Sources: Nearly 50 envelopes of suspected heroin in Hoffman’s apartment

02/03/2014 5:10 pm3 comments
Philip Seymour Hoffman

  By Shimon Prokupecz. Steve Almasy and Catherine E. Shoichet CNN   NEW YORK (CNN) — Police investigating the death of actor have found close to 50 envelopes of what they believe is heroin in his Manhattan apartment, two law enforcement sources familiar with the inquiry said Monday. A number [...]

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Judge Says Singer Chris Brown is Making `Great Strides’ in Drug and Anger Management Program

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Chris Brown

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By ELIZABETH MARCELLINO City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Los Angeles judge today denied a request by prosecutors to take Chris Brown into custody because of an alleged violation of the singer’s probation, ordered as a result of his 2009 assault of then- girlfriend Rihanna. Los Angeles Superior [...]

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This is the 19-year-old pop star’s second arrest in a week

01/29/2014 3:25 pm1 comment
Justin Bieber Waves to Fans

  By Alan Duke   (CNN) — Justin Bieber is in Toronto to face an assault charge in connection with an encounter with a limousine driver a month ago, a source close to the singer told CNN Wednesday. Bieber traveled to Toronto to be booked on the charge, which will [...]

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Cheryl Hines Receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

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Cheryl Hines with her star.

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  2,516th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the Category of TELEVISION HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Cheryl Hines received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, honoring a career best-remembered for her portrayal of Larry David’s long-suffering wife on the HBO comedy “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” Jeremy Sisto, [...]

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Pete Seeger inspired legions

01/28/2014 4:56 pm0 comments
Pete Seeger performs on the Acura stage at New Orleans' Jazz Fest on April 25, 2009.

  By Jethro Mullen and Saeed Ahmed   (CNN) — Pete Seeger, the man considered to be one of the pioneers of contemporary folk music who inspired legions of activist singer-songwriters, died Monday. He was 94. Seeger’s best known songs include “Where Have All the Flowers Gone,” “Turn! Turn! Turn! [...]

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Motley Crue is retiring

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Motley Crue

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Well, kickstart my heart. Motley Crue is retiring. The four hard-rock bandmates — Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee and Mick Mars — made it official today, signing a “Cessation of Touring Agreement” in Los Angeles, effective at the end of 2015. “Everything must come to [...]

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Grammy Awards attracted 28.5 million

01/27/2014 2:59 pm1 comment
56th Grammys - Daft Punk

  By Brian Stelter CNN   (CNN) — Maybe it was , or maybe it was the Beatles. (Actually, it was probably both.) The Grammy Awards attracted 28.5 million viewers to CBS on Sunday night, which is essentially a modern-day record for the annual music awards show. CBS described it [...]

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Bill Cosby returning to NBC sitcom

01/24/2014 3:15 pm2 comments
Bill Cosby

  By Ed Payne and Jane Caffrey CNN Bill Cosby is returning to NBC with a new sitcom, a network representative told CNN on Wednesday night. The comedian will play the patriarch of a multi-generational family. The show brings the 76-year-old comedian back to the same network where his ground-breaking [...]

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Leno, Fallon prepare ‘Tonight Show’ swap

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Late night talk show hosts Jimmy Fallon and Jay Leno belt out a show tune together last April, dispelling rumors the two don’t get along. Leno is getting ready to hand over the Tonight Show to Fallon.

  By Breeanna Hare CNN In less than a month, will pass the “Tonight Show” torch to Jimmy Fallon. But before he does, Leno will have him on as a special guest. NBC has confirmed that Fallon will have a seat on Leno’s “Tonight Show” couch on Feb. 3, which [...]

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MGM to mark 90 years with yearlong celebration

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Leo the Lion, whose roar can be heard at the start of every MGM picture, keeps an eye on Gary Barber and Sylvester Stallone during Wednesday’s ceremony launching the yearlong 90th anniversary celebration for MGM.

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    Independent Staff Report Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Wednesday announced a yearlong global campaign to honor the studio’s 90th anniversary. The studio was founded in 1924 when theater magnate Marcus Loew bought and merged Metro Pictures Corporation with Goldwyn Pictures and Louis B. Mayer Productions. MGM and its legendary roaring lion logo [...]

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