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Boy Scouts of America lifts ban on gay troop leaders

Washington - The Boy Scouts of America officially ended its decades-old ban on gay troop leaders Monday, a historic but controversial shift after years of legal wrangling and internal strife.

'Pixels' plays lower than expected as 'Ant-Man' wins again

"Pixels" proved not worthy of a box office title as it fell to "Ant-Man." Adam Sandler has lost his luster as his new video game action film fell flat.

'Ant-Man' crawls to the top

UPDATE 7.21.15: It turns out both "Ant-Man" and "Minions" came in a bit smaller than the Sunday estimates. "Ant-Man" came in at $57.1 million while "Minions" saw a $49.3 million weekend haul.

'Ant-Man' arrives and will battle 'Minions' for top spot

After an impressive first weekend win, "Minions" will be tough to beat. But, "Ant-Man" is here and the buzz has been good. The buzz, however, is still solid for those pesky "Minions."

Emmy nominations announced

Los Angeles - The 67th Emmy Awards will be handed out Sept. 20, but first come the nominations. They were announced today (July 16). "Game of Thrones" leads all shows with 24 nominations.

London's Royal Academy crowdfunds Ai Weiwei installation

London - The Royal Academy of Arts in London launched a crowdfunding appeal on Wednesday for an installation by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei that would see its courtyard filled with giant reconstructed trees.

How France dominates oak barrel trade for fine wines

Charente Maritime - Crafted by artisans using high quality oak, "Made in France" wine barrels -- in which age some of the world's most expensive wines -- are selling like hot cakes abroad, with exports making up 70 percent of the market.

Feverish excitement surrounds Harper Lee book release

New York - Bookstores opened at midnight when copies of Harper Lee's eagerly awaited, but controversial second novel flew off the shelves more than half a century after the groundbreaking success of "To Kill a Mockingbird.

Making millions with 'Minions' is too easy

Making money with "Minions" was easy for Universal this weekend as the yellow wise-crackers won the box office. They made it look too easy.

Greek 'crisis' crime novelist captivates Germans

Berlin - It's nearly midnight and in a matter of minutes Greece will leave the euro. Banks are shuttered, TV shows heatedly debate whether salaries will be paid... and Inspector Haritos has a new crime to solve.

France authorises cops to sport (certain) beards and tattoos

Paris - French police officers have been given approval to sport beards and tattoos on the job so long as they respect certain conditions, officials said Friday.

First chapter of new Harper Lee novel released

New York - Scout is an independent woman living in New York with a childhood friend who wants to marry her back home in Alabama. Her brother is dead and her father, Atticus, suffers from rheumatoid arthritis.

Move over, 'Minions' are here

For Universal studios, the summer has been real nice. First "Jurassic World" took the box office by storm and now come the "Minions."

In Mexico City, once beloved VW Beetle is nearly extinct

- It was a symbol of the Mexico City landscape, zooming, honking and fuming in the mega-capital's infamously dense traffic. But the beloved Volkswagen Beetle is nearly extinct, a victim of anti-pollution campaigns.

When a selfie is not enough: India abuzz over 'velfie' craze

Mumbai - Move over selfie, India is embracing the "velfie" with Bollywood stars, sporting heroes and even politicians taking and posting videos of themselves online using a range of new mobile apps.

Holiday dents movie box office

UPDATE: 7.6.15 - As was noted, as the actual box office figures were updated, it showed something different. "Inside Out" did inch by "Jurassic World" over the July 4 holiday.

North Korea opens new showcase airport terminal

Pyongyang - North Korea has opened a sleek new airport terminal, hailing it as a showcase of leader Kim Jong-Un's achievement after its construction had to be stopped halfway and redone at his whim.

Crowded box office over holiday weekend

The Fourth of July holiday has started in the states with Tuesday showings of "Terminator: Genisys" and "Magic Mike XXL."

The dinosaurs do it again

It was not expected to win and it played out that way. "Ted 2" finished third as "Jurassic World" wins again. The win marks the third week in a row for the dinosaurs.

Hotel installs bedside switch to liberate you from the Internet

The Internet has added a whole new dimension to our lives, but many feel in the process, it has intruded into areas, physical and mental, where it does not belong — a luxury hotel is trying to restore the balance.

'Ted 2' is not in it to win the weekend

A bear and a dog will try to knock down dinosaurs as the box office has plenty of animals competing for attention. It is still likely that "Jurassic World" will win for a third time.

North Korea's 'landmark' airport terminal to open on July 1

Pyongyang - North Korea's showcase new airport terminal, which had to be partly demolished and rebuilt at leader Kim Jong-Un's whim, is to open on July 1, state media said Thursday.

Londoners dream of swimming in the River Thames

London - Work to build an open-air pool on the River Thames in central London could start this year as more Britons dip their toes into the waters of outdoor swimming.

Hungarian supergranny closes in on world chess record

Budapest - An 87-year-old Hungarian woman aims this weekend to set a world record by beating 1920s Cuban chess grandmaster Jose Raul Capablanca at his own game: simultaneous play.

'Jurassic World' holds off 'Inside Out'

'Jurassic World' held off 'Inside Out" to hold on to the top spot at the box office. Pixar's "Inside Out" put up huge numbers but still could not get past the dinosaurs.

'Inside Out' takes on 'Jurassic World'

Usually when an animated movie is set to open, all eyes would be on that film. It is the family films that easily take the box office crown.

Tracey Emin, bad girl of UK art, 'slowly' catching up to her age

Basel - British artist Tracey Emin seems stressed and ruffled as she weaves through crowds of deep-pocketed collectors to reach three of her pieces on prominent display at Art Basel."It's a trade fair, isn't it?

US 'phenomenally thirsty' for wine: Experts

Bordeaux - The American wine market, already the world's biggest, still has "phenomenal" potential for growth if handled with care, US wine professionals said this week at the world's leading wine fair, Vinexpo.

Turkish shop a symbol in Berlin's war on gentrification

Berlin - After decades of quietly selling fruit and vegetables, a family-run Turkish grocery shop has become the unlikely flashpoint in a Berlin culture war pitting a neighbourhood against property developers.

'Jurassic World' has best global opening ever

UPDATE 6.15.15: The weekend actuals are out and "Jurassic World" now holds the title for the best opening ever, domestically. It also takes home the foreign and global titles as well.
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