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Lauer, DeGeneres team for racy Daytime Emmys opening

Betty White accepts the lifetime achievement award at the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving pasties and black stockings — and not worn by DeGeneres.

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Hundreds of German cinemas refuse to show ‘Avengers’ film

In this April 10, 2015 file photo, a Malaysian Muslim woman poses with a Hulkbuster statue from "Avengers: Age of Ultron" at a mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Several hundred movie theaters in Germany have refused to screen the new "Avengers" film in a dispute over rental fees with Disney. News agency dpa reported that 686 theaters in 193 mostly small towns refused to show "Avengers: Age of Ultron," which opened on Thursday, April 23. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul, File)

BERLIN (AP) — Several hundred movie theaters in Germany have refused to screen the new “Avengers” film in a dispute over rental fees with Disney.

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Lauer, DeGeneres team for racy Daytime Emmys opening

Betty White accepts the lifetime achievement award at the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving pasties and black stockings — and not worn by DeGeneres.

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Correspondents’ dinner mixes up big names in media, politics

Tea Leoni, left, and Madeleine Albright attend the 2015 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national “Nerd Prom.”

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Review: Plenty of options for HBO online, not enough time

In this March 9, 2015 file photo, Richard Plepler, CEO of HBO, talks about HBO Now for Apple TV during an Apple event in San Francisco.  Like HBO Go, the app that cable and satellite TV subscribers have, HBO Now gives you instant access to new TV episodes and movies, along with programs from months and years ago. You don’t need a cable TV package to watch hit shows such as “Game of Thrones” and “Girls.” (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO Now, the cable channel’s new stand-alone streaming service, is both a blessing and a curse.

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