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ATHENS (Reuters) – Hymns sung to the Greek gods thousands of years ago resonated from ancient musical instruments in Athens on Thursday, transporting a transfixed audience to antiquity. Musicians play lyre during a concert with reconstructed ancient instruments at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Greece, June 21, 2018.REUTERS/Costas Baltas The phorminx, the kitharis, the
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s Twitter-like microblogging service Weibo has blocked and deleted posts referring to British comedian John Oliver after he slammed the country’s human rights record and mocked President Xi Jinping on his show, Last Week Tonight. 69th Primetime Emmy Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 17/09/2017 – John Oliver accepts the
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Saturday Night Live” cast member Pete Davidson on Wednesday confirmed reports that he and American pop star Ariana Grande are engaged after dating for less than two months. FILE PHOTO: 2017 MTV Video Music Awards – Photo Room – Inglewood, California, U.S., 27/08/2017 – Pete Davidson. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok Davidson, 24, told
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Apple Inc has ordered multiple live-action and animated series from Emmy award-winning children’s television producer Sesame Workshop, a source close to the agreement said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The Apple Inc. logo is shown outside the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., June 13, 2016. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Some powerful Hollywood producers and directors have criticized Twenty-First Century Fox Inc over its news commentators’ support for the U.S. immigration crackdown that separates children from their parents, with one award-winning producer threatening to take his work elsewhere. FILE PHOTO: The Twenty-First Century Fox Studios flag flies over the company building
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A musical inspired by the life of late pop singer Michael Jackson will open on Broadway in 2020, Jackson’s estate and its producing partner said on Tuesday. The story will be written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, according to a statement from the “Thriller” singer’s estate and Columbia Live
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LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – The opening weekend of “Incredibles 2” was, well, incredible. Actor and director Brad Bird, and actors Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter and Samuel L. Jackson pose at the premiere for the movie “Incredibles 2” at El Capitan theatre in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni The Disney-Pixar movie
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DOKSY, The Czech Republic (Reuters) – Spears crossed, swords touched and arrows flew in a Czech forest over the weekend as hundreds of fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit reenacted a major battle. Participants dressed as characters such as elves, dwarves, goblins and orcs from J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel “The Hobbit” re-enact the “Battle of Five
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A temporary restraining order was issued on Wednesday against Stan Lee’s caregiver, who is accused in court documents of subjecting the 95-year-old Marvel Comics magnate to elder abuse since taking charge of his affairs earlier this year. FILE PHOTO – Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee attends a tribute event “Extraordinary: Stan
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Los Angeles prosecutors said on Wednesday that their sex crimes team was reviewing a case against “Rocky” actor Sylvester Stallone. FILE PHOTO: Actor Sylvester Stallone poses at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Art+Film Gala in Los Angeles, October 29, 2016. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok Los Angeles District Attorney’s office spokesman
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LONDON (Reuters) – Designer Stella McCartney said she wanted to help Meghan Markle project her “human side” when making the American actress’ second dress for her marriage to Britain’s Prince Harry. FILE PHOTO: British designer Stella McCartney appears at the end of her Fall/Winter 2017-2018 women’s ready-to-wear collection show during the Paris Fashion Week, in
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