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Chrissie Hynde memoir coming in September

In this Jan. 22, 2009 file photo shows, Chrissie Hynde, lead singer of the Pretenders, during rehearsals at John Henry's Studio in north London. Hynde will tell the story of her life, with all its ups and downs. Penguin Random House announced Tuesday, March 3, 2015, that Hynde was working on an “an incredibly frank” memoir that will come out Sept. 8, 2015.  (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Chrissie Hynde will tell the story of her life, with all its ups and downs.

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Reports of Maggie Smith’s ‘Downton’ exit may be premature

This image released by Fox Searchlight Films shows Maggie Smith in a scene from "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Laurie Sparham)

LONDON (AP) — Predictions of doom for the Dowager Countess of Grantham may be premature.

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Publisher moves up release for Hirsi Ali book ‘Heretic’

NEW YORK (AP) — The release date for the latest book by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a women’s rights advocate and leading critic of Islam, has been moved up from late April to March 24.

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Cypriot referee blows whistle on alleged match-fixing

In this Monday, Feb, 16, 2015, Cyprus' soccer referee Marios Panayi speaks to the Associated Press during an interview in capital Nicosia, Cyprus. Marios Panayi outlined a web of corruption allegations that he says has besmirched Cypriot soccer and damaged the credibility of its referees. The full-time referee told The Associated Press that some Cypriot referees are deciding the outcomes of games with incorrect calls ordered up by a senior Cyprus Football Association official who he said manipulates team standings to keep himself in power and to keep negotiating lucrative television rights deals.(AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Football in the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Cyprus is riddled with match-fixing by referees, an operation designed to line the pockets of soccer officials and politicians, according to a senior Cypriot referee.

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Chilina Kennedy on finding the ‘joy’ of Carole King on B’way

This image released by the O and M Company shows Canadian actress-singer Chilina Kennedy who is taking over from Jessie Mueller in "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" on March 7. (AP Photo/The O and M Co., Joan Marcus)

NEW YORK (AP) — The last time Broadway theatergoers got to see Chilina Kennedy, she was portraying Mary Magdalene. Now she’s returned to play someone much more contemporary — songwriter Carole King.

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