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Rock Star Nick Cave's Son Dies in Cliff Fall

The 15-year-old son of Australian rock icon Nick Cave has died after falling from a cliff in Brighton on the southern coast of England, police and the family said Wednesday.

"Our son Arthur died on Tuesday evening. He was our beautiful, happy loving boy," Cave and his wife, model Susie Bick, said in a statement issued by Sussex Police.

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Disney Gives Sneak Peek for Planned China Theme Park

U.S. entertainment giant Disney on Wednesday unveiled details of its planned theme park in Shanghai, promising Chinese features and new attractions not found in its five other resorts.

The Walt Disney Co. and Chinese Partner Shanghai Shendi Group broke ground on the $5.5 billion park in April 2011. The opening was originally planned for this year, but Disney has pushed it back to 2016.

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Richard Gere Speaks Up for Tibet at U.S. Hearing

Hollywood star Richard Gere expressed outrage Tuesday over the death in a Chinese prison of a key Tibetan dissident, as the U.S. Congress explored ways to ratchet up pressure on Beijing over Tibet.

Testifying before the House of Representatives human rights commission, Gere remembered Tenzin Delek Rinpoche as one of Tibetan Buddhism's most respected and revered lamas.

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Songster Joe Jackson to Explore Four Cities in New Album

British-born musician Joe Jackson on Tuesday announced a new album recorded in four cities, in the latest musical exploration for the eclectic artist.

The songwriter, a longtime resident of New York who has touched on jazz, pop and classical over his more than 35-year career, said that his first album since 2012 will come out on October 2.

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Reports: One Direction's Louis Tomlinson to be Father

One Direction heartthrob Louis Tomlinson is set to become a father, reports said Tuesday, in the latest jolt for the boy band once known for its squeaky-clean image.

The 23-year-old, who would be the first dad in One Direction, is expecting a child with Los Angeles stylist Briana Jungwirth, according to British tabloid The Sun and U.S. celebrity magazine People.

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Snowden Filmmaker Sues U.S. Govt. over Border Stops

Filmmaker Laura Poitras, whose documentary about fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden won an Oscar, is suing the U.S. government to find out why she was repeatedly detained at immigration checkpoints.

Poitras is seeking the release of six years of records that document how she was searched, questioned and sometimes held for hours at U.S. and foreign airports on more than 50 occasions between 2006 and 2012.

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Tiny 'Minions' Score Big at N. America Box Office

Animated comedy "Minions," a prequel to the "Despicable Me" movies featuring three tiny mischievous creatures, scored big at the North America box office over the weekend, according to industry figures Monday.

The caper, which tells the story of lozenge-shaped, yellow characters whose goal is to serve the most despicable master they can, debuted in the top spot with a haul of $115.7 million, box officer tracker Exhibitor Relations said.

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Michael Douglas Reflects on Death of Mother, a 'Class Act'

Michael Douglas took a moment reflect on the memory of his mother, Diana, who died earlier this month at 92 after a bout with cancer.

"My mother had an incredible sense of dignity and was a class act," Douglas told The Associated Press Monday night at a special screening for his latest film, "Ant-Man."

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M.I.A. Heads to Indian Temple, Ivory Coast for Video

The hip-hop star M.I.A. has gone to an Indian temple and the Ivory Coast to direct her first videos, as she announced a new album on the theme of a world without borders.

The outspoken artist on Monday released a video of two songs including the new track "Swords," which begins with the clanking of swords before M.I.A.'s signature heavy beats kick in. 

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Enrique Iglesias to Headline New U.S. Latin Festival

Pop star Enrique Iglesias will headline a new festival of Latin American music and art near Los Angeles, organizers announced Monday.

The October 24-25 event at the Orange County Fair and Event Center, called the "L Festival - Feria Cultural Latinoamericana," comes amid a proliferation of live music happenings across the United States.

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