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US begins court battle against publishing giants’ merger

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government and publishing titan Penguin Random House exchanged opening salvos in a federal antitrust trial Monday as the U.S. seeks to block the biggest U.S. book publisher from absorbing rival Simon & Schuster. The case comes as a key test of the Biden administration’s antitrust policy. …

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Girl bonding with Imee and Kring

Cristina Gonzalez-Romualdez and Senator Imee Marcos IT'S a celebration of beauty and friendship in Senator Imee Marcos' brand-new vlogs this weekend on her official YouTube channel. With her longtime friend and very special celebrity guest, Marcos bonds with film and television actress turned public servant Cristina Gonzalez-Romualdez. Fans can look …

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‘Lyric and Beat’ celebrates Jonathan Manalo’s musicality

Jonathan Manalo, the — prolific and multi-awarded songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer — is one of the most respected and celebrated music personalities in the Philippines today. Young, all-around Kapamilya performers promise to make audiences sing and dance to the beat of their dreams. A recipient of the inaugural …

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A ‘Gray Man’ and ‘Super-Pets’

Last weekend, I sat at the press screening for “DC League of Super-Pets” with some hardcore DC fans and families with kids — what I figured would be the obvious target market for this film. Yet I may have had as much fun as they did. This movie got me …

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UK to host Eurovision Song Contest 2023

The European Broadcasting Union has confirmed that the United Kingdom and the British Broadcasting Corporation will have the right to host the 67th edition of the contest in 2023. Sam Ryder, who finished in 2nd place for the United Kingdom in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. PHOTO FROM SAM RY-DER’S …

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Trolling along: Fetterman going big on social media vs. Oz

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the Democratic candidate for the Pennsylvania Senate seat, speaks during a video interview from his home in Braddock, Pa., July 20, 2022. HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — In one of this year’s most competitive U.S. Senate races, the biggest moments aren’t playing out on the campaign …

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