Beyonce slays at tour opening, offers no insight into rumors of marital infidelity
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Beyonce slays at tour opening, offers no insight into rumors of marital infidelity

MIAMI (AP) — Whether scorned woman or confident seductress, Beyonce moved seamlessly between the two on the opening night of her Formation World Tour in Miami, offering no insight into the rumors of marital infidelity fueled by her latest album. Queen B came out swinging Wednesday in an oversized black western hat and bodysuit, trading … Continue reading

Comcast buying DreamWorks Animation for about $3.55B
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Comcast buying DreamWorks Animation for about $3.55B

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the “Shrek,” ”Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda” franchises, for approximately $3.55 billion, strengthening its presence in the important and growing business of children’s entertainment. DreamWorks stockholders will receive $41 for each share they own. That’s a 24 percent premium to the company’s … Continue reading

Prince’s sister says musician had no known will
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Prince’s sister says musician had no known will

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince’s sister believes the superstar musician didn’t have a will and has asked a Minnesota court to appoint a special administrator to oversee his multimillion-dollar estate, according to court documents filed Tuesday that could signal a looming fight over Prince’s assets. Tyka Nelson, Prince’s only surviving full sibling, said in the court … Continue reading

Ice wall at Fukushima plant switched on, but will it work?
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Ice wall at Fukushima plant switched on, but will it work?

TOKYO (AP) — The operator of Japan’s destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant switched on a giant refrigeration system on Thursday to create an unprecedented underground ice wall around its damaged reactors. Radioactive water has been flowing from the reactors, and other methods have failed to fully control it. The decontamination and decommissioning of the plant, damaged … Continue reading

Companies reconsidering North Carolina over LGBT rights
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Companies reconsidering North Carolina over LGBT rights

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory met with gay-rights advocates bearing a letter signed by more than 100 corporate executives urging him to repeal the nation’s first state law limiting the bathroom options for transgender people. The law also excludes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from anti-discrimination protections, and blocks municipalities … Continue reading