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Bouchard says time to stop talking about ‘Twirlgate’

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada plays a shot to Caroline Garcia of France during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard — the unwitting protagonist of an Australian Open saga that has been dubbed “Twirlgate” — would prefer if people just focused on her tennis.

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‘Sniper’ success reveals power of conservative audience

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Kyle Gallner, left, and Bradley Cooper appear in a scene from "American Sniper."  The film is based on the autobiography by Chris Kyle. (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures)

NEW YORK (AP) — Empty seats were hard to come by at Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” over the holiday weekend, where the R-rated Iraq War drama — all words seldom attached to “blockbuster” — rolled to the kind of runaway success that makes Hollywood sit up and take notice.

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