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Stunning allegations in death of B.B. King

Blues legend died in hospice care at home in Las Vegas at age of 89

The Beckhams make a splash punting in Cambridge

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The Beckham’s caused quite a stir on the river, with another group of punters crashing into their boat as they tried to get a snap of the famous family in the boats next to them.

Johnny Depp faces jail time over dogs

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There is still p-uproar over the actor’s decision to bring in his Yorkshire terriers Down Under.

Zayn Malik update: X Factor judge rumours, but is he more likely to get his own cooking show?

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Zayn Malik’s reps have dismissed reports he is to become a judge on The X Factor.

Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan's wedding rumour round-up: guests partied until dawn!

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Some guests at Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright’s wedding didn’t want the party to end.


The brilliant Tom Gates quiz

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Do you know your dudes from your DogZombies? Your fruit kebabs from your fruit doodles? Find out if you're as brilliant as the world of ... more

The Hit List by Nikki Urang - review

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'By the first chapter I was captivated. Romance and trust is all what this novel is about' Continue reading...

Wake Up, Sir! by Jonathan Ames review – reinventing Jeeves and Wooster

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A superb and audacious take on PG Wodehouse that turns Bertie Wooster into a neurotic American“Hilarious”, says a quote on the front of this book. ... more

Liz Pichon: A lot of the things that Tom gets up to come from my own childhood

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The author of the Tom Gates series talks to book club The Book Munchers about her new book Yes! No. (Maybe), where she gets her ... more

The Art of Flying review – a father’s death illuminates the pain of a continent

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Antonio Altaribba’s tremendously sad, subtly drawn biography of a father haunted by his experience of the Spanish civil war is a timely warningCape/Observer/Comica graphic short ... more

Student's Yearbook Quote Goes Viral

published Fri, May 15 2015 09:28 GMT
Student's Yearbook Quote Goes Viral
A California high school senior's sassy and confident yearbook quote has gone viral and is getting her loads of attention on social media.         

Firefighters' Rescue Of 7 Ducklings Goes Viral

published Fri, May 15 2015 09:27 GMT
Firefighters' Rescue Of 7 Ducklings Goes Viral
The firefighters of Aurora Station 7 in Colorado thought they had seen it all until they got this call around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.         

Video Of Man Stealing Electric Kids Ride From Mall Goes Viral

published Fri, May 15 2015 09:27 GMT
Video Of Man Stealing Electric Kids Ride From Mall Goes Viral
Police in Belarus are looking for a thief who escaped on an electric kids ride.         

Golden Retriever Puppy Attacks GoPro

published Fri, May 15 2015 09:27 GMT
Golden Retriever Puppy Attacks GoPro
This 8-week-old Golden Retriever puppy, Sunny, plays in the snow with her toy but then decides to go after the camera! How cute is that? ... more

Hungry Snake Eats BBQ Tongs

published Fri, May 15 2015 09:26 GMT
Hungry Snake Eats BBQ Tongs
Winston the Python was being fed a rat when he swallowed the pair of tongs with it. A vet had to perform surgery to get ... more

'It' on hold; director Cary Fukunaga exits

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'It' on hold; director Cary Fukunaga exits
New Line Cinema has indefinitely pushed back production on its adaptation of Stephen King’s It, a studio insider tells EW, and director Cary Fukunaga has ... more

'Jurassic World' director Colin Trevorrow dishes on deadly new dino Indominus Rex

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'Jurassic World' director Colin Trevorrow dishes on deadly new dino Indominus Rex
Director Colin Trevorrow talks about the inspiration behind the franchise's new monster

'Star Wars' to screen in China for first time ever

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'Star Wars' to screen in China for first time ever
Star Wars: The Force Awakens doesn’t open until the end of this year, but moviegoers in China will travel to a galaxy far, far away next month. ... more

Munich Film Festival to honor Alexander Payne with retrospective

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Munich Film Festival to honor Alexander Payne with retrospective
The last time Alexander Payne was honored at the Munich Film Festival, it was in 1997, when he won the High Hopes Award—predecessor for the ... more

Cannes 2015: 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or

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Cannes 2015: 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or
Dheepan has won the Palme d’Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. The drama about Tamil refugees attempting to build a new life in France ... more

McNeil Robinson II, 72, Organist and Composer, Is Dead

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McNeil Robinson II, 72, Organist and Composer, Is Dead
Mr. Robinson, who was the chairman of the organ department at the Manhattan School of Music, was also the organist for several houses of worship.

McNeil Robinson II, 72, Organist and Composer, Is Dead

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McNeil Robinson II, 72, Organist and Composer, Is Dead
Mr. Robinson, who was the chairman of the organ department of the Manhattan School of Music, was also the organist for several houses of worship.

Review: On ‘II,’ Metz Plays With Punk Attitude

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Review: On ‘II,’ Metz Plays With Punk Attitude
This Toronto band offers jackhammer-level volume and a sloppy kind of aggression on its sophomore album.

Review: Allen Stone Keeps His Distance From Modern Music in ‘Radius’

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Review: Allen Stone Keeps His Distance From Modern Music in ‘Radius’
Mr. Stone insists that he is committed to vintage soul on his third album, but he hints that he’s not entirely content to remain a ... more

For Kristin Chenoweth and Kelli O’Hara, a Fearsome Fairy Godmother

published about 14 hours ago
For Kristin Chenoweth and Kelli O’Hara, a Fearsome Fairy Godmother
Florence Birdwell, the exacting former voice teacher of two musical actresses vying for a Tony Award, was in Manhattan recently to catch their shows and ... more

Review: ‘The Last Two People on Earth’ Offers Soft-Shoe Après Déluge

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Review: ‘The Last Two People on Earth’ Offers Soft-Shoe Après Déluge
In Susan Stroman’s “apocalyptic vaudeville” at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass., Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac play two survivors passing the time.

Anne Meara, Comedian and Actress, Dies at 85

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Anne Meara, Comedian and Actress, Dies at 85
Ms. Meara began her comedy career as the partner of her husband, Jerry Stiller; won an Obie Award for her stage work; earned four Emmy ... more

Theater Review | Westchester: Review: ‘Small World’ Pits Disney and Stravinsky in Duel of Ideas

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Theater Review | Westchester: Review: ‘Small World’ Pits Disney and Stravinsky in Duel of Ideas
The play, at Penguin Repertory Theater in Stony Point, imagines Walt Disney debating Igor Stravinsky part of the creative process that produced “Fantasia.”

Theater Review | New Jersey: Review: In ‘The Goldilocks Zone’ at Mill Hill Playhouse, Seeking Mr. ‘Just Right’

published Fri, May 22 2015 16:47 GMT
Theater Review | New Jersey: Review: In ‘The Goldilocks Zone’ at Mill Hill Playhouse, Seeking Mr. ‘Just Right’
In Ian August’s play, when four people must decide whether to have a baby, things can become awkward.

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West celebrate first anniversary

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West celebrate first anniversary
Kim Kardashian West celebrated her wedding anniversary to Kanye West by sharing some pictures from their wedding.         

Bette Midler's Divine Intervention Tour is classic Bette

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Bette Midler's Divine Intervention Tour is classic Bette
Review: The Divine Intervention Tour brought Bette Midler to Phoenix Sunday for a show that played like classic Midler.         

Travel deals: Phoenix, San Diego, Miami Beach and more

published about 19 hours ago
Travel deals: Phoenix, San Diego, Miami Beach and more
Get the latest travel deals, including Hotel Palomar summer special, Wild Horse Pass weekday special, Legoland ticket offer and Holiday Inn anniversary special.         

Former Attorney General Grant Woods shares musical side

published about 19 hours ago
Former Attorney General Grant Woods shares musical side
For eight years in the '90s, Grant Woods served the state of Arizona as Attorney General. But this is his first album.         

20 restaurants around Phoenix to celebrate the graduate

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20 restaurants around Phoenix to celebrate the graduate
20 places where you can celebrate your own graduates and send them on their way in style.         

Jon Stewart, Iraq War Critic, Runs a Program That Helps Veterans Enter TV

published about 20 hours ago
Jon Stewart, Iraq War Critic, Runs a Program That Helps Veterans Enter TV
A five-week boot-camp-style introduction to the television industry, exclusively for military veterans, began with the host of “The Daily Show.”

ArtsBeat: ‘Game of Thrones’ Recap: Cersei’s Chickens Come Home to Roost

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ArtsBeat: ‘Game of Thrones’ Recap: Cersei’s Chickens Come Home to Roost
On Sunday, Cersei should have stuck to raven Skype.

ArtsBeat: ‘Veep’ Recap: Selina Wants a Girls’ Night at the White House

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ArtsBeat: ‘Veep’ Recap: Selina Wants a Girls’ Night at the White House
But the president, it turns out, is no party planner.

ArtsBeat: ‘Silicon Valley’ Recap: Ethics Are for Losers

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ArtsBeat: ‘Silicon Valley’ Recap: Ethics Are for Losers
For Pied Piper, the stakes are now clear. Either the start-up will get the big contract and survive, or it will die.

Arts, Briefly: Olsen Twins Won’t Appear in ‘Full House’ Reboot

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Arts, Briefly: Olsen Twins Won’t Appear in ‘Full House’ Reboot
The coming Netflix reboot of “Full House” will move forward without the twins who took turns playing the cheeky Michelle Tanner on the ’90s sitcom.