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  • Popular painter Thomas Kinkade dies in Calif.
    2012-04-07 15:09:54 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Artist Thomas Kinkade once said that he had something in common with Walt Disney and Norman Rockwell: He wanted to make people happy. And he won success with brushwork paintings that focused on idyllic landscapes, cottages ...

  • Bob Weinstein's wife files for divorce in NY
    2012-04-07 14:52:47 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — The wife of film producer Bob Weinstein has filed for divorce in New York and is seeking an order of protection. Court papers say Anne Weinstein is seeking the protection order because she fears "bodily harm." A spokesman for...

  • Christian Bale, Casey Affleck Set to Play Brothers in 'Out of the Furnace'
    2012-04-07 13:16:08 UTC
    Christian Bale and Casey Affleck are officially on board to star as brothers in the Rust Belt drama "Out of the Furnace," Relativity Media said Thursday. They will be joined by Zoe Saldana ("Avatar"), who will play Bales's love interest, and Sa...

  • Jesse Eisenberg Bolts ICM for CAA
    2012-04-07 13:10:28 UTC
    Jesse Eisenberg is leaving ICM for CAA, an individual with knowledge of the departure told TheWrap. With the help of ICM agent Joanne Wiles, Eisenberg went from a promising independent film actor in movies like 2005's "The Squid and the Whale"...

  • Bob Dylan's "Blood on the Tracks" to become movie
    2012-04-07 13:04:21 UTC
    LOS ANGELES - From the classic western "Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid" to the painful ego-trip that was "Masked and Anonymous," Bob Dylan has a pretty extensive, if varied, movie resume for a rock star. But in a career that netted him a Best Song...

  • James Cameron, Mark Burnett team for 'Robogeddon'
    2012-04-07 12:57:12 UTC
    LOS ANGELES - James Cameron and Mark Burnett are joining forces for a new television series called "Robogeddon," Discovery announced at its upfront presentation Thursday. The series from Oscar-winning director Cameron and reality TV mastermind ...

  • Katy Perry 3-D concert movie to be released in July
    2012-04-07 12:52:27 UTC
    NEW YORK - The makers of Justin Bieber's top-grossing concert film have moved on to another global pop star -- Katy Perry. A 3-D documentary concert feature film billed as an on-and- off stage close up look at Perry and her 2011 California Drea...

  • Review: "The Hunter" takes Willem Dafoe to Tasmania
    2012-04-07 11:58:44 UTC
    LOS ANGELES - Willem Dafoe, his gaunt, weathered face all sharply chiseled angles, determinedly hikes through dense foliage and across mountain meadows, setting and baiting traps. He's in the mountains of Tasmania, the Australian island state t...

  • Guitar amplifier pioneer Jim Marshall dies aged 88
    2012-04-07 09:41:27 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Jim Marshall, dubbed the "Lord of Loud" for his pioneering work on guitar amplifiers used by some of the greatest names in rock music, has died aged 88. A spokeswoman for the company he founded said he passed away in Milton K...

  • Beyonce shares family photos on new fan website
    2012-04-07 08:20:39 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - R&B superstar Beyonce gave fans some insight into her private life on Thursday with the relaunch of her website, featuring intimate snapshots of her daily routines the singer has carefully shielded from the public until now...

  • Houston drowned in very hot water, cocaine in system
    2012-04-07 08:14:46 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Whitney Houston drowned in a hot bathtub in a Beverly Hills hotel room with cocaine in her system and white powder nearby, a final coroner's report revealed on Wednesday. Detectives found white powdery substances, a roll...

  • Gallup/USA Poll: Whites Overwhelmingly Believe Zimmerman is Innocent
    2012-04-07 08:12:08 UTC
    The death of Trayvon Martin has sparked a fury in most corners of Black America and each detail is read eagerly by many people who are fiercely advocating for George Zimmerman, 28, the White-Hispanic neighborhood watchman who shot him in the chest...

  • China's big banks lend nearly 300 billion yuan in March: paper
    2012-04-07 07:57:42 UTC
    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's big four state banks extended almost 300 billion yuan ($47.50 billion) in new local-currency loans last month, the official Securities Times reported on Saturday, citing unidentified sources. The newspaper also estimat...

  • $5-6 million expected on first day for "Titanic" 3D
    2012-04-07 07:54:51 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The 3D re-release of James Cameron's "Titanic" was steaming toward a possible $6 million haul at the box office in its debut Wednesday, as the 100th anniversary approaches of the sinking of the real Titanic. Domestic...

  • Over 130 soldiers feared buried in avalanche in northern Pakistan
    2012-04-07 07:41:41 UTC
    Pakistan(TV)- At least 130 soldiers were feared buried in an avalanche that occurred in the Siachen Glacier area in northern Pakistan on Saturday, reported local state-run TV channel PTV. According to the local media reports, the incident took ...

  • "CSI: Miami" season finale: Expect a major twist, says Omar Miller
    2012-04-07 07:28:32 UTC
    "CSI: Miami" fans may be in for a bit of a surprise, come Sunday when the season 10 finale airs on CBS. "There's a twist and internal conflict within the CSI squad - the resolution may be hard to swallow for some people," series regular Omar Mi...

  • Painter of Light' Thomas Kinkade dies in Calif.
    2012-04-07 06:42:30 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Artist Thomas Kinkade, whose brushwork paintings of idyllic landscapes, cottages and churches have been big sellers for dealers across the United States, died Friday, a family spokesman said. Kinkade, 54, died at his home i...

  • Michelle Obama 'slimed' with Bieber at ceremony
    2012-04-03 08:51:13 UTC
    First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama presented Taylor Swift with "The Big Help Award" at The 2012 Kids' Choice Awards, but was then collaterally splattered with the show's signature green slime after a direct hit on Justin Bieber. Twe...

  • Cheryl Cole hits out at Louis Walsh and reveals Royal crush
    2012-04-03 08:37:41 UTC
    Cheryl Cole has hit out at Louis Walsh for taking cheques despite his "zero involvement" during the start of her career and revealed that she has a crush on Prince Harry. The Girls Aloud star, 28, told Marie Claire magazine that she had been na...

  • Levi Johnston Gets Another Chick Pregnant
    2012-04-03 08:19:57 UTC
    Say what you will about Levi Johnston, but his sperm is world class -- he's gotten another girl pregnant out of wedlock. Sources tell TMZ ... the lucky woman is Sunny Oglesby, a 20-year-old school teacher from Wasilla, Alaska. Levi has been da...

  • Sandler's "Jack and Jill" goes downhill at Razzies
    2012-04-03 08:01:37 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comic actor Adam Sandler and his movie "Jack and Jill" swept the annual Razzies on Sunday, winning a record-breaking 10 awards for the worst film and performances of 2011. The Golden Raspberry Foundation said the cross-d...

  • Bruce Willis and second wife welcome baby girl
    2012-04-03 07:54:14 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Bruce Willis welcomed a new child to his growing brood when wife Emma Heming-Willis gave birth to a baby girl over the weekend, said his spokeswoman. Mabel Ray Willis was born on Sunday in Los Angeles, and weighed ...

  • EU sent inspectors to examine Spain deficit figures
    2012-03-13 17:10:08 UTC
    Inspectors from the European Commission have been in Spain to evaluate its 2011 budget deficit after the numbers came in much higher than expected, the EU executive said on Friday. Spain said at the end of February that its budget deficit was 8....

  • Mistake to think Greek crisis over: German finance minister
    2012-03-13 17:09:30 UTC
    It would be wrong to assume that the euro zone has resolved Greece's sovereign debt crisis after the successful completion of the country's debt swap with its private creditors, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday. Athens wo...