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'Guardians' rallies summer box office with $11.2 million opening night
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The "Guardians of the Galaxy" stormed into the box office with a $11.2 million opening night, Walt Disney Co said on Friday, and could outperform expectations if it keeps drawing viewers with a new leading man, strong reviews and social media buzz.
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Jason Mraz's first summer job? Sweaty, hard work
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Summer jobs: The very mention brings up memories of low pay, long hours and sweaty, clueless teenagers who don't really know what they're doing.
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Film world's cast of toys teleport into digital playground
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Those ubiquitous Angry Birds flew from the mobile screen to the toy store, hooked up with Hollywood, and are headed back to the digital world thanks to the telepod.
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Manet's 'Le Printemps' poised to reach record auction price
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Edouard Manet's 1881 celebrated portrait "Le Printemps," which has been owned by the same family for a century, will be auctioned for the first time this year and could fetch up to $35 million, Christie's auction house said on Friday.
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Former teen idol Cassidy faces NY court appearance on DWI charge
NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Cassidy, the "Partridge Family" star and 1970s teen idol, will have to appear in a New York court to face a drunken driving charge after missing a proceeding related to his plea deal, apparently because he was playing a game of bocce nearby.
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Obama commemorates Special Olympics anniversary at star-studded White House event
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Katy Perry, Jason Derulo and Stevie Wonder were all there - but the only guest who got to give President Barack Obama a hug during his speech was restaurant owner Tim Harris.
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Guitarist Dick Wagner, who played for Alice Cooper, dead at 71
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Rock guitarist Dick Wagner, whose prolific session work graced the albums of such acts as Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Kiss and Aerosmith during the 1970s, has died at age 71 in Arizona, his manager said on Thursday.
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Verbier Festival draws the elites - and music lovers too
VERBIER Switzerland (Reuters) - There are thousands of music festivals around Europe every summer, but only one lays claim to being held at the highest altitude and that's the one in the Swiss ski resort of Verbier, sometimes called the Davos of the music world.
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'Sharknado 2' creates feeding frenzy on Twitter, record audience for Syfy
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Flying sharks chomping through New York City drew a record audience for Syfy's "Sharknado 2: The Second One," and became the most tweeted-about TV movie on social media, the U.S. cable network said on Thursday.
31 Jul 2014 22:28 - Share
Night at the museum: U.S. adults embrace art, science sleepovers
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kids have been sleeping overnight in museums across the country for years, dozing off among live sharks and dinosaur bones. Now adults are getting to join the fun.
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