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FILE - In this June 7, 2016, file photo, paranormal investigator and film consultant Lorraine Warren poses at the premiere of the film "The Conjuring 2" during the Los Angeles Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Warren, whose decades of ghost-hunting cases alongside her late husband were the inspiration for films such as “The Conjuring” and “The Amityville Horror,” died Thursday night, April 18, 2019, at her Connecticut home. She was 92. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
April 19, 2019 - 6:06 pm
MONROE, Conn. (AP) — World-wide paranormal investigator and author Lorraine Warren, whose decades of ghost-hunting cases with her late husband inspired such frightening films as "The Conjuring" series and "The Amityville Horror," died. She was 92. Warren's son-in-law Tony Spera and grandson Chris...
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Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, is photographed in Washington. The section discusses Russian government links and contacts with the Trump campaign. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
April 18, 2019 - 8:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With the Mueller Report finally out Thursday, at least in redacted form, publishers are hurrying to release book editions. Two Mueller Report books are in the top 15 on Amazon.com even though free pdfs are available online. The special prosecutor's findings, which run more than 400...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 file photo, actress Demi Moore poses at the premiere of the film "Corporate Animals" during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. Nine years after her book deal was first announced, Moore is ready to release a memoir her publisher calls “deeply candid and insightful.” Moore’s “Inside Out” is scheduled for September 24, HarperCollins announced Wednesday, April 17, 2019. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)
April 17, 2019 - 9:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Nine years after her book deal was first announced, Demi Moore is ready to release a memoir her publisher calls "deeply candid and insightful." HarperCollins says Wednesday that Moore's "Inside Out" will be released on Sept. 24. In its announcement, the publisher says the actress...
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This June, 2004, photo shows cartoonist Monkey Punch drawing his character Fujiko Mine on whiteboard at a symposium in Nishinomiya, western Japan. Monkey Punch, best known as the creator of a Japanese megahit comic series of master thief Lupin The Third, has died at age of 81. His office, MP Pictures, said Wednesday, April 17, 2019, that Monkey Punch, whose real name is Kazuhiko Kato, died of pneumonia on April 11.(Kyodo News via AP)
April 17, 2019 - 4:51 am
TOKYO (AP) — Cartoonist Monkey Punch, best known as the creator of the Japanese megahit comic series Lupin III, has died at age of 81. His office, MP Pictures, said Wednesday that Monkey Punch, whose real name is Kazuhiko Kato, died of pneumonia on April 11. The story of master thief Lupin's...
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People attend a vigil in Paris, Tuesday April 16, 2019. Firefighters declared success Tuesday in a more than 12-hour battle to extinguish an inferno engulfing Paris' iconic Notre Dame cathedral that claimed its spire and roof, but spared its bell towers and the purported Crown of Christ. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
April 17, 2019 - 2:09 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that swept through Paris' Notre Dame cathedral (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Among those watching with horror as fire engulfed the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral was a U.S. Supreme Court justice. Justice Stephen Breyer is an architecture lover who heads the jury of...
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Dana Canedy, the new administrator of The Pulitzer Prizes, make announcement of winners Monday April 15, 2019, in New York. A team of Associated Press journalists has won a Pulitzer Prize in international reporting for their work documenting torture, graft and starvation in Yemen's brutal civil war. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 15, 2019 - 6:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Pulitzer Prizes (all times local): 7 p.m. Reuters' leaders say they're proud that the news service won Pulitzer Prizes for international reporting and breaking news photography, but they're dismayed that two reporters are in prison for their award-winning work...
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This combination of photos shows Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in New York in 1992, left and Carly Simon at the 2016 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 14, 2016. Simon is writing a memoir about Kennedy Onassis. Farrar, Straus and Giroux announced Monday, April 15, 2019, that Simon’s “Touched by the Sun” is scheduled for Oct. 22. According to the publisher, the two met at a summer party on Martha’s Vineyard and began an “improbable, but lasting friendship.” (AP Photo)
April 15, 2019 - 12:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Carly Simon is writing an "intimate, vulnerable" memoir about a very famous friend, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Farrar, Straus and Giroux announced Monday that Simon's "Touched by the Sun" was scheduled for Oct. 22. According to the publisher, Simon and Onassis met at a summer party...
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April 15, 2019 - 11:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Martin could not be happier about his latest book and about the chance to work with New Yorker artist Harry Bliss. Celadon Books announced Monday that Martin and Bliss were collaborating on the "ultimate cartoon book," currently untitled. It's scheduled for next year. Martin,...
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Police bundle WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian embassy into a police van in London after he was arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police and taken into custody Thursday April 11, 2019. Police in London arrested WikiLeaks founder Assange at the Ecuadorean embassy Thursday for failing to surrender to the court in 2012, shortly after the South American nation revoked his asylum. (@DailyDOOH via AP)
April 12, 2019 - 4:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has made a book of interviews with Gore Vidal an unexpected best-seller. Assange was carrying a copy of "Gore Vidal: History of the National Security State & Vidal on America" when he was arrested Thursday at the Ecuadoran embassy...
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FILE - This Oct. 14, 1959 file photo shows Charles Van Doren at New York's hotel Roosevelt. Van Doren, who admitted his television quiz show performances in the 1950s had been rigged, died on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Canaan, Conn. He was 93. (AP Photo, File)
April 10, 2019 - 12:43 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Charles Van Doren, the dashing young academic whose meteoric rise and fall as a corrupt game show contestant in the 1950s inspired the movie "Quiz Show" and served as a cautionary tale about the staged competitions of early television, has died. He was 93. He died of natural...
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