Archive For June 2008

Networks line up to woo Jay Leno

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Don’t pity Jay Leno. The host of NBC’s “The Tonight Show” is losing his home of 17 years in 2009, but Leno finds himself in an enviable position.

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Uma Thurman engaged to financier Arpad Busson

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Actress Uma Thurman, star of the “Kill Bill” movies, is engaged to London financier Arpad “Arki” Busson, according to news reports on Friday.

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Miley Cyrus grows up on “Breakout”

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Miley Cyrus is a superstar to millions of teens around the world as Hannah Montana, but it’s a more grown-up Cyrus who emerges on her new album, “Breakout.”

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Wim Wenders to chair Venice film festival jury

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Acclaimed German director Wim Wenders will chair the jury of this year’s Venice film festival, organizers said on Friday.

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Film goes behind “Ganja Queen” travel nightmare

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Schapelle Corby is living every traveler’s worst nightmare — convicted in 2005 of smuggling marijuana into Indonesia, the 30-year-old Australian is serving a 20-year sentence in a cramped prison.

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Venus Williams reaches last 16 at Wimbledon

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A ruthless Venus Williams and a hobbling Jelena Jankovic restored some order to the women’s draw on Saturday to keep their grand slam hopes alive heading into the second week of Wimbledon.

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Vienna neutrals favoring Spain over Germany

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German fans far outnumbered their Spanish counterparts on Saturday as the first batch of supporters arrived in Vienna for Sunday’s Euro 2008 final between the two teams.

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Johnson says his 200 world record could fall to Bolt

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Michael Johnson’s 200 meters world record could soon fall to Jamaican Usain Bolt, the former Olympic sprint champion said on Saturday.

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Villa absence confirmed, Fabregas favorite to start

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Spain coach Luis Aragones confirmed on Saturday that injured striker David Villa would not play against Germany in Sunday’s Euro 2008 final.

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No one remembers losers – Aragones tells Spain

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Coach Luis Aragones has been motivating Spain before Sunday’s Euro 2008 final against Germany by telling them no one remembers losing finalists.

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