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Reaction to the death of actor Bill Paxton

LOS ANGELES — Reaction to the death of film and TV actor Bill Paxton, of "Titanic," ''Aliens," ''The Terminator," ''Apollo 13" and the HBO series "Big Love" fame: ___ "Bill Paxton was, simply, a wonderful man. A wonderful man... Hanx.
Family representative: 'Titanic' actor Bill Paxton has died

Family representative: 'Titanic' actor Bill Paxton has died

LOS ANGELES — Bill Paxton, the prolific and charismatic actor whose many memorable roles included an astronaut in "Apollo 13" and a treasure hunter in "Titanic," has died from complications due to surgery. He was 61.
Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' scares up big $30.5 million debut

Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' scares up big $30.5 million debut

LOS ANGELES — Comedian Jordan Peele's directorial debut "Get Out" has made a splash atop the box office in its opening weekend. Studio estimates Sunday show the thriller earned $30.5 million to take first place.
Aide: Trump not elected to spend time with reporters, celebs

Aide: Trump not elected to spend time with reporters, celebs

WASHINGTON — The White House says that when President Donald Trump skips the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, expect him to spend that Saturday night in April "focused on what he can to do to help better America.
A cadre of casually clad stars come through Oscar rehearsals

A cadre of casually clad stars come through Oscar rehearsals

LOS ANGELES — Dwayne Johnson posed for a solo pic on the Dolby Theatre stage. Taraji P. Henson pretended to run off with the wooden prop Oscar.
Muhammad Ali's son asked, 'Are you Muslim?' by border agents

Muhammad Ali's son asked, 'Are you Muslim?' by border agents

Muhammad Ali's son, who bears the boxing great's name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to unconstitutional profiling, a family friend said Saturday. Ali Jr.
'Hillary's America,' 'Batman v Superman' top Razzies

'Hillary's America,' 'Batman v Superman' top Razzies

LOS ANGELES — Neither Batman nor Dinesh D'Souza could finagle their way out of a Razzie.
Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor' has heads scratching

Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor' has heads scratching

NEW YORK — A trans-Atlantic wave of puzzlement is rippling across Sweden for the second time in a week, after a prominent Fox News program featured a "Swedish defence and national security advisor" who's unknown to the country's military and foreign-
'Kim's Convenience' wins two prizes from Canada's performers union, ACTRA

'Kim's Convenience' wins two prizes from Canada's performers union, ACTRA

TORONTO — The CBC-TV comedy series "Kim's Convenience" won major awards from Canada's performers union on Saturday.
'Moonlight' sweeps Spirit Awards; Affleck wins best actor

'Moonlight' sweeps Spirit Awards; Affleck wins best actor

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Sunday might be dominated by "La La Land," but Saturday belonged to "Moonlight." Barry Jenkins' luminous coming-of-age tale swept Saturday's Film Independent Spirit Awards, taking home six awards including best feature.