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1 hr ago | Reuters

Shakira's hit song ripped off Dominican artist: N.Y. judge

A federal judge has found that a hit 2010 song by Colombian pop star Shakira copied a Dominican songwriter's work.


Related Topix: Sony Music Entertainment, Music

5 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

LA to settle police-death lawsuit for $5 million

The City Council on Wednesday voted to pay $5 million to the family of an unarmed, disabled man was killed by police in a shooting captured on live television.


Related Topix: Fox Filmed Entertainment

9 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Elizabeth Vargas, Marc Cohn divorcing: report

Elizabeth Vargas and Marc Cohn attend the premiere of 'Promised Land' in happier times in December 2012 in New York.


Related Topix: 20/20, Entertainment, Television, Startups, Publishing, News, IGN Entertainment, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

13 hrs ago | Channel3000

Social media deals with James Foley beheading

ISIS militants claim to have executed American journalist James Foley in retaliation for U.S. air strikes in Iraq.


Related Topix: Journalism, Startups, Publishing, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

15 hrs ago | SavannahNow

No-fly list rules get changes

This photo taken in 2011 shows Abe Mashal posing for a photo at his home in St. Charles, Ill.


Related Topix: St. Charles, IL, Publishing, Hollinger International

20 hrs ago | Breckenridge American

111-year-old from Japan recognized as oldest man

Sakari Momoi, a 111-year-old Japanese retired educator, poses for a photo after receiving a certificate from a Guinness World Records official, left, in Tokyo Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.


Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, News, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

23 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Designer sues Barnes & Noble over backpack profits

The Daily News reports the school had assigned Rubio to enter Barnes & Noble's "Back to Campus" contest.


Related Topix: Barnes & Noble, Retail, Barnes and Noble, Startups, Publishing, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

Fresh reality TV was last week's big Nielsens draw

A double whammy of "America's Got Talent" gave NBC the week's two most-watched shows, and a triple helping of CBS' "Big Brother" rounded out the bottom of last week's Top 10, according to Nielsen figures released Tuesday.


Related Topix: Univision Communications, Television, IGN Entertainment, Seattle, WA

The Daily Democrat

Taylor Swift takes fans home for pizza party

Fans who attended Swift's livestream event on Monday, where she announced details concerning her new album, were invited to the singer's New York City apartment.


Related Topix: Taylor Swift, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Salt Lake City, UT, Entertainment

Monterey County Herald

Afghanistan bars NYT reporter from leaving country

Afghanistan's attorney general has barred a New York Times correspondent from leaving the country because of a story in which he reported that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won the recent presidential election, a spokesman said Tuesday.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Publishing, New Times,

Groton Landmark

Massachusetts man finds bloody stranger in home

A Massachusetts man who fell asleep in a chair in his living room over the weekend got quite the surprise when he woke up - a bloody stranger asleep on the couch.


Related Topix: Marlborough, MA, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Myrtle Beach Online

Both sides of casino debate ready campaign moves

A pro-casino group called the "Committee to Protect Massachusetts Jobs" said Monday that they've been planning their campaign for the past three weeks and expect to launch "an extensive ground effort throughout the fall."


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Gaming, Penn National Gaming, Hotels, House Party, MGM Mirage, Longmeadow, MA, East Longmeadow, MA

Whittier Daily News

a Spider-Man,a a Only Lovers Left Alivea and a Boardwalk Empirea now on DVD

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Tilda Swinton, left, and Tom Hiddleston in a scene from "Only Lovers Left Alive."


Related Topix: Spider-Man, Thriller, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Activision, Beenox, Video Games, Sony Pictures Classics, Spider-Man 2, Tobey Maguire, Celebrities, Kirsten Dunst

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Brandon Sun

Police: 2 boys arrested after plotting mass shooting at their Southern California high school

Two teenage boys were arrested Monday after making specific plans to kill three staffers then gun down as many students as possible at their Southern California high school, police said.


Related Topix: Education Etc., South Pasadena, CA, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson set for DC Comics film

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson says he will play a role in an upcoming DC Comics movie adaption but has yet to decide between superhero Shazam and his arch-nemesis Black Adam.


Related Topix: Dwayne Johnson, Publishing, DC Comics, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, East Hanover, NJ, Opinion

Deming Headlight

'Ninja Turtles' kicks out box-office competition

The Paramount Pictures release took in $28.5 million in its second week, besting the Fox buddy comedy "Let's Be Cops," Lionsgate's poor-performing action-hero smorgasbord "The Expendables 3" and the Weinstein Co.'


Related Topix: Paramount Pictures, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Source: Craig Ferguson to launch new talk show

The outgoing host of CBS' "The Late Late Show" would introduce his half-hour syndicated series on stations in a slot just before prime time, according to a source with knowledge of the deal who spoke on the condition of anonymity because that person wasn't authorized to comment publicly.


Related Topix: The Late Late Show, Entertainment, Television, CBS, Showtime Networks, Coeur d'Alene, ID

WQEN-FM Birmingham

What's Behind Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez's Latest Reunion?

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez got back together for what seems like the billionth time over the weekend.


Related Topix: Fox Filmed Entertainment, Celebrities, Ryan Seacrest


UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

The settlement also includes prevention of one of its consulting units from taking on certain assignments from New York-regulated banks for two years, the New York Times reported, citing sources close to the matter.


Related Topix: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Financial Services, Accounting, Publishing, New Times, Life, Food, Fast Food, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, News Corporation

The Daily Democrat

NBC's Brian Williams taking on new competition

Wearing shades as he walked back to work following a pizza lunch recently, Brian Williams ducked into Rockefeller Center and passed a tour guide who noted the celebrity sighting to his group: "Ladies and gentlemen, there's Tom Brokaw."


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, Tom Brokaw, NBC Nightly News, CBS, Showtime Networks


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