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This June 6, 2017 photo provided on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, shows Federal Prosecutor Geoffrey Berman. Donald Trump's pick to become the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan is a Republican, a law partner of Rudy Giuliani, and was reportedly interviewed personally by the president before getting the job. But people who know Berman say he will keep politics out of an office that has long prided itself on independence from Washington. (Courtesy Geoffrey Berman via AP)
January 27, 2018 - 3:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The new, top federal prosecutor in Manhattan is a Republican, a former law partner of Rudy Giuliani and was reportedly interviewed personally by President Donald Trump before getting the job. But people who know Geoffrey Berman say he will keep politics out of a prosecutor's office...
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FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2017 file photo, former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant arrives for a halftime ceremony, retiring both of his jersey's during an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors, in Los Angeles. Bryant is nominated for an Oscar in the animated short category for “Dear Basketball,” based on a poem he wrote in 2015 announcing his impending retirement from basketball. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
January 23, 2018 - 6:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Does Kobe Bryant need another trophy? He might get one — at the Oscars. Bryant, the retired Los Angeles Lakers star, was nominated in the animated short category for "Dear Basketball," based on a poem he wrote in 2015 announcing his impending retirement from basketball. He was...
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File-This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Sally Hawkins, left, and Doug Jones in a scene from the film "The Shape of Water." Ahead of Sunday's 90th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony that, at least at the end, should be a nail biter. Best Picture, No controversy, timely messages, a dash of fantasy and a love of movies, “The Shape of Water” seems to be the safe, if a little boring, front runner. (Kerry Hayes/Fox Searchlight Pictures via AP, File)
January 23, 2018 - 5:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Academy Awards showered outsiders, on screen and off, with milestone-setting nominations that celebrated Guillermo del Toro's full-hearted ode to outcasts "The Shape of Water," embraced first-time filmmakers like Greta Gerwig and Jordan Peele, and made "Mudbound" director of...
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This image released by A24 Films shows director Greta Gerwig on the set of "Lady Bird." Gerwig was nominated for an Oscar for best director, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The 90th Oscars will air live on ABC on Sunday, March 4. (Merie Wallace/A24 via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 2:31 pm
Reaction to the Oscar nominations announced Tuesday: ___ "When I think about the women who have been writers and directors before me, and watching their work and what they've done, they're the reason I had the courage to do this. When I think about Kathryn Bigelow winning and me sitting there...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, an Oscar statue is displayed at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Nominations for the 90th Oscars will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
January 23, 2018 - 11:39 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 90th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 8:40 a.m. The maker of the "Last Men in Aleppo" has made Oscars...
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This image released by Sony Pictures shows Christopher Plummer in a scene from "All the Money in the World." Plummer was nominated for an Oscar for best supporting actor on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The 90th Oscars will air live on ABC on Sunday, March 4. (Giles Keyte/Sony Pictures via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 10:22 am
Behind the headlines at the Academy Award nominations on Tuesday, there were some special achievements, including honors for Christopher Plummer and Kobe Bryant. — At age 88, Christopher Plummer becomes the oldest acting nominee to date. He already holds the crown for the oldest acting winner,...
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This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Timothée Chalamet in a scene from "Call Me By Your Name." The film was nominated for the top honor for the GLAAD Media Awards. (Sony Pictures Classics via AP)
January 19, 2018 - 10:57 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five feature films including "The Shape of Water" and "Call Me By Your Name" have been nominated for GLAAD Media Awards, one year after it found only two films to honor for gay-inclusive story lines and characters. The other wide-release films nominated Friday are "Battle of the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2017 file photo, Mila Kunis arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "A Bad Moms Christmas." Kunis has been named Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals. She’ll be honored Jan. 25 with a parade through Cambridge followed by a roast at which she will receive her pudding pot. Some students at Harvard University are urging the 223-year-old Hasty Pudding theater troupe to stop excluding women from the cast of its annual big-budget burlesque show. Some critics are also calling on Kunis to reconsider her invitation to accept the group's Woman of the Year Award on Thursday. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 16, 2018 - 1:24 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Mila Kunis, who made her mark on two long-running television comedies and earned a Golden Globe nomination for her work on the big screen, was named Woman of the Year on Tuesday by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals. Kunis is being honored by the nation's oldest...
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Media and crew prepare on the red carpet at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
January 08, 2018 - 12:44 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the presentation of the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The newly-minted Golden Globes winners had a good reason to stop by the official show after party this year, and...
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Stephen Colbert, center, executive producer of the Showtime animated series "Our Cartoon President," takes part in a panel discussion on the show with fellow executive producer Chris Licht, left, and showrunner/executive producer/writer R.J. Fried at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 06, 2018 - 8:58 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from the TV Critics meeting in Pasadena, California (all times local): 6:00 p.m. When a producer mentioned a Twitter post from Benedict Cumberbatch led to a TV role, the actor couldn't resist riffing on President Donald Trump's "stable genius" tweet. Michael...
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