual Academy Awards will air live beginning at 8:30 p.m. EST from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on ABC on Sunday, Feb. 22.

The date, announced on Thursday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, marks the academy's return to their standard pattern after ...

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Lost radio program featuring Hank Williams found

Apr 17, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Previously unreleased recordings of country music legend Hank Williams performing songs on a 1950 radio show will be released next month for download and on vinyl.

"The Garden Spot Programs, 1950" features 24 songs and jingles from a taped show that aired on early country ...

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Salsa great Cheo Feliciano dies in car crash at 78

Apr 17, 2014

By DANICA COTO, Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano died in a car accident early Thursday, prompting the governor of the U.S. territory to declare three days of mourning.

Feliciano, a member of the Fania All Stars, was one of the most recognized ...

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From 'Unwrapped' to new TV show 'Rewrapped'

Apr 17, 2014

By LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Consider the simple but beloved chocolate chip cookie. Now imagine that cookie encrusting a brioche roll tucked around a turkey meatball.

Or turn your thoughts to a mass-produced cherry pie transformed into an eggroll with dipping sauce. Or the ...

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Random House to adapt 'Unbroken' for young adults

Apr 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Random House says it plans to publish a young adult adaption of Laura Hillenbrand's best-selling survival saga "Unbroken."

Barbara Marcus, president and publisher of Random House Children's Books, said Thursday the adaption will be published on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11, with a first ...

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Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes

Apr 17, 2014

By JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press

PARIS (AP) — David Cronenberg deconstructs Hollywood, Tommy Lee Jones goes Western, and reclusive New Wave legend Jean-Luc Godard returns in 3-D in films competing for top honors at next month's Cannes Film Festival.

Organizers of the ritzy Riviera festival famed ...

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'Real Housewives' TV star faces battery charge

Apr 17, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — Porsha Williams of TV's "Real Housewives of Atlanta" faces a battery charge after fellow cast member Kenya Moore told police she was attacked during filming of the show.

Atlanta police say they were called to the Biltmore Hotel on March 27, where Moore told an officer Williams ...

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Nas kicks off Tribeca with documentary, concert

Apr 17, 2014

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The raw New York lyricism of Nas kicked off the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival with an exuberant hip-hop beat.

Tribeca opened Wednesday night with the premiere of "Time Is Illmatic," a documentary about the creation of Nas' landmark 1994 debut album,

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Ailing Malcolm Young taking break from AC/DC

Apr 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Young is taking a break from AC/DC to focus on his health, the band said.

The announcement saying the 61-year-old guitarist is in "ill health" was posted on the band's Facebook. No details were provided.

"Malcolm would like to thank the group's die-hard legions of fans ...

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uFly fires flight simulator who appeared on CNN

Apr 16, 2014

By ROB GILLIES, Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian flight simulator business fired an instructor who figured prominently in CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, saying he showed up late to his regular job and "shamed Canadians" by dressing like a teenager.

uFly company ...

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