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'Far Cry' Video Game Aims for New Height - the Himalayas

Ubisoft is out to build on the success of its "Far Cry" video game franchise with a new installment promising players more choices and smarter enemies in an expansive world.

The action-adventure game set for release on Tuesday will be the fourth edition in the series, which has sold a reported 20 million copies since the first version was released in early 2004.

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Law Gets Fashionable as Labels Learn to Love Litigation

Long considered "too fluffy" for serious lawyers, fashion law has emerged in recent years as one of the most lucrative -– and occasionally absurd -– new battlegrounds for the legal profession.

For example, a blink-and-you-miss-it shot of a basketball with what looked like Louis Vuitton symbols on it appeared for just one second in a Hyundai commercial shown during the 2010 Superbowl in the United States.

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Bill Cosby's Guest Shot with Letterman Canceled

Bill Cosby's upcoming appearance on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" has been canceled amid a growing uproar over allegations that he sexually assaulted several women in past decades.

Cosby representative David Brokaw confirmed Friday night that Cosby would not appear as previously scheduled next Wednesday. He did not say why. A "Late Show" representative could not be reached for comment.

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Oscar Buzz Swirls around MLK Film 'Selma'

"Selma," a powerful new film about civil rights icon Martin Luther King, triumphed at its premiere in Los Angeles this week -- while critics are predicting awards season glory.

Co-starring Oprah Winfrey and rising British star David Oyelowo, the film received a standing ovation in Hollywood as industry journal Variety forecast "considerable box-office and awards-season gold."

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Cumberbatch, 'Gone Girl' Win Hollywood Honors

Britain's Benedict Cumberbatch and A-list veteran Julianne Moore took top honors Friday at the Hollywood Film Awards, billed as the official start of Tinseltown's annual prizes season.

The best film award went to thriller "Gone Girl" starring Ben Affleck as a husband accused of murdering his wife, played by Rosamund Pike.

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Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' Raises Torture Questions

U.S. satirist Jon Stewart's directorial debut "Rosewater" is based on the true story of a western journalist imprisoned in Iran -- and raises real questions about the nature of torture.

At least that's the opinion of Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal, who plays Canadian-Iranian reporter Maziar Bahari in the first movie by "Daily Show" host Stewart, released in the United States on Friday.

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Patty Duke to Play Twins on Disney Channel Show

Patty Duke is playing twins on TV again, this time as a pair of grandmas on the Disney Channel.

The 67-year-old actress will guest star on an upcoming episode of "Liv and Maddie," which follows twin sisters played by actress Dove Cameron.

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Urban Elite Go in Search of 'Pedal Chic'

Bikes with alligator skin saddles, frames adorned with 24 carat gold leaf, or just two wheels designed to your very own personal specifications.

From Paris to Tokyo via Milan, designer and customized bikes costing thousands of dollars are the latest must-have luxury item coveted by urban elites in search of "pedal chic".

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Jackson Exiting 'American Idol' after 13 Years

Fox and the producers of "American Idol" say Randy Jackson is leaving the show after 13 seasons.

In a statement Tuesday, the network and producers call Jackson a key part of the singing contest and say he'll be welcomed back as a visitor.

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Whitney Houston Hologram? You'll Have to Wait

Fans hoping for a Whitney Houston hologram might have to wait.

Pat Houston, the late singer's sister-in-law and head of her estate, says she's had offers to debut a Houston hologram, but she won't sign on just yet.

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