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A needlepoint cushion given to Ronald Reagan for his 70th birthday in 1981. The pillow, which will be sold by Christie's New York during a two-day auction of the contents of Ronald and Nancy Reagan's ranch-style home in California, has a pre-sale estimate of $1,000-1,500. Christie’s announced Thursday, June 30, 2016, highlights of the Sept. 21-22 sale in New York City. (Christie's via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
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Reed Hastings, left, CEO of Netflix, poses with Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer of Netflix, during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, June 30, 2016. Netflix plans to expand its Asian offerings to its subscribers around the world by tapping more creators in Asia.
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Japanese actress Kaori Momoi poses during the photo call for the movie "Sukiyaki Western Django" at the 64th Venice Film Festival, in Venice, Italy. The film world of Asia is too busy making movies of its own to fret much about the debate slamming Hollywood - the casting of white people in roles written for Asians. Momoi, who appeared in “Memoirs of a Geisha,” as well as Russian filmmaker Aleksandr Sokurov’s “The Sun,” suggested acting was ultimately about individual talent, not skin color or nationality.
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Union members cheer as they discuss preparations for a strike against as many as five of the city's eight casinos in Atlantic City, N.J. on Wednesday June 29, 2016. Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union says it will go on strike Friday if it can't reach new contracts with three casinos owned by Caesars Entertainment (Bally's, Caesars and Harrah's) and two casinos owned by billionaire investor Carl Icahn (the Tropicana and the Trump Taj Mahal). About 6,500 of the union's nearly 10,000 workers are at the five hotels.
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Author Alvin Toffler, gestures during his talk on the Fourth Wave at the Astrobiology Roadmap Workshop in Mountain View, Calif. Toffler, a guru of the post-industrial age whose million-selling "Future Shock" and other books anticipated the disruptions and transformations brought about by the rise of digital technology, has died. He was 87.
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A production still from "Jesus VR - The Story of Christ." The story of Jesus Christ is coming to virtual reality for the first time. Autumn Productions and VRWerx announced plans Wednesday, June 29, 2016, to release the live-action film on all major VR platforms this Christmas. (Autumn VR Inc. and VRWERX, LLC via AP)
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An Oscar statue is displayed at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Six months after announcing intentions to double the number of female and minority members in its ranks, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 683 new members to join the organization. The academy says its invitees are 46 percent female, 41 percent minority and represent 59 countries.(Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
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" correspondent Jessica Williams attends the 75th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Williams is leaving as a correspondent on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" after four years this week. But she's not straying far. The network said Wednesday, June 29 that Williams will be concentrating on a new scripted show that she's developing for Comedy Central.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
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Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse after a preliminary hearing, in Norristown, Pa. Hugh Hefner’s attorneys are asking a judge to dismiss the Playboy founder from a lawsuit filed by a woman who accuses Bill Cosby of abusing her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008. A motion filed Tuesday, June 28, in a Los Angeles federal court contends that a lawsuit filed by former model Chloe Goins is barred by the statute of limitations, and she has not pleaded facts that would allow the case to proceed.
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Actor Dennis Quaid and his wife Kimberly Buffington Quaid arrive for the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Kimberly filed for divorce on Monday, June 27, 2016 in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences. Kimberly Quaid’s filing seeks joint legal custody of their 8-year-old twins, as well as spousal support.
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Susie Castillo, left, Miss Ohio Teen 2005, Allie Leigh LaForce center, and Miss Michigan Teen 2005, Catherine Laurion,right , get excited as they await the announcement of the finalist in the 2005 Miss Teen USA Pageant in baton Rogue, La. The Miss Teen USA pageant is dropping the swimsuit portion of its competition. The Miss Universe organization announced Wednesday, June 29, 2016, that the pageant will replace the bathing suit section with an athletic wear competition. The 2016 Miss Teen USA pageant will be held in Las Vegas on July 30. (Mark Saltz/The Advocate via AP)
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Kanye West accepts the video vanguard award at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. West and Adidas are expanding their partnership that began almost two years ago with retail hubs for his Yeezy products and additional sportswear designs. The sportswear company announced the collaboration on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, and described it as the most significant partnership between a non-athlete and an athletic brand. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
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Margot Robbie, left, and Alexander Skarsgard in a scene from "The Legend of Tarzan." (Jonathan Olley/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)
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A pedestrian views his smartphone as he crosses South Broad Street in Philadelphia. The typical American adult during the first three months of 2016 is spending a staggering one hour a day more using media than just last year, with smartphones primarily accounting for the increase.
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Larry Sparks, right, Judy Marshall and Dan Marshall sing a Ralph Stanley song during the memorial service for Dr. Ralph Stanley on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, in McClure, Va. Sparks was a past member of the Clinch Mountain Boys which included Stanley. (Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier via AP)
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British actresses Jennifer Saunders, left, and Joanna Lumley as they pose for photographers during a photo call to promote the film 'Absolutely Fabulous', during the annual Gay Pride parade in London. Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley will be hoping to lift the spirits of a post-Brexit Britain when they attend the world premiere of “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie” Wednesday June 29, 2016. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File)
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Owen Suskind in a scene from "Life Animated." (The Orchard via AP)
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