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Banners in front of Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard’s headquarters in Winnipeg are shown on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Nygard is to have a bail hearing after his arrest in Winnipeg under the Extradition Act over charges in the United States of using his influence to traffic women and girls for sex. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Bail hearing adjourned: Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard to remain behind bars

WINNIPEG — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard, who faces charges in the…

Banners in front of Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard’s headquarters in Winnipeg are shown on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Nygard is to have a bail hearing after his arrest in Winnipeg under the Extradition Act over charges in the United States of using his influence to traffic women and girls for sex. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
FILE - In this May 25, 2019, file photo, Neil Young performs at the BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival at Napa Valley Expo in Napa, Calif. Young has become the latest artist to strike gold with his song catalog. The Hipgnosis Songs Fund, a British investment company, announced that it had acquired a 50 percent stake in Young's catalog of some 1,180 songs that include "Heart of Gold," "Rockin’ in the Free World" and "Cinnamon Girl." (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

Neil Young becomes latest artist to sell stake in his songs

NEW YORK — Neil Young has become the latest musician to strike…

FILE - In this May 25, 2019, file photo, Neil Young performs at the BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival at Napa Valley Expo in Napa, Calif. Young has become the latest artist to strike gold with his song catalog. The Hipgnosis Songs Fund, a British investment company, announced that it had acquired a 50 percent stake in Young's catalog of some 1,180 songs that include "Heart of Gold," "Rockin’ in the Free World" and "Cinnamon Girl." (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - Director Bryan Fogel poses for a portrait to promote "The Dissident," a film about slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah on Jan. 24, 2020. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, File)

Khashoggi doc, too explosive for streaming, debuts on-demand

Khashoggi doc, too explosive for streaming, debuts on-demand

FILE - Director Bryan Fogel poses for a portrait to promote "The Dissident," a film about slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi, during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah on Jan. 24, 2020. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, File)
This undated image released by Joseph Jones shows author Eric Jerome Dickey in Antigua. Dickey, the bestselling novelist who blended crime, romance and eroticism in "Sister, Sister," "Waking With Enemies" and dozens of other stories about contemporary Black life, has died at age 59. Dickey's publicist at Penguin Random House, Emily Canders, told The Associated Press that the author died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021 in Los Angeles after a long illness. (Joseph Jones via AP)

Eric Jerome Dickey, bestselling novelist, dead at 59

Eric Jerome Dickey, bestselling novelist, dead at 59

This undated image released by Joseph Jones shows author Eric Jerome Dickey in Antigua. Dickey, the bestselling novelist who blended crime, romance and eroticism in "Sister, Sister," "Waking With Enemies" and dozens of other stories about contemporary Black life, has died at age 59. Dickey's publicist at Penguin Random House, Emily Canders, told The Associated Press that the author died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021 in Los Angeles after a long illness. (Joseph Jones via AP)
Actress Tanya Roberts poses for photos at the grand opening of the musical comedy "The Producers" at the Paris hotel-casino in Las Vegas on Feb. 9, 2007. Roberts, who captivated James Bond in “A View to a Kill” and later played Midge Pinciotti in the sitcom “That ’70s Show,” has been hospitalized after falling at her home. The actor had mistakenly been reported dead by her publicist Mike Pingel earlier Monday, Jan. 4 2021. Pingel told The Associated Press Monday afternoon that Roberts, 65, is alive but in poor condition. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Tanya Roberts, Bond girl and ‘’70s Show’ star, hospitalized

LOS ANGELES — Tanya Roberts, who captivated James Bond in “A View…

Actress Tanya Roberts poses for photos at the grand opening of the musical comedy "The Producers" at the Paris hotel-casino in Las Vegas on Feb. 9, 2007. Roberts, who captivated James Bond in “A View to a Kill” and later played Midge Pinciotti in the sitcom “That ’70s Show,” has been hospitalized after falling at her home. The actor had mistakenly been reported dead by her publicist Mike Pingel earlier Monday, Jan. 4 2021. Pingel told The Associated Press Monday afternoon that Roberts, 65, is alive but in poor condition. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2015, file photo, Prince presents the award for favorite album - Soul/R&B at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death, “The Beautiful Ones,” is due out in late October 2019. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

IRS says executors undervalued Prince’s estate by 50 per cent

IRS determined Prince’s estate worth $163.2 million

  • Jan 4, 2021
FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2015, file photo, Prince presents the award for favorite album - Soul/R&B at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death, “The Beautiful Ones,” is due out in late October 2019. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. (Photo by the Canadian Press/AP-NIAID-RML via AP)

Report: Talk show host Larry King in hospital with COVID-19

87-year-old King is undergoing treatment

  • Jan 4, 2021
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. (Photo by the Canadian Press/AP-NIAID-RML via AP)
FILE - Actress Renee Zellweger poses with her award for Best Actress for Judy, backstage at the Bafta Film Awards in central London on Feb. 2, 2020. Zellweger has earned her first Grammy nomination this year. The “Judy” soundtrack, which features Zellweger covering songs like “Over the Rainbow” and “The Trolley Song,” is nominated for best traditional pop vocal album. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Being Judy Garland won Zellweger an Oscar. Is a Grammy next?

Zellweger did her own singing in ‘Judy’

  • Jan 1, 2021
FILE - Actress Renee Zellweger poses with her award for Best Actress for Judy, backstage at the Bafta Film Awards in central London on Feb. 2, 2020. Zellweger has earned her first Grammy nomination this year. The “Judy” soundtrack, which features Zellweger covering songs like “Over the Rainbow” and “The Trolley Song,” is nominated for best traditional pop vocal album. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
FILE- IN this Jan. 1, 2020 file photo, fireworks for New Year’s Eve erupt over the Strip as viewed from the VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub & Lounge at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on in Las Vegas. If ever a year’s end seemed like cause for celebration, 2020 might be it. Yet the coronavirus scourge that dominated the year is also looming over New Year’s festivities and forcing officials worldwide to tone them down. (L.E. Baskow/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)

Despite virus, thousands celebrate New Year’s Eve in Vegas

Most wore face mask, but some wore them only half-covering their face

  • Jan 1, 2021
FILE- IN this Jan. 1, 2020 file photo, fireworks for New Year’s Eve erupt over the Strip as viewed from the VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub & Lounge at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on in Las Vegas. If ever a year’s end seemed like cause for celebration, 2020 might be it. Yet the coronavirus scourge that dominated the year is also looming over New Year’s festivities and forcing officials worldwide to tone them down. (L.E. Baskow/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
FILE - In this June 8, 2008 file photo, actress Dawn Wells arrives at the TV Land Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann among a misfit band of shipwrecked castaways on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, of causes related to COVID-19, her publicist said.(AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

‘Gilligan’s Island’ star Dawn Wells dies, COVID-19 cited

Wells costumes on display at The Hollywood Museum

  • Dec 31, 2020
FILE - In this June 8, 2008 file photo, actress Dawn Wells arrives at the TV Land Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann among a misfit band of shipwrecked castaways on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, of causes related to COVID-19, her publicist said.(AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018, file photo, moderator Alex Trebek speaks in Hershey, Pa. Sony Pictures Television said Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, that Trebek’s final “Jeopardy!” episodes will air the week of Jan. 4, concluding with a special tribute on Friday, Jan. 8. The longtime and beloved host died of pancreatic cancer on Nov. 8 at age 80. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Trebek’s last new ‘Jeopardy!’ episodes airing with a tribute

Trebek worked up until 10 days before he died

  • Dec 31, 2020
FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018, file photo, moderator Alex Trebek speaks in Hershey, Pa. Sony Pictures Television said Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, that Trebek’s final “Jeopardy!” episodes will air the week of Jan. 4, concluding with a special tribute on Friday, Jan. 8. The longtime and beloved host died of pancreatic cancer on Nov. 8 at age 80. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Guitarist, songwriter and record producer Steve Cropper poses Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Cropper has been in the music business for more than six decades. At a time when it was common for white musicians to co-opt the work of Black artists, Cropper was that rare white artist willing to keep a lower profile and collaborate. More than half a century later, he is still making music at 79 years old. His latest album is scheduled for release in April.

A low-key Memphis guitar legend builds on musical legacy

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It’s 1966 and a thunderstorm illuminates the night sky…

Guitarist, songwriter and record producer Steve Cropper poses Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Cropper has been in the music business for more than six decades. At a time when it was common for white musicians to co-opt the work of Black artists, Cropper was that rare white artist willing to keep a lower profile and collaborate. More than half a century later, he is still making music at 79 years old. His latest album is scheduled for release in April.
FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 file photo, Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, holding their son Archie, meet with Anglican Archbishop Emeritus, Desmond Tutu, and his wife Leah in Cape Town, South Africa. The Duchess of Sussex has settled a claim against Splash News and Picture Agency, with the agency agreeing not to take any photos of her, her husband the Duke of Sussex or their son Archie, should it come out of administration, the High Court has heard. Meghan brought privacy and data protection claims against Splash in March this year over ‚Äúlong lens‚Äù photographs taken of her and her son in a Canadian park in January. (Henk Kruger/African News Agency via AP, Pool, File)

Meghan and Harry end their eventful 2020 with first podcast

Released Tuesday for Spotify

  • Dec 30, 2020
FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 file photo, Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, holding their son Archie, meet with Anglican Archbishop Emeritus, Desmond Tutu, and his wife Leah in Cape Town, South Africa. The Duchess of Sussex has settled a claim against Splash News and Picture Agency, with the agency agreeing not to take any photos of her, her husband the Duke of Sussex or their son Archie, should it come out of administration, the High Court has heard. Meghan brought privacy and data protection claims against Splash in March this year over ‚Äúlong lens‚Äù photographs taken of her and her son in a Canadian park in January. (Henk Kruger/African News Agency via AP, Pool, File)
Jill Biden moves her husband, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, back from members of the media as he speaks outside his campaign plane in New Castle, Del., on Oct. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Joe and Jill Biden to appear on ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’

New Year’s Eve celebration on ABC

  • Dec 30, 2020
Jill Biden moves her husband, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, back from members of the media as he speaks outside his campaign plane in New Castle, Del., on Oct. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
FILE - In this May 3, 2005 file photo, French fashion designer Pierre Cardin presents his exhibition "Design and Fashion 1950- 2005" at the academy for arts in Vienna, Austria. France's Academy of Fine Arts says famed fashion designer Pierre Cardin has died at 98(AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)

French designer Pierre Cardin, licensing pioneer, dies at 98

French designer Pierre Cardin, licensing pioneer, dies at 98

FILE - In this May 3, 2005 file photo, French fashion designer Pierre Cardin presents his exhibition "Design and Fashion 1950- 2005" at the academy for arts in Vienna, Austria. France's Academy of Fine Arts says famed fashion designer Pierre Cardin has died at 98(AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)
Mariah Carey performs during her holiday special “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special” available Friday on Apple TV+. (Apple TV+ via AP)

A record 39 holiday songs dominate Billboard Hot 100 chart

NEW YORK — Tis the season to be jolly: A record 39…

Mariah Carey performs during her holiday special “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special” available Friday on Apple TV+. (Apple TV+ via AP)
This photo provided by Pyramide Films, shows a scene from the film “You Will Die at Twenty.” For the first time, Sudan has a contender for the Oscars. The film ‘You Will Die at Twenty’ based on a short story by Sudanese novelist Hammour Ziyada, is competing for the Best International Feature film at the Academy Awards.

A Sudan in transition presents first-ever film for Oscars

Movie met with commendations from inside the region

  • Dec 29, 2020
This photo provided by Pyramide Films, shows a scene from the film “You Will Die at Twenty.” For the first time, Sudan has a contender for the Oscars. The film ‘You Will Die at Twenty’ based on a short story by Sudanese novelist Hammour Ziyada, is competing for the Best International Feature film at the Academy Awards.
FILE - In this May 3, 2005 file photo, French fashion designer Pierre Cardin presents his exhibition “Design and Fashion 1950- 2005” at the academy for arts in Vienna, Austria. France’s Academy of Fine Arts says famed fashion designer Pierre Cardin has died at 98(AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)

Maverick French designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98

Fine Arts Academy announced his death in a tweet

  • Dec 29, 2020
FILE - In this May 3, 2005 file photo, French fashion designer Pierre Cardin presents his exhibition “Design and Fashion 1950- 2005” at the academy for arts in Vienna, Austria. France’s Academy of Fine Arts says famed fashion designer Pierre Cardin has died at 98(AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)
FILE - In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actor Lori Loughlin, front, and husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Loughlin was released from federal prison in Dublin, Calif., Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, after spending two months behind bars for paying half a million dollars in bribes to get her two daughters into college. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Lori Loughlin released after prison term in college scam

“Full House” actor Lori Loughlin was released from prison Monday after spending…

FILE - In this April 3, 2019 file photo, actor Lori Loughlin, front, and husband, clothing designer Mossimo Giannulli, left, depart federal court in Boston after facing charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Loughlin was released from federal prison in Dublin, Calif., Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, after spending two months behind bars for paying half a million dollars in bribes to get her two daughters into college. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Gal Gadot in a scene from "Wonder Woman 1984." The superhero sequel earned an estimated $38.5 million in ticket sales from international theaters, Warner Bros. said Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. (Clay Enos/Warner Bros. via AP)

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ debuts with pandemic-best $16.7M

NEW YORK — Despite premiering simultaneously by streaming service, “Wonder Woman 1984”…

This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Gal Gadot in a scene from "Wonder Woman 1984." The superhero sequel earned an estimated $38.5 million in ticket sales from international theaters, Warner Bros. said Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. (Clay Enos/Warner Bros. via AP)