Mourners come out to pay last respects to tenor

n MODENA, Italy - Thousands of mourners filed past the open white casket of Luciano Pavarotti in his hometown cathedral Friday to pay their last respects to the tenor whose charisma and voice were celebrated around the world.

More than 10,000 people have viewed the body of the city's most famous son since Thursday evening, when the public was allowed in just hours after his death from pancreatic cancer at age 71.

'Office' star separates from director husband

n NEW YORK - Jenna Fischer of 'The Office' and her husband, filmmaker James Gunn, have separated after six years of marriage, Fischer's publicist, Lewis Kay, said Friday.

The 33-year-old actress was nominated for an Emmy this year for her work on NBC's 'The Office.'

Williams' father announces split between she and Heath Ledger

n NEW YORK - Michelle Williams' father says the actress has split up with Heath Ledger.

Larry Williams - a prominent stock trader based in Australia while he faces U.S. tax evasion charges - told Sydney's The Daily Telegraph about the Hollywood couple.

'We've known about their troubles for a while but it's always a very difficult thing in life when these things happen,' Williams was quoted as saying.

Spector attorney tells jurors not to act as vigilantes

n LOS ANGELES - Phil Spector's lawyer closed her case in the music producer's murder trial Friday by entreating jurors not to become 'vigilantes,' not to judge him on his appearance or by stories of women who dated him - and to find him innocent of killing actress Lana Clarkson.