Reports: Bieber fined for speeding in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Justin Bieber is used to fans snapping his photo. Dubai police say he also triggered some speed cameras while driving a white Lamborghini during his stop in the Gulf city. Dubai newspapers…

Expert: Jackson doctor unqualified in many areas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An expert cardiologist says Michael Jackson’s doctor did not have the proper training to treat the singer for insomnia or any drug addictions. Dr. Daniel Wohlgelernter told a jury hearing a negligent hiring case…

Television viewers make their choice of killers

NEW YORK (AP) — The television audience appears to have made its choice of serial killers. Fox’s Joe Carroll beats NBC’s Hannibal Lecter in viewer interest. Last week’s Nielsen Co. ratings make that clear. “The Following,” the gruesome…

After recent deaths, health is new priority in rap

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hip-hop may need a checkup. The culture that in the 1990s lost its brightest stars to gun violence has in recent years seen a series of notable rappers die of drug- and health-related causes.…

Pa. teen wins August Wilson Monologue Competition

NEW YORK (AP) — A 17-year-old from Pittsburgh has won the fifth annual August Wilson Monologue Competition, performing a section of the playwright’s “King Hedley II” with powerful skill. Tambi Gxuluwe, who attends West Mifflin Area High School,…

NCAA hoops semifinal games moving to cable in 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The Final Four’s first two games are moving to cable next year. CBS and Turner Sports said Tuesday the national semifinals will air on TBS in 2014 and 2015, with the title game remaining…

Rhapsody to offer digital liner notes

NEW YORK (AP) — Subscription music service Rhapsody has signed on to assist The Recording Academy’s push for the availability of digital liner notes. Last year the Academy launched the “Give Fans the Credit” campaign designed to give…

Beyonce reigns as forest queen in animated ‘Epic’

LONDON (AP) — Beyonce says she loved voicing Queen Tara in the new children’s movie “Epic” — at least once she stopped crying. The singer-songwriter has gone from pop royalty to screen royalty, becoming the forest queen in…

AP Photos: Met Gala fashion highs and lows

NEW YORK (AP) — There were plenty of risk-takers on the Met gala red carpet. The Metropolitan Museum of Art fundraiser known as “the party of the year” had a red carpet Monday night to rival the Oscars.…

Reports: UK comedian Jimmy Tarbuck arrested

LONDON (AP) — British media say comedian Jimmy Tarbuck has been arrested and questioned about alleged child abuse — the latest in a long list of British entertainers to face sex crime allegations. The BBC, the Press Association…

David Chang, Paul Kahan tie for top chef honor

NEW YORK (AP) — Food may not have been their first calling, but coming late to the culinary scene clearly hasn’t slowed David Chang and Paul Kahan. On Monday, the two were jointly honored as the nation’s most…

N’Dour, Saariaho share Sweden’s Polar Music Prize

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Senegalese singer Youssou N’Dour and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho have been awarded the 2013 Polar Music Prize, Sweden’s most prestigious award for musicians. They will each receive 1 million kronor ($153,300) and an invitation to…

Tony bounce? What Tony bounce at the box office?

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award nominations often mean a big bump at the box office, but not this year so far. “Kinky Boots,” ”Matilda: The Musical,” ”Pippin” and “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella” — the four shows that…

‘Iron Man 3′ finishes with $174.1M opening weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney’s Marvel Studios continues to mine precious metal with a $174.1 million opening weekend for “Iron Man 3,” the second-biggest domestic debut ever behind the $200-million-plus launch of “The Avengers” a year ago. The…