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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' opens with galactic $450 million box office

LOS ANGELES "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" burst into theaters with a staggering $450 million in global ticket sales in its opening weekend, confirming that the celebrated space adventure franchise remained a powerful force at the box office.

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Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on May 19

LONDON Britain's Prince Harry and his American fiancée, Meghan Markle, will marry on Saturday May 19, his office Kensington Palace said on Friday. | Video

World, People Dec 15 2017

Three more women accuse Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct: Variety report

LOS ANGELES Three more women have accused Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct, Hollywood trade publication Variety reported on Thursday, bringing to six the number of people accusing him of impropriety decades ago.

Film, People Dec 15 2017

Documentarian Morgan Spurlock steps down after admitting misconduct

LOS ANGELES Award-winning U.S. documentary maker Morgan Spurlock stepped down from his production company on Thursday after saying on social media that he had engaged in sexual misconduct.

Film, People Dec 14 2017

Music producer Russell Simmons denies newspaper reports of sexual misconduct

NEW YORK Music and film producer Russell Simmons faced new accusations of sexual misconduct from nine woman dating back to 1983, including four who alleged he raped them, and New York police have opened an investigation, police and U.S. newspapers said on Thursday.

Music, People Dec 14 2017

British author Rowling says Trump has a right to be bigoted

NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video