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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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U.S. politics takes center stage at Latin Grammys

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Enrique Iglesias and Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler were the big winners at the annual Latin Grammys on Thursday in a ceremony where U.S. immigration politics played a prominent role. Iglesias won three Latin Grammys, including song … Continue reading

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U.S. politics takes center stage at Latin Grammys

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Enrique Iglesias and Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler were the big winners at the annual Latin Grammys on Thursday in a ceremony where U.S. immigration politics played a prominent role. Iglesias won three Latin Grammys, including song … Continue reading

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Director Peter Sellars

LONDON (Reuters) – Peter Sellars’s new opera opens with a drug addict banging her head against the bars of a prison cell in what the American director says conceptualises a woman’s version of the Passion. To be seen at the … Continue reading

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Mike Nichols, award-winning American director, dies at 83

(Reuters) – Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of influential films such as “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” “The Graduate,” and “Carnal Knowledge,” died on Wednesday at age 83. The prolific director passed … Continue reading

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‘SNL’ comedian Cecily Strong to entertain White House correspondents’ dinner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” comedian Cecily Strong will headline the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, Washington’s annual mixer attended by members of the media, celebrities and the U.S. president. The association said on Wednesday that Strong, … Continue reading

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A Minute With: Christoph Waltz on being a ‘Horrible Boss’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – As Colonel Hans Landa in Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglourious Basterds,” Christoph Waltz embodied an unsettling charm and cruelty, unleashing terror while maintaining his manners and securing an Oscar in the process. In “Horrible Bosses 2,” out in … Continue reading

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U2′s Bono fitted with metal plates, screws after bike accident

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bono, frontman of the Irish rock group U2, required hours of surgery for fractures to his face and shoulder blade and to have metal plates inserted in his arm after a cycling accident in New York’s … Continue reading

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Taylor Swift’s ’1989′ tops U.S. Billboard album chart again

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Taylor Swift’s “1989″ topped the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart for the third consecutive week on Wednesday. The most pop-oriented turn from the onetime country singer sold 312,000 copies last week, according to figures compiled by … Continue reading

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