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HOUSTON (Reuters) - Former first lady Barbara Bush was remembered at her funeral on Saturday as a fo...
(Reuters) - Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, already facing an invasion-of-privacy trial next month ...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Leaders of the student-led anti-gun movement, who inspired classroom walkout...
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STRANGE NEWS
AACHEN, Germany (Reuters) - Supermarket shoppers in the western German city of Aachen have stepped o...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Behind the apartment's curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hoo...
DURHAM, N.C. (Reuters) - Kristin Barnaby, a self-described arachnophobe, found a way to overcome wha...
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
(Reuters) - It has taken a decade, but Mandy Meloon, a two-time taekwondo world champion thrown off ...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The coaching couple who helped turn the U.S. women's gymnastics team into a glo...
(Reuters) - Karolina Pliskova and Petra Kvitova won their opening singles matches to give Czech Repu...
FINANCE NEWS
NEW YORK (Reuters) - One of the year's most popular events for fund managers, the Sohn Investment Co...
(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co will pay $1 billion to settle with U.S. regulators who say the bank wro...
BOSTON (Reuters) - An estimated 24 percent of the world's exchange-traded funds and 15 percent of mu...