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'Wonder Woman 2' sets December 2019 release date

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:21pm

"Wonder Woman 2" is set to storm theaters on Dec. 13, 2019.

Artist uses Iraq refugees, war veterans in radio project

Kristen By Groot, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:50pm

In 2016, an Iraqi-American artist sat down with Bahjat Abdulwahed — the so-called "Walter Cronkite of Baghdad" — with the idea of launching a radio project that would be part documentary, part radio play and part variety show.

"Detroit" director, stars hope film spurs talk about race

Mike Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:21pm

The actors and filmmakers from "Detroit" walked the red carpet ahead of the film's premiere in its namesake city Tuesday evening and talked about their hope that it will spur conversation about attitudes toward race.

President (bleep): TV sitcom bars use of Trump's name

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 3:30pm

President Donald Trump's name is off limits on the upcoming season of Comedy Central's "Broad City."

Barbara Sinatra, Frank's 4th wife and philanthropist, dies

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 3:22pm

Barbara Sinatra, the fourth wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra and a prominent children's advocate and philanthropist who raised millions of dollars to help abused youngsters, died Tuesday. She was 90.

Al Gore on 'Inconvenient Sequel,' Trump, and the environment

John Carucci, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:33pm

Al Gore admits he was frustrated upon hearing the news last month that President Trump was pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord, but since then he's become more optimistic.

Portugal picks Lisbon to host 2018 Eurovision Song Contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:32pm

Organizers say next year's Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal.

Films from Jolie, Clooney, Aronofsky among TIFF premieres

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 1:58pm

George Clooney's crime comedy "Suburbicon," Angelina Jolie's Khmer Rouge drama "First They Killed My Father," and Darren Aronofsky's horror feature "mother!" starring Jennifer Lawrence are among the films that will be playing at the Toronto International Film Festival this year.

In 'Detroit,' Bigelow revisits still-burning flames of 1967

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 1:58pm

Kathryn Bigelow hasn't forgotten the out-of-body experience she felt when she won the best director Academy Award for her 2009 "The Hurt Locker." At that moment, she became the first woman to win the award. None have been nominated since.

Center devoted to director Zeffirelli takes shape in Italy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 1:58pm

A center dedicated to Italian director Franco Zeffirelli is taking shape in Florence.

Review: In 'Atomic Blonde,' Theron heats up the Cold War

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 12:53pm

which is to say a John le Carre one — is characterized by a deathly stillness: grave faces meeting under gray clouds.

Kendrick Lamar is leader of MTV VMAs with 8 nominations

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 12:21pm

Kendrick Lamar's "Humble" is giving the rapper reason to brag: He is the leader of the MTV Video Music Awards with eight nominations.

Fire, evacuation at Miami Beach hotel that hosted Beatles

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:49am

An electrical fire at a Miami Beach hotel that hosted the Beatles in 1964 sent guests scrambling to find another place to stay.

Retired police go on tourist patrol at Rome's Trevi Fountain

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:17am

Retired traffic officers at Rome's Trevi Fountain are working to keep tourists on good behavior.

In 'Detroit,' Bigelow revisits still-burning flames of 1967

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:13am

Kathryn Bigelow hasn't forgotten the out-of-body experience she felt when she won the best director Academy Award for her 2009 "The Hurt Locker." At that moment, she became the first woman to win the award. None have been nominated since.

Backstreet Boys, Florida Georgia Line back together on CMT

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:51am

Backstreet Boys got their first hit country song this year on a collaboration with country duo Florida Georgia and now the two powerhouse acts are teaming up for a "CMT Crossroads" episode airing Aug. 30.

Disney splits with YouTube star Jake Paul after TV report

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:03am

Disney has parted ways with a YouTube star days after a local television news report that revealed some of his Los Angeles neighbors were fed up with his stunts.

'Despacito' singers veto Venezuelan leader's campaign remix

Jorge Rueda, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:00pm

There's a new take on the hit Latin pop song "Despacito." And this one is not garnering accolades from its producers.

The Who's Roger Daltrey visits teenage cancer patients

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:11pm

Roger Daltrey's voice may not soar as it once did. But even after 50 years of touring he hasn't lost his teenage spirit.

Rapper from Little Rock club shooting held in separate case

Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:10pm

A federal magistrate declared Monday that the rapper who was performing at a Little Rock club during a mass shooting was too dangerous to cut loose pending a trial on a separate weapons charge, rejecting arguments that gunplay captured on video and a tough-guy persona were just part of an act.