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(Reuters) - Michael Zeiler packed his portable toilet then headed out on a 10-hour drive from New M...
(Reuters) - As communities across the United States redouble efforts to remove Confederate monuments...
WASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy has removed the two senior officers and the senior enlist...
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STRANGE NEWS
MARACAIBO, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela authorities are investigating the theft of animals from a...
MALMEDY, Belgium (Reuters) - A Belgian town honored its 22-year-old tradition of making a giant omel...
EDINBURGH (Reuters) - A retelling of Britain's vote to leave the European Union and its dramatic pol...
Entertainment
Today's Movie Headlines
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About three-quarters of film characters were white last year, which was in line with annual totals over the previous five years, according to the study, conducted by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. But in its evaluation of 3,932 speaking ...

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Bullock, 50, had a big hit last year with the space thriller film "Gravity," which won seven Academy Awards including best director for Alfonso Cuaron, and made more than $716 million worldwide. The best actress Oscar winner in 2010 for "The Blind Side," Bullock jumped from ...

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The film's strong beginning, however, isn't likely to jumpstart a lackluster summer box office season. The 3D movie, which stars lesser-known characters in Disney's Marvel comic book universe, added $66.4 million from international markets, for a global debut of $160.4 million, Disney said on ...

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"Guardians," the newest franchise from the Disney-owned Marvel universe, follows a rogue band of misfits on an intergalactic space adventure. As the Guardians try to save the galaxy from a planet-destroying orb coveted by evil warlords, they may also "save the summer" for a ...

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Those ubiquitous Angry Birds flew from the mobile screen to the toy store, hooked up with Hollywood, and are headed back to the digital world thanks to the telepod. That is toymaker Hasbro Inc's answer to merging the physical and digital worlds of children's play in what ...

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Michael Rossato-Bennett initially thought it was the worst job he had ever taken. The filmmaker was flabbergasted when he entered a nursing home on a commission to film a few clips for a website.

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"Sharknado 2," which aired on Wednesday and reunited leading stars Tara Reid and Ian Ziering from last year's campy hit "Sharknado," drew 3.9 million viewers to become Syfy's most-watched original movie. The network added that the film also attracted 1.6 million viewers in ...

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The agreement with Bay's production company Platinum Dunes starts immediately and was expanded to include Bay Films, Paramount said. Bay has directed and produced films such as "Pearl Harbor," "Armageddon," and the "Transformers" series.

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PARIS (Reuters) - In a shabby cinema tucked away in a backstreet of central Paris, a crowd of aging devotees are putting up quiet resistance to the might of on-line pornography. Faced with the onslaught of the Web and its thousands of sex sites catering to every taste, "Le Beverley" ...

Drew, who made more than 100 films on social issues, politics and the arts during a career that spanned more than five decades, died peacefully surrounded by children and friends. "He had been declining for some time and it was not completely unexpected," his son, Thatcher Drew, said.

SPORTS NEWS
Durant won't go to White House to visit Trump
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:08:06 -0400
(The Sports Xchange) - If the Golden State Warriors are invited to White House, Kevin Durant said he...
(Reuters) - With his superfight against Conor McGregor a little over a week away, Floyd Mayweather s...
ZURICH (Reuters) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has imposed a four-year ban on Russian ...
FINANCE NEWS
LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) - "I'm here to send you the regards of the Federal Chancellor. I am entitled...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two lawyers appointed to senior jobs at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Comm...
BOSTON (Reuters) - Investor William Ackman said on Wednesday his hedge fund had bought and sold a st...