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Entertainment News Archive - August 11, 2006

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - The king of the summer movie box office is none other than North Korea's Dear Leader Kim Jong-il, or at least that is what the communist state's official media has been saying this week.

By Paul Majendie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Bouncy Castle Hamlet, Macbeth with a Sinatra soundtrack, Shakespeare for Breakfast with free coffee and croissants.

Sam Moore, a signature soul man of the 1960s who has flown under the radar for decades, has collected an All-Star lineup of collaborators including Bruce Springsteen, Wynona Judd, Sting and Billy Preston for his first album in 24 years.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Veteran television personality Mike Douglas, whose daytime talk show ran for two decades until 1982, died on Friday, his 81st birthday, at a hospital in North Palm Beach, Florida, a business associate said.

Correcting his age in headline, 81 instead of 80 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Veteran television personality Mike Douglas, whose daytime talk show ran for two decades until 1982, died on Friday, his 81st birthday, at a hospital in North Palm Beach, Florida, a business associate said.

BERLIN (Reuters) - Nobel prize-winning German author Guenter Grass has admitted for the first time that he served in the Waffen-SS, Adolf Hitler's elite Nazi troops.

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Elton Jo

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Lou Diamond Phillips, who starred in the 1987 film "La Bamba," was jailed early on Friday on suspicion of domestic abuse against his live-in girlfriend, Los Angeles police said.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Superstar rapper Kanye West is engaged to marry his girlfriend, People magazine reported on Friday.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Superstar rapper Kanye West is engaged to marry his girlfriend, People magazine reported on Friday.

Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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