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    NEW YORK -- Maggie Gyllenhaal's Elena Ferrante adaptation "The Lost Daughter" won four Gotham Awards including best feature film at the 31st Gotham Awards, the annual New York independent film celebration that serves as a boozy kickoff to Oscar season. Source
  • Home of Marilyn Manson searched in abuse investigation

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    LOS ANGELES -- Authorities searched the home of rocker Marilyn Manson on Monday after allegations of physical and sexual abuse by several women. Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Eva Jimenez said a search warrant was served on the home of Manson, whose legal name is Brian Hugh Warner. Source
  • Dallas Smith named entertainer of the year, takes three trophies at CCMA Awards

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    LONDON, ONT. -- Dallas Smith was the big winner at the Canadian Country Music Association award show Monday night, nabbing three trophies including entertainer of the year at a splashy live-streamed event in front of thousands of in-person spectators. Source
  • 'Vaccine' is Merriam-Webster's 2021 word of the year

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    With an expanded definition to reflect the times, Merriam-Webster has declared an omnipresent truth as its 2021 word of the year: "vaccine." "This was a word that was extremely high in our data every single day in 2021," Peter Sokolowski, the dictionary's editor-at-large, told The Associated Press ahead of Monday's announcement. Source
  • Bill Cosby prosecutors take case to U.S. high court

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    PHILADELPHIA -- Prosecutors asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the ruling that overturned Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction, arguing in a petition Monday that a dangerous precedent could be set if press releases are treated as immunity agreements. Source
  • Cosby prosecutors urge U.S. Supreme Court to restore conviction

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    PHILADELPHIA -- Prosecutors urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction, complaining in a petition released Monday the verdict was thrown out over a questionable agreement that the comic claimed gave him lifetime immunity. Source
  • Jussie Smollett lawyer tells court he's 'a real victim' of racist and homophobic attack

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    Jussie Smollett "is a real victim" of a "real crime," his lawyer told jurors on Monday at the start of the former Empire actor's trial, despite prosecutors' claim that he staged a homophobic and racist attack in Chicago. Defence lawyer Nenye Uche said two brothers attacked Smollett in January 2019 because they didn't like him, and that a cheque the actor paid the men was for training so he could prepare for an upcoming music video. Source
  • 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' overloaded ticket sites. That's good news for theatres

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    Tickets for "Spider-Man: No Way Home" overloaded ticket sites Monday. That's great news for the box office. Fans complained on social media Monday that ticket sites such as AMC were backed up. Source
  • Bryan Adams unveils Pirelli calendar from COVID quarantine

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    MILAN -- Bryan Adams took a break Monday from his coronavirus quarantine in Milan to virtually unveil the 2022 Pirelli Calendar that he shot featuring fellow musicians including Iggy Pop, Cher and Jennifer Hudson. Adams tested positive for the virus on Thursday after arriving in Milan for events surrounding the release of the famed Pirelli calendar after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Source
  • Famed Australian Indigenous actor David Gulpilil dies at 68

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    CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA -- Australia's most acclaimed Indigenous actor, David Gulpilil, has died of lung cancer, a government leader said on Monday. He was 68 years old. Gulpilil found his widest audiences with his roles in the 1986 hit film "Crocodile Dundee" and in director Baz Luhrmann's 2008 epic "Australia" in a career that spanned five decades. Source