Arts and entertainment

Special police is on guard on the opening day of the 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 11:02 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 5:00 p.m. The World Economic Forum can be a fairly sober event. But on the sidelines it's packed with interactive exhibits showcasing a particular trend or problem. One exhibit this year is a...
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FILE - In this May 3, 2008, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones drives in a run with a double in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, in Atlanta. When Chipper Jones took stock of all of the familiar names he's on the cusp of rejoining, he wondered if it might be time to expand the Baseball Hall of Fame. "We need to see if we can erect our own room in Cooperstown," he quipped, flashing that dry sense of humor he was known for during his playing days. All signs point to Jones becoming the latest member of those great Atlanta Braves teams of the 1990s and early 2000s to enter the Hall when the next group of inductees is revealed on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
January 22, 2018 - 3:24 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Chipper Jones took stock of all of the familiar names he's on the cusp of rejoining, he wondered if it might be time to expand the Baseball Hall of Fame. "We need to see if we can erect our own room in Cooperstown," Jones quipped, flashing that dry sense of humor he was known...
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This Jan. 6, 2018 photo shows police crime scene tape marking off the property belonging to Barry and Honey Sherman, who were found strangled inside their home on Dec. 15, 2017. Since that time, investigators have scoured the 12,000-square foot home, hauled away the couple's cars and even checked the sewers in one of Toronto's most exclusive neighborhoods for clues. But police haven't made any arrests, announced the search for any suspects or said practically anything publicly about the deaths of the drug company founder and his wife. (AP Photo/Rob Gillies)
January 22, 2018 - 12:04 am
TORONTO (AP) — There were no signs of forced entry on the cold December morning when a Canadian billionaire businessman and his wife were found dead inside their mansion, reportedly hanging from a railing at the edge of their indoor pool. Since that time, investigators have scoured the 12,000-...
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This Jan. 6, 2018 photo shows police crime scene tape marking off the property belonging to Barry and Honey Sherman, who were found strangled inside their home on Dec. 15, 2017. Since that time, investigators have scoured the 12,000-square foot home, hauled away the couple's cars and even checked the sewers in one of Toronto's most exclusive neighborhoods for clues. But police haven't made any arrests, announced the search for any suspects or said practically anything publicly about the deaths of the drug company founder and his wife. (AP Photo/Rob Gillies)
January 22, 2018 - 12:02 am
TORONTO (AP) — There were no signs of forced entry on the cold December morning when a Canadian billionaire businessman and his wife were found dead inside their mansion, reportedly hanging from a railing at the edge of their indoor pool. Since that time, investigators have scoured the 12,000-...
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A tourist helicopter circles the Statue of Liberty, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in New York. The statue is closed due to the government shutdown. President Donald Trump's budget director is holding out hope that feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress can reach a short-term spending agreement before the start of the workweek Monday, but he worries that the government shutdown could last for several more days if progress remains elusive. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 21, 2018 - 6:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. government shutdown amid a congressional dispute over spending and immigration has forced scores of federal agencies and outposts to close their doors and triggered furloughs for Air Force civilian employees but won't keep Lady Liberty shackled. The Statue of Liberty and...
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FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, file photo, from left, Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., listen as President Donald Trump speaks during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring former Senator Bob Dole on Capitol Hill in Washington. The funding feud, which led to a government shutdown at midnight Friday, Jan. 19, is the second time Trump has dived into a negotiation and come up short on a top priority. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 21, 2018 - 8:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — He wrote a book on the art of negotiation and was elected to office claiming he alone could end Washington gridlock, but President Donald Trump's latest attempt to broker a big, bipartisan deal has turned into a big mess. The failure to find consensus on immigration and spending...
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A United States Park Police officer post a sign informing of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island closing at an entrance to the ferry, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in New York. The National Park Service announced that the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island would be closed Saturday "due to a lapse in appropriations." Late Friday, the Senate failed to approve legislation to keep the government from shutting down after the midnight deadline. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 21, 2018 - 4:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Symbols of American promise have turned into emblems of American dysfunction amid a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration that has forced scores of federal agencies and outposts to close their doors. The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island have turned away visitors in...
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North Korean Hyon Song Wol, head of North Korea's art troupe, arrives at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. The head of a hugely popular girl band arrived in South Korea on Sunday across the rivals’ heavily fortified border to check preparations for a Northern art troupe she also leads during next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea. (Han Jong-chan/Yonhap via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 1:33 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday to check preparations for rare performances by an art troupe she also leads during next month's Winter Olympics. Appearing live on South Korean television,...
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Protestors participate in a Women's March highlighting demands for equal rights and equality for women, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Cincinnati. On the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, people participating in rallies and marches in the U.S. and around the world Saturday denounced his views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights, women's rights and more. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
January 20, 2018 - 10:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT rights and women's rights on Saturday, the anniversary of his inauguration. People marched in Casper, Wyoming, and...
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North Korean Hyon Song Wol, head of North Korea's art troupe, arrives at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. The head of a hugely popular girl band arrived in South Korea on Sunday across the rivals’ heavily fortified border to check preparations for a Northern art troupe she also leads during next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea. (Han Jong-chan/Yonhap via AP)
January 20, 2018 - 10:16 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday to check preparations for rare performances by an art troupe she also leads during next month's Winter Olympics. Appearing live on South Korean television,...
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