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Robin Williams the posthumous star of ‘3 Still Standing’

This Aug. 14, 2009 file photo shows actor Robin Williams  in Los Angeles. Williams and Durst are highlighted in "3 Still Standing," a new documentary featured later in April 2015 at Toronto’s Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival. The film marks one of Williams’ final appearances on screen. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on “Mork and Mindy,” he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the ’80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation.

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2 weeks before Mayweather-Pacquiao, not a ticket to be seen

At left, in a May 4, 2013, file photo, Floyd Mayweather Jr. exchanges punches with Robert Guerrero (not shown) in a WBC welterweight title fight in Las Vegas. At right, in a Nov. 12, 2011, file photo, Manny Pacquiao exchanges punches with  Juan Manuel Marquez (not shown) during a WBO welterweight title fight in Las Vegas. Don't expect to snag a $1,500 nosebleed ticket _ or any other ticket _ at the box office for the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. Just two weeks before the bout, tickets for the most anticipated fight in recent times have yet to go on public sale, with the two camps and the MGM Grand locked in a standoff over allotments. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Don’t expect to snag a $1,500 nosebleed ticket — or any other ticket — at the box office for the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.

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Kristin Hannah says novel ‘The Nightingale’ is her favorite

This cover image released by St. Martins Press shows "The Nightingale," a novel by Kristin Hannah. (AP Photo/St. Martins Press)

NEW YORK (AP) — Kristin Hannah says her new novel, “The Nightingale,” is her favorite book she’s written.

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Review: ‘Unfriended’ has interesting concept but still a dud

In this image released by Universal Pictures, Shelley Henning appears in a scene from "Unfriended." (Universal Pictures via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taking aim at cyberbullies on their home turf, Levan Gabriadze’s “Unfriended” envisions an I Know What You Did Last Summer-style vengeance scenario conducted by a ghost entirely via social media. Presented as if it were being witnessed on one of the protagonists’ laptops, the pic sticks with its gimmick more honestly than Nacho Vigalondo’s Open Windows, a Fantasia entry with a similar visual conceit. Though it’s substantially less successful in dramatic than in technical terms, the pic could draw some attention from genre diehards in niche bookings.

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WikiLeaks creates online archive of hacked Sony documents

In this Aug. 18, 2014, file photo, Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino, left, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speak during a news conference inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Whistleblower site WikiLeaks has put hundreds of thousands of emails and documents from last year's Sony hack into a searchable online archive. Assange says that its database includes more than 170,000 emails from Sony Pictures Entertainment and a subsidiary, plus more than 30,000 other documents. (John Stillwell/Pool Photo via AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony’s hacking problems aren’t over yet.

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