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Review: ‘Bears’ is engaging; vividly shot

This image released by Disney shows an adult bear named Sky and a cub named Scout in a scene from "Bears." (AP Photo/Disney, Adam Chapman)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Keenly following the scent of “African Cats” and “Chimpanzees,” Disneynature’s “Bears” combines sweeping vistas and remarkably intimate wildlife photography to typically stirring effect as it documents a year in the life of a mother Alaskan brown bear and her two cubs.

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TV mogul Michael King moves into boxing promotion

Michael King, center, president of King Sports, poses with heavyweight boxers Charles Martin, left, and Alex Flores during a weigh-in Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif., for Wednesday's "Boxing at Baker" at the Baker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. King is determined to return boxing to its former glory, and the wealthy television executive has spent millions in his pursuit over the last few years. His latest venture is a series of shows in Santa Monica, where he expects Hollywood talent will watch his up-and-coming fighters' growth into stars. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael King wants to rekindle the world’s passion for boxing, and the television mogul believes he can make it happen by putting on a show.

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Prosecutor ends cross-examination of Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius listens to evidence being given in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 after questioning by state prosecutor Gerrie Nel, had earlier finished. Pistorius is charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Alon Skuy, Pool)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony. Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert witnesses who will testify for the defense could undermine the prosecution’s efforts to prove Pistorius killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on purpose after an argument.

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Sean Combs to speak at Howard U. commencement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Entertainer and entrepreneur Sean Combs will deliver Howard University’s commencement speech this year in Washington.

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Pfister, Depp reunite for sci-fi ‘Transcendence’

This Saturday, April 5, 2014 photo shows actor Johnny Depp, right, and director Walter Pfister during the "Transcendence" film press junket at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Los Angeles. For more than a decade the cinematographer Pfister has been bringing director Christopher Nolan's cinematic visions to life, but now he's the one calling the shots. His directorial debut "Transcendence" has many elements of a Nolan blockbuster, with eye-popping visual effects, a mind-bending story and an A-list lead in Depp. (Photo by Zach Cordner/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For more than a decade, cinematographer Wally Pfister brought director Christopher Nolan’s cinematic visions to life. Now, he’s the one calling the shots.

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