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Latest 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' teasers are absolutely terrifying

Latest 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' teasers are absolutely terrifying

JUPITER, Fla., Sept. 5 (UPI) --As the fourth season of "American Horror Story" gets set to premiere, FX has released a trio of genuinely scary teasers for this year's series.
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Hugh Jackman bounces into the Tony Awards show, teases Neil Patrick Harris

Hugh Jackman bounces into the Tony Awards show, teases Neil Patrick Harris

NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) --Australian entertainer Hugh Jackman has kicked off his fourth outing as emcee of the Tony Awards ceremony in New York City Sunday night.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2014

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President Obama misspells "respect" during Aretha Franklin tribute

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WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- President Obama spelled "respect" as "R-S-P-E-C-T" during his tribute to Aretha Franklin on Thursday.
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President Obama's schedule for Thursday, March 6

President Obama's schedule for Thursday, March 6

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama Thursday participates in a town hall meeting focusing on healthcare reforms benefits for Latinos, the White House said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, May 24, 2013.
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Aretha Franklin wants to judge 'Idol'

Aretha Franklin wants to judge 'Idol'

LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Aretha Franklin said she'd be interested in judging "American Idol," replacing Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez, who won't return next season.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 24, 2012.
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Patti LaBelle accused of menacing toddler

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NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A New York couple are suing singer Patti LaBelle for allegedly yelling obscenities at their toddler, who was running around an apartment building lobby.
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Murphy crowned 'Talent' winner

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Jazz singer Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. won $1 million on "America's Got Talent" in Los Angeles Wednesday.
7.7M tuned in for 2011 BET Awards

7.7M tuned in for 2011 BET Awards

LOS ANGELES, June 28 (UPI) -- Sunday's live premiere of the 2011 BET Awards in Los Angeles drew 7.7 million total viewers, the cable network said.

Patti LaBelle sued over Houston scuffle

HOUSTON, June 5 (UPI) -- A West Point cadet is suing singer Patti LaBelle over a confrontation with her bodyguards at a Houston airport that left him with a head injury.
Funeral held for Hudson family members

Funeral held for Hudson family members

CHICAGO, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- A private funeral was held at a Chicago church Monday for three members of singer-actress Jennifer Hudson's family.

Labelle reunion is on

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The three members of the glam-rock group Labelle say they are prepared but nervous going into their first New York performance in 32 years.
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Patti LaBelle performs in concert at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida on October 8, 2009. UPI/Michael Bush
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Patricia Louise Holte-Edwards (born May 24, 1944), better known under the stage name, Patti LaBelle, is an American singer, author and actress. LaBelle spent sixteen years as lead singer of Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles, who changed their name to Labelle in the early 1970s and released the disco song, "Lady Marmalade".

LaBelle started her solo career shortly after the group disbanded in 1977 and crossed over to pop music with "On My Own", "If Only You Knew", "If You Asked Me To", "Stir It Up" and "New Attitude". She has also recorded R&B ballads such as "You Are My Friend" and "Love, Need and Want You".

Patricia Louise Holte was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 24, 1944. Her father, Henry Holt, was a railroad worker and lounge singer. Her mother, Bertha Holt, was a domestic and housewife. Holt was one of four daughters (Vivian, Barbara, Patricia and Jacqueline). Holt recalls having a happy childhood but said being sexually molested at the age of seven led her to be shy and withdrawn. Holt's parents had an unhappy marriage. When Holt was twelve, her parents split up and Bertha Holt raised her daughters as a single mother. Holt's mother later adopted Claudette Grant, who would become one of Holt's closest friends.

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