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NEW YORK - The former leader of a purported self-help group was convicted Wednesday of federal charges that centred on lurid details of what prosecutors called a secret society of "sex slaves" within a community of followers in upstate New York.

WASHINGTON - Jane Fonda is joining a group of Hollywood power players to host a fundraiser for presidential candidate Steve Bullock on Thursday, a show of support that could lend credibility among Democratic donors to the little-known Montana governor.

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina's Democratic leader says he granted MSNBC exclusive live rights to this weekend's party convention because the network agreed to show 21 presidential contenders speak and it offered a strong chance to reach black voters.

AMMAN, Jordan - On a high school trip to Jordan's ancient city of Petra, a group of teenagers sneak out at night to drink beer, smoke weed and gossip around a bonfire. A girl asks her frisky boyfriend to take things slow.

Today is a weird morning for me and I feel slightly on edge as I keep pressing the refresh button on the Kelowna Actors Studio website anxiously waiting for them to post the callbacks for their upcoming season.

A Canadian classic heavy metal band that’s on tour all across North America this summer is bringing its fist-pounding anthems to Kelowna on July 2.

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RALEIGH, N.C. - A North Carolina teenager who lost a leg in a shark attack this month got a personal message Tuesday from the actor who plays "Iron Man" in Marvel's superhero movies.

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NEW YORK - Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert's late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims' fund for first responders to the 9-11 attacks.

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NEW YORK - Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 shots in Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine black worshippers.

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NEW YORK - "Law & Order: SVU" star Mariska Hargitay says she hasn't been in touch with friend Linda Fairstein since the former "Central Park Five" prosecutor was dropped by her publisher, though the actress acknowledged Fairstein resigned from the board of a charity she founded.

NEW YORK - Charles Reich, the author and Ivy League academic whose "The Greening of America" blessed the counterculture of the 1960s and became a million-selling manifesto for a new and euphoric way of life, has died.

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LOS ANGELES - Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson didn't make a household name for himself by conforming to someone else's idea of who he should be, an approach he encouraged others to take while accepting a top honour at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.

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LOS ANGELES - The late Mexican-American singer and activist Jenni Rivera always dreamed of a biopic about her turbulent and inspirational life. Now, seven years after her untimely death, that dream is coming true.

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TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors' seasoned play-by-play announcer is winning widespread praise for calming a jittery crowd after gunfire broke out at a jammed Nathan Phillips Square, convincing fans to remain strong and "stay together."

Saxophonist Mats Gustafson will put on a solo performance Tuesday, June 25 in the pyramid at Summerhill winery as part of the 35th edition of the Alternator gallery's Skin and Bones experimental music series. Originally from Sweden and now living in Austria, Gustafson is known for his intens…

Bruce Springsteen’s new studio release “Western Stars” breaks fresh ground for the veteran rocker, who turns his back not only on the blistering sound of the E Street Band but also abandons the haunting acoustic moods pioneered on “Nebraska” and fine-tuned on later solo efforts.

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Would any fictional gadget be more coveted by Hollywood executives than the memory-erasing “Men in Black” neuralyzer?

The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2019 in Los Angeles — E3 — has come and gone for another year, so let’s talk about what games have been revealed and what gamers can anticipate in the upcoming months.

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NEW YORK - Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and '80s as a designer jeans pioneer, died Monday at th…

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NEW YORK - Alan Brinkley, an influential historian and academic who traced the evolution of liberalism from the New Deal to the 21st century and was a popular commentator on culture and politics, has died at age 70.

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NEW YORK - A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling trilogy, is coming next year.