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Bill Murray to Receive Top U.S. Comedy Award at Kennedy Center

WASHINGTON (AP) — Though he long ago transitioned from zany comedy into poignant, seriocomic roles, Bill Murray never stopped making people laugh, and now he’s being honored with the nation’s top prize for humor.

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Monday that Murray, … Continue Reading ››

Statue of Hitler Sells for $17.2 Million at Christie’s Auction

NEW YORK, New York – A wax and resin statue of Hitler on his knees was sold at Christie’s auction house sold for a record price by the artist, hammering at $17.2 million.

Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan made the kneeling Hitler statue in 2001 – the previous record for the artist was $7.9 million. … Continue Reading ››

Diamond the Size of a Tennis Ball Could Fetch $70 Million at Auction

LONDON, United Kingdom – (AP) – A 3-billion-year-old diamond the size of a tennis ball — the largest discovered in over a century — could sell for more than $70 million, auctioneer Sotheby’s said Wednesday.

The auction house plans to offer the Lesedi la Rona diamond in London on June 29.

The diamond was … Continue Reading ››

Legendary Rocker ‘Prince’ Has Died at the Age of 57

CHANHASSEN, Minnesota – Legendary singer ‘Prince’ has died at the age of 57. The singer-songwriter passed away at his Paisley Park studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota on Thursday April 21 – the news was confirmed by the Associated Press.

TMZ reported that police responded to the studio at 9:43 a.m. – Prince had been rushed to … Continue Reading ››

“When a Man Loves a Woman” Song Writer Percy Sledge Dead at 74

BATON ROUGE, La. – Percy Sledge, known for his mega-hit “When a Man Loves a Woman,” died Tuesday morning at his Baton Rouge home, he was 74-years-old.

Percy died peacefully with his family surrounding him – he had been suffering from a long bout with cancer.

Percy was born in Leighton, Alabama and had … Continue Reading ››