"Furious 7" roared away from its rivals once more to claim top spot in the North American box office for a second straight week, with nearly $60 million in ticket sales, industry figures showed Monday.
The seventh film in the stunt-filled "Fast and Furious" street-racing franchise that has raked in more than $2 billion worldwide since 2001, "Furious 7" pulled in more than $251 million in its first two weekends, according to box office tracker Exhibitor Relations.Full Story
Sao Paulo Fashion Week was off and running Monday focused on the summer 2016 season, as well as this week's last turn on the catwalk for local girl-turned-supermodel Gisele Bundchen.
Designers are showing their next season through Friday at a park in this sprawling megacity, from Osklen to Ellus, to Alexandre Herchcovitch, Ronaldo Fraga and Joao Pimenta.Full Story
The birth of Prince William and his wife Kate's second baby will cap a momentous four years for Britain's golden couple, completing their journey from student sweethearts to regal domesticity.
The couple have cultivated an image as down-to-earth parents ever since William drove his new family home from hospital after the birth of Prince George in 2013, his hands-on approach being in stark contrast to previous generations of royal fathers.Full Story
U.S. reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her rapper husband Kanye West were in Jerusalem's Old City Monday for the baptism of their daughter at the Armenian Cathedral, church officials said.
The couple flew in from Armenia, landing at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport before driving straight to the Holy City for the ceremony.Full Story
A planned concert by Akon was called off in Kuwait after conservative lawmakers criticized it on moral grounds.
The American singer whose hits include "Smack That" and "I Wanna Love You" was scheduled to headline a weekend event also featuring local performers to raise awareness about the dangers of phone use while driving.Full Story
It wouldn't really be an MTV award show without a bit of booty, now would it?
Despite being peppered with accolades for the serious teen drama "The Fault in Our Stars" and its thoughtful star Shailene Woodley, the MTV Movie Awards still managed to provide several moments of silliness Sunday, including a rump-shaking Channing Tatum and a scantily clad Rebel Wilson. As always, the prizes were secondary to the irreverence.Full Story
Actor Ryan Reynolds was the victim of a hit-and-run in a hotel parking lot, his publicist and Vancouver police said Sunday.
"While walking, Ryan was struck by a paparazzi driving a car through an underground parking garage," publicist Leslie Sloane said. "The man fled the scene. Ryan is okay."Full Story
Teen tear-jerker "The Fault in Our Stars" and "American Sniper" actor Bradley Cooper were the big winners at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Cooper took Best Male Performance for "Sniper" -- Clint Eastwood's Iraq war drama which was nominated for six Oscars and was a massive hit at the North American box office.Full Story
Rapper and reality TV star Nelly is facing felony drug charges after being arrested in Tennessee on Saturday.
Tennessee Highway Patrol said in a news release that Nelly, whose real name is Cornell Haynes, was pulled over about 9:20 a.m. because the bus he was riding in failed to display a U.S. Department of Transportation and International Fuel Tax Association sticker.Full Story
The co-founder of a famed Seattle recording studio is being sued to turn over the master recording tapes from a defining album of the grunge era — "Temple of the Dog," which featured members of Pearl Jam and Soundgarden.
A&M Records filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court last week, The Seattle Times reported. The company said it bought the album from the supergroup in 1991, but Rajan Parashar, who launched London Bridge Studios with his brother, won't give up the master tapes.Full Story