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Hugh Grant has helped to take down 'News of the World.' The affable actor exposes a phone-tapping scandal that brings down the 150-year-old tabloid. Take that, Rupert Murdoch!

Michelle Rodriguez knows how to vacation! The Fast and Furious star embarked on a boating trip with a few friends in Porto Cervo, Mexico and was snapped wearing nothing but a black bikini and some skin-tight water pants as she explored the paradise!

Most flags designs were apparently inspired by doodles off the back of middle school trapper keepers, since the coolest things they could come up with to represent entire countries or states was stars, suns and maybe a bird or a bear if you're lucky…

Carl and Ellie’s dream house from the movie Up! comes to life in Herriman, Utah, with Disney’s blessing. At Lovely Listing, you can also see a bit of the inside, too. Link   Tags: color, decoration, di…

Her rep confirms to Us that she and fiance Matt Bellamy welcomed a baby Saturday night

In a Hollywood filled with seemingly 2D stars, flattened against a wall for public consumption by agents, managers and PR flaks, James Franco stands out as a multi-dimensional multi-hyphenate anomaly. How one sees Franco, then, truly depends on the …

A Bronx wife whose cheating hubby was charged in a drunken hit-run of his mistress said today she’s broken up with him over his callous betrayal.

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians cameras rolled as Kim Kardashian hit the Vera Wang Bridal Salon on Madison Avenue in NYC on June 27, to finalize the plans for the most important thing she’ll ever wear — her wedding dress! “I am so excited!” sa…

A married man driving his wife’s car mowed down a female friend and then left her bleeding in the street as he sped off — only to wind up critically injured in a crackup five hours later, authorities said.

She may have chosen to wear Oscar de la Renta at the premiere for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, but Emma Watson was also spotted wearing two different Burberry trenches on her trip. She wore a longer, black one when she headed to her…

Jared has sold a shitload of Subway sandwiches. Ronald McDonald has become one of the most recognizable characters in the history of human civilization. They are what ad executives dream about: campaigns that become media sensations and make the com…

The British actor, best known for his affable charm in romantic comedies like Notting Hill and Love, Actually, was one of the targets in the News of the World phone hacking scandal. He appeared on the BBC on Friday to explain how he managed to turn …

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by Susanna Wolff on July 8, 2011

ASSOCIATED PRESS BP is arguing that victims of last year’s Gulf oil spill should not be paid any more claims for future losses because the areas affected

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge has spent the Royal Tour looking so prim and proper in modest dresses — but the refined Kate found herself in an awkward position when her pretty yellow Jenny Packham dress blew up on July 7 when she arrived in Ca…

Don't expect Stewart to portray Anthony in a flick anytime soon. "She would never for no amount of money portray that girl," the source says. "It's grossing her out. All those entertainment shows are doing polls and what not and her people just want…

British and Hollywood royalty converged at Los Angeles' Belasco Theatre on Saturday night as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge hit the BAFTA "Brits To Watch" event. 42 up-and-coming talents from across the pond mingled with the headlining couple and…

ok, whether anyone want to believe it or not, I went to school with Justin. he isn’t racist per say, but he does have this crazed idea that he is from the “ghetto” he acts like it and talks like it if you know him. he tries to pretend he has swag, b…

Look! No, look! It’s a red dot! Red, not blue! Not blue water! It implies that you might bleed down there if you’re that kind of person. Copyranter points out that this is “a historic advertising moment!” Okay, it’s trag

Joie Chavis is the woman the whole world wants to know about.The beautiful model recently gave birth to Bow Wow's first child and after he shared his joy with the world in a letter to his fans earlier this week, all eyes were on her.

At Bleacher Report, we are proud to keep you abreast of the hottest WAGs and female athletes in sports, providing you with lovely pictures and some fun facts to keep you in the know...

America's economy grew by a minus cule 18,000 jobs in June, and unem ployment rose to an eye-popping 9.2 percent. Since April, the economy has produced a mere 43,000 new jobs.

1. Daniel Radcliffe wore out  60-70 wands during the making of the Harry Potter films. 2. Every wand that you see in any of the Harry Potter films is created on-site. No two wands are alike…not even the Weasley twins’! 3. Wands are 13-15 inch lo…

According to St. James’s Palace (the location of the British royal family’s Household Office that doubles as PR machine), the visit of Prince William and Kate Middleton to Los Angeles is to “support the interests of the United Kingdom through the pr…

It was more like an inside look at sheep herding than a sit down interview when Octomom, Nadya Suleman, brought her 2-year-old octuplets and nine-year

Brian Austin Green and Megan Fox looked happy and inseparable while taking a walk on the Santa Monica Promenade Thursday. The married duo spent the afternoon together shopping and eating at Houston’s Restaurant. Apparently Megan and Brian were there…

We've been paying so much attention to Kate Middleton lately that we almost forgot about Pippa! But don't worry: Pippa was spotted shopping in London in a pair of J Brand 805 mid-rise straight legs. They're less-skinny than the 912 low-rise pencil l…

Using his law enforcement experience and data drawn from the FBI's behavioral analysis unit, Jim Kouri has collected a series of personality traits common to a

High school and university students staged a "kiss in" outside the palaces of the city courts in Conception, Chile, in response to Presient Pinera's announcement on new government policies for education.

Ranger defends bears after man dies CNN... Yellowstone ranger says respect, don't fear, bears By Patrick Oppmann, CNN July 9, 2011 11:24 p.m. EDT

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Fellow citizens of the United States: it’s finally happened. The royal couple is here! Kate and William left Canada yesterday afternoon after a quick stop at the ENMAX Conservatory at the Calgary Zoo, Botanical Garden and Prehistoric Park. She wore …

The young stars of a little series known as "Harry Potter" have taken the world by storm -- not with magic, but with their confidence in front of the camera and good looks.

DARIEN, N.Y. — A U.S. Army veteran who lost both legs in Iraq and had been trying to rebuild his life was killed after he was thrown from a roller coaster at an upstate New York amusement park.

These dorky comics by Adam McCauley are great for anyone who loves puns, particularly those that involve classic sci fi jokes. There are more at the link, including a few Star Wars ones as well.

The Viva Vox Choir performs Rammstein’s signature song “Du hast” in Belgrade. In case you’re not familiar with the song, you can hear the original at YouTube. -via The Daily What   Tags: a cappella, Ra…

Just how many women can Dominique Strauss-Kahn juggle?

Flying on a plane next to 12 screaming kids is enough to drive anyone insane -- and that's exactly what set Kristen Johnston off last night ... and the 12 kids belonged to Octomom! Nadya Suleman was flying back from New York City last night and he…

Sure, ABC may have canceled the long-running soap operas All My Children and One Life to Live but when it comes to daytime drama, it looks like they’ll forge ahead to live another day. Online, that is. ABC announced that it has sold online rights to…

South Carolina's Miss Sprint Cup, Paige Duke has learned an ever-so painful lesson. Boyfriends have a tendency to become ex-boyfriends. When that happens, racy photos have a tendency to become public domain.

During an appearance on ABC's "The View" on Thursday, Bristol Palin was asked by Barbara Walters about her suggestion that Levi Johnston, her ex-boyfriend and father of her son, stole her virginity. Walters presented the question in the context of w…

Just Timberlake has a gaggle of Grammys, owns Emmy Awards, and is starring in two of the summer's biggest comedies. Is there anything he can't do?

Texas executed a Mexican man on Thursday night after shrugging off concerns voiced by Obama administration lawyers and a broad cross-section of legal and foreign policy experts that the execution violated international law and could undermine the le…

Last week, the 'To Catch A Predator' host was allegedly caught cheating on his wife by a National Enquirer investigation. The tabloid leaked video footage that apparently documents his affair with Kristyn Caddell, a Florida NBC affiliate news report…

In the great tradition of disproving botox rumors, a very expressive Megan Fox uploaded a 'Things You Can't Do With Your Face When You Have Botox' album to Facebook. The actress took four photos showing a range of facial expressions from a rumpled f…

ELLE is taking on L-O-V-E this month, casting on-screen Friends With Benefits Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake in a portfolio inspired by a sexy, seemingly candid 1963 LIFE magazine photo essay featuring Hollywood legend Steve McQueen and his then w…

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocks bounced off session lows but still settled firmly in the negative Friday after poor jobs news threw cold water on investors' hopes for a recovering economy.

The first issue of McSweeney's/Momofuku print quarterly Lucky Peach, which was released on June 22, is already on backorder online. (There are still some copies out there in stores, though.) No big deal, they've ordered a second printing. Editor Chr…

In a new episode of 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians,' Kourtney Kardashian reveals why she won't marry boyfriend Scott Disick. Hint: She doesn't "need a piece of paper to make it a family unit."

The things we do for love! Jennifer Aniston's new beau, Justin Theroux, cleaned up his act and shaved his beard for the actress' Hand and Foot Ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Thursday.

Octomom Nadya Suleman is kind of like eczema -- she's just so irritating. Of course it’s the media that keeps causing the painful outbreaks. A few days ago, In Touch Weekly magazine published a  piece about the struggling single mom of 14, in which …

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz took their little boy around the Big Apple! The R&B music makers showed off their son Egypt Daoud Dean who is less than a year old on Thursday, July 7.

The battle of the hot Ashleys is on, and the race to the top hot spot is going to be quite the competition. Whether they star on the big screen, the small screen, or their have made the transition between both, these stunning starlets have waltzed t…

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are sharing shirts now! The teen heartthrob, whose favorite color is purple, stepped out hand-in-hand with his girlfriend SelGo on July 1, 2011 in NYC wearing a purple plaid button down.

Sergeant James Hackemer, 29, died after falling from the Ride of Steel roller coaster at Darien Lake Theme Park, Syracuse, New York.

What happened last night and what people are buzzing about this morning Read more by Michelle Castillo on CBS News' What's Trending.

Hines Ward -- star wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers and reigning "Dancing With the Stars" champion -- was arrested this morning for driving under the influence of alcohol ... TMZ has learned. According to DeKalb police, Ward was stopped …

The female co-CEO of Archie Comics is accused of going on a phallic outburst in the office recently ... allegedly pointing at employees and shouting "PENIS, PENIS, PENIS, PENIS."  Oh, Archie! Archie Comics Publications has filed legal papers aga…

CNN... Argentine singer shot dead in Guatemala By the CNN Wire Staff July 9, 2011 5:23 p.m. EDT Photo: Police stand near roses laid at the scene

Is there anything playing in movie theaters this summer? I love Owen Wilson, but seeing him strolling in Dockers in that Midnight in Paris poster turned me off. I loved Bridesmaids, though I was disheartened to hear some of the dialogue they expecte…

In The Driller, the snake-like creature that attacks a Chicago highrise in Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Industrial Light + Magic, the lead VFX house on the movie, has created one of the most complex effects it has ever overseen. To do so, ILM's S…

With hundreds of thousands of people attending San Diego Comic-Con every year and the July 20-24 event quickly approaching, The Hollywood Reporter chatted with the big names in television to discuss their favorite memories and tips for attending the…

It wasn’t until eight years later, when police found a woman’s remains left behind in her house, that they realized no one had known she had died at all.

Jaycee Dugard has spent 18 of the 31 years of her life held in captivity. Kidnapped while walking to school as an 11 year old and freed two years ago, Dugard is now ready to share her story with the world.

When Casey Anthony is released from jail, the 25-year-old may well find herself weighing as many offers as that of an A-list celebrity, which, in many ways, she now is.

Despite being found not guilty of murdering her two-year-old daughter, Casey Anthony must make at least one more appearance in court before her case is closed.

In an attempt to further tighten the national belt, the U.S. House moved this week to cut the James Webb Space Telescope from the budget, effectively threatening NASA's follow-up to the Hubble, and the future of our eyes-in-space program. There's so…

Apple has apparently started manufacturing parts for the iPhone 5 (or 4s?), which in all likelihood will be available come October. But as curiosity would have it, speculation is already mounting as to what sort of features the next iteration of the…

Jennifer Aniston‘s rumored boyfriend Justin Theroux attended her Hand and Footprint Ceremony today in Hollywood and was looking super hot with a newly clean-shaven face! Just like Brad Pitt, Justin looks better in our eyes minus the beard. What do y…

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have gotten so hot and heavy together, their friends and families fear the worst — that an accidental pregnancy could derail the teen lovebirds’ careers. Star magazine reports on the couple in this week’s issue.

Just like any other girl, Pippa Middleton headed to work Wednesday morning, but not without making a quick stop at Starbucks to grab some caffeine! Pairing a biker chic leather jacket with her floral frock, the famous maid of honor turned heads in L…

When a fire broke out on stage during Rihanna’s Loud Tour last night, her Dallas concert had to be cut short, according to new reports. “DALLAS!!! We set

"A week ago in Ottawa I spoke of how much Catherine and I looked forward to getting to know Canada and Canadians. I can only say that the experience of this past seven days has exceeded all our expectations," William told the crowd. "We have been hu…

David Beckham gives fans a glimpse of his wife's belly on Facebook

I have now watched this video eight times in a row, and I’ve laughed each time. As you can tell by the scores, Neil is perhaps not the strongest contestant on Kids Week of “Jeopardy!” And when he tries to get himself out of the hole, he awkwardly st…

Woo-hoo! The countdown to the long-awaited Season 4 of “Breaking Bad” (ten more days!) continues today with this extended trailer. It seems to be tailored to people who missed some or all of the first three seasons, focusing on plot synthesis back t…

The San Francisco-based, un-Google-able band Girls released its debut LP Album in 2009, which was then embraced by critics equally obsessed with the music and frontman Chrisopher Owens' personal history in the Children of God cult. The band followed…

Leave it to the network executives and producers behind a hit show to spin viewer outrage into opportunity. After audiences nationwide (including those who’ve opined throughout this very website’s episodic coverage) expressed their passionate reject…

Ghostface Killah’s 2000 album Supreme Clientele is considered a modern hip-hop classic, but apparently composer Jack Urbont has just gotten around to hearing it. Urbont, whose “Iron Man Theme” was sampled on two tracks from Clientele, has filed suit…

For a devout woman who led a sheltered existence cut short by Lupus at 39, Flannery O’Connor did an awful lot of living. The eccentric Southern author wrote acclaimed novels like Wise Blood and stories like “A Good Man is Hard to Find,”composed book…

We here at The A.V. Club talk about Pawnee Director of Parks and Recreation Ron Swanson a lot—he’s practically the MVP of Great Job, Internet! From the Pyramid Of Greatness and his own recipe for a turkey burger to his appearances in pitchman and fe…

Who is this stunning woman, Gaia Bermani Amaral? Yeah, I had to ask, too. Apparently she's an Italian actress, and she's got a little eye makeup trick going on that we can all steal. Therefore she's our new best friend!

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