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Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds lauded at public memorial service


Mother-daughter-mother actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, who died in December just a day apart, were remembered by fans and friends on Saturday at a public memorial service in the Hollywood Hills, where they were laid to rest side-by-side in January.

No 'Love Actually' when Trump asked actress Emma Thompson for date

British actress Emma Thompson says President Donald Trump once called her out of the blue years ago and asked her for a date.

24 Mar 2017

Spice Girl Mel B files for divorce from husband of nearly ten years

LOS ANGELES Spice Girl Melanie 'Mel B' Brown filed for divorce from her husband after nearly 10 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. | Video

Music, 22 Mar 2017

Chuck Barris, 'The Gong Show' host, dies at 87

Chuck Barris, who tapped into Americans’ hunger to be on television by creating game shows such as “The Dating Game,” “The Newlywed Game” and his showcase for the acutely untalented, “The Gong Show,” died on Tuesday, media outlets reported.

22 Mar 2017

LA sheriff's office apologizes to Wyclef Jean for handcuffing incident

LOS ANGELES Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department apologized on Tuesday for briefly detaining Grammy-winning hip hop artist Wyclef Jean in handcuffs during a robbery investigation, after Jean said he was "treated like a criminal" by law enforcement officers. | Video

21 Mar 2017

Roman Polanski wants 1977 rape case over, attorney tells L.A judge

LOS ANGELES Fugitive movie director Roman Polanski will have to wait up to three months to hear whether he can resolve his four-decade-old rape case without serving more jail time in the United States. | Video

21 Mar 2017

UK royals' sibling rivalry? Princess Anne says GMO crops have benefits

LONDON Britain's Princess Anne may have sparked some royal sibling rivalry after saying genetically modified crops had real benefits to offer, putting her at odds with her older brother Charles who says they would be an environmental disaster.

Science 22 Mar 2017

TV's Kardashian says she's 'much better' person after Paris robbery

Reality television star Kim Kardashian has finally given a first-hand account of being robbed at gunpoint in Paris last year, an experience she said has helped her grow and become a better person.

20 Mar 2017

Singer Vera Lynn, voice of hope in wartime Britain, turns 100

LONDON Vera Lynn, who entertained British troops during World War Two with songs that captured a longing for home and peace, was honored on her 100th birthday on Monday with her image projected onto the iconic White Cliffs of Dover.

Music, 20 Mar 2017

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry dead at 90

Chuck Berry, who duck-walked his way into the pantheon of rock 'n' roll pioneers as one of its most influential guitarists and lyricists, creating raucous anthems that defined the genre's sound and heartbeat, died on Saturday at his Missouri home. He was 90. | Video

Music, 19 Mar 2017