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Dubai’s government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R. Kelly that the artist had planned concerts in the sheikhdom after he had sought permission from an Illinois judge to travel here despite facing sexual-abuse charges.
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March 24, 2019 - 10:50 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R. Kelly that the artist had planned concerts in the sheikhdom after he had sought permission from an Illinois judge to travel here despite facing sexual-abuse charges. In a rare statement,...
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R. Kelly performs at the BET Awards in Los Angeles.
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March 20, 2019 - 3:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cash-strapped R&B singer R. Kelly wants a judge to let him travel to the Middle East to perform several concerts, saying he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his February arrest on sex-abuse charges. A defense filing Wednesday in Chicago says Kelly would do three to...
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Cars enter and leave Fox Studios.
Chris Pizzello/AP
March 20, 2019 - 8:52 am
(Associated Press) — Disney has closed its $71 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment business, putting "Cinderella," ''The Simpsons," ''Star Wars" and "Dr. Strange" under one corporate roof. The deal is likely to shake up the media landscape. Among other things, it paves the way for Disney to...
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A scene from "Captain Marvel."
Disney-Marvel Studios via AP
March 17, 2019 - 11:43 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Captain Marvel" has continued to dominate the global box office in its second weekend in theaters, leaving newcomers in the dust. Walt Disney Studios on Sunday estimates that the intergalactic superhero has earned an additional $69.3 million from North American theaters and $120...
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This photo provided by the Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department shows Conor McGregor.
Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department via AP
March 11, 2019 - 8:30 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Mixed martial artist and boxer Conor McGregor has been arrested in South Florida for stealing the cellphone of someone who was trying to take his photo, authorities said. According to a Miami Beach police report, the 30-year-old McGregor was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II reacts during a visit to the Science Museum in London, Thursday March 7, 2019.
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March 07, 2019 - 7:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has posted her first Instagram image. The media-savvy queen posted from the Science Museum Thursday to help promote the museum's summer exhibition. Using an iPad, she shared an image on the official royal family Instagram account of a letter from 19th century...
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In this Sept. 7, 2018, file photo, Christina Aguilera attends the Harper's BAZAAR "ICONS by Carine Roitfeld" party at The Plaza in New York.
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March 07, 2019 - 6:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest LGBTQ civil rights organization is honoring Christina Aguilera with its Ally for Equality award. The Human Rights Campaign announced Thursday the six-time Grammy-winning singer is a true "LGBTQ icon" who uses her platform to "share a message of hope and...
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March 05, 2019 - 1:53 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A lawsuit claiming "an illegal and bad-faith takeover" of the Miss America Organization was withdrawn Monday for financial reasons, with the pageant responding it proves the "meritless and misguided nature" of the case. The lawsuit had been brought by former board member...
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February 25, 2019 - 11:55 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The 2019 Essence Festival will feature headlining performances by Mary J. Blige and rappers NAS, Pharrell, Jermaine Dupri and Missy Elliott as Essence Magazine's "party with a purpose" turns 25 this year. Festival producers announced a partial lineup Monday, listing more than 80...
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February 25, 2019 - 7:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is going after director Spike Lee, who used his Oscar acceptance speech to urge mobilization for the 2020 election. Trump tweeted Monday that Lee did a "racist hit on your President." Trump claimed that he had "done more for African Americans" than "almost"...
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