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May 2016

Rapper Rick Ross loses ‘Everyday I’m hustlin” copyright claim

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Rapper Rick Ross performs during an official weigh-in for Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. and Marcos Maidana of Argentina ahead of their welterweight boxing match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada September 12, 2014. REUTERS/Steve Marcus By Andrew Chung NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rapper Rick Ross cannot copyright the words “Everyday I’m hustlin’,” a U.S. judge has ruled, putting an end to his claim against…

Migration not a problem, ‘Desierto’ film star García Bernal says

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Actor Gael Garcia Bernel arrives for the premiere of the movie “Desierto” at TIFF the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, September 13, 2015. REUTERS/Fred Thornhill By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) – Migrant thriller “Desierto” relies on gripping action to send a sharp message about heated rhetoric sowing the seeds of violence, but the film’s star Gael García Bernal has no problem distilling it into words. “The main problem right…

Elton John hopes ‘Putin’ prank call highlights gay discrimination

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British singer-songwriter Elton John performs with his band during a concert in Gijon, July 17, 2015. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso LONDON (Reuters) – British singer Elton John said on Thursday he was “happy to be pranked” by two Russian comedians impersonating Vladimir Putin if the incident helped shine a spotlight on gay discrimination. Vladimir Krasnov and Aleksei Stolyarov said they had called the singer in a prank call, one impersonating the Russian…

Keith Richards says Rolling Stones to record new album next year

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British veteran rockers The Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger sings next to band member Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts as they open their North American “Zip Code” tour in San Diego, California May 24, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake – RTX1EEZE LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Rolling Stones plan to record a new album next year, the band’s 25th U.S. studio set and its first in more than a decade,…

Justin Timberlake to raise hair as singing troll

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Singer Justin Timberlake poses with his iHeartRadio Innovator Award backstage at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards in Los Angeles, California, March 29, 2015. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Award-winning singer, actor and heartthrob Justin Timberlake will star in “Trolls”, a DreamWorks animated musical about the spiky-haired Danish dolls, the studio said on Tuesday. Timberlake will play Branch, a “hilariously hardcore survivalist”, joining Anna Kendrick as Princess Poppy in the first…

U.S. appeals court reverses dismissal of hip hop duo’s gang label case

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Members of the Insane Clown Posse pose as they arrive at the 2003 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, in this file photo from December 10, 2003. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/Files By Suzannah Gonzales (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court in Ohio on Thursday revived a lawsuit against federal agencies brought by members of Insane Clown Posse and fans over a federal report that labeled…

Caitlyn Jenner files in Los Angeles court to officially change name

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Caitlyn Jenner, recipient of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, is seen on a TV set in the press room during the 2015 ESPY’s award show at Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, California July 15, 2015. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Reality television star and former Olympic champion Caitlyn Jenner has applied to a Los Angeles County court to make official her name and gender change,…

Nazis? Cults? Creative freedom draws Hollywood to Netflix, Amazon TV

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The Netflix logo is shown in this illustration photograph in Encinitas, California October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – When Tina Fey pitched a comedy series to broadcast network NBC, the home of her Emmy-winning hit “30 Rock,” she ran into problems with the new show’s “potentially tricky” premise about a woman held hostage by a religious zealot. “With broadcast, when you’re going into people’s…