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Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Historic fraud trial begins for
A landmark fraud trial opened Monday for Spain's Princess Cristina, accused of helping bankroll a lavish lifestyle with funds her husband received from an alleged scheme to embezzle millions from public contracts for conferences and sporting events.
Jennifer Lawrence wins a Golden Globe award for best comedy actress
Jennifer Lawrence continued her Golden Globes hot streak by winning best actress in a motion picture comedy on Sunday for her portrayal of Miracle Mop inventor Joy Mangano in "Joy."
CW network gives endorsement to 'Girlfriend'
The CW television network chief offered a strong vote of confidence Sunday to the slow-to-catch-on comedy "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," only hours before actress Rachel Bloom's Golden Globe award for best actress in a comedy gave the show a burst of publicity.
Larson wins Globe for best actress in a drama
In one of the most competitive categories of the year, it was Brie Larson who walked away with the Golden Globe award for best actress in a drama on Sunday for her work in "Room."
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Bieber asked to leave Mexico's Tulum ruin site
A Mexican official said Friday that Canadian pop star Justin Bieber and his entourage were asked to leave the Mayan archaeological site of Tulum after he apparently tried to climb onto or among the ruins.
Saturday, January 9, 2016
Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds will visit Taiwan later this month to promote a new superhero film, "Deadpool," his first trip to the country, the movie's distributor said Friday.
Iranian Princess Ashraf, shah's twin, dies at 96
Iranian Princess Ashraf Pahlavi, the twin sister of the country's deposed shah whose glamorous life epitomized the excesses of her brother's rule, has died after decades in exile. She was 96.
Thursday, January 7, 2016
Visionary Avant-garde jazz pianist Paul Bley dies at age 83 in Florida
Visionary Canadian-born pianist Paul Bley, a pivotal figure in the avant-garde jazz movement known for his innovative trio and solo recordings, has died. He was 83.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Ellen DeGeneres to accept People's Choice humanitarian award
Ellen DeGeneres is receiving a humanitarian award, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is reaping the benefits.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Swiss multi-billionaire businesswoman Margarita Louis-Dreyfus, chair of French conglomerate Louis Dreyfus Commodities and owner of the Olympique de Marseille football team, is pregnant with twins, the company said Monday.
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