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Review: 'Threepenny Opera' is energetic, fluid'

Review: 'Threepenny Opera' is energetic, fluid'NEW YORK (AP) — Mackie's back in town, and he and his fellow degenerates are serving up their anger and irony in The Atlantic Theater Company's energetic revival of "The Threepenny Opera," which opened Monday night off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater.

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Review: 'Only Lovers' a moody vampire movie

Review: 'Only Lovers' a moody vampire movieLOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Thin Man" with blood cocktails, an ode to hipsterism through the ages, a mainline shot of cool and a playful tribute to artistic fetishism, Jim Jarmusch's vampire romance "Only Lovers Left Alive" is an addictive mood and tone piece, a nocturnal reverie that incidentally celebrates a marriage that has lasted untold centuries. Almost nothing happens in this minor-key drift through a desolate, i

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Desperate for taxes, Puerto Rico tries to get grip on underground economy

Desperate for taxes, Puerto Rico tries to get grip on underground economyBy Luciana Lopez LARES, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Mattress maker Angel Lopez is both a problem and an opportunity for the Puerto Rican government. His one-man business works off the books as part of a vast underground economy, which doesn't directly pay into the treasury's coffers and is a major headache for an impoverished island that is

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3 sons unite to create new Roy Orbison song

3 sons unite to create new Roy Orbison songNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Roy Orbison's three sons are all musicians but never really got to play music with their dad — until now.

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Review: 'inFamous: Second Son' makes Seattle super

Review: 'inFamous: Second Son' makes Seattle superAh, Seattle, home of a thousand coffee shops, almost as many tech startups and the loudest fans in the NFL. Also, gangs of armed drug dealers, an oppressive paramilitary presence and a handful of superpowered rabble-rousers.

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Galveston Bay oil spill threatens bird migration

Galveston Bay oil spill threatens bird migrationMcALLEN, Texas (AP) — Crews armed with infrared cameras planned to work through the night after a barge carrying nearly a million gallons of especially thick, sticky oil collided with a ship in Galveston Bay, leaking an unknown amount of the fuel into the popular bird habitat as the peak of the migratory shorebird season was approaching.

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