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Swedish court orders Sony to pay $46,000

04/08/2014 4:30am
A Swedish district court has ordered Sony Mobile Communications to pay 300,000 Swedish kronor ($46,000) worth of royalties to Swedish musicians following a dispute over the classification of a mobile phone.

UK police probing unexplained Peaches Geldof death

04/08/2014 5:30am
British police are investigating the unexplained death of 25-year-old celebrity Peaches Geldof and say they will hand their findings to a coroner.

PBS' 'Glad All Over' celebrates Dave Clark Five

04/08/2014 6:00am
There was more to the 1960s British invasion than the Beatles, as known by any fan of "Catch Us If You Can" or "Because" or — get ready to shimmy — "Glad All Over."

'Mad Men' end in sight for Weiner with new season

04/08/2014 8:30am
Chat with Matthew Weiner these days and you feel the added depth of his "Mad Men" immersion.

Composer Lowell Liebermann wins $40,000 prize

04/08/2014 9:01am
Lowell Liebermann has won the inaugural Virgil Thomson Award, a $40,000 prize given for outstanding composition of vocal works.

Marian Anderson's concert dress goes on view in DC

04/08/2014 2:11pm
For the first time, the dress Marian Anderson wore to sing at the Lincoln Memorial 75 years ago after being denied access to a Washington concert hall because she was black, is going on display at the Smithsonian.

HBO's 'Game of Thrones' renewed for 2 more seasons

04/08/2014 2:11pm
"Game of Thrones" rules.

Cast revealed for show inspired by Tupac songs

04/08/2014 2:21pm
The upcoming Broadway musical inspired by Tupac Shakur songs will star Saul Williams, the poet and singer best known for the film "Slam."

'Sharknado 2' unleashes flying sharks on New York

04/08/2014 3:22pm
Get ready for more flying sharks.

CBS dominant in ratings with music awards, finale

04/08/2014 4:10pm
A country music awards show, a series finale and the network's usually sturdy regular schedule led CBS to a dominant performance in the weekly television ratings competition.

Clinton praises Pussy Riot as 'strong and brave'

04/08/2014 4:31pm
Hillary Clinton is praising Russian punk band Pussy Riot as "strong and brave young women" who "refuse to let their voices be silenced."

Jury awards George Wallace $1.3M in Vegas lawsuit

04/08/2014 4:51pm
A Nevada jury on Tuesday awarded $1.3 million in damages to comedian George Wallace for a leg injury he said he suffered while performing at a Las Vegas Strip resort in 2007.

Fla. pastor convicted in NYC fake Hirst art case

04/08/2014 5:10pm
A Miami pastor was convicted Tuesday of trying to cash in on counterfeit artworks that mimicked valuable pieces by British art luminary Damien Hirst.

Comic book character Archie to be killed off

04/08/2014 7:10pm
Not even Archie Andrews is immortal in the world of comics.

Mickey Rooney's will details final wishes

04/08/2014 7:41pm
Mickey Rooney signed his last will just weeks before death, leaving a modest estate to a stepson who had been his caretaker, but the actor had no intention of ending his Hollywood career anytime soon, his attorney said Tuesday.

Amy Poehler and brother Greg team on new comedy

04/08/2014 8:01pm
Another Poehler sibling is bringing his comedy to television.

Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin to star on Broadway

04/08/2014 10:42pm
Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin are slated to star together on Broadway in Kenneth Lonergan's play "This Is Our Youth," a comedy about the high times and aimless lives of two disaffected young men.