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WWE star: Ringside seats, beer for return of stolen necklace

WWE star Sheamus is offering ring-side seats and “many beers” to anyone who returns a prop cross necklace that was stolen from an arena on the campus of the University of South Florida
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Italian rockers Maneskin enjoy blurring gender stereotypes

Italy's rock band phenomenon Maneskin is enjoying global fame, boosted by its win in this year's Eurovision contest
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From left, Ethan Torchio, Damiano David, Victoria De Angelis and Thomas Raggi, of Italian band Maneskin, winners of the Eurovision Song Contest in May, are interviewed by the Associated Press at a hotel in Rome, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)
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Spanish judge recommends Shakira face tax fraud trial

A Spanish judge investigating alleged tax fraud by Colombian musician Shakira has recommended that the case go to trial after concluding there is evidence that the pop star could have avoided her fiscal obligations to the state
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FILE - This Aug. 10, 2018 file photo shows Shakira performing in concert at Madison Square Garden in New York. A Spanish judge investigating alleged tax fraud by Colombian musician Shakira has recommended Thursday July 29, 2021, for the case to go to trial after concluding there is evidence that the pop star could have avoided her fiscal obligations to the state. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
July 29

Ice Cube pushing for sports fans to ride along with Big3

Ice Cube is still looking to take his 3-on-3 basketball league to greater heights in its fourth season of play
July 29
FILE - In this June 25, 2017, file photo, Big3 Basketball League founder Ice Cube applauds the crowd during a timeout in the first half of Game 2 in the league's debut at the Barclays Center in New York. Ice Cube is still looking to take his 3-on-3 basketball league to greater heights in its fourth season of play. The Big3 took the summer of 2020 off because of the pandemic. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
July 29

Ron Popeil, inventor and king of TV pitchmen, dies at 86

Ron Popeil, the quintessential TV pitchman and inventor known to generations of viewers for hawking products including the Veg-O-Matic and the Showtime Rotisserie and BBQ, has died
July 29
FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1982 file photo, Ron Popeil, the man behind those late-night, rapid-fire television commercials that sell everything from the Mr. Microphone to the Pocket Fisherman to the classic Veg-a-Matic, sits surrounded by his wares in his office in Beverly Hills, Calif. Ron Popeil, the quintessential TV pitchman and inventor known to generations of viewers for hawking products including the Veg-O-Matic, the Chop-O-Matic, Mr. Microphone and the Showtime Rotisserie and BBQ, died Wednesday, July 28, 2021 his family said. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
July 28

Bob Odenkirk collapses on 'Better Call Saul' set

Odenkirk has been hospitalized after collapsing on the show’s New Mexico set.
July 28
FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2020, file photo, Bob Odenkirk speaks at the AMC's "Better Call Saul" panel during the AMC Networks TCA 2020 Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Odenkirk collapsed on the show's New Mexico set Tuesday, July 27, 2021, and had to be hospitalized. Crew members called an ambulance that took the 58-year-old actor to a hospital, where he remained Tuesday night, a person close to Odenkirk who was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter told The Associated Press. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
July 28

'Arthur' to end on PBS Kids after 25-season stint

“Arthur” will soon come to an end
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ZZ Top: Bearded bassist Dusty Hill dies in his sleep at 72

ZZ Top says bassist Dusty Hill, one of the Texas blues trio's bearded figures, has died at his Houston home
July 28
FILE - Dusty Hill, left, and Billy Gibbons from U.S rock band ZZ Top perform at the Glastonbury music festival in Somerset, England, June 24, 2016. ZZ Top has announced that Hill, one of the Texas blues trio's bearded figures and bassist, has died at his Houston home. He was 72. In a Facebook post, bandmates Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard revealed Wednesday, July 29, 2021, that Hill had died in his sleep. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)
July 28

Review: In 'The Green Knight,' an enchanting Arthurian dream

David Lowery's adaptation of the 14th century chivalric romance, “The Green Knight,” was shot on misty Irish plains and dank forests, is earthy, with dirt under its nails, and blanketed in wintery fog
July 28
This image released by A24 shows Dev Patel in a scene from "The Green Knight." (Eric Zachanowich/A24 Films via AP)
July 28

COVID-19 rates a worry as 1 million head for Iowa State Fair

With coronavirus cases rising throughout Iowa and around the nation, health experts are becoming increasingly worried about next month’s Iowa State Fair, which will bring more than 1 million people to Des Moines
July 28
FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, Joyce Miller, of Shipshewana, Ind., walks her Clydesdale horses to the barn at the Iowa State Fair, in Des Moines, Iowa. With coronavirus cases rising throughout Iowa and around the nation, health experts are becoming increasingly worried about next month's Iowa State Fair, which will bring more than 1 million people to Des Moines. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall File)
July 28

Lollapalooza to require vaccination card or negative test

The hordes of people expected to descend on Chicago’s Grant Park for the Lollapalooza music festival this week will be required to show proof that they’ve been vaccinated for COVID-19 or tested negative for the disease within the last three days
July 28
FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2019 file photo, David Shaw of The Revivalists performs on day four of Lollapalooza in Grant Park. The hordes of people expected to descend on Chicago's Grant Park for the Lollapalooza music festival starting Thursday, July 29, 2021, will be required to show proof that they've been vaccinated for COVID-19 or tested negative for the disease within the last three days. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP File)
July 28

ZZ Top says Dusty Hill, the bearded bassist for the Texas-based trio, has died at 72.

ZZ Top says Dusty Hill, the bearded bassist for the Texas-based trio, has died at 72.
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July 28

Bologna's porticoes are added to UNESCO's Heritage List

Bologna's 12th-century porticoes, still part of the city's everyday life, have been added to the World Heritage List
July 28
A view of Bologna's porticoes in Bologna, Italy, Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Bologna's 12th-century porticoes, still part of the city's everyday life, have been added to the World Heritage List. At a meeting in China on Wednesday, the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO, the U.N. culture agency, inscribed the porticoes on the prestigious list. The addition raises to 58 the number of Italian sites on the list. (Guido Calamosca/LaPresse via AP)
July 28

1 arrested in shooting that wounded TikTok star, killed teen

Police say they have arrested a man in connection with a shooting that killed an 18-year-old woman and seriously wounded a 19-year-old social media influencer as they watched “The Forever Purge” at a Southern California movie theater
July 28
This booking photo released by the Corona, Calif., Police Department shows 20-year-old Joseph Jimenez, who was arrested Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in connection with a shooting that killed an 18-year-old woman and seriously wounded a 19-year-old social media influencer as they watched “The Forever Purge” at a Southern California movie theater. He is being held on $2 million bail. (Corona Police Department via AP)
July 28

Forfeiture of ancient tablet bought by Hobby Lobby approved

A federal judge in New York has approved the forfeiture of a 3,500-year-old clay tablet bearing a portion of the Epic of Gilgamesh that was looted from Iraq and sold for $1.6 million to Hobby Lobby for display in the Museum of the Bible
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Review: In 'The Suicide Squad,' an anti-Captain America romp

One little article separates James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad” from David Ayer’s “Suicide Squad.”
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This image provided by Warner Bros. Pictures shows David Dastmalchian, from left, John Cena, Idris Elba and Daniela Melchior in a scene from "The Suicide Squad." (Jessica Miglio/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
July 28

Danticat, Groff among contributors to book 'Small Odysseys'

Michael Cunningham, Edwidge Danticat and Carmen Maria Machado are among the prize-winning authors who are contributing stories to a new collection
July 28
This combination photo shows authors Michael Cunningham, from left, at "La Milanesiana" cultural event, in Milan, Italy, on June 29, 2017, Edwidge Danticat on Oct. 18, 2010, in the Little Haiti neighborhood of Miami and Carmen Maria Machado at the 68th National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner on Nov. 15, 2017, in New York. They are among the prize-winning authors contributing stories to a collection co-sponsored by Manhattan's Symphony Space performing arts center and its nationally aired "Selected Shorts" program. Algonquin Books is teaming with Symphony Space on "Small Odysseys: Selected Shorts Presents 35 New Stories," which features work by Cunningham, Danticat and Machado. (AP Photo)
July 28

Mena Suvari explains writing about Kevin Spacey in new book

Mena Suvari writes about her life and mentions Kevin Spacey in her new memoir “The Great Peace'' and wants to explain why
July 28
This cover image provided by Hachette Books shows "The Great Peace" by Mena Suvari. (Hatchette Books via AP)
July 28

Review: In 'Stillwater,' a red state hero roams chic France

Early on in “Stillwater,” a gruff oil rig worker from Oklahoma is asked what he’s doing in the French port city of Marseille
July 28
This image released by Focus Features shows Matt Damon in a scene from "Stillwater." (Jessica Forde/Focus Features via AP)
July 28

UK journalist sued by Russian billionaire over Putin book

A British journalist and her publisher are fighting a defamation claim from billionaire Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich over a book about the rise of Russian President Vladimir Putin
July 28
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with local officials in St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, July 26, 2021. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
July 28

Court nixes new trial for ‘Making a Murderer’ subject Avery

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has unanimously rejected a request by “Making a Murderer” subject Steven Avery for a new trial or a hearing to present new evidence
July 28
FILE - In this March 13, 2007, file photo, Steven Avery listens to testimony in the courtroom at the Calumet County Courthouse in Chilton, Wis. The Wisconsin Court of Appeal on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, rejected a request by "Making a Murderer" subject Steven Avery for a new trial. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool, File)
July 28

Spanish ex-king's former lover accuses him of harassment

The former lover of Spain’s King Emeritus Juan Carlos has filed a lawsuit with a British court accusing him of spying on her
July 28
FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, June 2, 2019, Spain's former King Juan Carlos waves at the bullring in Aranjuez, Spain. The former lover of Spain’s King Emeritus Juan Carlos has filed a lawsuit with a British court accusing him of spying on her, the public relations firm representing Corinna Larsen confirmed Wednesday July 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas, FILE)
July 28

'The View' co-hosts' summer 2021 reading list

Each of "The View" co-hosts will share their must-read books this week.
July 28
"The View" co-hosts share their favorite summer reads of 2021 as part of the show's Ladies Get Lit series.
July 28

5 high school students are named National Student Poets

Five high school students from around the country have been chosen to be National Student Poets, a one-year position that begins in September
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Julie Halston to get special Tony Award for her advocacy

Actor Julie Halston will receive the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award for her work fighting the lung-scarring disease pulmonary fibrosis
July 28
FILE - Julie Halston attends the Broadway opening night of "She Loves Me" on March 17, 2016, in New York. Halston will receive the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award for her work fighting the lung-scarring disease pulmonary fibrosis. The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced Wednesday, July 28, 2021, that Halston would get the special Tony "for her dedication and advocacy in raising funding and awareness." (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
July 28

Wisconsin appeals court rejects bid for new trial from ‘Making a Murderer’ subject Steven Avery

Wisconsin appeals court rejects bid for new trial from ‘Making a Murderer’ subject Steven Avery
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UK journalist sued by Russian billionaires over Putin book

A British journalist and her publisher are facing defamation claims from billionaire Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich and other wealthy Russians over a book about the rise of President Vladimir Putin
July 28
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with local officials in St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, July 26, 2021. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
July 27

Slipknot founding drummer Joey Jordison dies at 46

Joey Jordison, the founding drummer of the band Slipknot, has died at age 46
July 27
FILE - Slipknot band member Joey Jordison participates in a news conference about the death of bassist Paul Gray on May 25, 2010, in Des Moines, Iowa. Jordison, the founding drummer of the band Slipknot, has died at age 46. Jordison's family says he died peacefully in his sleep Monday, July 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
July 27

Wu-Tang Clan album sale pays off Martin Shkreli's court debt

An unreleased Wu-Tang Clan album forfeited by Martin Shkreli after his fraud conviction has been sold
July 27
FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, file photo shows pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli following his appearance on Capitol Hill in Washington before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee. An unreleased Wu-Tang Clan album forfeited by Shkreli after his securities fraud conviction was sold Tuesday, July 27, 2021, for an undisclosed sum, though prosecutors say it was enough to fully satisfy the rest of what he owed on a $7.4 million forfeiture order he faced after his 2018 sentencing. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
July 27

NBC's Tokyo Olympics viewership gets off to rough start

NBC Universal is still waiting to see if there will be a surge of interest in viewership for the Tokyo Summer Olympics
July 27
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts while holding the NBA Championship trophy, left, and Most Valuable Player trophy after defeating the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals in Milwaukee, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. The Bucks won 105-98. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
July 27

Hearing exposes TV viewers to blunt language, racial slurs

The first day of the House investigation into the Jan. 6 uprising at the U.S. Capitol exposed daytime television viewers to profane language and racial slurs
July 27
From left, U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Aquilino Gonell, Washington Metropolitan Police Department officer Michael Fanone, Washington Metropolitan Police Department officer Daniel Hodges and U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Harry Dunn watch a video of the rioters during the House select committee hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. (AP Photo/ Andrew Harnik, Pool)
July 27

Music Review: Prince's 'America' vault release stunning

Prince's “Welcome 2 America,” the first complete, previously unreleased record to come out since Prince died in 2016, offers a stunning glimpse at the depth, and quality, of what he left behind
July 27
This image released by Sony Music Entertainment shows "Welcome 2 America" by Prince. (Sony Music Entertainment via AP)
July 27

Alleged Epstein victim Sarah Ransome has memoir out in fall

One of the alleged victims of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell has a memoir coming out this fall
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Santana, LL Cool J, Manilow join Central Park concert lineup

Carlos Santana, LL Cool J and Barry Manilow will join previously announced headliners Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen and Jennifer Hudson at next month’s Central Park concert to celebrate New York City’s recovery from COVID-19
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Review: Jack Antonoff's Bleachers album leans on The Boss

How’s this for a flex from Jack Antonoff
July 27
This album cover provided by RCA Records shows "Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night" by Bleachers. (RCA Records via AP)
July 27

Review: Emily Blunt transcends overstuffed ‘Jungle Cruise’

Emily Blunt plays Lily Houghton, a British scientist who travels to the Amazon in search of a mythical healing flower in “Jungle Cruise'' in Disney's latest attempt to turn a theme park ride into a billion dollar franchise
July 27
This image released by Disney shows Emily Blunt in a scene from "Jungle Cruise." (Disney via AP)
July 27

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible best-sellers for week ending July 23rd:
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The top 10 books on the Apple Store

The top 10 books on the Apple Store for week ending July 25, 2021
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The top 10 movies on the Apple Store

The top 10 movies on the Apple Store for week ending 7/25/21
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This image courtesy of Neon shows a scene from "Ailey." (Neon via AP)
July 27

Review: Los Lobos covers album is a celebration of diversity

Los Lobos' new covers album “Native Sons” pays tribute to the music of a single city — the band's native Los Angeles
July 27
This image released by New West shows "Native Sons" by Los Lobos. (New West Records via AP)
July 26

Britney Spears' new lawyer files to remove father's control

Britney Spears’ new lawyer has petitioned to remove her father from the conservatorship that has controlled her life and money for 13 years and replace him with a professional accountant
July 26
FILE - Britney Spears arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" on July 22, 2019. When Spears speaks to a judge at her own request on Wednesday, June. 23, 2021, she'll do it 13 years into a court-enforced conservatorship that has exercised vast control of her life and money by her father. Spears has said the conservatorship saved her from collapse and exploitation. But she has sought more control over how it operates, and says she wants her father out. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
July 26

Kanye West living in Atlanta stadium to work on new album

Kanye West has been living inside an Atlanta stadium while working on his new album
July 26
FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2006, file photo, Kanye West and his mother, Donda, hold his three awards backstage at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. West won for best rap album, solo and song. Kanye West unveiled his 10th studio album, “Donda,” in front of a packed crowd in Atlanta. His album was named after his mother, who died at the age of 58 following plastic surgery complications in 2007. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
July 26

Ishiguro, Powers among contenders for fiction's Booker Prize

Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro and Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Powers are among 13 authors in the running for the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction
July 26
FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, Kazuo Ishiguro, laureate in literature delivers a speech, during the Nobel banquet in the City Hall, in Stockholm. Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro is among 13 authors named Tuesday July 27, 2021, in the running for the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction, with the winner scheduled to be announced Nov. 3. (Fredrik Sandberg/TT News Agency FILE via AP)
July 26

Singer Pink backs beach handball team on 'sexist' clothing

U.S. pop singer Pink has offered to pay a fine given to the Norwegian female beach handball team for wearing shorts instead of the required bikini bottoms
July 26
FILE - In Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 file photo, singer Pink poses for photographers upon arrival at the Brit Awards in London. U.S. pop singer Pink has offered to pay a fine given to the Norwegian female beach handball team for wearing shorts instead of the required bikini bottoms. Pink said she was “very proud” of the team for protesting against the rule that prevented them from wearing shorts like their male counterparts. At the European Beach Handball Championships in Bulgaria last week, Norway’s female team was fined 1,500 euros ($1,770) for what the European federation called improper clothing and “a breach of clothing regulations.” (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
July 26

'Days of our Lives' gets Peacock limited series spinoff

The NBC soap opera “Days of our Lives” is getting its own spinoff for Peacock
July 26
In this combination photo, Deidre Hall, from left, arrives at the 45th annual Daytime Emmy Awards on April 29, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif., Jackee Harry attends Lupus LA's Hollywood Bag Ladies Luncheon on Nov. 1, 2012, in Beverly Hills, Calif. and Lisa Rinna attends An Unforgettable Evening on Feb. 27, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif.. The NBC soap opera "Days of our Lives" is getting its own spinoff for Peacock. The streaming service announced Monday, July 26, 2021, it has ordered five episodes of "Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem." The series will feature both past and present characters of the series, including Hall as Dr. Marlena Evans, Rinna as Billie Reed and Harry as Paulina Price. (AP Photo)
July 26

Tucker Carlson called 'worst human' at Montana fishing shop

A video showing a Montana man confronting Tucker Carlson is circulating widely on social media after the man called the Fox News host “the worst human being known to mankind.”
July 26
FILE - In this Thursday, March 2, 2107 file photo, Tucker Carlson, host of "Tucker Carlson Tonight," poses for a photo in a Fox News Channel studio in New York. A video showing a Montana man confronting Carlson is circulating widely on social media after the man called the Fox News host "the worst human being known to mankind." The video posted Friday, July 23, 2021, shows Dan Bailey talking to Carlson in close proximity inside a Montana fly fishing shop. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
July 26

NBC mum on Chinese complaints about map during ceremony

NBC is not responding to complaints from China over how the network depicted the country's map when its athletes marched in the opening ceremony at the Tokyo Olympics
July 26
July 26

R. Kelly lawyers: We'll fight bid to add claims to trial

R. Kelly’s lawyers say they'll fight prosecutors’ bid to tell jurors about allegations beyond the actual charges at his upcoming federal sex trafficking trial
July 26
FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2019, file photo, R. Kelly appears during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago. Federal prosecutors in New York on Friday, July 23, 2021, asked a judge for permission to admit what they said was evidence for which Kelly has not been charged, at his upcoming sex-trafficking trial in Brooklyn. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool, File)
July 26

Reid Miller brings Jadin Bell's story to the big screen

Actor Reid Miller was around 13 years old when he first heard about the death of Jadin Bell
July 26
This image provided by Roadside Attractions shows Reid Miller, left, portraying Jadin Bell, and Mark Wahlberg, portraying Bell's father in a scene from the film "Joe Bell." (Quantrell D. Colbert/ Roadside Attractions via AP)