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    Storied club's Kim Kardashian event turns typically divisive

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Plans for Kim Kardashian to appear at one of San Francisco's most august institutions have set off a typical "love her/hate her" stir.The reality TV star is scheduled to speak and sign copies of her new coffee table book...

    By Lisa Leff, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Bon Jovi's politics: Cash for Clinton, music for Christie

    LIVINGSTON, N.J. (AP) Bon Jovi is playing a big role in the 2016 presidential campaign in New Jersey.Rocker Jon Bon Jovi hosted a fundraiser for Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday night, and Republican Gov. Chris...

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  • Entertainment

    Emilia Clarke conquers the big screen with a 'Terminator'

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The secret about overnight success in Hollywood is that it never actually happens that way.To the casual observer, Emilia Clarke might look like one of the lucky ones: The young British actress was seemingly plucked out of the...

    By Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer|

  • Entertainment

    Journey drummer Deen Castronovo jailed on rape charge

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) A grand jury has indicted Journey drummer Deen Castronovo on a rape charge.The 50-year-old Castronovo was arrested June 14 in Salem, Oregon, on misdemeanor charges related to domestic violence. He was released on bail and...

    By Steven Dubois, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    US court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry

    NEW YORK (AP) Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon.com, a federal appeals court said Tuesday.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of...

    By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    'Glee'-type music contest crowns winners in New York City

    NEW YORK (AP) A Californian and a New Yorker have won top honors at the National High School Musical Theater Awards.Anthony Skillman, of Mission Viejo, California, was named best actor, and Marla Louissaint, of New York City, was named best...

    By Mark Kennedy, AP Drama Writer|

  • Entertainment

    Patterson announces first round of grants to schools

    NEW YORK (AP) James Patterson is announcing the first round of school libraries to receive grants from an initiative he and Scholastic Reading Club launched in March, and he continues to raise the amount of money he will donate.The best-selling...

    By Hillel Italie, AP National Writer|

  • Entertainment

    Will latest inflammatory comments tarnish Trump's brand?

    NEW YORK (AP) Is Donald Trump's business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be?Trump has found himself on the receiving end of the catchphrase he made famous on his reality show "The Apprentice" "You're fired!" after NBC dumped...

    By Mae Anderson, AP Business Writer|

  • Celebrities

    Katy Perry proud to be among highest-paid celebrities

    Katy Perry has more Twitter followers than anyone in the universe, and now she's got a Forbes magazine cover to prove just how super rich she is.

    Compiled by Martha Ross mross@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • Celebrities

    Donald Trump could lose millions but not necessarily friends

    After being dumped by NBC for making derogatory comments about Mexican immigrants, real estate tycoon and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump could lose a major national platform to push his brand, New York Daily News TV editor Don Kaplan wrote.

    Compiled by Martha Ross mross@bayareanewsgroup.com|

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