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Bollywood actor Farooq Shaikh dies at age 65

12/28/2013 6:40am
Indian actor Farooq Shaikh, the plump, unlikely hero of scores of Bollywood films, has died. He was 65.

Egyptian rapper speaks for women's rights

12/28/2013 7:14am
As soon as the beat started, the young woman bobbed her head to the rhythm, raised her hands to get the crowd clapping and then unleashed a flood of rap lyrics that tackled some of the biggest social challenges women face in the Arab world.

Health law to put calorie info on vending machines

12/28/2013 8:38am
Office workers in search of snacks will be counting calories along with their change under new labeling regulations for vending machines included in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law.

Tightrope walker who crossed Niagara Falls dies

12/28/2013 8:59am
The celebrated French tightrope walker and chair-balancer known as Henry's, who balanced high above the Alps, Niagara Falls and for months over a supermarket in his hometown, has died.

Grave marker project helps bury the blues

12/28/2013 9:10am
Blues guitarist Tommy Bankhead rubbed shoulders with some of the genre's royalty, from Howlin' Wolf and Elmore James to Albert King and Sonny Boy Williamson.

Britney Spears' Las Vegas residency a departure

12/28/2013 11:44am
Britney Spears has begun her early retirement in Las Vegas with a show that looks strikingly like the eye-popping Cirque du Soleil productions found elsewhere on the Strip.

Romanian director Cocea dead at 84, daughter says

12/28/2013 2:55pm
Romanian director and writer Dinu Cocea, who made popular historical adventure movies before being forced into exile by the Communists, has died, his daughter tells a Romanian news agency. He was 84.

Pa. man admits beating 'Amish Mafia' star

12/28/2013 3:29pm
A central Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to beating a star of the TV series "Amish Mafia."

A&E reverses decision on 'Duck Dynasty' patriarch

12/28/2013 4:31pm
A&E landed in the middle of America's culture wars when "Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson sounded off on gays and the Bible. The channel quickly found there was no safe ground.

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