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CLEVELAND (AP) — Rock 'n' roll fans can get a taste of what it's like to be a star inducted at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame beginning this weekend.

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NEW YORK (AP) — K'lyssa Moore wasn't that much older than the elementary school students she now teaches when she first fell in love with Harry Potter soon after the books first started coming out.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thor, Captain America, Wonder Woman and Betty White have been invited to join the film academy.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A new song from Prince's late father, produced at Paisley Park, is being released Thursday to celebrate what would have been his 101st birthday.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — An R2-D2 droid that was used in several "Star Wars" films has sold at auction for nearly $3 million.

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Jeff Bridges played a president in "The Contender," a political flick released nearly two decades ago in the wake of President Bill Clinton's White House scandals.

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BOSTON (AP) — In a story June 24 about the auction of items connected to famous gangsters, The Associated Press, relying on information from the auction house, erroneously attributed the music and lyrics of a piece titled "Humoresque." While Al Capone did write down the music and lyrics, the…

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LONDON (AP) — Prince William, his wife, Kate, and Prince Harry will attend a private service at the late Princess Diana's grave on what would have been her 56th birthday.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump attacked The Washington Post and Amazon on Twitter Wednesday, arguing that the online retailer was not paying "internet taxes."

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a boy for model-actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and her fiancé, Jason Statham.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The reporter who accused White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders of inflaming the public against the media at a press briefing says he did it because he's tired of being bullied by the administration.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican who is quitting Congress at the end of the week is heading to Fox News.

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MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Two of Robert Durst's longtime friends are fighting in a New York court to avoid being sent to testify at a pretrial hearing in the millionaire's murder case in California next month.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda has Hollywood singing lyrics from his hit musical, "Hamilton," in order to raise money for a coalition of nonprofits focused on immigration.

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Disney has confirmed that an animatronic version of President Donald Trump will have a speaking role at its Hall of Presidents attraction at Walt Disney World in Florida.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The intersection of Sofia Coppola and Nicole Kidman didn't start with "The Beguiled."

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NEW YORK (AP) — The 2018 Grammy Awards will be held in New York City, but the show will return to Los Angeles for four years beginning in 2019.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Edward James Olmos has a message for pet owners on the Fourth of July: Stay home.

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — In a story June 27 about F. Lee Bailey's bankruptcy, The Associated Press incorrectly identified his bankruptcy attorney. The attorney is James Molleur, not John Molleur.

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LONDON (AP) — It was a last-minute Christmas gift for his wife that inspired Michael Bond to create Paddington bear, the marmalade-loving teddy in a duffel coat and floppy hat.

NEW YORK (AP) — Wednesday is the last day of School for New York City public school students, but students in the rigorous Ballet Tech dance program will be back for a four-week summer session July 10.

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NEW YORK (AP) — One of Elvis Presley's biggest hits is the latest song to be turned into a picture book, and part of an effort to introduce the King to a new generation.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the murderous Laura in "Logan" to the mysterious Eleven in "Stranger Things" to the audacious determination of Mija in "Okja," opening Wednesday, powerful young girls are starring in mainstream action fare like never before.

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SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — The home of "Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki has been destroyed in a wildfire in California.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Michael Moore, who is making his Broadway debut this summer in a solo show, says he will donate $10,000 to New York City's Shakespeare in the Park after it lost funding from sponsors due to its controversial "Julius Caesar" production.

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Bill Cosby's "town hall" tour is unlikely to happen before his retrial on sex assault charges in Pennsylvania, one of his lawyers said Tuesday.

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NEW YORK (AP) — For a president seemingly at perpetual war with "fake news," the resignation of three CNN journalists over a retracted story about a Donald Trump Russian connection is a gift from the political gods when the struggling effort to pass a health bill dominates the headlines.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Force was with George Lucas on Tuesday as the Los Angeles City Council moved with lightsaber speed to clear the way for a $1.5 billion Museum of Narrative Art the "Star Wars" creator plans to build down the road from his alma mater.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" films and often played villains in Hollywood movies like "John Wick" has died. Nyqvist's representative Jenny Tversky said Tuesday that he died after a year-long battle with lung c…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Fallon has topped Stephen Colbert in late-night ratings for the first time since Donald Trump has been president. But the NBC comic might want to keep the champagne on ice.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 19-25. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Diane von Furstenberg's current favorite model is, not surprisingly, tall — more than 100 feet, actually. And though this model's 225 tons don't exactly fit into a DVF wrap dress, she does have some rather iconic accessories: a tablet and, most importantly, a torch.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lawyers for Universal Music Group have renewed their request that a Minnesota judge cancel the company's music rights deal with Prince's estate, saying UMG will otherwise have to sue in litigation that could keep fans from hearing new music from Prince's vault for years.

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch art sleuth who says he's following two possible leads in the largest art heist in U.S. history is hoping a $10 million reward will help track down the collection stolen from a Boston museum in 1990.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rory Feek, one half of the Grammy-winning country duo Joey + Rory, announced on Tuesday he will perform publicly for the first time since his wife Joey died last year to raise funds for the Music Health Alliance, a nonprofit that helped his family with insurance and m…

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on CNN's retracted Russia story (all times local):

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PILTON, England (AP) — British rapper Dizzee Rascal is going all the way in on rap on his new CD.

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"My Glory Was I Had Such Friends: a Memoir" (Harper Wave), by Amy Silverstein

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to take up New Jersey's bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks, a case that could lead other states to seek a share of the lucrative market.

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KEMMERER, Wyo. (AP) — The star of an Outdoor Channel hunting show has been fined $23,000 and given a suspended jail sentence for poaching in Wyoming.

NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Westbrook has earned kudos from Michael Jordan and Taylor Swift after being honored with his first league MVP trophy at the NBA Awards show.

"My Glory Was I Had Such Friends: a Memoir" (Harper Wave), by Amy Silverstein

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NEW YORK (AP) — In a frank and heartfelt speech, U2 bassist Adam Clayton thanked his bandmates of four decades for their support during his treatment and recovery for alcohol abuse years ago, and then joined them for a rollicking rendition of a few hits.

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California lawsuit claiming Bill Cosby sexually assaulted a teenage girl more than 40 years ago (all times local):

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — LaVar Ball has brought his Big Baller Brand from the basketball court to the wrestling ring.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams is showing off her pregnancy with a nude photo on the cover of the August issue of Vanity Fair.

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GREENSBORO — "Camino Island," John Grisham's latest bestseller, focuses on a rowdy group of writers and readers in Florida who drink, philander and review each other's work with scathing honesty.

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