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FILE - In this March 2, 2005, file photo, pop icon Michael Jackson waves to his supporters as he arrives for his child molestation trial at the Santa Barbara County Superior Court in Santa Maria, Calif. A new documentary on HBO, "Leaving Neverland," is about the abuse allegations of two men, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who had previously denied Jackson molested them and supported him to authorities and in Robson's case, very publicly. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant, File)
March 05, 2019 - 1:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Can the memory of Michael Jackson survive "Leaving Neverland?" After all, it has bounced back before. The superstar's image was tarnished by allegations of sexual abuse that shadowed him throughout much of his adult life and even stood trial on child molestation charges in 2005,...
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March 04, 2019 - 9:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pharrell is heading home to Virginia Beach to launch a new music and culture festival. The Grammy-winning superstar announced Monday SOMETHING IN THE WATER, a multi-day event he's calling a "cultural experience" that will debut April 26-28. He will perform on a stage set on the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2018 file photo, John Mayer gestures to the crowd during the tribute event Mac Miller: A Celebration of Life at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Mayer is launching a foundation focused on improving the health of veterans through scientific research. The singer on Friday, March 1, 2019 announced The Heart and Armor Foundation, which plans to focus on veterans with post-traumatic stress and meeting the emerging needs of women veterans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
March 01, 2019 - 12:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — John Mayer is launching a foundation focused on improving the health of veterans through scientific research. The Grammy-winning singer on Friday announced The Heart and Armor Foundation, which plans to focus on veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and meeting the emerging...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2018 file photo, Oprah Winfrey poses in the press room with the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Winfrey will interview two men who say Michael Jackson sexually abused them as boys immediately after a documentary on the men. HBO and the Oprah Winfrey Network announced Wednesday that “After Neverland,” will air on both channels Monday at 10 p.m. Eastern and Pacific. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 27, 2019 - 5:25 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Oprah Winfrey interview with two men who say Michael Jackson sexually abused them as boys will air immediately after a documentary on the men. HBO and the Oprah Winfrey Network announced Wednesday that the special, "Oprah Winfrey Presents: After Neverland," will air...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, Marlon Jackson, second from left, Tito Jackson, second from right, and Jackie Jackson, far right, brothers of the late musical artist Michael Jackson, and Tito's son Taj, far left, pose together for a portrait outside the Four Seasons Hotel, in Los Angeles. Jackie, Tito, Marlon and Taj Jackson, gave the first family interviews Tuesday on “Leaving Neverland,” which features two Michael Jackson accusers and is set to air on HBO starting Sunday, March 3. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 27, 2019 - 2:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of Michael Jackson had a feeling the years-old child molestation allegations against the pop superstar would resurface at some point. So they say they weren't entirely surprised to learn that a forthcoming HBO documentary would feature two of his accusers. "I thought...
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February 27, 2019 - 12:41 pm
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine has pulled out of this year's Eurovision song contest following a politics-laden dispute between the singer who won the national competition and the country's national public broadcaster. Anna Korsun, who performs under the stage name Maruv, won the national finals on...
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Models wear creations as part of the Dior ready to wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 26, 2019 - 5:18 pm
PARIS (AP) — Designer Maria Grazia Chiuri once again celebrated feminism and sisterhood in her collection for Christian Dior at Paris Fashion Week, delving into the independent youth subculture styles of 1950s Britain. Wearing a marl Dior dress, Jennifer Lawrence swept down the stone steps inside...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, Shakira performs at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. A Spanish court investigating Shakira for possibly evading 14.5 million euros (16.4 million dollars) in taxes has called on the pop music star to testify in mid-June, 2019. Prosecutors charged the singer in December for not paying taxes in Spain between 2012 and 2014, when she lived mostly in the country despite an official residence in Panama. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
February 26, 2019 - 8:42 am
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court investigating Shakira for possibly evading 14.5 million euros ($16.4 million) in taxes has called on the pop music star to testify in mid-June. Prosecutors charged the singer in December for not paying taxes in Spain between 2012 and 2014, when she lived mostly in the...
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February 25, 2019 - 4:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars ended its four-year streak of dwindling viewership, reaching 29.6 million on Sunday to beat last year's audience by 12 percent, but it still represents the second-smallest audience in the award show's history. The 2018 show had reached only 26.5 million viewers, a figure...
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February 25, 2019 - 2:28 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's public broadcaster on Monday refused to sign a contract with the performer who won the right to represent her country in the Eurovision contest — a move that follows a politically-tinged argument rooted in the nation's tug-of-war with Russia. Controversy erupted immediately...
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