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Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds lauded at public memorial service

Mother-daughter-mother actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, who died in December just a day apart, were remembered by fans and friends on Saturday at a public memorial service in the Hollywood Hills, where they were laid to rest side-by-side in January.

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Kanye West settles with Hungarian singer over alleged song theft

Kanye West has settled a lawsuit by a Hungarian rock singer who accused the hip-hop star of sampling one of his best-known works without permission for the 2013 song "New Slaves."

Music Mar 24 2017

Charlize Theron joins racing 'Fast and Furious' series with 'badass jet'

BEIJING Fast car chases, daring stunts and explosions return to the big screen in the eighth installment of the "Fast and Furious" racing film franchise and Oscar winner Charlize Theron joins the cast with her own "badass jet". | Video

Film Mar 23 2017

Bob Dylan says 'not yearning' for old days in latest cover album

NEW YORK Bob Dylan's new album "Triplicate" explores American standards from the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, but the veteran singer-songwriter says that does not mean he is yearning for the past.

Music Mar 23 2017

U.S., Canada lift global box office as international sales flat

LOS ANGELES Worldwide movie ticket sales increased by 1 percent to a record $38.6 billion in 2016 as theaters in the United States and Canada rung up higher sales and overseas returns were flat, according to industry statistics released on Wednesday.

Film Mar 22 2017

Kremlin says Kiev tarnishing Eurovision with ban on Russian entry

MOSCOW The Kremlin accused Ukraine on Thursday of damaging the prestige of the Eurovision song contest, which Kiev is hosting this year, with its decision to bar the Russian participant from entering the country.

World, Russia Mar 23 2017

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British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

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