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NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

Daniel Petryszyn, second left, and Bryan Caputo, third left, are escorted to their arraignment proceedings in New York state Supreme Court, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. They are two of six people who were indicted Wednesday in an international ring that took over more than 1,600 StubHub users' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets to such prime events as Jay-Z and Elton John concerts and Broadway shows like "The Book of Mormon," the Manhattan district attorney said Wednesday. (AP Photo)NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the hottest tickets in town — to Broadway hits, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts — went to an international ring of cyber thieves who took over more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts to fraudulently buy tickets and resell them, prosecutors in the U.S. said Wednesday.


'Weird Al' Yankovic parodies his way to top of Billboard chart

Weird Al Yankovic arrives at the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los AngelesLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Weird Al" Yankovic, the parody singer and cult figure, on Wednesday earned his first No. 1 album on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on the strength of several viral videos released online. Parodying pop hits such as Pharrell's "Happy" ("Tacky") and Lorde's "Royals" ("Foil"), Yankovic's "Mandatory Fun" album sold 104,000 copies in its debut week, according to figures compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. Billboard said it is the first comedy album to top the chart since 1963, adding that "Mandatory Fun" had the most weekly sales for a comedy album since 1994. Yankovic, who has scored hits over the past 30 years with parodies such as "Like a Surgeon"(Madonna's "Like a Virgin") and "Amish Paradise" (Coolio's "Gangsta's Paradise") launched a promotional campaign releasing eight new music videos in as many days.


Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Scarlett Johansson in a scene from "Lucy." (AP Photo/Universal Pictures)So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. Imagine what it would be like if we could access all of it?


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