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Gaga raises $35M for virus fight, curates all-star TV event

NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga and advocacy organization Global Citizen have raised $35 million to fight the coronavirus and will launch a TV special featuring Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish to combat the growing virus. Gaga said on Monday that the money was raised in seven days and will benefit The World…

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What Now? Facing Life Without the Entertainment World

NEW YORK (AP) — Overheard as the entertainment world stalled in response to the coronavirus outbreak: “What are we gonna do now, read books?” That’s exactly what Pamela Milam will be doing, and lots of them. Milam is a selection reader for the Women’s National Book Association, a nonprofit established in 1917 to support, well,…

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Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Dies at 77

NEW YORK, N.Y. (FNN SPORTS) – David Stern was the National Basketball Association (NBA) Commissioner from 1984-2014, turning the NBA into an international powerhouse. During his tenure, he witnessed the likes of Bird-Johnson match-ups in the 1980s; the rise of a young phenom in Michael Jordan who eventually led the Chicago Bills to 6 NBA…

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Chris Brown, Migos, DaBaby to perform during Super Bowl week

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Brown, Migos and DaBaby are the latest stars slated to perform during Super Bowl week in Miami. VEW Live! announced Tuesday that the acts will join Card B as headliners for the inaugural VEWTOPIA Music Festival, which takes place Jan.31-Feb.1 at Marlins Park. Others slated to perform during the two-day…

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Bloomberg: His news reporters need to accept restrictions

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg says employees at his news organization need to accept restrictions with their paycheck, including the ban on investigating their boss. Bloomberg, billionaire founder of Bloomberg News, was asked in a CBS News interview about rules put in place when he announced his candidacy: The organization’s reporters…

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Lincoln Center in New York City to honor Spike Lee in April

NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee will receive Film at Lincoln Center’s 46th Chaplin Award. Lincoln Center announced Thursday that the 62-year-old filmmaker will be honored in its annual fundraising gala on April 27. For its 50th anniversary last year, Lincoln Center skipped a Chaplin Award honoree and instead hosted a special gala that featured…

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