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Administrator of Prince's estate dismisses more inheritance claims


The administrator of Prince's estate has further solidified the inheritance claims of the pop superstar's six surviving siblings by dismissing more than a dozen other claimants, according to court documents released on Friday.

Edward Snowden talks film debut and dramatizing his life in 'Snowden'

SAN DIEGO, Calif. When former NSA contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden met with Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone to discuss a movie on his life, he never thought he would be making his own film debut. | Video

Film, Jul 22 2016

Dying on stage: comedian Marx has come closer than most

GREENWICH, EnglandLike most stand-up comedians, Carey Marx has stories about "dying on stage", but in his case they are almost literally true.

Jul 22 2016

Divisive Ailes gave conservatives a TV home at Fox News

When Roger Ailes arrived at Fox News Channel two decades ago, his mandate from media titan Rupert Murdoch was to create a network to compete against established market leader CNN and its new rival MSNBC.

U.S., Rupert Murdoch Jul 21 2016

Health remains priority for work of Gates foundation in Africa

ADDIS ABABA Bill Gates said health would remain a priority for the work of his foundation in Africa and it faced a struggle to bring down the rate of new HIV infections in the world's poorest continent.

Health, Jul 21 2016

Twitter cracks down after 'Ghostbusters' actor complains about abuse

SAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc late on Tuesday permanently suspended a number of user accounts for harassment, vowing to redouble its efforts to quickly thwart abusive behavior and block repeat offenders from the social media site. | Video

Tech, Twitter Jul 20 2016

'Snowden' director Stone talks NSA, Pokemon GO at Comic Con

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Pokemon GO may seem a long way from the spy networks of the U.S. National Security Agency, but for Oliver Stone, director of NSA whistleblower movie "Snowden," the gaming app represents "a new level of invasion" of our digital privacy. | Video

Film, Jul 22 2016

Director, producer and writer Garry Marshall dead at 81: media

Director, producer and writer Garry Marshall, who was responsible for creating sitcom hits such as "The Odd Couple" and "Happy Days" and directed hit movies “Pretty Woman” and “The Princess Diaries,” died on Tuesday, Variety reported. | Video

Film Jul 20 2016

Actor Tom Sizemore arrested on domestic violence charge: Los Angeles police

LOS ANGELES Actor Tom Sizemore, who co-starred in the films "Saving Private Ryan" and "Black Hawk Down" before he was convicted in 2003 of assaulting his ex-girlfriend Heidi Fleiss, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of domestic abuse in Los Angeles, a police spokesman said.

Film, Jul 19 2016

Britain's Pippa Middleton engaged to hedge fund beau

LONDON Pippa Middleton, sister of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge and possibly the country's most eligible single woman, is engaged to marry a hedge fund millionaire. | Video

Jul 19 2016