NEW DELHI, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – International charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is taking legal action against the producers of a new Bollywood film, saying its misrepresentation of the medical group could put its aid workers deployed in conflict zones at risk.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Director Spike Lee and actresses Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds will receive honorary Oscars for their filmmaking legacies, the organizers of the world’s most coveted movie awards said Thursday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – The piano used to play the glissando that kicks off ABBA’s disco hit “Dancing Queen” will be one of the star attractions at a rock and pop auction at Sotheby’s next month where it is expected to sell for up to 800,000 pounds ($1.24 million).
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – A financial dispute between the widow and the children of Oscar winner Robin Williams, who committed suicide last year, has heated up ahead of a deadline for the two sides to resolve their differences, according to court papers.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Bill Cosby has been ordered to give a sworn deposition in a lawsuit brought by a woman accusing the comedian of plying her with alcohol and sexually abusing her at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles when she was 15 years old.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – “Iron Man” star Robert Downey Jr. was named the world’s top-earning actor on Tuesday by Forbes, taking first place on a list that featured leading men from Bollywood as well as Hollywood for the first time.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has blocked hundreds of adult websites to prevent pornography becoming a social nuisance, a government official said yesterday, sparking a debate about censorship and freedom in the world’s largest democracy.
(Reuters) – Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston, died today at the age of 22, some six months after suffering irreversible brain damage in an incident at her suburban Atlanta home, her family said in a statement.
(Reuters) – Comedian Bill Cosby filed legal papers yesterday calling for court sanctions against a woman accusing him of sexual assault, saying she breached their confidentiality agreement in the leak of his full deposition from a 10-year-old civil case to the New York Times.
(Trinidad Express) Calypso King of the World the Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco), ORTT, CMT, OBE, celebrated his 80th birthday on Thursday at his Petit Valley home among friends and family in an evening of song.