Jeremy Renner, estranged wife, settle custody dispute
LOS ANGELES (AP) Oscar-nominated actor Jeremy Renner will share joint custody of his 2-year-old daughter with his estranged wife after the pair reached a custody agreement after a day of negotiations on Wednesday.
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:20:00 -0400
'Furious 7' revs up for April box office record
Hot cars, hot cast and red-hot box office figures -- the juggernaut "Fast & Furious" franchise is revving up for another wild ride. The fast-paced film with a racially diverse cast that has won over audiences both at home and abroad is certain to rake in major cash, but it will also tug at the heartstrings of fans. Star Paul Walker, who has played cop-turned-racer Brian O'Conner in the films, died in a fiery car crash in December 2013 at age 40 -- a tragedy reminiscent of his character's on-screen adventures. "Look for the record for biggest April debut to fall hard this weekend," said Paul Dergarabedian, of the box office tracker Rentrak.
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:46:02 -0400
Marlon James among winners of Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
NEW YORK (AP) Novelist Marlon James and poet Marilyn Chin are among this year's winners of the Anisfield-Wolf (AN'-is-feeld) Book Awards, given for literature that "confronts racism and examines diversity."
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:26:40 -0400
Cynthia, first wife of John Lennon, dies: son
Cynthia Lennon, the British first wife of The Beatles' songwriter John Lennon, has died aged 75, the couple's son Julian said Wednesday. "Her son Julian Lennon was at her bedside throughout. Julian Lennon wrote and sang a song of tribute to his mother that was posted on the site with a montage of family snapshots and footage. Cynthia met John Lennon at an art class in the British city of Liverpool when she was 18 and the couple married in 1962.
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:06:21 -0400
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