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Aging French rockers criticized for jobless jibe at young

PARIS (Reuters) – A music video by a group of mostly middle-aged French stars telling the young they can succeed only if they “do something” triggered a bitter generational row on Friday, with critics accusing the rich singers of hypocrisy. … Continue reading

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Former pop star Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 years for child sex offenses

LONDON (Reuters) – Former British pop singer Gary Glitter, who shot to fame in the 1970s as a “glam-rock” star but was later convicted of child sex crimes, was sentenced to 16 years in prison after being found guilty of … Continue reading

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Lawyers for Bill Cosby ask U.S. judge to dismiss defamation lawsuit

BOSTON (Reuters) – Attorneys for Bill Cosby asked a federal court judge on Friday to dismiss a defamation suit filed against the comedian in Massachusetts by three women who said he called them liars when they accused him of sexual … Continue reading

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Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek’s ‘Mr. Spock,’ dies at 83

(Reuters) – Leonard Nimoy, who won fame and fans with his portrayal of logic-bound, half-alien Mr. Spock in the “Star Trek” TV series and movies, died on Friday. He was 83. Nimoy, who had battled chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), … Continue reading

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Lupita Nyong’o’s $150,000 Oscar gown returned by thief via TMZ

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The $150,000 Oscar gown worn by actress Lupita Nyong’o that was stolen two days ago was returned on Friday by the thief, who tipped off celebrity news site TMZ.com after finding out that the pearls on … Continue reading

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Lupita Nyong’o’s $150,000 Oscars dress stolen from hotel

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (Reuters) – The $150,000 pearl-studded, custom-made Calvin Klein dress worn by Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o at this year’s Academy Awards has been stolen, police said on Thursday. The gown, embellished with 6,000 natural white pearls, was stolen … Continue reading

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‘The Girl on the Train’ tops U.S. bestsellers list for fifth week

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The debut thriller by author Paula Hawkins, “The Girl on the Train,” held tight to the No. 1 spot on the U.S. bestsellers list on Thursday for the fifth consecutive week. Data from independent and chain … Continue reading

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Oscars still top draw for advertisers despite fickle ratings

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The number of people who watched Sunday’s Oscars was down and the critics were less than impressed, but Hollywood’s biggest night is still a top draw for television advertisers. This year’s telecast – which producers believed … Continue reading

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Film producer betting musical of ‘Finding Neverland’ will fly on Broadway

NEW YORK (Reuters) – “Finding Neverland,” Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein’s first hands-on foray into musical theater and which follows the British family that inspired Scottish playwright J.M. Barrie’s classic children tale “Peter Pan,” has staked its place on Broadway. … Continue reading

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‘Doctor Zhivago’ musical brings epic love story to Broadway

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fifty years after Omar Sharif and Julie Christie captivated audiences in David Lean’s Oscar-winning epic film “Doctor Zhivago,” the musical adaptation of the love story set during the upheaval of the Russian Revolution will open on … Continue reading

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