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Sting: My Kids Won't Inherit My Fortune
With every step they take and every move they make, Sting‘s kids will have to make their own financial way. The singer-songwriter says he doesn't plan to leave anything for his three daughte...
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Meet the Man Behind the Jay Z, Mariah Carey Beverage Line and Content 'Network'
Kevin Liles—the former Def Jam president who runs KWL Enterprises, which manages D'Angelo, Trey Songz and Selita Ebanks—explains the strategy behind Go 'N Syde.read more
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'Game of Thrones' Brings Economic Boost to Northern Ireland
Since the HBO hit began filming in the province, other Hollywood productions have followed, and tourists are also flocking to the real-life setting of Westeros.read more
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Sting Says His Kids Won't Inherit His $306 Million Trust
The singer-songwriter, who grew up in a shipbuilding community in northeast England, told his children, "There won't be much money left!"read more
George R.R. Martin and Tap Dancing Steve Buscemi Help John Oliver Tear Apart Dr. Oz (Video)
One nice thing about having a weekly news show is that your programming is not dictated by the inanities of the daily news cycle, and can instead go deep on subjects that are both timely and not given...
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World Cup: Record Rating on ESPN for USA-Portugal
The dramatic 2-2 draw averaged a 9.1 overnight, the best-ever rating for a World Cup game on ESPN, and equaled ABC's audience for the second round USA vs Ghana match in 2010.read more
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Barbara Walters Interviews Santa Barbara Shooting Suspect's Father
The interview with Elliot Rodger's dad, Peter, will air on a special edition of ABC's "20/20" on Friday night.read more
Al Jazeera Journalists Convicted in Egyptian Court, Sentenced to 7-10 Years in Jail
Three Al Jazeera journalists who have been jailed in Egypt since December were convicted of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood and given long prison sentences on Monday, drawing outrage from free speech a...
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World Cup: First-Round Action Draws Record Ratings Globally
As the tournament approaches the halfway mark, even nontraditional soccer nations, including the U.S., are catching World Cup fever.read more
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Venice: French Film Composer Alexandre Desplat to Head Competition Jury
UPDATED: Desplat, who earned six Oscar nominations for musical scores including those for "Argo" and "The King's Speech," is the first composer to serve as jury president in Venice's 71-year history.r...
French Film Composer Alexandre Desplat To Head Venice Film Festival Jury
ROME – French film composer Alexandre Desplat will preside the main jury of the upcoming 71st Venice Film Festival, marking the first time a musician will head the panel of jurors that gives out...
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World Cup: How England, Spain Exits Will Affect ITV, Telecinco
The U.K. and Spanish commercial broadcasters' ratings are expected to see an impact, but much of their ad revenue was booked in advance, say analysts.read more
France’s Les Armateurs Primes ‘The Swallows of Kabul’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Paris-based prestige animation house Les Armateurs has set “The Swallows of Kabul” – a big-screen transfer of Yasmine Khadra’s celebrated novel – as one of its flagship feature film ...
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Monty Python Launches Official Fan Club
Fans can ask the comedy troupe questions via the site until the Monty Python Live (Mostly) reunion shows kick off at London's O2 arena on July 1. read more
Franco-German Net Arte Launches ‘Bel Etoile’
MADRID – Brazil’s twice Intl. Emmy-nominated Grifa Filmes, France’s F.L. Concepts & Co, Franco-German network Arte and Discovery’s TLC have joined forces to produce “Bel Etoile,” a new...
Three Al Jazeera Journalists Convicted To Prison Terms In Egypt
A Cairo court on Monday convicted three Al Jazeera English journalists on charges of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood in the ruling of a closely watched case discussed by U.S. Secretary of State...
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Wimbledon: BBC Launches Most Comprehensive Digital Coverage Ever
The U.K. public broadcaster touts "a huge summer of sport" as the London tennis tournament joins the World Cup as a ratings magnet on the TV schedule.read more
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Egypt Sentences Three Al Jazeera Journalists to Seven Years in Prison
The correspondents were reporting for the network's English-language news channel when they were detained in December, accused of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood, which they strenuously deny. r...
World War II Drama ‘Carry On’ Wins Top Award at Palm Springs ShortFest
The harrowing Yatao Li short “Carry On,” which deals with a father trying to protect his young daughter during the brutal Japanese occupation of China during World War II, was named the be...
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World Cup Ratings: USA-Portugal Tie Is Most Watched Soccer Game in American History
UPDATED: Viewership for Sunday's 2-2 draw surged to 18.2 million viewers — making it ESPN's biggest non-football telecast ever.read more

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