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NewsAlert: Cineworld says $2.8-billion takeover of Cineplex if off

TORONTO — Cineworld PLC says it has terminated its $2.8-billion takeover of Canadian movie exhibitor Cineplex Inc. after "certain breaches" of the acquisition deal. The U.K.
Book: First lady delayed 2017 move to DC to get new prenup

Book: First lady delayed 2017 move to DC to get new prenup

WASHINGTON — First lady Melania Trump delayed her move to Washington after Donald Trump became president to gain leverage in renegotiating her prenuptial agreement, according to a new book.

Oscars to set best picture noms at 10, inclusion standards

The Oscars are implementing some big changes, including a set number of best picture nominees and to-be-determined representation and inclusion standards for eligibility.

Protesters try to seize African artwork from Paris museum

PARIS — Activists dislodged a 19th century African funeral pole from its perch in a Paris museum Friday and tried to walk away with it, saying they wanted to return it to Africa in a protest against colonial-era abuses.
Jessica Mulroney to no longer appear on 'Good Morning America' amid controversy

Jessica Mulroney to no longer appear on 'Good Morning America' amid controversy

Jessica Mulroney will no longer appear on "Good Morning America" in the latest fallout from an accusation that she tried "silence a Black woman.
Sun says JK Rowling article did not glorify domestic abuse

Sun says JK Rowling article did not glorify domestic abuse

LONDON — The Sun newspaper said Friday it did not intend to “glorify’’ domestic violence by giving a platform to Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling’s ex-husband just days after she revealed she had been a victim of domestic abuse.
Dave Chappelle speaks on George Floyd in new Netflix special

Dave Chappelle speaks on George Floyd in new Netflix special

NEW YORK — An angry and emotional Dave Chappelle spoke on the killing of George Floyd in a surprise Netflix special, saying America was being punished for its mistreatment of black men.
Prince Charles to host Macron to mark De Gaulle WWII appeal

Prince Charles to host Macron to mark De Gaulle WWII appeal

LONDON — Britain’s Prince Charles will host French President Emmanuel Macron for a special celebration marking the 80th anniversary of Gen. Charles de Gaulle’s defiant appeal to the French people to resist the Nazis during World War II.
Hollywood power publicist and pal to stars Nanci Ryder dies

Hollywood power publicist and pal to stars Nanci Ryder dies

Nanci Ryder, a powerful Hollywood publicist and co-founder of BWR Public Relations who became close to such stars as Renée Zellweger and Courteney Cox, died Thursday of Lou Gehrig’s disease in Los Angeles. She was 67.
Episode of UK sitcom Fawlty Towers pulled over racist slurs

Episode of UK sitcom Fawlty Towers pulled over racist slurs

LONDON — One of the most memorable episodes of one of the most popular British sitcoms of all-time has been withdrawn from a U.K. streaming service because of numerous racial slurs.
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