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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
Son of Sam killer says he 'surrendered to dark forces'
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NEW YORK (AP) — The "Son of Sam" killer who terrorized New York 40 years ago says he thought he was doing something "to appease the devil." David Berkowitz told CBS News in an interview broadcast Friday (http://cbsn.ws/2vjE4Fa ) that he "surrendered to those very dark forces" when he killed
Judge tosses DJ's suit against Taylor Swift in groping trial
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DENVER (AP) — A judge on Friday threw out a former radio host's case against Taylor Swift in a trial that delved into their dueling lawsuits over whether he groped her during a backstage meet-and-greet and whether she and her team ruined his career. U.S. District Judge William Martinez
DJ in groping case says he may have touched Swift's ribs
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DENVER (AP) — A former radio disc jockey accused of groping Taylor Swift before a concert testified Tuesday that he may have touched the pop superstar's ribs with a closed hand as he tried to jump into a photo with her but insisted he did not touch her backside as she claims. David Mueller
Hackers demand millions in ransom for stolen HBO data
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NEW YORK (AP) — A group of hackers posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded a multimillion-dollar ransom from the network to prevent the release of entire television series and other sensitive proprietary files. HBO, which had previously acknowledged the theft of
Box office top 20: 'Dark Tower,' 'Detroit'  struggle
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NEW YORK (AP) — Kathryn Bigelow's race-riots docudrama "Detroit" struggled to find a wide audience, while the poorly reviewed Stephen King adaptation "The Dark Tower" finally arrived to middling results. Sony Pictures' "The Dark Tower," starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey, still
Haruo Nakajima, actor who played original Godzilla, dies
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TOKYO (AP) — Haruo Nakajima, the actor who stomped in a rubber suit to portray the original 1954 Godzilla, helping to make the Japanese monster an iconic symbol of the nuclear era, has died. He was 88. Nakajima's daughter Sonoe Nakajima told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he had been