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Sam Smith, 5SOS, Blige to perform 2014 AMAs
NEW YORK (AP) -- Breakthrough newcomers Sam Smith and 5 Seconds of Summer will take the stage at the 2014 American Music Awards....

Charli XCX surprises at school homecoming dance
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Charli XCX took a break from touring Wednesday night to perform at an unlikely venue: a high school gymnasium....

Dancing priests become Internet sensation
ROME (AP) -- A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keyes-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract....

Arab Idol winner wants to give back to Gaza
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Last year's feel-good winner of the TV singing contest Arab Idol said Wednesday he wants to give back to Gaza, where he grew up, by setting up an arts center nurturing young musicians, writers and actors....

Renee Zellweger: 'People don't know me in my 40s'
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Renee Zellweger says she looks different because she's "living a different, happy, more fulfilling life."...

Review: Shailene Woodley gets lost in a blizzard
By now, there should be no question in anyone's mind that Shailene Woodley is an actress on a rapid-fire journey to stardom. She's enchanted us in enough films - "The Descendants," "The Spectacular Now," "The Fault in Our Stars" - that one less-than-stellar film won't alter her upward trajectory....

Review: Another black comic blast of 'Borderlands'
Like dozens of other video games, "Borderlands" is all about killing - people, robots, monsters, whatever. But "Borderlands" has a not-so-secret weapon in its arsenal: an acidic sense of black humor that's a welcome relief from the gung-ho war-is-hell cliches of competitors like "Call of Duty" and "Halo."...

Judge nixes Teresa Giudice's halfway house bid
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A federal judge won't recommend that prison officials allow "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice to serve most of her prison sentence in a halfway house....

Guitarist Wilko Johnson says he is cancer-free
LONDON (AP) -- British guitarist Wilko Johnson says he is free of cancer, two years after being told he had months to live....

Search for world's funniest person moves to Vegas
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An international search to find the world's funniest person is moving to Las Vegas, where people will get to see five finalists square off in an Olympics of comedy that pits France, Finland and other countries against one another....

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