Sarah Brightman Books Trip To Space

MOSCOW (AP) — Sarah Brightman, beloved by audiences and renowned for her voice’s three-octave range, rocketed to fame more than two decades ago as the heroine of “The Phantom of the Opera.” Now the world’s biggest-selling soprano is heading to outer space.

On Wednesday, Brightman told a…

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Former NBA All Star McGrady Will Play In China

BEIJING (AP) — Seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady says he is headed for China to play for the Qingdao DoubleStar Eagles in the Chinese Basketball Association.

The 33-year-old McGrady will be the highest-profile player in the CBA. Because he played with Chinese basketball star Yao Ming…

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Stan Lee Media Sues Disney Over Marvel Rights

(Reuters) – Stan Lee Media, a company that says it controls the rights to Marvel characters including Spider Man and Iron Man, has filed suit in U.S. District Court in Colorado against the Walt Disney Coseeking “billions of dollars of profits.”
Stan Lee, no longer associated with the company, created…

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Dwyane Wade Introduces The WADE Brand

Dwyane Wade was introduced as the latest member of the Li-Ning family on Wednesday in a press event in Beijing.

Wade, who is in town for a pair of exhibition games against the Los Angeles Clippers for the 2012 NBA China Games, was given the red carpet treatment as…

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Student Takes Discrimination Case to Supreme Court

Supreme Court justices sharply questioned the University of Texas’ use of race in college admissions Wednesday in a case that could lead to new limits on affirmative action.

The court heard arguments in a challenge to the program from a white Texan who contends she was discriminated against when the…

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