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Comedy Central: Stewart and Colbert extend contracts

The political circus of the 2012 presidential election will likely boost the ratings of both The Daily Show and The Colbert Report.

Elvis Presley crypt pulled from auction block

The crypt in which Elvis Presley was first buried after his death in 1977 has been pulled from an auction in Los Angeles after outraged fans around the globe argued it should be kept as a shrine to his memory.
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An original photograph of Elvis Presley autographed and inscribed to songwriter and compose Irving Berlin on auction at Gotta Have It! store on March 21, 2012 in New York City. (Michael Loccisano/AFP/Getty Images)
The crypt has been empty since 1977, and was due to go under the hammer Sunday with bids opening at $100,000.

UK: Digital music sales greater than CD and record spending for first time

In the first three months of 2012 consumers spent a total of $240 million on music, with digital revenues accounting for 55.5 percent of the total.

Famed German baritone singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau dies

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau was a regular fixture at the German capital’s Opera House, as well at New York’s Carnegie Hall (pictured) and London’s Covent Garden.

John Travolta masseur drops sexual assault lawsuit

One of the two male masseurs who have accused Hollywood star John Travolta of sexual assault has withdrawn his legal action.
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Actor John Travolta attends the Day Three Afternoon Four-Ball Matches of the 2011 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Course on November 19, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
The unidentified man, who claimed that Travolta groped him during a massage session in Beverly Hills in January, filed a notice dismissing his legal action with a federal court in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Tyler Perry thanks firefighters, who are still investigating studio blaze

About 100 firefighters responded, and worked through the night to extinguish hot spots after quickly stopping the flames.

Harper Lee: New documentary provides insight into author's life

According to the Washington Post, while it's logical to look for the real Harper in the character of Scout, it might be more appropriate to find her in the guise of Boo Radley.

Hollywood trade magazine 'Variety' put up for sale

Variety, Hollywood's most famous trade magazine is up for sale.

"Pussy Riot" Russian feminists arrested for punk rock show at Cathedral (VIDEO)

Two young mothers suspected of being in the band Pussy Riot were arrested Sunday night after a Putin protest. Activists criticized police today for targeting the women.
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Opposition activists hang their banner reading: 'Putin, leave!' atop a bulding's roof, just over the Moskva River river from the Kremlin (foreground) in Moscow, on February 1, 2012 (-/AFP/Getty Images)
“Holy Mother, send Putin packing!”

Australian website connects ex-lovers, explains why you were dumped

A new social media website tells you why your ex stopped loving you.
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Only married couples or non-Muslims are allowed to get intimate on Feb. 14 in Malaysia. (SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Don't send your ex-girlfriend flowers. Send her a questionnaire asking why she dumped you.
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