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Apple firestorm leads artist to change his show

March 17th, 2012 6:24 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK Mike Daisey, the off-Broadway performer who admitted that he made up parts of his one-man show about Apple products being made in Chinese sweatshops, has cut questionable sections from the monologue and added a prologue explaining the controvers

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Horse racing drama 'Luck' proved too real for HBO

March 17th, 2012 12:40 pm by LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Horse racing has long withstood the deaths of its skittish, injury-prone thoroughbreds. Hollywood proved it lacks the stomach for it.

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Bourne's swans: muscular, menacing, and now in 3-D

March 17th, 2012 5:11 am by Bourne's swans: muscular, menacing, and now in 3-D

NEW YORK (AP) -- If you've ever seen choreographer Matthew Bourne's version of "Swan Lake," you already know that his birds aren't the usual delicate, fluttery ballet swans.

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Oprah Winfrey's TV network axes 'The Rosie Show'

March 17th, 2012 5:08 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Oprah Winfrey's OWN network is pulling the curtain on "The Rosie Show" after five months on the air.

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Seeking the limelight, with the help of star power

March 17th, 2012 5:06 am by JIM KUHNHENN Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) -- No presidential candidate worth his chauffeured SUV has reached his personal zenith without this: celebrities to vouch for them. They are the glam and glitter of political campaigns, sure to turn even jaded political operatives into fawnin

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Iron Lady faced test of mettle in West End farce

March 17th, 2012 5:04 am by JILL LAWLESS Associated Press

CAMBRIDGE, England (AP) -- She went to war with Argentina over the Falkland Islands and faced down the powerful National Union of Mineworkers. But one of the hardest things Margaret Thatcher ever did, according to newly released personal papers, was atten

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Jury in 'Housewives' case remains deadlocked

March 17th, 2012 4:54 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge has ordered the jury considering whether Nicollette Sheridan was wrongfully fired from TV's "Desperate Housewives" to keep deliberating even though jurors say they are hopelessly deadlocked.

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Gallagher slowly being taken out of sedation

March 16th, 2012 2:49 pm by Associated Press

LEWISVILLE, Texas (AP) -- The comedian Gallagher is expected to be out of a medically induced coma by Saturday after suffering a heart attack in a suburban Dallas bar.

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Photo exhibit documents life inside North Korea

March 16th, 2012 2:48 pm by MARIA SANMINIATELLI Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a simple scene that repeats itself around the world.

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Nazi-seized art ordered returned to American man

March 16th, 2012 2:39 pm by DAVID RISING Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- A Berlin museum must return thousands of rare posters to an American man, part of his Jewish father's unique collection that had been seized by the Nazis, Germany's top federal appeals court ruled Friday.

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