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Backstreet Boys, 98 Degrees concert canceled in Oklahoma after storm injures 148/19/2018 5:07:32 AM An outdoor concert in Oklahoma featuring 90's boy band favorites Backstreet Boys and 98 Degrees was canceled on Saturday after an intense storm struck the area and injured at least 14 people, venue officials said.Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee wins renewal of protective order8/18/2018 1:26:17 PM Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee won renewal of a protective order on Friday against a onetime business manager accused of subjecting the 95-year-old "Spider-Man" co-creator to elder abuse after taking charge of his affairs earlier this year.Travolta, Newton-John reunite for 40th anniversary celebration of 'Grease'8/17/2018 11:47:47 PM "Grease" stars Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta on Wednesday celebrated the 40th anniversary of their classic movie musical about teenagers finding their way at the fictional Rydell High.Aretha Franklin funeral set for August 31 in Detroit8/17/2018 10:10:19 PM A funeral for the late recording star Aretha Franklin has been scheduled for Aug. 31 in Detroit, following a two-day public viewing of her casket, and her body will be entombed at a family gravesite, relatives announced on Friday through a publicist.'She knew she was blessed' - Smokey Robinson remembers Aretha8/17/2018 9:26:39 PM When Motown great Smokey Robinson saw his lifelong friend Aretha Franklin play music for the first time, he said he was struck by the talent of the young girl who would become the "Queen of Soul."Emma Thompson, 59, wants more film roles for older women8/17/2018 3:15:31 PM Oscar-winning British actress Emma Thompson, now starring at age 59 as a family court judge in the dramatic movie "The Children Act," said on Thursday that older women still need more opportunity on the big screen.Masterpiece theater: Chinese make-up artist brings paintings to life8/17/2018 3:10:32 PM Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and Cristiano Ronaldo are just a few of the famous faces that Chinese make-up artist He Yuhong can transform her features into, but now she's turning to famous artworks.'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin, 76, dies at home in Detroit8/17/2018 7:42:18 AM Aretha Franklin, the preacher's daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" with such hit songs as "Respect" and "Chain of Fools," died on Thursday at the age of 76, officials said.Fans gather in New York, Los Angeles to bid Aretha goodbye8/17/2018 7:42:18 AM Fans of Aretha Franklin came together at New York City's landmark Apollo Theater and on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday to pay their respects to the Queen of Soul, singing along to her hits and sharing memories of her remarkable career.MTV to honor Aretha Franklin at Monday's Video Music Awards8/16/2018 9:57:30 PM MTV will celebrate soul legend Aretha Franklin at Monday's Video Music Awards ceremony, the network said on Thursday as tributes flowed in from around the world and U.S. television channels scheduled special broadcasts.Netflix signs 'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris for content push8/16/2018 9:02:29 PM Netflix Inc has signed a deal with American television producer and writer Kenya Barris, the creator of ABC's comedy show "Black-ish", as the streaming giant diversifies its original content.Factbox: Twitter becomes a Freeway of Love for singer Aretha Franklin8/16/2018 5:34:17 PM Grammy winner Aretha Franklin earned her title "the Queen of Soul" with a voice could be both powerful and plaintive. Her music became part of the American soundtrack beginning in the 1960s through to her death on Thursday.With pictures and songs, fans pay tribute as Madonna turns 608/16/2018 5:13:42 PM From pictures of their favorite Madonna looks to naming their top tracks by the songstress, fans paid tribute to the "Queen of Pop" on Thursday as the "Material Girl" turned 60.Scarlett Johansson leaps to top of Forbes' highest-paid actresses8/16/2018 4:28:37 PM Scarlett Johansson's role as Marvel superhero Black Widow catapulted her to the top of Forbes' annual list of the world's highest-paid actresses on Thursday, landing her ahead of Angelina Jolie.Rapper Stormzy to fund Cambridge university scholarship for two black students8/16/2018 12:29:50 PM Rapper Stormzy said on Thursday he will fund two black British students to go to Cambridge university through a scholarship, after criticism of some top UK universities that their admissions processes do not do enough to ensure diversity.#UnfairCommercialPractice? UK investigates celebrities over social media promotions8/16/2018 11:11:06 AM Celebrities and influencers who endorse products without labeling their social media posts as paid-for by brands were warned on Thursday that they were breaking the rules as Britain's regulator launched an investigation into the trend.After #MeToo, Hollywood women seize power behind TV camera8/16/2018 10:04:23 AM When writer and producer Stacy Rukeyser suggested featuring a female venture capitalist looking for a husband on the Lifetime television drama "Unreal," network executives asked if she could turn the character into someone with "a much more traditional, demure sense of femininity."'Simpsons' creator brings animated fantasy show to Netflix8/15/2018 11:57:29 PM The creator of the long-running animated TV series "The Simpsons" brings his first new show in 20 years to Netflix this week, a story that centers around a drunken princess, an elf and a demon.Ailing Aretha Franklin visited by Stevie Wonder, Jesse Jackson8/15/2018 2:07:16 PM Aretha Franklin, the legendary soul singer who has fallen gravely ill, was visited at her Detroit-area home on Tuesday by fellow recording artist Stevie Wonder, U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson and ex-husband Glynn Turman, her publicist said.Walmart teams up with Ellen DeGeneres to launch fashion line8/15/2018 4:06:27 AM Walmart Inc said on Wednesday that it would tie up with comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres to launch a women's fashion line, its latest attempt to make deeper inroads into the apparel space and gain market share in the category.