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Italy earthquake, Aug. 24, 2016

Lady Gaga shares her support for families of Italy earthquake and pledges to make donation to repair cause - @ladygaga

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Forbes names Dwayne Johnson as world's highest paid actor in 2016 with payday of $64.5 million

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Malaysian rapper Wee Meng Chee accused of insulting Islam released on bail - Reuters

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Michel Butor

French writer Michel Butor dies at age 89, publisher and family say - Le Figaro


Musician Prince dies

Trust overseeing Prince's estate says studio complex Paisley Park to open to public for tours in October - AP

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Hackers expose personal information, photos of comedian Leslie Jones on her own website; site taken down - Jezebel

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21st Century Fox

Twentieth Century Fox Film chief Jim Gianopulos stepping down Sept. 1; Gianopulos had been expected to depart in June 2017 - Wall Street Journal

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BuzzFeed separating itself into 2 distinct departments, creates BuzzFeed Entertainment, in effort to 'take full advantage of many formats and technologies,' according to company memo - Vanity Fair

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PlayStation Now, game subscription service, to become available on Windows PC; new wireless controller adapter also unveiled for gaming on PC and Mac - PlayStation

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Major League Soccer

Video: Actor Will Ferrell operates an excavator as groundbreaking for construction of Los Angeles FC's new stadium commences - @JSB_FOX

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Law & Order

Actor Steven Hill, who played District Attorney Adam Schiff on 'Law & Order,' dies at age 94 - AP

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Los Angeles F.C.

Photo: Actor Will Ferrell and former basketball player Magic Johnson among part-owners at groundbreaking ceremony for Los Angeles FC's new stadium - @jadelreda

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2016 US elections

Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel to fill in for Leonardo DiCaprio at Clinton fundraiser to be held at actor's home Tuesday - Fortune

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Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios hires former Chernin Group executive as new head of strategy with focus on its video originals - Variety

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Ousted Viacom chairman Philippe Dauman has until Sept. 7 to update board on plans to sell minority stake in Paramount - Wall Street Journal

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2016 Olympics

Photo: US Olympic gold medalist gymnasts pose with singer Usher in New York City - @lzhernandez02

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Toronto International Film Festival

Denzel Washington, Natalie Portman among actors attending to Toronto International Film Festival in September - Globe and Mail

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Forbes magazine ranks Jennifer Lawrence as 2016 world's highest paid actress with pre-tax income of $46 million in 12 months - Forbes

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2016 US elections

Hillary Clinton jokes about health rumors during Jimmy Kimmel Live appearance: 'Back in October, the National Enquirer said I'd be dead in six months. So with every breath I take I feel like it's a new lease on life' - NBC News

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Sources: Amazon considers 2 new streaming music services, including 1 that only works on its Echo product - Recode

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