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South African comic Noah will replace Jon Stewart

In this photo taken Oct. 27 2009 South African comedian Trevor Noah is photographed during an interview. Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday March 30, 2015. Noah was chosen a little more than a month after Stewart unexpectedly announced he was leaving "The Daily Show" following 16 years as the show's principal voice. (AP Photo/Bongiwe Mchunu-The Star) SOUTH AFRICA OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

NEW YORK (AP) — The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart’s replacement on “The Daily Show” advances an intriguing new trend of late-night comic hosts with a more worldly perspective while continuing the longer-running pattern of keeping those jobs filled with men.

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Review: In ‘Lambert & Stamp,’ the backstage story of The Who

This 1966 photo provided by courtesy of The Image Works/Sony Pictures Classics shows, Chris Stamp, left, business manager, and Kit Lambert, manager (producer on the album, "Tommy") of the  English rock band, The Who, going up to Manchester on the train in England, included in the new documentary film, "Lambert & Stamp." The movie releases in the U.S. on April 3, 2015. (AP Photo/The Image Works/Sony Pictures Classics, Colin Jones/TopFoto )         NOTE: The copyright notice must include "The Image Works" DO NOT SHORTEN THE NAME OF THE COMPANY

The teenage revolution was in full force on the fall 1964 night that Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp stumbled into the Railway Tavern, a London pub where a band called the High Numbers was playing and mods were gyrating. It was London’s Swinging ’60s, with its subculture explosion and stylish youths.

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Robin Williams’ wife, children head to court in estate fight

In this Nov. 13, 2011 file photo, Susan Schneider, from left, Robin Williams, and Zelda Williams arrive at the premiere of  "Happy Feet Two" at Grauman's Chinese Theater, in Los Angeles. Attorneys for Robin Williams’ wife and children are headed to court in their battle over the late comedian’s estate. The attorneys are scheduled to appear before a San Francisco probate judge on Monday, as they argue over who should get clothes and other personal items the actor kept at one his Northern California homes. In papers filed in December, Williams' wife, Susan, says some of the late actor's personal items were taken without her permission. She has asked the court to set aside the contents of the home she shared with Williams from the jewelry, memorabilia and other items Williams said the children should have.  (AP Photo/Katy Winn, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The wife and adult children of Robin Williams agreed Monday to meet outside court to try to resolve their dispute over a tuxedo he was married in, photographs taken on his 60th birthday and other items belonging to the late actor.

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Indians laughing their way through training camp

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians are pitching, hitting, bunting and doing everything else they need to work on for the upcoming season at spring training.

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Aidan Gillen of ‘Game of Thrones’ narrating ‘The Art of War’

NEW YORK (AP) — A new audiobook recording of Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War” will soon be available with the perfect narrator — the scheming royal adviser Littlefinger from “Game of Thrones.”

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