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WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond the slick, Hollywood-style cinematics, the Islamic State is targeting Western recruits with videos suggesting they, too, can be heroes like Bruce Willis' character in "Die Hard."

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis heads to Myanmar and Bangladesh with the international community excoriating the crackdown on Rohingya Muslims as "ethnic cleansing" but his own church resisting the label and defending Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi as the only hope for democracy.

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PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University is revoking an award bestowed on journalist Charlie Rose, who was fired this week by CBS News and PBS in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women.

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The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the "vocalese" singing style in which words were added to instrumental songs, has died.

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  • By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — George Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died at age 98.

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  • By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer

Words matter. That's one of the key messages of "Darkest Hour," in which Gary Oldman embodies — fiercely and memorably — the legendary Winston Churchill, who rallied his country with soaring oratory when Britain's very survival was at stake.

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  • By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Some great Grammy Award moments — like Pink's stunning, acrobatic performance in 2010 or the high-energy pairing of Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar in 2014 — were dreamed up by its longtime producer, Ken Ehrlich.

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  • By SIGAL RATNER-ARIAS Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Like the character he plays in the film "Coco," Anthony Gonzalez has always wanted to be an artist. But unlike the role he plays, the young actor has been lucky to have the full support of his Mexican family.

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's hometown tabloids have nearly identical front cover headlines to report his endorsement of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. They say, "I'm With Perv" and I'm With the Perv!"

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  • By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The consequences came swiftly after the allegations emerged against Charlie Rose. Within hours, the veteran news host was suspended by CBS and his PBS interview show was pulled off the air. The next day, he was fired.

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  • By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — A year after "Moonlight" stormed awards season and went on to win best picture at the Academy Awards, another tender coming-of-age tale about a gay young man is poised to be a major Oscar contender.