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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 1988 file photo, Vice President George H.W. Bush, left, gets some advice from his media advisor, Roger Ailes, right, as they stand behind the podium at the Superdome in New Orleans, La., prior to the start of the Republican National Convention. Fox News said on Thursday, May 18, 2017, that Ailes has died. He was 77. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
May 18, 2017 - 11:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — During the past quarter-century, The Associated Press has had sit-downs with the Fox News founder several times. He was always brash and entertaining. Below are excerpts from those interviews: ___ July 1995 — With Fox News still a year away, Ailes had launched NBC-owned America's...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2015, file photo, Roger Ailes attends a special screening of "Kingsman: The Secret Service" in New York. Fox News said on Thursday, May 18, 2017, that Ailes has died. He was 77. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 18, 2017 - 11:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Ailes, the communications maestro who transformed television news and America's political conversation by creating and ruling Fox News Channel for two decades before being ousted last year for alleged sexual harassment, died Thursday, according to his wife, Elizabeth Ailes. He...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2015, file photo, Roger Ailes attends a special screening of "Kingsman: The Secret Service" in New York. Fox News said on Thursday, May 18, 2017, that Ailes has died. He was 77. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 18, 2017 - 11:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Ailes, the communications maestro who transformed television news and America's political conversation by creating and ruling Fox News Channel for two decades before being ousted last year for alleged sexual harassment, died Thursday, according to his wife, Elizabeth Ailes. He...
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May 18, 2017 - 11:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Dynasty" is returning to TV, nearly 30 years after the prime-time soap opera aired its last hair-pulling fight. The rebooted drama will be one of four new series joining the CW's schedule in the 2017-18 season, the network said Thursday. The "Dynasty" remake will put a fresh twist...
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May 18, 2017 - 11:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Dynasty" is returning to TV, nearly 30 years after the prime-time soap opera aired its last hair-pulling fight. The rebooted drama will be one of four new series joining the CW's schedule in the 2017-18 season, the network said Thursday. The "Dynasty" remake will put a fresh twist...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2015, file photo, Roger Ailes attends a special screening of "Kingsman: The Secret Service" in New York. Fox News said on Thursday, May 18, 2017, that Ailes has died. He was 77. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 18, 2017 - 11:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of media guru and political strategist Roger Ailes (all times local): __ 11:03 a.m. Fox News executive chairman Rupert Murdoch issued a statement on the death of Roger Ailes, saying the media giant was "shocked and grieved" by his passing. "A brilliant...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2015, file photo, Roger Ailes attends a special screening of "Kingsman: The Secret Service" in New York. Fox News said on Thursday, May 18, 2017, that Ailes has died. He was 77. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 18, 2017 - 11:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of media guru and political strategist Roger Ailes (all times local): __ 11:03 a.m. Fox News executive chairman Rupert Murdoch issued a statement on the death of Roger Ailes, saying the media giant was "shocked and grieved" by his passing. "A brilliant...
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Mel Brooks attends the LA Premiere of "If You're Not In The Obit, Eat Breakfast" at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
May 18, 2017 - 11:05 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Mel Brooks made it clear that he was not paid to appear at the premiere of the new HBO documentary "If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast." "They never pay, they never pay," he joked. "How funny I was tonight and I don't get a penny." Brooks stole the show from...
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Mel Brooks attends the LA Premiere of "If You're Not In The Obit, Eat Breakfast" at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
May 18, 2017 - 11:05 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Mel Brooks made it clear that he was not paid to appear at the premiere of the new HBO documentary "If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast." "They never pay, they never pay," he joked. "How funny I was tonight and I don't get a penny." Brooks stole the show from...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2006 file photo, Roger Ailes, chairman and chief executive officer of Fox News, listens as anchor Shepard Smith, seen on screens in front and behind him, as Smith talks to the audience via satellite from Israel, at the Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Fox News said on Thursday, May 18, 2017, that Ailes has died. He was 77. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
May 18, 2017 - 11:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "He has dramatically and forever changed the political and the media landscape singlehandedly for the better." — Sean Hannity. "A brilliant broadcaster, Roger played a huge role in shaping America's media over the last thirty years." — Rupert Murdoch. "RIP Roger Ailes a good friend...
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