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Janet Jackson to produce transgender documentary
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Janet Jackson has signed on as an executive producer of a documentary on the lives of transgender people around the world. New York-based Brainchild Films announced Monday that Jackson was working on "Truth" and would do some of the on-camera interviews. The documentary
Prince Philip in hospital, misses jubilee concert
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LONDON (AP) — Elton John sang "I'm Still Standing," Stevie Wonder crooned "Isn't She Lovely," and Paul McCartney sent "All My Loving" as musical royalty celebrated Queen Elizabeth II's 60-year reign with a concert outside Buckingham Palace on Monday. But the joy was tempered by news that the
Paris Hilton tries to settle NYC lingerie lawsuit
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NEW YORK (AP) — Paris Hilton is trying to make peace in her legal battle in New York City with an Italian lingerie maker. The socialite appeared in federal court in Manhattan on Monday for closed-door settlement talks in a lawsuit brought by Le Bonitas. The company sued Hilton in 2010 over
Olsen twins get fashion's big prize
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NEW YORK (AP) — Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen took home the biggest prize at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards. The former child TV stars were selected Monday night as the country's top womenswear designers for their collection called The Row. "I'd like to thank you —
'Snow White' puts bite on box office with $56.3M
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Snow White & the Huntsman" turned out to be a fairer box-office beauty than Hollywood anticipated. According to studio estimates Sunday, Universal Pictures' action yarn inspired by the fairy-tale princess debuted strongly at No. 1 with $56.3 million domestically. That's
New Miss USA cites Audrey Hepburn as role model
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The newest Miss USA winner is a Rhode Island cellist who describes herself as a nerd and aspires to be more like Hollywood icon Audrey Hepburn. Olivia Culpo shares Hepburn's European heritage and dark brown hair and soon they will share something else. Culpo said after winning
Rock 'n' roll, beacons for Jubilee celebrations
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LONDON (AP) — The celebration of the 60-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II is ready to rock. A gala concert kicks off at Buckingham Palace on Monday evening with Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney, Dame Shirley Bassey, Sir Cliff Richard and Sir Tom Jones heading the line-up, along with younger
'Housewives' actress Kathryn Joosten dies at 72
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kathryn Joosten, a character actress best known as the crotchety, yet loveable, Karen McCluskey on "Desperate Housewives" and the president's secretary on "The West Wing," has died. She was 72. Joosten, who had battled lung cancer for 11 years, died Saturday at her home in
Facebook, 'Grey's Anatomy' win GLAAD awards
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has the approval of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. The social networking site won the Special Recognition Award at GLAAD's 23rd annual Media Awards. Other honorees at Saturday's ceremony in San Francisco included "Grey's Anatomy" for drama
Madonna kicks off world tour in Israel
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JERUSALEM (AP) — Pop music star Madonna treated tens of thousands of ecstatic fans in Israel to the inaugural show of her "MDNA" world tour on Thursday, performing in a country where she has long claimed a special bond. The "Material Girl," a devotee of a form of Jewish mysticism known as
Stars in London for 'Prometheus' world premiere
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LONDON (AP) — The stars of "Prometheus" landed in London on a special blue carpet Thursday night for the world premiere of Sir Ridley Scott's new sci-fi thriller. Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender and Guy Pearce joined the director to meet fans at Leicester
Diamond Jubilee: Prince Charles shares home movies
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LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles is sharing some of the royal family's home movies in a documentary paying tribute to his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, as she marks 60 years on the British throne. The program includes shots of a 9-year-old Charles and his younger sister Princess Anne buried up to
Theron's evil queen wears feathers, beetle wings
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlize Theron's evil queen costumes for "Snow White and the Huntsman" called for hundreds of hand-cut rooster feathers, thousands of iridescent beetle wings from Thailand and one particularly imposing crown. The outfits, some of which are on view at an LA pop-up gallery
Randy Travis accuses ex of betraying information
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NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — County music singer Randy Travis is accusing his ex-wife of divulging confidential information about him in order to damage his reputation and career. The accusations were made in a countersuit he filed this month against his ex-wife in a federal court in
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
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iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending May 28, 2012 Top Songs: 1. "Call Me Maybe," Carly Rae Jepsen 2. "Payphone (feat. Wiz Khalifa)," Maroon 5 3. "Somebody That I Used to Know," Gotye 4. "Starships," Nicki Minaj 5. "Back In Time (From "Men In Black III"),"