Justin Bieber

Google mousepad (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Google’s top searches peer into society’s mindset

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Death, devices and celebrity drove the quest for more information on Google’s search engine this year. Three of the world’s four fastest-rising search requests on Google were triggered by the deaths […]

12/17/2013

Norway'’s Magnus Carlsen smiles as he answers a question during a press conference after winning the match against India’s Viswanathan Anand during the Chess World Championship match in Chennai, India, Nov. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar K.)

22-year-old Norwegian clinches chess world title

NEW DELHI (AP) — The world of chess has a new king, and it’s a 22-year-old who is as much at home posing for fashion shoots as he is pushing pawns. Magnus Carlsen of Norway […]

11/22/2013

Canada's pop star Justin Bieber performs in concert during his Believe world tour in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Molina, DyN)

Bieber says ‘sorry’ for mistreating Argentine flag

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Justin Bieber says he hopes Argentines can forgive him. He may need to tell that to some judges. The 19-year-old pop sensation faces two criminal complaints and demands for refunds […]

11/14/2013

Justin Bieber performs during his 'Believe' world tour in Panama City, Oct. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)

Bieber caught spraying graffiti in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The website of Brazil’s biggest news outlet published photos Wednesday it says show pop star Justin Bieber spray painting graffiti on a wall. And it adds that police want to […]

11/06/2013

This screenshot taken from Twitter shows the company's posting on its official account Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, that it has “confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO.”  Twitter is taking advantage of federal legislation passed last year that allows companies with less than $1 billion in revenue in its last fiscal year to avoid submitting public IPO documents.  (AP Photo/Twitter)

Twitter flies from obscurity to the height of fame

NEW YORK (AP) — The Pope. President Obama. Queen Elizabeth. Oprah. You. When Twitter started seven years ago as an obscure medium for geeks, critics dismissed it as an exercise in narcissism. Some thought it […]

09/15/2013

Justin Bieber performs at the O2 Arena in east London. (AP Photo)

Germany to Bieber: Pay monkey bill, or else

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have posted a public notice urging Justin Bieber to get in touch with them about an unpaid bill for his former pet monkey Mally. Bieber failed to produce the necessary […]

07/30/2013

Taylor Swift with her Billboard Music Awards  (AP Photo)

Taylor Swift wins 8 trophies at Billboard Awards

(AP) – Another day, another domination for Taylor Swift: She was the red hot winner at the Billboard Music Awards. Swift won eight of 11 awards, including top artist and top Billboard 200 album for […]

05/20/2013

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LA police to withhold info on celeb hoax 911 calls

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police said Thursday that they will no longer routinely issue news releases or offer immediate confirmation on hoax 911 calls targeting the homes of celebrities.

04/12/2013

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Boy admits prank 911 call on Ashton Kutcher’s home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say a 12-year-old boy has admitted making a prank 911 call that drew police to Ashton Kutcher’s home. The L.A. D.A.’s Office says the boy admitted responsibility for making a false bomb threat and computer intrusion.

03/11/2013

Justin Bieber performs at the O2 Arena in east London. (AP Photo)

Bieber recovering after fainting at London concert

(AP) – Justin Bieber is recovering after fainting backstage at a concert in London. A spokeswoman for Bieber said late Thursday that the 19-year-old pop star was given oxygen and took a 20-minute reprieve after fainting backstage at London’s O2 Arena.

03/07/2013

Justin Bieber performs at the O2 Arena in east London. (AP Photo)

Bieber’s late appearance sparks wrath of fans

LONDON (AP) – Justin Bieber was facing the wrath of his young fans – and their outraged, overtired parents – on Tuesday after taking the stage almost two hours late for a concert in London.

03/05/2013

Simon Cowell in ad for The You Generation on YouTube.

Simon Cowell launches online talent contest

LONDON (AP) — Simon Cowell has taken over television screens and radio airwaves around the world. Now he’s taking aim at the Internet.

02/28/2013

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