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In this Wednesday, March 6, 2019 booking photo released by the Cook County Sheriff’s Office is R. Kelly. A Cook County Sheriff's Office official says singer Kelly won't be released from jail until he pays $161,000 in back child support he owes. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari says Kelly was taken into custody Wednesday during a hearing over the child support and that his next hearing is scheduled for next Wednesday, March 13. (Cook County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
March 07, 2019 - 1:33 am
CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly's day began with a nationally televised broadcast in which he whispered, cried and ranted while pleading with viewers to believe him: He'd never had sex with anyone under 17 and never held anyone against her will. The day ended with a trip to jail after the embattled R&B...
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'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek speaks as he is inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame during the NAB Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner at the Encore Las Vegas on April 9, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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March 06, 2019 - 4:33 pm
Trebek said he has to beat it -- he still has three years left on his contract.
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Entertainer Michael Jackson sings at half-time during the Super Bowl X XVII
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March 05, 2019 - 10:30 am
MONTREAL (AP) - Three major Montreal radio stations have stopped playing Michael Jackson songs as a result of child-molestation allegations against the late musician that aired Sunday in an HBO documentary. A spokeswoman for the owner of the French-language stations CKOI and Rythme and the English-...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, file photo, filmmaker Steven Spielberg poses at the 2019 "An Unforgettable Evening" benefiting the Women's Cancer Research Fund, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Reports that Spielberg intends to support rule changes that could block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility have provoked a heated and unwieldy online debate. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
March 04, 2019 - 10:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Steven Spielberg speaks about the business of Hollywood, everyone generally listens and few dissent. But reports that he intends to support rule changes that could block Netflix from Oscars-eligibility have provoked a heated, and unwieldy, debate online this weekend. It has...
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Oscar statues backstage during the show.
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February 25, 2019 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars ended its four-year streak of dwindling viewership, reaching 29.6 million on Sunday to beat last year's audience by 12 percent, but it still represents the second-smallest audience in the award show's history. The 2018 show had reached only 26.5 million viewers, a figure...
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February 25, 2019 - 7:44 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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Pop band 'The Monkees', with Peter Tork, celebrating at a press conference to advertise their concert, Royal Garden Hotel, London, June 29th 1967. (Photo by Mike McLaren/Central Press/Getty Images)
February 21, 2019 - 11:39 am
by Bob Diehl, RADIO.com Peter Tork, the musician and lovable, quirky bassist for The Monkees, has died at the age of 77. A cause of death has not been released, but Tork was diagnosed with a rare cancer that affected his tongue ten years ago. “It is with beyond-heavy and broken hearts that we share...
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February 21, 2019 - 8:12 am
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KMOX) — A St. Louis native has made it into this evening's semi finals of NBC's "The Titan Games." 30-year-old Derik Scott is an attorney and professional MMA fighter. He says he's been competitive since he was a child, when he started doing backflps at the age of 4, and won his...
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February 21, 2019 - 7:07 am
CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in early Thursday to face accusations that he filed a false police report when he told authorities he was attacked in Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, police said. Smollett turned...
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