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Massachusetts police arrest suspect in jogger’s murder

By Reuters on April 16, 2017, at 12:07 p.m.
Angelo Colon-Ortiz, 31, was arrested in connection with the August killing of woman who had been out jogging in the woods in Princeton.

Clifton James, sheriff in James Bond films, dies at 96

By Reuters on April 16, 2017, at 9:04 a.m.
Clifton James, a veteran actor who appeared as Sheriff J.W. Pepper in two James Bond films, died Saturday morning at age 96.
Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez was found not guilty Friday in the 2012 double murder of two Boston men.

Ex-Patriots star Aaron Hernandez found not guilty in 2012 double murder

By Scott Malone, Reuters on April 14, 2017, at 3:44 p.m.
A Boston jury on Friday found former New England Patriots football star Aaron Hernandez not guilty of murdering two men outside a Boston nightclub in 2012.

‘General Hospital’ Actor Peter Hansen Dies at 95

By Reuters on April 13, 2017, at 6:53 a.m.
Peter Hansen, best known for his long run as lawyer and volunteer addiction counselor Lee Baldwin on the ABC soap opera “General Hospital,” has died. He was 95.
Actor Charlie Murphy makes an appearance inside the Sony Style Plaza the night of the release of the Playstation 3 console in New York City November 16, 2006.

Comedian Charlie Murphy dies in New York at age 57

By Reuters on April 12, 2017, at 3:46 p.m.
Comedian and actor Charlie Murphy died in his sleep at a New York hospital on Wednesday at age 57.

Musician J. Geils, 71, dies at Massachusetts home

By Reuters on April 12, 2017, at 7:22 a.m.
J. Geils, leader of The J. Geils Band whose hard-driving hits of the late 1970s and early 1980s included “Centerfold,” “Freeze Frame” and “Love Stinks,” died Tuesday at his home in Groton, Massachusetts, police said. He was 71.

White House: Trump administration open to additional strikes on Syria

By Reuters on April 11, 2017, at 6:29 a.m.
President Donald Trump is open to authorizing additional strikes on Syria if its government uses chemical weapons again or deploys barrel bombs in the country, the White House said on Monday.

Tim Pigott-Smith, ‘Jewel in the Crown’ actor, dies at 70

By Reuters on April 08, 2017, at 1:21 p.m.
British actor Tim Pigott-Smith, best known for his work as Ronald Merrick in ITV’s 1979 serial “The Jewel in the Crown,” died April 7. He was 70.
Cuba Gooding, Jr. as O.J. Simpson, left, and Joseph Buttler as Polygraph Examiner in "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story."

Serialized documentaries ineligible for Oscars in rules shakeup

By Reuters on April 08, 2017, at 1:09 p.m.
Documentaries that are shown on TV or released on DVD before a qualifying run in theaters will be ineligible.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Founder Paul O’Neill Dies at 61

By Reuters on April 07, 2017, at 8:35 a.m.
Rock producer Paul O’Neill, who founded the progressive American rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra, has died. He was 61.

‘Get Out’ leads expanded, gender-free MTV Movie and TV Awards

By Reuters on April 07, 2017, at 8:34 a.m.
Horror comedy “Get Out,” the hit movie with a racial twist, led nominations on Thursday for the MTV Movie and TV Awards in a list that dispenses with gender classifications and pits film, television and streaming shows against each other.
Model Kendall Jenner starred in a recently pulled Pepsi ad deemed controversial for its treatment of political protests.

Pepsi pulls controversial Kendall Jenner ad after social media backlash

By Reuters on April 05, 2017, at 2:39 p.m.
“Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding. Clearly we missed the mark, and we apologize.”
Recording artist Barry Manilow performs during his "One Last Time! Tour" at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California April 14, 2015.

Barry Manilow feared disappointing fans by identifying as gay

By Reuters on April 05, 2017, at 1:27 p.m.
Barry Manilow has spoken publicly for the first time about being gay, saying he feared he would disappoint his mostly female fanbase had he come out decades ago.
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Pepsi draws outrage for ad depicting Kendall Jenner at protest

By Reuters on April 05, 2017, at 12:46 p.m.
Pepsi’s new ad featuring Kendall Jenner prompted Twitter users to howl outrage Wednesday, with civil-rights advocates saying it trivialized recent street unrest across the United States.
Even though a growing number of Americans are wearing seat belts, there are very few places in the U.S. where more than nine in 10 people buckle up in the front seat, a recent study suggests.

More people using seat belts, but still not enough

By Reuters on April 05, 2017, at 11:47 a.m.
Even though a growing number of Americans are wearing seat belts, there are very few places in the U.S. where more than nine in 10 people buckle up in the front seat, a recent study suggests.
The Netflix logo is shown in this illustration photograph in Encinitas, California, Oct. 14, 2014.

Netflix ends star ratings, replacing them with thumbs-up, thumbs-down

By Reuters on April 05, 2017, at 10:54 a.m.
Will Netflix users give a thumbs-up or -down to its latest change?

U.S. Air Force F-16 jet crashes near D.C., pilot safe

By Reuters on April 05, 2017, at 10:48 a.m.
The jet crashed 6 nautical miles southwest of National Harbor in an unpopulated area.

Islamic State says US ‘being run by an idiot’

By Reuters on April 05, 2017, at 6:16 a.m.
Islamic State said on Tuesday the United States was drowning and “being run by an idiot.”

Eleven killed in suspected suicide bombing on Russian metro train

By Denis Pinchuk, Reuters on April 03, 2017, at 8:45 a.m.
At least two explosions hit St Petersburg’s metro system Monday, killing several people.

Child killed, 12 people injured by carbon monoxide in Michigan motel

By Reuters on April 02, 2017, at 12:50 p.m.
A 13-year-old boy was killed and 12 people were taken to hospitals for treatment due to a carbon monoxide leak in a Michigan motel.