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Entertainment News Archive - May 27, 2006

TOKYO (Reuters) - Pop star Michael Jackson appeared in public in Tokyo on Saturday for the first time since his acquittal on sex-abuse charges last year and was welcomed by an adoring crowd.

By David Dolan TOKYO (Reuters) - Pop star Michael

By Mike Collett-White CANNES (Reuters) - Two directors bring very different tales of dictatorship and state brutality to the screen in Cannes, one with a fantasy set in Franco's Spain and the other with a real-life tale of Argentina's military junta.

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It may only be rock 'n' roll, the music born of anti-establishment rebels, but conservatives can like it too.

Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.