Mon, Oct 5 2015
LOS ANGELES - Disneyland has hiked rates for its annual passes, a spokeswoman said on Monday, putting some prices above $1,000 for the first time as the Southern California theme park owned by Walt Disney Co cashes in on growing demand during peak seasons.
LOS ANGELES - Rapper Fetty Wap's first album topped the Billboard 200 chart on Monday, following a wave of hit singles including hip hop anthem "Trap Queen."
LOS ANGELES - Teen YouTube star Caleb Logan LeBlanc, part of the popular "Bratayley" family on YouTube known for posting humorous, wholesome daily videos, has died suddenly at age 13, his family and police said.
LOS ANGELES - The widow and children of late Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams, who died by suicide last year, have reached a proposed settlement after a bitter dispute over his estate, according to court papers.
- Movie and television studio Lions Gate Entertainment Corp is in advanced talks to merge with John Malone's premium TV cable network Starz, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing sources.
MEXICO CITY - Decked out in dark suits and outlandish blond wigs, a clutch of Mexico's most popular comedians lambasts Donald Trump as a dangerous buffoon in a new play that hits back over his anti-Mexican comments on the U.S. election campaign trail.
LONDON - Grammy Award winner Sam Smith released the video for his theme song for the new James Bond film "Spectre" on Monday, days after the ballad became the first 007 title track to top the British pop charts. | Video
PARIS - Known for mixing luxury and sport, designer Stella McCartney showed off bright summer dresses with polo shirt collars in a colorful offering for women's wardrobes next spring. | Video
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Martian" blasted off with a massive $55 million this weekend, nearly surpassing another space-based adventure, "Gravity," as the highest-grossing October debut in history. | Video
Sun, Oct 4 2015
NEW YORK - Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton dropped in at the late night comedy show "Saturday Night Live" on Saturday, appearing in a sketch as a bartender alongside comedian Kate McKinnon, who played the former United States senator and secretary of state.
Carly Fiorina told a rotary luncheon that feminism meant: "That every woman, regardless of her circumstances, has the opportunity to live the life she chooses."