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Lawyer says Suge Knight was behind wheel in deadly crash

This image from video shows Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight, right, walking into the Los Angeles County Sheriffs department early Friday morning Jan. 30, 2015 in connection with a hit-and-run incident that left one man dead and another injured. (AP Photo/OnSceneVideo via AP Television)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion “Suge” Knight, the impresario of gangster rap, has long been a perpetrator and victim of the violent life he promoted in song.

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‘Foyle’s War’ returns for a final, satisfying season

This photo provided by Acorn TV shows John Mahoney as Andrew Del Mar in "Foyle's War" on Acorn TV. The final season of “Foyle’s War,” debuts Monday, Feb. 2,  2015, on the streaming service Acorn TV. (AP Photo/ITV/Acorn TV)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The end is at hand for “Foyle’s War,” the absorbing, impeccably produced World War II-era series that moved smoothly from crime to spy drama as the years passed.

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‘Gotham’ star Taylor delights fans with his Penguin villainy

In this image released by Fox, Robin Lord Taylor portrays Oswald Cobblepot in a scene from "Gotham," airing Mondays at 8 p.m. EST on Fox. (AP Photo/Fox, Jessica Miglio)

NEW YORK (AP) — Although filmed in the real Gotham City, Fox’s “Gotham” inhabits a New York all its own. What resides here is part reverential mythmaking (it recounts Batman’s genesis), part free-floating film noir (whose 1940s manners coexist with ’60s-vintage cars and circa-’90s cellphones). It’s a hybrid dreamscape in meticulous limbo.

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Rod McKuen, mega-selling poet and performer, dies at 81

In this Feb. 18, 1985 file photo, Jill St. John, right, with Robert Wagner, center, and Rod McKuen, left, attend a party for "Night of 100 Stars II," in New York. McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose music and verse recordings won him an Oscar nomination and made him one of the best-selling poets in history, has died on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. He was 81. (AP Photo/Rene Perez, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced “King of Kitsch” whose avalanche of music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and ’70s overwhelmed critical mockery and made him an Oscar-nominated songwriter and one of the best-selling poets in history, has died. He was 81.

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Review: CSC’s new ‘A Month in the Country’ lacks nuance

In this image released by Classic Stage Co., Taylor Schilling, left, and Peter Dinklage perform in a scene from "A Month in the Country." (AP Photo/Classic Stage Co., Joan Marcus)

NEW YORK (AP) — Careless actions can have unexpected consequences, as demonstrated in the great 19th-century Russian playwright Ivan Turgenev’s classic “A Month in the Country.” The comedy of manners, about all kinds of love among Russian aristocrats and their employees on a country estate, resonates with tragic undertones as realism and romanticism battle it out.

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