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  • Russian bailiffs show up at US broadcaster's office

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian court bailiffs showed up Friday at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's Moscow bureau to notify it about the launch of enforcement proceedings over unpaid fines as part of mounting pressure on the U.S.-funded broadcaster.
  • Records: Police paid for hotel for brothers in Smollett case

    Chicago police provided a six-night hotel stay with separate rooms and 24-hour security to two brothers who said they were paid by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett to stage a racist, anti-gay attack on him, according to investigative reports released Wednesday to several media outlets.
  • 5 of the biggest takeaways from Comic-Con 2018

    LOS ANGELES - San Diego Comic-Con 2018 ended Sunday as workers stripped the branding off the buildings, windows, buses, elevators, escalators and every other square inch of open space in the city's Gaslamp District. Weary attendees squeezed in one last thing before heading home with bags of merchandise, sore feet, some sunburns and fewer dollars in their bank accounts.
  • A Comic-Con without Marvel, HBO gives others a chance to pop

    SAN DIEGO - Comic-Con fans know one thing to be true: Where there is fun, there's usually a line that precedes it. And hours before the annual pop culture convention officially kicked off Wednesday night in San Diego, there were lines everywhere — to get onto the convention floor to buy merchandise at the stroke of 6 p.m.
  • US sets new record for censoring, withholding gov't files

    WASHINGTON - The federal government censored, withheld or said it couldn't find records sought by citizens, journalists and others more often last year than at any point in the past decade, according to an Associated Press analysis of new data.
  • The Latest: Guest next to Vegas gunman's room 'shaken'

    LAS VEGAS - The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):
  • Final goodbye: Roll call of some of those who died in 2016

    Death claimed transcendent political figures in 2016, including Cuba's revolutionary leader and Thailand's longtime king, but also took away royals of a different sort: kings of pop music, from Prince and David Bowie to George Michael.
  • The Latest: Jay Z, JLo, others to hold concerts for Clinton

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):
  • New leadership for Politico's influential Playbook

    NEW YORK - The website Politico appointed two reporters on Monday to replace Mike Allen at Playbook, which rapidly grew from a morning email to his bosses into a must-read newsletter for Washington power players and those who want to eavesdrop on their conversations.
  • Stephen Colbert, unmasked, to play himself hosting 'The Late Show' - and he feels liberated

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Stephen Colbert is about to turn a corner in his career: onto Broadway at 54th Street.

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