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Idris Elba marries model Sabrina Dhowre in Morocco

May 3, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Idris Elba, right, and Sabrina Dhowre arrive at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — British actor Idris Elba has married model Sabrina Dhowre in Morocco. Images featured by British Vogue on…

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A Satisfying “Endgame”

May 3, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: This image released by Disney shows, from left, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Karen Gillan, the character Rocket, voiced by Bradley Cooper, Paul Rudd and Scarlett Johansson in a scene from “Avengers: Endgame.”  (Disney/Marvel Studios via AP) With  ‘Avengers: Endgame’, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) ends one era, and…

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In celebration of their 100th anniversary, Hill Harper set to be the commencement speaker for Temple University College of Education

May 3, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Hill Harper, Esq. In celebration of their 100th Anniversary, Temple University College of Education is honored to announce that Hill Harper, Esq. will serve as the commencement speaker on Friday, May 10, 2019, 2 p.m. at McGonigle Hall, located at 1800 N. Broad Street.  The College of Education at Temple University, founded in…

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Filmmaker Ava DuVernay shares her favorite classic films

May 3, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: TCM Primetime host Ben Mankiewicz, left, and director Ava DuVernay who is bringing 17 of her favorite classic films to Turner Classic Movies’ “The Essentials” series. (Photo: Anne Marie Fox/TCM via AP) By Lindsey Bahr ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — To say filmmaker Ava DuVernay is a busy woman is an understatement, but…

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ obliterates records with $1.2B opening

May 2, 2019

By Jake Coyle NEW YORK (AP) — The universe belongs to Marvel. “Avengers: Endgame” shattered the record for biggest opening weekend with an estimated $350 million in ticket sales domestically and $1.2 billion globally, reaching a new pinnacle in the blockbuster era that the comic-book studio has come to dominate. The “Avengers” finale far exceeded…

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‘Boyz n the Hood’ director John Singleton dies at age 51

April 29, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) —Director John Singleton died Monday at the age of 51. The family for John Singleton said the Oscar-nominated filmmaker was taken off life support Monday after suffering a stroke almost two weeks ago. “It is with heavy hearts we announce that our beloved son, father and friend, John Daniel Singleton will be…

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Peabo Bryson hospitalized after mild heart attack

April 29, 2019

📷 Youtube screengrab/Sister Circle TV Live NEW YORK (AP) — A rep for Peabo Bryson says the R&B singer, known for hits such as “Beauty & the Beast” and “A Whole New World,” is hospitalized after suffering a “mild heart attack.” A statement released Monday says the double Grammy-winner was stricken Saturday morning and is…

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Report: Idris Elba marries model Sabrina Dhowre in Morocco

April 27, 2019

📷 Idris Elba with wife Sabrina Dhowre/Instagram LONDON (AP) — British actor Idris Elba has married model Sabrina Dhowre in Morocco. Images featured by British Vogue on Instagram showed the star of “Luther” sharing an embrace with Dhowre, a former Miss Vancouver. The magazine says the couple exchanged vows Friday at the Ksar Char Bagh…

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Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial postponed until September

April 26, 2019

📷 ABOVE PHOTO: Usher and Harvey Weinstein arrives to the Walk of Fame honors Usher on September 07, 2016 in Hollywood, CA. NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial, postponed until September, is now poised to end two years after a wave of women’s allegations against him sparked the #MeToo movement. A Manhattan…

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