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‘Cats’ star Derulo says ‘reviews don’t matter’ after critics claw musical film

‘Cats’ star Derulo says ‘reviews don’t matter’ after critics claw musical film

Published 21/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - “Cats” star Jason Derulo has hit back at critics who have slammed the film adaptation of the hit stage musical, calling the [more…]

Exclusive: White House expected to nominate SEC lawyer for Democratic commissioner seat – sources

Exclusive: White House expected to nominate SEC lawyer for Democratic commissioner seat – sources

Published 21/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is expected to nominate Caroline Crenshaw, a Democratic attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, to fill an [more…]

Spotlight will be on U.S. chief justice in Trump trial and in major cases

Spotlight will be on U.S. chief justice in Trump trial and in major cases

Published 21/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts is poised to serve a highly visible though largely ceremonial role in the Senate impeachment trial of [more…]

‘Bridget Jones’ actor Colin Firth and wife split after 22 years

‘Bridget Jones’ actor Colin Firth and wife split after 22 years

Published 13/12/2019

(Reuters) - British actor Colin Firth and his Italian wife on Friday announced they had split up after 22 years of marriage. Firth, 59, known [more…]

Actor Danny Aiello of ‘Do the Right Thing’ dead at age 86

Actor Danny Aiello of ‘Do the Right Thing’ dead at age 86

Published 13/12/2019

(Reuters) - Danny Aiello, a veteran stage and film actor remembered for his roles in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing,” Woody Allen’s “The Purple [more…]

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…]