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Entertainment News Archive - May 03, 2006

By Steve Pond NEW ORLEANS (Hollywood Reporter) -

HANOI (Reuters) - Disgraced British "glam rocker" Gary Glitter, sentenced to three years in a Vietnamese jail for molesting children, will appeal to the country's Supreme Court on May 19, his lawyer said on Wednesday.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - EMI Group is in early talks to buy smaller rival Warner Music Group in the third attempt in more than five years to bring together the two music companies, a source familiar with the matter said late on Tuesday.

A van Gogh portrait of a French cafe owner sold for more than $40 million at the season's first major Impressionist and modern art sale on Tuesday.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Brendan Fraser and his wife Afton Smith became parents for a third time on Tuesday, Us Weekly reported. The magazine said the baby, whose gender was not revealed, was delivered at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

By Sheigh Crabtree LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporte

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lost sales from pirated DVD movies and Internet downloads are higher than previously thought, a report in the Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday.

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Fox bagged the top three shows among adults 18-49 last week, and ABC had three in the top 10 as the networks tied in the coveted demographic in the final weeks of the season.

HANOI (Reuters) - Disgraced British "glam rocker" Gary Glitter, sentenced to three years in a Vietnamese jail for molesting children, will appeal to the country's Supreme Court on May 19, his lawyer said on Wednesday.

LONDON (Reuters) - Warner Music Group Corp., home to Madonna and James Blunt, has rejected a $28.50-a-share takeover approach from rival EMI Group that valued the world's fourth largest music company at $4.2 billion.

Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.