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  • Toronto Film Festival: Can the academy have a Bill Murray Day too?

    Toronto Film Festival: Can the academy have a Bill Murray Day too?
    Bill Murray Day at the Toronto International Film Festival ended with a torrential downpour reminiscent of the bishop's epic, final golf game in "Caddyshack": a disaster, perhaps not of biblical proportions but for those waiting in line to see the gala...
  • London for fall 2014: A Kinks musical, Lindsay Lohan and the royal family

    London for fall 2014: A Kinks musical, Lindsay Lohan and the royal family
    With the first rustling of autumn comes the beginning of what is invariably the most exciting season of the theatrical calendar. This year, it's looking a little bit rock 'n' roll — and a roster of compelling women is central to the most...
  • Comedians, fans, royalty mourn death of Joan Rivers

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Comedians, friends and fans on Friday paid tribute and mourned the loss of Joan Rivers, the sassy, sharp-tongued, brutally honest comedy legend who died a week after her heart stopped during an outpatient...
  • UPDATE 2-Stars, fans, royalty pay tribute to Joan Rivers

    (Adds Britain's Prince Charles) Sept 4 (Reuters) - Acerbic comedian Joan Rivers died in New York on Thursday, a week after suffering cardiac arrest during a medical procedure on her vocal cords, her daughter Melissa Rivers said. Fellow comedians, actors...
  • Saudi Arabia says it arrests 88 for preparing 'terrorist' raids

    By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has detained 88 people, more than half of them Saudis, on suspicion of plotting "terrorist" attacks at home and abroad, the interior ministry said on Tuesday. A ministry statement carried by the...
  • Celia Rivenbark: Why can't the Brits speak English?

    We had barely been in London for one hour when I realized that "Well, at least we speak the same language here" was debatable. Apparently, Southern Americanspeak isn't exactly speaking English. Who knew? Everybody? Oh. England is a nation of Siri's....
  • Diana recalled, missed and still adored, 17 years later

    "I'D LIKE to be a queen of people's hearts, in people's hearts, but I don't see myself being queen of this country," said Diana, Princess of Wales, in 1995, during her infamous BBC interview with Martin Bashir. This was a brilliantly choreographed PR...
  • Two for tea in Wilton Manors

    Two for tea in Wilton Manors
    ★★★½ I've never been a fan of restaurants that specialize in serving hot tea to women who wear hats. I don't drink much tea, and scones are too often served with big helpings of pretense. But there's a big surprise in store for...
  • Coalitions sue Forest Service to block Alaska old-growth timber sale

    Two coalitions of environmental groups have filed three separate suits against the U.S. Forest Service, hoping to stop what the organizations say is the largest sale of old-growth timber in nearly a generation in America's largest national forest....
  • Saudi Arabia jails 23 more men for militancy in security crackdown

    RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court sentenced 23 men to jail terms of up to 22 years for their role in militant attacks, state media said on Wednesday, part of a security crackdown in which scores of people have been imprisoned over the past week....
  • Peter Capaldi strikes a confident note as he takes on 'Doctor Who'

    Peter Capaldi strikes a confident note as he takes on 'Doctor Who'
    Peter Capaldi has just landed in New York, the fifth stop in a worldwide tour promoting the new season of "Doctor Who" that began in the United Kingdom, continued with visits to South Korea and Australia and now, after a 22-hour flight that crossed the...