Meet Carlos, the unknown canine star of military drama ‘Max’
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Meet Carlos, the unknown canine star of military drama ‘Max’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When it comes to canine stars, like their human counterparts, sometimes it’s all about the look. Before he’d even conceived of what would eventually become “Max,” director Boaz Yakin knew what he didn’t want: Something cute. “It’d been a long time since anyone made a movie where the dog was … Continue reading

Vin Diesel test dives new ‘Fast & Furious’ ride
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Vin Diesel test dives new ‘Fast & Furious’ ride

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — “Fast & Furious” star Vin Diesel traded the franchise’s signature muscle cars for a new kind of ride. The actor, along with co-stars Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson and Jason Statham, unveiled Universal Studio Hollywood’s latest attraction: “Fast & Furious — Supercharged,” which opened to the public on Wednesday. “I’m more … Continue reading

Road sign advising to ‘drink more beer’ sells for $600
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Road sign advising to ‘drink more beer’ sells for $600

FRANKENLUST TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — An auction company has sold an electronic road sign that was drawing eyes in Michigan for its beer-centric slogan. The Bay City Times (http://bit.ly/1HeL8V1 ) reports the auction company, 1Bid.us, has had the sign that says “DRINK MORE BEER” on its property in Bay County’s Frankenlust Township for about a … Continue reading

Stevie Wonder, Cody Simpson, to open Special Olympics games
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Stevie Wonder, Cody Simpson, to open Special Olympics games

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Wonder, Cody Simpson and Avril Lavigne are some of the stars who will perform during next month’s opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games, organizers announced Thursday. The July 25 ceremony will also feature appearances by actress Eva Longoria, comedian Jimmy Kimmel and athletes Yao Ming and Michael Phelps … Continue reading

Neverland, former home of Michael Jackson, on sale for $100M 
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Neverland, former home of Michael Jackson, on sale for $100M 

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Neverland Ranch is up for sale. The California property that once served as Michael Jackson’s home and personal fantasyland is being listed at $100 million, according to the Wall Street Journal. The 2,700-acre ranch in Santa Ynez Valley features such amenities as a train station, six-bedroom house, 50-seat movie theater and … Continue reading