T.I. performs during the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta.

T.I. for office? The rapper talks Tupac Shakur, activism

Rapper T.I. has no plans to ever run for public office, but he said he wants to make a difference in underserved communities through activism and music.

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This image released by DreamWorks Animation shows characters Tim, voiced by Miles Bakshi, left, and Boss Baby, voiced by Alec Baldwin in a scene from the animated film,

Box Office Top 20: 'The Boss Baby' squashes 'Smurfs 3'

"The Boss Baby" continued to dominate the box office in its second weekend in theaters, adding $26.4 million to take the top spot.

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In this April 6, 2017 photo, Argentina's Abel Pintos performs during a concert at the Lunario of the National Auditorium in Mexico City. Pinto debuted in Mexican stages with this concert.

Singer Abel Pintos reflects on his 11th album, '11'

Argentine musician Abel Pintos says he found his calling as a child.

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Dwayne Johnson attends the world premiere of Universal Pictures'

'Fate of the Furious' cast say Johnson/Diesel feud overblown

 "The Fast and the Furious" franchise has seen its share of drama outside of the films, but rumored infighting between the series' biggest stars, Vin Diesel and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, is uncharted territory for the long-running series.

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British actor Tim Pigott-Smith at Buckingham Palace in London after receiving his OBE award.

'Jewel in the Crown' actor Tim Pigott-Smith dies at 70

Tim Pigott-Smith, a versatile British actor who recently played Prince Charles on stage and screen, has died at the age of 70.

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In this image released by Fox, Morocco Omari appears in a scene from

'Empire' actor Morocco Omari charged with domestic battery

An actor on the television show "Empire" has been arrested on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge in Chicago.

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Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, model Kendall Jenner has makeup applied backstage before the Michael Kors Spring 2017 collection is modeled during Fashion Week, in New York.

Pepsi pulls widely mocked ad featuring Kendall Jenner

Pepsi on Wednesday pulled an ad after it was widely mocked and criticized for appearing to trivialize protests for social justice causes.

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 John Cena, left, and Nikki Bella arrive at the Kids' Choice Awards at the Galen Center in Los Angeles.

John Cena played coy on WrestleMania proposal plans

John Cena says only one other person knew about his plan to pop the question to fellow WWE wrestler Nikki Bella at Sunday night's WrestleMania.

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 In this April 13, 2016 file photo, Stephen Belafonte, left, and his wife Melanie Brown arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of

Mel B accuses estranged husband of abuse in court filings

Singer Mel B has won a temporary restraining order and sole custody of her youngest daughter after she claimed her estranged husband subjected her to years of abuse.

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Seiuli Dwayne Johnson- The Chocolate Handsome Samoan.

Seiuli Dwayne Johnson - The Chocolate Handsome Samoan

Seuli Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was named “The Sexiest Man” last year. Today, “The Rock” has been given another title. 

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Illuminated performers pose onstage at the start of 20th Century Fox's presentation at CinemaCon 2017 at Caesars Palace on Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Las Vegas.

Jennifer Lawrence is a sultry ballerina spy in 'Red Sparrow'

Jennifer Lawrence is a Russian ballerina turned seductive spy in "Red Sparrow"

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Left to right, Charlize Theron, Kurt Russell, Chris Bridges, Tyrese Gibson and Vin Diesel, cast members in the upcoming film

First reactions from 'The Fate of the Furious' screening

"The Fate of the Furious" is in, and it's good according to first reactions to the upcoming film.

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Dwayne Johnson, a cast member in the upcoming film

Johnson says 'Baywatch' is summer's 'sexiest, funniest' pic

Star Dwayne Johnson told the audience of theater owners and exhibitors that their movie is going to be the craziest, sexiest, funniest R-rated comedy of the summer.

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Bill Cosby arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.

Cosby lawyers ask to exclude testimony on other women, pills

Bill Cosby's lawyers don't want jurors at his suburban Philadelphia sexual-assault trial to hear he gave women quaaludes, money or educational funds.

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This image released by Disney shows Dan Stevens as The Beast, left, and Emma Watson as Belle in a live-action adaptation of the animated classic

'Beauty and the Beast' dances off with top box-office spot

Not all reboots are created equal.

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This Sept. 2, 2005 file photo shows best-selling author Vince Flynn in the library of his Edina, Minn. home.

Movie of Vince Flynn's 'American Assassin' to debut Sept. 15

The late Minnesota author Vince Flynn's counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp is coming to the big screen in September.

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actor Colin Farrell, left, appears during a portrait session, on May 9, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif., and Lt. Col. Oliver North appears before a congressional committee holding hearings on the Iran-Contra affair on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Colin Farrell tapped to play Oliver North for Amazon

Colin Farrell is slated to star as Oliver North in a limited series from Amazon.

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This image released by Disney shows Dan Stevens as The Beast in a live-action adaptation of the animated classic

'Beauty and the Beast' roars with monstrous $170M debut

Disney's live-action "Beauty" was a beast at the box office, opening with an estimated $170 million in North American ticket sales and setting a new high mark for family movies.

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 In this Saturday, March 28, 2009 file photo, American guitarist, singer and songwriter Chuck Berry performs during the

Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

Chuck Berry, rock 'n' roll's founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music's joy and rebellion in such classics as "Johnny B. Goode," ''Sweet Little Sixteen" and "Roll Over Beethoven," died Saturday at his home west of St. Louis. He was 90.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau chats with his wife, Sophie Gregoire.

Canadian prime minister, Ivanka Trump catch Broadway musical

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — along with first daughter Ivanka Trump as a guest — welcomed a new Broadway musical that celebrates Canadian compassion and openness to international travelers following the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Lav Diaz, director of 'Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis' addresses the audience after receiving the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for a feature film that opens new perspectives.

Migrant island documentary "Fire at Sea" wins at Berlin fest

BERLIN (AP) — "Fire at Sea," a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa — many migrants' first destination on risky journeys toward safety and a better life in Europe


Bill Cosby enters the Montgomery County Courthouse for a court appearance in Norristown, Pa.

Cosby loses appeal; case appears headed to evidence hearing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's criminal sexual-assault case appears to be headed toward an evidence hearing after a judge denied his latest effort to throw the charges out.


Ex-ABBA members make rare joint appearance at grand opening

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The four former members of iconic Swedish pop group ABBA have made a rare joint appearance for the opening of a Stockholm restaurant inspired by the "Mamma Mia!" musical.

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