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Celebrity Week In Review: Lindsay Lohan Leaves Rehab, Simon Cowell's Baby News And More

LiLo's back!<p>After spending 90 days in rehab, the 27-year-old is out of treatment and ready for a fresh start. Lohan looked happy and well-rested as she emerged from Cliffside Treatment Center in Malibu on July 30 wearing a daisy-print dress and suede-fringe jacket. Rumor has it the star will head …

Three Sequels Planned for ‘Avatar’

Simon Cowell -- The Adulterous Sex Factor | TMZ

Great Bull Run Coming to U.S.

Germany ends spy pact with US and UK after Snowden

<b>Germany has cancelled a Cold War-era pact with the US and Britain in response to revelations about electronic surveillance operations.</b><p>Details of snooping programmes involving the transatlantic allies have been leaked to the media by former US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden.<p>The revelations have …

Russian paratroopers attack lone LGBT activist for protesting anti-gay law

Krill Kalugin was attacked for holding a rainbow banner that read, “This is propagating tolerance”<p>A lone gay rights activist was assaulted by a group of former Russian paratroopers in St. Petersburg on Friday. Why? Because he was holding a rainbow banner that read: "This is propagating …

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Associated Press News

Pentagon Papers Leaker Daniel Ellsberg Praises Snowden, Manning

Daniel Ellsberg, the military analyst who in 1971 leaked the top-secret Pentagon Papers detailing the history of U.S. policy in Vietnam, tells NPR's <i>Weekend Edition Saturday</i> that unlike Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden, he "did it the wrong way" by trying first to go through proper channels — a …

Reality TV host Simon Cowell expecting a child with married New York socialite

Well-known lady charmer Simon Cowell is expecting his first child with married New York socialite Lauren Silverman. The news has shocked him, the Daily Mail reports his friends as saying.<p>Lauren and her husband, real estate mogul Andrew Silverman, split up last year, but the New York Post reports …

Reality TV

Cory Monteith’s mother expresses thanks to fans for their ‘overwhelming’ support

Cory Monteith's mother has broken her silence about her son's death, on Twitter. Ann McGregor, who lives in the Victoria area, sent a message Thursday afternoon, directed at her son's fans. "I would like to thank all of Cory's supporters at this extremely emotional time. Your support has been …

Baird adds to global chorus of outrage at Russia's 'hateful' anti-gay legislation

A chilling Russian warning to gay athletes heading to the Sochi Winter Olympics is sparking new outrage from Ottawa and elsewhere over the hosts' anti-gay laws.<p>Russia has passed a new law banning gay "propaganda" – a catch-all that prohibits gay pride events and providing information to minors on …

Gay Athletes

Lawsuit becomes sixth to target police, Pickton over murders

The children of yet another woman whose DNA was found on Robert Pickton's farm are suing the serial killer, the Vancouver police and the RCMP, bringing to six the number of families who have launched lawsuits this year.<p>Shari Murdock and Ryan Murdock filed a notice of civil claim in mid-July over …

Crime

RCMP inspector, federal and B.C. governments face another harassment lawsuit

A civilian employee of the RCMP has filed a B.C. Supreme Court lawsuit alleging that a culture of sexual harassment within the force was so pervasive it couldn't be stopped.<p>Atoya Montague's civil lawsuit names high-profile Insp. Tim Shields as one of several RCMP members who subjected her to …

Sexual Harassment

Russia a G8 ‘outlier’ for granting asylum to Snowden: Baird

Canada has added its voice to those criticizing Russia for granting asylum to U.S. National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.<p>"This is not something that Canada would have considered to do," Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird told The Canadian Press in an exclusive interview.<p>"It is an example …

Russia

‘The Man With the 132 Lb. Scrotum’: TLC’s Lowest Show Yet?

Is ‘The Man With the 132 Lb. Scrotum’ TLC’s most exploitative show yet? Kevin Fallon weighs in.<p>TLC has always gone balls out when it comes to …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

Elephant high-fives are the best! Photo by Lek Chailert from the Elephant Nature Park, Thailand.

Jimmy Fallon Sings 'Blurred Lines'

J-Fal and the Roots reprised their classroom instruments shtick with Robin Thicke Thursday to sing the hit 'Blurred Lines.' It's funny, though …

Andrew to Simon You Were Bangin' My Wife BEFORE We Split!

<b>Simon Cowell</b>'s FORMER good buddy claims Mr. 'X Factor' was sticking it to his wife before they parted ways ... and THAT'S why he's<b>accusing Cowell of</b> …

Paralyzed Man Wakes to Find His Dog Bit Off His Testicle

An Arkansas man paralyzed from the waist down told police he awoke Monday morning to a "burning pain," only to find his dog chewing on a ball. His …

George Zimmerman

Josh Duhamel: 'I Am Buying Fergie A Push Present' | People