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Longtime 'SNL' announcer Don Pardo dies at 96
NEW YORK (AP) -- Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded "Saturday Night Live."...

Don Pardo: a link to TV's birth, says 'SNL' boss
NEW YORK (AP) -- Don Pardo was a timeless classic, and in selecting him as the announcer for the brand-new "Saturday Night Live," Lorne Michaels must have known it....

Trisha Yearwood re-emerges twice as busy
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Once intent on scaling back her career to focus on family, country singer Trisha Yearwood now finds herself with two - platinum-selling musician with a new album on the way and emerging kitchen mogul....

Singer Ray J denies crimes at Beverly Hills hotel
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Singer Ray J has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman at a Beverly Hills hotel bar and resisting arrest afterward....

Anna Nicole Smith's estate loses bid for millions
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- The estate of Anna Nicole Smith has failed in its final bid to obtain her late husband's money, seven years after the death of the Playboy model and reality TV star....

Fisher Stevens goes on a filmmaking 'Mission Blue'
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When Fisher Stevens approached prominent oceanographer Sylvia Earle about featuring both her life and her work in a documentary, she resisted the idea....

Review: 'Love Is Strange" is tender, meandering
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A gay couple who have been together for almost four decades are separated - at least physically - by factors beyond their control in "Love Is Strange," the latest tender and meandering exploration of human relationships from indie darling Ira Sachs ("Keep the Lights On," "Forty Shades of Blue")....

Somalia TV sales grow as many avoid public places
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Inside the small office, the line of sweating clients waiting to renew their satellite TV subscriptions keeps growing. Technicians crimp wires and test signal strength of boxes while others go to homes across the Somali capital to install new systems or fix faulty ones....

Peter Dinklage, Taylor Schilling to share NY stage
NEW YORK (AP) -- An off-Broadway production of Ivan Turgenev's "A Month in the Country" has attracted a star of "Game of Thrones" and another from behind bars....

'Canadian Idol' contestant acquitted on terrorism
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- A former "Canadian Idol" contestant was acquitted on Tuesday of conspiring to facilitate terrorism, with the judge finding insufficient evidence that he intended to join a plot....

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