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MACON, Ga. (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and entertainer Cher were among the political and musical luminaries who attended the funeral for Southern rock pioneer and Allman Brothers Band vocalist Gregg Allman in Georgia on Saturday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Television talk-show host and comedian Bill Maher drew harsh criticism on Saturday for using a racial epithet on his HBO series "Real Time" in an interview with a U.S. senator from Nebraska.
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. pop singer Ariana Grande has paid a surprise visit to young fans who were injured in a suicide attack on a concert she gave in Manchester last month, posing with them for selfies and signing t-shirts.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell had several prescription drugs in his system when he committed suicide last month in a Detroit hotel, according to the results of an autopsy released on Friday.
(Reuters) - Comedian Kathy Griffin, who posed with a fake bloodied and severed head depicting U.S. President Donald Trump, will hold a news conference in Los Angeles on Friday to discuss her reasons for participating in the photo shoot.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bosses of Australia's media companies, including an arm of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, have formed an unprecedented front to lobby for changes they say will allow more consolidation and help them compete with internet giants.
HAVANA (Reuters) - Communist-run Cuba, which once frowned upon the Beatles as a decadent Western influence, on Thursday held an open-air covers concert in a Havana park to celebrating 50 years since the release of the band's landmark album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band."
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Beverly Hills home where Debbie Reynolds and her "Star Wars" actress daughter Carrie Fisher lived together is up for sale, along with hundreds of items of their personal property and Hollywood memorabilia, the auctioneers said on Thursday.
DUBAI, June 1 (Reuters) - A Saudi-owned television channel has launched a drama series portraying the brutality of life under the Islamic State to counter sleek propaganda from the jihadist group which has won it recruits worldwide.
LONDON (Reuters) - A new novel by "Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien was published on Thursday a century after it was first written, prompted in part by the horrors he witnessed in World War One.
(Reuters) - The owners of a Mexican hotel using the name Hotel California on Wednesday said a trademark infringement lawsuit by the Eagles, whose song "Hotel California" is arguably the band's most famous, should be dismissed.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The "Saturday Night Fever" dance floor where John Travolta captured the 1970s disco craze is going up for sale next month and could fetch up to $1.5 million, the auctioneers said on Wednesday.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's interior ministry banned the new Wonder Woman film from cinemas on Wednesday because an Israeli actress plays the lead role, a ministry source and a security official said.
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump blasted comedian Kathy Griffin on Wednesday for posing for photographs with a replica of a severed, bloodied head resembling the president, saying she had traumatized his family.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Keri Russell, a former Mouseketeer who later starred in the coming of age TV drama "Felicity" and currently plays a Russian spy in "The Americans," has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.