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Muhammad Ali auction items seen fetching heavyweight prices

Muhammad Ali auction items seen fetching heavyweight prices

Published 19/08/2016

Belongings and the iconic 'Rumble in the Jungle' belt of late boxing champion Muhammad Ali are displayed for auction at Heritage Auctions house in Manhattan, New York, U.S., August 19, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Muhammad Ali's 1974 WBC heavyweight championship boxing belt and a handwritten letter about his conversion to Islam are among items that will hit the auction block in September, in the biggest such sale since Ali's death in June.

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Dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov calls Trump ‘totalitarian opportunist’

Dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov calls Trump ‘totalitarian opportunist’

Published 18/08/2016

Renowned stage performer Mikhail Baryshnikov pauses during a news conference at the Suzanne Dellal Centre for Dance and Theatre in Tel Aviv November 13, 2011. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Legendary Russian-American dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov has denounced Donald Trump as a "totalitarian opportunist,' saying the Republican presidential candidate's speeches remind him of his years in the Soviet Union.

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Folk singer Glenn Yarbrough dies in Nashville at age 86

Folk singer Glenn Yarbrough dies in Nashville at age 86

Published 13/08/2016

By Dan Whitcomb | LOS ANGELES LOS ANGELES Glenn Yarbrough, the American folk singer best known for his work with the popular trio the Limeliters [more…]

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Published 11/08/2016

Arianna Huffington, president and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post Media Group attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos January 25, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington said on Thursday she would step down as editor-in-chief of the news site that bears her name to focus on running her new venture, health and wellness startup Thrive Global.

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Arianna Huffington to leave Huffington Post to focus on start-up

Arianna Huffington to leave Huffington Post to focus on start-up

Published 11/08/2016

By Malathi Nayak Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington said on Thursday she would step down as editor-in-chief of the news site that bears her name [more…]

Rihanna, Anne Hathaway expected to join female ‘Ocean’s Eight’

Rihanna, Anne Hathaway expected to join female ‘Ocean’s Eight’

Published 11/08/2016

Pop star Rihanna along with actresses Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter are in talks to join Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett in a female-driven [more…]

Musician Ed Sheeran faces copyright lawsuit over ‘Thinking Out Loud’

Musician Ed Sheeran faces copyright lawsuit over ‘Thinking Out Loud’

Published 10/08/2016

Heirs of the composer for Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On" sued British musician Ed Sheeran on Tuesday, claiming his hit song "Thinking Out Loud" [more…]

LeAnn Rimes returns with new ‘soul-based’ album

LeAnn Rimes returns with new ‘soul-based’ album

Published 09/08/2016

LONDON Country music singer LeAnn Rimes says her forthcoming studio album is more spontaneous and organic than her last offering "Spitfire", describing her new work [more…]

A Minute With: Robert Redford on magical childhood stories

A Minute With: Robert Redford on magical childhood stories

Published 09/08/2016

LOS ANGELES Hollywood veteran Robert Redford returns to his childhood love of fantasy stories in "Pete's Dragon," a new Disney film about an orphaned boy [more…]

‘Scary’ Lucille Ball statue replaced in her New York hometown

‘Scary’ Lucille Ball statue replaced in her New York hometown

Published 06/08/2016

NEW YORK Lucille Ball fans can rest easy.A new statue honoring the "I Love Lucy" star was set to be unveiled on Saturday in Celoron, [more…]