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‘Harry Potter’ author explores North American magic in new writing

‘Harry Potter’ author explores North American magic in new writing

Published 08/03/2016

LONDON Fans of "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling are in for a treat this week when her digital publisher website Pottermore releases a series of [more…]

Newly-weds Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall blessed in London church

Newly-weds Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall blessed in London church

Published 05/03/2016

LONDON Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and actress and model Jerry Hall celebrated their marriage with a blessing service on Saturday at St. Bride's church on [more…]

‘Happiest man in world’ Rupert Murdoch marries ex-model Jerry Hall

‘Happiest man in world’ Rupert Murdoch marries ex-model Jerry Hall

Published 04/03/2016

LONDON Rupert Murdoch wed former supermodel Jerry Hall in a low-key ceremony in central London on Friday, the fourth marriage for the media mogul.

The [more…]

Factbox: Key Oscar winners at the 88th Academy Awards

Published 29/02/2016

LOS ANGELES The 88th Academy Awards, the highest honors in the movie industry, were handed out a ceremony in Hollywood on Sunday hosted by comedian [more…]

Chris Rock transforms Oscars into biting racial commentary

Published 29/02/2016

LOS ANGELES Comedian Chris Rock launched his return stint as Oscar host on Sunday by immediately and unabashedly confronting the racially charged elephant in the [more…]

Alejandro Iñárritu wins best director Oscar for ‘The Revenant’

Published 29/02/2016

LOS ANGELES Mexico's Alejandro Iñárritu won the best director Oscar on Sunday for drama "The Revenant" about a fur trapper who survives a bear attack [more…]

Brie Larson wins best actress Oscar for ‘Room’

Published 29/02/2016

LOS ANGELES Brie Larson won her first Oscar for best actress on Sunday for her moving portrayal of a young woman held captive for years [more…]

Leonardo DiCaprio wins best actor Oscar for ‘The Revenant’

Published 29/02/2016

LOS ANGELES Leonardo DiCaprio finally won an Oscar on Sunday, taking home the best actor statuette for his role in revenge movie "The Revenant."

DiCaprio, [more…]

BBC culture allowed star to commit sex crimes, but top staff unaware: report

Published 26/02/2016

LONDON Britain's globally respected broadcaster, the BBC, was told on Thursday it was guilty of serious failings in its handling of Jimmy Savile, a celebrated [more…]

Astronaut heading home next week after record-long U.S. spaceflight

Published 25/02/2016

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who returns next week after nearly a year aboard the International Space Station, said on Thursday the secret [more…]