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VIENNA (AP) — Opera star Vesselina Kasarova has been injured after two men tried to rob her and has canceled her appearances at an Austrian music festival. A statement on the website of the festival in the alpine city of Innsbruck says the men tried to take Kasarova's purse. It...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It is one of Rio's most renowned favelas, the Cidade de Deus made infamous in a film that helped cement a stereotype of the other side of the "Marvelous City" that is host of the Olympic Games — one where ghettos are ruled by drug lords and baby-faced...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — As "The People v. O.J. Simpson" rides the high of its 22 Emmy nominations, the writing team behind season two is hard at work on scripts for the next installment of the FX anthology series, which focuses on Hurricane Katrina. "We want the events that...
NEW YORK (AP) — At Disney, content is king. The media conglomerate's studio entertainment, including popular films such as the animated "Finding Dory," ''The Jungle Book" and the Marvel saga "Captain America: Civil War," helped boost the company's third-quarter profit above...
HONOLULU (AP) — A Maui ukulele player who unwittingly sang a duet with reggae artist Matisyahu will be performing with the singer in Hollywood. But making the opportunity happen required help from Maui's top prosecutor and public defenders. A judge is allowing Clint Alama to fly...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A hearing on Amber Heard's allegations that Johnny Depp physically abused her is expected to last up to a week, prompting a judge Tuesday to delay its start. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carl H. Moor ruled Tuesday that the hearing will begin Aug. 17, two...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — W. Carter Merbreier, who helmed the beloved local children's TV show "Captain Noah and his Magical Ark," died Tuesday after a short illness. He was 90. He died at his home in Audubon, in suburban Philadelphia, said his former station, WPVI-TV. The station has...
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday July 29, to Thursday August 4, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. UNITED STATES 1. Emmalyn, "#FreeT(asterisk...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Television viewers know there's a mind-boggling array of shows to attempt to watch. John Landgraf, the chief executive of FX Networks, predicted change is coming but not until the number of scripted series peaks at about 500 per year. With a greater...