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Taylor Swift Waxes Philosophical on 'Giver' Themes

Not all the actors at a star-packed news conference Tuesday for the new film "The Giver" had been familiar with Lois Lowry's acclaimed 1994 book before they made the film. But Taylor Swift sure had been.

The 24-year-old singer read it in school, and says it had a huge influence on her outlook on life.

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Did Kimye Baby North West Say Mama or Dada 1st?

Recently Kim Kardashian West sent her stepfather Bruce Jenner a text because of something she read online.

"I text(ed) Bruce, 'I saw on TMZ that you got pulled over. Are you OK?'" she recalled during a recent interview with The Associated Press.

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Report: Bieber to Plead Guilty in Drag Racing Case

Justin Bieber will plead guilty to lesser charges following his arrest for driving under the influence in Miami last January, a local newspaper reported Tuesday.

The Canadian pop singer will agree to attend an anger management class and make a 50,000 dollar charitable contribution, the Miami Herald said, quoting sources.

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Robin Williams Was Found Hanged by Belt

Comedy legend Robin Williams was found dead in the bedroom of his home near San Francisco with a belt around his neck and slight wounds to his wrist, police said Tuesday.

With an investigation still underway, the Marin County Sheriff's Office said suicide remains the apparent cause of death for the 63-year-old Oscar-winning actor, who had been grappling with severe depression.

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Obama Calls Robin Williams 'One of a Kind'

President Barack Obama called Robin Williams "one of a kind" who shared his talent "freely and generously with those who needed it most."

Williams was pronounced dead at his home in California Monday and officials said it appeared to be a suicide.

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Movie Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

Written by Anthony Sargon

I’ve been trying really hard to be positive about Jonathan Liebesman’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I genuinely wanted to love this movie, and did my best to ignore all the negative buzz surrounding it. But while the flick does manage to deliver moments of genuine fun, it’s simply too generic and lazy to stand out in a summer that’s given us some truly incredible science-fiction/superhero blockbusters. Maybe the fact that Guardians of the Galaxy totally killed it last week unfairly raised my expectations for TMNT, but either way, it could (and should) have been better.

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Jeff Goldblum and Band to Perform at Cafe Carlyle

Jeff Goldblum is coming back to New York but not to act — he'll be singing.

The Cafe Carlyle said the "Jurassic Park" and "The Fly" star will perform Sept. 16-20 with his jazz band, The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra.

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"Ninja Turtles" in Box Office Romp

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" romped to the top of the U.S. box office, dethroning "Guardians of the Galaxy" in their first weekend in theaters, industry figures showed Monday.

The fighting turtles, on a mission to save New York from the clutches of evil-doers, made off with $65.5 million in receipts, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations said.

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La Belle France Keeps Its Title as Top Global Tourist Destination

France welcomed 84.7 million foreign tourists in 2013 making it once again the most-visited country in the world, according to a study published Monday.

The figure topped the 2012 number by two percent, and meant that when it comes to attracting foreign visitors, France easily beats the United States and Spain who had 69.8 and 60.7 million foreign visitors each.

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Actor Robin Williams Dead from Suspected Suicide

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams died from suspected suicide on Monday after a battle with depression, triggering an outpouring of anguished tributes to one of the most beloved entertainers of his generation.

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