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  • Israel agrees to extend current Gaza truce: official

    Israel agrees to extend current Gaza truce: official
    A 72-hour Gaza ceasefire held on Wednesday and Israel said it was ready to extend the deal as Egyptian mediators pursued talks with Israelis and Palestinians on an enduring end to a war that has devastated the Islamist Hamas-dominated enclave. Egypt's...
  • After early success, Pau Gasol just kept working

    After early success, Pau Gasol just kept working
    SANT BOI de LLOBREGAT, Spain — The morning after he officially stamped his ticket to the NBA, Pau Gasol retreated to his roots. Gasol had just led FC Barcelona to the 2001 Copa del Rey title in Malaga, Spain, becoming, at 20, the youngest most...
  • Oscars 2015: Academy names Governors Awards recipients

    Oscars 2015: Academy names Governors Awards recipients
    The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday that it would present Harry Belafonte with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and give honorary Oscars to Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara....
  • Shakira, Gerard Pique confirm they're expecting baby No. 2

    Shakira, Gerard Pique confirm they're expecting baby No. 2
    Shakira, Shakira! The singer and her boyfriend, Gerard Pique, are expecting their second child. The pregnant "Voice" mentor announced the news in the Spanish edition of Cosmopolitan, saying, "Pues sí, la verdad es que sí, estoy embarazada." (Yes, it's...
  • Elvis Mitchell, UNICEF Help Launch Greenwich Film Fest

    The Greenwich International Film Festival, which will hold its inaugural edition June 4-7, has tapped Elvis Mitchell as marquee director and has created a charity partnership with UNICEF. The fest will schedule over 25 films; the call for entry opens...
  • Hamas backs Palestinian push for Gaza war crimes probe

    Hamas backs Palestinian push for Gaza war crimes probe
    Hamas leaders said on Saturday they had given their consent for the Palestinians to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), a move that could open up both Israel and the militant group to war crime probes over the fighting in Gaza. Moussa Abu...
  • Richard Attenborough dies at 90; actor directed, produced 'Gandhi'

    Lord Richard Attenborough, the respected British actor and Academy Award-winning director of “Gandhi,” the multiple-Oscar-winning best picture of 1982, has died. He was 90. Attenborough died Sunday, his son Michael told the BBC in London....
  • Bomb explodes among children playing in Afghanistan, 2 killed

    At least two Afghani children were killed and eight others were wounded in a bombing in Herat province Thursday, the Afghan Interior Ministry reported. The ministry said the bomb was planted by the Taliban and exploded among children playing outside...
  • John Goodman in Talks to Star in Bad Robot's 'Valencia' (EXCLUSIVE)

    John Goodman is in talks to star in the Paramount Insurge and Bad Robot thriller "Valencia." Dan Trachtenberg will direct, with J.J. Abrams producing for Bad Robot. Paramount had no comment. The majority of the movie takes place in an underground...
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina team a symbol of resiliency, rebirth

    Edin Dzeko has grown tired of the same question. “You ask me again about the war,” he complained to a CNN reporter recently. It's a fair subject, though. Because it is Dzeko's war experiences that best exemplify the resiliency and...
  • Danny Glover Heads San Francisco Rally for Sweetened State Film-TV Credits

    Danny Glover is leading a Saturday rally to support improving California's film-TV tax credit at San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel. The 10 a.m. rally -- a first for Northern California -- will also include appearances by The Meehan Bros. from "Last Comic...