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Pop icon Madonna announces dates for 'Rebel Heart' tour

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NEW YORK - Madonna will begin an international tour to promote her new album "Rebel Heart" with a concert at the American Airlines Arena in Miami in August, her promoters, Live Nation, said on Monday.

'Millionaire Next Door' author dies in car crash near Atlanta

ATLANTA - Thomas J. Stanley, author of the best-selling book, "The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy," has died in a car crash near his home in suburban Atlanta, police said on Monday. He was 71.

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Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list, Michael Jordan joins

- Bill Gates stands atop Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg joined the top 20 and basketball star Michael Jordan plowed new air by making the list for the first time.

Money 2:36pm EST

Metals tycoon Potanin becomes Russia's richest man: Forbes

MOSCOW - Metals tycoon Vladimir Potanin has become Russia's wealthiest businessman with an estimated fortune of $15.4 billion, overtaking Alisher Usmanov who had worn the crown for three years in a row, according to the latest rating from U.S. magazine Forbes.

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William Shatner cannot attend friend Leonard Nimoy's funeral

LOS ANGELES - William Shatner cannot attend the funeral of his friend and "Star Trek" co-star Leonard Nimoy because of a prior commitment for a charity ball, the actor said on Twitter on Saturday.

01 Mar 2015

Celebrated Turkish novelist Yasar Kemal dead at 91

ISTANBUL - Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey's greatest writers who celebrated the lives of the downtrodden and whose works were translated into 40 languages, died on Saturday. He was 91 years old.

28 Feb 2015

Lupita Nyong'o's $150,000 Oscar gown returned by thief via TMZ

LOS ANGELES - The $150,000 Oscar gown worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o that was stolen two days ago was returned on Friday by the thief, who tipped off celebrity news site TMZ.com after learning the pearls on the dress were fake, according to officials and the website.

Oddly Enough, 28 Feb 2015

Former pop star Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 years for child sex offenses

LONDON - Former British pop singer Gary Glitter, who shot to fame in the 1970s as a "glam-rock" star but was later convicted of child sex crimes, was sentenced to 16 years in prison after being found guilty of indecently assaulting three girls. | Video

Music, 27 Feb 2015

Lupita Nyong'o's $150,000 Oscars dress stolen from hotel

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - The $150,000 pearl-studded, custom-made Calvin Klein dress worn by Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Academy Awards has been stolen, police said on Thursday.

U.S. 26 Feb 2015

Madonna in unscripted plunge steals show at Brit awards

LONDON - Pop diva Madonna's gasp-inducing "wardrobe malfunction" at a star-studded London awards ceremony grabbed British headlines on Thursday along with photos of her falling backwards downstairs tangled in a swirling cape.

26 Feb 2015