Singer Tito Jackson, left, singer Jackie Jackson, right, and ...
Jan 28th, 2012
(AP) - Singer Tito Jackson, left, singer Jackie Jackson, right, and tour director and writer Jamie King arrive at the opening night of the Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour in Los Angeles on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg) -
PARIS (Reuters) - French singer and songwriter Georges Moustaki, beloved in France for his songs celebrating liberty and collaborations with Edith Piaf, died on Thursday after a long illness. He was 79. The Greek-born singer grew up in Alexandria, Egypt, and arrived in Paris in 1951, where he began to play guitar at nightclubs and met some of the p... [Full Article]
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An accounting executive for AEG Live LLC testified on Monday that the company spent $24 million producing Michael Jackson's ill-fated "This Is It" concerts. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Mike Davidson CANNES (Reuters) - Three years after "Senna", the hit film biography of the late Brazilian racing driver Ayrton Senna, sporting documentaries about Jackie Stewart, Muhammad Ali and Pele are competing for attention at the Cannes Film Festival. In "Weekend of a Champion", the Polish-French filmmaker Roman Polanski... [Full Article]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Hard-line Islamist students protested in the Afghan capital demanding the repeal of a presidential decree for women's rights that they say is un-Islamic. It was the latest sign of a backlash against the legal protections passed in the 12 years since the toppling of the Taliban regime known for its harsh treatment of w... [Full Article]