New this week: 'Clemency,' BET Awards, HAIM, 'Doctor Sleep'
(Neon via AP)Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Written and directed by Chinonye Chukwu, Clemency was well-reviewed but got unjustly overshadowed by some of the higher profile awards contenders when it was released in December. Doctor Sleep: The Directors Cut: This Danny Torrance-focused sequel to The Shining was a little divisive upon release, which wasnt all that surprising. Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSICGrey Daze: Fans of the late Grammy-winning screeching rock singer Chester Bennington will get a chance to hear him one more time. HAIM: Its been three years since sister trio HAIM have released a new album.
After winter apart, piping plovers Monty and Rose reunite at Montrose Beach
Like last summer, protective measures will be implemented as soon as any eggs are laid, Clemency said. An Illinois Department of Natural Resources biologist will place a cage over the nest to deter prowling predators while Monty and Rose take turns on incubation duty. USDA biologists will also put up a camera for nest monitoring.chicagotribune.com
South Florida woman convicted of Medicare fraud granted clemency by Trump
ORLANDO, Fla. – A South Florida woman convicted in a $205 million Medicare fraud scheme is among the 11 federal inmates around the nation on whose behalf President Donald Trump has taken clemency actions. Mommy is coming home.”“I’m just thankful to Trump for giving me my life back,” Hector Negron said from South Florida. She was convicted in 2011 on 24 counts of conspiracy, health care fraud and money laundering, among other charges. Federal prosecutors said she and two co-defendants conducted a $205 million Medicare fraud scheme in South Florida. “We are so thankful for everyone who has helped us but particularly to President Trump," Cruz said.