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Singer Ed Sheeran announces engagement on Instagram
Ed Sheeran has announced his engagement to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn....

'Greatest Showman' film stirs new interest in PT Barnum
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The Hollywood film on the life of the founder of the Barnum & Bailey circus is stirring new interest in the man, P.T. Barnum, who besides his turn as a master showman was a state legislator, philanthropist and mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut....

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Tom Petty died last year because of an accidental drug overdose that his family said occurred on the same day he found out his hip was broken after performing dozens of shows with a less serious injury....

Strong emotions ahead in drama about Serbia's Milosevic
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) -- Former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic, considered the main architect of a decade of bloody wars in the Balkans, is not the first person who comes to mind when thinking about subjects for a possible musical....

Spotlight to focus on women at 24th annual SAG Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Screen Actors Guild Awards' tendency to predict eventual Oscar winners won't be the only thing commanding attention when the 24th annual ceremony airs Sunday. The show is also focusing its spotlight on women, with nearly all female presenters, all women opening the show and a first-ever host in actress Kristen Bell....

Oscar winner Dorothy Malone, mom on 'Peyton Place,' has died
DALLAS (AP) -- Actress Dorothy Malone, who won hearts of 1960s television viewers as the long-suffering mother in the nighttime soap "Peyton Place," died Friday in her hometown of Dallas at age 93....

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