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Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem Welcome Baby Girl in Madrid

Oscar-winning Spanish film stars Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem had their second child on Monday -- a girl according to Spanish media reports.

Cruz gave birth at Madrid's Ruber International hospital just to the north of the city, where Spain's Crown Princess Letizia gave birth to her two daughters, a hospital source said.

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First Day of Parenting Faces William and Kate

It's Day One of parenting for Prince William and Kate. After the excitement and fatigue and joy of childbirth — emotions shared with a nation — the young couple is expected to bring the prince home Tuesday.

It is a daunting moment for any young couple, even one with as much support as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

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R.I.P.D. Latest Big-Budget Film to Die at U.S. Box Office

Horror flick "The Conjuring" scared off all-comers to debut atop the North American weekend box office, but the bigger picture for industry watchers focused on the latest big-budget summer bomb.

"R.I.P.D." starring Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds in a beyond-the-grave "Men in Black," took less than $13 million, or under 10 percent of its $130 million budget, way below what it needed to even break even over time.

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Jackson's Mother Slams Promoters, as Grilled in Court

Michael Jackson's 83-year-old mother lashed out at the promoters of his doomed last tour Monday, accusing them of letting her son "waste away" before his 2009 death.

She wept in court again on her second day of testimony against AEG Live, promoter of the "This is It" tour which Jackson was rehearsing for in Los Angeles when he died.

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It's a Boy for Kate Middleton and Prince William

Prince William's wife Kate on Monday gave birth to a baby boy who will one day inherit the British throne, Kensington Palace said in a statement.

"Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 4:24 pm (1524 GMT)," said the statement. "The baby weighs 8 lbs 6 oz. (3.8 kilos)."

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Media Frenzy in London as 'Great Kate Wait' nears End

The London hospital hosting Prince William's wife Kate was the scene of a media frenzy Monday after weeks of waiting for the royal baby -- while tourists kept an eye out for a big announcement at Buckingham Palace.

For the dozens of weary international journalists who have camped for three weeks outside St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, central London, there was relief with the promise, finally, of some actual news to report.

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Rapper J. Cole Apologizes for Autism Lyric

Rapper J. Cole is apologizing to those with autism and their families for an offensive lyric.

Cole says in a blog post Sunday that he doesn't agree with the recent trend of rappers facing pressure to apologize when they step over a perceived line, but in this case he feels he went too far in a verse he contributed to Drake's "Jodeci Freestyle."

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Horror Flick 'The Conjuring' Leads American Box Office

Horror flick "The Conjuring" was a hit at the North American box office this weekend, scaring its way to the top, industry estimates showed Sunday.

The creepy production about paranormal investigators, starring Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga, took in $41.4 million, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations said.

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No-Sail Zone on Lake Zurich for Tina Turner Wedding

A no-sail zone has been set up off the lakeside property of U.S.-born pop singer Tina Turner and her longtime German partner Erwin Bach to help keep away prying eyes as they wed on Sunday, police said.

The 50- by 100-meter zone was cordoned off "not because Tina Turner wants this (but) to avoid many boats" crowding near the manor in Kuesnacht, on Lake Zurich, police spokeswoman Esther Surber told Agence France Presse.

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Wrinkly Rockers Set on Growing Old Disgracefully

Mick Jagger will celebrate his 70th birthday Friday, his ecstatic reception last month at the Glastonbury Festival still ringing in his ears, as just one of a generation of wrinkly rockers determined not to go quietly.

The Stones raised the roof at the British music festival on June 29 with a two-hour performance featuring hits from their 50-year back catalogue, including "Jumpin' Jack Flash" and "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction".

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