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Justin Bieber sued over riff in smash hit 'Sorry'


Canadian pop star Justin Bieber and the co-writers of his 2015 smash hit "Sorry" are being sued for allegedly stealing a vocal riff from another artist who said she used it on her own song a year earlier. | Video

Dr. Heimlich, 96, saves choking woman with namesake maneuver

Dr. Henry Heimlich, the 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with inventing the lifesaving technique named for him, used it for the first time this week to save a fellow senior center resident who was choking on a hamburger, a center spokesman said on Friday.

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Rapper arrested in shooting at NY City concert that killed one

Police on Thursday arrested a rapper in connection with a shooting that left one man dead and three other people wounded shortly before a concert by rapper T.I. in Manhattan. | Video

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Kremlin: Putin won't meet Elton John in Moscow this month

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin will not meet Elton John when he visits Russia this month because there is no appropriate time in the two men's schedules, the Kremlin said on Thursday, noting that the two men could still meet at a later date.

26 May 2016

Marilyn Monroe belongings go on display in London

LONDON, May 26 - Handwritten notes, jewelry and a trove of other personal items belonging to Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe have gone on display in a London exhibition before they are sold at auction later this year. | Video

26 May 2016

Gawker hires bank, makes 'contingency' plans after Hogan lawsuit

Gawker Media, the New York-based owner of online news and gossip website Gawker.com, is exploring a sale following a court ruling that it pay $140 million to wrestler Hulk Hogan over the publication of a sex tape, according to two sources familiar with the matter. | Video

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Amber Heard files for divorce from Johnny Depp: media

Actress Amber Heard has filed for divorce from husband Johnny Depp after just 15 months of marriage, several media outlets reported on Wednesday. | Video

26 May 2016

'Saved by the Bell' actor Dustin Diamond back in jail over probation

The actor known for playing the character "Screech" in the 1990s U.S. TV sitcom "Saved by the Bell" was back in a Wisconsin jail on Thursday, accused of violating probation after being freed last month following a conviction over a stabbing, officials said.

26 May 2016

Florida judge denies Gawker new trial in Hulk Hogan case

TAMPA, Fla. Gawker will not get a new trial to defend its posting of a Hulk Hogan sex tape, and a Florida judge also declined to reduce the $140 million in damages a jury awarded the celebrity wrestler after finding the media website violated his privacy, attorneys said on Wednesday.

25 May 2016

Bob Dylan turns 75, with latest tour and album in the wind

LOS ANGELES Rock bard Bob Dylan, forever young in the minds of baby boomers who grew up with his music, turned 75 years old on Tuesday, a little more than a week before the start of a U.S. summer tour in support of his latest album. | Video

24 May 2016