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Entertainment News Archive - November 25, 2005

HANOI (Reuters) - British rocker Gary Glitter faces up to 12 years in a Vietnamese jail if convicted on child molestation charges to be filed on Saturday, an official said. "Gary will be charged with engaging in 'perverse activities with children'," the Ba Ria Vung Tau province official said.

By Robert Birsel ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie said on Friday promises of help for Pakistan's earthquake survivors must be kept, and quickly, or many people could freeze to death as a bitter Himalayan winter grips the region. Jolie, a goodwill ambassador for the U.N.

ALMATY (Reuters) - A British comedian who uses a boorish, sexist and racist Kazakh alter ego called Borat to poke fun at interviewees has responded to a legal threat from the Kazakh authorities by satirically welcoming the move.

By Nguyen Van Vinh HO CHI MINH CITY (Reuters) - British rocker Gary Glitter faces up to 12 years in a Vietnamese jail if convicted on child molestation charges to be filed on Saturday, an official said.

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - For Christian church leaders across Britain, Disney's "Narnia" blockbuster film could be the ideal way to pack the pews.

ALMATY (Reuters) - A British comedian who uses a boorish, sexist and racist Kazakh alter ego called Borat to poke fun at interviewees has responded to a legal threat from the Kazakh authorities by satirically welcoming the move.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Not every family can afford one at a price tag of up to $200,000 but actor Tom Cruise says he bought a sonogram machine for his pregnant fiance Katie Holmes so that they can monitor the development of their child.

LONDON (Reuters) - Take That are to reform for a tour of Britain -- but Robbie Williams will not be joining his old boy band. The group, the first band since The Beatles to score four consecutive number one singles, sold 25 million records worldwide before breaking up in 1996.

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's "golden '20s," a decade of libertinage, artistic innovation and political ferment, is the focus of this year's Berlin Jewish festival which opens on Sunday.

By Fred Bronson LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - As Madonna's "Hung Up" jumps seven places to No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, the pop icon matches Elvis Presley's tally for top-10 hits -- 36, the most for any artist in the rock era.

Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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