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Rockettes to try again to dance this spring

In this April 29, 2014 file photo, Diane Paulus arrives at the 2014 TIME 100 Gala in New York. The Rockettes are taking a second stab at opening a spring show and they’re leaning on some Broadway stars to do it. MSG Entertainment said Warren Carlyle, Diane Paulus and Randy Weiner have signed up to put together “New York Spring Spectacular” for Radio City Music Hall this March. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rockettes are taking a second stab at opening a spring show, and they’re leaning on some Broadway creative stars to do it.

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China’s Yan Lianke receives Franz Kafka prize

PRAGUE (AP) — Yan Lianke, a Chinese author who has seen some of his novels banned in his homeland, has received the prestigious Franz Kafka Prize in the Czech Republic.

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Attorneys attack alleged victim in sex tape case

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys for two hockey players charged with making a sex video with a 15-year-old girl at a Moorhead motel last winter are calling her a “sexual predator” who was competing with another woman to have sex with as many players as possible.

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Annie Lennox embraces jazzy ‘Nostalgia’

In this Oct. 9, 2014 photo, musician Annie Lennox poses for a portrait during an interview in Los Angeles to promote her new CD "Nostalgia." (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)

LONDON (AP) — How do you follow in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles without sinking in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles? The answer, for Annie Lennox at least, is to throw out, to the greatest degree possible, the work of these giants and tackle some of their classics anew: no use of their phrasing, their arrangements, their orchestral sheets allowed.

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Oscar de la Renta remembered for fun, romance

In this Oct. 15, 2009, file photo, models wear creations by Dominican Republic's Oscar De la Renta from his 2010 Spring-Summer "Resort" collection at the Cali Exposhow 2009 in Cali, Colombia. The designer, who died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at 82, shaped American couture half a century ago when it emerged as a serious rival to European fashion designers. (AP Photo/Christian Escobar Mora, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Fun, sunny, romantic. Oscar de la Renta approached fashion and life on those terms, but there was more, so much more, those who loved and admired the designer say.

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