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‘SNL’ adds black woman to cast from writers room

In this Sept. 6, 2014 file photo, actress Leslie Jones poses at the "Top Five" premiere at the Princess of Wales Theatre during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. NBC says "Saturday Night Live" is adding Leslie Jones to its cast. The African-American comedian wins her on-camera role after serving as a writer on the show last season. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” is giving its on-screen diversity another boost. NBC says the comic institution is adding Leslie Jones to its cast.

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Review: Jessie Ware cruises on sophomore album

This CD cover image released by Interscope shows "Tough Love," by Jessie Ware. (AP Photo/Interscope)

Jessie Ware, “Tough Love” (Interscope)

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Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

In this Oct. 13, 2011 file photo, Oscar de la Renta attends the Cinema Society premiere of "The Skin I Live In" in New York. The designer, De la Renta, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs.

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‘Stalker’ star Maggie Q loves acting _ and privacy

In this image released by CBS, Maggie Q appears in a scene from "Stalker." The series, which stars Maggie and Dylan McDermott as detectives who investigate stalking incidents for the Threat Assessment Unit of the LAPD, airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET. (AP Photo/CBS, Monty Brinton)

NEW YORK (AP) — For Maggie Q, her new series, “Stalker,” hits close to home. But not too close, if Maggie can help it. She sees privacy, and guarding her personal space, as vital to her freedom.

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Olympic leaders to finalize Bach’s reform package

In this Wednesday, July 9, 2014 file photo, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference after an executive board meeting at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. IOC leaders gather in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux this week to put the finishing touches on a package of reforms, including changes to the bidding process and sports program and creation of an Olympic television channel. (AP Photo/Keystone, Jean-Christophe Bott, File)

LONDON (AP) — IOC leaders gather in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux this week to put the finishing touches on a package of reforms, including changes to the bidding process and sports program and creation of an Olympic television channel.

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