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FILE - This Sept. 15, 2012 file photo released by Point Foundation shows Robin Thicke performing at "Voices On Point" Concert & Gala in Los Angeles. Thisck's “Blurred Lines," featuring T.I. & Pharrell was the top selling song on iTunes for the week ending June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Point Foundation, Colin Young-Wolff)iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending November 3, 2014:


 Don Mischer, executive producer of the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, left, host Jimmy Kimmel, center, and Television Academy chairman and chief executive Bruce Rosenblum attend the Emmy Awards Red Carpet Rollout at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Los Angeles. The Emmy Awards will be held Sunday, Sept 23. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)After rolling out the red carpet Wednesday morning in anticipation of Sunday's Emmy ceremony, host Jimmy Kimmel warned he's planning a prank on folks not watching the show.


BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Two doors from the first store owned by Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton have been donated to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington and The Walmart Museum in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Among other items up for auction is a set of seven portraits that Bob Dylan and fellow folk rocker Joan Baez sketched of themselves and each otherOriginal manuscripts of classic songs by Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton will go on auction as part of a collection of rock memorabilia, Sotheby's said Monday. The auction house estimated that the two manuscripts would fetch $50,000 to $70,000 each when they go on sale Saturday in New York. The collection includes the manuscript of "Layla," one of rock's best-known songs of unrequited love, which Clapton wrote in 1970 about Pattie Harrison -- then the wife of his friend, Beatle George Harrison.


This image released by Disney shows Moana, voiced by Auli'i Cravalho, in a scene from the animated film, "Moana." (Disney via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Moana" and "Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them" continued to dominate the box office over the sleepy post-Thanksgiving weekend. In its second week in theaters, Disney's "Moana" scored the No. 1 spot again, bringing in $28.3 million and bumping its North American grosses to $119.8 million. In second place, Warner Bros.' Harry Potter spinoff "Fantastic Beasts" earned $18.1 million. In just three weeks in theaters, the film has earned $183.1 million.


Hollywood stars Dwayne Johnson (left) and Auli'i Cravalho both feature in "Moana" -- an animated Disney film about a brave Polynesian teenage girl on a risky mission to save her peopleLos Angeles (AFP) - The animated sea-faring musical adventure "Moana" charted a winning course for its second straight weekend, topping the North American box office with $28.3 million, industry data showed on Monday.


Judge: Prosecutors can use Bill Cosby's deposition at trialDamaging testimony that Bill Cosby gave in an accuser's lawsuit, including admissions that he gave young women drugs and alcohol before sex, can be used at his sex assault trial, a judge ruled Monday. ...


FILE - In this May 21, 2016, file photo, Jessica Williams attends the 75th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony in New York. Former “Daily Show” correspondent Williams flexes her dramatic chops, Cate Blanchett pays homage to great twentieth century artists and “Silicon Valley” star Kumail Nanjiani tells a very personal story in some of the films premiering at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Festival programmers announced their selections for the documentary and narrative premiere sections Monday, Dec. 5, which has launched films like “Boyhood,” “Manchester by the Sea,” and “O.J.: Made in America.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former "Daily Show" correspondent Jessica Williams flexes her dramatic chops, Cate Blanchett pays homage to great 20th century artists and "Silicon Valley" star Kumail Nanjiani tells a very personal story in some of the films premiering at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.


LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Luis Carlos Montalvan, a decorated Iraq war veteran who became a strong critic of the war and wrote a best-selling book about it, has died in El Paso. He was 43.
LONDON (AP) — Helen Marten, who turns the detritus of everyday life into sculpture, has won the prestigious Turner Prize for art.

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive for a reception to honor recipients of the 2016 Kennedy Center Honors in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama will talk about her time in the White House during an interview with Oprah Winfrey that will air Dec. 19 on CBS.


NEW YORK (AP) — Publication has been halted for a provocative satire of children's stories, "Bad Little Children's Books," which had been criticized by online commenters for poor taste and reinforcing racial and cultural stereotypes.
A judge on Monday ruled that testimony Bill Cosby gave in an accuser's lawsuit can be used at his sexual assault trial in Pennsylvania.

Supporters of Indian southern state of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa hold her photograph as they pray for her health at a temple in Mumbai, India, Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. Thousands of Jayalalitha supporters and well wishers across India prayed for her speedy recovery after she was readmitted to the hospital in Cheanni following a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)CHENNAI, India (AP) — Jayaram Jayalalithaa, the hugely popular south Indian actress who later turned to politics and became the highest elected official in the state of Tamil Nadu, died Monday. She was 68.


Sleek casino with Bob Dylan art opening outside WashingtonFar from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation's capital this week, advertising a gambling floor "bigger ...


NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Judge rules that damaging testimony Bill Cosby gave in accuser's lawsuit can be used at sex assault trial.
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This image released by NBC shows Derek Hough as Corny Collins, foreground left, and Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad, foreground right, during a rehearsal for the musical "Hairspray Live!," airing on Dec. 7. Sets for the musical were designed by Broadway set designer Derek McLane. (Trae Patton/NBC via AP)UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — In the steadily escalating battle of the TV musicals, NBC's "Hairspray Live!" is the most ambitious contender yet.


In this frame grab from video shot on Nov. 28, 2016, actress Mel Harris is interviewed in New York. Harris says she and her “thirtysomething” co-stars remain close friends. (AP Photo/Lauri Neff)NEW YORK (AP) — Almost 30 years since "thirtysomething" went off the air, the now 50-something cast of the drama about a group of American baby boomers remain friends.


This image released by A24 Films shows Alex Hibbert in a scene from the film, "Moonlight." In Hollywood’s early but rapidly solidifying awards season, two films -- radically different in tone and tune -- have separated themselves from the pack: “Moonlight” and “La La Land.” “Moonlight,” Barry Jenkins’ lyrical coming-of-age tale, added to its already hefty haul on Sunday, taking best picture from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. (David Bornfriend/A24 via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — In Hollywood's early but rapidly solidifying awards season, two films — radically different in tone and tune — have separated themselves from the pack: "Moonlight" and "La La Land."


Jimmy Kimmel hosts a late night talk show on Oscars network ABCLate night television presenter Jimmy Kimmel on Monday ended months of speculation over who would host the 89th Oscars in February -- announcing that he has been tapped to front the glitzy ceremony. It will be the first time for the comedian, who has hosted Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC since it launched in 2003 and garnered praise for his work as host of this year's Emmys television awards. "Yes, I am hosting the Oscars.


FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2002, file photo, former Providence, R.I., Mayor Vincent "Buddy" Cianci waves to supporters after being sentenced to federal prison for his conviction on racketeering conspiracy charges. Cianci is one of the characters of the 2016 serial podcast "Crimetown," set in the capital of the smallest state in the union where politicians and cops often grow up together. The creators expect to produce at least 18 first-season episodes in Providence. Cianci died on Jan. 28, 2016, in Providence. He was 74. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The podcast "Crimetown" opens with the mayor of Providence attacking a man with a lit cigarette and a fireplace log.


CHENNAI, India (AP) — Hospital says Indian actress-turned-politician Jayalalithaa has died.

This image released by NBC shows Sterling K. Brown as Randall in a scene from the NBC series, "This Is Us." It’s safe to say Brown can chalk 2016 up as a win. He took home the Emmy for his portrayal of Christopher Darden in FX’s “The People v O.J. Simpson,” and is one of the stars of one of the rare success stories on primetime TV this fall, NBC’s ‘This is Us.’ (Ron Batzdorff/NBC via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Sterling K. Brown can chalk 2016 up as a win. He won an Emmy for his portrayal of Christopher Darden in FX's "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story," and he's one of the stars of NBC's "This Is Us," which premiered this fall and is doing well in the ratings.


FILE - In this March 20, 2014, file photo, television personality and event host Jimmy Kimmel attends the 2nd Annual "Rebels With a Cause" Gala benefiting the USC Center for Applied Molecular Medicine at Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles. The Oscars finally have a host: Kimmel will emcee the 89th Academy Awards. Kimmel will be hosting the show for the first time, the Academy of Motion Pictures announced Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars finally have a host: Jimmy Kimmel will emcee the 89th Academy Awards.


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A north Florida movie studio that produced silent-era films catering to an African-American audience has been designated a National Historic Landmark.

An art patron takes a photograph of "Untitled 2016" by Rirkrit Tiravanija during Art Basel in MiamiPolitics and art have often gone hand in hand. At the Art Basel Miami Beach fair, the biggest and most anticipated of the year in North America, exhibitors certainly have Donald Trump on their minds. American artist Sam Durant has done two works that take on troubled race relations in the United States.


Teresa Heinz Kerry, front row, from left, Kennedy Center Honorees Al Pacino, Mavis Staples, Martha Argerich, James Taylor, and Kennedy Center President Deborah Rutter; rear row, from left, Secretary of State John Kerry, Kennedy Center Honorees Joe Walsh, Don Henley, and Timothy Schmit, and David Rubinstein are photographed following the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors gala dinner, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)WASHINGTON (AP) — The longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn't reserved for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. Instead, it went to the man sitting to their left, attending his eighth and most likely his last honors presentation: President Barack Obama.


In bid to fight art fraud, Sotheby's announced Monday that it had purchased a forensics firm whose founder once helped the auction house belatedly identify a $10 million painting as a fake. Sotheby's said ...

This image released by NBC shows Derek Hough as Corny Collins, foreground left, and Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad, foreground right, during a rehearsal for the musical "Hairspray Live!," airing on Dec. 7. Sets for the musical were designed by Broadway set designer Derek McLane. (Trae Patton/NBC via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Set designer Derek McLane's transition from working on Broadway to the Oscars hit a bit of a bump on his first day.


Guns N' Roses have sold more than 100 million records worldwideGuns N' Roses will play a string of stadium concerts in Europe next year, extending a lucrative reunion tour that had once seemed improbable. The hard rockers on Monday announced 18 concerts in Europe starting in Dublin on May 27 plus a show in Tel Aviv on July 15. Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose and guitarist Slash reunited this year for the first time since 1993, reviving a tumultuous collaboration that became one of the most successful in rock history.


This cover image released by Penguin Random House/Doubleday shows, "The Platinum Age of Television: From I Love Lucy to The Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific," by David Bianculli. (Penguin Random House/Doubleday via AP)"The Platinum Age of Television: From I Love Lucy to The Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific" (Penguin Random House/ Doubleday), by David Bianculli


NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-songwriter Jeff Zentner, whose albums include "A Season Lost" and "The Dying Days of Summer," is a finalist for an award being handed out next month. But this one is for literature.

This cover image released by Thames & Hudson shows, "Television: A Biography," by David Thomson. (Thames & Hudson via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — At 75, David Thomson is the sultan of cinema criticism. British-born but long based in America, he is the author of nearly two dozen film-related books including "Moments that Made the Movies," "'Have You Seen...?': A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films" and "The New Biographical Dictionary of Film."


FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2015 file photo, Bob Dylan accepts the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year award at the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year show in Los Angeles. Dylan, the winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in literature declined the invitation to the Dec. 10 2016 prize ceremony and banquet, pleading other commitments. But the Nobel Foundation said Monday that Dylan has written a “speech of thanks” that will be read by a yet-to-be-decided person at the lavish banquet in Stockholm’s City Hall. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, File)STOCKHOLM (AP) — He won't be there in person but the Nobel Foundation says Bob Dylan has written a speech that will be read out at the traditional Nobel Prize banquet.


FILE- In this Oct. 19, 2016, file photo, Ashton Kutcher and wife Mila Kunis take a selfie before Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. Kutcher and Kunis have offered some details on the new addition to their family, a baby boy named Dmitri Portwood Kutcher. Kutcher announced on his website Dec. 2, 2016, that little Dmitri was born at 1:21 a.m. on Nov. 30 and weighed in at 8 pounds, 15 ounces. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have offered some details on the new addition to their family, a baby boy named Dmitri Portwood Kutcher.


FILE - In this Nov 26, 2016, file photo, protesters beat their drums as they march toward the presidential house during a rally calling for South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down in Seoul, South Korea. Any good South Korean protest needs a soundtrack, and the music that accompanies the massive rallies on the verge of bringing down President Park includes the mournful, the tongue-and-cheek and a smattering of defiance. Music resounds in the crammed streets around South Korea’s presidential palace. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Any good South Korean protest needs a soundtrack, and the music that accompanies the massive rallies on the verge of bringing down President Park Geun-hye includes the mournful, the tongue-and-cheek and a smattering of defiance from "Les Miserables."


ORONO, Maine (AP) — A transgender student whose battle over the right to use a girls' bathroom led to a landmark court ruling in Maine is being featured in a new HBO documentary.

Obamas celebrated at their last Kennedy Center HonorsThe longest, loudest standing ovation of the Kennedy Center Honors gala wasn't reserved for Al Pacino, Mavis Staples or the Eagles. Instead, it went to the man sitting to their left, attending his eighth ...


Men dressed in Red Army World War II uniforms take part in the opening of a street art-style painting promoting the new Russian film "The Panfilov 28" in MoscowIn a controversial new Russian film, 28 Soviet soldiers facing sure death defend the frontline outside Moscow against an onslaught of Nazi tanks in 1941. Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky has launched a scathing attack on doubters. The film recounts the story of the outgunned and outmanned Panfilov rifle division, which was defending Moscow's western front.


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