Blues music legend B.B. King
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May 02, 2018 - 10:08 am
By Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gibson guitars have been such a fixture in music history that Chuck Berry was laid to rest with his, B.B. King affectionately named his "Lucille," and Eric Clapton borrowed one from George Harrison to play the solo on the Beatles' "While...
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 a woman reacts to a Peppa Pig mascot
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May 02, 2018 - 9:15 am
By Yanan Wang, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — A cherubic British cartoon character has become an unlikely target of China's censors as fans use her porcine likeness in rap videos and "gangster" tattoos. The bright pink swine's subversive alter-ego has made her a viral hit but also an apparent...
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Kanye West appears at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York in 2016.
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May 01, 2018 - 8:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before the last one had a chance to simmer down, Kanye West caused another stir, calling American slavery a "choice" in an interview Tuesday. "When you hear about slavery for 400 years, for 400 years, that sounds like choice," West said on "TMZ Live" after questions on his pro-...
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SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway
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May 01, 2018 - 9:31 am
By Mark Kennedy, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Fey's musical "Mean Girls," which she adapted from her much-beloved and oft-quoted 2004 high school comedy movie, and the goofy undersea adaptation from the cartoon "SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical" lead the Tony Award nominations...
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adult film actress Stormy Daniels
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April 30, 2018 - 2:12 pm
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The porn actress alleging a sexual encounter with President Donald Trump is escalating her legal fight, suing the president for defamation. Stormy Daniels filed the complaint in federal court in New York on Monday. At issue is a tweet Trump...
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R. Kelly
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April 30, 2018 - 10:41 am
By Nekesa Mumbi Moody, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The Time's Up campaign is taking aim at R. Kelly over allegations he has sexually abused women. The organization devoted to helping women in the aftermath of sexual abuse issued a statement Monday urging further investigation into Kelly...
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Bill Cosby
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Mark Abrams
April 30, 2018 - 8:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the jurors on the Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial is now talking about what happened at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania -- and their decision to convict the comedian of all three sexual assault charges. Juror No. 1, identified as...
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Kanye West
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April 28, 2018 - 11:24 am
By Matt Rehbein, CNN (CNN) -- Kanye West has doubled down on his support for Donald Trump, releasing a new song amid days of mounting controversy over his outspoken backing of the President. West's new song -- the humbly titled "Ye vs. The People" -- debuted Friday on Los Angeles radio station...
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Flavors on the Avenue begins Sunday at 11 a.m. and will shut down East Passyunk Avenue from Broad Street to Dickinson Street.
East Passyunk Avenue Business District
Andrew Kramer
April 27, 2018 - 9:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the first major events of festival season in the city takes place Sunday in South Philadelphia. " Flavors on the Avenue is a street festival welcoming everyone to East Passyunk Avenue," explained Pam Zenzola with the East Passyunk Avenue Business District, "...
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June 15, 2017; Norristown, PA, USA; Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse.
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Jim Melwert
April 27, 2018 - 1:02 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa (KYW Newsradio) -- Now that Bill Cosby has been found guilty, what's next for the 80-year-old entertainer? Cosby's defense team promises an appeal. Norristown-based defense attorney Henry Hilles says, while that's to be expected, "The percentage of appeals that are successful is...
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