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  1. Jason Patric's Sperm Spawns First Amendment Battle

    6:54 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    The actor's ex-girlfriend demands a restraining order from using the name and likeness of a four-year-old child. READ MORE

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  2. Angela Lansbury of 'Murder, She Wrote' Fame Made a Dame

    5:27 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    The 88-year-old, who played amateur detective Jessica Fletcher on the classic CBS show, received her honor from the Queen at Windsor Castle. READ MORE

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  3. The Hollywood Reporter Names 2014's 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media

    3:00 am PDT 04/16/2014
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    New entries this year include BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti and Ben Smith, Vice Media's Shane Smith and Gawker's Nick Denton. READ MORE

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  4. The Library: Theater Review

    6:00 pm PDT 04/15/2014
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    Steven Soderbergh directs Chloe Moretz as a school-shooting survivor in Scott Z. Burns' drama about distortions of truth in the stunned aftermath of tragedy. READ MORE

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  5. Taste: Theater Review

    5:56 pm PDT 04/15/2014
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    A cannibalism tale, based on a real story, is staged for the era of nose-to-tail dining. READ MORE

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  6. Walt Disney World Expands Luxury Home Sites Inside the 40-Square-Mile Park

    3:33 pm PDT 04/15/2014
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    Golden Oak, the massive park's residential area, will be comprised of eight neighborhoods and approximately 400 homes upon its completion in the next few years. READ MORE

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  7. Leslie Moonves Buys Paul Allen's Malibu Spread for $28.8 Million

    2:25 pm PDT 04/15/2014
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    The CBS head and wife Julie Chen have purchased the estate from the Microsoft co-founder. READ MORE

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  8. New York Auto Show: U.S. Carmakers Poised for Strong 2014

    12:49 pm PDT 04/15/2014
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    "We feel bullish on the industry," J.D. Power's John C. Humphrey says at the 2014 Automotive Forum. READ MORE

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  9. 'Soul Train' Boarding for Broadway

    11:21 am PDT 04/15/2014
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    Producer Matthew Weaver ("Rock of Ages") has acquired stage rights to develop a musical based on the iconic TV dance show created in 1970 by Don Cornelius. READ MORE

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  10. 'Off the Cuff' Podcast: Judy Greer on the Oscar Dress That Almost Ruined Her

    9:00 am PDT 04/15/2014
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    "You have Jessica Chastain on one end and Angelina Jolie on the other and your publicist is on all fours sewing up your dress," Greer recalls of her disastrous first time attending the Academy Awards, among other noteworthy style moments, on #pretapodcasts. READ MORE

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  11. It's a Mad, Mad World: New Book Celebrates Stars and Sounds of the New Wave 80s

    8:00 am PDT 04/15/2014
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    Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, The Smiths, Tears For Fears and, yes, even Kajagoogoo, tell all in a just-released oral history. READ MORE

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  12. Korean TV Drama Causes Surge in Beer Sales to China

    7:21 am PDT 04/15/2014
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    The huge popularity of "My Love from the Star," which features a female character who's crazy about fried chicken and beer, has led to a 200 percent spike in Korean brew exports. READ MORE

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  13. Cannes Film Festival Unveils Official Poster, Featuring Federico Fellini's '8½'

    2:45 am PDT 04/15/2014
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    A photogram of Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni, looking impossibly cool, graces the official art for the 67th Festival de Cannes. READ MORE

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  14. Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Unveils Plans for Beverly Hills

    2:17 pm PDT 04/14/2014
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    The first West Coast Waldorf will include a big-name diamond boutique, a Paris-based spa and one very in-demand New York chef. READ MORE

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  15. Fred Segal Buys Home at Hacienda Beach Club & Residences

    2:01 pm PDT 04/14/2014
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    The famed retailer purchased a beachside residence listed for $1.8 million at the exclusive Cabo community. READ MORE

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  16. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Beaten by 'Captain Underpants' as Most Challenged Book

    1:43 pm PDT 04/14/2014
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    EL James' sexually explicit book wasn't as highly contested as a children's graphic novel about a caped crusader who fights crime in his underwear. READ MORE

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  17. Preview HSN's 'Maleficent' Collection (Exclusive Photos)

    1:34 pm PDT 04/14/2014
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    Pret-a-Reporter has an exclusive look at the fashion, jewelry and home products in HSN's "Maleficent"-inspired collection, the first installment in the retailer's multi-film marketing partnership with Disney. The items will be available May 7 on HSN.com in advance of the online site's 24-hour event to celebrate the movie's release on May 27. READ MORE

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  18. Julian Schnabel, Heidi Klum Celebrate the Sixth Annual Dallas Art Fair

    1:32 pm PDT 04/14/2014
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    Never-before-seen works on paper by Joan Mitchell and mesmerizing architectural wall pieces by Syria-born artist Diana Al-Hadid were among the event's highlights. READ MORE

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  19. Annie Baker's 'The Flick' Wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

    12:44 pm PDT 04/14/2014
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    UPDATED: The unconventional play about the directionless employees of an obsolete single-screen Massachusetts movie house will return to New York this year, produced by Scott Rudin. READ MORE

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  20. Recording Academy President to Be Honored as UJA-Federation's Music Visionary of the Year

    5:00 am PDT 04/14/2014
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    Neil Portnow will be feted at a June 25 luncheon in New York City. READ MORE

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