Maggie Roche of The Roches sister vocal trio dies at 65

NEW YORK -- Maggie Roche, the folk-rock singer-songwriter who since the mid-1970s had performed and recorded as a trio and in pairs with her two sisters, has died.
Roche died of cancer, according to a statement posted online Saturday by her sister and bandmate Suzzy Roche.
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Boy George defends new first lady Melania Trump

PARIS -- Music maestro Boy George got political at Paris Fashion Week as Dior Homme went to the dark side, creating a hard, brooding fall-winter collection. Here are the highlights of Saturday's menswear shows.
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Idina Menzel, Nia Long bring 'Beaches' remake to TV

PASADENA, Calif. — For Idina Menzel and Nia Long, director Garry Marshall’s 1988 melodrama “Beaches,” starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey, is a four-hankie treat.
So why do a remake?
“Why not?” replied Long (“The Best Man Holiday”), pointing to the story’s timeless elements.
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Spice Girls' Ginger gives birth to son

Geri Horner has given birth to a son.
The former Spice Girls star and husband Christian Horner announced the arrival of their first child together on Saturday morning.
“Christian and I are delighted to announce our baby boy was born this morning weighing 7lbs 8oz,” the 44-year-old shared on the social media site, alongside a baby and a thumbs up emoji.
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Rapper iLoveMakonnen comes out as gay

Rapper iLoveMakonnen has come out as gay on social media.
The hip-hop star, who used to be signed to Drake’s OVO Sound record label, took to Twitter in the early hours of Friday morning to confirm long-running rumours he is homosexual.
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Trump feted by Tony Orlando, Jackie Evancho at inauguration

WASHINGTON -- Donald and Melania Trump were feted at their inaugural balls by the Rockettes and by singer Tony Orlando, who sang his famous "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree."
Meanwhile, earlier in the day, it was 16-year-old singer Jackie Evancho who had the spotlight, singing the national anthem in a soft, solemn voice.
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Al Gore stays mum on Trump meeting, says 'it's not the last'

Former Vice President Al Gore said that while he wouldn't divulge specifics about his December conversation with Donald Trump, it wasn't "the last conversation."
Speaking to a packed auditorium in Park City following the premiere of the climate change documentary An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, which kicked off the 33rd Sundance Film Festival Thursday, Gore said that he's seen a lot of people who started out as climate deniers change over time.
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Selena Gomez and The Weeknd spotted at impromptu John Mayer gig

Selena Gomez and The Weeknd went public with their new romance in Silver Lake, California on Thursday night when they were spotted at the Tenant of the Trees club.
The couple was spotted hugging and kissing outside a Santa Monica, California restaurant earlier this month, but they played it low-key on Thursday and were rarely caught together during the night out.
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E-book publishers and Apple reach new deal with Competition Bureau over pricing

Three major book publishers have signed a deal with Canada's Competition Bureau that will allow retailers to sell those publishers' e-books at whatever price they want — something they couldn't do before.
Holtzbrinck (which operates under the Macmillan brand name) along with Simon & Schuster and Hachette? have come to an agreement that could allow electronic book sellers such as Apple and Kobo to set the prices of books they sell by those publishing houses.
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Jennifer Aniston eager to return to TV

Jennifer Aniston is eager to return to TV, insisting she is ready to enter a new phase of her career.
The actress starred on hit show Friends from 1994 to 2004, before becoming one of Hollywood’s top movie stars, but now the actress feels there is a lot of quality work on TV - and she is hoping to land a new show.
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'We make the terror'; On Inauguration Day, ’House of Cards’ announces May return

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — “House of Cards” will return in May for a fifth season.
The show’s Twitter account posted a video on Inauguration Day featuring an upside-down U.S. flag in front of the U.S. Capitol. The video ends with the date May 30.
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The new president called out "Great job, Jackie!" after 16-year-old Jackie Evancho delivered a soft-voiced rendition of the national anthem at Friday's swearing-in ceremony.
INTERACTIVES | Donald Trump sworn in as president The Mormon Tabernacle Choir sang America the Beautiful, and the Missouri State University Chorale sang Now We Belong, in a ceremony that featured decidedly less star power than in 2013.
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Animal treatment questions cancel 'A Dog's Purpose' premiere

LOS ANGELES - This weekend's premiere of "A Dog's Purpose" has been cancelled following the release of a video that appears to show a frightened dog being forced into churning water during production of the film.
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