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John Lewis books sell out on Amazon day after Trump's tweets

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NEW YORK (AP) — Two of John Lewis' books have sold out on Amazon after the Democratic congressman claimed the top spots on the retailer's best-seller list.Read more

BOX OFFICE: Hidden Figures' keeps orbit at top; Affleck, Scorsese flop

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Estimates on Sunday say "Hidden Figures," a tale about African-American mathematicians in the 1960s space race, sold $20.5 million in tickets in North American theaters over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.Read more

WWE legend Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka dies at 73

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Professional wrestling legend Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka died Sunday. his family announced. He was 73.Read more


"PBS Kids" to launch around the clock Monday

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On Monday, "PBS Kids" will be available through broadcast, cable and live-stream to 90% of the country.Read more

'Hidden Figures' keeps orbit at top; Affleck, Scorsese flop

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NEW YORK (AP) — The crowd-pleasing NASA drama "Hidden Figures" has topped the box office for the second straight week, while a pair of high-priced prestige releases sputtered. Estimates on Sunday say "Hidden Figures," a tale about African-American mathematicians in the 1960s space race, sold $20.5 million in tickets in North American theaters over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Fox anticipates it will make $25.3 million when Monday is included.Read more

Milan's Brera protects artworks after humidity system breaks

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MILAN (AP) — Restorers at Milan's famous Brera Art Gallery have taken measures to protect the collection after its temperature and humidity control system reportedly broke during a recent cold snap.Read more

Watch: Saturday Night Live - Trump's first news conference

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President-elect Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) holds his first press conference since getting elected.Read more

Ringling Bros. to close down circus forever in May

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The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in May.Read more

Kidman says comments about Trump support weren't endorsement

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicole Kidman says her comments that Americans should support President-elect Donald Trump were merely a statement of her belief in democracy, not an endorsement of the incoming president. The Oscar-winning actress's earlier remarks sparked both criticism and praise online after they were aired by the BBC earlier this week.Read more


Jennifer Holliday backs out of Trump inauguration gig

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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Broadway star Jennifer Holliday has backed out as a performer at next week's presidential inaugural following protests from her gay and black fans, further dimming the event's already low celebrity wattage. Holliday, best known for her Tony-winning role in Broadway's "Dreamgirls," said in an interview Saturday she hadn't considered that singing at a Thursday concert by Washington's Lincoln Memorial would be judged a statement of support for President-elect Donald Trump.Read more

'Sherlock' season finale leaks online 1 day before premiere

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LONDON (AP) — There's a little less mystery about the season finale of the television series "Sherlock" after a Russian version of the episode leaked online. The show's official Twitter account urged fans to refrain from sharing details of the episode "The Final Problem" before it airs Sunday. Images that appeared to be from it were being shared Saturday on social media. The show stars Benedict Cumberbatch in a modern take on Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as his sidekick Watson.Read more