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Winners and losers from the E3 video-game show

A man walks past the Microsoft booth at the Electronic Entertainment Expo on Thursday, June 12, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo wasn't as dramatic as last year's, when Sony and Microsoft were battling for attention in advance of the fall debuts of their new game consoles, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.


Jim Caviezel to receive award from Jimmy Stewart Museum

FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2013 file photo, actor Jim Caviezel attends a screening of "Person of Interest" at PaleyFest: Made In NY, in New York. Caviezel is being honored by a Pennsylvania museum dedicated to actor Jimmy Stewart. Caviezel stars in the TV series “Person of Interest” and became widely known for his role in the movie “The Passion of the Christ.” He will receive the Harvey Award at an Aug. 29, 2015, fundraiser by the Jimmy Stewart foundation. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — Jim Caviezel is being honored by a Pennsylvania museum dedicated to actor Jimmy Stewart.


Report: Nobel winner Vargas Llosa confirms new romantic tie

FILE - In this April 24, 2013 file photo, Peruvian writer and Nobel Prize winner in literature Mario Vargas Llosa smiles during a press conference at the presentation of a new theater play in Madrid, Spain. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)MADRID (AP) — Nobel-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa has reportedly confirmed his romantic involvement with Isabel Preysler, the former wife of singer Julio Iglesias and mother of Enrique Iglesias.


Vintage seaplane stranded near Gulf beach during movie shoot
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — A World War II-era seaplane is foundering in the surf on the northern Gulf Coast after a mishap during filming.
Rolling Stones exhibition to open at London gallery in 2016
LONDON (AP) — They're more accustomed to stadiums, but the Rolling Stones are coming to a London art gallery.
Broadway's 'On the Town' welcomes 3 special stars

In this image released by Matt Ross Public Relations, dancers perform in the musical "On the Town," in New York. Nathan Adams, 13, from San Diego, Alyssa Call, 13, from Highland, Utah, and T.J. Little, 19, from Fort Worth, Texas, will have small parts in the show thanks to the Make-A-Wish organization. On Tuesday, the teens and their parents and siblings got a backstage tour of the Lyric Theatre, and practiced their scenes with Chip Abbott, the show’s dance captain and swing. (Joan Marcus/Matt Ross Public Relations via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — If theatergoers at Wednesday's matinee of "On the Town" take special attention, they'll get to see the Broadway debut of three special teenagers.


Kim Kardashian says sexy selfies can be empowering

FILE - In this June 24, 2015 file photo, American television personality Kim Kardashian poses for photographers as she attends the Cannes Lions 2015 in Cannes, southern France. The reality TV star is scheduled to speak and sign copies of her new coffee table book “Selfish” during a Tuesday, June 30 night event hosted by the Commonwealth Club of California, which bills itself as the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum.(AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The big reveal from Kim Kardashian's guest turn for San Francisco's revered Commonwealth Club of California on Tuesday night? She was wearing maternity Spanx under her black designer dress to conceal cellulite, not her pregnant belly.


Colourful explosion of taste and sound hits party island Ibiza

A performer getting ready backstage at the Heart restaurant in Ibiza, on June 29, 2015Take top Spanish chefs Ferran and Albert Adria, the founder of circus troupe Cirque du Soleil, Guy Laliberte, and Japan's foremost pop artist Takashi Murakami and mix them all on Spain's Mediterranean party island of Ibiza. The result is "Heart" -- an explosion of taste, colour and sound designed to delight all the senses. "This is not a restaurant, this is a dream turned into reality," said Albert Adria, one of the founders of the project which opened on Tuesday and runs until September.


Israeli court rules Kafka works to go to National Library
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court has stripped an Israeli family of a collection of Franz Kafka manuscripts, ruling that they be transferred to the country's National Library.
Rare images of Armenian genocide survivors on show in Italy

Rare, moving images of survivors of the 1915 Armenian genocide will be shown in Bologna on Thursday as part of the 29th edition of the city's "Cinema Ritrovato" (Rediscovered Cinema) festivalRare, moving images of survivors of the 1915 Armenian genocide will be shown in Bologna on Thursday as part of the 29th edition of the city's "Cinema Ritrovato" (Rediscovered Cinema) festival. A significant historical source that was discovered completely by chance, buried away and forgotten in the US Library of Congress, the silent film dates from 1923 and includes images of children packed onto boats in Turkey and lines of refugees trudging along roads. Also on show during the festival are "Namus" (Honour), a 1925 work by Hamo Beknazarian that is considered the first Armenian film, "Sayat Nova" (The Color of Pomegranates) a 1969 film by Sergei Paradjanov and "Naapet", Henrik Malyan's 1980 film about a genocide survivor.


Pakistani artists look to counter violent extremism

In this photo taken Thursday, June 4, 2015, a Pakistani calligraphist paints, "God bless you," in Urdu over violent graffiti on the wall of an apartment complex and offices after getting permission in Karachi, Pakistan. Activists and artists in Pakistan hope to combat extremism through art, by painting murals over violent graffitti and distributing a comic book in schools aimed at turning young people away from violence. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — At a militant training camp in Pakistan, a new recruit asks his instructor why his comrades are attacking churches and mosques rather than enemy bases. "This world is full of sin. It needs to be bathed in blood," the instructor replies, nurturing seeds of doubt that will eventually lead the young man to turn away from violence.


Kim Kardashian says use of selfies can be empowering

FILE - In this June 24, 2015 file photo, American television personality Kim Kardashian poses for photographers as she attends the Cannes Lions 2015 in Cannes, southern France. The reality TV star is scheduled to speak and sign copies of her new coffee table book “Selfish” during a Tuesday, June 30 night event hosted by the Commonwealth Club of California, which bills itself as the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum.(AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kim Kardashian says the large number of selfies she posts on social media empowers her to control her public image, but also contributes to her being viewed by some merely as a sexual object.


Trump files $500 million lawsuit as pageant woes mount

FILE - In this June 16, 2015 file photo, real estate mogul Donald Trump delivers remarks during his announcement that he will run for president of the United States, in New York. Ora TV, a television company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 said it will scrap a project it was developing with Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — As fallout built over Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico, the Republican presidential candidate answered back with legal action to match his trademark brashness, filing a $500 million lawsuit.


Misty Copeland named first black female principal at ABT
NEW YORK (AP) — Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born ballerina who's become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and achieved a celebrity that far transcends that rarified world, was named principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre on Tuesday — the first African-American woman to reach that status in the company's 75-year history.
No bail for Journey drummer Deen Castronovo on rape charge

FILE - This Sunday, June 14, 2015 file booking photo provided by the Marion County Sheriff's office taken shows Deen Castronovo, drummer for rock band Journey, in Salem, Ore. Castronovo sat in jail Tuesday, June 30, 2015, after being indicted on a rape charge two weeks after his domestic violence arrest. (Marion County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Journey drummer Deen Castronovo will remain in an Oregon jail on rape and other felony charges after prosecutors said he repeatedly violated a court order by calling and texting the victim with messages that included suicide threats and apologies.


Singer caught in property dispute between nuns, archdiocese

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2015 file photo, Katy Perry arrives at the 57th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. A dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese over who owns a Hollywood hilltop convent has caught Perry in its crosshairs. The singer is named in a lawsuit filed on June 19, 2015, over the scenic property in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry is caught in a property dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese over who owns a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood. The singer is named in a recent lawsuit over the scenic property in the Los Feliz neighborhood.


Trump's pageant woes mount with TV and contestant drop-outs

FILE - In this June 16, 2015 file photo, real estate mogul Donald Trump delivers remarks during his announcement that he will run for president of the United States, in New York. Ora TV, a television company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 said it will scrap a project it was developing with Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from outspoken Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico continued to dog him Tuesday as a TV company backed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said it was scrapping a project in development with him and Mexico announced it won't be sending a contestant to the Miss Universe contest, which he partly owns.


Legendary bluesman Robert Johnson's son dies in Mississippi

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2006 file photo taken in Crystal Springs, Miss., Claud Johnson, seated, son of legendary Mississippi blues artist Robert Johnson, shown in the poster on the right, has died at age 83. Johnson who posed with his own son Michael Johnson, won a legal fight in 2014 to keep the profits from the only two known photographs of his father. (Greg Jenson/The Clarion-Ledger, via AP Photo)JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A son of legendary Mississippi blues artist Robert Johnson became rich by winning a court fight over his father's estate. But even when finances were no longer a concern, an attorney said Claud Johnson kept the gravel truck he had driven for years — a reminder of the hard work that guided his own life.


Trump says he's struck back at Univision with $500M lawsuit
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's lawyers say Trump and the Miss Universe pageant have sued Univision for $500 million in a New York court, claiming Trump's First Amendment rights were violated when the company declined to air the Miss USA contest.
Review: In Winehouse doc 'Amy,' celebrity is the villain

In this image released by A24 Films, singer Amy Winehouse, right, appears in a scene from the film, "Amy." (A24 Films via AP)Asif Kapadia's Amy Winehouse documentary "Amy" is a slow, tragic zoom out. It begins with the intimacy of home movies and ends in far-away paparazzi footage. Our VIP access has been revoked.