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‘Murphy Brown’ revival to tackle sexual misconduct with #MurphyToo

‘Murphy Brown’ revival to tackle sexual misconduct with #MurphyToo

Published 05/08/2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) - Emmy-winning comedy “Murphy Brown” will return to CBS television for the first time in 20 years with an episode that [more…]

Singer Demi Lovato speaks out, says will keep fighting addiction

Singer Demi Lovato speaks out, says will keep fighting addiction

Published 05/08/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. pop singer Demi Lovato spoke out on Sunday about her battle with addiction, saying she needed “time to heal and focus on [more…]

CBS entertainment chief defends network amid Moonves allegations

CBS entertainment chief defends network amid Moonves allegations

Published 05/08/2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) - The president of CBS Entertainment said on Sunday that the broadcast network is committed to a safe workplace following a [more…]

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Cruises Past…

Box Office: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Cruises Past…

Published 05/08/2018

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Tom Cruise easily conquered Winnie the Pooh at the domestic box office. “Mission: Impossible - Fallout” generated $35 million from 4,395 [more…]

Lebanon’s glamorous music festivals struggle in tough times

Lebanon’s glamorous music festivals struggle in tough times

Published 05/08/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Shakira and Elton John played one-off concerts in Lebanon in recent months but the summer music festivals that helped make the country [more…]

Russia tasks Hollywood actor Seagal with improving U.S. ties

Russia tasks Hollywood actor Seagal with improving U.S. ties

Published 05/08/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it had made U.S. actor Steven Seagal its special representative for Russian-U.S. humanitarian ties, a role [more…]

New York art turns Bulgarian village into outdoor gallery

New York art turns Bulgarian village into outdoor gallery

Published 04/08/2018

STARO ZHELEZARE, Bulgaria (Reuters) - With fewer than 500 inhabitants, Staro Zhelezare in southern Bulgaria is a world away from the mean streets of Manhattan, [more…]

Celebrity rappers ordered held in custody for a month pending trial…

Celebrity rappers ordered held in custody for a month pending trial…

Published 04/08/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - French judges ruled on Saturday that two celebrity rappers should be held in custody ahead of their trial in a month’s time [more…]

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to vacate Obama-era…

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to vacate Obama-era…

Published 03/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to vacate a 2016 appeals court ruling that had upheld Obama era [more…]

Movie producer Weinstein seeks to dismiss sex charges based on emails

Movie producer Weinstein seeks to dismiss sex charges based on emails

Published 03/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Movie producer Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers asked a New York judge on Friday to dismiss rape and sexual assault charges against him, [more…]