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(Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Thursday awarded a victory to Jay-Z in a copyright infringement lawsuit claiming that the rapper sampled without permission from an Egyptian composer’s song for his 1999 hit “Big Pimpin’.” FILE PHOTO: American rapper Jay-Z performs at Bercy stadium in Paris, France, October 17, 2013. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier The 9th
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LONDON (Reuters) – Matt LeBlanc, former star of 1990s U.S. hit comedy “Friends”, said on Thursday he will step down as co-host of the BBC motoring program “Top Gear” after the next series. Cast member Matt LeBlanc speaks at a panel for the television series “Man with a Plan” during the TCA CBS Summer Press
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LONDON (Reuters) – Singer Ed Sheeran picked up two prizes at Britain’s Ivor Novello awards on Thursday, scooping the prestigious Songwriter of the Year prize for a second time while grime star Stormzy won in the album category. FILE PHOTO: Stormzy performs at the Brit Awards at the O2 Arena in London, Britain, February 21,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Meghan Markle was named among the 25 most influential women in Britain on Thursday, according to a list published by UK Vogue magazine which hailed her as forging a new identity for the monarchy. Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends a garden party at Buckingham Palace, in London, Britain May 22, 2018. Dominic
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp’s (6758.T) new chief executive is embracing entertainment content, but for now appears to be steering clear of direct competition with tech giants such as Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Netflix Inc (NFLX.O). FILE PHOTO: Sony Corp’s new President and Chief Executive Officer Kenichiro Yoshida attends a news conference on their business
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Michael Jackson’s estate sued ABC on Wednesday, arguing that a special the network aired last week about the pop singer’s final days used his songs and music videos without permission. FILE PHOTO: U.S. popstar Michael Jackson performs during his “HIStory World Tour” concert in Vienna, July 2, 1997. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo
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LONDON (Reuters) – Dressed in his red hat and blue duffle coat, Paddington Bear heads to London’s St Paul’s cathedral in late creator Michael Bond’s last book about the much-loved children’s character. The author was working on “Paddington at St Paul’s” before his death last year at the age of 91. In his latest adventure,
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