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Actress Arrested in Sex Trafficking in 'Guru to Stars' Case

Actress Arrested in Sex Trafficking in 'Guru to Stars' Case

NEWS | Apr 20
An actress known for her "Smallville" role was charged with sex trafficking, after federal prosecutors said she worked as a slave "master," recruiting women to a cult-like group led by a man who sold himself a self-improvement guru to the stars.

Trump Lawyer Told Put Up or Shut Up to Slow Porn Star Suit

Trump Lawyer Told Put Up or Shut Up to Slow Porn Star Suit

NEWS | By Brian Melley and Michael Balsamo | Apr 20
President Donald Trump's personal lawyer must declare in writing that his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination may be jeopardized if legal proceedings aren't delayed in a lawsuit filed by porn actress Stormy Daniels, a federal judge said.

Frat Boys Beat Gay Man, Utter Homophobic Slurs in Brutal Alleged Hate Crime

Frat Boys Beat Gay Man, Utter Homophobic Slurs in Brutal Alleged Hate Crime

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 20
Members of a fraternity associated with the University of Delaware reportedly beat a gay man so brutally that they left him with a compound fracture in one leg, multiple media sources said.

Swedish DJ-Producer Avicii Found Dead

Swedish DJ-Producer Avicii Found Dead

NEWS | By Mesfin Fekadu | Apr 20
The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman.

Italian City Refuses to Register Baby Born to Lesbians

Italian City Refuses to Register Baby Born to Lesbians

NEWS | Apr 20
A councilwoman in the Italian city of Turin says authorities have refused to register her newborn, conceived abroad by artificial insemination, due to Italian laws that make fertility treatments available only to heterosexual couples.

Sarah Jessica Parker Calls Cynthia Nixon's Run 'Exciting'

Sarah Jessica Parker Calls Cynthia Nixon's Run 'Exciting'

NEWS | By John Carucci | Apr 20
Cynthia Nixon's quest for the governorship of New York state has at least one high-profile fan excited - Sarah Jessica Parker.

Bebe Buell Releases New Album, Heads for Shows in New Jersey and New York's Joe's Pub

Bebe Buell Releases New Album, Heads for Shows in New Jersey and New York's Joe's Pub

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 20
Singer/songwriter and pop culture icon Bebe Buell returns to New York/New Jersey area for 2 performances to celebrate the release of her new record "Baring It All: Greetings From Nashbury Park."

Joining in Song :: Boston Gay Men's Chorus Prepares to Sing with South African Gay Choir

Joining in Song :: Boston Gay Men's Chorus Prepares to Sing with South African Gay Choir

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 20
Know what the Boston Gay Men's Chorus (BGMC) will be doing on June 15? They'll be sharing a stage with their brothers in the Mzansi Gay Choir in South Africa.

The Go-Go's Going to Broadway with a Merry, Musical Mashup

The Go-Go's Going to Broadway with a Merry, Musical Mashup

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jocelyn Gecker | Apr 20
The Go-Go's are going to Broadway with a new rock musical, after a brief stopover in San Francisco.

PopUps: 'Glee' Star Shares Adorable Photo, Calls Ariana Grande Song 'Gayer than Me'

PopUps: 'Glee' Star Shares Adorable Photo, Calls Ariana Grande Song 'Gayer than Me'

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 20
"Glee" star Kevin McHale caused a stir among his fans this week after reacting on Twitter to Ariana Grande's new single "No Tears Left to Cry."


News

California Lawmakers Move to Limit Gay Conversion Therapy

California Lawmakers Move to Limit Gay Conversion Therapy

NATIONAL | By Sophia Bollag | Apr 20
Selling or advertising gay conversion therapy may soon be classified as a fraudulent business practice in California under a bill passed Thursday by the state Assembly.


Entertainment

 Review :: I Feel Pretty

Review :: I Feel Pretty

MOVIES | By Robert Nesti | Apr 20
For the film to work as commentary it needs more than Amy Schumer being, well, the push-the-envelope Amy Schumer; instead there's lazy filmmaking that simply panders to her surprisingly tame, newly found Hollywood persona.


Business

Columbine, Parkland Students Unite for Voter Registration

Columbine, Parkland Students Unite for Voter Registration

LEGAL | By Colleen Slevin and Kelli Kennedy | Apr 20
Hogg has been encouraging students to walk out and register to vote. Some Columbine students compromised by holding a combined vigil and voter registration rally on Thursday night.


Technology

 Russia Takes Heavy Hand to Internet to Block Messaging App

Russia Takes Heavy Hand to Internet to Block Messaging App

PERSONAL TECH | By Nataliya Vasilyeva and Frances Ebel | Apr 20
Russian authorities are freezing up vast swathes of the country's online world in what critics call a heavy-handed - and so far unsuccessful - attempt to block a popular messaging app, Telegram.


Finance

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

HOME | By Marilyn Lewis | Mar 26
A house with a fabulous view can be hard for a homebuyer to resist. But seeing the mountains, water or city lights from the comfort of home comes at a price.


Cars

GOP's Regulatory Fight Goes to Another Level Over Car Loans

GOP's Regulatory Fight Goes to Another Level Over Car Loans

AUTO NEWS | By Kevin Freking | Apr 19
The GOP-led Senate voted Wednesday to block Obama-era guidance a consumer protection agency issued five years ago to help ensure lenders don't charge blacks and Hispanics higher interest rates on car loans.


Style

Wine Road Wins Best Podcast at Taste Awards

Wine Road Wins Best Podcast at Taste Awards

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 20
Wine Road's biweekly podcast, "The Wine, When and Where of Northern Sonoma County," was named Best Food or Drink Podcast in the 9th annual Taste Awards at a VIP Dinner and Red-Carpet Reception in Los Angeles.


Health/Fitness

Stop with the Selfies: An Oxygen Mask Can Save Your Life

Stop with the Selfies: An Oxygen Mask Can Save Your Life

HEALTH | By Damian J. Troise | Apr 20
Paying attention to flight attendants might save your life. It's a simple message, but passengers often ignore or passively watch along as safety instructions are given prior to takeoff.


Travel

Abu Dhabi Set to Open $1B Warner Bros. Amusement Park

Abu Dhabi Set to Open $1B Warner Bros. Amusement Park

By Jon Gambrell | Apr 19
Abu Dhabi will open a $1 billion indoor Warner Bros. amusement park this July. It encompasses 1.65 million square feet on Yas Island, a leisure destination for the Emirati capital.


Nightlife

Far-Right Cancels Bid to Shut Berlin's Berghain Techno Club

Far-Right Cancels Bid to Shut Berlin's Berghain Techno Club

INTERNATIONAL | Apr 19
A far-right party has withdrawn its proposal to close down one of Berlin's most famous techno clubs after the plan drew widespread ridicule in the laissez-faire German capital.