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Entertainment News Archive - August 15, 2006

By Nicole Sperling LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporte

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Soon-to-be "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric said on Monday that she has been tempted to go on the air in the month that she's been at the network but instead is taking the longer view and preparing for her September 5 debut.

By Sheigh Crabtree LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Morgan Creek has begun the detective work on a kooky cold case.

International audiences have come to know Iranian cinema as a lyrical but slow-paced genre where horses slog through snowy Kurdish mountain passes and children spend two hours looking for a lost bank note.

By Nicole Sperling LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporte

MADRID (Reuters) - The Rolling Stones canceled their second and final concert in Spain on Tuesday because lead singer Mick Jagger was suffering from laryngitis, a local government official in El Ejido said.

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - Two stand-up comics accused of making light of the Holocaust at the Edinburgh Fringe festival hit back at their critics on Tuesday, igniting a debate about where, if anywhere, to draw the line in comedy.

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - Nobel laureate Guenter Grass said on Tuesday his literary achievements were being denigrated following his belated admission that he had served in the Waffen SS during World War Two.

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - Nobel laureate Guenter Grass said on Tuesday his literary achievements were being denigrated following his belated admission that he had served in the Waffen SS during World War Two.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Estranged Hollywood couple Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards, whose bitter divorce battle titillated the tabloids for months, have amicably settled most of their differences, their lawyers said.

Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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