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Rolling Stones keep giving satisfaction, 50 years on

Most London shoppers rush by 165 Oxford Street without a second glance — but it was there 50 years ago that The Rolling Stones played their first gig and changed the landscape of pop music forever. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Brian Jones played The Marquee Club on July 12,…

Justin Bieber ticketed for ‘driving like a maniac’

LOS ANGELES — Teen heartthrob singer Justin Bieber was pulled over and cited for speeding “like a maniac” to shake off paparazzi Friday near Los Angeles, police and a lawmaker who witnessed the incident said. A California Highway Patrol (CHP) spokesman said officers saw two vehicles speeding on the 101…

Ted Nugent says it might have been best if South had won Civil War

Seventies rocker turned conservative firebrand Ted Nugent has penned a column for the Washington Times in which he slams Chief Justice John Roberts for his decision on the Affordable Care Act and posits that the world might be a better place if the United States had dissolved into separate powers…

HBO plans biopic of Fox News president Roger Ailes

After taking on Sarah Palin, HBO has another Republican hate-figure in its sights. The TV network is planning a movie on Fox News president Roger Ailes, based on a forthcoming unofficial and by all accounts unflattering biography. In a turn that has already fizzed rightwing commentators, among the project’s executive…

Teen magazine Seventeen pledges ‘real girls’ only

WASHINGTON — Seventeen magazine, responding to a gutsy high school student’s petition, is pledging to feature only real, unaltered images of girls in its pages, social action platform Change.org said Tuesday. In a letter to readers in its August issue, editor Ann Shocket said the magazine, aimed at US teenage…

Mission Impossible? Tom Cruise under fire at 50

LOS ANGELES — Tom Cruise was named the highest paid actor in Hollywood on Tuesday, on his 50th birthday — but the “Mission Impossible” star has little to celebrate. Days after his wife filed for divorce — apparently taking him by surprise — questions are stacking up about the role…

Herman Cain TV channel to feature patriotic dinosaurs and cartoon Reagan

Failed Republican presidential candidate and former pizza CEO Herman Cain is planning to launch his own Internet TV channel called “CainTV” that, oddly, features patriotic dinosaurs and a cartoon version of President Ronald Reagan, among other bizarre attractions. Cain first revealed details of his new project to Fox News’s Republican…

Russia’s anti-Putin punks perform with U.S. rockers

Russia’s Pussy Riot punk band gave a surprise performance at a concert by US rockers Faith No More late Monday as three of its young women members await trial for singing an anti-Putin song in a church. Five women bounded on stage during a Moscow concert by Faith No More,…

Katie Holmes in New York after filing for divorce from Tom Cruise

NEW YORK — Katie Holmes was spotted in New York on Monday without her wedding ring after filing for divorce from fellow actor Tom Cruise. The 33-year-old Hollywood star left a shoot for a television series in Times Square, her hair pulled back conservatively in a sleek pony tail and…

Zach Galifianakis’s ‘Craigslist Joe’ documentary trailer hits the web

Joe Garner of Craiglist Joe is not the first to rely on the internet and the kindness of strangers to accomplish a goal The trailer for Craigslist Joe, Zach Galifianakis’s documentary effort about living off the kindness of internet strangers, has hit the web. And it’s like Eat, Pray, Love…

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