John Travolta doesn’t do a lot of interviews. But at the Cannes Film Festival for the premiere of his mob drama “Gotti,” in which he plays embattled mafia don John Gotti, the Oscar-nominated actor sat for a two-hour conversation as part of the festival’s master class series, dubbed “Rendez-vous…
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The Doors reveled in their role as rock’s new bad boys when they burst onto the pop music scene in 1966, and two years later, when they helped usher in the nascent era of arena rock with the opening of the Forum in Inglewood. They carried that idea all the…
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Three Airbnb guests were departing the house they had rented in a residential neighborhood of Rialto when they spotted a woman looking at them. Kelly Fyffe-Marshall had a feeling the woman was going to call the police. She even joked about it to her friends after they dragged their suitcases…
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It’s been a long winter and seriously #whereisspring. We get it. It's been a really annoying, extremely long, and very sad winter. But one local news weather forecaster has a PSA for everyone: Don't blame it on me! Fox17 Garry Frank of Fox17 in Michigan went on a hilarious yet…
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The artificial-intelligence-enabled Colgate E1 comes with an app that ensures you’re scrupulously cleansing day and night. Admittedly, it’s a little weird.
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The main takeaway from the remake of the 1987 Goldie Hawn-Kurt Russell rom-com “Overboard” is simple: Why? The whole endeavor is an exercise in trying to do too many things — rehash a nostalgic property, propel Mexican film star Eugenio Derbez to mainstream stardom, revive Anna Faris’ film career...
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The Los Angeles Board of Education is poised to select philanthropist and former investment banker Austin Beutner to be the next superintendent of the nation’s second-largest school system. Barring a last-minute development, the only mystery is whether Beutner emerges with four or five votes from...
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The board of Fortis Healthcare on Thursday recommended the binding offer of the Munjal-Burmans combine to the shareholders after 18 months of hectic parleys with several potential investors for the sale of its business.
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April 11 (Reuters) - The family of a driver killed in a Tesla car crash has hired law firm Minami Tamaki LLP to explore legal options, the law firm said on Wednesday, adding that the Autopilot feature in the electric carmaker's vehicle probably caused his death.