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Bill Cosby's moralizing comes back to haunt him


NEW YORK - Bill Cosby's forthright views on black parenting came back to haunt him this week when a U.S. judge called the comedian a "public moralist" who had lost the right of personal privacy in a 2005 civil sexual assault case.

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Han Solo blasts into Disney's 'Star Wars' universe with own film


LOS ANGELES - Han Solo, the "Star Wars" space hero who always has a fast ship and a good blaster, will get his own stand-alone film, the Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday, directed by the "Lego Movie" film makers.

Entertainment, Film 6:22pm EDT

Beasts of No Nation: First original Netflix movie release in Oct


- Netflix Inc said its first original movie, "Beasts of No Nation," will be released on Oct. 16 on its video streaming service and in select U.S. theaters.

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L.A. judge refuses to dismiss murder case against 'Suge' Knight


LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles judge refused on Tuesday to dismiss murder and attempted-murder charges against rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight in the hit-and-run death of one man and injury of another outside a hamburger stand in January. | Video

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Paula Deen catches heat for Twitter photo of son in 'brownface'


- The company owned by chef Paula Deen fired its social media manager and apologized on Tuesday after the former TV show host drew fire on her Twitter feed for a photo that showed her son portraying a Latino actor in "brownface," a spokesman said.

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'Lady Maiko,' or how to say 'the rain in Spain' in Japanese


TORONTO - Masayuki Suo, best known for his original Japanese version of the Hollywood hit "Shall We Dance?," has directed a new movie musical that might best be described as "My Fair Lady" in a kimono.

Entertainment, Film, Japan 3:47pm EDT

Women's World Cup final draws record U.S. TV audience


- The Women's World Cup final between the United States and Japan attracted a record U.S. television soccer audience, while Japanese viewing figures were higher than when they won the tournament in 2011.

Lena Hoschek opens Berlin Fashion Week with Provence-inspired line


BERLIN - Berlin Fashion Week kicked off on Tuesday with Austrian designer Lena Hoschek presenting a spring/summer 2016 collection inspired by an old patterned fabric she once found in Provence. | Video

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Chanel takes fashionistas to the casino at Haute Couture show


PARIS - Chanel has taken its fashion show audiences to a spoof supermarket, a pop-up brasserie as well as a faux street protest to present its clothes. On Tuesday, the glamorous design house took them gambling at a makeshift casino. | Video

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Mon, Jul 6 2015

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett 'cheek-to-cheek' at Montreux jazz fest


MONTREUX, Switzerland - Pop star Lady Gaga and crooner Tony Bennett brought a mix of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra and even Edith Piaf to a sell-out crowd spanning generations at the Montreux Jazz Festival on Monday night.

Entertainment, Music 06 Jul 2015