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Former White House press secretary Josh Earnest joins NBC

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NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest has joined NBC News as an analyst, making his debut Monday on the "Today" show. Earnest was the last of former President Barack Obama's press secretaries, serving in the role from 2014 until the end of Obama's presidency. He worked in Obama's press office throughout his two terms as president. He joined Obama's campaign as the communications director for his Iowa campaign in 2007.Read more

Arrest in NJ shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap

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PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest stemming from a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his New Jersey hometown that left three people wounded. The shooting happened outside a 24-hour deli in Paterson at about 5 a.m. Sunday. Authorities on Monday charged Raheem Thomas with assault and weapons offenses. Investigators say the rapper, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, and several friends, became involved in a heated altercation with another group.Read more

Fetty Wap at scene of NJ shooting that left 3 wounded

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PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say hip-hop star Fetty Wap was at the scene of a shooting in his New Jersey hometown that left three people wounded. The shooting happened at a 24-hour deli in Paterson at about 5 a.m. Sunday. Investigators say the rapper, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, and several friends are not suspects in the shooting. Officials say the rapper was not hurt. The three victims were hospitalized. No arrests have been made. An investigation is ongoing.Read more


Harrison Ford says he was distracted when he flew over plane

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Actor Harrison Ford said he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft last month when he mistakenly landed on a taxiway at a Southern California airport after flying low over an airliner with 116 people aboard, according to an audio recording released Friday.Read more

Actress, producer-writer of 'Orange Is The New Black' marry

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PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — An actress and producer-writer from "Orange Is The New Black" have married. Actress Samira Wiley, who plays the character Poussey Washington on the Netflix show, and Lauren Morelli wedded Saturday in Palm Springs, where they were engaged. Publicist Scott Boute says both women wore gowns designed by Christian Siriano.Read more

Weekend box office preview

Weekend box office preview

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If you're making weekend plans, there are some new offerings at movie theaters.Read more

Koppel says Hannity is 'bad for America'; Hannity fires back

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran newsman Ted Koppel told Fox News host Sean Hannity that he is "bad for America" in an interview that aired on CBS' "Sunday Morning" that quickly became a trending topic on social media Sunday. Hannity fired back on Twitter alleging that his interview had been cut significantly from 45 minutes to less than two. The Fox news host said he provided many examples of media bias in the cut footage and challenged the network to air the full segment.Read more

Cheryl and partner Liam Payne announce birth of first son

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LONDON (AP) — Former Girls Aloud star Cheryl and her partner Liam Payne of One Direction fame have announced the birth of their first child. Cheryl, 33, said on Instagram Saturday night that their son was born Wednesday and has not been named. She says "although he still doesn't have a name he is already stealing hearts. We are all madly in love and overwhelmingly happy with our little arrival."Read more

Antonio Banderas says he's recovered from a heart attack

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MADRID (AP) — Spanish film star Antonio Banderas says he has recovered from a heart attack that he had in January. The 56-year-old Banderas tells Spanish media that "I suffered a heart attack on Jan. 26, but it wasn't serious and hasn't caused any damage." Banderas says he underwent a procedure to place three stents in his arteries, adding that "it hasn't been as dramatic as some have written."Read more


'Beauty and the Beast' dances off with top box-office spot

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Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" has continued to enchant audiences in its second weekend in theaters.Read more

Public memorial service to honor Fisher and Reynolds

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Stars and fans will gather Saturday for a public memorial to honor late actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher nearly three months after their deaths.Read more