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Entertainment News Archive - May 15, 2006

NEW YORK (Reuters) - News Corp.'s MySpace.com will begin selling episodes of Fox's "24" next week as part of a plan to turn the popular teen website into a business rivaling Yahoo Inc. and Apple Computer Inc.'s iTunes, according to the Wall Street Journal.

By Scott Roxborough BERLIN (Hollywood Reporter) - "The Lives of Others," a gripping drama about the East German secret service, the Stasi, overthrew the competition at Germany's top film awards, winning seven prizes, including best picture.

LONDON (Reuters) - A lawsuit filed by Bob Marley's bass guitarist Aston "Family Man" Barrett, who is seeking 60 million pounds ($113.2 million) in unpaid royalties from Island Records and the Marley family, is due to be decided in London's High Court on Monday.

By Krittivas Mukherjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - A power

Reclusive rocker W. Axl Rose was on his best behavior as the new-look Guns N' Roses played its first concerts in more than three years over the weekend and dusted off a few songs from its long-delayed album.

LONDON (Reuters) - A UK judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit filed by Bob Marley's bass guitarist Aston "Family Man" Barrett, who was seeking 60 million pounds ($113 million) in unpaid royalties from Island Records and the Marley family.

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese media have speculated that flashes of underwear and other "inappropriate" images in the China scenes of Mission Impossible 3 (MI3) might jeopardize the mainland release of Tom Cruise's latest Hollywood blockbuster.

LONDON (Reuters) - London's High Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Bob Marley's bass guitarist Aston "Family Man" Barrett, who was seeking 60 million pounds ($113 million) in unpaid royalties from Island Records and the Marley family.

GENEVA (Reuters) - Naomi Watts, the Oscar-nominated actress who starred in King Kong and Mulholland Drive, was named on Monday as a special United Nations envoy on HIV/AIDS.

By Adam Pasick LONDON (Reuters) - Aston "Familyman" Barrett, the bass player for Bob Marley and the Wailers, has lost a 60 million pound ($113.6 million) lawsuit over royalties and song-writing credits that pitted him against Island Records and the Marley family.

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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