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Ailing Malcolm Young taking break from AC/DC

This June 17, 2003 file photo shows British rock band AC/DC, from left, Brian Johnson, Malcolm Young, Phil Rudd, Angus Young, and Cliff Williams performing on stage during a concert in Munich, southern Germany. Malcolm Young of AC/DC is taking a break from the band to focus on his health. The band posted on its Facebook page Wednesday, April 16, 2014, that the 61-year-old guitarist is halting from the band “due to ill health” after 40 years (AP Photo/Jan Pitman, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Young is taking a break from AC/DC to focus on his health, the band said.

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Review: Chris O’Dowd shines in ‘Of Mice and Men’

This image released by Polk & Co. shows James Franco, right, and Chris O'Dowd in a scene from "Of Mice and Men," in New York. (AP Photo/Polk & Co., Richard Phibbs)

NEW YORK (AP) — There are hordes of teenage girls waiting outside the Longacre Theatre each night hoping to squeal over uber-muffin James Franco. But true theater fans should be waiting for his co-star to emerge.

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‘Paul Robeson’ playwright Phillip Hayes Dean dies

This undated image released by Patty Onagan shows Phillip Hayes Dean. Dean, a playwright, director and actor died on Monday, April 14, 2014 from a heart condition, a family spokesperson announced. He was 83. (AP Photo/Craig Schwartz Photography)

NEW YORK (AP) — Phillip Hayes Dean, a playwright, director and theater actor who wrote the one-man play “Paul Robeson” starring James Earl Jones on Broadway in 1978, died Monday in Los Angeles from a heart condition, according to a family spokesman. He was 83.

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Review: Turturro’s ‘Gigolo’ is an oddball charmer

This image released by Millennium Entertainment shows Woody Allen, left, and John Turturro in a scene from "Fading Gigolo." (AP Photo/Millennium Entertainment, JoJo Whilden)

We’ll totally forgive you if, as “Fading Gigolo” begins, you’re mistakenly convinced you’re watching a Woody Allen movie. There are those familiar white-on-black titles, the classy jazz on the soundtrack, and Allen’s unmistakable voice, too, setting the scene.

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Disney Channel’s ‘Jessie’ breaks romantic ground

This photo released by Disney Channel shows Debby Ryan, left, and Jillian Rose Reed, in "Acting With the Frenemy," a new episode of "Jessie," airing on Friday, April 27, 2014, (7:30 PM - 8:00 PM ET/PT), on the Disney Channel. The title character of Disney Channel's "Jessie," starring Ryan, becomes engaged in a four-episode arc that will conclude the season this fall. (AP Photo/Disney Channel, Tony Rivetti)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The title character of “Jessie” heads in an unprecedented direction for a Disney Channel series: toward the altar.

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