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LMFAO Prove They're More Than a Novelty Act

"I'm in Miami Trick" may have been a novelty hit, but LMFAO have proven that they are no novelty act.

The familial duo of Redfoo (Stefan Kendal Gordy) and Sky Blue (Skyler Austin Gordy), known for crazy outfits, wild hair and even wilder music, have proven their staying power three years after their initial hit, and have provided the song of the summer with "Party Rock Anthem."

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Whoopi Goldberg Adopts Kitten Rescued on NY Bridge

A kitten tossed from a moving car on New York City's Verrazano Bridge now has a name — and a celebrity "mom."

Whoopi Goldberg has posted a video of Vinny on her Facebook page. It shows the adorable gray kitten grooming himself and batting a feather toy with his paw.

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U.S. Wine Lovers Sweet on Their 'Moscato'

In a twist winemakers didn't plan but are happy to cash in on, U.S. consumers are going gaga for ordinary age-old sweet muscat varietals, known here by the Italian moniker "moscato."

Industry experts say California growers are keen to respond to the miniboom in the market for moscato wines, which can be from red or white grapes.

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Romance Rules Philippine Literary Charts

In the fantasy world created by Philippine publishing giant Precious Hearts Romances, the men are rich, sexual promiscuity and homosexuals are taboo, and the story always ends happily after 128 pages.

The ultra-cheap local versions of Britain's Mills and Boon novels are the country's most popular books, making their authors champions of conservative Christian values and unlikely heroes in the battle to improve literacy among the poor.

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China bans songs by Lady Gaga, Backstreet Boys

China has banned 100 songs from being featured on websites, barring artists ranging from Lady Gaga to the Backstreet Boys apparently for being out of tune with the country's cultural authorities.

The ministry of culture said it aimed to regulate the "order" of the Internet music market, adding songs that "harm the security of state culture must be cleaned up and regulated under the law".

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Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis to Perform in S.Africa

Famed American trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis has shared memories of his childhood and played a few tunes in South Africa as a prelude to headlining Johannesburg's annual jazz festival.

Marsalis talked about his life Tuesday during a question-and-answer session at Johannesburg's Market Theatre. Later this week, he will perform at the city's Joy of Jazz festival.

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Lady Gaga, Ryan Reynolds Class Photos Published

Bradley Cooper's teenage tennis practice. Lady Gaga's first communion. A young Scarlett Johansson decorating a Christmas tree. Ryan Reynolds goofing around with his high-school classmates. Country crooner Blake Shelton as a guitar-playing kid.

These are just a few of the before-they-were-stars photos included in Ancestry.com's U.S. School Yearbook Collection. The genealogy website recently expanded its yearbook database to include nearly 7 million images from thousands of schools in the United States.

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Could Dior be Homing in on New Designer?

The fashion world is abuzz over the possibility that U.S.-born designer Marc Jacobs might take over as creative director of Dior.

The label, widely considered the jewel in the crown of French fashion, has been floundering for nearly six months, since its longtime creative director John Galliano was summarily sacked over allegations he made anti-Semitic remarks.

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Feathers Catching The Fancy of Fashion Insiders

The fashion flock seems to have developed a fancy for feathers: They're decorating cocktail dresses and bohemian jewelry, and being braided into hair.

They're statements of femininity and luxury — without being too frilly, experts say.

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Pacino, 'Scarface' Cast Celebrate Film's Legacy

Al Pacino says he got burned while making "Scarface."

Literally, he grabbed the hot barrel of a gun that had just shot 30 rounds during one of Tony Montana's violent scenes.

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