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  • AbbVie's $46 billion bid for Irish rival rejected

    AbbVie's $46 billion bid for Irish rival rejected
    Irish pharmaceutical company Shire Plc said Friday it had rejected a $46.3 billion takeover offer from North Chicago-based AbbVie Inc., thwarting, at least for now, the company’s attempt to tap into the London-listed company’s low tax rate....
  • Karlovy Vary Fest Spotlights Variety's Critics' Choice Lineup

    The 10 pics championed by variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month are an eclectic mix of the year's best-reviewed Euro-backed features. Representing a wide sample of different genres, countries and languages...
  • BBC Commemorates World War I With Four Years Worth of Programming

    The carnage, horror, bravery and humanity of World War I has inspired such bigscreen fare as "All Quiet on the Western Front," "Paths of Glory" and "Gallipoli" -- and now, as the centenary of the outbreak of the "war to end all wars" approaches on July...
  • Interview: New heights for 'Transformers' stars in city

    Interview: New heights for 'Transformers' stars in city
    There were about 15 teenagers on what looked like a field trip earlier this month at the John Hancock Center, and not one of them seemed to recognize “Transformers: Age of Extinction” co-stars Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor. They carried on...
  • Tony Goldwyn, Richard LaGravanese Talk WE tv's 'The Divide' in a Post-Racial Society

    Pressing palms late into Thursday night at midtown Manhattan's ritzy Tuscan eatery Circo, Tony Goldwyn -- "Scandal's" President Fitz and co-creator of WE tv's new drama "The Divide" -- painted the show in humble hues. "This was an idea that started...
  • Van Morrison takes his music home with concert near Belfast

    Van Morrison takes his music home with concert near Belfast
    Some 400,000 Garth Brooks fans may still be licking their wounds over his aborted concerts in Ireland, which were originally scheduled for this past weekend. But Irish musician Van Morrison gave about 400 of his most devoted followers something worth...
  • Weekend tennis roundup: Poquoson's Hunter, daughter Andrea go unbeaten as 4.5 team advances from state tournament

    Weekend tennis roundup: Poquoson's Hunter, daughter Andrea go unbeaten as 4.5 team advances from state tournament
    A mother-daughter combination from Poquoson sparked their team to first place in their flight as the USTA Virginia 18-and-over district championships continued at Huntington Park, Old Dominion and Christopher Newport. Charo Hunter and her daughter...
  • Ticketmaster postpones refunds for Garth Brooks' canceled Ireland shows

    Garth Brooks fans got new hope over the weekend that his five canceled concerts in Dublin, Ireland, might go on as scheduled this month. After a top Irish government official stepped in to help broker a deal, Ticketmaster has in turn postponed plans to...
  • 'Celtic Magic' comes to Manchester Public Library

    If magic is done right, it is beyond our comprehension and leaves us to wonder, "How did he do that?" It can, however, be enjoyed for what it is - absolutely entertaining. It is with this concept in mind that Daniel GreenWolf visited Manchester Public...
  • Garth Brooks: 'I will go to the last second' to save Dublin shows

    Garth Brooks has told the promoter of his five concerts in Ireland that he’s game to go ahead with the shows as planned if the municipal roadblocks that led to their cancellation on Tuesday can be resolved. “If you think for any reason...
  • Garth Brooks' 'Comeback Special' shows in Ireland canceled

    In a surprise turn that has left at least 400,000 concert ticket-holders in Ireland disappointed, the promoter of country superstar Garth Brooks’ five sold-out shows in Dublin announced Tuesday that the concerts have been canceled after the city&...
  • 'Girls' actress Allison Williams to play Peter Pan on NBC live special

    "Girls" cast member Allison Williams has been tapped for the title role in NBC's upcoming "Peter Pan Live!" [People] Victoria's Secret model Doutzen Kroes and her husband, disc jockey Sunnery James, welcomed a daughter on Wednesday and promptly posted a...