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International Emmys to honor J.J. Abrams

November 25, 2013 9:14 AM0 comments
International Emmys to honor J.J. Abrams

NEW YORK — J.J. Abrams may be immersed in a galaxy far, far away these days, but he’s taking a break from preproduction work on the new “Star Wars” film to accept a special honor at the 41st International Emmy Awards Gala. Zachary Quinto, who recently reprised his role of […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports 007 ‘submarine car’ sells for $865,000

September 10, 2013 6:41 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports 007 ‘submarine car’ sells for $865,000

LONDON — A car that transformed into a submarine in the James Bond movie “The Spy Who Loved Me” has been sold at a London auction for 550,000 pounds ($865,000). The distinctively-shaped white Lotus Esprit, designed for an underwater scene in the 1977 film starring Roger Moore, was sold at […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Snowden reporter David Miranda not silenced by detention

August 19, 2013 12:16 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Snowden reporter David Miranda not silenced by detention

RIO DE JANEIRO — An American journalist who has written stories based on documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden said Monday he’ll publish with more fervor after British authorities detained his partner. London police detained David Miranda, who is in a civil union with reporter Glenn […]

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eMediaWorld.com Markets muted despite earlier China volatility

August 18, 2013 5:48 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Markets muted despite earlier China volatility

LONDON — Financial markets were ending the week on a subdued tone Friday, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve will soon start to reduce its monetary stimulus. Chinese shares, by contrast, had a hugely volatile day after a trading frenzy that was blamed on one brokerage’s mistaken computerized orders. […]

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eMediaWorld.com Spanish fishing flotilla protests near Gibraltar

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eMediaWorld.com Spanish fishing flotilla protests near Gibraltar

LA LINEA DE LA CONCEPCION, Spain — Spanish fishermen in some 60 fishing boats protested on Sunday the building of an artificial reef near the disputed British territory of Gibraltar. The construction of the reef has soured relations between Madrid and London. The fishermen claim the reef of around 70 […]

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eMediaWorld.com NY prosecutor: ‘London Whale’ charges a warning

August 16, 2013 4:32 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com NY prosecutor: ‘London Whale’ charges a warning

NEW YORK — Financial companies need to create an honest culture among employees to prevent the kind of conspiracy that enabled two former JPMorgan Chase & Co. traders in London to falsify bank records to cover up trading losses that cost the bank more than $6 billion, authorities say. U.S. […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Legal tussle erupts over bones of Richard III

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eMediaWorld.com: Legal tussle erupts over bones of Richard III

LONDON — He’s been deposed, reviled, buried and dug up, and now a new battle looms over England’s King Richard III. A British High Court judge on Friday granted a group of Richard’s relatives permission to challenge plans to rebury the 15th-century monarch in the central England city of Leicester, […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Forecast-busting US jobless claims data hit stocks

August 15, 2013 9:45 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com: Forecast-busting US jobless claims data hit stocks

LONDON — A fall in weekly U.S. jobless claims to a near six-year low Thursday reinforced expectations that the Federal Reserve will start to reduce its monetary stimulus next month, sending stocks sharply lower and the dollar up. The Labor Department reported that weekly claims slid 15,000 last week to […]

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eMediaWorld.com Entertainment world leads outcry against Russia

August 10, 2013 2:02 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Entertainment world leads outcry against Russia

LONDON — From Hollywood to Broadway, the entertainment industry is using its star power and financial muscle to raise a storm of protest over the anti-gay legislation in Russia that is battering the image of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Actor-playwright Harvey Fierstein, British writer-actor Stephen Fry and ‘Star Trek’ […]

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eMediaWorld.com ‘Kick-Ass 2′ director responds to Jim Carrey

August 9, 2013 11:06 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com ‘Kick-Ass 2′ director responds to Jim Carrey

LONDON — “Kick-Ass 2″ director Jeff Wadlow is defending his film after star Jim Carrey chose not to promote the action comedy because of its violence. Carrey, who plays vigilante Colonel Stars and Stripes in the sequel to the 2010 hit, has distanced himself from the film, saying the shooting […]

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