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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

Singer Chris Brown pleads guilty to misdemeanour assault in DC, sentenced to time served

TileWASHINGTON - Chris Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to punching a man in the face outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna.

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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

Jimi Jamison, lead singer on Survivor hits 'Burning Heart' and 'Is This Love,' dead at 63

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jimi Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as "Burning Heart" and "Is This Love," has died. He was 63.

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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

Curb your enthusiasm for Larry David - his play heads to Broadway this February

Story ImageNEW YORK, N.Y. - Theater fans, get ready to laugh uncomfortably Larry David has written found a Broadway theatre and some co-stars for his Broadway writing and acting debut.

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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

Detroit Tigers star pitcher Justin Verlander addresses photo hacking investigation

CLEVELAND - Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander says he wants to keep his personal life private after nude photos of him and model girlfriend Kate Upton allegedly were hacked from an online account.

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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

Abel Ferrara tackles Dominique Strauss-Kahn case in brutal 'Welcome to New York'

Story ImageTORONTO - Director Abel Ferrara is known for exploring the depths of human debauchery, but his latest boundary-pushing film takes on a real public figure: Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

Venezuela denounces unflattering portrayal in spy show 'Legends,' launches probe

Story ImageCARACAS, Venezuela - Critics have mostly ignored the new TNT spy drama "Legends," but it's creating a furor in Venezuela.

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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

Nick Cannon has deal for book of children's poems, coming in March

Story ImageNEW YORK, N.Y. - Nick Cannon has been keeping a notebook for much of his life, and next year we'll get to see some of the entries.

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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

VENICE WATCH: Scorsese editor Schoonmaker honoured; surreal Swedish 'Pigeon' wows crowd

Story ImageVENICE, Italy - The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Here's what has been catching the eye of The Associated Press.

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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

'Foxcatcher,' 'St. Vincent,' 'Wild' are among most hotly anticipated TIFF titles

Story ImageTORONTO - Steve Carell as a lonely multi-millionaire who embarks on a poisonous relationship with two Olympic medal-winning wrestler brothers. Bill Murray as a curmudgeonly retiree who forges an unlikely friendship with a 12-year-old neighbour. Reese Witherspoon as a heartbroken woman who embarks on an 1,800-kilometre solo hike to leave her past behind.

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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

Titles we're anxious to see at the Toronto International Film Festival

TORONTO - If previous years are any indication, there's a pretty good chance that the next Academy Award best picture winner is buried somewhere among the almost 300 movies set to unspool at the Toronto International Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday. There's no cinematic crystal ball that will tell us which title will have the appeal of "Argo," the whimsy of "The Artist" or the gravitas of "12 Years a Slave," but here are 10 titles that Canadian Press reporters will be rushing to the theatre to see.

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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

Netflix gives subscribers a more discreet way to recommend video to their Facebook friends

Story ImageSAN FRANCISCO - Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits with large audiences.

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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

Chris Brown in DC court for plea hearing on assault charge from hotel fight

Story ImageWASHINGTON - Singer Chris Brown has appeared in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case.

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Tuesday Sep 2, 2014

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 7-13

Sept. 7: Jazz musician Sonny Rollins is 84. Singer Alfa Anderson (Chic) is 68. Actress Susan Blakely is 66. Singer Gloria Gaynor is 65. Rock singer Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders) is 63. Actress Julie Kavner is 63. Rock musician Benmont Tench (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers) is 61. Actor Corbin Bernsen is 60. Actor Michael Emerson is 60. Pianist Michael Feinstein is 58. Actress J. Smith-Cameron ("Rectify") is 57. Actor W. Earl Brown is 51. Actor Toby Jones is 48. Model-actress Angie Everhart is 45. Actress Diane Farr is 45. Country singer Butter (Trailer Choir) is 44. Actress Monique Gabriela Curnen is 44. Actor Tom Everett Scott is 44. Rock musician Chad Sexton (311) is 44. Actress Shannon Elizabeth is 41. Singer-musician Wes Willis (Rush of Fools) is 28. Actress Evan Rachel Wood is 27.

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Monday Sep 1, 2014

Burning Man festival on Nevada desert draws to close with peak crowd of nearly 66,000

Story ImageRENO, Nev. - The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert.

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