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RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia launched its first commercial movie theater on Wednesday, ending a nearly 40-year ban on cinemas under a push by the crown prince to modernize the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom.
(Reuters) - A Minnesota prosecutor will on Thursday announce whether anyone will be criminally charged in the death of pop star Prince, who died two years ago from an opioid overdose, authorities said.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is launching its first commercial movie theater on Wednesday as it ends a nearly 40-year ban on cinemas under a push by the crown prince to open up the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop star Pink graced the cover of People magazine's annual beautiful people issue on Wednesday, chosen for what the celebrity publication called "a role model who embodies honesty and confidence."
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi hopes the opening of a $1 billion Warner Bros theme park in July will help it in its bid to nearly double the number of tourists visiting the emirate over the next few years.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Bill Cosby's defense team in his sexual assault trial is expected on Wednesday to continue its cross examination of a detective who investigated the accusations against the 80-year-old entertainer shortly after they were first made.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Carl Kasell, whose Southern baritone was a presence on National Public Radio programs for more than three decades, died on Tuesday in Potomac, Maryland, from complications from Alzheimer's disease, NPR said. He was 84.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - Jack White, Nick Cave and Jamie Cullum join Massive Attack and punk icon Iggy Pop at the 52nd edition of the Montreux Jazz Festival this July, where the eclectic line-up also includes hip hop and electronic music, the organizers said on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - Netflix Inc's blitz of original programs attracted a surprisingly high 7.4 million new customers from January to March, reassuring investors who are betting the video-streaming pioneer's massive spending will fuel growth around the world.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The producers of a Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" on Monday sued the author's estate saying the premiere cannot go ahead as scheduled and the production may have to be scrapped entirely unless a legal dispute is settled soon.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Bill Cosby's defense team on Monday sought to undercut the credibility of a woman accusing the comedian of sexual assault by pressing her about accusations she schemed to plant a false story of abuse to reap hush money.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - On the back of wide praise for her two-hour performance at the Coachella music festival, Beyonce on Monday said she was offering $100,000 in scholarship money to students at four historically black colleges and universities.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Bill Cosby's defense team on Monday tried to hammer at the credibility of a woman who accused the comedian of sexually assaulting her in 2004, questioning whether she followed the terms of a $3.38 million civil settlement he paid her.
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The latest cinematic installment of the smash hit "Millennium series" will reveal more details about mysterious hacker heroine, Lisbeth Salander, and delve into her past, director Fede Alvarez said.