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Mark Bell, electronica pioneer with Bjork, dies at 43

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Mark Bell, a trailblazer in developing electronic music who helped define Bjork’s sound in the 1990s, has died at age 43, his label said Monday.

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Lion King best-selling production of all time

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Blockbuster musical “The Lion King” was on Monday named the most successful production in history, raking in $6.2 billion at the box office — more than any other stage show or movie.

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Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90

In this April 9, 2008, file photo, British actor and director Richard Attenborough arrives at the Galaxy British Book Awards in London. Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, died on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. He was 90.  AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis

Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, has died. He was 90.

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McCartney gets back to health, leaves Japan

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Music legend Paul McCartney is over an illness that forced the cancellation of his Asian tour and has left Japan, the concert organizer said Tuesday.

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Elton John to marry longtime partner

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Pop icon Elton John says he will tie the knot with partner David Furnish now that his native Britain has legalized gay marriage.

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