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Sylvester Stallone 'categorically disputes' claim of 1990s sexual assault

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 2:47pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Sylvester Stallone on Thursday denied an accusation that he raped a woman in the 1990s and said the allegation was "completely fabricated."

Facebook, Universal Music strike multi-year licensing deal

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 11:01am
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc and Universal Music Group signed a global agreement that will give users access to Universal's music catalogs to be used in videos uploaded across the social media network as well as Instagram and Oculus.

Daniel Day-Lewis bows out with twisted romance 'Phantom Thread'

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 7:35am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Director Paul Thomas Anderson calls his movie "Phantom Thread" a romance, but its star Daniel Day-Lewis said that filming it made him so sad he decided to quit acting.

UK's Prince Harry and fiancée Meghan Markle release engagement pictures

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 6:55am
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry and his American fiancée Meghan Markle have released a series of portraits by New York-based fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski to mark their engagement.

Netflix aims to make 'Bright' a living room blockbuster

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 5:04am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix Inc's new movie "Bright" features the key ingredients of a Hollywood blockbuster: an A-list actor, an experienced director, and special effects that light up the screen during shootouts and car chases.

Robot DJ puts the tech into techno for Czech clubbers

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 4:22am
PRAGUE (Reuters) - These days artificial intelligence is so advanced that robots trade shares, make restaurants suggestions and diagnose diseases. But can a robot get a dance floor jumping?

Wailing fans bid farewell to South Korean singer, officials flag suicide concerns

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 2:49am
SEOUL (Reuters) - Grief-stricken fans braved Seoul's winter cold on Thursday to bid farewell to Kim Jong-hyun, the lead singer of top South Korean boy band SHINee, but his apparent suicide fueled health officials' concern about copycat bids.

Wailing fans bid farewell to lead singer of South Korean boy band SHINee

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 12:01am
SEOUL (Reuters) - Grief-stricken fans braved Seoul's winter cold on Thursday to bid farewell to Kim Jong-hyun, the lead singer of top South Korean boy band SHINee, who died in hospital in a suspected suicide.

Venus Williams will not be charged in Florida fatal accident: report

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 6:06pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Tennis star Venus Williams will not face any criminal charges in relation to a June fatal traffic accident she was involved in near her Florida residence, the Sun-Sentinel newspaper reported on Wednesday, quoting police.

Disney backs Fox's request for more data protection in antitrust trial

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 6:01pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co joined Twenty-First Century Fox Inc on Wednesday in asking the judge hearing AT&T Inc's antitrust case to strengthen an order aimed at keeping its data private if it is used at trial next year.

Chilled music: performer makes instruments out of ice

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 10:27am
LONDON (Reuters) - While most musicians seek to avoid a frosty reception at concerts, for Norwegian composer and performer Terje Isungset a chilly feeling is nothing to fear: he performs with instruments he makes himself out of ice.

Feminism and press freedom come together in 'The Post'

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 9:26am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Steven Spielberg's movie "The Post" is being hailed as a timely reminder about press freedom, democracy, whistle-blowing and government lies.

Lady Gaga heads for Las Vegas concert residency

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 4:31pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop star Lady Gaga is swapping touring for a two-year stint in Las Vegas, joining the likes of music divas Celine Dion, Britney Spears and Shania Twain who have recently taken up concert residencies in the entertainment mecca.

U.S. Justice Department loses music licensing appeal

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 2:08pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that music licensing giant BMI did not have to abide by the Obama administration's more restrictive interpretation of how royalties should be collected.

France pulls Marquis de Sade erotic novel from auction

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 12:30pm
PARIS (Reuters) - The auction of one of the world's earliest and most sordid erotic novels -- the Marquis de Sade's "120 Days of Sodom" -- has been halted after the French state declared it a national treasure and said it could not be sold to a foreign buyer.

'Downsizing' puts microscope on environment, immigration and humanity

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 7:43am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When filmmaker Alexander Payne and his writing partner came up with the idea in 2006 of a future in which humans could opt to be five inches tall to live better lives, little did they know how timely the story would be in 2017.

Plummer brings on the charm in reshot 'All the Money in the World'

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 3:46pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When director Ridley Scott decided to remove Kevin Spacey from his film "All the Money in the World" and reshoot it with Christopher Plummer, he did not just pull off an extraordinary feat.

ESPN President Skipper resigns to deal with substance addiction

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 12:32pm
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's John Skipper resigned on Monday as president of ESPN, the company's most important network, due to a problem with addiction.

Luke Bryan's 'What Makes You Country' debuts at No. 1 on Billboard

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 12:00pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Luke Bryan's "What Makes You Country" album debuted in the top spot this week on the Billboard 200 chart, giving the country singer his fourth No. 1 album.

ESPN President John Skipper resigns to deal with substance addiction

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 10:52am
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's John Skipper on Monday resigned from his role as ESPN president and co-chairman of the Disney Media Networks, citing substance addiction problem.