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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...
  • Mystics Wrap Up Playoff Spot At Thibault's Former Home

    UNCASVILLE — It's been two seasons since Mike Thibault became the former coach of the Connecticut Sun and the head coach of the Washington Mystics. That's been enough time for some of the rough edges to smooth over; Thibault did spend time...
  • 'Star Wars: Force for Change' Charity Raises $4.26 Million

    The Walt Disney Co., Lucasfilm's and Bad Robot's "Star Wars: Force for Change" has raised $4.26 million to support children and families in need around the world. The fundraiser, which ended July 25, will use the money to help the United Nations...
  • 'It's a Small World' after all; iconic ride celebrates 50 years

     'It's a Small World' after all; iconic ride celebrates 50 years
    When her phone rang that day in 1963, Alice Davis was working as a seamstress, stitching bras and girdles in the downtown Los Angeles garment district. Walt Disney, the caller said, wanted to see her. When she arrived at Disney's office, the theme...
  • ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’: Win a chance to appear in the movie

     
    Want to appear as a Wookiee in “Star Wars: Episode VII”? Today, “Star Wars: Episode VII” director J.J. Abrams announced that a […]...
  • ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’: J.J. Abrams reveals X-wing fighter in new video

     
    Want to take a spin in a battle-scarred X-wing starfighter? In his new video promoting Star Wars: A Force for Change, […]...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Charity events from CBLDF, Hero Initiative, more

     
    Many of the 125,000-plus expected for this year's Comic-Con International in San Diego will arrive with lists of things they […]...
  • 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...