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The Galveston County Daily News : Entertainment

January 31, 2015

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Cumberbatch, Fry, others urge UK to pardon gay men

LONDON (AP) — Oscar-nominated actor Benedict Cumberbatch has joined others in calling for the British government to pardon gay and bisexual men convicted in the past under the defunct "gross indecency" law.

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Sports, entertainment stars converge for ESPN party
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 8:00 am

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stars from the sports and entertainment world mingled Friday night at ESPN's lavish pre-Super Bowl party, which featured an energetic performance from pop newcomer Charli XCX.

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Imagine Dragons' bassist: Don't make Seahawks the hero
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 7:01 am

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Imagine Dragons bassist Ben McKee has a simple reason he wants the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl — he doesn't want to see the Seattle Seahawks made into heroes.

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Japan self-censors images, words linked to hostage crisis
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 6:00 am

TOKYO (AP) — Images or mentions of knives, ransom or blood — or anything else that can be seen alluding to the hostage crisis involving two Japanese in Syria — have been omitted. Some anime and other entertainment programs are altering, canceling or postponing episodes violating those sensitivities — typical of the kind of self-restraint shown here to avoid controversy.

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 5:00 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

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Dueling narratives surround 'Suge' Knight in deadly run-in
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 6:00 am

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Marion "Suge" Knight sat jailed on suspicion of murder, dueling narratives cast him as attacker and victim in the hip-hop music mogul's latest and most serious run-in with the law.

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Snoop Dogg keeping focus on youth football before Super Bowl
Posted: January 31, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — Super Bowl weekend isn't just about the championship game for Snoop Dogg — it's also a reminder that the next generation of NFL greats need to develop.

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Bill Cosby's show in Ohio draws a few protesters
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 6:00 am

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Bill Cosby's stand-up tour has stopped in northern Ohio, where it drew several protesters before the show. The comedian himself received standing ovations before and after his performance.

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1st time advertisers make a play with Super Bowl spots
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 2:00 am

NEW YORK (AP) — More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday.

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