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Compilation of Oprah Winfrey magazine columns to be published in September

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Oprah Winfrey's latest book project is a collection of magazine columns by a writer she knows quite well. Oprah Winfrey. "What I Know for Sure" features the monthly essays that Winfrey has written for O, the Oprah Magazine over the past 14 years. Flatiron Books, a new nonfiction imprint of Macmillan, announced Wednesday that "What I Know for Sure" will come out Sept. 2. It will be the imprint's first release.

Larger than life Oprah celebrates 60th birthday quietly at home

By Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fifty came with a televised bash, celebrity friends and a black-tie dinner, but Oprah Winfrey will have a low-key 60th birthday at home in California on Wednesday. The billionaire media entrepreneur will have a "quiet dinner" in the seaside town of Montecito, 90 miles northwest of Los Angeles, says to a source familiar with her plans.

Oprah says incident no 'indictment' of Switzerland

US chat show queen Oprah Winfrey says an alleged racist incident she suffered at a luxury boutique in Switzerland does not warrant an apology from the country. Winfrey, who claims she was the subject of racism when a shop assistant refused to show her an expensive handbag, told journalists Monday in Los Angeles that it wasn't "an indictment against the country." "I'm really sorry that it got blown up. I purposefully did not mention the name of the store," she said at the red carpet premiere of "The Butler," in which she stars alongside Forest Whitaker.

Swiss store denies wrongdoing in Oprah 'racism' spat

A Swiss luxury boutique denied any wrongdoing Friday after US chat show queen Oprah Winfrey claimed she had been the subject of racism when a shop assistant allegedly refused to show her an expensive handbag. Winfrey, one of the richest women in the world, said she had been in Zurich for US singer Tina Turner's wedding in July and had spotted a swanky crocodile handbag while out shopping.

Swiss store denies wrongdoing in Oprah 'racism' spat

A Swiss luxury boutique denied any wrongdoing Friday after US chat show queen Oprah Winfrey claimed she had been the subject of racism when a shop assistant allegedly refused to show her an expensive handbag. Winfrey, one of the richest women in the world, said she had been in Zurich for US singer Tina Turner's wedding in July and had spotted a swanky crocodile handbag while out shopping.

NFL and MLB Legend Deion Sanders Reality Show to Debut on Oprah's OWN

By Tony Maglio LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Oprah Winfrey's OWN announced Thursday a new reality series starring football legend and broadcaster Deion Sanders. "It's Prime's Time" (the show's working title) will depict the daily goings-on of the former dual-sport - he also played baseball - competitor who many consider to be the greatest athlete of all-time. The series will debut next year.

French fryer-maker shares soar after Oprah endorsement

Shares in French appliances group Seb soared on Tuesday after US television personality Oprah Winfrey told her millions of Twitter followers its low-oil fryer had "changed my life". Seb stocks were up 4.05 percent to 62.42 euros in midday trading on the Paris stock exchange, hitting a six-month high. Winfrey had Tweeted on Friday about using the company's T-Fal Actifry, a low-oil fryer which went on the market in the United States in 2011.

Oprah's Lance Armstrong interview viewed by 28 million worldwide

LOS ANGELES, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Some 28 million viewers worldwide watched Oprah Winfrey's two-part interview last week in which cyclist Lance Armstrong finally admitted he had been taking performance-enhancing substances for years, Winfrey's OWN cable TV channel said on Tuesday. OWN said that 12.2 million Americans and 15 million people overseas watched the encounter over two nights and various airings on OWN, with another 800,000 watching online on Oprah.com.

Cycling-Key quotes from 2nd part of Armstrong interview with Oprah Winfrey

NEW YORK, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Key quotes by Lance Armstrong from the second and final part of his televised interview with U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey broadcast on Friday. "I feel humbled and I feel ashamed. This is not good stuff" - On his general feelings. "Do I have remorse? Absolutely. Will it grow? Absolutely. This is the first step and these are my actions. I am paying the price but I deserve it" - On whether he has regrets.

Cycling-Key quotes from Armstrong interview with Oprah Winfrey

NEW YORK, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Key quotes by Lance Armstrong from the first part of his televised interview with Oprah Winfrey on Thursday. "Yes" - On whether he had ever used performance drugs in his cycling career.
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