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'NSync, Backstreet Boys creator Lou Pearlman dies in prison
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MIAMI (AP) — Lou Pearlman, credited for starting the boy-band craze and launching the careers of the Backstreet Boys and 'NSync, has died in prison while serving a 25-year sentence for a massive Ponzi scheme. The Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2b91G74 ) reports that according to a federal
RAFY NGO working to release “Mithuru” next month
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Regional Alliance for Fostering Youth (RAFY) has said that they are working to complete and release their audio album “Mithuru” (Partner) next month. The album contains songs from six local artists in eight languages. The Founding President of the first international organization of the
Eminem joins Drake on stage to quash rumored quarrel
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DETROIT (AP) — Drake and Eminem have knocked down rumors of bad blood by appearing on stage together at Drake's show in Eminem's hometown of Detroit on Tuesday night. The rappers have been the topic of online conversation this month amid a beef between Drake and Joe Budden, who is a part of
9/11 Museum: Artworks look back on Sept. 11 attacks
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NEW YORK (AP) — Thirteen artworks that were created in response to 9/11 will go on display in New York City for the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Paintings, sculptures, video and other media will form an exhibition at the 9/11 Memorial Museum titled "Rendering the Unthinkable:
Dolphin snatches iPad of woman taking its photo at SeaWorld
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A woman trying to take a picture of a dolphin at SeaWorld in Florida with an iPad apparently got a bit too close because it snatched the device right out of her hands. Video shot by another parkgoer shows the dolphin reaching over the side of the viewing tank at SeaWorld
New movie to explore bizarre hunt for the Boston Strangler
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BOSTON (AP) — It took a half-century for DNA sleuthing to finger Albert DeSalvo as the Boston Strangler. Now a new movie is revisiting one of America's most notorious serial killer cases and the bizarre involvement of a man who claimed psychic powers to help police investigate. "Stranglehold"
X-ray uncovers hidden portrait beneath famed Degas painting
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SYDNEY (AP) — A powerful X-ray technique has unveiled a hidden portrait beneath a famed painting by French impressionist artist Edgar Degas, helping solve a mystery that has stumped the art world for decades. An article published this week in the online journal Scientific Reports reveals that
'Game of Thrones' to end after season 8, but 7th still ahead
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BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — HBO has confirmed what "Game of Thrones" fans never wanted to hear: The fantasy-thriller phenomenon will be coming to an end after Season 8. Recently HBO renewed the series — adapted from George R.R. Martin's novels — for a shortened seventh season
Aniston essay inspires actresses to address sexist standards
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — When one of Hollywood's most objectified women talks about tabloid culture, people listen. But while actresses are cheering Jennifer Aniston's recent essay connecting the media's obsession with her looks to the overall objectification of women, most are resigned that reality
Court order sharply narrows Prince's potential heirs
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate narrowed down the wide pool of potential heirs for the late superstar's fortune on Friday, ruling out nearly 30 claimants while ordering genetic testing for six purported family members. Carver County Judge Kevin Eide's order
Donations keep iconic Queen Elizabeth I portrait in Britain
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LONDON (AP) — A rare 16th-century portrait of Queen Elizabeth I will become public property after an appeal raised 10 million pounds ($13 million) to keep it in Britain. The "Armada Portrait" commemorates England's 1588 triumph over an invading Spanish armada. It shows the queen in a bejeweled
Nintendo sinks into loss despite 'Pokemon Go' global success
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TOKYO (AP) — Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. sagged into a loss of 24.53 billion yen ($232 million) for the fiscal first quarter through June, despite the global success of the "Pokemon Go" augmented reality game. The result Wednesday was worse than the 673 million yen ($6.4 million)
After nearly a decade, Matt Damon is 'Bourne' again
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a sweltering afternoon in Hollywood and Matt Damon has just gotten out of couple's therapy. Don't worry, it was just with Jimmy Kimmel — a continuation of the fake feud that started over 10 years ago before the two had even met. "It takes a really surreal turn
Marvel marks Comic-Con homecoming with a showstopper
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marvel Studios took a year off from Comic-Con, but it came back with a pow on Saturday with a spectacle and star-filled presentation offering exclusive looks at "Spider-Man: Homecoming," ''Doctor Strange" and "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2." "We only want to come when we have
Rihanna to play Marion Crane in 'Bates Motel'
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rihanna is checking into the final season of "Bates Motel" as Marion Crane. The cast and crew of the A&E drama announced Friday at San Diego Comic-Con International that the singer-actress will join them to portray the role originated by Janet Leigh in the original film