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'Sharknado 2' creates feeding frenzy on Twitter, record audience for Syfy

LOS ANGELES - Flying sharks chomping through New York City drew a record audience for Syfy's "Sharknado 2: The Second One," and became the most tweeted-about TV movie on social media, the U.S. cable network said on Thursday.

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Verbier Festival draws the elites - and music lovers too

VERBIER Switzerland - There are thousands of music festivals around Europe every summer, but only one lays claim to being held at the highest altitude and that's the one in the Swiss ski resort of Verbier, sometimes called the Davos of the music world.

Davos 31 Jul 2014

Night at the museum - U.S. adults embrace art, science sleepovers

NEW YORK - Kids have been sleeping overnight in museums across the country for years, dozing off among live sharks and dinosaur bones. Now adults are getting to join the fun.

31 Jul 2014

Paris porno cinema makes lone stand against the Web

PARIS - In a shabby cinema tucked away in a backstreet of central Paris, a crowd of ageing devotees are putting up quiet resistance to the might of on-line pornography.

31 Jul 2014

AMC Networks in talks to buy slice of BBC America - WSJ

- AMC Networks Inc is in talks to take a minority stake in BBC America, the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday cited people familiar with the matter as saying, in a deal that will team two smaller production houses known for high-quality programming.

31 Jul 2014

Elusive Van Morrison headlines 50th Cambridge Folk Festival

CAMBRIDGE - When Cambridge City Council decided to hold a music festival in the historic English university town back in 1964, few expected it to be going strong 50 years later.

31 Jul 2014