Ryan Gosling reacts as the true winner of best picture is announced at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Is that a joke? Oscar mix-up leads to funny memes, tweets

The best picture Oscar blunder prompted snickering from Ryan Gosling and a cascade of politically tinged jokes on Twitter, with some even declaring Hillary Clinton the winner.

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In this May 31, 2015, file photo, Bill Paxton arrives at the Critics' Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Family representative says actor Bill Paxton has died

Bill Paxton, a prolific and charismatic actor who had memorable roles in such blockbusters as "Apollo 13" and "Titanic" while also cherishing his work in "One False Move" and other low-budget movies and in the HBO series "Big Love," has died from complications due to surgery. He was 61.

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Dwayne Johnson appears during a rehearsal for the 89th Academy Awards.

A cadre of casually clad stars come through Oscar rehearsals

Dwayne Johnson posed for a solo pic on the Dolby Theatre stage.

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Actor George Clooney poses with the Honorary Cesar award during a photocall at the 42nd Cesar Film Awards ceremony at Salle Pleyel in Paris, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. This annual ceremony is presented by the French Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques. (AP

Clooney uses Cesar award to warn about hate in age of Trump

George Clooney used the stage at the 42nd Cesar awards, France's equivalent of the Oscars, to criticize U.S. President Donald Trump, without directly calling him out by name.

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This Jan. 26, 2014 file photo shows Robin Thicke, left, and Paula Patton at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

Robin Thicke's ex-wife accuses him of evidence tampering

Attorneys for Robin Thicke's ex-wife in a court filing made public Thursday accused the singer of tampering with a court order.

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Rapper Chris Brown performs at the 2015 Hot 97 Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. A judge Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.

Judge orders R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from ex

 A judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of physically abusing and threatening her.

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Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie sits with child actress Sareum Srey Moch, left, and actor Mun Kimhak, right, during a press conference in Siem Reap, Cambodia, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.

Jolie hopes family will come out 'stronger' after breakup

Angelina Jolie says that she and her family have been going through a "difficult time" since the breakup of her marriage to Brad Pitt, but added that hopefully they would come out "stronger for it."

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This image released by Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures shows Matt Damon as William Garin in a scene from

'Lego Batman' stays No. 1, conquers 'The Great Wall'

NEW YORK (AP) — "The Great Wall" was a hit in China. In North America, it was a dud.

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Justin Bieber performs at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. A Las Vegas man who says Bieber assaulted him in Cleveland eight months ago has filed a police report about the fracas.

Bieber under investigation for Los Angeles restaurant fracas

Los Angeles authorities say they are investigating a report that Justin Bieber head butted a man during an argument at a Sunset Strip restaurant.

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Queen Latifah.

Queen Latifah to be honored as an entertainment icon

Queen Latifah will get the royal treatment at the upcoming American Black Film Festival Honors.

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Beyonce and guitarist Carlos Santana perform for the pre-game show before the start of Super Bowl XXXVII in San Diego.

Carlos Santana says praise for Adele wasn't dig at Beyonce

Carlos Santana says he was only trying to congratulate Adele on her big night at the Grammys when he said Beyonce "is very beautiful to look at" but "not a singer, singer."

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Actress Lindsay Lohan.

Lindsay Lohan: Support Trump, would be 'a positive thing'

Lindsay Lohan says Americans need to come together in support of President Donald Trump.

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YouTube star Felix Kjellberg arrives at the premiere of

Disney ends deal with YouTube star over anti-Semitic stunt

Disney's Maker Studios and Google's YouTube are distancing themselves from a top YouTube star after he made jokes construed as anti-Semitic and posted Nazi imagery in his videos.

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Dwayne

'The Rock' joins critics of Under Armour CEO's Trump remark

Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and professional ballerina Misty Copeland have joined basketball star Stephen Curry in criticizing the CEO of sports apparel company Under Armour for praising President Donald Trump.

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This image released by Lionsgate shows Keanu Reeves in a scene from,

'Lego Batman' dominates 'Fifty Shades Darker' at box office

Moviegoers could choose violence, sex or family-friendly fare this weekend with three diverse new offerings that all drew healthy numbers at the box office.

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Beyonce performing at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland.

Beyonce faces $20M copyright suit from YouTube star's estate

The estate of a late New Orleans YouTube star has filed a $20 million copyright infringement lawsuit against Beyonce over the use of his voice in her "Formation" video.

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Jake Gyllenhaal participates in Broadway's

With 'love and joy,' Jake Gyllenhaal opens Broadway theater

Broadway welcomed a new theater Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Jake Gyllenhaal.

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This image released by Lionsgate shows Keanu Reeves in a scene from,

Review: 'John Wick 2' is an extravagantly violent good time

Before you buy a ticket to see "John Wick: Chapter 2 ," the improbably fun sequel to the implausibly good "John Wick," you might want to ask yourself how much tolerance you have for gun shots to the head, because there are a lot of those in "John Wick: Chapter 2."

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Singer Lady Gaga performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons.

Lady Gaga delivers a show big on flash and inclusiveness

Lady Gaga dropped from the top of Houston's NRG Stadium to open her halftime show and dropped the mic at the end, offering a program that delivered high-energy hits and an inclusive theme.

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Singer Lady Gaga performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Houston.

Lady Gaga delivers a show big on flash and inclusiveness

Lady Gaga dropped from the top of Houston's NRG Stadium to open her halftime show and dropped the mic at the end, offering a program that delivered high-energy hits and an inclusive theme.

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Movies

Lav Diaz, director of 'Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis' addresses the audience after receiving the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for a feature film that opens new perspectives.

Migrant island documentary "Fire at Sea" wins at Berlin fest

BERLIN (AP) — "Fire at Sea," a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa — many migrants' first destination on risky journeys toward safety and a better life in Europe

TV

Bill Cosby enters the Montgomery County Courthouse for a court appearance in Norristown, Pa.

Cosby loses appeal; case appears headed to evidence hearing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's criminal sexual-assault case appears to be headed toward an evidence hearing after a judge denied his latest effort to throw the charges out.

Music

Ex-ABBA members make rare joint appearance at grand opening

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The four former members of iconic Swedish pop group ABBA have made a rare joint appearance for the opening of a Stockholm restaurant inspired by the "Mamma Mia!" musical.

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