‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett charged with faking racist attack

(Reuters) – Actor Jussie Smollett was charged on Wednesday with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten on the streets of Chicago by two masked... Read more »

‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett charged with faking racist attack

(Reuters) – Actor Jussie Smollett was charged on Wednesday with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten on the streets of Chicago by two masked... Read more »

From street kids to war romance, Oscar foreign-film slate keeps it real

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – From Lebanese street children to love behind the Iron Curtain and the daily life of a Mexican housekeeper, this year’s Oscar-nominated foreign language films draw... Read more »

RPT-UPDATE 1-Managers hired for Toshiba Memory IPO, possibly Japan’s biggest in 2019-sources

(Repeats story that first ran late on Wednesday.) * Nomura, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley picked * Bain-led consortium bought Toshiba Memory last year for $18 bln * Toshiba Corp... Read more »

Gucci puts on masquerade catwalk as Milan Fashion Week opens

MILAN (Reuters) – Masks of all shades, shapes and sizes took over the Gucci catwalk on Wednesday as the Italian luxury label kicked off Milan’s leg of the Autumn/Winter... Read more »

Viacom keeps cutting cord, will stream programs on fuboTV

FILE PHOTO: The Viacom logo is displayed on the doors of a building in midtown Manhattan in New York, U.S., February 27, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo (Reuters) – Viacom... Read more »

Former Trump adviser Stone ordered to appear in court over Instagram posts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Roger Stone, a former political adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, was ordered on Tuesday to appear in court this week over Instagram posts that chastised... Read more »

Fashion’s ‘creative genius’ Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85

PARIS (Reuters) – German haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits and striking catwalks, has died aged... Read more »

A career secret weapon: Thank-you notes

NEW YORK (Reuters) – In a world of extremely rapid change, we have seen plenty of things vanish, from rotary phones to electric typewriters to 8-track music cartridges. FILE... Read more »

Former Trump adviser Stone apologizes to judge after photo post

FILE PHOTO: Longtime Trump ally Roger Stone gives an interview to Reuters in Washington, U.S., January 31, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former adviser... Read more »