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    Chris Evans is feeling the pressure with directorial debut

    LOS ANGELES (AP) What's got Captain America quaking in his boots?Actor Chris Evans, known for playing the iconic Marvel superhero, is making his directorial debut with the indie film "Before We Go" and the stakes have never felt higher."I feel...

    By Nicole Evatt, Associated Press|

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    Quinn: Netflix, trying to be hero, can't win here

    Netflix has been under fire for the past month over its headline-grabbing parental leave policy of giving its workers a year's paid time off when they have a new child.

    By Michelle Quinn mquinn@mercurynews.com|

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    Quinn: Netflix, trying to be hero, can't win here

    Netflix has been under fire for the past month over its headline-grabbing parental leave policy of giving its workers a year's paid time off when they have a new child.

    By Michelle Quinn mquinn@mercurynews.com|

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    Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz

    NEW YORK (AP) The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force" behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film.The massive marketing blitz, which...

    By Bree Fowler And Ryan Nakashima, AP Technology Writers|

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    Review: 'Transporter' a cinematic bumpy ride

    LOS ANGELES (AP) If nothing else, this reboot of the Transporter franchise should do wonders for Audi sales, not to mention car safety. Every passenger who sets foot in the tricked-out, gleaming German automobile driven by the titular character...

    By Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter|

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    Afroman fined, ordered to get counseling for punching fan

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) Rap artist Afroman was given a suspended six-month jail sentence Thursday, fined $330 and ordered to undergo anger management and impulse behavior counseling for punching a woman who jumped on a stage during a concert earlier...

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    The Latest: Falcons owner says Goodell protecting rights

    NEW YORK (AP) The latest on a federal judge's decision to overturn the NFL's four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in the "Deflategate" scandal (all times Eastern):7:35 p.m.Tom Brady is not in uniform for the New...

    By Larry Neumeister And Tom Hays, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Quinn: Netflix, trying to be hero, can't win here

    Netflix has been under fire for the past month over its headline-grabbing parental leave policy of giving its workers a year's paid time off when they have a new child.

    By Michelle Quinn mquinn@mercurynews.com|

  • Entertainment

    Apple, Google bring smartphone functions to car dashboards

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars get updated with software that integrates smartphones into the dashboard.With the 2016 model year, Apple's CarPlay and...

    By Ryan Nakashima, AP Business Writer|

  • Entertainment

    Quinn: Netflix can't win for losing

    Netflix has been under fire for the past month over its headline-grabbing parental leave policy of giving its workers a year's paid time off when they have a new child.

    By Michelle Quinn mquinn@mercurynews.com|

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