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Everyone invited: 'Great Gatsby' copyright to end in 2021

For decades, Jay Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan and other characters from "The Great Gatsby" have been as real to millions of readers as people in their own lives, exemplars and victims of the American pursuit of wealth and status.
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April trial set for Cuba Gooding Jr. in bar groping case

NEW YORK -- Two women who have accused Cuba Gooding Jr. of sexual misconduct will be allowed to testify at his trial on charges that he groped three other women at Manhattan bars in 2018 and 2019, a judge ruled on Wednesday.
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A 'MeToo' moment: Harvey Weinstein trial set to open

NEW YORK -- Harvey Weinstein spawned the .MeToo movement. Now, the former film titan is starring in the biggest trial of its era -- a landmark moment in a global reckoning that has empowered women while shining a light on power dynamics in workplaces from Hollywood Boulevard to Main Street.
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Netflix snags 125,000 new Canadian subscribers as streaming competition heats up

Netflix recruited more Canadian subscribers in the final months of last year as it responded to an onslaught of new competition from Apple TV Plus and Disney Plus with an array of buzzworthy TV series and Oscar-calibre movies.
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Nipsey Hussle's legacy takes centre stage at Grammy Awards

NEW YORK -- Even before Nipsey Hussle laid down his first verse on "Higher," DJ Khaled predicted he had a Grammy-nominated hit on his hands.
At Khaled's home in Miami, the hip-hop stars had deep and personal conversations about topics outside of music -- family life, street life, entrepreneurship, future goals and more -- before recording the song.
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Harvey Weinstein trial set for opening statements

Harvey Weinstein arrived at court Wednesday to face the biggest trial of the #MeToo era, with opening statements soon to start in the rape case seen as a symbol of a global reckoning with sexual misconduct by powerful men.
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Lawyer says 'loving' emails' are key to Weinstein defence

NEW YORK -- Defence lawyers want to use a trove of intimate email correspondence between Harvey Weinstein and his accusers to try to convince a jury that any contact was consensual, one of the attorneys said Tuesday on the eve of opening statements in Weinstein's rape trial in New York City.
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This newly restored 15th-century lamb is worrying art lovers

"There are no words to express the result" was the beaming reaction of Belgium's Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage, after a 15th-century masterpiece -- painted over shortly after completion -- was restored to its former glory.
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Pamela Anderson marries film producer Jon Peters

MALIBU, CALIF. -- Pamela Anderson has married movie producer Jon Peters.
Anderson and Peters married Monday in a private ceremony in Malibu, California, a representative for Anderson said Tuesday.
It’s the fifth marriage for both the 52-year-old model-actress and the 74-year-old film producer, who recently reunited after first dating more than 30 years ago.
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Monty Python star Terry Jones dies aged 77

LONDON -- Terry Jones, a member of the Monty Python comedy troupe, has died at 77. He had been suffering from dementia.
Jones's agent says he died Tuesday evening. In a statement, his family said he died "after a long, extremely brave but always good humoured battle with a rare form of dementia, FTD.
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Ever since the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their exit from the royal family, the hot glare of the media they tried to escape in the U.K. has continued to burn brightly, even on Canada's west coast.
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Google Doodle celebrates Anna May Wong nearly 100 years after her first leading role

The woman with a wry smile in Wednesday's Google Doodle is considered to be the first Asian-American movie star -- and she still has something to teach Hollywood nearly a century after she broke into it.
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Crave bulks up on French programming with extensive selection of TV and films

TORONTO -- Bell Media's Crave platform is expanding into the French-language Canadian market with a sprawling lineup of films and TV shows.
The country's largest homegrown streaming TV platform says it will officially become a bilingual service on Jan.
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