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TV mogul Michael King moves into boxing promotion

Michael King, center, president of King Sports, poses with heavyweight boxers Charles Martin, left, and Alex Flores during a weigh-in Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif., for Wednesday's "Boxing at Baker" at the Baker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. King is determined to return boxing to its former glory, and the wealthy television executive has spent millions in his pursuit over the last few years. His latest venture is a series of shows in Santa Monica, where he expects Hollywood talent will watch his up-and-coming fighters' growth into stars. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael King wants to rekindle the world’s passion for boxing, and the television mogul believes he can make it happen by putting on a show.

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Sean Combs to speak at Howard U. commencement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Entertainer and entrepreneur Sean Combs will deliver Howard University’s commencement speech this year in Washington.

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Pfister, Depp reunite for sci-fi ‘Transcendence’

This Saturday, April 5, 2014 photo shows actor Johnny Depp, right, and director Walter Pfister during the "Transcendence" film press junket at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Los Angeles. For more than a decade the cinematographer Pfister has been bringing director Christopher Nolan's cinematic visions to life, but now he's the one calling the shots. His directorial debut "Transcendence" has many elements of a Nolan blockbuster, with eye-popping visual effects, a mind-bending story and an A-list lead in Depp. (Photo by Zach Cordner/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For more than a decade, cinematographer Wally Pfister brought director Christopher Nolan’s cinematic visions to life. Now, he’s the one calling the shots.

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Strahan’s ‘GMA’ side job confirmed with his visit

This Oct. 28, 2013 file photo shows former professional football player Michael Strahan, co-host of "Live with Kelly and Michael," attending the 23rd Annual Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Awards in New York. Strahan has made good on reports that he is joining "Good Morning America" by paying a visit to the ABC breakfast show on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The former football star and current co-host with Kelly Ripa of "Live With Kelly and Michael" will join "Good Morning America" part-time. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Strahan has made good on reports that he’s joining “Good Morning America” by paying a visit to the ABC breakfast show on Tuesday.

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MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell injured in car accident

In this Sept. 27, 2010 file photo, Lawrence O'Donnell, political analyst for the cable news channel MSNBC, appears on his set in New York. O'Donnell was injured with his brother Michael in a taxi accident on Saturday, April 12, 2014, while vacationing out of the country. The network did not specify where. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC says its host Lawrence O’Donnell was injured with his brother Michael in a taxi accident Saturday while vacationing out of the country. The network didn’t specify where the accident occurred.

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