27 March 2015

Gun owned by agent who toppled Capone headed to Vegas museum

This Wednesday, March 25, 2015 photo shows a Smith & Wesson .38 Special in Mountainside, N.J. The gun belonged to IRS investigator Michael Malone, the man who went undercover to infiltrate Al Capone's gang in the 1930s and eventually brought down the feared mobster. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J. (AP) — The gun is a triumph of American craftsmanship from the early 20th century, its sleek barrel familiar to anyone raised on the movies of Bogart and Cagney, "Scarface" and "Little Caesar."


27 March 2015

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

27 March 2015

Lesnar marks WWE loyalty with main event at WrestleMania

FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2011, file photo, Brock Lesnar enters the ring before his UFC heavyweight mixed martial arts match against Alistair Overeem of the Netherlands in Las Vegas. Lesnar decided this week to spurn an MMA return where he ruled for years as the heavyweight champion of both the cage and pay-per-view buyrates and signed a multi-year extension with WWE. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)Brock Lesnar will keep his heavyweight championship defenses on the WWE Network.


27 March 2015

Blaze on New York's Fire Island ruins gay resort landmarks

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — An early morning blaze on Fire Island destroyed several structures, including two well-known landmarks in a historic gay resort, and required dozens of firefighters to respond by ferry from the mainland of Long Island, fire and police officials said Friday.

27 March 2015

Romania questions ex-minister over 3 Picassos, 100 paintings

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors investigating an alleged bribery scheme have questioned the former finance minister about the origins of 100 paintings, including three works by Pablo Picasso.

27 March 2015

'Teen Mom 3' star's ex charged with posting explicit images

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The ex-boyfriend of a star of MTV's "Teen Mom 3" has been charged with posting sexually explicit images on social media sites.

27 March 2015

Museum's 'Little Syria' exhibit going to Ellis Island

In this Dec. 7, 2012 photo provided by Derrica Hamilton is an exhibit at the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Mich. The museum is sending its exhibition about one of the earliest Arab-American settlements to Ellis Island. The exhibit, titled "Little Syria," documents the once-thriving Lower Manhattan neighborhood home to many Arabs during the immigration wave of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. (AP Photo/Derrica Hamilton)DETROIT (AP) — The Arab American National Museum is sending its exhibition about one of the earliest Arab-American settlements to Ellis Island, the same place where many of those immigrants first set foot in the U.S.


27 March 2015

End of 'Mad Men,' but show's relics find new life at museum

“Mad Men,” cast member Jon Hamm who played Donald Draper, poses beside Don's charcoal grey suit and some objects AMC and Lionsgate TV series, "Mad Men" that were donated to the National Museum of American History, Friday, March 27, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — Don Draper is making his exit with "Mad Men" this year, but his image as a 1960s advertising man will live on at the Smithsonian Institution.


27 March 2015

Actress Drea de Matteo loses apartment in NYC blast

FILE - This March 5, 2015 file photo shows, actress Drea de Matteo during the Wizard World Comic Con Fan Fest Chicago at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. Among those who lost their homes in the powerful blast and fire in Manhattan’s trendy East Village was former “Sopranos” actress de Matteo. The actress took to Instagram Thursday, March 26, 2015, to share two dramatic photos of firefighters battling smoke and flames. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Among those who lost their homes in the powerful blast and fire in Manhattan's East Village was former "Sopranos" actress Drea de Matteo.


27 March 2015

Zayn Malik says he worries he's let fans down by leaving 1D

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013 file photo, Zayn Malik of One Direction gives his autograph to Japanese fans during an event for their film "One Direction: This Is Us", in Makuhari near Tokyo.Chart-topping boy band One Direction says Zayn Malik has left the group. The band confirmed his departure Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in a statement. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)LONDON (AP) — Zayn Malik says he worries that he's let One Direction fans down by leaving the world-conquering boy band, but couldn't carry on in a role that made him unhappy.


27 March 2015

Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer dies at 83

FILE - This is a Oct. 6, 2011 file photo of Swedish poet and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature Tomas Transtromer. Swedish publisher Bonniers said Friday March 27, 2015 that Swedish poet and Nobel Literature Prize winner Tomas Transtromer has died at age 83. (AP Photo/ Maja Suslin, SCANPIX , File) SWEDEN OUTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish poet and Nobel Literature Prize winner Tomas Transtromer has died at age 83, Swedish publisher Bonniers said Friday.


27 March 2015

Performances of 'Stomp' canceled after building collapse

A debris pile remains in the aftermath of a building collapse following an explosion and fire in the East Village neighborhood in New York, Friday, March 27, 2015. Authorities say two people are unaccounted for following an apparent gas explosion that leveled three buildings. Preliminary evidence suggested a gas explosion amid plumbing and gas work inside the building was to blame. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)NEW YORK (AP) — Five performances of the propulsive show "Stomp" have been cancelled following an apparent gas explosion in Manhattan's East Village.


27 March 2015

Mannequins by designer Ralph Pucci fill NYC exhibition

Mannequins are positioned during the installation of The Art of the Mannequin, by artist Ralph Pucci, at the Museum of Arts and Design, in New York on Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — A room full of mannequins is the subject of a new museum exhibition in New York City.


27 March 2015

Indie horror movie 'It Follows' gets wide theater release

In this Wed., March 25, 2015 photo, American actress and star of the horror film "It Follows" Maika Monroe poses for a portrait in New York. The film opens to a wide release in the U.S. on Friday, March 27. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Two weeks after opening in just four theaters, the indie horror movie "It Follows" is getting a wide release this weekend.


27 March 2015

Swedish publisher says poet and Nobel Prize winner Tomas Transtromer has died at age 83.

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish publisher says poet and Nobel Prize winner Tomas Transtromer has died at age 83. .

27 March 2015

Bill Clinton's 'flaws' the subject of off-Broadway musical

In this image released by JT-Pr, from left, Tom Galantich, as Bill Clinton, Kerry Butler, as Hillary Rodham Clinton and Duke Lafoon as Billy Clinton, appear during a performance of "Clinton the Musical."The musical begins previews off-Broadway at New World Stages on March 25 and opens April 9. (AP Photo/JT-Pr, Russ Rowland)NEW YORK (AP) — The Clintons are going back to the White House this spring — onstage, that is.


27 March 2015

Billie Joe Armstrong musical comes to Atlantic Theater Co.

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, file photo, Billie Joe Armstrong performs at the 6th Annual Little Kids Rock benefit presented by Guitar Center at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. Green Day front-man Armstrong’s new musical, the final installment of Dominique Morisseau's Detroit trilogy and the world premiere of a David Yazbek musical will be the highlights as the Atlantic Theater Company celebrates its 30th anniversary season. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Green Day front man and "American Idiot" co-creator Billie Joe Armstrong's new musical, the final installment of Dominique Morisseau's Detroit trilogy and the world premiere of a David Yazbek musical will be the highlights as the Atlantic Theater Company celebrates its 30th anniversary season.


27 March 2015

Comedy group accountant named employee of month stole $240K

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An accountant for a famous Princeton University musical-comedy group who was once named by Esquire magazine as an "employee of the month" has admitted embezzling $240,000.

27 March 2015

Vin Diesel says Oscars weighted against action films

FILE - In this April 29, 2011, file photo, Actor Vin Diesel poses during the photo call of the movie "Fast and Furious 5", in Rome. Diesel said Friday, March 27, 2015, that the latest "Fast & Furious" film deserves a best picture Oscar but has two strikes against it when it comes to the Academy, it's an action flick and it's a sequel. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)BEIJING (AP) — Vin Diesel said Friday that the latest "Fast & Furious" film deserves a best picture Oscar but has two strikes against it when it comes to the Academy — it's an action flick and it's a sequel.


27 March 2015

Game show is lottery, Monopoly combo; Billy Gardell hosts

In this undated photo provided by Monopoly Millionaires' Club, host Bill Gardell congratulates contestant Waltriessa Deleon of Texas as she wins a big cash prize on the new game show “Monopoly Millionaires' Club.” The show debuts the weekend of March 28-29, 2015. (AP Photo/Monopoly Millionaires' Club, Steve Reed)LOS ANGELES (AP) — It sounds like a Swiss Army knife version of a TV game show: a combination of a venerable board game, state lotteries, Las Vegas and seasoned comedian Billy Gardell as host.