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Taylor Swift gets heat for NYC ad

New York City transplant Taylor Swift is getting criticized for her new ad promoting tourism to the city. Also, a look at the big winners of BAFTA's Britannia Awards. Suzanne Marques reports on the day's top entertainment headlines.

Could Lennox's new album be her last?

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Annie Lennox's new album Nostalgia revels in taking time and looking back.

Channahon Police Seek Owners Of Headstone Placed In Halloween Display

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Channahon Police Seek Owners Of Headstone Placed In Halloween Display
Police in southwest suburban Channahon were trying to figure out how a real headstone ended up in a Halloween display.

Muslim men over 50 pray at Jerusalem's Aqsa mosque amid tight security

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Muslim men over 50 prayed at the Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday amid intense security, a day after Israel closed all access to the sacred compound for the first time in more than a decade following violence on the streets.

Melissa Rivers Shares a Throwback Halloween Photo with Mom Joan

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The pic comes as Melissa is looking into possible legal action against a Manhattan clinic


JK Rowling reveals the secrets of Dolores Umbridge

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Rowling tells how Harry Potters least favourite teacher was based on a former teacher of her own, whom the author disliked intensely on sight Continue ... more

Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I review

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This high-octane story of Roundheads and revenge, heroes and villains, is rather cavalier with its sources Continue reading...

Top 10 must-haves for the modern witch

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Wands? Broomsticks? Surely not. Skriders and ready-potions are the latest must-have gadgets in Witchworld, says Emma Fischel Continue reading...

Reader reviews roundup

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We've got voiceless swans, gullible scarecrows, alien invasions, trips into outer space and more, all featuring in this week's roundup of your reviews Continue reading...

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater - review

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'The second time I read it, I no longer thought it was good I thought it was phenomenal!' Continue reading...

John Denver bust swiped at heavy-metal ball

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John Denver bust swiped at heavy-metal ball
A Denver radio station that sponsored a heavy-metal Halloween ball is pleading for the return of a bust of John Denver that went missing during ... more

Man's own dog helps police bust him

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Man's own dog helps police bust him
Police in central Alabama say a man's own dog helped officers bust him on a drug charge.         

Man's Halloween scene resembles a lynching

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Man's Halloween scene resembles a lynching
MINNEAPOLIS — A Halloween display in Minneapolis has been taken down after several neighbors expressed concern that the scene resembled a lynching.         

Fleeing suspect loses underwear, finds pants

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Fleeing suspect loses underwear, finds pants
Police trying to arrest a man in Oregon found him in nothing but underwear, and then he ended up in his birthday suit before he ... more

DNA from toilet leads cops to burglary suspect

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DNA from toilet leads cops to burglary suspect
Police say an Albuquerque man took a gamble on a $250,000 heist but lost after forgetting his straight flush.         

'Nightcrawler': How big at the box office?

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By Ariana Bacle Ariana Bacle tries to foretell whether new Jake Gyllenhaal thriller can outearn ''Ouija'' this weekend

'Mockingjay' trailer: Katniss sends a message

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By Samantha Highfill

'Terminator: Genisys': What we saw on the set--and hints on new twists

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By Nicole Sperling Nicole Sperling's notes on Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Matt Smith, and the plan to reboot franchise

'Terminator: Genisys' First Look: See 2 new EW covers

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By Nicole Sperling Inside dish on creative team's time-twisty plan to reconnect fans to what made first two movies so cool

6. St. Vincent - $7.75M

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6. St. Vincent - $7.75M
Maggie (McCarthy), a single mother, moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her 12-year old son, Oliver (Lieberher). Forced to work long hours, she ... more

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Lose First Battle in Fight Against Marvin Gaye's Family

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The fight between Robin Thicke and Pharrell and Marvin Gaye's family continues, as a U.S. District Judge denied the pair's motion for a summary judgment in ... more

Opera & Classical Music Listings for Oct. 31-Nov. 6

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A selected, critical guide to classical music performances in New York City.

Music Review: An Evening of Steve Reich at Zankel Hall

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Music Review: An Evening of Steve Reich at Zankel Hall
The percussionist Colin Currie led a performance of three works by Steve Reich, including the American premiere of Quartet.

Jazz Listings for Oct. 31-Nov. 6

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A selected, critical guide to jazz performances in New York City.

Music Review: Sphinx Virtuosi and Catalyst Quartet at Carnegie Hall

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Music Review: Sphinx Virtuosi and Catalyst Quartet at Carnegie Hall
Sphinx Virtuosi wound up a 14-city national tour with a 90-minute program, including a newly written tribute to “The Star-Spangled Banner,” at Carnegie Hall on ... more

Theater Review: ‘The Real Thing,' With Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Opens on Broadway

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Theater Review: ‘The Real Thing,' With Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Opens on Broadway
This revival of Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award-winning 1982 play about marital love and infidelity offers some lessons in chemistry.

Theater Review: Zvi Sahar’s 'Salt of the Earth' at BAM

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Theater Review: Zvi Sahar’s 'Salt of the Earth' at BAM
Zvi Sahar’s theater piece “Salt of the Earth” is set in a dystopian Israel under siege from within.

Theater Review: ‘Six Characters in Search of an Author’ at BAM

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Theater Review: ‘Six Characters in Search of an Author’ at BAM
“Six Characters in Search of an Author” retains its haunting, experimental feel in Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota’s production at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Harvey Theater.

Theater Review: ‘The Dreary Coast,’ on the Banks of the Gowanus Canal

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In “The Dreary Coast,” an immersive theatrical work from Jeff Stark, Hades, king of the underworld, sits enthroned on the banks of the Gowanus Canal.

Theater Listings for Oct. 31-Nov. 6

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Theater Listings for Oct. 31-Nov. 6
A critical guide to productions in New York City, including shows in previews.

Trick-or-treat for deals at Phoenix restaurants, stores

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Trick-or-treat for deals at Phoenix restaurants, stores
Wear a costume to get deals on Halloween.         

Review: 'Harmontown' explores 'Community' fandom

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Review: 'Harmontown' explores 'Community' fandom
A documentary that follows "Community" creator Dan Harmon on tour.         

Food on the move: 36 food trucks to try

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Food on the move: 36 food trucks to try
Step outside your sandwich-shop comfort zone and try a food truck near you.         

Last-minute Halloween costume ideas

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Last-minute Halloween costume ideas
Here are some ways to get creative with a costume in the final 24 hours before Halloween.         

25 classic Halloween songs, from Alice Cooper to the Who

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25 classic Halloween songs, from Alice Cooper to the Who
Have a rocking Halloween with these Ghoultide hits -- Alice Cooper, the Who, Bauhaus and more.         

What’s on TV Friday

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Television highlights.

Advertising: For Veterans Day, a TV Special That Will Span 6 Cable Networks

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Advertising: For Veterans Day, a TV Special That Will Span 6 Cable Networks
The media giant Scripps Networks Interactive is preparing an hourlong special, centered on the celebration of the Hawaiian homecoming of a wounded serviceman.

Television Review: ‘Brad Meltzer’s Lost History,’ on H2, Looks for Artifacts

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Television Review: ‘Brad Meltzer’s Lost History,’ on H2, Looks for Artifacts
“Brad Meltzer’s Lost History,” a new series on H2, asks viewers to help find historical artifacts that have vanished.

Television Review: Frances McDormand Stars in ‘Olive Kitteridge’ on HBO

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Television Review: Frances McDormand Stars in ‘Olive Kitteridge’ on HBO
Frances McDormand is the crabby, caustic title character in the HBO mini-series adaptation of Elizabeth Strout’s novel “Olive Kitteridge.”

‘The View’ to Be Run by ABC News as It Adjusts to Life Without Walters

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‘The View’ to Be Run by ABC News as It Adjusts to Life Without Walters
The move comes as the show has shaken up its roster of hosts and faces strong competition from “The Talk” on CBS.