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Lady Gaga, Manager Troy Carter Split

Lady Gaga and her manager Troy Carter have split just days before the pop star releases her new album, "ARTPOP."

A source familiar with the situation confirms the two have split over creative differences. The source was not authorized to speak about the break publicly and requested anonymity.

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'Glee,' Sandra Bullock Top People's Choice Nominees

Hit TV show "Glee" topped the list of nominees for the public-voted People's Choice awards announced Tuesday, while Sandra Bullock and singer Katy Perry were also among the most short-listed.

Veteran actor Robin Williams, who won his first People's Choice Award in 1979 for "Mork and Mindy," won another nomination nearly 35 years later in the same category, favorite actor in a new TV series, for "The Crazy Ones."

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Cruise Says he's Close to Daughter Despite Work

Tom Cruise maintains a close relationship with his daughter Suri despite his divorce from her mother and a hectic film schedule, the actor wrote in a court filing to support his defamation lawsuit against a magazine publisher.

The actor's two-page description of his relationship with his daughter was filed Tuesday in a case against Bauer Publishing Co. The actor is suing Bauer over a pair of 2012 tabloid stories that claimed he had "abandoned" his daughter. The stories in Life & Style and In Touch magazines cited Cruise's absence from Suri's life due to overseas film shoots.

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Songwriter Dean Dillon Honored as BMI Icon

Songwriter Dean Dillon penned hits for George Strait, George Jones, Kenny Chesney and other country music stars in his prolific career in Nashville and several of those artists honored him as the newest BMI Icon at Tuesday's BMI Country Awards.

Dillon has written more than 50 songs for Strait. The beloved singer paid homage with a medley of his Dillon-penned hits, including "The Chair," ''Marina Del Ray," and "Here For A Good Time." Chesney, Luke Bryan and Lee Ann Womack also performed some of Dillon's songs at the annual event put on by Broadcast Music, Inc., a music rights management company.

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Guess Who's Back? Eminem Returns, as Does Controversy

Guess who's back? Back again?

Thirteen years after "The Marshall Mathers LP" that quickly secured his spot in the hip-hop canon, Eminem is out Tuesday with a sequel in which he returns both in song and verse to the 1990s -- and reignites controversy with his use of anti-gay slurs.

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Movie Review: Last Vegas (2013)

Written by Anthony Sargon

If "The Hangover" wasn't your thing, then maybe a movie about four, elderly old friends going to Vegas for a bachelor party is more up your alley. "Last Vegas" stars four legendary actors, and they're ultimately the only reason to watch this occasionally funny, but overall pretty mediocre comedy.

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Insurance Broker Sentenced for Scamming Tom Hanks

A Southern California insurance broker who overcharged Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, hundreds of thousands of dollars has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison.

City News Service says Jerry Goldman received a 27-month sentence Monday. He also was ordered to pay about $840,000 in restitution.

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Review: 'Thor' Sequel Gets Lost in Space

Comic book movies are increasingly, like Sandra Bullock in "Gravity," lost in space.

Following the summer's glumly bombastic "Man of Steel," which added a heavy dose of Krypton politics to Superman's once pleasantly silly story, comes "Thor: The Dark World," in which Thor's Asgard, a celestial home of gods floating somewhere in the universe, is the primary setting. Earth is an afterthought — just one of the "nine realms," albeit the one withNatalie Portman.

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Janis Joplin Gets Posthumous Hollywood Star

Singing legend Janis Joplin was honored Monday with a star on Hollywood's storied Walk of Fame more than four decades after her death from a drug overdose.

The raspy-voiced singing star was immortalized on the famous Hollywood walk at a ceremony attended by her brother Michael and sister Laura, while country music luminary Kris Kristofferson played her signature hit "Me and Bobby McGee."

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Hobbit Fans Get Sneak Peek at New Movie

Director Peter Jackson gave fans a sneak peek of his latest Tolkien epic Tuesday, revealing he is working non-stop to get "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" ready to premiere next month.

Jackson took a break from editing to host what was billed as a "world fan event", featuring question and answer sessions with stars from the movie streamed online from cinemas in Wellington, New York, Los Angeles and London.

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