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Chris Soules is ABC's new `Bachelor'
ABC has chosen its next "Bachelor."...

13-year-old Texas fashion designer finds success
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor - a painter since she was 3 - took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork. She quickly discovered a love for fashion design as well, taking the class twice more that summer. Now, at 13, her line is debuting at Nordstrom stores this fall and she's set to hold her first show at New York Fashion Week....

Fallon to lead honors as Leno wins top humor prize
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jimmy Fallon will lead top comedians in saluting his "Tonight Show" predecessor Jay Leno with the nation's top humor prize in October at the Kennedy Center in Washington....

Landmarks to light up for cancer telethon
NEW YORK (AP) -- More than a dozen landmarks across the U.S. and Canada will light up to promote next week's "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon....

Video games come of age as spectator sport
NEW YORK (AP) -- Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street Fighter II" and "Super Mario Bros."...

Jasper Johns' former assistant pleads guilty
NEW YORK (AP) -- Pleading guilty to a single charge, a former Jasper Johns assistant told a federal judge Wednesday that he transported works of art stolen from the pop artist's Connecticut studio over state lines....

Review: Ex-007 actor spying again in 'Nov. Man'
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Onetime 007 Pierce Brosnan embraces a darker take on spycraft in Roger Donaldson's "The November Man," playing a former CIA agent whose autumnal nickname acknowledges his tendency to leave few alive when he passes through a town. A familiar string of dark secrets, shifting allegiances and (wo)man-who-knew-too-much pursuit propels the storyline (adapted from one in a series of Bill Granger novels), giving Brosnan the opportunity to prove his cool remains intact, sans tux and gadgets. "November Man" won't do anything like Bond's box office, but will satisfy the actor's fans and moviegoers biding their time until the next top-shelf le Carre-style thriller....

Godzilla stomps back in ultra HD, wires intact
TOKYO (AP) -- At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition....

Keaton hailed in Venice Film Fest opener 'Birdman'
VENICE, Italy (AP) -- Well before the turn of the millennium, Michael Keaton was the first 21st-century superhero....

Kevin Spacey to sing in 1-night-only concert in DC
NEW YORK (AP) -- He has lied, cheated and killed, but "House of Cards" President Frank Underwood isn't done yet. Next he's going to sing....

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