Entertainment

'The Hitman's Bodyguard' outdoes 'Logan Lucky' at box office
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Critics loved "Logan Lucky" and gave a big collective shrug to "The Hitman's Bodyguard," but when it came to the test of the marketplace, audiences went their own way. The two action flicks faced off this weekend, and "The Hitman's Bodyguard" emerged the victor with a
Jerry Lewis, Hollywood survivor, showman, dies at 91
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis epitomized what it meant to be a survivor in Hollywood. Through ups and downs in popularity, health troubles and weight fluctuations and the sorts of seismic shifts that take place over decades in the entertainment industry, Lewis always figured out a way to
Musician Athif passes away
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Popular musician, Ahmed Athif has passed away. His death has been confirmed to “Sun” by a source close to the family. Athif has a long record of service at Maldives National Defense Force. He rose to popularity as a key member of MNDF’s music band, The Cops Band. He was working as
Can't be there? How to watch solar eclipse on TV, online
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If you can't witness the total solar eclipse in person, you can still see it online or via TV. Here are some of the viewing options: (All times EDT) — NASA will offer hours of coverage online and on NASA Television beginning at noon. It plans livestreaming of the eclipse beginning at 1 p.m.
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week,
Taylor Swift left 'a blank space, baby' on social media
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NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift had a "blank space, baby" across social media Friday — and Swifties went wild. There was no immediate word from the Swift camp on what happened, but the "Blank Space" pop star is known for promotional trickery on her social streams ahead of major music
Cruise ankle break halts 'Mission: Impossible 6' production
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Production has shut down on "Mission: Impossible 6" due to star Tom Cruise's broken ankle. Paramount Pictures said Wednesday that production will go on hiatus while Cruise makes a full recovery. Cruise broke his ankle while performing a stunt for the film during its
Yonder Music to build world-class recording studio in Maldives
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CEO of mobile-only Yonder Music, Adam Kidron has said that they will built and international recording studio in Maldives by the end of the year. Yonder Music was introduced to the Maldives last night, by the telecommunication company, Dhiraagu. Speaking at the launch ceremony of the Yonder
Game of Thrones: What you don't know could get you killed
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Samwell Tarly knows more than the maesters of the Citadel. Littlefinger knows more than Arya. And Bran knows more than anyone in "Game of Thrones." The imbalance in knowledge is what economists call "asymmetric information" — when one party in a transaction knows more than
$28.75 charge to visit Elvis' grave during vigil upsets fans
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — For nearly four decades, fans of the late singer Elvis Presley have made a solemn procession past his grave at his Graceland mansion during the annual candlelight vigil commemorating his death, without paying a penny. This year, on the 40th anniversary of the rock 'n'
Swift sends flowers to Denver company that supported her
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NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift is returning the love to a Denver company that created colorful signs out of Post-its of her song lyrics like "Fearless" and "Begin Again" in its windows during her trial. The singer sent the team at Craftsy, an online site for crafts, an assortment of flowers
Swift justice: Jury takes Taylor's side in groping lawsuit
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DENVER (AP) — Four years after Taylor Swift tried to handle her groping allegation against a radio station DJ quietly, the pop superstar got a very public victory Monday with a jury's verdict that she hoped would inspire other women. Jurors in U.S. District Court in Denver deliberated fewer
Netflix wins 'Scandal' creator Rhimes in blow to Disney, ABC
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NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix has lured Shonda Rhimes, the well-regarded creator of TV series "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," from ABC — announcing its scoop just days after ABC owner Disney laid out plans to pull programming from Netflix. Netflix said Rhimes' Shondaland production company is
Leaked email shows HBO negotiating with hackers
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BOSTON (AP) — Hackers this week released an email from HBO in which the company expressed willingness to pay them $250,000 as part of a negotiation over data swiped from HBO's servers. The July 27 email was sent by John Beyler, an HBO executive who thanked the hackers for "making us aware" of
Bruno Mars donates $1M from concert to Flint water crisis
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NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars said Saturday he is donating $1 million from his Michigan concert to aid those affected by the Flint water crisis. The Grammy-winning star told the audience at his show in Auburn Hills, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Detroit, that he and tour promoter Live