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Entertainment News Archive - October 18, 2008

News Corp. President Rupert Murdoch says his family's worldwide media group is not struggling despite the ongoing economic crisis in the United States. The company's chief executive officer said at a News Corp.

Sixty-seven countries have submitted movies to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for a foreign picture Oscar, the U.S. group says.

A new BBC drama starring Martin Shaw as a Roman Catholic priest who performs exorcisms is not intended to spark controversy, the actor says.

Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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