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Chef Homaro Cantu, who blended science and food, dies

In this Nov. 7, 2013 photo Chef Homaro Cantu poses for a photo at his restaurant Moto in Chicago. Authorities say Cantu was found dead in Chicago, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in a building where he had planned to open a brewery. The Cook County medical examiner's office confirmed the death but did not release a cause. (Chandler West/Sun-Times Media via AP)

CHICAGO (AP) — Chef Homaro Cantu, who artfully blended science and fine dining at his Michelin-starred Chicago restaurant, has died.

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Review: Bway’s ‘Finding Neverland’ never finds its groove

In this image released by Richard Kornberg & Associates, Matthew Morrison, left, and Kelsey Grammer perform in the musical, "Finding Neverland." (Carol Rosegg/Richard Kornberg & Associates via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — At a recent performance on Broadway of “Finding Neverland,” one young boy showed up in a very green Peter Pan costume and accessorized it with cowboy boots. It was an apt outfit for a show that is exuberant, quirky and somewhat conflicted about what it wants to be.

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Going after the A-list: Businesses pursue celebrity clients

In this June 30, 2013 file photo, R. Kelly performs onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre  in Los Angeles. The owners of 5001 Flavors knew when they started the company 23 years ago they wanted to sell custom-made clothes to rap and R&B musicians. They sought out artists and record company executives at parties and music industry events. They looked in particular for up-and-coming artists. Now musicians like R. Kelly and Kid Rock are among their fans. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a dream for many small business owners: A-list celebrity clients.

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Israeli ultra-Orthodox site cuts Kim Kardashian from photo

This combination of two images shows a photo released by the Jerusalem Mayor's Office with Kim Kardashian, left, Kanye West, center, and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, right, at a Jerusalem restaurant during their visit on Monday, April 13, 2015, top, and a screen shot from the ultra-Orthodox Kikar HaShabbat website manipulated to obscure Kardashian. Nissim Ben Haim, an editor at the website, said Wednesday, April 15, 2015, they removed Kardashian because she is a "pornographic symbol" who contradicts ultra-Orthodox values. (Sapir Peles/Jerusalem Municipality spokesman's office and Kikar HaShabbat website via AP)

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jewish news website has cut Kim Kardashian — one of the world’s most photographed women — from a photo taken of her in Jerusalem this week.

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Review: Tom Hardy excels but ‘Child 44′ feels like 40 movies

In this image released by Lionsgate, Gary Oldman, left, and Tom Hardy appear in a scene from the film, "Child 44." (Larry Horricks/Lionsgate by AP)

The best-selling novel “Child 44″ by Tom Rob Smith runs well over 400 pages, and that’s perhaps the first hint as to why the movie based on it seems to veer in 40 different directions.

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