Entertainment http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22986/all en Britain's FTSE 100 stalls above 6,000 at 17-month highs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/britains-ftse-100-stalls-above-6000-at-17-month-highs <p>* FTSE 100 up half a point, remains above 6,000</p> <p>* Momentum wanes as investors focus on U.S. outlook</p> <p>* Banks, commodities stall after previous session's gains</p> <p>* Compass drops after Espirito downgrade</p> <p>* Retailer Next rallies after lifting profit guidance</p> <p>By David Brett</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/britains-ftse-100-stalls-above-6000-at-17-month-highs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Earnings quality Entertainment Finance Financial economics FTSE 100 FTSE 100 Index Fundamental analysis Person Career Quotation Thomson Reuters Thu, 03 Jan 2013 12:57:12 +0000 5730964 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/reuters-people-news-summary <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Putin gives tax exile Depardieu <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/russia">Russian</a> citizenship</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Autograph British people Cinema of the United States Conviction D-A-S-H Entertainment Family Relation Film Human Interest Kardashian family Kim Kardashian Mick Jagger Movie Release Person Attributes Person Career Person Party Person Relation President Quotation Rees-Mogg Reuters Social Issues Sylvester Stallone Technology The Expendables Thomson Reuters Thu, 03 Jan 2013 12:59:12 +0000 5730965 at http://www.globalpost.com US STOCKS-Futures drop after rally as investors book profit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/us-stocks-futures-drop-after-rally-investors-book-profit <p>* Jobless claims, ADP employment report on tap</p> <p>* Fed to release minutes from FOMC Dec meeting</p> <p>* Costco December same-store sales up 9 pct</p> <p>* Futures off: S&amp;P 4 pts, Dow 20 pts, Nasdaq 4.75 pts</p> <p>By Angela Moon</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/us-stocks-futures-drop-after-rally-investors-book-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Costco Costco Wholesale Corp Dow Jones Industrial Average Economy of the United States Entertainment Futures contract Investment Labor NASDAQ NASDAQ-100 Quotation Stock market Thomson Reuters Thu, 03 Jan 2013 13:22:27 +0000 5730966 at http://www.globalpost.com US STOCKS-Fed minutes short-circuit Wall St rally http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/us-stocks-fed-minutes-short-circuit-wall-st-rally <p>* Fed to continue asset buys as doubts grow * Investors eye congressional-White House battles ahead * Retailers post December sales * Positive jobs data has little impact * Indexes down: Dow 0.16 pct, S&amp;P 0.21 pct, Nasdaq 0.38 pct By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dipped on Thursday after signs the Federal Reserve has growing concern about its highly stimulative monetary policy, giving investors reason to pull back after a two-day rally.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/us-stocks-fed-minutes-short-circuit-wall-st-rally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Dow Jones & Company Dow Jones Industrial Average Economy of the United States Entertainment Environment Financial economics Futures contract Health Labor Law New York Stock Exchange Person Career Politics Quotation Stock market US Federal Reserve USD Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:04 +0000 5731089 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Putin makes French film star Depardieu a Russian http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-3-putin-makes-french-film-star-depardieu-russian <p>* Actor is high-profile campaigner against tycoon tax * Depardieu applied for passport after Putin comments - Kremlin * Hollande redrafting tax law after ruled unconstitutional (Adds reaction from media, politicians, background) By Alexei Anishchuk and Megan Davies MOSCOW, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted citizenship to Gerard Depardieu, the French movie star whose decision to quit his homeland to avoid a tax hike prompted accusations of national betrayal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-3-putin-makes-french-film-star-depardieu-russian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> actor Belgium Beslan school hostage crisis Diplomatic Relations Dmitry Rogozin Entertainment Francois Hollande Gérard Depardieu Gerard Depardieu Government Government of Russia Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur Human Interest Megan Davies Moscow theater hostage crisis Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Person Party Politics of Russia Quotation Russia Russian Orthodox Christians Social Issues Technology Vladimir Putin Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:26 +0000 5731096 at http://www.globalpost.com GLOBAL ECONOMY-US activity picks up, hopes for euro zone rise http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/global-economy-us-activity-picks-hopes-euro-zone-rise <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* US services sector expands in Dec, hiring up sharply</p> <p>* U.S. employers add 155,000 jobs across economy in Dec</p> <p>* Surveys suggest euro zone downturn is easing</p> <p>* UK service sector declines, fourth quarter contraction seen</p> <p>By Steven C. Johnson and Andy Bruce</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/global-economy-us-activity-picks-hopes-euro-zone-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Business cycle Economic history Economics Economist Economy of the European Union Economy of the People's Republic of China Economy of the United States Entertainment Euro Health Labor Law Macroeconomics Person Career Quotation Recessions Social Issues Unemployment United States housing bubble Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 17:18:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731144 at http://www.globalpost.com Nancy Pelosi gets gig on '30 Rock' TV finale http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/nancy-pelosi-gets-gig-30-rock-tv-finale <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Nancy Pelosi will play some comedic hardball with Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey in the series finale of TV comedy "30 Rock," the Democratic leader in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Friday.</p> <p>The Emmy-winning show created by comedienne Fey about the day-to-day life of fictional sketch comedy show will air its final episode on Jan. 31 after seven seasons.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/nancy-pelosi-gets-gig-30-rock-tv-finale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 30 Rock 30 Rock Amy Poehler Entertainment IO Theater Nancy Pelosi Parodies of Sarah Palin Person Career Pilot Quotation Saturday Night Live Saturday Night Live parodies of Sarah Palin Television Tina Fey Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 19:31:02 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731174 at http://www.globalpost.com Budget battles threaten to limit Obama's second-term agenda http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/budget-battles-threaten-limit-obamas-second-term-agenda <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>* Fiscal fights may consume Washington, elbow out all else</p> <p>* Obama vows to push ahead with broader agenda</p> <p>* 'A high level of dysfunction' makes legislative wins hard</p> <p>By John Whitesides</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - After a brutal "fiscal cliff" battle, President Barack Obama's looming budget confrontation with Congress threatens to sharply curtail his second-term agenda and limit his ambitions on priorities such as immigration reform and gun control.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/budget-battles-threaten-limit-obamas-second-term-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Barack Obama Barack Obama foreign policy Business Candidate Position Democratic Party Economic policy of Barack Obama Economy of the United States Entertainment Environment Government Health Joe Biden Labor Person Career Politics Presidency of Barack Obama Quotation Social Issues United States United States public debt Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 19:31:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731175 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>HBO's Liberace film aims to humanize through love story</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Jugglers Liberace Motorsport Nationality Patrick Dempsey Person Career Person Location Quotation Scott Thorson Social Issues Tully's Coffee United States Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:23:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731249 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/venezuela">Venezuela</a> searches for fashion boss Missoni's plane</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brigitte Bardot Business Celebrity Cinema of the United States Employment Relation Entertainment Family Relation Film Gérard Depardieu Helen Mirren Kardashian Kardashian family Kim Kardashian Movie Release Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Person Relation Person Travel Quotation Reuters Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:23:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731254 at http://www.globalpost.com Syrians brush off Assad speech, fighting continues http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/syrians-brush-assad-speech-fighting-continues <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>By Oliver Holmes</p> <p>BEIRUT, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Syrians said on Monday they<br /> expected only war after a speech by President Bashar al-Assad<br /> that was billed as a peace plan, and fighting resumed in the<br /> capital just a few miles from where he spoke.</p> <p>Hours after Assad addressed cheering loyalists at the<br /> Damascus Opera House on Sunday, clashes raged just a few miles<br /> away near the road to the city's international airport, the<br /> Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/syrians-brush-assad-speech-fighting-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Armed Attack Asia Assad family Bashar al-Assad Bashar al-Assad Entertainment Fertile Crescent Golan Heights Hafez al-Assad Person Career Politics Quotation Syria Technology War Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:08:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731326 at http://www.globalpost.com Art sleuth finds Matisse 25 years after Swedish heist http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/art-sleuth-finds-matisse-25-years-after-swedish-heist <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>STOCKHOLM, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A British art sleuth has<br /> recovered a painting by French artist Matisse that was stolen<br /> from a Stockholm museum 25 years ago.</p> <p>Matisse's "Le Jardin", valued at about 6 million crowns<br /> ($916,200), was recovered by Christopher Marinello, an art<br /> recovery specialist at the Art Loss Register in London.</p> <p>"It is fantastic that the painting has turned up again,"<br /> said Kristin Ek, spokeswoman for the Moderna Museet in<br /> Stockholm. "It was stolen so long ago that really we had almost<br /> given up hope."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/art-sleuth-finds-matisse-25-years-after-swedish-heist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art theft Christopher Marinello Entertainment Henri Matisse Modern art Modern painters Moderna Museet Person Career Quotation Visual arts Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:08:58 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731331 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news<br /> briefs.</p> <p>'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Silver Linings' get box-office boost</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calvin Harris CDATA EMI Employment Relation Entertainment Family Relation Michael Haneke Music Music industry Parlophone Person Attributes Person Career Person Relation Popular music Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731336 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-odd-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>Cat caught sneaking saw, phone into Brazil prison</p> <p>RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A cat carrying a saw and a<br /> mobile phone was "detained" as it entered a prison gate in<br /> northeast Brazil, Brazilian media reported on Saturday. Prison<br /> guards were surprised when they saw a white cat crossing the<br /> main gate of the prison, its body wrapped with tape. A closer<br /> look showed the feline also carried drills, an earphone, a<br /> memory card, batteries and a phone charger.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-odd-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beslan school hostage crisis CDATA Cricket Cricket in Sri Lanka Disaster Entertainment Gérard Depardieu Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur Moscow theater hostage crisis Natural Disaster Passport Person Career Person Communication Person Location Person Party Quotation Rangana Herath Russian passport Social Issues Vaas Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731337 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Schwarzenegger is back, and Hollywood hopes he's still a<br /> star</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As he famously droned on-screen in<br /> his signature "Terminator" movies, Arnold Schwarzenegger is<br /> back. A year after leaving the California governor's office and<br /> becoming tabloid fodder for fathering a boy with his family's<br /> housekeeper and splitting with his wife, Maria Shriver, the<br /> 65-year old former bodybuilder will star in no less than three<br /> Hollywood movies over the next 12 months.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arnold Schwarzenegger Beslan school hostage crisis CDATA Civil awards and decorations Entertainment Family Relation Gérard Depardieu Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur Mandela Moscow theater hostage crisis Nationality Nelson Mandela Person Attributes Person Career Person Communication Person Location Person Party Person Relation Quotation Social Issues South Africa Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731341 at http://www.globalpost.com