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Man Wants Taylor Swift to Testify in His Trespassing Case

A man charged with trespassing at Taylor Swift's Rhode Island mansion wants the singer to testify on his behalf.

The Westerly Sun reports that 24-year-old Nicholas Field was back in court Friday.

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EL James Takes Fifty Shades of Heat on Twitter

Twitter had a bit of fun Monday at the expense of EL James.

The hashtag "AskELJames" trended nationwide as the "Fifty Shades of Grey" writer took questions, including some not-ready-for-prime-time doozies, but surely she's immune at this point to hurt feelings.

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Arnold (but Little Else) is Back in 'Terminator'

Thirty-one years and counting, and the Terminators keep rolling off the assembly line like new iPhones, upgraded with shape-shifting abilities, rebooted Sarah Conner assassination levels and, one presumes, better selfie cameras.

"Terminator Genisys," directed by Alan Taylor ("Thor: The Dark World"), is the fifth entry in the series begun by James Cameron and a naked money grab aimed at rejuvenating a flagging franchise. The three-plus decades of "Terminator" have spread across the relentless march of technology and the Internet, but the movies are curiously stuck between their pre-digital 1980s origins and a dystopian vision of machines' rule over the planet.

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Will Latest Inflammatory Comments Tarnish Trump's Brand?

Is Donald Trump's business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be?

Trump has found himself on the receiving end of the catchphrase he made famous on his reality show "The Apprentice" — "You're fired!" — after NBC dumped the real estate mogul Monday over comments he made about immigrants during his recent presidential campaign kickoff speech.

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Joni Mitchell to Make Full Recovery, Representative Says

Folk legend Joni Mitchell is expected to make a full recovery from a brain aneurysm and -- contrary to an account -- is speaking, a representative said Sunday.

David Crosby, another major figure in folk rock who was long close to Mitchell, said in an interview released Friday that she was no longer speaking and it was unclear when she would get better.

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Dior Oozes 'Bourgeois Cool' at Paris Men's Fashion Week

Dior declared summer 2016 the season of "bourgeois cool" at Paris men's fashion week on Saturday, while Balmain decked out its models as old-fashioned adventurers.

Balmain's young creative director Olivier Rousteing, dubbed "Mr Popular" by Vogue, presented an exploration-themed collection for the French luxury label's first ever menswear catwalk show, dressing his models in caps, shorts and Greek sandals with a khaki palette.

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'Jurassic World' Still King of N. America Box Office

The dinosaurs of "Jurassic World" stayed atop the cinematic food chain this weekend, snapping up another $54.2 million to keep Pixar's "Inside Out" in second place at the North American box office, estimates showed Sunday.

"Jurassic World" completed its third weekend in U.S. and Canadian cinemas with an overall haul of $500 million, shattering U.S. and worldwide records, according to initial figures from Exhibitor Relations.

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Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce Win Big at BET Awards

Though she was absent, Beyonce won three BET Awards, including video of the year for "7/11," while Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj also won multiple awards at the all-star show Sunday night.

But the show was less about the awards — video of the year didn't even make the live broadcast — as performances stole the night.

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Egypt Jails Female Dancer for Debauchery

A Cairo court Sunday sentenced to one year in jail an Egyptian female dancer who featured in a controversial music video, accusing her of inciting debauchery, a judicial official said.

Reda El-Fouly was arrested in May after she appeared singing and dancing, and wearing a revealing dress, in a video that went viral on the Internet.

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Kanye Gives Defiant Performance at Glastonbury

Kanye West gave a defiant performance at Glastonbury on Saturday night, challenging critics who said he was unsuitable for the event by declaring himself the "greatest living rock star."

The U.S. rapper delighted many core fans with a 100-minute set on the Pyramid Stage that included big hits and new material, but did little to win over those festival-goers who came along out of curiosity.

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