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'Frozen' album sells 2 million, tops Billboard chart for tenth week

LOS ANGELES - Two Nordic princesses held their reign atop the weekly Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday as the soundtrack to Disney's hit animated film "Frozen" crossed the 2 million sales mark and continued to hold off new entries.

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A Minute With: John Oliver on channelling rage into comedy 16 Apr 2014

NEW YORK - British stand-up comedian John Oliver can sound downright angry at times, even though his star is on the rise.


Paul Walker's brothers to fill in for late actor in 'Fast 7' 15 Apr 2014

LOS ANGELES - The brothers of actor Paul Walker, who died in November, will fill in for the late action star in order to complete scenes in the upcoming film "Fast & Furious 7," according to a statement posted on the film's Facebook page.


Alex Ferguson's wines expected to score with buyers - Christie's 16 Apr 2014

LONDON - To take his mind off the pressure of "the beautiful game", retired Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson collected vintage wines that will be sold at auction starting in Hong Kong in May, Christie's said on Wednesday.

U.S. wrestler The Ultimate Warrior died of heart disease - autopsy 15 Apr 2014

- The Ultimate Warrior, one of the most celebrated names in U.S. professional wrestling, died of natural causes attributed to heart disease, an Arizona coroner's office said on Tuesday.


Time slips quietly by for Austrian nuns' resort 15 Apr 2014

GOLS, Austria - Being blasted with jets of hot and cold water by a 70-year-old nun may not be everyone's idea of fun, but it has some firm fans. They return year after year to Marienkron, an Austrian health resort 3 km (2 miles) from the Hungarian border.


Crime king Jo Nesboe's tale of revenge has echoes of his own father

OSLO - Jo Nesboe, one of Scandinavia's most successful crime writers, explores revenge and father-son dramas in his latest thriller "The Son", which tracks his own story of learning his father had fought with Hitler's army.