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Arizona museum exhibit marks end to de Kooning painting saga

Arizona museum exhibit marks end to de Kooning painting saga

PHOENIX (AP) — After a Willem de Kooning painting worth millions was brazenly stolen in 1985 from an Arizona museum, the staff clung to the hope that it would turn up one day.
Review: 'Smile' turns twisted grin into bland horror flick

Review: 'Smile' turns twisted grin into bland horror flick

I have mostly frowny faces for “Smile,” a bluntly unsettling and blandly grim new horror flick that wrings as much mileage as it can out of a twisted grin.
Cher appears at Balmain finale at Paris Fashion Week

Cher appears at Balmain finale at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — Paris Fashion Week roared into full gear Wednesday with atmospherics and excitement over Balmain’s evening fashion-music festival spectacular — a star-studded charity concert featuring the latest fashions, members of the public and perfo
U.S. court ruling in Cineworld bankruptcy proceedings halts Cineplex case in Ontario

U.S. court ruling in Cineworld bankruptcy proceedings halts Cineplex case in Ontario

TORONTO — Cineplex Inc. says a U.S. court ruling will mean the Ontario Court of Appeal won't hear a case between the Toronto theatre giant and its once-suitor Cineworld Group PLC as scheduled. Cineplex says the U.S. court, where U.K.
Amazon unveils bedside device that tracks sleeping patterns

Amazon unveils bedside device that tracks sleeping patterns

NEW YORK (AP) — Soon enough, a bedside Amazon device might know whether you’re sleeping — or not. The e-commerce and tech giant said Wednesday it will start selling a device later this year that can track sleeping patterns without a wristband.
Review: Keith Jarrett at his peak on ‘Bordeaux Concert’

Review: Keith Jarrett at his peak on ‘Bordeaux Concert’

“Bordeaux Concert,” Keith Jarrett (ECM Records) When Keith Jarrett gently strikes the final note on the opening piece of “Bordeaux Concert,” 15 seconds pass before concertgoers begin to applaud, taking time to savor what they just heard.
Canada Posts launches four stamps recognizing residential schools and reconciliation

Canada Posts launches four stamps recognizing residential schools and reconciliation

OTTAWA — Canada Post is launching four new stamps showcasing Indigenous artists' visions for truth and reconciliation.

Judge: R. Kelly to pay $300,000 to victim in sex crimes case

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge signaled Wednesday that she plans to order disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly to pay more than $300,000 to one his victims in a decades-long scheme to use his fame to sexually abuse young fans.
French Senate report denounces sexual abuse in porn industry

French Senate report denounces sexual abuse in porn industry

PARIS (AP) — Sexual and physical abuse in France's porn industry is “systemic” and lawmakers should better regulate the production of videos and protect children who are “heavily exposed” to the content, according to a French Senate report released W
Woman, minor arrested in shooting of rapper PnB Rock in LA

Woman, minor arrested in shooting of rapper PnB Rock in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of rapper PnB Rock and Los Angeles police were searching Wednesday for a third suspect they warned should be considered armed and dangerous.