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David Letterman, celebrated late-night TV host, receives U.S. humor prize10/23/2017 7:01:12 AMWASHINGTON - David Letterman, a pioneering entertainer who was the longest-running host of late-night TV in U.S. history, was honored on Sunday for his contributions to American culture.Justin Timberlake to headline Super Bowl halftime show10/23/2017 4:36:20 AM - Grammy Award-winning pop singer Justin Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl halftime show in February, 14 years after a "wardrobe malfunction" overshadowed his last gig at the championship game, the NFL said on Sunday.Graffiti set design adds punch to Cuba theater festival10/23/2017 4:38:26 AMHAVANA - A play parodying the lengths some Cubans will go to in order to earn a few tourist dollars set against the backdrop of socially critical graffiti is adding punch to Havana’s annual theater festival.NBA: Singer takes knee during performance of national anthem at Nets game10/21/2017 4:47:46 AM - Singer Justine Skye dropped to a knee toward the end of her rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner prior to the Brooklyn Nets home opener against the Orlando Magic on Friday.Box Office: Tyler Perry's 'Boo 2!' Tops Downbeat Weekend With $21.7 Million10/22/2017 8:19:33 PMLOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Tyler Perry has prevented a disaster at the box office with the opening of Lionsgate's comedy sequel "Boo 2! A Madea Halloween" scaring up a solid $21.7 million at 2,388 North American locations.Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to obstruction charge in July arrest10/20/2017 5:35:49 AMLOS ANGELES - Actor Shia LaBeouf pleaded guilty in a Georgia court on Thursday to one count of obstruction and was sentenced to community service and a year of probation following his July arrest on charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct.France gets serious over sexual harassment after Weinstein scandal: minister10/20/2017 10:36:19 PMPARIS - The Harvey Weinstein scandal is forcing a rethink of attitudes toward sexual harassment in France, a country that cherishes its self-image as the land of seduction and romance, said the minister tasked with cracking down on violence against women.Los Angeles police investigating Harvey Weinstein in 2013 sexual assault allegation10/20/2017 1:42:33 AMLOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Police Department said on Thursday that it is investigating a 2013 sexual assault allegation against movie producer Harvey Weinstein.U.S. appeals court rejects Cosby accuser's bid to revive defamation suit10/19/2017 4:04:41 PMBOSTON - A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a bid to revive a defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby by an actress who said the entertainer raped her in 1974 and then called her a liar after she made her accusations public in a newspaper interview.Founder of Canadian 'Just for Laughs' comedy festival quits amid abuse allegations10/19/2017 11:24:19 PMMONTREAL - The founder of Canada's comedy festival 'Just for Laughs', which draws celebrities including Trevor Noah, Sarah Silverman and Jerry Seinfeld, has resigned from his own company in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment.