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Bradley Cooper's DNC appearance irks conservatives

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 5:20am

Bradley Cooper's appearance at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night has irked some conservative fans of the actor's portrayal of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper."

Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman in Venice Film fest lineup

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 5:00am

This year's Venice Film Festival will include a stylish thriller from Tom Ford, a sci-fi drama with Jeremy Renner and Amy Adams and a star turn from Natalie Portman as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

2 arrested for alleged extortion of internet star YesJulz

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 4:00am

Two South Florida residents have been arrested after police say they threatened to leak sexually explicit images of social media star YesJulz unless she paid them.

Lady Gaga putting on invite-only Democratic convention show

Geoff Mulvihill and Josh Cornfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:50pm

Camden, one of the country's most impoverished cities, will get some time in the Democratic convention spotlight Thursday with some help from Lady Gaga.

50 years later, Dylan's motorcycle crash remains mysterious

Michael Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:52pm

Bob Dylan tumbled from a Triumph motorcycle on a sunny Friday morning here 50 years ago on July 29, 1966. The banged-up musician holed up in the mountains of upstate New York for months afterward, dramatically altering the rocket ride of his career.

Netflix announces 'Gilmore Girls,' 'One Day At A Time' dates

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 8:01pm

The television revivals at Netflix that began in February with "Fuller House" continue as the streaming network announces premiere dates for two more series reboots.

O'Jays ask Republican congressman to stop using their music

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:11pm

The founding members of the O'Jays are asking a Republican to stop using their music for the second time in a week.

Dr. Dre beats gun rap following Malibu driveway encounter

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:01pm

Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to bring gun charges against rapper Dr. Dre.

Creator of Broadway hit 'Hamilton' visits Puerto Rico

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:41pm

Lin-Manuel Miranda jokingly compared himself to a hard-to-catch Pokemon as fans pursued him with cellphones Wednesday during a visit to his parents' native Puerto Rico shortly after the end of his run on the Broadway hit "Hamilton."

Mad magazine artist and prolific illustrator Jack Davis dies

Frazier Moore, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:21pm

Jack Davis, the prolific Mad magazine illustrator, cartoonist and movie poster artist, has died.

Earls of Leicester lead bluegrass award nominations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:31pm

The Earls of Leicester are nominated for eight awards individually and as a group, including entertainers of the year, at this year's International Bluegrass Music Awards.

Sandy Pearlman, produced Clash, Blue Oyster Cult, dead at 72

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:41pm

Sandy Pearlman, a pioneering rock critic who later produced and managed Blue Oyster Cult and worked with The Clash, Patti Smith and other punk artists, has died.

Attorneys eye what led to charge against Motley Crue's Neil

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:31pm

Attorneys for Vince Neil said Wednesday they're investigating what led to a misdemeanor battery charge accusing the Motley Crue frontman of grabbing a woman's hair and pulling her to the ground in April outside a Las Vegas Strip resort.

Guns N' Roses star Slash surprises 'School of Rock' cast

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:31am

The kid band at the heart of the Broadway musical "School of Rock" got a surprise guest during rehearsal — Guns N' Roses star Slash.

Bill O'Reilly: Slaves that built White House were 'well-fed'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:51am

Bill O'Reilly says the slaves who helped build the White House "were well-fed and had decent lodgings provided by the government."

Fergie, Black Eyed Peas headline separate DNC concerts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:11am

Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas haven't played together in five years, but they will be playing separate concerts in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday.

J.M. Coetzee, Elizabeth Strout on Man Booker Prize list

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 8:30am

Celebrated South African novelist J.M. Coetzee and U.S. Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout are among the contenders announced Wednesday for Britain's prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction.

Britain's Prince William and Kate to visit Canada this fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 8:00am

Prince William and his wife, Kate, are visiting Canada this fall.

Hollywood hosting benefit for Florida's Pulse nightclub

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:51am

Hollywood is hosting a benefit for the Pulse nightclub in Florida, where a gunman killed 49 patrons and injured 53 people last month.

47 people arrested at Guns N' Roses concerts in New Jersey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:20am

Police say more than 40 people were arrested at two Guns N' Roses concerts in New Jersey over the weekend on a variety of charges including assaulting police and selling items without a permit.