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‘San Andreas’ set to shake up box office despite faults

LOS ANGELES Director Brad Peyton grilled scientists, scoured earthquake footage and submerged sets in one of the world’s biggest water tanks to create the biggest earthquake ever to hit California in his new film “San Andreas.” That effort might pay … Continue reading

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Singer Ed Sheeran and his ‘lazy eye’ immortalized in wax

NEW YORK After six Grammy nominations, several hit songs and numerous sold-out concerts, singer Ed Sheeran donated a few hours to Madame Tussauds sculptors who worked to create his likeness, revealed on Thursday.     “They put you in grey underwear … Continue reading

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Trevor Noah to take over ‘The Daily Show’ on September 28

NEW YORK South African comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as the host of the last-night comedy parody “The Daily Show” on Sept. 28, Comedy Central said on Thursday. The Viacom Inc.-owned cable network made the announcement on its … Continue reading

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U2 tour manager found dead in Los Angeles hotel after show

LOS ANGELES Irish rockers U2 said on Wednesday their longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, died in Los Angeles where the band is performing part of its latest tour. The Los Angeles County Coroner said Sheehan, 68, died Wednesday morning of … Continue reading

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U2 tour manager found dead in Los Angeles hotel after show

LOS ANGELES Irish rockers U2 said on Wednesday their longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, died in Los Angeles where the band is performing part of its latest tour. The Los Angeles County Coroner said Sheehan, 68, died Wednesday morning of … Continue reading

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Dwayne Johnson on shaking, quaking ‘San Andreas’

LOS ANGELES Hulking actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson creates a new save-the-day persona as a rescue pilot in California earthquake thriller “San Andreas,” opening in U.S. theaters on Friday. Johnson, 43, talked to Reuters about recreating the magnitude 9-plus earthquake, … Continue reading

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Dwayne Johnson on shaking, quaking ‘San Andreas’

LOS ANGELES Hulking actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson creates a new save-the-day persona as a rescue pilot in California earthquake thriller “San Andreas,” opening in U.S. theaters on Friday. Johnson, 43, talked to Reuters about recreating the magnitude 9-plus earthquake, … Continue reading

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No foul play in death of Chilean poet Neruda, researchers say

SANTIAGO Spanish researchers investigating the early ’70s death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda to determine if he was poisoned, have found no conclusive evidence of foul play, according to an initial report handed to the investigating judge. The Chilean government … Continue reading

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No foul play in death of Chilean poet Neruda, researchers say

SANTIAGO Spanish researchers investigating the early ’70s death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda to determine if he was poisoned, have found no conclusive evidence of foul play, according to an initial report handed to the investigating judge. The Chilean government … Continue reading

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‘We were awful': Pink Floyd’s Waters on band’s early days

LONDON Pink Floyd founding members Roger Waters and Nick Mason joked while unveiling a memorial plaque on Thursday that they were so bad at first that they wouldn’t have passed an audition on a talent show.    The pair, together … Continue reading

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