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Wed, Apr 23 2014

A Minute With: Sam Claflin on horror, heroes and 'Hunger Games'

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LOS ANGELES - Sam Claflin has fought pirates, fallen in love with Snow White and participated in a "Hunger Games" battle-to-the-death, but in his latest film, the British actor takes on the frightening consequences of the supernatural.

'The Other Woman' serves up revenge in comic female fantasy

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'Frozen' soundtrack notches biggest sales week, tops Billboard

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LOS ANGELES - The soundtrack for Disney's hit film "Frozen" notched its 11th nonconsecutive week at the top spot of the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, earning its best sales week and becoming the animated-film soundtrack with the longest run at the top of the charts.

Music, Entertainment, Fashion 23 Apr 2014

Doctor convicted in Michael Jackson death denied latest appeal

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LOS ANGELES - The California Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to hear an appeal by Michael Jackson's personal physician, Conrad Murray, who was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the pop star's death.

Malians who sang out against conflict get Songlines honors

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LONDON - Malian ngoni player Bassekou Kouyate, whose album "Jama Ko" urged his countrymen to stand together just as Mali erupted in conflict, has won the Best Artist accolade in the annual awards for world music magazine Songlines.

Entertainment, Fashion, Music 23 Apr 2014

Contestant of ABC TV's 'The Bachelorette' dies in Utah accident

LOS ANGELES - A contestant on the upcoming season of ABC's reality TV show "The Bachelorette" has died, the program's producers said on Wednesday.

Jodie Foster marries girlfriend Alexandra Hedison

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LOS ANGELES - Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend, the photographer Alexandra Hedison, a representative for the Oscar-winning actress said on Wednesday.

Entertainment, Fashion 23 Apr 2014

R&B singer Chris Brown's assault trial delayed by bodyguard case

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WASHINGTON - R&B singer Chris Brown's trial for allegedly assaulting a fan outside a hotel in Washington, D.C., was delayed again on Wednesday after his defense said more time was needed to arrange for the testimony of his bodyguard.

MTV Video Music Awards to return to Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES - The annual MTV Video Music Awards, one of the music industry's top televised showcases, will return to Los Angeles this summer from New York City, the U.S. cable channel said on Wednesday.

Entertainment, Fashion, Music 23 Apr 2014

AOL, Microsoft lure advertisers with TV-style shows

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NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES - Technology powerhouses like Microsoft Corp and AOL Inc are flexing their muscles as storytellers, parading TV network-style shows before advertisers at an annual digital content showcase in New York next week.

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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.