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NEW YORK (AP) — Barbra Streisand's new album of duets only includes male singers, but it wasn't a conscious effort to exclude females."Everyone we asked was ... busy," Streisand said. The performer almost scored one major diva: Beyonce."S ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ben McKenzie expects viewers to tune into the premiere episode of Fox's Batman prequel series, "Gotham," on Monday.The series has the name recognition, history and premise to peak curiosity, and "if that gets people to watch, ...more

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alt-J, "This Is All Yours" (Atlantic)The new album from alt-J isn't supposed to exist. Nobody, we're told, wants to hear this kind of stuff anymore. The album — and especially this artsy kind of album — is dead.Yet here is "This Is All Yo ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Soft-spoken A.C. Newman doesn't seem like a braggart. Yet he feels so strongly that his rock band, the New Pornographers, has just made its best work that a simple good review won't do."I haven't seen any negative reviews," Newma ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 60 years after his death, we still have not heard the last from H.L. Mencken.Next week, the Library of America will publish "The Days Trilogy," a bound and expanded edition of three popular memoirs by the celebrated journa ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Walter Isaacson's group portrait of digital pioneers and cartoonist Roz Chast's illustrated memoir about her parents have made it to the nonfiction longlist for the National Book Awards.Isaacson's "The Innovators" and Chast's "Ca ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Thicke's attorney says the estate of Marvin Gaye exploited the singer's "moment of personal vulnerability" in an attempt to prove that the hit "Blurred Lines" was a ripoff of a Gaye hit.The estate sued Pharrell Williams ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Thicke's attorney says the estate of Marvin Gaye exploited the singer's "moment of personal vulnerability" in an attempt to prove that the hit "Blurred Lines" was a ripoff of a Gaye hit.The estate sued Pharrell Williams ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Two leading authorities on terrorism, Jessica Stern and J.M. Berger, are collaborating on a book about the Islamic State group.Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced Tuesday it will publish "ISIS: The State of Te ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix says filmmaker Judd Apatow co-created a new series that will take a frank, comic look at modern relationships.Netflix said Tuesday it has made a two-season commitment to the series, titled "Love." It will star Paul Rus ...more