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  • Donald Trump wealth details released by federal regulators

    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal election regulators released new details Wednesday about Republican presidential candidate and celebrity businessman Donald Trump's wealth and financial holdings, weeks after he estimated his net worth at roughly $10 billion. Trump, widely believed to be the wealthiest...

  • Felony case against Anna Nicole Smith confidante dismissed

    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Wednesday dismissed two felony conspiracy convictions against Anna Nicole Smith's lawyer-boyfriend, ruling it would be unfair to prolong the six-year-old case involving prescription drugs provided to Smith. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Robert J. Perry...

  • Title says it all on Syfy's 'Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!'

    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — The pun is as fitting as it is inevitable, so let's go ahead and get it out of the way: "Sharknado 3" has definitely jumped the shark. It airs Wednesday at 9 p.m. EDT on Syfy as the latest in what, before now, was settling into a much-anticipated summer TV rite. Beware: Seek...

  • Tishomingo hit hard by news of Blake Shelton-Miranda Lambert divorce

    BY RITA SHERROW, Tulsa World | Published: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    The news of the Blake Shelton-Miranda Lambert divorce probably hit nowhere harder than in their adopted hometown of Tishomingo. Ray Lokey, publisher and managing editor of the Johnston County Capital-Democrat , reportedly told people.com that the community is "in a state of shock." "We...

  • Unwanted gift from Stalin, Warsaw Palace of Culture turns 60

    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Some Poles liken the skyscraper to an elephant in lace underpants. A famous poet dubbed it "the nightmare of a drunken baker." And one joke goes that it provides the best view of Warsaw because you can't see the building from inside. Warsaw's Palace of Culture and Science...

  • Sebastian Junger writing book on troops returning home

    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sebastian Junger's next book will continue his reporting on veterans, this time on what happens when they return home. Hachette Book Group imprint Twelve told The Associated Press on Wednesday that its plans a May 2016 release for Junger's "Tribe." The book is a sequel to "War,"...

  • Your Favorite '80s Stars Had A Little Behind-The-Scenes Love Triangle

    Published: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    While we were all watching the families of "Growing Pains," "Full House" and "The Wonder Years" go through their various ups and downs in the late 1980s, there was some additional drama taking place behind the scenes, The Huffington Post reports. Apparently, the young stars of those sitcoms --...

  • Chris Brown's Manila departure delayed over fraud allegation

    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Grammy award-winning singer Chris Brown's departure from Manila was delayed Wednesday because of fraud allegations against him and his promoter for a canceled concert last New Year's Eve in the Philippines. The recording artist, who performed at a packed concert...

  • 'I Am Cait' debuts as a docuseries with a broader purpose

    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's the next step in the biggest celebrity story of the year. It's the long-awaited debut of Caitlyn Jenner's docuseries charting her new life as a transgender woman. Fittingly, "I Am Cait" (premiering Sunday at 8 p.m. EDT on E!) opens with the former Bruce Jenner, her ample...

  • HBO signs ex-ESPN personality Bill Simmons to exclusive deal

    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — HBO says it has struck a multi-year, multi-platform deal with the multi-faceted Bill Simmons. Under the deal, which begins in October, HBO will be Simmons' exclusive television home, the network said Wednesday. Among other projects, Simmons will host a weekly talk show...

  • Cheadle's Miles Davis biopic to premiere at NY festival

    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Don Cheadle's Miles Davis biopic, "Miles Ahead," will make its world premiere as the closing night film at the New York Film Festival. The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the selection Wednesday. The film has been a long-time passion project for Cheadle, who stars as...

  • 'Ragtime' author E.L. Doctorow dies in New York at 84

    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Few minds were as playful and as serious as E.L. Doctorow's. Conjurer of old-time gangsters and ragtime stars. Commentator on wars and presidents and the laws of the land. Student of political and literary history and how they tell us who we are now. Doctorow, who died Tuesday...

  • Argentina revokes arrest warrant for Justin Bieber

    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A court in Argentina has revoked an arrest warrant that was issued for Justin Bieber for an alleged attack on a photographer in Buenos Aires in 2013, but the charges against him still stand, a court official said Wednesday. The decision was confirmed by a court...

  • Theodore Bikel, 'Fiddler on the Roof' Star, Dies at 91

    Published: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Oscar- and Tony-nominated character actor and folk singer Theodore Bikel , who originated the role of Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music  on Broadway and starred in Fiddler on the Roof  onstage in thousands of performances, died Tuesday morning in Los Angeles, says Yahoo...

  • Ali MacGraw: 'The Chemistry Between Ryan O'Neal and Me Has Not Changed'

    Published: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Decades after Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal loved and wept in Love Story, Erich Segal's 1970 classic romantic film, the actors are taking the stage in Love Letters , the critically acclaimed Broadway play by A.R. Gurney. "It feels so great to be reunited," MacGraw tells PEOPLE. "Our...

  • Where do the Huxtables stand on Bill Cosby?

    Published: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    With new revelations about Bill Cosby continuing to surface — most recently, from a decade-old deposition obtained by the New York Times — the legacy of the Cosby Show, the comedian's once-beloved sitcom, is irreparably damaged, says USA Today. But Cliff Huxtable isn't the only member of his...

  • Judy Kuhn pays tribute to 3 generations of songwriters

    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tackling the lush legacy of renowned composer Richard Rodgers might be daunting for any singer, but Judy Kuhn hasn't stopped there. She's doing songs from his whole talented family. The four-time Tony Award nominee and current star of "Fun Home" has a new CD in which she sings...

  • Obama tells Jon Stewart: 'We move the ball forward'

    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Barack Obama shifted from baseball to football to analogize the limitations of meeting his goals as president during an appearance on "The Daily Show" Tuesday. "You're always going to fall short, because if you're hitting your marks, that means you didn't set them high enough,"...

  • Royals celebrate Prince George's 2nd birthday

    Updated: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Prince George celebrates his second birthday on Wednesday and while he's just a toddler, he's already made an impression as a doting elder brother, a magnet to cameras and even a budding fashion trendsetter. A new official photograph of George, the first child of Prince William...

  • 'Archie' cartoonist Tom Moore dies in his native El Paso

    Updated: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Tom Moore, the "Archie" cartoonist who brought to life the escapades of a freckled-face, red-haired character, has died in Texas. He was 86. Moore, who began drawing cartoons while in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, died early Monday morning while in hospice care in...



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