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Lockout looms as Met contracts set to expire

In this  Nov. 13, 2013 file photo, pedestrians stroll at dusk in front of the Metropolitan Opera House in New York's Lincoln Center. Fractious labor negotiations threaten to disrupt the Met's new season for the first time in more than 30 years. This week, the company's general manager, Peter Gelb, vowed to lock out union members _ cutting off pay and health insurance _ unless they settle before contracts expire July 31. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Figaro might not be getting married anytime soon. Mimi and Rodolfo might not fall in love in that cold Parisian garret. And Macbeth might never murder his way to the throne.

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Scientists make love, war weapons in ‘Manhattan’

This photo released by WGN America shows, John Benjamin Hickey as Frank Winter, in a scene from the TV series, "Manhattan." The show debuts 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, Sunday, July 27, 2014, on cable channel WGN America. The drama is set in a makeshift, desolate New Mexico desert community, one of several that sprang up as part of the Manhattan Project aiming to beat Nazi Germany to the bomb. (AP Photo/WGN America, Greg Peters)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer-producer Sam Shaw was grappling with how to craft a TV drama about the war on terror and the price it exacts from those who keep its secrets.

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Knoblauch charged with assaulting ex-wife

HOUSTON (AP) — Former baseball star Chuck Knoblauch has been charged with misdemeanor assault after authorities in Houston say he hit and pushed his ex-wife.

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Gates in camp a day after his sister dies at 22

San Diego Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett, the team's first round draft choice,  adjust his hair at a NFL football training camp Thursday, July 24, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Antonio Gates joined his San Diego Chargers teammates for the first practice of training camp a day after his 22-year-old sister died after battling lupus for three years.

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Woody Allen back in spotlight, promoting new film

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows director Woody Allen, center, with actors Emma Stone, left, and Colin Firth on the set of "Magic in the Moonlight." (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Classics, Jack English)

Throughout his long career, Woody Allen has been fascinated by magic, a theme he’s explored frequently onscreen: playing a magician in “Scoop,” sending Owen Wilson on time travel in “Midnight in Paris,” or pulling Jeff Daniels out of a movie screen in “The Purple Rose of Cairo.”

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