Judge to sentence Bill Cosby for sexual assault, capping his downfall
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:29:41 -0400
Bill Cosby will learn on Tuesday whether he will go to prison for sexual assault as a sentencing hearing in a Pennsylvania courtroom concludes, capping the comedian's downfall from "America's Dad" to disgraced felon.
Cooper says 'explosion of chemistry' with Gaga key to 'Star is Born'
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:32:56 -0400
When first-time director Bradley Cooper hired pop superstar Lady Gaga for her first movie role in the remake of classic film "A Star is Born" both were taking a leap of faith.
Theatrics, glitter and Jane Birkin: Gucci does Paris
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 03:43:46 -0400
(The Sept. 24 story was refiled to add the dropped words 'Louis Vuitton' in paragraph eight)
Celebrities gather on Milan's 'Green Carpet' to promote sustainability
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:56 -0400
Italy's fashion elite and celebrities such as film stars Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore and Colin Firth gathered at a "green-carpet" event on Sunday at Milan's fashion week to urge greater environmental sustainability in the global fashion industry.
Cosby victim asks only for 'justice' at sentencing hearing
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 19:53:55 -0400
The woman whose complaint led to Bill Cosby's conviction for sexual assault called for justice in brief testimony on the first day of the comedian's two-day sentencing hearing on Monday, where prosecutors asked for a sentence of up to 10 years in prison.
Secret to Scrabble beatdown: 300 words added to game's dictionary
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:32:35 -0400
Ew. Just when you've mastered enough legitimate Scrabble words to beat your bestie on the game board and twerk in victory, Merriam-Webster has released a sixth edition of The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Sirius XM to buy Pandora in $3.5 billion streaming push
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:59:29 -0400
Satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc will buy online music service Pandora Media Inc in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal that will help it battle growing competition from streaming rivals Spotify and Apple Music.
Apple completes deal to buy Shazam
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:45:35 -0400
Apple Inc has completed the acquisition of music discovery app Shazam, it said on Monday, weeks after the European Union approved the deal.
Swedish TV satire on Chinese tourists sparks Beijing protest
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:12:39 -0400
China complained to Sweden on Monday over a satirical news show on Swedish state television that advised Chinese tourists how to avoid culture clashes in a way that Beijing said insulted the Chinese people.
EU regulators to decide by October 26 on Sony's $2.3 billion bid for EMI
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:34:41 -0400
Sony Corp will know by Oct. 26 whether EU antitrust regulators will wave through its $2.3 billion offer for control of EMI to become the world's largest music publisher, according to a filing on the European Commission website on Monday.
Cosby sentencing is new milestone for #MeToo movement
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 16:24:53 -0400
When a grainy video of standup comedian Hannibal Buress making a joke about Bill Cosby's rape allegations on an October night in 2014 went viral, the rallying cry of #MeToo was years away.
Plus-sized models and 1990s 'supers' walk for Dolce & Gabbana in Milan
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:24:40 -0400
Plus-sized models led by Ashley Graham joined 1990s-era supermodels and celebrities on Dolce & Gabbana's catwalk on Sunday as the Italian fashion house presented its opulent "DNA" spring-summer collection.
Armani defines the shape of color in pastel and silver collection
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:24:15 -0400
After stunning the fashion elite with his spectacular show-with-concert on Thursday, Giorgio Armani returned on Sunday and gave a "shape to color" in a new collection of ethereal designs in pastel and silver colored satins.
Box Office: 'The House With a Clock in Its Walls' leads with $26.8 million, 'Fahrenheit 11/9' falls flat
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 12:32:29 -0400
LOS ANGELES ( - "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" easily topped the domestic box office in an otherwise quiet weekend at multiplexes.
Notes of music and color enchant Missoni's dreamy night
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:51:57 -0400
A poetic and dreamy collection sparkled in the lights of Milan's new skyscrapers on the notes of composer Michael Nyman, in a celebration of the 65th anniversary of Italian fashion house Missoni.
Lesbian romance film shows to sell-out crowd in Nairobi after court lifts ban
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:35:57 -0400
Rafiki, an acclaimed film portraying a lesbian romance that was until Friday banned in Kenya where it was made, showed on Sunday to a cheering, sold-out audience in Nairobi.
Ferragamo brings Tuscan countryside to Milan with new collection
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 03:33:21 -0400
(This refiled version of the story adds dropped word 'men's' to second paragraph.)
Cavalli raises hemlines in body conscious show in Milan
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:02:34 -0400
Short and wrapping designs that highlighted the body's form and movement marked out Roberto Cavalli's dynamic spring-summer 2019 collection in a runway full of energy on Saturday at Milan Fashion week.
Annual Oktoberfest kicks off in Munich with beer, lederhosen, sausages
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:24:10 -0400
Thousands of visitors, many of them dressed in traditional lederhosen or dirndl corseted dresses, descended on Munich on Saturday for the start of the annual Oktoberfest, the world's largest beer festival.
Versace plays with prints and leather for its spring/summer designs
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 11:43:56 -0400
Italy's Versace played with bold prints, patchwork and leather in its spring/summer 2019 women's collection in a star-studded show on Friday, the third day of Milan's fashion week.