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2 hrs ago | The State

Letterman gets visit from his successor, Colbert

In this photo provided by CBS, Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, left, takes a "selfie" with host David Letterman on the set of the "Late Show with David Letterman," Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in New York.

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Related Topix: CBS, Television, Showtime Networks, Late Show With David Letterman, Comedy, Entertainment, Celebrities, David Letterman

4 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock

A Great Big World Debut "Already Home" Video, Starring "Glee's" Darren Criss [From ABC News]

A Great Big World has other songs besides "Say Something," y'know. The duo has just debuted the new video for their next single, "Already Home," and they've tapped some well-known actors to play the starring roles: Glee's Darren Criss and Gossip Girl's Jessica Szoh r.

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Related Topix: Glee, Entertainment, Television, Startups, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

9 hrs ago | ABC News

'Scandal' Season Ender a TV Ratings Winner for ABC

ABC's explosive season-ending episode of "Scandal" was seen by 10.6 million viewers last week, the biggest audience ever for the drama.

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Related Topix: Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Game Show, Survivor, Reality TV, Drama, Kerry Washington, Univision, IGN Entertainment, Fox Filmed Entertainment

13 hrs ago | EDGE

Rapper Who Cut Penis Off was Allegedly on Drugs

The Wu-Tang-affiliate rapper who made headlines last week for an apparent bizarre suicide attempt, where he severed his penis before jumping off the second floor balcony of his North Hollywood, Calif., home, was reportedly on drugs during the time of the incident, E! News reports.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Wu-Tang, Rap, Los Angeles, CA, North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Fox Filmed Entertainment, Northstar

16 hrs ago | Canada.com

Crystal Gems guard an animated universe in Rebecca Sugar's Steven Universe

In spear-heading the series "Steven Universe," Rebecca Sugar became the first solo female show creator in the 21-year history of the U.S.-based Cartoon Network.

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Related Topix: Television, Cartoon Network

21 hrs ago | NBC Washington

Singer Sex Abuse Accuser Sues 3 More Hollywood Execs

The man who accused director Bryan Singer of sexual abuse when he was underage is now naming three more Hollywood executives in similar lawsuits.

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Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Fox Interactive Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Entertainment

Mon Apr 21, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Earth Day look back: Global climate change overshadows success in cleaning up Los Angelesa smog

Rudy W. Eden, senior manager of Laboratory Services and Source Engineering, shows clean and dirty filters used to capture and measure particulate pollution.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Diamond Bar, CA, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Weather

Reuters

Netflix blasts AT&T fiber network; opposes Comcast, TWC merger

Netflix Inc, the video streaming service, on Monday criticized AT&T's high-speed fiber network as inadequate and slow, while renewing its call for AT&T to interconnect directly with Netflix.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Comcast, Television, Universal Television Group

KRAV-FM Tulsa

Casino owner planning 'Rock in Rio' site in Vegas

Developers are announcing plans to build a 33-acre open-air music venue on the Las Vegas Strip to host a four-day Rock in Rio USA festival beginning next year.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Travel, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Travel, Video Games, Hotels, House Party, MGM Mirage, Entertainment

CBS Local

Appeals Court: Obama Administration Must Release Targeted 'Drones' Killings Memo

The U.S. government must publicly disclose in redacted form secret papers describing its legal justification for using drones to kill citizens suspected of terrorism overseas, because President Barack Obama and senior government officials have commented on the subject, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Activism, Publishing, New Times

Boston.com

Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

A 16-year-old boy, seen sitting on a stretcher center, who stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose, Calif., to Maui is loaded into an ambulance at Kahului Airport in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii Sunday afternoon, April 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fox Filmed Entertainment, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell, Santa Clara, CA, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767

GigaOM

Record industry finds a new way to squeeze Pandora, but it won't help musicians

Record companies are using obscure state laws to take another legal whack at Pandora.

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Related Topix: Capitol Records, Music

CBS Local

2 Men Stabbed Along Venice Beach's Oceanfront Walk

Los Angeles police Sgt. Laura Curtin told City News Service that the men were stabbed about 9:40 p.m. Saturday at Pacific and Windward avenues.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Sun Apr 20, 2014

My Mother Lode

2 men injured in Venice Beach stabbings

City News Service reports that the men were stabbed at about 9:40 p.m. Saturday and transported to the hospital with wounds that were not life threatening.

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Rock102online.com

Hollywood plays to the faithful, finds hits with God

The movie "Heaven is for Real," which depicts the story of a young boy who claims to have visited heaven during a near death experience, is the fourth faith-based film this year to stir movie-going audiences with impressive box office numbers.

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Examiner.com

Obama's claims about lower health care costs under ACA shot down by NYT?

"The truth will out." Even a liberal rag like the New York Times will suffer a pang of conscience every now and then that forces them to publish the facts in place of left-leaning opinion, if only for a fleeting moment.

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Related Topix: New Times, Publishing, Healthcare Law, Law

Star Tribune

Looking beyond Whistleblower after six years, 7,000 tips

Cindy, right, and Rodney Erickson of Savage gave nearly $6,000 in down payment to a remodeling company that went out of business and disappeared, along with their money.

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South China Morning Post

Pilots reveal death-defying ordeal as engines failed on approach to Chek Lap Kok

When both of Flight CX780's engines failed on approach to Chek Lap Kok, tragedy looked certain to its pilots, who hadn't trained for such an emergency.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Startups, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Al Bawaba

Two Egyptian police killed day after new jihadist group claims Cairo bomb

Agence France Presse reported Sunday that at least two policemen were killed by armed attackers on the road between Cairo and Suez Saturday shortly after a small jihadist group claimed attack for the Cairo bombs that struck Egypt's capital last week.

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Related Topix: Agence FrancePresse, IT Services

The Indian Express

Sony Music, Zee ink global digital assets management deal

Sony Music Entertainment and Zee Music Co today announced a world-wide deal under which the global music major will manage all digital assets for the Indian firm's upcoming Bollywood releases.

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Related Topix: Sony Music Entertainment, Music, Bollywood, Arts, Cinema

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