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NYC judge rejects Trump family effort to halt tell-all book

NYC judge rejects Trump family effort to halt tell-all book

WASHINGTON — A New York City judge has dismissed a claim by Donald Trump’s brother that sought to halt the publication of a tell-all book by the president’s niece.
Disney changing Splash Mountain, ride tied to Jim Crow film

Disney changing Splash Mountain, ride tied to Jim Crow film

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Bialik and Batman: Actor teams up with DC for science book

Bialik and Batman: Actor teams up with DC for science book

NEW YORK — “The Big Bang Theory” actor Mayim Bialik is teaming with DC Entertainment on a project that joins superhero power to the power of science.
The Dixie Chicks officially change their name to The Chicks

The Dixie Chicks officially change their name to The Chicks

NASHVILLE — Grammy-winning country group The Dixie Chicks have dropped the word Dixie from their name, now going by The Chicks.
Pakistan to ground 150 pilots for cheating to get licenses

Pakistan to ground 150 pilots for cheating to get licenses

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s state-run airline said Thursday it will ground 150 pilots, accusing them of obtaining licenses by having others take exams for them, an accusation that followed a probe into last month’s crash that killed 97 people in Karachi.
‘Antebellum’ brings racial justice call to reopened theatres

‘Antebellum’ brings racial justice call to reopened theatres

NEW YORK — Back in March, filmmakers Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz gathered their artist friends and a few journalists at Manhattan’s members-only social club, Soho House, for a screening of their first feature-length project, “Antebellum.

Swimmer caught on video grabbing shark at Delaware beach

LEWES, Del. — A swimmer in Delaware was caught on camera prying a shark’s mouth open with his hands this weekend in an effort to free it from a fishing hook. The video shows the man grabbing onto the shark at a beach in Cape Henlopen State Park.
Unilever to drop terms like 'whitening' from beauty products

Unilever to drop terms like 'whitening' from beauty products

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Consumer products giant Unilever said Thursday it is aiming for a “more inclusive vision of beauty” in its skin care products and will remove words such as “fair,” “whitening” and “lightening” from its products, a move that c
Tabloid's lawyers seek to get Johnny Depp lawsuit thrown out

Tabloid's lawyers seek to get Johnny Depp lawsuit thrown out

LONDON — Lawyers for British tabloid The Sun urged a U.K. judge on Thursday to throw out Johnny Depp’s libel claim against the paper because the film star allegedly failed to disclose evidence relating to his drug use.
US GDP fell at 5.0% rate in Q1; worse is likely on the way

US GDP fell at 5.0% rate in Q1; worse is likely on the way

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy shrank at a 5.0% rate in the first quarter with a much worse decline expected in the current three-month economic period, which will show what happened when the pandemic began spread across the U.S.