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Man found dead in home owned by Newton-John

Authorities say a man has been found dead from a gunshot wound inside a South Florida home owned by singer Olivia Newton-John and her husband. Jupiter police Sergeant Scott Pascarella said Monday that the unidentified victim wasn’t a resident or relative of the residents. He said the victim had permission to be at the home but hadn’t been staying there. Initial media reports listed the death as a suicide, but Pascarella said the case is classified as a death investigation. He didn’t say whether foul play was involved.

Franklin unable to attend award ceremony

Aretha Franklin will not be attending a baseball luncheon during which she was to receive a ‘‘Beacon’’ award for embodying the spirit of the civil rights movement. Franklin, 71, has canceled several concerts recently because of undisclosed health reasons. In a statement issued Monday by Major League Baseball, the ‘‘Queen of Soul’’ referred to ongoing treatment that prevented her from traveling. Franklin lives near Detroit; the luncheon is in Chicago on Saturday.

Chris Brown cancels concerts in Canada

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The promoter of four Chris Brown concerts in Canada scheduled this summer says the events have been canceled. Stephen Tobin, owner of Drop Entertainment Group, said Monday that the decision was made after consulting with Brown and in light of his recent personal and health-related issues. The R&B star had his probation reinstated Friday after he was involved in an alleged hit-and-run accident. The hit-and-run charge was dismissed earlier.

Proud Papa

“I’m just glad he wasn’t screaming his head off the whole way through.” — Prince William, describing his joy of introducing Prince George to the world on the steps of a London hospital.

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