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Linda Ronstadt, Sally Field, and Sesame Street feted at Kennedy Center Honors

Linda Ronstadt, Sally Field, and Sesame Street feted at Kennedy Center Honors

Published 09/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Singer Linda Ronstadt, actress Sally Field, and music group Earth, Wind & Fire received the United States’ top awards for the arts [more…]

Puppeteer who performed Sesame Street’s Big Bird, Oscar, dies at 85

Puppeteer who performed Sesame Street’s Big Bird, Oscar, dies at 85

Published 08/12/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who brought boyish vulnerability to Big Bird, the towering yellow-plumed character, during 50 years on the groundbreaking [more…]

Prosecutors seek to up Harvey Weinstein’s bail, citing violations

Prosecutors seek to up Harvey Weinstein’s bail, citing violations

Published 07/12/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has at times failed to wear a required electronic tracking device, New York prosecutors said Friday, asking [more…]

Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk wins defamation trial over ‘pedo guy’ tweet

Published 06/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A U.S. District Court jury in Los Angeles on Friday found in favor of Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) boss Elon Musk in [more…]

Singer Camila Cabello says ‘Romance’ album is all about falling in love

Singer Camila Cabello says ‘Romance’ album is all about falling in love

Published 06/12/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Camila Cabello is making up for lost time. The 22 year-old singer has been on a roll since joining girl band [more…]

A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire

A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From the world’s youngest self-made billionaire to celebrities in court, the world of entertainment produced a wide array of headlines this year. [more…]

Pussycat Dolls announce reunion tour 10 years after split

Pussycat Dolls announce reunion tour 10 years after split

Published 28/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The Pussycat Dolls are reforming for a reunion tour kicking off in Dublin next year, the American girl band said on Thursday. [more…]

Love your clothes and pass them on, says Vogue supremo Wintour

Love your clothes and pass them on, says Vogue supremo Wintour

Published 28/11/2019

ATHENS (Reuters) - Clothes should be cherished, re-worn and even passed on to the next generation, Anna Wintour, the influential editor of Vogue magazine said, [more…]

Harvey Weinstein loses bid to dismiss sexual assault charges

Harvey Weinstein loses bid to dismiss sexual assault charges

Published 27/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York judge has denied Harvey Weinstein’s request to dismiss two predatory sexual assault charges, ahead of the former Hollywood [more…]

William Ruckelshaus, who resigned in Watergate’s ‘Saturday Night Massacre,’ dies at 87: U.S. media

William Ruckelshaus, who resigned in Watergate’s ‘Saturday Night Massacre,’ dies at 87: U.S. media

Published 27/11/2019

(Reuters) - William Ruckelshaus, picked by Richard Nixon as the first head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and as deputy attorney general before being [more…]