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Emma Stone honed dance skills to play tennis great Billie Jean King

LOS ANGELES Emma Stone admits she's never been a sports player, so when she was asked to play former world tennis No. 1 Billie Jean King in the movie "Battle of the Sexes," the Oscar-winning actress approached it from a different direction - dancing.

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Taylor Swift shakes off copyright lawsuit as 'ridiculous'

LOS ANGELES Representatives for Taylor Swift on Tuesday rejected a copyright infringement lawsuit filed on Monday by two songwriters over Swift's hit song "Shake It Off" as a "ridiculous claim."

Music Sep 19 2017

Bill O'Reilly calls Fox firing 'political and financial hit job'

LOS ANGELES Popular former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, who was fired over allegations of sexual harassment, said on Tuesday he was the victim of a "political and financial hit job" and that he had never mistreated anyone in his 42-year career.

Television Sep 19 2017

Lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone rape article revived on appeal

NEW YORK A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a defamation lawsuit brought by three University of Virginia graduates against Rolling Stone magazine over a now-retracted article describing an alleged gang rape at their fraternity.

U.S. Sep 19 2017

Tommy Hilfiger closes out London Fashion Week with 'rock circus' show

LONDON U.S. designer Tommy Hilfiger closed out London Fashion Week with a rock-themed show held at a venue famous for classic rock concerts, featuring model and social media star Gigi Hadid as the centerpiece of the event.

Sep 19 2017

'SNL,'Big Little Lies,' 'Handmaid's Tale' rule at Trump-flavored Emmys

LOS ANGELES "The Handmaid's Tale" and political comedy "Veep" won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on Sunday, but satirical sketch show "Saturday Night Live" won the most Emmys overall on the back of a season of Donald Trump spoofs. | Video

Television Sep 18 2017
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British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video