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Newly arrived Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, rest after spending a night in the open as they have been prevented from moving ahead towards refugee camps by Bangladesh border guard soldiers at Palong Khali, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing large-scale violence and persecution in Myanmar and crossing into Bangladesh, where more than half a million others are already living in squalid and overcrowded camps, according to witnesses and a drone video shot by the U.N. office for refugees. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
October 17, 2017 - 2:28 pm
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. ---------------- TOP STORIES ---------------- SYRIA — U.S.-backed forces seize control of Raqqa, the northern Syrian city that the Islamic State once declared to be the capital of its caliphate, dealing a...
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FILE - A Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 file photo of Canadian author, Margaret Atwood, attending a ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany. Atwood has been awarded the Franz Kafka Prize, a literary award. An international jury chose Atwood in May to win the annual Franz Kafka Prize awarded by the Prague-based Franz Kafka Society. ( Arne Dedert/dpa via AP, File)
October 17, 2017 - 1:52 pm
PRAGUE (AP) — Canadian novelist and poet Margaret Atwood has been awarded the Franz Kafka Prize. An international jury selected Atwood in May as the winner of the annual literary award, which is handed out by the Prague-based Franz Kafka Society. Atwood was in Prague on Tuesday to receive the award...
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This Oct. 15, 2017 photo released by the New York City Ballet shows dancer Robert Fairchild taking a bow during his final performance with the ballet on Sunday in New York. Fairchild, a dancer and a Tony-nominated actor, is leaving the ballet company to concentrate on musical theater. (Paul Kolnik/New York City Ballet via AP)
October 16, 2017 - 6:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Silvery confetti has rained down on the stage at New York City Ballet for dancer Robert Fairchild, who ended his ballet career by handing out roses to each of his fellow dancers. The Tony nominee for "An American in Paris" will now focus full-time on theater and film. For his final...
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Israel's Antiquities Authority's Joe Uziel stands in an ancient Roman theater-like structure in the Western Wall tunnels in Jerusalem's old city, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Israeli archaeologists have announced the discovery of the first known Roman-era theater in Jerusalem's Old City, a unique 1,800-year-old structure abutting the Western Wall that is believed to have been built during Roman Emperor Hadrian's reign. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
October 16, 2017 - 6:39 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists on Monday announced the discovery of the first known Roman-era theater in Jerusalem's Old City, a unique structure around 1,800 years old that abuts the Western Wall and may have been built during Roman Emperor Hadrian's reign. The edifice's elegant masonry...
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FILE- In this July 18, 2006, file photo, poet Richard Wilbur poses for a photo at his home in Cummington, Mass. Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own verse on memory, writing and nature, died. He was 96. Wilbur died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, night in Belmont, Mass., with his family by his side, according to friend and fellow poet, Dana Gioia. (AP Photo/Nancy Palmieri, File)
October 15, 2017 - 7:50 pm
Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own verse on memory, writing and nature, died. He was 96. Wilbur died Saturday night in Belmont, Massachusetts, with his...
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This image released by Netflix shows Jonathan Groff in a scene from the 10-episode series, "Mindhunter," streaming on Netflix starting Friday. (Patrick Harbron/Netflix via AP)
October 12, 2017 - 9:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — His TV fans know him as Patrick in HBO's "Looking," and as Jesse St. James in "Glee." His movie fans know him as the voice of Kristoff in "Frozen." And his theater fans? They know him as the pouty, thoroughly annoyed King George in "Hamilton." This week, fans will see Jonathan Groff...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Weinstein has been fired from The Weinstein Co., effective immediately, following new information revealed regarding his conduct, the company's board of directors announced Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 09, 2017 - 2:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Film mogul Harvey Weinstein has been ousted from the company he co-founded and that bears his name following a devastating New York Times expose that detailed years of sexual harassment allegations against him. Here's a look at the allegations, the man and the reactions: THE...
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October 09, 2017 - 12:01 am
GREENWOOD, S.C. (AP) — Parker Egbert's autism kept him nonverbal until age 6. But inside the Brewer Middle School eighth-grader was an aspiring star who not even his mother knew was there — one who finally got to shine in front of an audience of more than 300 when he starred as Oliver "Daddy"...
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CORRECTS SOURCE - In this photo provided by the Fugard Theatre taken on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 the cast perform in a production of "King Kong" in Johannesburg. The rise and fall of a black South African boxer known as “King Kong” inspired a 1959 musical whose black cast performed for multi-racial audiences, testing the apartheid system of that era and attracting Nelson Mandela to its opening night. Now the musical that helped to propel the global careers of singer Miriam Makeba and trumpeter Hugh Masekela is back on the stage. (Daniel Rutland Manners/ Fugard Theatre via AP)
October 08, 2017 - 5:49 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The rise and fall of flamboyant, ferocious Ezekiel Dlamini, a black South African boxer known as "King Kong" who was jailed for murder, inspired a 1959 musical whose black cast performed for multi-racial audiences, testing the apartheid system of that era. Now the musical that...
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FILE - In this March 14, 1993, file photo, Monty Hall, left, recipient of the 2nd Annual George Burns Lifetime Award, laughs with George Burns at the United Jewish Fund tribute to humanitarian Hall, in the Century City section of Los Angeles. Former "Let's Make a Deal" host Hall has died after a long illness at age 96. His daughter Sharon Hall says he died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Julie Markes, File)
October 01, 2017 - 12:24 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Monty Hall, the genial TV game show host whose long-running "Let's Make a Deal" traded on love of money and merchandise and the mystery of which door had the car behind it, has died. He was 96. Hall, who had been in poor health, died Saturday morning of heart failure at...
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