WASHINGTON - Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation Friday announced the planned separation of the $76-billion conglomerate into two distinct publicly traded companies, with one to be renamed 21st Century Fox and the publishing firm to retain the News Corp brand. The split has been formally approved by the Board of Directors. The Company announced appointments to the Boards of Directors of both ...
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Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes, who was arrested for drug possession, does not need to go to a rehabilitation centre, according to her parents. Her mother Lynn and father Rick want her to seek treatment at a psychiatric hospital instead, reports contactmusic.com. "Amanda has been clearly using drugs, yes, including marijuana, but that is just the symptom. The fact is Amanda suffers from severe ...
Hollywood actress Winona Ryder believes that a woman's choice of dressing, especially footwear, speaks volumes about her personality. "What you wear - and it always starts with your shoes - determines what kind of character you are," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Ryder as saying. "A woman who wears high heels carries herself very different to a girl who wears sneakers or sandals. It really helps ...
Singer Mariah Carey suffered a wardrobe malfunction while chatting with a TV host, but she carried on with the show despite it. During her appearance on the show, she blurted out "my dress just popped", and quickly placed her hands over her chest to cover her bosom, reports thesun.co.uk. Soon, she was helped to zip it back. She checked the label and said: "I love you, Donatella (Versace), but ...
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Michael Jackson was called "the freak" by concert comeback bosses, it has been revealed. The late singer's mum Katherine heard how AEG Live's Ted Fikre mocked the star in emails, the Daily star reported. An LA court was told that another boss at the firm, which was organising his world tour, referred to the King Of Pop as "creepy". Months before Jackson's death in June 2009, the exchange ...
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According to the New Zealand media, master spinner Daniel Vettori has a black cloud hovering over his Test-playing future after he pulled out of the second test against England at Leeds, fearing that his body cannot cope with the strenuous exertion in the five days that will follow.
According to Stuff.co.nz, although the former captain was poised to overtake Stephen Fleming for a record 112th test for New Zealand, against England, he instead opted to pull out of the Test, leaving him on 111 tests for New Zealand, the same as Fleming.
The report further said that Vettori, who played his most recent test against West Indies in July, has since then played only five Twenty20 internationals as he was struggling with various ailments, notably an Achilles tendon problem that took six months to get right.
According to the report, Vettori fears that his body cannot withstand the pressures of a heavy bowling workload that began when he was 18, adding that his fears about his rickety body and uncertainty about his playing future in the longer formats may probably see out his international career in the limited-overs game.
And with his obvious successor, Bruce Martin, injured after struggling in his last two tests, it leaves a gaping hole in New Zealand's already-thin test spinning stocks, the report also added. ...
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