• Weinstein Co faces lawsuit over Weinstein sexual assault claims

    Reuters News: (A previous version of this story incorrectly referred to Indiana University as the University of Indiana) FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey Weinstein attends the 2016 amfAR New York Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan, New York, U.S. on February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo By Daniel...
  • Graffiti set design adds punch to Cuba theater festival

    Reuters News: HAVANA (Reuters) – A play parodying the lengths some Cubans will go to in order to earn a few tourist dollars set against the backdrop of socially critical graffiti is adding punch to Havana’s annual theater festival. Public wait for the beginning of the spectacle “¡Guan melón!,...
  • George H.W. Bush apologizes after actress accuses him of groping

    Reuters News: LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush apologized through a spokesman on Wednesday for what an actress described as a sexual assault but which Bush said was intended as a friendly pat and a joke to put her at ease during a picture-taking session....
  • Wider Image: Mexico's indigenous Muslims in Maya heartland

    Reuters News: SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico (Reuters) – A trip to Mexico’s indigenous Maya heartland showed me how a vibrant Muslim community had sprung up in this predominantly Roman Catholic country. A combination photo shows Muslims from the Tzotzil Maya ethnic group posing for photographs in San...
  • Fats Domino, rock 'n' roll pioneer, dead at 89

    Reuters News: (Reuters) – Fats Domino, who brought rolling New Orleans boogie-woogie piano to early rock ‘n’ roll in chart-topping hits such as “Blueberry Hill” and “Ain’t That a Shame,” has died at the age of 89, officials said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. musician Fats Domino tips his...
  • U.S. rapper Eminem wins copyright case against NZ political ads

    Reuters News: SYDNEY (Reuters) – A New Zealand political party has been ordered to pay more than $400,000 to U.S. rapper Eminem for using music similar to his 2002 hit “Lose Yourself” in a television commercial to help win a national election. FILE PHOTO – Musician Eminem attends the...
  • Saudi industrial city plans jazz festival as reforms take hold

    Reuters News: RIYADH (Reuters) – A Saudi Arabian industrial zone plans to host a jazz festival around the end of this year as it moves into tourism and entertainment, a result of economic reforms designed to end the kingdom’s reliance on oil exports. Fahd Al Rasheed, Group Chief Executive...
  • Thor finds his funny side as apocalypse nears in 'Ragnarok'

    Reuters News: LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The end of the world is nigh, and Marvel’s brawny superhero Thor finds himself hammerless and held hostage on a kitsch futuristic planet light years away from his home, in a sequel that revamps the slightly dim-witted Norse god with irreverent humor. “Thor:...
  • Robert Guillaume, star of TV's 'Benson,' dies at age 89

    Reuters News: , (Reuters) – Two-time Emmy Award-winning actor Robert Guillaume, who became one of the most prominent black actors on U.S. television playing the cantankerous title character in the hit 1980s series “Benson,” died of complications from prostate cancer on Tuesday, his wife said. He was 89. FILE...