Tag Archives: TV

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Charter deal seeks to keep cable consolidation on track

Charter Communications Inc. is said to be nearing a deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for $55 billion. It would be the latest in a series of deals that…

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Burkina Faso exhumes remains of former president Sankara in murder probe

By Mathieu Bonkoungou OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – Authorities in Burkina Faso began exhuming the remains of former president Thomas Sankara on Monday in a bid to establish responsibility for a murder…

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Berdych breezes past Japanese qualifier at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Fourth-seeded Tomas Berdych eased into the second round of the French Open on Monday with a 6-0, 7-5, 6-3 win over Japanese qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka. Taking on…

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Actress Anne Meara, wife of Jerry Stiller, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress & comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film & TV, has died. She was 85….

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Prosecutor: Man who tried to join IS group threatened FBI

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One Minnesota man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group told an informant he'd kill FBI agents if they tried to…

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Hatton Garden Heist: Eight Men Charged

Eight men have been charged with conspiracy to burgle following the Hatton Garden raid, Scotland Yard has said. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Flying Squad charged Terry Perkins, 67, Daniel…

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Cannes steps into trouble with high-heels dress code

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is coming under scrutiny for its strict dress code after women not wearing high heels were turned away from a premiere. Many…

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New exhibit and book celebrates artist Al Hirschfeld

NEW YORK (AP) — Carol Channing's toothy grin. The Marx Brothers hamming it up. The cast of "Rent" performing a frenetic ensemble number. All were captured by Al Hirschfeld's graceful…

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Ousted Thai PM proclaims innocence as criminal trial starts

Thailand's ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra insisted on her innocence on Tuesday, at the start of a trial that could see her jailed for a decade, part of what observers…