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Prosecution expert says ‘American Sniper’ suspect not insane

Clinical-forensic psychologist and neuropsychologist J. Randall Price, left, testifies as Erath County District Attorney Alan Nash looks on during the capital murder trial of Eddie Ray Routh at the Erath County, Donald R. Jones Justice Center Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in Stephenville, Texas.  Routh, 27, of Lancaster, is charged with the 2013 deaths of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range near Glen Rose, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero,Pool)

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — An ex-Marine charged with shooting “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and another man was not legally insane, a prosecution expert said, suggesting the man may have gotten some of his ideas from the television show “Seinfeld.”

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Photos by nanny, focus of film up for Oscar, in legal limbo

In this Jan. 5, 2011 file photo, collector John Maloof, left, and Chicago Cultural Center chief curator Lanny Silverman, center, carry prints of Vivian Maier's work past sign painter Stephen Reynolds as they prepare for the first exhibit of her work in Chicago. Interest in the subject of a documentary up for an Academy Award Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, "Finding Vivian Maier," has sparked a legal battle over lucrative copyrights to the photography of the late, camera-toting nanny from Chicago. Maloof, who bought a storage box at auction stuffed-full of her negatives for $400 in 2007, and later, bought 100,000 more negatives, is at center stage in the dispute. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — A messy legal fight over copyrights to streetscape photos shot by a Chicago nanny whose life is chronicled in “Finding Vivian Maier,” which is nominated for an Oscar on Sunday, threatens to slow or even stop new releases of her once-unknown work that has become a sensation only after her death.

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Movie mumbles: The story behind the ‘Interstellar’ dialogue

This photo released by Paramount Pictures shows, Matthew McConaughey, in a scene from the film, "Interstellar," from Paramount Pictures and Warner Brothers Pictures, in association with Legendary Pictures. The film, directed by Christopher Nolan, has five Oscar nominations, including Hans Zimmer for music - original score. The 87th annual Academy Awards are held on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Melinda Sue Gordon)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “What did they say?”

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Prosecution expert says ‘American Sniper’ suspect not insane

Former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh walks to take his seat in the court during his capital murder trial at the Erath County, Donald R. Jones Justice Center Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, in Stephenville, Texas.  Routh is charged with the 2013 deaths of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range near Glen Rose, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero,Pool)

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — The ex-Marine charged with shooting “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and another man was not legally insane, a prosecution expert said, suggesting the man may have gotten some of his ideas from the television show “Seinfeld.”

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Love blossoms, wanes in Sarah Polley’s ‘Waltz’

In this Sept. 11, 2011 photo, director-screenwriter-actress Sarah Polley poses for a portrait during the 36th Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada.  (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)

TORONTO (AP) — Sarah Polley’s getting an earful from reporters asking her just how autobiographical the marital breakup is in her latest film, “Take This Waltz.” The writer-director’s answer: It’s not autobiographical at all.

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