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  • This photo released by Sony Pictures Television shows Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall in a scene from Starz' new TV series, "Outlander." The series premieres on Aug. 9. (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Television, Ed Miller)

    Starz’ new series ‘Outlander’ brings bestselling novels to life in a sexy, adventurous past

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    NEW YORK, N.Y. – There’s an odd believability you find inside “Outlander” that somehow makes it feel true-to-life. Never mind that it’s a rip-roaring fantasy. Claire, a lovely British Army nurse on a second honeymoon in Scotland, is mysteriously swept from 1945 back to 1743, plopped into a strange and alien existence, including marriage to

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  • Final season of Netflix’s ‘The Killing’ gets even darker, transforms characters

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    TORONTO – Detective Sarah Linden from Netflix’s “The Killing” spent the first three seasons searching for killers and in the show’s fourth and final season, she doesn’t need to look too far. “She has spent her whole life looking for the monster and now she is the monster,” said Mireille Enos, who plays Linden, in

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  • Race track’s tweet halts court hearing for 1970s heartthrob David Cassidy in DWI case

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    SCHODACK, N.Y. – A horse racing tweet prompted prosecutors to halt a court hearing at which a lawyer for seventies heartthrob David Cassidy was supposed to accept a plea deal on the singer’s behalf. Cassidy was charged last summer with driving while intoxicated in the town of Schodack (SKOH’-dak), near Albany. Because he lives in

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  • FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, file photo, Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys attend Keep a Child Alive’s 10th Annual Black Ball in New York. Keys is pregnant with her second child, making the announcement on Thursday, July 31, 2014, which also marks her fourth wedding anniversary to Beatz. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

    Alicia Keys pregnant with 2nd child, makes announcement on 4th anniversary with Swizz Beatz

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    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Alicia Keys is getting ready for another big release: her second child. A representative for the Grammy-winning performer confirmed Thursday that the singer is pregnant. Keys posted a photo with her baby bump on Instagram early Thursday, which also marked her fourth wedding anniversary to producer-rapper Swizz Beatz, who also posed

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  • Kelsey Grammer (left) and Martin Lawrence star in the new television series "Partners." THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Shaw Media

    New Kelsey Grammer-Martin Lawrence series ‘Partners’ not getting much promotion

    Bill Brioux, The Canadian Press 0


    There’s a new TV series premiering in early August starring two of the biggest names in comedy. For some reason, it’s not getting much promotion. It’s called “Partners” and it stars Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence. The premise is easy to grasp: Lawrence and Grammer play mismatched Chicago lawyers who meet on the worst day

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  • FILE - Executive producer Robert Halmi, Sr., of "Tin Man," is seen during the NBC Press Tour in this July 17, 2007 file photo taken in Beverly Hills, Calif. Halmi died Wednesday July 30, 2014 in his New York City home at 90, said spokesman Russ Patrick. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

    Veteran TV impresario Robert Halmi Sr., producer of more than 200 programs, dies at 90

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    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Prolific television producer Robert Halmi, Sr., has died. Spokesman Russ Patrick said Halmi died Wednesday in his New York City home. He was 90. The Hungarian-born Halmi found success as a magazine photographer after arriving in America in 1951. But in a mid-career switch he turned to moving pictures. During the

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  • August hearing set for lawyers who want off case accusing ‘X-Men’ director of sex abuse

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    HONOLULU, Hawaii – A court hearing in Honolulu has been scheduled for lawyers who want out of a case accusing ‘X-Men’ director Bryan Singer of sex abuse. The Aug. 6 hearing will discuss a request by attorneys Jeff Herman and Mark Gallagher to withdraw as counsel for Michael Egan III. They say they no longer

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  • FILE - This Oct. 25, 2009 file photo shows former Presidents George H. W. Bush, right, and George W. Bush before the Houston Texans NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Houston. George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush are cooperating with a historian for a joint biography about the former presidents. “Presidents Bush: A Portrait of a Father and Son,” by Mark K. Updegrove, has been acquired by Henry Holt and Company. The book is scheduled for Spring 2016. (AP Photo/Dave Einsel, File)

    AP NewsBreak: George W. Bush writes book about his father; scheduled for November release

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    NEW YORK, N.Y. – His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out that former President George W. Bush has been working on another, highly personal project since leaving the White House: He has quietly completed a biography of his father, former President George H.W. Bush. Crown Publishers told The Associated Press on Wednesday that

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  • FILE - In this April 27, 2007 photo provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Anne and Robert Drew, left, join Ed Carter and Grace Guggenheim, right, during an event honoring him at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. The "cinema verite" technique and its pioneer, documentary filmmaker Robert Drew, were celebrated by the National Archives and Records Administration and Hollywood's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Drew’s eldest son, Thatcher Drew, confirmed that the filmmaker died Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014, at his home in Sharon, Conn. (AP Photo/Neshan Naltchayan, AMPAS)

    Cinema verite, documentary pioneer Robert Drew, whose credits include ‘Primary,’ dies at 90

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    SHARON, Conn. – Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in “Primary” and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and schooled a generation of influential directors that included D.A. Pennebaker and Albert Maysles, has died at age 90. His son Thatcher Drew confirmed he died Wednesday morning at

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  • James Shigeta, actor known for roles in ‘Flower Drum Song’ and ‘Die Hard,’ dies at 85

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    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – James Shigeta, who played the lead in the 1961 movie musical “Flower Drum Song” and had a small role in the first “Die Hard,” has died. He was 85. His sister-in-law, Ellie Shigeta, tells the Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/1le6ow4 ) that he died Monday at an assisted-living facility in Beverly Hills.

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  • This photo released by Sony Pictures Television shows Caitriona Balfe as Claire Randall in a scene from Starz' new TV series, "Outlander." The series premieres on Aug. 9. (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Television, Ed Miller)

    Starz’ new series ‘Outlander’ brings bestselling novels to life in a sexy, adventurous past

    Frazier Moore, The Associated Press 0


    NEW YORK, N.Y. – There’s an odd believability you find inside “Outlander” that somehow makes it feel true-to-life. Never mind that it’s a rip-roaring fantasy. Claire, a lovely British Army nurse on a second honeymoon in Scotland, is mysteriously swept from 1945 back to 1743, plopped into a strange and alien existence, including marriage to

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Final season of Netflix’s ‘The Killing’ gets even darker, transforms characters

    Sadiya Ansari, The Canadian Press 0


    TORONTO – Detective Sarah Linden from Netflix’s “The Killing” spent the first three seasons searching for killers and in the show’s fourth and final season, she doesn’t need to look too far. “She has spent her whole life looking for the monster and now she is the monster,” said Mireille Enos, who plays Linden, in

    Read the Rest of the Entry

  • Race track’s tweet halts court hearing for 1970s heartthrob David Cassidy in DWI case

    The Associated Press 0


    SCHODACK, N.Y. – A horse racing tweet prompted prosecutors to halt a court hearing at which a lawyer for seventies heartthrob David Cassidy was supposed to accept a plea deal on the singer’s behalf. Cassidy was charged last summer with driving while intoxicated in the town of Schodack (SKOH’-dak), near Albany. Because he lives in

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  • FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, file photo, Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys attend Keep a Child Alive’s 10th Annual Black Ball in New York. Keys is pregnant with her second child, making the announcement on Thursday, July 31, 2014, which also marks her fourth wedding anniversary to Beatz. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

    Alicia Keys pregnant with 2nd child, makes announcement on 4th anniversary with Swizz Beatz

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    NEW YORK, N.Y. – Alicia Keys is getting ready for another big release: her second child. A representative for the Grammy-winning performer confirmed Thursday that the singer is pregnant. Keys posted a photo with her baby bump on Instagram early Thursday, which also marked her fourth wedding anniversary to producer-rapper Swizz Beatz, who also posed

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  • Divided city council approves funding to woo ‘The Bachelor’ to New Mexico for episode

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    SANTA FE, N.M. – A sharply divided Santa Fe City Council has voted to spend up to $100,000 to try to lure “The Bachelor” to the northern New Mexico city. Councillors approved by a 5-4 vote on Wednesday a funding request from the convention and visitors bureau to try to get the ABC dating show

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  • Codiac RCMP search for suspects after robbery on Redmond Street

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    Two masked men armed with firearms broke into the residence early this morning.

  • In this image taken Sunday July 27, 2014 Australia's Francois Etoundi bronze medal winner, left, stands on the podium with gold medal winner India's Sathish Sivalingam following the men's 77kg weightlifting final at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 in Glasgow Scotland. Etoundi, was stripped of his games accreditation Thursday July 31, 2014 after being arrested over an alleged assault during an altercation in the athletes' village in Glasgow. (AP Photo/Dominic Lipinski/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

    Australian turmoil as weightlifter faces court after assault arrest and top coach is sent home

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    GLASGOW, Scotland – Australia’s Commonwealth Games team was reeling Thursday after an alleged assault by one of its medallists and a rift within the track and field squad — just as the country’s 20-year domination of the competition could be coming to an end. Australia has topped the medals standings at every Commonwealth Games since

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  • NewsAlert:High court narrows scope of allowable evidence from police stings

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    OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that confessions obtained through so-called Mr. Big police sting operations must be regulated more carefully in order to be admissible in court. The ruling came today in the case of a Newfoundland man who was initially convicted in the first-degree murder of his three-year-old twin daughters.

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  • Kelsey Grammer (left) and Martin Lawrence star in the new television series "Partners." THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Shaw Media

    New Kelsey Grammer-Martin Lawrence series ‘Partners’ not getting much promotion

    Bill Brioux, The Canadian Press 0


    There’s a new TV series premiering in early August starring two of the biggest names in comedy. For some reason, it’s not getting much promotion. It’s called “Partners” and it stars Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence. The premise is easy to grasp: Lawrence and Grammer play mismatched Chicago lawyers who meet on the worst day

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  • More audits for Muskrat Falls project in Labrador after costs rise

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    ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – A provincial oversight committee for the $8.5-billion Muskrat Falls hydro project in Labrador has asked for more audits to monitor spending. The committee led by the clerk of the executive council recommended Crown corporation Nalcor Energy expand its internal audits, which it has agreed to do. This extra layer of oversight

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