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New this week: ‘The Sea Beast’, early Elton John, ‘Maggie’

New this week: ‘The Sea Beast’, early Elton John, ‘Maggie’

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s coming on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE – Netflix “The Sea Beast” brings a “Moby Dick” -like tale down to child size. The undulating garden adventure, directed by “Big Hero 6” filmmaker Chris Williams, is about an orphaned British …

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Charlie Hill: Native American comedian honored with Google Doodle

Charlie Hill: Native American comedian honored with Google Doodle

When Hill was a young cartoonist in the 1970s, he refused to despise racist stereotypes of Native Americans. Rather, his material addressed bigotry against Indians throughout history, aiming at white viewers, forced expulsions of indigenous peoples, and even the harmful history of Christopher Columbus and the Plymouth Rock Pilgrim. In 1977, 26-year-old Hill appeared in …

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Marcos plays balance in the meeting with China’s FM

Marcos plays balance in the meeting with China’s FM

MANILA, Philippines (AP) – New Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. met on Wednesday with China’s top diplomat to take up protracted strife in the South China Sea as he waded into foreign policy dilemmas that include rivalry between the United States and China in the region. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, wearing a native Filipino …

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Carlos Santana suffered from heat exhaustion during a concert in Michigan

Carlos Santana suffered from heat exhaustion during a concert in Michigan

Santana was “taken over by heat exhaustion and dehydration,” according to a statement from his management team, which was posted on his official Facebook page. He performed at the Pine Knob Music Theater, an outdoor amphitheater in Clarkston, located about 40 miles outside of Detroit. Temperatures in Clarkston reached 90 degrees on Tuesday, almost 10 …

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Review: ‘Hatchet Island’ a mystery with constructed solution

Review: ‘Hatchet Island’ a mystery with constructed solution

This cover image released by Minotaur shows “Hatchet Island” by Paul Doiron. (Minotaur via AP) This cover image released by Minotaur shows “Hatchet Island” by Paul Doiron. (Minotaur via AP) “Hatchet Island” by Paul Doiron (Minotaur) Stacey Stevens’ old classmate, who now works in a bird sanctuary off the coast of Maine, is panicking. Lobster …

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Bette Midler and Macy Gray address setbacks over comments considered transphobic

Bette Midler and Macy Gray address setbacks over comments considered transphobic

Funds were criticized for tweeting, “WOMEN OF THE WORLD! We are being deprived of our rights over our bodies, our lives and even our name!” “They don’t call us’ women ‘anymore; they call us’ women giving birth’ or ‘menstruators, and even’ people with vaginas’!”, Reads her tweet. “Do not let them destroy you! All the …

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Barclays cuts the Netflix target and sees greater subscriber losses than expected

Barclays cuts the Netflix target and sees greater subscriber losses than expected

Netflix is ​​on track to report another weak quarter as rising competition results in a big hit for subscribers, Barclays said. For the second quarter, Barclays expects a loss of 2.8 million subscribers compared to Netflix’s expected loss of 2 million. Meanwhile, the latest credit card data from the bank suggests that US subscribers fell …

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Seoul’s spy agency accuses former bosses of NKorea

Seoul’s spy agency accuses former bosses of NKorea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korea’s espionage agency on Wednesday indicted two of its former directors for their handling of separate border incidents with North Korea in recent years, leading to criticism that Seoul’s former liberal government wrongfully mediated the North to improve relations. The National Intelligence Service accused former director Park Jie-won, who …

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Noel Gallagher slammed to mock wheelchair users at Glastonbury

Noel Gallagher slammed to mock wheelchair users at Glastonbury

Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher found himself in hot water over his comments about wheelchair users at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. The musician, 55, performed at the popular music extravaganza on June 25 and stayed behind to see others perform after his set, including British rapper Jamie T. Speaking on “The Matt Morgan Podcast,” Gallagher said …

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