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Judge in Colorado theater shooting case won't move trial
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case has denied defense attorneys' longstanding request to move the trial to another county.
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

FILE - This Sept. 15, 2012 file photo released by Point Foundation shows Robin Thicke performing at "Voices On Point" Concert & Gala in Los Angeles. Thisck's “Blurred Lines," featuring T.I. & Pharrell was the top selling song on iTunes for the week ending June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Point Foundation, Colin Young-Wolff)iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending November 3, 2014:


The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store
App Store Official Charts for the week ending November 3, 2014:
Grace Lee Whitney, who appeared in 'Star Trek' series, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series, has died. She was 85.
James Taylor debuts song about Red Sox-Yankees at Fenway

Musician James Taylor throws out the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees in Boston, Sunday, May 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)BOSTON (AP) — James Taylor inherited his love for the Boston Red Sox from his father and grandmother, and his newest song follows his fandom through three generations from the sale of Babe Ruth to the team's cathartic 2004 World Series title.


New Orleans wraps up Jazz Fest with raucous performances

Trombone Shorty reacts to the crowd as he closes out the final set of the 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Sunday, May 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Raucous performances by New Orleans hometown hero Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, rocker Lenny Kravitz and rising country star Kacey Musgraves closed out the 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Sunday.


Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, connects with a right to the head of Manny Pacquiao, from the Philippines, during their welterweight title fight on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)NEW YORK (AP) — For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies.


'Avengers' sequel is second biggest US opener of all time

This photo provided by Disney/Marvel shows from left, Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill, Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America, Don Cheadle as James "Rhodey" Rhodes/War Machine, Claudia Kim as Dr. Cho, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man, Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton/Hawkeye, Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner/Hulk, and Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, in a scene from the new film, "Avengers: Age Of Ultron.” “Avengers: Age of Ultron” debuted with a Hulk-sized $27.6 million in Thursday night showings, well above the pace of the first “Avengers” film. Disney said Friday that the opening night haul of “Age of Ultron” easily surpassed the $18.7 million first night opening of “The Avengers” in 2012. (Film Frame/Disney/Marvel via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all time according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.


What to see on closing day of New Orleans' Jazz Fest
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wraps up its last of seven days of music, food and culture on Sunday. The festival, a celebration of Louisiana's heritage, features music stages dotted around the city's fairgrounds and booths selling food.
'Avengers' sequel nets 2nd biggest US box office opening

Actor Chris Hemsworth poses on the red carpet for the European premiere of the film 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' in London on April 21, 2015Superhero sequel "Avengers: Age of Ultron" scored the second biggest North American box office opening of all-time but failed to eclipse the record set by its 2012 predecessor, industry estimates showed Sunday. The latest big-screen offering based on the iconic Marvel comics characters raked in a staggering $187.7 million in its first weekend, figures from box office tracker Exhibitor Relations showed. Analysts said Saturday's crowded schedule of sports events -- which included the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao superfight, the Kentucky Derby and NBA playoffs -- could have contributed to the shortfall. Exhibitor Relations analyst Jeff Bock said the latest "Avengers" film also lacked the novelty of the first movie, which united beloved characters such as Captain America, The Hulk, Thor, Iron Man in one movie for the first time.


Ashes of ballerina Plisetskaya to be spread over Russia

FILE - In this photo made in March 3, 1996, 70-year-old world ballet legend Maya Plisetskaya performs "Isadora Duncan," a one-act ballet, dedicated to the great American dancer, during her only Ukraine concert at the National Ballet Theater in Kiev, Ukraine. Maya Plisetskaya, 89, widely regarded as one of the greatest ballerinas of her time, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, from a heart attack in Germany, according to an announcement by famous ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev offered condolences on the death. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)MOSCOW (AP) — The ashes of Maya Plisetskaya, the renowned Bolshoi Theater ballerina who died this weekend, will be spread over Russia in accordance with her wishes.


Russia mourns its ballet legend rebel Plisetskaya

Russia mourns the death of Maya Plisetskaya, one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century who dazzled the world with her sensual performances and rare beautyRussia on Sunday mourned the death of Maya Plisetskaya, one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century who dazzled the world with her mesmerising performances and rare beauty. Plisetskaya, whose free-wheeling spirit defied the limits of Soviet-era art, died Saturday of a heart attack in Munich at the age of 89. Despite her advanced years, the Russian ballet icon had brimmed with energy and her death plunged the Bolshoi Theatre, where she had planned to celebrate her 90th birthday in November, into shock. "Plisetskaya is forever," said the Bolshoi where Plisetskaya danced well into her 60s.


Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name
LONDON (AP) — Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice?
Gaiman, Bechdel among new table hosts at PEN gala
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman and Alison Bechdel are among the writers who have agreed to be table hosts at next week's PEN American Center gala after six authors withdrew in protest of an award being given to the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo.
David Goldberg, tech exec married to 'Lean In' author, dies
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47, his company and family members said Saturday.
The Latest: Keep black cats away from Baffert

Victor Espinoza rides American Pharoah to victory in the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 2, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — 9:45 p.m.


Jerry Lee Lewis, Elton John rock the New Orleans Jazz Fest
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With thousands of people packing the infield at the Fair Grounds Race Track, hundreds more ignored "No Chair Zone" and "Standing Room Only" signs, setting up chairs 15 and 20 deep on the dirt track to hear Jerry Lee Lewis and Elton John on Saturday at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
Russian ballerina Plisetskaya dies at 89

FILE - In this photo made on May 22, 1998, the legend of the world ballet, 73-aged Maya Plisetskaya receives ovations from spectators after a ballet performance in the Zhovtnevy Palace in Kiev, Ukraine. Maya Plisetskaya, 89, widely regarded as one of the greatest ballerinas of her time, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, from a heart attack in Germany, according to an announcement by famous ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev offered condolences on the death. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)MOSCOW (AP) — Maya Plisetskaya, regarded as one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century and whose career at the Bolshoi Theater spanned more than 35 years, has died at age 89.


AP PHOTOS: At Derby, a passion for hats

A woman wears a hat before the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 2, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)The Kentucky Derby is known for women's fashion, especially the hats. But 48-year-old Jeff Rieg wasn't going to let the women upstage him.


Wanted by the US, Roman Polanski gets film award in Poland

Filmmaker Roman Polanski, left, impresses his palms in plaster for the Krakow Film Alley at the opening of the 8th edition of the PKO Off Camera film festival in his childhood city of Krakow, Poland, on Friday, May 1, 2015. In February, the Oscar-winning director appeared in a court in Krakow for a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition concerning charges of sex with a minor, a case that has haunted him since 1977. (AP Photo/Jarek Praszkiewicz)WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Filmmaker Roman Polanski has received a film award and pressed his palms into plaster for the hall of independent cinema stars in Krakow— the same Polish city where a court is weighing a U.S. request for his extradition.


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