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Choreographer's molestation claim against Michael Jackson's estate dismissed by judge
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A choreographer who accused Michael Jackson of years of molestation cannot pursue his allegations against the singer's estate because he waited too long to file the legal action, a judge ruled....

Tracy Morgan, Wal-Mart settle lawsuit over highway crash that injured him, killed his friend
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured....

U2's longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, found dead but the show will go on
NEW YORK (AP) -- For more than three decades, U2's beloved tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, kept the band running on time. Sheehan died early Wednesday, just a few hours after U2 kicked off its latest tour. But promoters vowed the shows would go on in his memory, and they'd be on schedule....

Natalie Portman urges new Harvard graduates to take advantage of their inexperience
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Natalie Portman advised graduating Harvard seniors Wednesday to use their inexperience to their advantage, saying she has learned that taking calculated risks can lead to life-changing rewards....

Prosecutor: Lindsay Lohan appears to have completed community service in reckless driving case
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A prosecutor said Wednesday it appears Lindsay Lohan has completed more than 100 hours of community service, the final term of her sentence in a 2012 reckless driving case....

'Saved by the Bell' actor Dustin 'Screech' Diamond goes on trial over Wisconsin bar stabbing
PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) -- Dustin Diamond, the actor who portrayed Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell," went on trial Wednesday on charges that he stabbed a man during a confrontation at a bar, but the proceedings came to a screeching halt at the start after the prosecutor objected to a defense attorney's good luck message for his client....

Film Review: Andrew Bujalski hits the gym with a bulked-up cast in 'Results'
In Andrew Bujalski's directorial debut "Funny Ha Ha" - the film often cited as the first "mumblecore" movie - its aimless protagonist Marnie, recently graduated from college, writes a to-do list charming in its modest ambition: "Make friends with Jackie." "Learn to play chess?" "Fitness initiative!"...

Jonathan Franzen talks up, and around, his new novel at publishing convention
NEW YORK (AP) -- Writing has become no easier for Jonathan Franzen, whose fifth novel comes out this fall....

Suge Knight, citing illness, refuses to leave jail cell for hearing in camera robbery case
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge stopped short of ordering Marion "Suge" Knight forcibly removed from his jail cell Wednesday after the rap music mogul said he was sick and refused to go to court for a hearing in his robbery case....

Film review: Dwayne Johnson's a heroic rescue pilot, but forgets to save the script
It's sure been a rough year for Hollywood. First there was the stinging Sony hacking scandal. And now we have the humbling image of the Hollywood letters themselves toppling to the ground, as most of California is pulverized by an earthquake - make that earthquakes, plural - in "San Andreas."...

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