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    Bill Murray film's use of famed U.S. horse racing phrase draws lawsuit


    U.S. horse racing announcer Dave Johnson, who called Triple Crown races for ABC television for two decades, on Wednesday sued the makers of Bill Murray's 2014 film "St. Vincent" for using his signature phrase "and down the stretch they come" without...

    U.S. horse racing announcer Dave Johnson, who called Triple Crown races for ABC television for two decades, on Wednesday sued the makers of Bill Murray's 2014 film "St. Vincent" for using his signature phrase "and down the stretch they come" without permission.

    Open that door? Netflix explores choose-your-own horror, romance


    A Netflix Inc experiment that began with viewers picking a movie character's breakfast cereal may expand to letting the audience choose the best on-screen date or the safest path to escape an ax murderer. ...

    A Netflix Inc experiment that began with viewers picking a movie character's breakfast cereal may expand to letting the audience choose the best on-screen date or the safest path to escape an ax murderer.

    Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes east of Luganville, Vanuatu: USGS


    A quake of magnitude 6.3 struck 64 kms east of Luganville on the coast of Espiritu Santo, the largest island in Vanuatu, on Wednesday at a depth of 123 kms, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. ...

    A quake of magnitude 6.3 struck 64 kms east of Luganville on the coast of Espiritu Santo, the largest island in Vanuatu, on Wednesday at a depth of 123 kms, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

    London Harry Potter studio tour expands with Gringotts Bank


    Run by goblins and boasting secure vaults guarded by a dragon, Gringotts Bank is where witches and wizards come to store their money and treasures in the magical world of Harry Potter. ...

    Run by goblins and boasting secure vaults guarded by a dragon, Gringotts Bank is where witches and wizards come to store their money and treasures in the magical world of Harry Potter.

    Jay-Z, Miley Cyrus, The Killers among Woodstock 50 lineup


    Rapper Jay-Z, singer Miley Cyrus and rockers The Killers are among the stars booked to perform at an event marking the 50th anniversary in August of the Woodstock festival, one of popular music's most historic moments. ...

    Rapper Jay-Z, singer Miley Cyrus and rockers The Killers are among the stars booked to perform at an event marking the 50th anniversary in August of the Woodstock festival, one of popular music's most historic moments.

    Publishers sue Peloton for using songs by Katy Perry, Rihanna, Timberlake, others


    Publishers representing the writers of songs by Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood and hundreds of other artists sued Peloton Interactive Inc on Tuesday, accusing the maker of video-streaming stationary bicycles of...

    Publishers representing the writers of songs by Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood and hundreds of other artists sued Peloton Interactive Inc on Tuesday, accusing the maker of video-streaming stationary bicycles of copyright infringement.

    American fans eagerly expect Meghan and Harry's baby


    Fascination, pride and the best soap opera in the world have many Americans eagerly awaiting the impending birth of Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle's first child. ...

    Fascination, pride and the best soap opera in the world have many Americans eagerly awaiting the impending birth of Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle's first child.

    Rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis in rehab following stroke


    Rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has been discharged from a hospital to a rehabilitation center in Memphis, Tennessee, two weeks after suffering a stroke, his publicist said on Monday, quoting his doctor as saying Lewis is expected to fully...

    Rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has been discharged from a hospital to a rehabilitation center in Memphis, Tennessee, two weeks after suffering a stroke, his publicist said on Monday, quoting his doctor as saying Lewis is expected to fully recover.

    Warner Bros CEO Kevin Tsujihara resigns as AT&T probes 'mistakes'


    Kevin Tsujihara has resigned as the head of Warner Bros as one of Hollywood's most powerful studios investigates a report that he improperly helped an actress obtain roles at the studio. ...

    Kevin Tsujihara has resigned as the head of Warner Bros as one of Hollywood's most powerful studios investigates a report that he improperly helped an actress obtain roles at the studio.

    Louis Vuitton pulls Michael Jackson-themed items from collection


    French fashion house Louis Vuitton has pulled Michael Jackson-themed items from its 2019 summer menswear collection following a documentary about alleged child abuse by the late pop star. ...

    French fashion house Louis Vuitton has pulled Michael Jackson-themed items from its 2019 summer menswear collection following a documentary about alleged child abuse by the late pop star.

    Dick Dale, surf guitar pioneer, dies at 81


    Dick Dale, who became known as "king of the surf guitar" with a twangy rapid-fire, reverb-heavy sound that he said recreated what he heard in his head while riding the waves, has died at 81, his former bass player Sam Bolle told Reuters. ...

    Dick Dale, who became known as "king of the surf guitar" with a twangy rapid-fire, reverb-heavy sound that he said recreated what he heard in his head while riding the waves, has died at 81, his former bass player Sam Bolle told Reuters.

    Box Office: 'Captain Marvel' conquers again with $69 million


    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Newcomers were no match for Disney's "Captain Marvel" at the domestic box office. The superhero blockbuster soared past the competition, bringing in $69 million in its second weekend of release. ...

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Newcomers were no match for Disney's "Captain Marvel" at the domestic box office. The superhero blockbuster soared past the competition, bringing in $69 million in its second weekend of release.

    Red Hot Chili Peppers rock Egypt's pyramids


    Californian group Red Hot Chili Peppers played in front of Egypt's great pyramids of Giza on Friday, entertaining more than 10,000 people at the site and many more over a livestream link. ...

    Californian group Red Hot Chili Peppers played in front of Egypt's great pyramids of Giza on Friday, entertaining more than 10,000 people at the site and many more over a livestream link.

    Pimco says some staff used 'legitimate' services of college scandal mastermind


    The figure at the center of the U.S. college cheating scandal spoke twice in the past decade at events hosted by Pacific Investment Management Co (Pimco), one of the world's largest asset managers whose former chief executive is ensnared in the fraud,...

    The figure at the center of the U.S. college cheating scandal spoke twice in the past decade at events hosted by Pacific Investment Management Co (Pimco), one of the world's largest asset managers whose former chief executive is ensnared in the fraud, the company said on Friday.

    Pimco says some staff used 'legitimate' services of college scandal mastermind


    The figure at the center of the U.S. college cheating scandal spoke twice in the past decade at events hosted by Pacific Investment Management Co (Pimco), one of the world's largest asset managers whose former chief executive is ensnared in the fraud,...

    The figure at the center of the U.S. college cheating scandal spoke twice in the past decade at events hosted by Pacific Investment Management Co (Pimco), one of the world's largest asset managers whose former chief executive is ensnared in the fraud, the company said on Friday.

    A little love on the campaign trail - Rosario Dawson dating Cory Booker


    Actress Rosario Dawson, whose film credits include "Rent" and "Men in Black II," has confirmed reports she is dating U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Cory Booker, calling him "a wonderful human being" who she loves and admires. ...

    Actress Rosario Dawson, whose film credits include "Rent" and "Men in Black II," has confirmed reports she is dating U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Cory Booker, calling him "a wonderful human being" who she loves and admires.

    TPG Rise founder leaves firm in wake of U.S. college admissions scandal


    TPG Capital senior executive Bill McGlashan on Thursday left the private equity firm after he was charged in connection with a U.S. college fraud scheme that has ensnared Hollywood celebrities and corporate elite. ...

    TPG Capital senior executive Bill McGlashan on Thursday left the private equity firm after he was charged in connection with a U.S. college fraud scheme that has ensnared Hollywood celebrities and corporate elite.

    Advantage Lithium replaces CEO in wake of college admissions scandal


    Advantage Lithium Corp said on Thursday it has temporarily replaced Chief Executive David Sidoo as he battles U.S. fraud charges connected to a sweeping college admissions scandal. ...

    Advantage Lithium Corp said on Thursday it has temporarily replaced Chief Executive David Sidoo as he battles U.S. fraud charges connected to a sweeping college admissions scandal.

    Celebrities lose work, students sue U.S. colleges in admissions scandal


    Hollywood actress Lori Loughlin was dropped by a TV network and her daughter lost a sponsorship deal on Thursday, while students sued prestigious universities in growing fallout from a massive college bribery scandal. ...

    Hollywood actress Lori Loughlin was dropped by a TV network and her daughter lost a sponsorship deal on Thursday, while students sued prestigious universities in growing fallout from a massive college bribery scandal.