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Entertainment News Archive - December 16, 2005

By Chris Marlowe LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Yahoo Inc.

Real estate mogul-turned reality TV star Donald Trump hired his fourth apprentice on Thursday, choosing consulting firm CEO Randal Pinkett during a live telecast of the finale of NBC's "The Apprentice."

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Real estate mogul-turned reality TV star Donald Trump hired his fourth apprentice on Thursday, choosing consulting firm CEO Randal Pinkett during a live telecast of the finale of NBC's "The Apprentice." Trump chose Pinkett over financial journalist Rebecca Jarvis on a Lincoln Center stage that was outfitted as a mock-up of the boardroom in which Trump aims his weekly "You're fired" at one of the contestants vying for a six-figure job with the Trump organization.

LONDON (Reuters) - Actress Teri Hatcher won substantial libel damages on Friday from a British newspaper that alleged she used a camper van outside her home to have sex with a series of men.

Actress Teri Hatcher won substantial libel damages on Friday from a British newspaper that alleged she used a camper van outside her home to have sex with a series of men.

By Adam Pasick LONDON (Reuters) - Echoing their song "You Never Give Me Your Money," The Beatles have sued record company EMI Group, claiming that they are owed 30 million pounds ($53.1 million) in royalties after negotiations broke down.

(Corrects age) A corrected repetition follows. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Grammy-winning singer Lou Rawls has been diagnosed with cancer and was being treated at a Los Angeles hospital, his spokesman said on Friday.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Grammy-winning singer Lou Rawls has been diagnosed with cancer and was being treated at a Los Angeles hospital, his spokesman said on Friday.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Imagine this: a talking John Lennon doll. The Web site for the National Entertainment Collectibles Association (http://www.necaonline.com) has unveiled pictures of a new John Lennon action figure that is expected to arrive in stores in the spring.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - John Spencer, star of NBC television drama "The West Wing," died on Friday at a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a heart attack, his spokesman Ron Hofmann said. Spencer, 58, portrayed vice presidential candidate Leo McGarry on the Emmy-winning show.

Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.