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    Bill Clinton's upcoming suspense novel to become Showtime series


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton's debut novel will not hit shelves for almost a year, but it is already getting the TV treatment as Showtime said Friday that it would adapt the anticipated book into a...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton's debut novel will not hit shelves for almost a year, but it is already getting the TV treatment as Showtime said Friday that it would adapt the anticipated book into a series.

    Yoko Ono won't let it be, forces 'John Lemon' drink to re-brand


    LONDON (Reuters) - It wasn't exactly instant karma when Beatle John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, heard about a Polish beverage company's new drink called "John...

    LONDON (Reuters) - It wasn't exactly instant karma when Beatle John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, heard about a Polish beverage company's new drink called "John Lemon".

    Avril Lavigne, Bruno Mars named 'most dangerous' in online searches


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singers Avril Lavigne and Bruno Mars topped a list of celebrities on Tuesday ranked the most dangerous to search for online because of results that could expose fans to malicious...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singers Avril Lavigne and Bruno Mars topped a list of celebrities on Tuesday ranked the most dangerous to search for online because of results that could expose fans to malicious websites.

    Rosie O'Donnell 'saddened' by news of ex-wife's death


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian and talk show host Rosie O'Donnell said she was saddened on Friday by the news that her ex-wife had died of an apparent...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian and talk show host Rosie O'Donnell said she was saddened on Friday by the news that her ex-wife had died of an apparent suicide.

    Veteran actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91


    (Reuters) - Harry Dean Stanton, whose scruffy looks and off-beat demeanor made him a favorite of directors seeking a character actor to add eccentricity or melancholy to the screen, died on Friday from natural causes, his agent said. He was...

    (Reuters) - Harry Dean Stanton, whose scruffy looks and off-beat demeanor made him a favorite of directors seeking a character actor to add eccentricity or melancholy to the screen, died on Friday from natural causes, his agent said. He was 91.

    Bill Cosby's retrial for sexual assault set for April


    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby's retrial on sexual assault charges will begin on April 2 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, a judge ruled on...

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby's retrial on sexual assault charges will begin on April 2 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, a judge ruled on Friday.

    Selena Gomez gets kidney transplant to treat lupus


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Selena Gomez said on Thursday that she has had a kidney transplant to treat the lupus that has derailed her life for more than three...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Selena Gomez said on Thursday that she has had a kidney transplant to treat the lupus that has derailed her life for more than three years

    Carrie Fisher's annotated 'Empire Strikes Back' script up for auction


    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Carrie Fisher's hand-annotated script for her "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" movie is expected to fetch up to $50,000 at an auction next month of her personal...

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Carrie Fisher's hand-annotated script for her "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" movie is expected to fetch up to $50,000 at an auction next month of her personal property.

    FTC demands endorsement info from Instagram 'influencers'


    SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. truth-in-advertising enforcers have sent letters to supermodel Naomi Campbell, actresses Lindsay Lohan and Vanessa Hudgens and other celebrities asking whether they have paid deals to endorse products on the...

    SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. truth-in-advertising enforcers have sent letters to supermodel Naomi Campbell, actresses Lindsay Lohan and Vanessa Hudgens and other celebrities asking whether they have paid deals to endorse products on the photo-sharing app Instagram.

    Australian comedian Rebel Wilson wins record $3.7 million in damages for defamation


    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian comedian Rebel Wilson won A$4.6 million ($3.7 million) in damages on Wednesday after a global magazine publisher was found to have defamed her in a string of articles which led to her losing out on Hollywood movie...

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian comedian Rebel Wilson won A$4.6 million ($3.7 million) in damages on Wednesday after a global magazine publisher was found to have defamed her in a string of articles which led to her losing out on Hollywood movie roles.