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B.B. King funeral to take place Saturday in Mississippi
INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) -- Hundreds of people are filling a church in the Mississippi Delta for the funeral of B.B. King, who rose from sharecropper in the area's flat cotton fields to worldwide fame as a blues singer and guitarist who influenced generations of entertainers....

McCartney says he's given up pot now that he's a granddad
LONDON (AP) -- Paul McCartney says he has given up marijuana after many years of indulgence and now prefers wine or "a nice margarita."...

CBS' Bob Schieffer is ready for retirement
WASHINGTON (AP) -- At 78, Bob Schieffer is entitled to reminisce about the "good old days" of reporting. He believes young people coming into the business can also learn from them....

Jury convicts TV actor Diamond of misdemeanors in stabbing
PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) -- TV actor Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight, but a Wisconsin jury cleared the former "Saved by the Bell" actor of the most serious felony charge....

Judge delays case after 'Suge' Knight hires Jackson lawyer
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge on Friday delayed the murder trial of Marion "Suge" Knight after the former rap music mogul hired the attorney who successfully defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges....

Rihanna in Cuba's capital to record music video
HAVANA (AP) -- Pop star Rihanna drew a crowd Friday while cruising down Havana's Malecon shore boulevard in a classic American convertible from the 1950s....

Carl's, Hardee's CEO: Not all models know how to eat burgers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Carl's Jr. and Hardee's ads starring nearly naked women have become a part of American culture, according to Andy Puzder, CEO of the chains' parent company....

Maine man to explore final resting places of poets in South
FREEPORT, Maine (AP) -- A former teacher who travels the country to document the final resting places of poets is looking forward to calling attention to African-American poets on a tour of the South and elsewhere....

James Patterson launches children's imprint
NEW YORK (AP) -- James Patterson, already one of the book world's most popular authors, is now becoming a publisher....

Unscripted TV stripped bare by scripted drama 'UnREAL'
NEW YORK (AP) -- "UnREAL" might be TV's most fully realized reality series. Why shouldn't it be? It's scripted, then performed by professional actors....

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