Monday, November 30, 2015
Man hit by van outside Eddie Izzard show

Authorities say a van hit an elderly man outside a Tampa Bay area performing arts center about two hours before actor and comedian Eddie Izzard was set to take the stage.

Clearwater police spokesman Rob Shaw says the crash occurred behind Ruth Eckerd Hall shortly before 6 p.m. Monday. Izzard's show was scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. No delays were reported.

Box Office Top 20: 'The Hunger Games' rules again

Audiences had a number of new movie-going options over the Thanksgiving weekend, including "The Good Dinosaur" and "Creed," but it was "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2" that held on to the top spot for the second weekend in a row.

The final chapter in the "Hunger Games" saga earned a hefty $52 million, bringing its domestic total to $198.5 million. Disney and Pixar's animated family film "The Good Dinosaur" took second place with a solid $39.2 million.

Judge lets case questioning mogul's mental state proceed

A judge has decided that a case challenging media mogul Sumner Redstone's capacity to make health care decisions for himself can proceed.

The case was filed in Los Angeles by a longtime friend of the 92-year-old Redstone, who controls CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc.

Singer Marc Anthony making pitch as sports agent

Another entertainer is joining Jay-Z in the sports agent business — singer Marc Anthony.

Anthony founded Magnus Media this year. The company said Monday it is forming a joint venture that will represent Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman.

La Scala gala season premiere to open under extra security

La Scala's gala season premiere of Verdi's "Giovanna d'Arco" ("Joan of Arc") will take place under extra security in the wake of the Paris attacks and indications that the famed Milanese theater is a possible target for extremists.

General Manager Alexander Pereira said Monday that guests would pass through metal detectors as part of enhanced security measures. Pereira told reporters Monday that "I think everyone can come with tranquility."

Apple Music adds streaming for wireless Sonos speakers

Apple is adding a missing element to its streaming music service by making it possible for home listeners to send tunes from Apple Music to WiFi-enabled speakers made by Sonos.

The two companies say Apple Music subscribers who own Sonos sound systems will be able to play a "beta" version of Apple Music through the Sonos app starting Dec. 15. A final version will be released early next year.

'Racing Extinction' sounds the alarm for vanishing species

When Discovery Channel's "Racing Extinction" debuts worldwide, the documentary's creators will be looking for more than ratings and critical reaction. It's action they're after.

Oscar-winning director Louie Psihoyos ("The Cove") says the film is intended as a call to arms to prevent a grim future for Earth and its steadily vanishing species.

The Latest: Demonstrators rally for justice for Freddie Gray

The latest on the trial of a police officer accused in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a spinal injury in the back of a transport van (all times local):

8 p.m.

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