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Turner Broadcasting CEO Phil Kent to step aside

ATLANTA, July 17 (UPI) -- U.S. media giant Time Warner Inc. said Wednesday Turner Broadcasting Chief Executive Officer Phil Kent will move up to chairman at the end of the year.
'Harlem Shake' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for a third week

'Harlem Shake' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for a third week

LOS ANGELES, March 7 (UPI) -- Baauer's "Harlem Shake" is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a third week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.

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Jackman addresses gay rumors ... Injured Lady Gaga cancels rest of concert tour; will undergo surgery ... Paperback editions of 'Harry Potter' books will feature new cover art ... 'Thrift Shop' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for fourth week ... News from United Press International.
'Thrift Shop' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for fourth week

'Thrift Shop' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for fourth week

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" featuring Wanz is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a fourth week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.

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Royal funeral at last for Richard III? ... Mindy McCready in rehab after her kids are taken away ... Anchor Robin Roberts to return to 'GMA' Feb. 20 ... 'Thrift Shop' tops U.S. record chart for a third week ... News from United Press International.
'Thrift Shop' tops U.S. record chart for a third week

'Thrift Shop' tops U.S. record chart for a third week

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" featuring Wanz is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a third week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.

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Dan Marino fathered girl during 2004 extramarital affair ... Porn star Ron Jeremy undergoes two operations to treat aneurysm ... 'How I Met Your Mother' renewed for a ninth and final season ... Macklemore and Lewis' 'Thrift Shop' tops U.S. record chart ... News from United Press International.
Macklemore and Lewis' 'Thrift Shop' tops U.S. record chart

Macklemore and Lewis' 'Thrift Shop' tops U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" featuring Wanz is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a second week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.

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'Crazy Love' film subject Linda Pugach dead at 75 ... Country singer Chely Wright pregnant with identical twins ... Cyclist Lance Armstrong turns down 'DWTS' ... 'Thrift Shop' is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart ... News from United Press International.
'Thrift Shop' is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart

'Thrift Shop' is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Thrift Shop" featuring Wanz is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart, Billboard.com reported Thursday.

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Man ordered to stay away from actress Ellen Page after tweeting threat ... Pacino, De Palma teaming up for Paterno bio-picture ... 'Pawn Stars' personality Rick Harrison sets wedding date ... Bruno Mars' 'Heaven' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for a sixth week ... News from United Press International.
Bruno Mars' 'Heaven' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for a sixth week

Bruno Mars' 'Heaven' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for a sixth week

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Bruno Mars' "Locked Out of Heaven" is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a sixth week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.

S. Africans charged with plot to kill Zuma

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Four white South Africans planned to assassinate President Jacob Zuma and other leaders of the African National Congress, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Custodian arrested for photographing kids

GLOUCESTER CITY, N.J., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- A custodian at a New Jersey school resigned after he was arrested for allegedly photographing students in clothes-changing areas using hidden cameras.

Dems gain in Minn., Colo., legislatures

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Democrats picked up House and Senate seats in Minnesota as the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party tried to regain control of the legislature from Republicans.

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Airport adds Yoga Room

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Officials at San Francisco International Airport said the Yoga Room installed in the remodeled Terminal 2 is believed to be the only one of its kind.

Counseling offered to priest abuse victims

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Six men who say they were abused as children by a Michigan Catholic priest are being offered an opportunity to tell their stories to Lansing Bishop Earl Boyea.

Crime spree interrupted by cops

KELLER, Texas, June 26 (UPI) -- Police in Texas said a two-man robbery spree was interrupted when they were pulled over and arrested while fleeing their second crime scene.

Slain doctor's funeral to face protest

WICHITA, Kan., June 5 (UPI) -- A federal investigation into the shooting death of abortion doctor George Tiller is under way, the U.S. Justice Department said Friday.

GD, LM win $921M WIN-T contract

TAUNTON, Mass., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. firms General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin have won a $921 million WIN-T development contract.

Video of tot on Ecstasy probed in Houston

HOUSTON, July 11 (UPI) -- Witnesses told Houston investigators an Internet video of a 2-year-old girl allegedly on Ecstasy was a joke and the child hadn't taken the drug.

Woman killed by wrecker

HOUSTON, June 25 (UPI) -- Harris County, Texas, authorities said a woman was killed when she attempted to stop a wrecker from towing her car from the street by her home.

Report: Merck not at fault with Vioxx

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- A special committee of U.S. firm Merck's board of directors has released a report of a 20-month probe of Merck's Vioxx-related conduct.

Mets pick accused of assaulting father

SPRING, Texas, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A New York Mets draft pick from Spring, Texas, has been arrested for allegedly attacking his father, a former Major League All-Star and Astros coach.
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