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'Jojo Rabbit' wins Toronto's sought-after audience award

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 1:17pm

Taika Waititi's Nazi Germany-set satire "Jojo Rabbit" has won the People's Choice award at the Toronto International Film Festival, a prize that has historically been one of the most ironclad predicators of Academy Awards chances.

Dreamy, confident shows mark London Fashion Week

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 12:59pm

Fashion devotees basked in sunny weather and strong, sometimes whimsical collections as London Fashion Week neared its climax Sunday with runway shows by Roland Mouret, Victoria Beckham, Simone Rocha and others throughout the city.

'Ghostbuster' sequel to focus on a family of original film

Ryan Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:49am

The upcoming "Ghostbuster" sequel will focus on the descendants of the original ghost-catchers who rushed around New York City in proton packs and jumpsuits.

Virtual reality used to highlight uranium contamination

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:34am

Activists are using virtual reality technology to focus on areas of the Navajo Nation affected by uranium contamination.

Women recreate Homer Simpson's New Orleans gobble tour

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 9:35am

Two Swiss women have recreated Homer Simpson's gourmandizing tour of New Orleans, snarf for snarf, finger-wiggle for finger-wiggle.

Model Naomi Campbell takes spotlight at London Fashion Week

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 5:03am

Model Naomi Campbell took center stage at London Fashion Week on Saturday night with a gala charity benefit at the impressive setting of the world famous British Museum.

Prize winning historian Jean Edward Smith dead at 86

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 6:56pm

Jean Edward Smith, a prize-winning historian known for his books on Franklin Roosevelt and Ulysses Grant, has died. He was 86.

Innkeeper told not to use 'Alienstock' as name of event

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 5:30pm

An innkeeper who expects an unknown number of campers to be attracted to her tiny Nevada desert town by a "Storm Area 51" internet hoax has been sent a cease-and-desist order over her use of the name "Alienstock."

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 5:11pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Korean-born graduate donates $12 million to Illinois State

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 5:03pm

An Illinois State University graduate from South Korea who now is an internationally-known artist, and her husband, have donated $12 million to the school's College of Fine Arts.

YouTube star Lilly Singh makes bold leap to late-night TV

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 3:59pm

The stubborn curfew barring female hosts from late-night network TV is about to be challenged. Viewer warning: expect more rule-breaking when NBC's "A Little Late With Lilly Singh" debuts Monday.

Ohio gamer sentenced to 15 months prison in 'swatting' case

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 2:05pm

An Ohio gamer upset about a $1.50 bet while playing Call of Duty: WWII online was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison for recruiting a prankster to make a bogus emergency call that resulted in the fatal shooting of a Kansas man by police.

Auction of collection of TCM's Robert Osborne includes Oscar

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 2:03pm

A 1936 Academy Award is among the items going up for auction next month from the collection of the late Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne.

Hungarian writer and dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 12:19pm

Gyorgy Konrad, a writer and sociologist who was an iconic figure of Hungary's dissident movement while the country was under communist rule, died Friday at his home in Budapest. He was 86.

Cardi B, A$AP Rocky and more support Rihanna's Diamond Ball

Gary Gerard Hamilton, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 11:09am

Like many kids, Rihanna dreamed of someday growing up to be rich, but helping others was at the forefront of her vision.

US Treasury sanctions 3 North Korean hacking groups

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 10:41am

Three North Korean hacking groups suspected of perpetrating cyberattacks around the world were placed on a U.S. sanctions list on Friday, drawing attention to the isolated nation's illegal efforts to fund its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

Best-selling Southern author Anne Rivers Siddons dies at 83

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 10:14am

Anne Rivers Siddons, a best-selling Southern author known for novels "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Peachtree Road," has died. She was 83.

Family: Eddie Money, 'Two Tickets to Paradise' singer, dies

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 9:04am

The family of rock Star Eddie Money says he has died at 70.

Family says Eddie Money, 'Two Tickets to Paradise' singer, dies at 70

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 8:58am

Family says Eddie Money, 'Two Tickets to Paradise' singer, dies at 70 .

Authorities: Hacker took unreleased music, is arrested in UK

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 8:19am

A teenage hacker was arrested in England on charges of stealing unreleased songs from international music artists and selling them for cryptocurrency, authorities in New York and London said.