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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Miley Cyrus was sued for $300 million on Tuesday by a Jamaican songwriter who said the pop singer’s 2013 smash “We Can’t Stop” closely resembles a song he recorded 25 years earlier, and that she is infringing his copyright. FILE PHOTO: Singer Miley Cyrus performs during the 2018 MusiCares Person of
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Even royals, it seems, may suffer from the gender pay gap. Actor Claire Foy, who plays Queen Elizabeth II, attends the premiere of “The Crown” Season 2 in London, Britain, November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Simon Dawson British actress Claire Foy, who starred as a young Queen Elizabeth in the critically acclaimed Netflix
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(Reuters) – New York’s Metropolitan Opera said on Monday that it had fired its longtime conductor and musical director James Levine after an inquiry found“credible evidence” to support accusations against him of sexual misconduct. Metropolitan Opera (MET) musical director James Levine is shown in Japan in this 2001 photo provided by the MET April 14,
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(Reuters) – In its much-anticipated filing to go public last month, Spotify revealed revenue growth was outpacing costs, suggesting the music streaming service was striking deals with the music industry that defeat the central tension in its business model. Headphones are seen in front of a logo of online music streaming service Spotify in this
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LONDON (Reuters) – British comedian Ken Dodd, well-known to the country’s television audiences for his spiky hair, buck teeth and “tickling stick”, has died aged 90, his publicist said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Entertainer Ken Dodd poses for photographers after being made a Knight Bachelor of the British Empire by Britain’s Prince William at an
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Comedy-thriller “Thoroughbreds” may star two relative newcomers and an unknown director but it arrives in U.S. movie theaters on Friday to the kind of reviews enjoyed by veterans. The independent movie stars British-raised actresses Anya Taylor-Joy and Olivia Cooke as upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut who rekindle a childhood friendship
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Flanked by two Storm Troopers, “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday with the enthusiasm and humility that has endeared him to fans four decades after his first turn as Luke Skywalker. Hamill, 66, was introduced by “Star Wars” actor Harrison Ford
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The O.J. Simpson double murder case returns to U.S. television on Sunday with a 2006 interview that producers say will give viewers an unprecedented glimpse into the mind of the former football star. O.J. Simpson reacts during his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada, U.S., July 20, 2017.
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A month after “Black Panther” showcased black excellence in the form of a superhero movie, “A Wrinkle in Time” is hoping to do the same through a beloved American children’s novel. Cast member Reese Witherspoon. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Directed by Ava DuVernay, the Disney movie transforms author Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 tale of
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