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Discovery to air Everest documentary on May 4

NEW YORK (AP) Discovery Channel has announced May 4 as the airdate for a documentary on last week's Mount Everest avalanche that killed more than a dozen mountain guides.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:49:12 -0400
'X-Men' director calls sex-abuse suit a shakedown

FILE - In this Thursday, April 17, 2014 file photo, plaintiff Michael Egan III takes questions from the media during a news conference in Beverly Hills, Calif. A sex abuse lawsuit by Egan, a former child model and aspiring actor accuses "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii. Singer released a statement on Thursday, April 24, 2014, calling allegations by Egan that he sexually assaulted the underage aspiring actor and model in Hawaii in 1999 "outrageous, vicious and completely false." (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, file)LOS ANGELES (AP) The director of the upcoming "X-Men" film has denied allegations contained in a lawsuit that he raped an aspiring actor and model in 1999 and called the claims a shakedown.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:06:21 -0400
HBO's John Oliver recognizes debt to Jon Stewart

This undated image released by HBO shows host John Oliver of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," airing Sundays at 11 p.m. EDT. (AP Photo/HBO)NEW YORK (AP) When the time comes for a young bird to leave the nest, he's often more than ready to go and doesn't care too much what Papa Bird thinks.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:53:48 -0400
James Earl Jones returning to Broadway this fall

This image released by Roadside Attractions shows James Earl Jones in a scene from "Gimme Shelter." (AP Photo/Roadside Attractions)NEW YORK (AP) James Earl Jones is coming back to Broadway in a play that's almost as old as he is.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:59:10 -0400
Kate shows off new royal style in Down Under tour

FILE - This is a Wednesday, April 16, 2014 file photo of Britain's Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, as she meets with people on the steps of the Sydney Opera House following a reception in Sydney, Australia. Kates dilemma: What to pack for a two-week trip, when your itinerary includes everything from state receptions and church services to toddler playdates and cricket games? For the Duchess of Cambridge, whos rounding up her trip to Australia and New Zealand with husband Prince William and 8-month-old son George, there were additional sartorial dilemmas: Do royals take off their shoes at the beach? And whats the most ladylike way to climb into a fighter jet while in a pencil dress and high heels? (AP Photo/Jason Reed, Pool, File)LONDON (AP) Kate's dilemma: What to pack for a two-week trip, when your itinerary includes everything from state receptions and church services to toddler playdates and cricket games?

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:37:30 -0400
ABC signs Stephanopoulos to contract extension

FILE - This Feb. 20, 2013 file photo released by ABC shows anchor George Stephanopoulos during a broadcast of "Good Morning America," in New York. ABC News has signed George Stephanopoulos to a contract extension, the last member of its Good Morning America team to agree to a new deal. ABC News President James Goldston said Thursday, April 24, 2014, that Stephanopoulos will remain as Robin Roberts chief partner on the top-rated morning show, and will continue as host on the Sunday morning show This Week. (AP Photo/ABC, Heidi Gutman, File)NEW YORK (AP) ABC News has signed George Stephanopoulos to a contract extension, the last member of its "Good Morning America" team to agree to a new deal.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:10:27 -0400
Paul McCartney to play at Candlestick concert

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Pop legend Paul McCartney is set to return to Candlestick Park to offer a swan song to the San Francisco 49ers' former stadium.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:03:03 -0400
Vanska returns as Minnesota Orchestra music head

FILE - This undated file photo shows Minnesota Orchestra conductor Osmo Vanska during a performance in Minneapolis. Vanska is returning as music director of the Minnesota Orchestra. The orchestra's board said Thursday, April 24, 2014, that Vanska will lead at least 10 weeks of concerts for each of the next two seasons. Vanska resigned in October during a lockout of the orchestra's musicians that lasted more than a year. The dispute ended in January, when musicians agreed to pay cuts in a new three-year contract. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Tom Wallace, File) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) Finnish conductor Osmo Vanska is returning as music director of the Minnesota Orchestra.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:58:19 -0400
Rivers refuses to apologize to women held captive

FILE - In this April 22, 2013 file photo, Television personalities Joan Rivers, left, and daughter Melissa Rivers attend the 2013 Matrix New York Women in Communications Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, in New York. Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced. Rivers and her daughter were discussing their reality show Tuesday, April 22, 2014, on NBC's "Today" show when she complained about her living arrangements, saying, "Those women in the basement in Cleveland had more space." (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, file)CLEVELAND (AP) Joan Rivers refuses to apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity of three women kidnapped in Cleveland.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:34:02 -0400
Bronze statue of Roger Ebert unveiled at Ebertfest

This April 22, 2013 photo provided by Thompson-McClellan shows a bronze statue of Pulitzer Prize winning film critic Roger Ebert giving his famous 'thumbs up" sign in Champaign, Ill. The statue will be unveiled Thursday, April 24, 2014, outside the Virginia Theatre in Champaign where Ebert held his annual film festival. Ebert died in April 2013. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Thomspon.McClellan)CHICAGO (AP) Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off: "I'll see you at the movies." The award-winning film critic died two days later.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:40:17 -0400
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