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Mourning and memories in Garcia Marquez's languid hometown

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ARACATACA, Colombia - The sleepy Colombian town that was Gabriel Garcia Marquez's birthplace and inspired him to write "One Hundred Years of Solitude" mourned its Nobel Prize-winning author on Friday with music, candles and flowers.

Fri, Apr 18 2014

Singer Chris Brown's assault trial delayed to next week

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WASHINGTON - Singer Chris Brown's assault trial was delayed on Friday, when a Washington, D.C., judge put off a verdict for the R&B artist's bodyguard whose trial on the same charge is scheduled to conclude first.

Thu, Apr 17 2014

'X-Men' director hit by sex abuse lawsuit weeks before premiere

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LOS ANGELES - A man who has sued filmmaker Bryan Singer, the director of the upcoming blockbuster action film "X-Men: Days of Future Past," for allegedly raping him as a teenager said on Thursday that his claims of sexual abuse went unheeded by authorities. | Video

U.S. music labels sue Pandora over royalties for golden oldies

NEW YORK - Several major U.S. music companies sued Pandora Media Inc on Thursday, accusing the online streaming service of cheating them out of royalties by playing thousands of pre-1972 recordings without paying royalties.

Entertainment, Fashion, Music 17 Apr 2014

Miley Cyrus remains hospitalized, cancels two more concerts

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LOS ANGELES - Miley Cyrus, who is suffering from a sinus infection, has postponed two more U.S. concerts on her "Bangerz" tour as the pop star remains hospitalized following an allergic reaction to antibiotics, her concert promoter said on Thursday.

Fri, Apr 18 2014

Music films hit distinct note at annual Tribeca Film Festival

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NEW YORK - Music and movies played together even before sound revolutionized film during its infancy, and so it is at the Tribeca Film Festival where the documentary lineup is heavy on musical subjects, from hip hop star Nas to shock rocker Alice Cooper.

Entertainment, Fashion, Film 18 Apr 2014

Thu, Apr 17 2014

Rihanna settles multimillion-dollar lawsuit with ex-accountants

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NEW YORK - Pop star Rihanna has agreed to settle a lawsuit with her former accountants accusing them of mismanaging her finances and costing her millions of dollars, lawyers for the parties told a federal judge on Thursday.

Cannes festival lineup mixes Hollywood star power, world cinema

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PARIS - Hollywood star power will vie with world cinema and a large crop of French films, including New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard's latest, for the top prize next month at the 67th Cannes film festival, the world's most important cinema showcase.

Entertainment, Fashion, Film 17 Apr 2014

Salsa music great José 'Cheo' Feliciano, 78, dies in car crash

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SAN JUAN - Puerto Rican singer José Luis "Cheo" Feliciano, who performed with some of salsa's top stars, was killed in a car crash in San Juan early Thursday morning, police said.

Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87

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MEXICO CITY - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, died on Thursday. He was 87. | Video

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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.