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Sold-out Cosby show goes ahead amid sex assault claims

MELBOURNE Fla./LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Bill Cosby played a sold-out comedy show on Friday in Florida, despite a wave of sexual assault allegations this week that prompted the cancellation of several upcoming shows and two major studios to halt projects … Continue reading

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Los Angeles mayor presses China to allow more Hollywood films

BEIJING (Reuters) – A flurry of private Chinese investment into Hollywood should prompt Beijing to loosen its restrictions on U.S. film imports, the mayor of Los Angeles said in China on Friday as he urged officials to raise the country’s … Continue reading

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Glenn Close heads all-star cast in revival of ‘A Delicate Balance’

NEW YORK (Reuters) – After a 20-year absence triple-Tony winner Glenn Close returned to Broadway in a revival of Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, “A Delicate Balance,” a production that elicited an uneven response from critics who found it … Continue reading

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Bill Cosby loses Las Vegas show after sex assault claims

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Comedian Bill Cosby and a Las Vegas casino on Friday called off a show scheduled for next week, in another blow to his career after several women publicly alleged the entertainer sexually assaulted them decades ago. … Continue reading

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James Cagney’s ‘Yankee Doodle Dandy’ Oscar fails to sell

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – James Cagney’s best actor Oscar statuette for the 1942 musical film “Yankee Doodle Dandy” went unsold at auction in Los Angeles, in a rare offering of film’s top award. Auction house Nate D. Sanders said on … Continue reading

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Actor Dwight Henry eyed in New Orleans killing after arrest for theft

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Dwight Henry, a baker-turned-actor who rose to prominence with his debut performance in the Oscar-nominated 2012 movie “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” is facing scrutiny from prosecutors who say they are not sure why he avoided charges … Continue reading

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Judge dismisses ‘American Idol’ racial bias lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by 10 black male contestants on “American Idol” who accused the singing competition show, its producers, sponsors, and the Fox television network of racial discrimination. The plaintiffs, who … Continue reading

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Judge dismisses ‘American Idol’ racial bias lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by 10 black male contestants on “American Idol” who accused the singing competition show, its producers, sponsors, and the Fox television network of racial discrimination. The plaintiffs, who … Continue reading

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Cosby comedy gigs to go on in midst of swirling allegations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – All three of Bill Cosby’s live comedy shows in November will proceed as planned, venue organizers said on Thursday, despite mounting allegations from multiple women saying the comedian sexually assaulted them decades ago. Cosby will perform … Continue reading

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Cosby comedy gigs to go on in midst of swirling allegations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – All three of Bill Cosby’s live comedy shows in November will proceed as planned, venue organizers said on Thursday, despite mounting allegations from multiple women saying the comedian sexually assaulted them decades ago. Cosby will perform … Continue reading

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