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Box office: 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' skitters to the top, 'Incredibles 2' leaps past $500 million

A less hopeful documentary, “Whitney,” about the life and tragic death of singer Whitney Houston, tallied $ 1.25 million on 452 screens. The film, produced by Roadside Attractions and Miramax, was directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin MacDonald (“The Last King of Scotland,” “Touching the Void”). … ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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Two Fyre Festival Attendees Win $5 Million Lawsuit

Two men who attended last year’s disastrous Fyre Festival have been awarded $ 5 million in damages after winning a lawsuit against festival organizer Billy McFarland, North Carolina newspaper The News & Observer reports. Blogger Seth Crossno and his friend and co-plaintiff Mark Thompson, both of North Carolina, had bought $ 13,000 VIP passes for the festival, thinking they were ...

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Ed Sheeran Is Being Sued for $100 Million for Allegedly Ripping Off Marvin Gaye's 'Let's Get it On'

Ed Sheeran has been hit with a $ 100 million lawsuit, TMZ reports, which claims he ripped off the Marvin Gaye song “Let’s Get It On.”A lawsuit filed last week in 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York alleges that Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” uses “same melody, rhythms, harmonies, drums, bassline, backing chorus, tempo, syncopation a… Entertainment – ...

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Los Angeles Master Chorale receives $1 million gift — and new board chair

“Together, Kiki and David’s support has allowed us to dream big and realize our most impactful artistic endeavors,” Gershon said, “including our upcoming international tours of ‘Lagrime di San Pietro,’ the commissioning and programming of many new works, and the building of a solid foundation for our core programming.” … ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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Relativity Media Investor Claims $12.5 Million Fraud

A hedge fund investor is doubling down on his claim that Ryan Kavanaugh defrauded him into investing into Relativity Media, the twice-bankrupt mini-studio. Carey Metz filed an amended lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday, accusing Kavanaugh, the founder and CEO, of conning him into making a $ 10 million investment in the company in 2013. Metz had earlier ...

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47 Million Expected To Travel For July 4th Holiday, AAA Says

NEW YORK, June 21 (Reuters) – U.S. travelers will hit the roads, rails and airports in record numbers this Fourth of July holiday, despite higher gasoline prices, the nation’s largest automotive advocacy group said on Thursday. Some 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles over the upcoming July Fourth holiday, the fifth consecutive annual increase and highest travel volume since ...

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