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Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from 'Austin Powers' films, has died
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Verne Troyer, who played Dr. Evil's small, silent sidekick "Mini-Me" in the "Austin Powers" movie franchise, has died. He was 49....

Natalie Portman addresses snub of 'Jewish Nobel,' backlash
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Actress Natalie Portman has snubbed a prestigious prize known as the "Jewish Nobel," saying she did not want her attendance to be seen as an endorsement of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....

Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Now it's President Donald Trump's turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive....

Library of Congress brings America to life in LA photo show
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- If a picture tells a thousand words, the Library of Congress is bringing 440,000 of them to Los Angeles with a free-wheeling photo exhibition that seeks to define America's zeitgeist in a way people have never seen....

Record Store Day: Vinyl, CDs outsell digital music
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Music lovers are paying homage to their local record stores....

Investigation says Prince was isolated, addicted and in pain
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- After Prince had to be revived from a drug overdose a week before his death, one friend told the musical superstar that he needed to stop taking painkillers. But Prince said he couldn't - his hands hurt so much that if he quit, he'd have to stop performing....

Roberta Flack leaves Harlem awards show after feeling ill
NEW YORK (AP) -- Singer-songwriter Roberta Flack was under observation at a Manhattan hospital Saturday after suddenly feeling ill before her appearance at Harlem's Apollo Theater....

AP PHOTOS: Prince file shows extravagant but isolated life
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The end of a two-year investigation into Prince's 2016 drug overdose death was the trigger to release materials compiled by sheriff's detectives, ranging from hundreds of pages of interviews, search warrants and reports to more than 1,000 photos and videos....

Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, dies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28....

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