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Universal Orlando unveils virtual reality Halloween show
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As you enter the dark set — an old library from the 1700s filled with ancient artifacts — at Universal Orlando Resort's new Halloween experience, it's obvious you're in for a creepy time. The actor playing a librarian flips from quirky to spooky as he warns of a deadly
'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the edgy and enduring TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," died Wednesday. She was 93. Nixon died at a Haverford, Pennsylvania, physical rehabilitation facility close to her Rosemont home, said her son, Bob Nixon.
'Magnificent Seven' rides Denzel's star power to $35M debut
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NEW YORK (AP) — Movie stars don't open movies anymore? Tell that to Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks. The pair, once co-stars in "Philadelphia," have together dominated the last three weeks of the box office. After Clint Eastwood's Miracle on the Hudson docudrama "Sully," starring Hanks as
Jolie files for divorce from Pitt 'for health of the family'
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NEW YORK (AP) — Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, bringing an end to what began as the world's most tabloid headline-generating romance before morphing into a glamorous engine of family and philanthropy. Jolie Pitt, 41, cited "irreconcilable difference" in divorce
Surprises, sure things and Trump joke at Emmys
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The Emmy Awards had its share of surprises, sure things and Donald Trump jokes. One consistent theme was the continued creative erosion at the top broadcast networks, now merely an afterthought on television's biggest night. "Game of Thrones" won best drama for the second year in a row on
Rock my chain? Maggie Smith Rule? Memorable Emmy moments
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NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the memorable moments at the Emmy Awards. A GOOD SHIFT Jimmy Kimmel, who first hosted a pedestrian Emmys in 2012, came back and did much better — relaxed, sarcastic without being mean, and quick on his feet. His opening skit included jokes with former GOP
'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' take top honors at Emmys
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Game of Thrones" conquered the Emmy kingdom Sunday, honored as top drama for the second consecutive year and becoming the most honored prime-time TV series ever on a night of surprises and sharp political jabs. "Veep" repeated as best comedy series and its star, Julia
Bobbi Kristina Brown's partner loses wrongful death case
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ATLANTA (AP) — A judge ruled Friday against Bobbi Kristina Brown's partner, Nick Gordon, in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by her estate, though the decision doesn't answer any of the questions surrounding her mysterious death. Brown, the daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown,
'Virginia Woolf' playwright Edward Albee dies at age 88
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NEW YORK (AP) — Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee, who challenged theatrical convention in masterworks such as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "A Delicate Balance," died Friday, his personal assistant said. He was 88. He died at his home in Montauk, east of New
VR arrives at Tokyo Game Show, counted on to revive industry
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CHIBA, Japan (AP) — Virtual reality has arrived for real at the Tokyo Game Show, one of the world's biggest exhibitions for the latest in fun and games. That's evident everywhere. Players at the booths are donning chunky headgear covering their eyes and ears, immersed in their own worlds,
Japan choosing 88 animation travel spots to boost tourism
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TOKYO (AP) — Eighty-eight places in Japan are going to be designated "animation spots" to encourage tourism — using train stations, school campuses, rural shrines and other fairly everyday places where popular "manga" characters are depicted. Such landmarks number in the tens of thousands,
Hungry startup uses robots to grab slice of pizza
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Did robots help make your pizza? If you ordered it from Silicon Valley's Zume Pizza, the answer is yes. The startup, which began delivery in April, is using intelligent machines to grab a slice of the multibillion-dollar pizza delivery market. Zume is one of
Unoosha’s song brings a challenge to everyone
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As number of festivities is well underway across the country to celebrate the Eid-al-Adha, popular singer, Mariyam Unoosha (Kiddy) has started a special challenge. The purpose of the challenge “Themunas heyo” (which translate to “don’t mind getting wet) is to promote spirit of helping
Dhiraagu Eid Show set for Monday night
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Dhiraagu Eid Show being hosted to celebrate Eid-al-Adha every year has been set for Monday night. The annual Dhiraagu CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) event since 2011 has been a platform to showcase the local artists. Dhiraagu said that on this year’s show, the artists that would
Two more partners join “A Tribute to Naashid”
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M7 and Add-on Store have signed on to the tribute music show honoring the popular vocalist from Zero Degree Atoll, Ahmed Naashid (Floo Naashid) as supporting partners. While Add-on Store became a supporting partner yesterday, the partner signing ceremony was held at the Add-on Store showroom
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