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January 2, 2014
Macy's and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia say they have settled a breach-of-contract lawsuit involving J.C. Penney. But Macy's said the settlement does not impact its lawsuit against J.C. Penney Co., which is still ongoing. Macy's Inc. and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. said Thursday that their settlement terms are confidential and not material to their businesses. Both companies said that they look forward to "a continued, successful partnership together. " Macy's has had an exclusive merchandising contract with Martha Stewart since 2006, including items like bedding and bath products.
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BUSINESS
January 2, 2014 | By Tiffany Hsu
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Macy's announced Thursday that they had settled a lawsuit that accused Stewart's company of violating an exclusivity agreement by selling products at rival chain J.C. Penney. Neither MSLO nor Macy's disclosed terms of the arrangement. Macy's said the deal doesn't affect its ongoing suit against J.C. Penney. The tussle stemmed from Stewart's 2011 deal to sell home goods in J.C. Penney stores and for the retailer to snap up a nearly 17% share of MSLO.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 20, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
It's a rare thing to see a comedian get turned into a blubbering mess of tears on national TV, but that's exactly what happened Thursday night as "The Daily Show" bid farewell to one of their own. Longtime correspondent (and recent fill-in host) John Oliver left the show this week to start his own comedy show on HBO. And as a way of sending him off in style, Stewart faked Oliver into thinking he was doing a comedy bit on nuts left around Buckingham Palace for the queen to snack on and then pulled a switcheroo and presented him with a "greatest hits" tribute.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 18, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Back in the most heated days of the Iraq war, Erik Prince and his private security firm Blackwater were all over the news with reports of its contracted soldiers creating a touchy political situation alongside the United States' enlisted men on the field of battle. On Tuesday, Prince visited Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show" to plug his new book, "Civilian Warriors" and attempt to set forth his own side of what's gone on over the past decade. Stewart gave Prince the whole, "Can you stick around?"
SPORTS
December 11, 2013 | By Dylan Hernandez
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Perhaps the trade rumors will resurface in spring training or at the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline. But for now, the Dodgers' plan is to hold on to Matt Kemp. That's what Kemp's agent said he was told by General Manager Ned Colletti at baseball's winter meetings on Wednesday. "He said that they're not going to move him," said Dave Stewart, the former All-Star pitcher who represents Kemp. Before the winter meetings, Stewart told The Times he would be surprised if his client wasn't traded this winter because of the unusual amount of media speculation about Kemp's future.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 11, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Kristen Stewart's got the look: The actress has been named the new face of Chanel. "The Twilight Saga" star will, according to Vogue, represent the iconic French fashion house's 2013 Métiers d'Art Paris-Dallas collection campaign, to be shot and helmed by maestro Karl Lagerfeld. The country-western themed pre-fall campaign is set for May 2014 release and comes on the heels of the 23-year-old's shots for Balenciaga's Florabotanica campaign . Lagerfeld, 80, also debuted his latest film, "The Return," which chronicles brand founder Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel's reopening of her Paris couture house following World War II, at the brand's Metiers d'Art show at Dallas' Fair Park on Tuesday.
SPORTS
December 8, 2013 | By Dylan Hernandez
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  - Matt Kemp doesn't want to go anywhere, but his agent is convinced the Dodgers will trade him this off-season. "I'd be surprised if it doesn't happen," said Dave Stewart, the former major league pitcher who represents Kemp. Stewart noted that Kemp's possible departure has been rumored for more than a month. "I haven't heard a player's name floated around like that and something not happen," Stewart said. So, for the first time in his decade as an agent, Stewart will attend baseball's winter meetings, which start Monday.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 4, 2013 | By John Horn
At its inception 30 years ago, the Sundance Film Festival was dedicated to low-budget films made outside the studio system, a celebration of fresh cinematic voices telling daring, imaginative stories. Back then Hollywood stars barely factored into the equation. It's this legacy that makes the lineup for this January's festival all the more startling: A-list actors will be as deep in Park City, Utah, as the mountain resort's snow. The shift is a consequence of the tilt of studio slates - where adult dramas have been routed by comic-book adaptations, sequels and remakes - and the economics of independent film financing, where having recognizable performers is often the only way to attract funding.
SPORTS
November 26, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
If you want an early candidate for City Section player of the year, mark down the name of 6-foot-5 senior Elijah Stewart of Westchester. He gave little glimpses of his immense skills on Tuesday night, scoring 23 points and playing strong defense in helping the Comets defeat Long Beach Poly, 72-60, in a quarterfinal game of the Redondo tournament. Stewart signed with Loyola Marymount. Coach Ed Azzam calls him "a puppy learning the game. " And if all goes well by season's end, he and the Comets will be trying to win a 13th City title for Azzam, who's in his 35th season as coach.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 25, 2013 | By David Ng
Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart -- better known as Magneto and Prof. Charles Xavier, respectively, to "X-Men" fans -- are currently taking a breather from the superhero franchise and starring together in Broadway repertory productions of Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land" and Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot. " The revolving productions, which officially opened Sunday at the Cort Theatre in New York, were performed at Berkeley Repertory Theatre earlier this year en route to Broadway.
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