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Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Cleared of Sexual Abuse Charges

Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Cleared of Sexual Abuse Charges

Originally posted 04/23/2014 05:30PM

The puppeteer who voiced Elmo for decades has been cleared of three sexual abuse charges.

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Teri Polo Files for Bankruptcy

Teri Polo Files for Bankruptcy

Originally posted 04/23/2014 02:00PM

Teri Polo has filed for bankruptcy.

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How the Bryan Singer Scandal Is Rocking Hollywood

How the Bryan Singer Scandal Is Rocking Hollywood

Originally posted 04/21/2014 08:35PM

When Michael Egan filed a lawsuit accusing director Bryan Singer of sexual abuse, the allegations got all of Hollywood talking – and some scrambling to figure out the next steps for his upcoming movies and TV shows.

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Columbus Short Tells PEOPLE: I Feel 'Raw and Vulnerable' Right Now

Columbus Short: I Feel 'Raw and Vulnerable' Right Now

Originally posted 04/18/2014 07:40AM

Judging from the group of people who flocked into Hollywood's Couture lounge on Thursday night, it's clear Columbus Short has a slew of supporters.

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X-Men Director Bryan Singer Accused of Sexually Abusing Teenage Boy

UpdatePosted 04/17/2014 07:30PM

X-Men Director Bryan Singer Accused of Sexually Abusing Teenage Boy

Originally posted 04/17/2014 11:30AM

var brightcovePhotoVideoID = '3479802661001'; var PhotoVideoButtonCaption = 'PLAY'; A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing X-Men franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager.

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'I Am a Bully': Judge Orders Man Who Harassed Disabled Family to Hold Sign on Street Corner

'I Am a Bully': Judge Orders Man Who Harassed Disabled Family to Hold Sign on Street Corner

Originally posted 04/14/2014 11:15AM

An Ohio man who spent hours on a street corner Sunday with a sign declaring he's a bully says that the punishment in a disorderly conduct case was unfair and that the judge who sentenced him has ruined his life.

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New York Man with First Name 'God' Sues Credit Rating Agency

UpdatePosted 04/12/2014 06:30PM

New York Man with First Name 'God' Sues Credit Rating Agency

Originally posted 04/11/2014 11:00AM

A New York City man claims that a credit reporting agency falsely reported he had no financial history because his first name is God.

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California City Declares Sriracha Hot Sauce Factory Public Nuisance

UpdatePosted 04/10/2014 10:50AM

California City Declares Sriracha Hot Sauce Factory Public Nuisance

Originally posted 04/10/2014 10:00AM

A Southern California city has declared the factory that produces the popular Sriracha hot sauce a public nuisance.

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Mickey Rooney Died with $18,000 Estate, Family Fights Over Funeral | Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney Funeral Delayed by Family Fighting

Originally posted 04/09/2014 12:35PM

Despite being Hollywood's box-office champ at one time, Mickey Rooney was not living like an A-lister when he died at age 93 on Sunday.

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Family Sues N.Y. Nursing Home Over Male Stripper Visit

UpdatePosted 04/09/2014 12:30PM

Family Sues N.Y. Nursing Home Over Male Stripper Visit

Originally posted 04/09/2014 11:15AM

An 85-year-old nursing home patient was the victim of "disgraceful sexual perversion" when a male stripper gyrated in front of her against her will at the suburban West Babylon, N.Y., facility, an attorney for the woman's family said Tuesday.

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