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Ron Howard takes helm of Han Solo 'Star Wars' film
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ron Howard is taking command of the Han Solo "Star Wars" spinoff after the surprise departure of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller....
Former US attorney Preet Bharara has a book deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney fired earlier this year by President Donald Trump, has a book deal....
Omari Hardwick makes power moves through Starz drama 'Power'
ATLANTA (AP) -- When actor Omari Hardwick read the script for the Starz drama series "Power," he initially wanted to pass on playing the lead character....
Steve Earle enlists Miranda, Willie to revisit outlaw music
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Alt-country rocker Steve Earle and country star Miranda Lambert shared writing credit on one of Lambert's biggest hits from her debut album in 2005, but the two never actually got into a writers' room until more than a decade later....
Prince Harry: No one in royal family wants to rise to throne
Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation
NEW YORK (AP) -- Coal company Murray Energy has sued HBO and its Sunday-night host, John Oliver, for what it says was a "false and malicious broadcast" last Sunday evening. It's seeking financial damages and a court order barring rebroadcasts of the segment's "defamatory statements."...
Juror: 2 holdouts in Bill Cosby's trial refused to convict
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- After 52 hours of tense deliberations, two holdouts in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial refused to convict the 79-year-old comedian, a juror told ABC News....
Shipping out of Boston: Grand sailing vessels depart
BOSTON (AP) -- The tall ships are shipping out of Boston....
New York theater creates digital archive dating to Civil War
NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 70,000 playbills, posters and theatrical materials for a Brooklyn, New York theater dating as far back as the Civil War era are now available on a digital archive for the viewing public....
Patriots' Malcolm Mitchell has deal with Scholastic Books
NEW YORK (AP) -- New England Patriots wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell can be sweet when he wants to be....
Judge Steven O'Neill who presided over Bill Cosby's sexual assault mistrial has decided to release the identities of the Allegheny County jurists who deadlocked. Lawyers for news outlets had argued that jurors' names should be public to ensure transparency in the judicial process. Prosecutors and defense lawyers had argued they should remain secret, saying releasing them would make it more difficult to select a jury in Cosby's second trial.
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