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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…]

U.S. Navy chief fired over handling of SEAL saga involving Trump

U.S. Navy chief fired over handling of SEAL saga involving Trump

Published 25/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper fired the Navy’s top civilian on Sunday over his handling of the case of a Navy SEAL [more…]

Pentagon chief wants Navy secretary to resign over SEAL case

Pentagon chief wants Navy secretary to resign over SEAL case

Published 24/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper asked for Navy Secretary Richard Spencer’s resignation after losing confidence in him over his handling of [more…]

U.S. Navy Secretary says he did not threaten to resign in dispute with Trump

U.S. Navy Secretary says he did not threaten to resign in dispute with Trump

Published 24/11/2019

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy Secretary said on Saturday he did not threaten to resign amid a disagreement with President Donald Trump [more…]

Singer Iggy Azalea reports jewelry worth $366,000 stolen in burglary

Singer Iggy Azalea reports jewelry worth $366,000 stolen in burglary

Published 23/11/2019

(Reuters) - “Fancy” singer Iggy Azalea and her rapper boyfriend Playboi Carti reported a burglar stole over $366,000 in jewelry from their Atlanta home, police [more…]

Marking 40 years, Simple Minds say touring ‘keeps us going’

Marking 40 years, Simple Minds say touring ‘keeps us going’

Published 22/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Forty years since releasing their debut album, Scottish rock band Simple Minds have no plans to slow down just yet, saying life [more…]