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    Ventura won't see 'American Sniper'; says Kyle is no hero

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) "American Sniper" is tops at the box office but don't expect to see former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura lining up at a theater for it.Ventura, a former Navy SEAL, won $1.8 million in a defamation lawsuit last year against the...

    By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press|

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    Group's ad featuring 911 call grabs attention at Super Bowl

    No celebrities or NFL players facing the camera, saying "No more." This ad simply depicts a 911 call of a woman pretending to order a pizza while calling police with her attacker still in the house.The Super Bowl commercial by No More, the group...

    By Teresa M. Walker, AP Pro Football Writer|

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    Desert stars: Celebs converge on Phoenix for Super Bowl 49

    PHOENIX (AP) The desert is great for stargazing, and that will certainly be the case as the Super Bowl takes over Phoenix and its suburbs.Comedians Joel McHale and Kevin Hart will crack jokes for partygoers, newcomer Charli XCX will perform for...

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    Most Broadway theaters reopen Tuesday in New York City

    NEW YORK (AP) Most Broadway theaters reopened Tuesday, a day after a heavy snow wiped out shows in New York for one night.The Broadway League said all current plays and musicals will be open as scheduled on Tuesday with the exception of...

    By Mark Kennedy, AP Drama Writer|

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    Prosecutor: Gregg Allman filmmaker never given immunity

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) Prosecutors never promised immunity from criminal charges to a filmmaker indicted after a crew member was killed by a train while shooting a biographical movie about singer Gregg Allman, the district attorney said in a court...

    By Russ Bynum, Associated Press|

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    Spike Lee weighs in on Super Bowl, 'Deflategate'

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) Spike Lee says that when it comes to the National Football League's "Deflategate," ''where there's smoke, there's fire."The filmmaker a passionate New York sports fan spoke out about allegations the New England Patriots...

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    Griffith Park tops list of popular Los Angeles filming sites

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Griffith Park was the star among hundreds of movie and TV filming locations in the Los Angeles area last year.The city-owned park, covering 4,130 acres, finished ahead of the downtown Herald-Examiner building and the 6th Street...

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    Review: Something's missing from the deck in 'Wild Card'

    It becomes quickly clear in "Wild Card," the latest vehicle for the hunky, brooding British action star Jason Statham, that his character doesn't need a gun to maim or kill. Guns are for wimps. Statham can wreak havoc with virtually any sharp...

    By Jocelyn Noveck, AP National Writer|

  • Entertainment

    Prosecutor questions Lindsay Lohan's community service

    LOS ANGELES (AP) A judge set another hearing in Lindsay Lohan's reckless driving criminal case after a prosecutor questioned whether the actress had completed her community service in London.Santa Monica Chief Deputy City Attorney Terry White...

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    No bail for former music promoter in $300M fraud case

    MIAMI (AP) A judge has refused to grant bail for a former music promoter who produced shows for acts such as the Rolling Stones, Elton John and Aerosmith and was recently extradited from Brazil to face a $300 million criminal fraud case.U.S....

    By Curt Anderson, AP Legal Affairs Writer|

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