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at 02:00 on September 02, 2015, EDT.

'Concussion' director defends film, says no compromises were made for NFL

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theatres, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy.


at 00:12 on September 02, 2015, EDT.

Country singers Loretta Lynn, Luke Bryan, Eric Church and Alabama receive ACM Honours

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Country star Luke Bryan may have one of the most popular albums in the country, but Loretta Lynn made his day when she gave him a kiss.


at 18:00 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Television producer David Hill, movie producer Reginald Hudlin announced for Oscars telecast

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says David Hill and Reginald Hudlin will produce the 88th Oscars telecast.


at 16:51 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

USOC endorses Los Angeles bid for 2024 Olympics, opening two-year pursuit of games

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time host of the global sports competition.


at 16:43 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Prosecutors: Former Jared Foundation chief to plead guilty to child exploitation, porn counts

INDIANAPOLIS - The former director of a foundation created by longtime Subway spokesman Jared Fogle has agreed to plead guilty to 12 counts of child exploitation and one count of child pornography, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.


at 15:55 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

From Johnny Depp to Netflix, 5 things to watch for at the 72nd Venice Film Festival

VENICE, Italy - It's a sure sign that summer's over and the awards season is around the corner - the feast of fall film festivals.


at 15:48 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Former TV judge Joe Brown released after serving 5-day jail sentence for contempt of court

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Former television judge Joe Brown has been released from jail after serving a five-day jail sentence for contempt of court.


at 15:19 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Judge orders graffiti artist Fairey to stand trial for illegally tagging buildings in Detroit

DETROIT - Graffiti artist Shepard Fairey was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on charges of illegally tagging buildings while in Detroit to complete a commissioned project.


at 14:18 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Bond author Anthony Horowitz apologizes for saying Idris Elba 'too street' to play 007

LONDON - The author of the new James Bond novel apologized on Tuesday after he said that British actor Idris Elba is "too street" to play 007.


at 14:55 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Candid Jeff Martin says his Tea Party has more global cred than Tragically Hip

TORONTO - After a quarter-century helming the Tea Party, it would seem that Jeff Martin has tossed any measure of false humility overboard.


at 14:23 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

By the Numbers: Comparing the careers of the Tea Party and Tragically Hip

In an interview with The Canadian Press, Jeff Martin compared the legacy of his band the Tea Party with that of the Tragically Hip. Below, a by-the-numbers breakdown of the two long-running Canadian rock bands:


at 14:01 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Zachary Levi replaces Josh Radnor in upcoming Broadway revival of 'She Loves Me'

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Zachary Levi is replacing Josh Radnor in the upcoming Broadway revival of "She Loves Me."


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