Ralph Lauren's niece held on 'air rage' charges
DUBLIN (AP) _ The niece of fashion designer Ralph Lauren was arraigned Tuesday on charges of being dangerously drunk, threatening and verbally abusive on a New York-bound plane, forcing it to land in Ireland. Jewelry designer Jenny Lauren was arrested Monday after a Delta flight from Barcelona, Spain, made an unscheduled two-hour stop at Shannon, the major airport in western Ireland, to remove her from the plane.
Review: A look at some overlooked albums of 2013
A look at some of 2013's overlooked albums, from rocker Joan Jett to rapper E-40 and the Craig Taborn Trio. ____
Campion to preside over Cannes Film Festival jury
PARIS (AP) _ Director Jane Campion, the only woman to have won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, will lead the jury for the prestigious event this year. Festival organizers announced Tuesday that Campion will succeed Steven Spielberg, who led the jury last year.
Hong Kong movie mogul Run Run Shaw dies
HONG KONG (AP) _ Run Run Shaw built a Hong Kong movie and TV empire that nurtured rising talents like actor Chow Yun-fat and director John Woo, inspired Hollywood filmmakers such as Quentin Tarantino and produced the 1982 sci-fi classic "Blade Runner." Shaw's prolific studio helped bring kung fu films to the world but he also passed on the chance to sign one of the biggest names in that genre: the young Bruce Lee.
NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' hires a black woman
NEW YORK (AP) _ NBC's comic institution "Saturday Night Live," criticized recently for a lack of diversity, said on Monday that it was adding a black woman to its repertory cast when new episodes start again later this month. Sasheer Zamata, who graduated from the University of Virginia in 2008 and has worked with the New York Upright Citizens Brigade comedy troupe, will join for the Jan. 18 episode, for which Drake is the host and the musical guest. Zamata, 27, is from Indianapolis.
In 7th week, 'Frozen' tops box office with $19.6M
NEW YORK (AP) _ Disney's "Frozen" stayed warm despite frigid weekend temperatures across much of the country, regaining the top spot at the box office with $19.6 million in its seventh week of release. Several of the weekend's top films saw slight dips from winter conditions in the Northeast and Midwest in final box office numbers released Monday.
'Rudolph' voice actor Larry D. Mann dies at 91
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Larry D. Mann, who voiced Yukon Cornelius in the animated Christmas favorite "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," has died. He was 91. His son, Richard Mann, says the actor died of age-related causes on Monday in Los Angeles.
Ex-Miss Venezuela slain in robbery
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) _ Venezuelan authorities say a well-known soap-opera actress and former Miss Venezuela and her husband were shot and killed resisting a robbery after their car broke down. Prosecutors said in a statement that Monica Spear, 29, and Henry Thomas Berry, 49, were slain late Monday night near Puerto Cabello, Venezuela's main port.
Royal commute: Prince hops a train to Cambridge
LONDON (AP) _ Prince William has started a special 10-week course in agricultural management, commuting by train to the University of Cambridge. The future king, whose formal title is Duke of Cambridge, traveled Tuesday on the 9:44 a.m. train from London's King Cross station.
4 hours, 4 Super Bowl meals with Guy Fieri
NEW YORK (AP) _ The idea: With Food Network star Guy Fieri and comedian Judy Gold as my guides, find the best spots for Super Bowl-style grub in Manhattan. The reality: Fire up "When Harry Met Sally" and loop it on the diner scene (yes, the moaning). Now blast a laugh track, then add a profanity-spewing rabbi, enough X-rated commentary to render much of the evening's dialogue unquotable, and such gluttonous portions of high-fat food that by the end at least one of us would be vomiting.
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