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Swift, Coldplay set for iHeartRadio festival

FILE - In this June 6, 2013 file photo, Taylor Swift performs at the 2013 CMA Music Festival in Nashville, Tenn. Swift, Coldplay and One Direction are part of the star-studded lineup for this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival, Clear Channel announced Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) Taylor Swift, Coldplay and One Direction are part of the star-studded lineup for this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:17:18 -0400
4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

FILE - In this July 18, 2013 file photo, Karl Zingh, of San Diego, makes his way through the crowd during Day 2 of Comic-Con International in San Diego. Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, pop-culture fans are flocking to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con. The four-day festival celebrating comic books, costumes and other popular arts kicks off with a preview Wednesday night, July 23, 2014, and goes full force Thursday at the San Diego Convention Center. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)SAN DIEGO (AP) Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, pop-culture fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:29:47 -0400
Coroner: Heroin overdose killed Peaches Geldof

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 file photo, Peaches Geldof arrives to attend the ETAM's ready to wear fall/winter 2014-2015 fashion collection presented in Paris. A British coroner has concluded that model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose. Coroner Roger Hatch said Wednesday that Geldof had taken a fatal dose after a period of trying to come off the drug. The 25-year-old daughter of Live Aid organizer Bob Geldof was found dead at her home south of London on April 7, 2014. (AP Photo/C. d'Ettorre, File)LONDON (AP) Model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose after relapsing from a battle to give up the drug, a British coroner ruled Wednesday.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:20:09 -0400
Son of British singer Adele wins privacy case

LONDON (AP) British singer Adele's toddler son has won a five-figure sum in damages after paparazzi photographed private family moments.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:55:19 -0400
Dumb Starbucks explained on Comedy Central show

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2014 file photo, Canadian comedian Nathan Fielder of the Comedy Central show "Nathan For You" comes forward as the brainchild of "Dumb Starbucks," a parody store that resembles a Starbucks with a green awning and mermaid logo, but with the word "Dumb" attached above the Starbucks sign. Fielder who came up with the fake-store concept will discuss its origins and aftermath on the Tuesday, July 29, 2014, episode of Comedy Centrals Nathan For You. (AP Photo/file)LOS ANGELES (AP) Dumb Starbucks is coming back, but only on TV.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:39:42 -0400
No romance for 'Downton Abbey' in-laws, say actors

Allen Leech of the PBS Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey," poses for a portrait during press day at The Beverly Hilton on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Season five of the period drama debuts this fall in the United Kingdom, and this winter stateside. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) Michelle Dockery and Allen Leech of "Downton Abbey" say Cupid's arrow is not headed for their characters.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:23:11 -0400
Americans aplenty as UK's Booker Prize goes global

FILE - In this April 11, 2008, file photo, U.S. writer Siri Hustvedt answers questions during a reading in Zurich, Switzerland. The Americans have arrived in force for Britain's Booker literary prize. Five U.S.-based writers are on the 13-book long-list for the prestigious fiction award. The list, announced Wednesday, includes Americans Joshua Ferris, Karen Joy Fowler, Siri Hustvedt and Richard Powers, as well as Irish-American writer Joseph O'Neill. (AP Photo/Keystone/Eddy Risch, File)LONDON (AP) The Americans have arrived in force for Britain's Booker literary prize.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:26:39 -0400
Spike Lee helps a film student face his past

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) When a film student decided to revisit his criminal teenage past, he found a powerful ally in filmmaker Spike Lee.

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:59:32 -0400
Pat Schroeder: Clinton would face 'subdued sexism'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) Former House Democrat Pat Schroeder predicts that Hillary Clinton would face "a lot of sexism" if she decides to run for president in 2016.

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:02:51 -0400
Compelling characters in Atkins' 'The Forsaken'

This book cover image released by Putnam shows "The Forsaken," by Ace Atkins. (AP Photo/Putnam)"The Forsaken" (Putnam), by Ace Atkins

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:53:24 -0400
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