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Miley Cyrus cancels second concert after hospitalization

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LOS ANGELES - Miley Cyrus has canceled a concert in St. Louis on Wednesday as she remains hospitalized from a "severe allergic reaction to antibiotics," according to a statement issued from the pop star's spokeswoman.

Colombia's Garcia Marquez 'delicate' after pneumonia: Santos

BOGOTA - Nobel Prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has recovered from pneumonia but his condition remains "delicate", Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said on Wednesday.

Life 16 Apr 2014

A Minute With: John Oliver on channeling rage into comedy

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

16 Apr 2014

Keep Steve Jobs' personality out of trial: tech companies

SAN FRANCISCO - Witnesses at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley should not be allowed to offer evidence that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was "a bully," four major tech companies argued in a court filing.

Tech, Steve Jobs, 15 Apr 2014

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

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.

Life, 16 Apr 2014

The Obamas earned $500,000 last year but income drops

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle reported half a million dollars in income for 2013, down from the previous year as revenues from his best-selling books continued to fall, according to their tax returns released by the White House on Friday.

Life, 11 Apr 2014

U.S. wrestler The Ultimate Warrior died of heart disease: autopsy

- 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.

15 Apr 2014

Settlement reached over Mickey Rooney burial

LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles judge on Friday approved a settlement between the estranged wife of late golden era Hollywood star Mickey Rooney and the conservator of his estate, ending a legal tussle over where the actor will be buried, the conservator's attorney said.

11 Apr 2014

Peaches Geldof post-mortem tests inconclusive, police say

LONDON - A post-mortem examination into the death of Peaches Geldof, the second daughter of Band Aid founder and musician Bob Geldof, has proved inconclusive "pending toxicology tests", British police said on Wednesday. | Video

09 Apr 2014

Opera's Mortier gets posthumous award from opera world

LONDON - Gerard Mortier, the Belgian opera director and administrator who died last month at the age of 70, has received a posthumous lifetime achievement award at the second annual International Opera Awards in London.

Life 08 Apr 2014