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Miss Florida, Taylor Tyson, left, and Miss Wisconsin, Tianna Vanderhei, talk to the media after the first night of preliminary competition at the Miss America competition in Atlantic City, N.J., Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Tyson won the talent competition and Vanderhei won the onstage interview competition. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
September 06, 2018 - 5:06 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Signs appeared around Atlantic City Thursday criticizing Gretchen Carlson, the chairwoman of the Miss America Organization, as "so fake" and a bully hours before the second night of preliminary competition was to take place. Hung from traffic lights and glued to a utility...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Moonves is negotiating with independent directors of CBS’ board for a possible exit. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
September 06, 2018 - 3:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that CBS chief Les Moonves is negotiating with independent directors of CBS' board for a possible exit. CBS has appointed two law firms to investigate Moonves for sexual harassment allegations stemming from a July New Yorker article. CBS didn't...
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Miss Florida, Taylor Tyson, left, and Miss Wisconsin, Tianna Vanderhei, talk to the media after the first night of preliminary competition at the Miss America competition in Atlantic City, N.J., Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Tyson won the talent competition and Vanderhei won the onstage interview competition. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
September 05, 2018 - 10:02 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Contestants from Florida and Wisconsin scored the first preliminary wins in the post-swimsuit era of the Miss America pageant Wednesday night, and proclaimed a new day had arrived for a piece of Americana that's trying to reboot itself in a rapidly changing world. The...
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A large billboard stands on top of a Nike store showing former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick at Union Square, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in San Francisco. An endorsement deal between Nike and Colin Kaepernick prompted a flood of debate Tuesday as sports fans reacted to the apparel giant backing an athlete known mainly for starting a wave of protests among NFL players of police brutality, racial inequality and other social issues. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 05, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Nike has unveiled its first "Just Do It" ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, a spot scheduled to air during the NFL season opener Thursday night as well as during the U.S. Open tennis tournament and other major sporting events. The two-minute spot released Wednesday highlights superstar athletes...
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This combination photo shows Sacha Baron Cohen, left, at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. on March 4, 2018, and former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore at a news conference in Birmingham, Ala., on Nov. 16, 2017. Moore is suing comedian Sacha Baron Cohen for defamation after being pranked on Cohen’s television show, "Who is America?" The lawsuit filed Wednesday in Washington, D.C., accuses Cohen of smearing Moore's name and intentionally inflicting emotional distress. (AP Photo)
September 05, 2018 - 6:57 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Failed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Wednesday sued comedian Sacha Baron Cohen for defamation and emotional distress after being pranked on the actor's television show. The lawsuit appears to be the first actually filed by one of the string of politicians who were duped...
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Notre Dame's Jafar Armstrong (8) celebrates his 4-yard touchdown run with Brock Wright (89) in the first half of an NCAA football game against Michigan in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 05, 2018 - 6:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — TV viewers are idling away the final weeks of summer the way they started it: with reality programs. According to Nielsen ratings out Wednesday, half of last week's 20 most-watched programs were unscripted contests. The field was topped by two episodes of "America's Got Talent"...
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In this image taken from video by KDFW Fox 4 a man is detained after crashing his pickup truck into the side of the Fox affiliate television station building in downtown Dallas on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Despite the crash, nobody was hurt. (KDFW Fox 4 via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 1:39 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A man repeatedly rammed his pickup truck into the Fox television affiliate's building in downtown Dallas before police detained him on Wednesday, though authorities said they don't believe he was targeting the media. The man repeatedly crashed into the large windows near the entrance...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2018 file photo, Ronan Farrow attends Variety's Power of Women event in New York. NBC's news chairman has sent an exhaustive defense of the network's handling of Farrow's investigation of Harvey Weinstein to his staff members, saying any speculation that the disgraced Hollywood mogul had any role in the network's rejection of the story was baseless. NBC's decision not to air a story became an embarrassment, and returned to the news last week when Farrow's former producer publicly criticized the network. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
September 04, 2018 - 11:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on allegations between NBC and Ronan Farrow (all times local): 11:30 a.m. President Donald Trump is joining criticism of NBC News for passing last year on journalist Ronan Farrow's investigation into alleged sexual misconduct by Harvey Weinstein. The president tweeted...
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September 04, 2018 - 11:15 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An actor who was a regular on "The Cosby Show" said he's thankful for the support he has received since photos of him working at a grocery store showed up on news sites. Geoffrey Owens said Tuesday on ABC's "Good Morning America" that he did feel some people were trying to job...
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September 04, 2018 - 10:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ronan Farrow says NBC News Chairman Andy Lack's explanation of why the network wouldn't air his story alleging sexual misconduct by Harvey Weinstein contains several false and misleading statements. Farrow tweeted that it was NBC, not him, who urged him to take the story to The New...
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