New proof said found for ‘original’ Mona Lisa

GENEVA (Reuters) – New tests on a painting billed as the original version of the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci’s 15th century portrait, have produced fresh proof that it is the work of the Italian master, a Swiss-based art foundation said today.

“Identity Thief” steals weekend box office title

(Reuters) – Despite a blizzard in the US Northeast, “Identity Thief,” a newly released comedy starring Melissa McCarthy, collected $36.6 million in weekend ticket sales in the United States and Canada, making it the top-performing film.

Chris Brown shows up at Grammys smiling after car crash

LOS ANGELES,  (Reuters) – R&B singer Chris Brown showed up smiling at the Grammy Awards show today, saying he was just a little banged up after crashing his car into a wall on the eve of the annual music industry awards.

Jimmy Cliff wins Reggae Grammy

(Jamaica Gleaner) KINGSTON, Jamaica – Reggae icon Jimmy Cliff has won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album for the album Rebirth.