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Actor Michael Douglas accused of sexual misconduct in 1980s

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A woman on Friday publicly accused Oscar-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas of sexual misconduct, saying he had repeatedly harassed her verbally and fondled himself in front of her when she worked for him in the 1980s. “He thought he was the king of the world, and that he could humiliate me without any repercussions,” journalist ...

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Amazon boosts monthly fee for Prime by $2, maintains yearly rate

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc raised the monthly fee for the U.S. version of its fast-shipping and video-streaming service Amazon Prime by $2 (£1.4) on Friday, making the case for subscribers to upgrade to an annual plan. It was the first increase of Prime fees in almost four years and comes at the end of another bullish year and holiday season ...

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Kim Kardashian names new baby girl Chicago

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – And the name is …. Chicago West. Kim Kardashian’s new baby daughter with rapper husband Kanye West has been named Chicago, the reality star announced on her app on Friday. The baby girl was born to a surrogate on Monday, a third child for the celebrity couple. Kim Kardashian attends the Tom Ford Spring Summer 2018 ...

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Hollywood producers issue anti-harassment guidelines

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hollywood producers on Friday outlined steps aimed at preventing sexual harassment on and off television and movie sets in a response to revelations of misconduct that have shaken the entertainment industry in recent months. The voluntary guidelines from the Producers Guild of America (PGA) recommend that all productions provide in-person anti-sexual harassment training for all cast ...

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Tom Petty died due to accidental drug overdose – coroner

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Rocker Tom Petty died in October due to “multisystem organ failure” brought on by an accidental overdose of seven medications, the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s office said on Friday. The coroner’s office attributed Petty’s death at the age of 66 to a “mixed toxicity” of fentanyl, oxycodone, generic Restoril, generic Xanax, generic Celexa, acetyl fentanyl, ...

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Will Gompertz reviews Sky Atlantic's drama Britannia ★★★☆☆

The first episode of Britannia is more confusing than a technical lecture on Bitcoin delivered in Mandarin by someone with a partial grasp of both subject and language. Characters are introduced at a rate that makes speed-dating look like a form of courtship, storylines are scattered as if seeds to the wind, and the overuse of sweeping drone To see ...

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The Silent Child: From Hollyoaks to Hollywood?

Two former stars of Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks could be jetting out to LA if their short film lands an Oscar nomination on Tuesday. Rachel Shenton, 30, played the soap’s wannabe WAG Mitzeee Minniver for three To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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How Jeremy Deller is brightening the school day

Wakefield’s Hepworth Gallery has revived a pioneering scheme from the 1940s to introduce children to the best in contemporary art. It has commissioned several contemporary artists to produce prints of their work especially for To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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US musician Tom Petty died of 'accidental drug overdose'

US musician Tom Petty died of an accidental overdose after taking various painkillers, according to a statement issued by his family. Petty “suffered from many serious ailments…most significantly a fractured hip”, the statement said. Family members say To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from the source

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Sigrid: Sound of 2018 winner scores her first UK chart hit

Norwegian pop star Sigrid has made her debut in the UK top 40, a week after winning BBC Music’s Sound of 2018. The 21-year-old’s latest single Strangers jumped 68 places, from 94 to 26, the Official Chart Company said. To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below Tweet Click here to Read from ...

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