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NEW YORK (AP) — President Thomas J. Whitmore, famed speech-maker and defender of the planet from aliens, has the kind of poll numbers Hilary or Donald dream about. In "Independence Day: Resurgence," Bill Pullman will reprise his much loved president from the 1996 original. His...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas medical examiner says the two young daughters of an internationally known pianist likely died of asphyxia. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram ( http://bit.ly/1TzJh1u ) reports that the Tarrant County medical examiner's office released the autopsy...
MADRID (AP) — Workers laying pipes in a southern Spanish park have unearthed a 600-kilogram (1,300-pound) trove of Roman coins in what culture officials say is a unique historic discovery. The Seville Archaeological Museum said the construction workers came across 19 amphoras...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, creators of the stirring musicals "Les Miserables" and "Miss Saigon," are once again reworking their show "Martin Guerre" and hope to put it in an opera house with its original ending. The Tony Award-winning duo, who are...
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin's spokesman has denounced nationalist demonstrators who threw green liquid on a prominent Russian novelist. The Thursday attack occurred outside a central Moscow theater where the Memorial civil rights organization was holding an awards ceremony for...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas medical examiner says the two young daughters of an internationally known pianist likely died of asphyxia. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram ( http://bit.ly/1TzJh1u ) reports that the Tarrant County medical examiner's office released the autopsy...
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — A rare piece of movie memorabilia from Prince's 1984 classic film "Purple Rain" is hitting the auction block. Prince donned the black-and-white blazer with leather sleeves while riding a motorcycle with co-star Apollonia Kotero. "It's definitely the most...
NEW YORK (AP) — Digital TV listing company Rovi is buying TiVo in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $1.1 billion. Rovi Corp. said Friday that it will pay $10.70 in cash and stock for each TiVo Inc. share. Rovi will pay $2.75 per share in cash, or about $277 million. The rest...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith are adding their star power to President Barack Obama's initiative to boost opportunities for vulnerable young Americans. The Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation said Friday it will launch a "Careers in Entertainment Tour...