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  • Australian TV Star Charlotte Dawson Found Dead

    SYDNEY (AP) -- Australian TV star and former model Charlotte Dawson has been found dead at age 47. Famed for TV shows such as "Australia's Next Top Model," Dawson had also been an anti-bullying activist and was targeted by cyber-trolls for personal...
  • 3-time Olympian shatters Disney Princess Half Marathon record

    3-time Olympian shatters Disney Princess Half Marathon record
    Fairy godmothers in training waited under a pink arch to sprinkle pixie dust on about 24,000 runners who participated in the Disney Princess Half Marathon on Sunday. Kim Smith, a three-time Olympian from New Zealand, didn't need any magic. Smith,...
  • Berlin -- 'Love' Conquers New Territories, 'Linsanity' Bounces on

    HONG KONG - Gay drama "Love Is Strange," starring John Lithgow and Ira Sachs, will play new dates in Europe. Following its appearance at Berlin's European Film Market, the pic was licensed to Spain's Golem Distribucion, Italy's Koch Media, Portugal's...
  • NZ Film Commission Quits Sales Business

    HONG KONG - The New Zealand Film Commission is to end its role as sales agent with effect from the end of the month. The NZFC -- which is New Zealand's primary film funding body, not a location attraction outfit as its name might suggest - will no longer...
  • Chris Pine Charged with Drunken Driving in New Zealand

    Actor Chris Pine, known for playing Captain Kirk in the "Star Trek" movies, has been charged with drunken driving in New Zealand. The 33-year-old American is due to make his first court appearance in the case on Monday, court officials said Wednesday....
  • 'Once Upon a Time' Star to Lead CW's Rob Thomas Zombie Pilot

    "iZombie," the zombie crime fighter pilot from Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero, has found its brainy lady. "Once Upon a Time" and "Masters of Sex's" Rose McIver has been cast as Liv, the med student forced to work in the coroner's office when her, um, diet...
  • Movie Piracy Phenom 'Popcorn Time' App Yanked by Hosting Provider

    Popcorn Time, an application described as a sort of Netflix for streaming pirated content via torrent-sharing sites, has been removed by its hosting provider for apparent violations of terms of service. The free, open-source software had been available...
  • Chris Pine charged with drunk driving after 'Z for Zachariah' party

    Chris Pine charged with drunk driving after 'Z for Zachariah' party
    Chris Pine has been charged with drunk driving following a March 1 arrest at a sobriety checkpoint in New Zealand, according to reports out Wednesday.  Court documents revealed that the star of the "Star Trek" reboot movies and "Jack Ryan: Shadow...
  • China's thirst for milk gives U.S. dairy farms a boost

    China's thirst for milk gives U.S. dairy farms a boost
    FALLON, Nev. — The dairy plant with its tangle of stainless steel pipes rises out of the parched landscape here like a beckoning oasis. Perched on the outskirts of this desert town dotted with small churches and roadside casinos, the factory...
  • Tyler, the Creator Arrested for Inciting Riot at SXSW

    Rapper Tyler, The Creator, was arrested Saturday for allegedly inciting a riot during a show at the South By Southwest music festival. Travis County Sheriff's spokesman Roger Wade said the Odd Future rapper, whose name is Tyler Gregory Okonma, was...
  • Chris Pine pleads guilty, is fined for drunk driving in New Zealand

    Chris Pine pleads guilty, is fined for drunk driving in New Zealand
    Chris Pine of "Star Trek Into Darkness" pleaded guilty Monday to driving drunk in New Zealand.  The actor, who had been charged following an arrest at a sobriety checkpoint after leaving a Feb. 28 wrap party for his film "Z for Zachariah," appeared in...
  • CHICAGO IMPROV FESTIVAL: Complete 2014 schedule of shows

    CHICAGO IMPROV FESTIVAL: Complete 2014 schedule of shows
    17TH ANNUAL CHICAGO IMPROV FESTIVAL SCHEDULE Information is from an advance schedule from CIF and is subject to change. MONDAY, MARCH 31 Stage 773 - The Pro Stage CIF 17’s Opening Night “Best of Chicago Improv” ... 8 p.m., $15...