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Boston Marathon bombing makes way to TV and movie screens

More than three years after the Boston Marathon bombing, the story of the 2013 deadly attack on the race and its aftermath is making its way to both the big and small screens. | Video

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Hugh Hefner 'is fine,' rep says, debunking poor health report

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner "is fine" and enjoying life, his spokeswoman said on Friday, rebutting a report that aides of the 90-year-old publisher feared for his health.

Sep 30 2016

'Trolls' stars Timberlake, Kendrick light up London Eye

LONDON "Trolls" stars Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick lit up the London Eye ferris wheel in the British capital on Thursday night in an array of colors as they promoted their new animation film. | Video

Film Sep 30 2016

Austrian court acquits U.S. rapper Gibbs of sexual assault

VIENNA U.S. rapper Freddie Gibbs was acquitted on Friday of sexually assaulting a woman in Austria, a Vienna court spokeswoman said.

Sep 30 2016

Playing with new Star Wars figures gets competitive

LOS ANGELES Disney is trying to tap into Star Wars fans’ creation of YouTube fiction by tying Friday’s release of the action figures from  new movie ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ with a competition to create the best short films using the new toys. | Video

Film Sep 30 2016

'Birth of a Nation' star says will not apologize over rape case

NEW YORK Nate Parker, director and star of the new slavery drama "The Birth of a Nation," said he would not apologize over a 17-year-old rape accusation that has hijacked attention from a film once tipped as an Oscar front-runner.

Sep 29 2016
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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