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Actress Kelly Rutherford Can't yet Bring Children Back to U.S.

A court order that granted actress Kelly Rutherford temporary custody of her children to allow her to bring them back to Los Angeles from Monaco was halted Thursday.

Judge Maren E. Nelson, who presides over family law courts in Los Angeles, halted a ruling by another judge who expressed concerns that Rutherford's former husband violated terms of a 2013 custody order that allowed the children to live abroad.

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Carl's, Hardee's CEO: Not all Models Know How to Eat Burgers

Carl's Jr. and Hardee's ads starring nearly naked women have become a part of American culture, according to Andy Puzder, CEO of the chains' parent company.

"People watch for the ads, and want to know when the next one's coming out," he says.

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Jury Convicts TV Actor Diamond of Misdemeanors in Stabbing

TV actor Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight, but a Wisconsin jury cleared the former "Saved by the Bell" actor of the most serious felony charge.

The jury's verdict came just hours after the 38-year-old actor testified that he never intended to stab anyone in the fight last Christmas Day. He had pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of recklessly endangering public safety, plus two misdemeanors — carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct.

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Thousands Gather for Opening of World Trade Center Deck

Thousands gathered Friday to take in the New York skyline as the observation deck of the new World Trade Center -- viewed by many as a symbol of the city's resilience -- opened to the public.

The gleaming glass tower, constructed on the site where the Twin Towers stood before being destroyed in the September 11 attacks of 2001, is the tallest building in the Western hemisphere. 

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Rihanna Dances to Local Beats on Surprise Cuba Visit

Pop star Rihanna danced to Cuban music and sampled local cuisine on an impromptu visit to Havana, the latest big name from the U.S. music scene to visit the island.

Rihanna, who hails from Barbados, arrived "on the fly, as we Cubans say," for an unscheduled visit, said Ernesto Blanco, the owner of the Restaurante-Paladar La Fontana, where she dined and danced Wednesday night shortly after flying to the island.

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Neverland, Former Home of Michael Jackson, on Sale for $100M

Neverland Ranch is up for sale.

The California property that once served as Michael Jackson's home and personal fantasyland is being listed at $100 million, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Biblical Soap Opera Enjoying Ungodly Success in Brazil

The actress agonizes on her deathbed, her hair and makeup impeccable, as the hunky male lead clutches her hand. Tears pour down his face while her eyelids flutter to a final close.

The scene oozes with over-the-top drama that makes Brazil's prime-time soap operas as much of a national institution as soccer or Carnival. However, in this case, the actors aren't playing wealthy sophisticates with complicated sex lives, but rather characters out of the Old Testament.

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Who? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey Jam at NYC Event

Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager, and joined Townshend and surprise guest Roger Daltrey onstage for a rocking set.

The rock icons attended the MusiCares MAP Fund benefit in New York City on Thursday night, where Townshend and longtime Who manager, Bill Curbishley, were honored for their charitable efforts.

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New Official James Bond Novel to be Called 'Trigger Mortis'

James Bond will be reunited with Pussy Galore in a new novel to be published this year.

Anthony Horowitz's "Trigger Mortis" features the audacious criminal and "Bond girl," played in the film "Goldfinger" by Honor Blackman.

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Natalie Portman Urges New Harvard Graduates to Take Chances

Natalie Portman advised graduating Harvard seniors Wednesday to use their inexperience to their advantage, saying she has learned that taking calculated risks can lead to life-changing rewards.

The Academy Award-winning actress, speaking at Harvard College's Class Day, cited her work in "Black Swan" as an example of a time she didn't know her own limitations — and it paid off.

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