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British songwriter accuses U2 of stealing song

British songwriter accuses U2 of stealing song

A British songwriter and guitarist is claiming that rock band U2 and lead singer Bono stole one of his songs for their 1991 album "Achtung Baby."
Published: 02/28/17
Firm says several mistakes caused Oscars best picture gaffe

Firm says several mistakes caused Oscars best picture gaffe

The accounting firm responsible for the integrity of the Academy Awards said Monday that its staffers did not move quickly enough to correct the biggest error in Oscars history _ the mistaken announcement of the best picture winner
Published: 02/28/17
The Latest: Accounting firm takes blame for Oscars flub

The Latest: Accounting firm takes blame for Oscars flub

The accounting firm responsible for correctly tallying Academy Award winners says its team didn't move quickly enough to correct the incorrect announcement of the best picture winner at Sunday's Oscars
Published: 02/28/17
Sequestered jury from outside area to decide Bill Cosby case

Sequestered jury from outside area to decide Bill Cosby case

A suburban Philadelphia judge has ruled that a jury from outside the area will hear the sexual assault case against actor Bill Cosby
Published: 02/28/17
Box Office Top 20: 'Get Out' nets $33.4 million opening

Box Office Top 20: 'Get Out' nets $33.4 million opening

Comedian Jordan Peele's directorial debut, "Get Out," did even better in its first weekend in theaters than initially projected
Published: 02/27/17
Trump says Oscars focused hard on politics before 'sad' end

Trump says Oscars focused hard on politics before 'sad' end

President Donald Trump says Sunday's Academy Awards "focused so hard on politics that they didn't get the act together at the end."
Published: 02/27/17
Lauryn Hill delays makeup concert for show that started late

Lauryn Hill delays makeup concert for show that started late

Singer-rapper Lauryn Hill has postponed a Pittsburgh concert that was scheduled to make up for one last month that started more than three hours late
Published: 02/27/17

Author, newspaper columnist Jay Cronley dies at 73

Author Jay Cronley, whose books were made into movies starring some of Hollywood's most notable funnymen, has died at age 73
Published: 02/27/17

Oscars draw 32.9 million viewers, lowest rating since 2008

The 32.9 million viewers tuning into Sunday's Academy Awards represented a drop-off of more than a million from last year and Oscar's smallest audience since 2008
Published: 02/27/17
Oscar-winning Syrian group hopes award will stop 'massacres'

Oscar-winning Syrian group hopes award will stop 'massacres'

A young volunteer in the Syrian search-and-rescue group featured in an Academy Award-winning documentary says he hopes the award will help stop "massacres" in his country
Published: 02/27/17