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Kathy Karadza is a contributing writer for WebProNews. Follow Kathy on Twitter @KathyKaradza and/or StumbleUpon at Kathy_K.
Christine McVie Rejoins Fleetwood Mac for North American Tour

 Christine McVie is rejoining Fleetwood Mac after having left 16 years ago, and the band plans to begin their North American On With the Show tour in September, the musician confirmed in an appearance with the band in a pre-taped appearance that aired …

Duck Dynasty Finale Sees Record Low Viewership

The season five finale of A&E’s reality TV series Duck Dynasty aired Wednesday night, and it was the show’s lowest-rated finale since the very first season, despite the series’ popular following. The show’s fifth season was the first full season to air …

YouTube Ban in Turkey Days Before Elections

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan blocked the use of YouTube in the country on Thursday, just three days before local elections are to take place, and just one week after measures were taken against the use of Twitter in Turkey. The …

Tornadoes in California Damage Dozens of Homes

Tornadoes touched down during storms in Northern California Wednesday evening, including one twister in west Roseville, near Sacramento, leaving dozens of homes damaged. The National Weather Service confirmed that the tornado hit between 6:15 p.m. and 6:20 p.m. Wednesday. According …

Rhonda Adkins, Wife of Trace Adkins, Files for Divorce

Rhonda Adkins, the wife of country singer Trace Adkins, filed for divorce in Tennessee earlier this week after 16 years of marriage. According to the documents from the Williamson County, Tenn., court, Rhonda Adkins cited “irreconcilable differences.” Trace and Rhonda …

Gina Carano “Very Open” to a Return to MMA

Gina Carano said in an interview with Fox Sports earlier this week that she is “very open” to the idea of returning to MMA under the right circumstances. Carano’s last fight in Strikeforce was in 2009, and she has since focused …

Charlotte Mayor Resigns; Accused of Taking Bribes

Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, who had been in office only six months, resigned Wednesday effective immediately, just hours after he was arrested and accused of taking more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as real estate developers …

Lynda Petty, Wife of Richard Petty, Dies at 72

Lynda Petty, wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty, died at the age of 72 on Tuesday after battling cancer for several years. Petty Motorsports spokesman Jeff Dennison said in a statement that Petty was surrounded by her family …

Veronica Berti Marries Longtime Boyfriend Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli and married longtime girlfriend Veronica Berti in Italy Friday, exchanging vows on on their daughter Veronica’s second birthday. The couple of twelve years tied the knot at the Sanctuary of Madonna di Montenero in a the western coastal …

Paul Walker Car Crash Caused by “Unsafe Speed”

The Porsche carrying Fast & Furious actor Paul Walker may have been traveling at more than 93 mph when it lost control and crashed, killing Walker and his friend, Roger Rodas, who was driving, according to an investigation by law enforcement agencies into …

Krysta Rodriguez Exiting ‘How I Met Your Dad’

Actress Krysta Rodriguez is leaving How I Met Your Dad just days before production for the pilot is set to begin, Entertainment Weekly reported Tuesday. The Smash star was cast to play one of the leads in CBS’ How I Met Your Mother spin-off. She was to …

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin Announce Separation

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin announced their separation Tuesday, signaling the end of the couples 11-year marriage. The couple delivered the news in a post entitled “Conscious Uncoupling” on Paltrow’s lifestyle-focused website, Goop.com. The stars said they have …

Flavor Flav Speeding Case Postponed

Rapper Flavor Flav must return to his native New York City to address charges in his speeding case, which has been postponed until May 16, his lawyer said Tuesday. The reality TV star appeared in a Nassau County court Tuesday to …

Houston Fire “Under Control,” Building Destroyed by Blaze

A fire that destroyed a large, $50 million luxury apartment complex under construction in Houston was under control by mid-afternoon on Tuesday, according to authorities. The Houston Fire Department said the five-alarm fire, which drew hundreds of emergency personnel to …

Affordable Care Act Deadline Nears, Obama Urges People to Enroll

President Obama marked four years on Sunday since he signed the Affordable Care Act into law on March 23, 2010, and urged people to enroll in the program as the March 31 deadline approaches. The president celebrated the law’s anniversary …

LeAnn Rimes Jaw Popped Out of Place During Oklahoma Concert

LeAnn Rimes’ jaw popped out of place during a concert in Oklahoma Saturday, and the singer took to Twitter shortly after the concert to explain to fans why she was forced to skip the encore. The 31-year-old country singer gave …

N.J. Motel Fire Blamed on Discarded Cigarette

A cigarette discarded in a stuffed chair caused a fire that killed four people at a Point Pleasant, New Jersey motel that housed people displaced by Hurricane Sandy last week, according to officials. Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato says …

Montana Murder Case Suspect Seeks to Avoid Trial

Prosecutors are expected to call on doctors from the Montana state mental hospital Tuesday to support their claim that a Colorado man is fit to stand trial in the killing of a teacher in the heart of the Bakken oil …

Dead Sea Scrolls Case to Be Heard by New York Court

New York’s highest court on Tuesday will consider whether to overturn convictions in the Internet impersonation case of a man who argues that mocking scholars in an academic debate about the Dead Sea Scrolls was free speech protected by the …

Flappy Bird App to Return, but ‘Not Soon’

Flappy Birds creator Dong Nguyen confirmed via Twitter Wednesday that the now defunct app will be back, but “not soon,” only once he is finished working on it. Nguyen, the 29-year-old Vietnamese independent developer behind the popular yet difficult game, …

Roy Orbison, 3 Sons Reunite on Posthumous Track

A posthumous musical collaboration between Roy Orbison and his three sons will appear on the 25th anniversary reissue and expansion of Roy Orbison’s final studio album, Mystery Girl, due out on May 20. Wesley, Roy Jr. and Alex Orbison, who are …

Ivan Lendl and Andy Murray End Coaching Relationship

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray and coach Ivan Lendl parted ways after a two-year working relationship, the two announced on the British player’s blog Wednesday. “I’m eternally grateful to Ivan for all his hard work over the past two years, the …

‘Rizzoli & Isles’ to Address Young’s Death in Season 5

The TNT crime-drama Rizzoli & Isles will address the tragic death of actor Lee Thompson Young in August in the beginning of the upcoming fifth season, according to the show’s star Angie Harmon on Wednesday. Production on Rizzoli & Isles halted when Thompson died from …

‘Ghostbusters 3′ to Film in 2015 with Different Director

News broke Wednesday that Ivan Reitman dropped out of directing Ghostbusters 3 in the wake of the recent death of original Ghostbuster Harold Remis, but filming of the Sony-produced sequel is still scheduled for early 2015. Reitman will instead help Amy …